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  • AB de Villiers and Brendon McCullum are two gentlemen of the game 2 days ago

    "Cricket is a game that owes much of its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its Laws but also within the Spirit of the Game. Any action which is seen to abuse this spirit causes injury to the game itself. The major responsibility...
  • World Cup: India won't fancy their chance against Australia, says Darren Gough 3 days ago

    Darren Gough feels that Team India would have liked to face anyone but Australia and this will be a difficult match for them. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum confident ahead of West Indies match 1 week ago

    Brendon McCullum also said that New Zealand will try to play an entertaining and attacking brand of cricket. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fans celebrate India's win on streets of Melbourne 1 week ago

    Indian fans were dancing and enjoying on the streets outside Melbourne Cricket Ground after one-sided victory over Bangladesh on Thursday. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia to beat Pakistan with ease, says Brad Hogg March 19, 2015

    Brad Hogg also said that Mohammad Irfan injury will be a big plus for Australia and that's going to put holes in Pakistan's bowling attack. ...
  • World Cup: Bowlers can help Pakistan beat Australia, says Darren Gough March 19, 2015

    Pakistan need to win the toss and field first and reverse swing can be key for team from sub continent against Australia. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Three local coaches behind Team India' success March 17, 2015

    During the recent Test series, one of the Channel Nine commentators admitted that he didn't have the faintest idea who India's bowling coach was. While that was an indictment of how far Nine's once-august standards have fallen, it also should have come as no surprise. If Bharat Arun walked down...
  • Mahela Jayawardene enjoying his last World Cup March 16, 2015

    So dominant has Sri Lanka's batting been in this World Cup that Mahela Jayawardene has batted just twice in the last four games. Having started with a duck against New Zealand in the tournament opener on February 14, Jayawardene made an even 100 against Afghanistan, a crucial knock given Sri...
  • World Cup: We have to remain calm and play with freedom, says Williamson March 16, 2015

    Kane Williamson also said that it is important to focus a bit on Chris Gayle but it's more important that Kiwis focus on their own skills. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Michael Holding unhappy with West Indies attitude March 16, 2015

    West Indies will be hoping that Chris Gayle will be fit for the quarter-finals, and his battle against Tim Southee and Trent Boult will be an interesting contest, said Michael Holding. ...
  • World Cup: West Indies captain in knots over weather, NRR worries March 14, 2015

    With a storm threatening to play a part in Napier on Sunday, Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, said that it was imperative, for more reasons than one, that West Indies to beat United Arab Emirates in as little time as possible. Unlike UAE, who have nothing to lose, West Indies'...
  • New Zealand are favourites to win the World Cup, says David Warner March 12, 2015

    It's been a pretty up-and-down World Cup for David Warner. Australia's dynamic opening batsman lies in the upper half of the run-scorers' chart, having scored 243 runs in four games to date, but 178 of them came in one hit alone - against Afghanistan at the WACA ground in...
  • Darren Gough blasts England selectors after World Cup exit March 12, 2015

    Former England pacer Darren Gough thinks Peter Moores has made some huge mistakes and Kevin Pietersen should be in the ODI team. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Eoin Morgan blames inconsistency for early exit March 10, 2015

    Eoin Morgan said it is "unbelievably disappointing" that they crashed out of the World Cup after losing to Bangladesh. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair delighted with performance in the final March 9, 2015

    "Yes, I shouted that he has to run three." That was Karun Nair speaking of the only 'three' run in an as yet unbroken 239-run stand with KL Rahul in the Ranji Trophy final. The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai isn't a small one and when Nair clipped Prashanth Parameswaran to the...
  • Peter Moores hopes to stay in charge despite England's failure in World Cup March 9, 2015

    "I want to carry on desperately, yeah," said Peter Moores, a few minutes after England crashed out of the World Cup following a 15-run loss at the hands of Bangladesh on Monday (March 9) night, ruling out any possibility of a mid-term resignation. The England coach, in his second stint in...
  • World Cup 2015: Gavin Larsen talks about Associates, McCulum and India March 9, 2015

