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  • ICC World Cup: A Dhoni special and India sail into the quarters 7 hours 49 minutes ago

    He delivers when the team needs him the most. We saw it in the 2011 World Cup final and we saw it today. MS Dhoni may not have an ODI century out of the subcontinent but if his 30s and 40s can contribute to the team retaining the Cup, no...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni demands more from allrounder Jadeja 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Holders India marched into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with their fourth consecutive win but all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja's form with the bat has left captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni a worried man. Left-arm spinner Jadeja has three triple centuries in India's first-class cricket, but has scored 3, 2 and 13 in...
  • World Cup 2015: We should have at least scored 270, says Holder 8 hours 32 minutes ago

    Perth: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his team's poor batting for the defeat against India as he felt an ideal score on the WACA strip was 270 and not the 182 runs they managed in the ICC Cricket World Cup group league encounter, here on Friday. Asked if they were...
  • Kings of Cricket: India beat WI, enter World Cup quarters 9 hours 18 minutes ago

    A superlative bowling performance and a cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni eventually helped India muster a four-wicket win against the West Indies to notch their fourth consecutive 2015 World Cup win. ...
  • MS Dhoni overtakes Sourav Ganguly's record of most away ODI wins 9 hours 23 minutes ago

    Perth: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday surpassed former skipper Sourav Ganguly as the most successful Indian captain in terms of ODI victories achieved on foreign shores. The four-wicket win over the West Indies in the cricket World Cup here was Dhoni's 59th while Ganguly had 58 victories under his belt. The current...
  • World Cup 2015: Twitter lauds quarter-finalists India 9 hours 25 minutes ago

    India rallied around swing bowler Mohammed Shami's three-wicket performance to beat the West Indies by four wickets and remain unbeaten and in first place in Pool B in the World Cup. Chasing West Indies' modest 182 all out, India scored 185 for six in 39.1 overs. The defending champions made heavy...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Holi-day for Indians in Perth 9 hours 29 minutes ago

    Indian fans celebrated Holi ahead of the India vs West Indies encounter on the Perth streets. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Dhoni credits bowlers in low-scoring win over WI 9 hours 36 minutes ago

    Perth: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for his bowlers after the Men in Blue earned a hard-fought win against the West Indies to move into the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup, here on Friday. Table-toppers India managed a four-wicket win at the WACA to keep a clean...
  • ICC World Cup: Bowlers, gutsy Dhoni edge West Indies; India in quarters 10 hours 21 minutes ago

    India, after bowling out the opposition for 182, needed a good batting performance to back up the bowlers but failed to do so on a lively WACA pitch. The ball moved around a bit more under lights, making life difficult for the Indian batsmen, and it was left to the...
  • ICC World Cup: Indian bowling's renaissance vindicated at Perth 10 hours 59 minutes ago

    This was a good one month back. "No chance, they don't have the bowling to defend," said a boy tapping at his smartphone, leaning dejectedly on the glass that supports the corner seats in Delhi Metro. Chins turned towards him, searching if he had a companion. Finding none but the...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: teams getting down to the business end 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    The only remaining unbeaten teams at the Cricket World Cup - India and New Zealand - hope to consolidate their already strong positions as the tournament moves into the final week of preliminary matches. Defending champion India, in first place in Pool B after three wins, can clinch a quarterfinal place...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni keeps without pads against West Indies 12 hours 54 minutes ago

    Perth: Once again bringing his street-smart side to the fore, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept for a few deliveries without pads as he gave his gear to Ajinkya Rahane standing at silly mid-off against Ravichandran Ashwin in the World Cup match against West Indies on Friday. It was one of...
  • Can West Indies end India's winning run at the World Cup 2015? 17 hours 12 minutes ago

    This is India's final match in the group against a Test playing nation and a win will in all certainty seal a top placed finish in group B. ...
  • Kim Kardashian: I have the hairiest forehead you could ever imagine 18 hours 54 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she has the hairiest forehead. "I have the hairiest forehead you could ever imagine, and I would always break out and get all cracky on my forehead just from all the hair that I had," Kim was quoted by peoplestylewatch.com as saying. "So in...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, World Cup 2015, Match 28 19 hours 29 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The build-up to India vs West Indies Pool B battle on Friday has been far from ideal. An unwanted fall out between Virat Kohli and an Indian journalist has shifted focus away from the battle on the field. Hopefully, the face-off...
  • World Cup: India aim to extend winning streak against the West Indies Yesterday

    A confident Team India with three victories so far will aim to carry on their momentum when they take on West Indies in their fourth league match of the World Cup on Friday. ...
  • ICC World Cup: West Indies missing Sunil Narine, says Clive Lloyd Yesterday

    Perth: Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd said the West Indies are desperately missing the spin heroics of game-changer Sunil Narine to strengthen their campaign in the cricket World Cup underway in New Zealand and Australia. Off-spinner Narine withdrew just before the squad left the Caribbean for the World Cup, claiming he...
  • World Cup: India's inconsistent bowling will be exposed soon, says Viv Richards Yesterday

    Perth: West Indies cricket legend Viv Richards on Thursday said that the Indian bowling is not consistent enough and sooner or later it will be exploited by opposition batsmen. In a column for the International Cricket Council (ICC) website, Richards said that even though India are a force to reckon with...
  • World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle hints at retirement from Test cricket Yesterday

    Perth: West Indies opener Chris Gayle has hinted at the possibility of retiring from Test cricket if his recurring back problem cannot cope with a tight international schedule. Gayle said he plans to assess his future after the World Cup when he meets with West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) officials. However,...
  • World Cup: A foot in the quarters, India eye West Indies kill Yesterday

    The build-up to India vs West Indies Pool B battle on Friday has been far from ideal. An unwanted fall out between Virat Kohli and an Indian journalist has shifted focus away from the battle on the field. Hopefully, the face-off has ended with BCCI stepping in to officially warn Kohli...
  • World Cup: India vs West Indies - battles within the battle Yesterday

    Two-time champions will meet two-time champions at the ICC World Cup on Friday - a status West Indies have had since 1979 but India have never played with those credentials against the once invisible Caribbean team. India, with a foot inside the quarter-finals after 3/3 wins, will be the more...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of Windies clash Yesterday

    Perth: In-form pacer Mohit Sharma was on Thursday hit on the right hand during training but he remains available for selection for India's World Cup game against the West Indies here on Friday. "Mohit Sharma got hit in his right hand during net practice today and Precautionary X-Ray was taken and...
  • World Cup: Ambrose tells West Indies pacers to be disciplined against India Yesterday

    Perth: West Indies fast bowling icon Curtly Ambrose has called for discipline from his pace attack when they face reigning World Champions India on what is expected to be a lively pitch on Friday. The Windies bowling coach said on Wednesday that it was important the Caribbean side's seamers found the...
  • World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni, says Jason Holder Yesterday

    Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected...
  • It's 4-3 to India against West Indies in World Cups Yesterday

    On Friday at Perth, India will step onto the WACA ground with credentials they never had while facing the West Indies in an ODI. The Windies, since 1983, have played India as two-time winners of the World Cup. On Friday, scales will be in the balance on the Cup battlefield....
  • Chelsea edge past West Ham United 1-0 in fiery London derby 2 days ago

    Midfielder Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat West Ham 1-0 at Upton Park on Wednesday to maintain their five-point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League. Brazilian midfielder Ramires was given too much space on the right and crossed for an unmarked Hazard to stoop and nod...
  • ICC World Cup: India get down to training before West Indies game 2 days ago

    Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli were seen sharpening their bowling skills during the training session. ...
  • World Cup: Can't do much when Gayle or De Villiers are in form: Dhoni 2 days ago

    Perth: There is not much the bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are on song, says India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the defending champions prepare to clash with the West Indies on Friday. South African captain De...