    Gavin Larsen says he has been impressed with the way Associate nations have played in the tournament and Team India have World Cup pedigree along with New Zealand and Australia. ...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc key for Australia in World Cup March 8, 2015

    More than any other Australian cricketer in this World Cup, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc have shown they can ride a wave. The match-up with Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 8) had an elemental force. Australia surged to 376 before Sri Lanka swept the other way....
  • World Cup 2015: My job is to get best out of players, says Clarke March 8, 2015

    This hasn't been the easiest month of Michael Clarke's career. Australia's World Cup campaign has had only one notable stutter, against New Zealand at Eden Park, but the questions about Clarke's fitness and value to the side have not gone away. On Sunday (March 8), as Shane Watson returned to...
  • World Cup 2015: Fifth-change bowler for SA is a problem, says Brad Hogg March 8, 2015

    Brad Hogg also said that South Africa are heavily dependent on AB de Villiers and they won't go ahead of semi-finals in the tournament. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Day off for Team India in Wellington March 8, 2015

    Team India will resume training on Monday before next game, against Ireland, on Tuesday. ...
  • World Cup: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach quarters March 8, 2015

    Sydney: For 25 overs with the ball and 40 overs with the bat, at a Sydney Cricket Ground that felt like Colombo, Sri Lanka gave Australia a real scare. Glenn Maxwell's explosive hitting fetched him a 51-ball century and propelled Australia to 376 for 9, but with Kumar Sangakkara scoring...
  • World Cup: AB de Villiers disappointed after loss against Pakistan March 7, 2015

    AB de Villiers took responsibility for the shock 29-run World Cup loss to Pakistan and said his team needs to give more. ...
  • From manufacturing bullets to playing cricket - meet Domnic Joseph March 1, 2015

    For close to a decade after he turned 18, Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy's connect with professional cricket was via a small television set at the High Explosive Factory on the outskirts of Pune, where he works as a bullet manufacturer for the Indian Armed Forces. His father's death when Domnic was...
  • A hat-trick of wins and India's best ever World Cup start March 1, 2015

    Never before have India started a World Cup in such rip-roaring fashion. Not when they crashed into the final in South Africa in 2003. Not even when they conquered the world on their way to title triumphs in England in 1983 and in their own backyard four years ago. For the...
  • ICC World Cup: Krishna Karate makes India vs UAE a special contest February 26, 2015

    At noon on February 28, the more enthusiastic cricket lovers of the village of Kollengode, some 20 km from the town of Palakkad in Kerala, will gather at a clearing and congregate before a giant screen erected to showcase one match. India will be playing a World Cup match in...
  • Ten-day break worked wonders for India's World Cup defence: Ravi Shastri February 26, 2015

    It didn't take Ravi Shastri long to stamp his character on this young Indian team. From the time he took over as team director ahead of the One-Day International series in England last August, the former India captain has stressed on positivity, aggression and a sense of team. Without stepping...
  • World Cup: Dhoni kept the fire burning, and it's showing February 24, 2015

    Within minutes of India quelling Pakistan's feeble challenge in their World Cup opener in Adelaide more than a week back, a senior journalist asked Mahendra Singh Dhoni, in all seriousness, where India's skipper hid his magic wand, a wand he has waved with stunning effect on the big stage. "That magic...
  • Sorry for hunting expedition, Glenn McGrath finds surprise support February 23, 2015

    Glenn McGrath was a hero of three successful Australian World Cup campaigns (1999, 2003 and 2007), but in recent days his image has taken quite a battering with local newspapers revealing that he hunted big game in Africa in 2008. The news copies, complete with unflattering images of him posing...
  • ICC World Cup: When Melbourne turned into Mumbai and Mohali February 23, 2015

    This could so easily have been Mumbai or Mohali, given the sea of blue that drove the Indian team and the profusion of Indian flags across the vast expanse of the hugely populated stands. In reality, this was the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia's pride and joy, by a distance the...