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World Cup 2015 Preview: New Zealand vs England – Match 9 Pool A

The match between New Zealand and England at the Wellington Regional Stadium on February 20 is the ninth match of the World Cup 2015 – and the third one involving New Zealand. They have won both their previous matches. They dismantled Sri Lanka in the openi...

Ireland clinch historic four-wicket win over West Indies

Nelson (New Zealand) – Ireland caused the first upset of the World Cup when an audacious 92 by Paul Stirling paved the way for a four-wicket win over the West Indies at Nelson’s Saxton Oval on Monday. Stirling stood in a match-defining 106-run stand with Ed...

ICC admit umpire error in England’s final wicket

Melbourne – The International Cricket Council said the match umpires had made a mistake after reviewing England’s final dismissal in the World Cup against Australia on Saturday which potentially cost James Taylor a century. While England were well beaten by...

India, Pakistan set for Cricket World Cup blockbuster

Adelaide (Australia) – Cricket’s version of a gladiatorial streetfight will play out on Sunday when defending champions India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage World Cup clash at the Adelaide Oval. Millions of passionate fans across the world w...

World Cup 2015 preview: South Africa vs Zimbabwe – Match 3 Pool B

This is the forgotten match of February 15. Everybody is supposed to watch the cricket match at the Adelaide Oval on this Sunday: between India and Pakistan. Another pair of neighbours too lock horns at the Seddon Park in Hamilton on the same day. Not many ...

World Cup 2015 preview: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka – Match 1 Pool A

This is the first match of the opening day of the World Cup 2015. Sri Lanka takes on co-hosts New Zealand on February 14 at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Cricket-wise, both these teams are at the diametrically opposite ends of the cricket planet. Cricket...

Shaharyar updates cricketing nations’ envoys about improved security situation

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Mohammad Khan updated envoys from cricketing nations as well as head of the European Union in an informal setting, at a dinner in Islamabad. At the occasion, the PCB chairman briefed the high commissioners and...

Top 10 most dangerous players to watch out for in 2015 Cricket World Cup

In the past World Cups we have witnessed a number of heroic performances and hope to witness the some more in in the coming edition courtesy some top players who have the ability to turn things around single handedly and we are expecting some nail biting fi...

McCullum hails ‘best-prepared’ New Zealand cricket team

Christchurch (New Zealand) – Upbeat Brendon McCullum believes the New Zealand side he leads into the World Cup opener against Sri Lanka in Christchurch on Saturday is the best prepared Kiwi team he has known. The 33-year-old, heading into his fourth World C...

Hosts look to start World Cup with a bang

Sydney – There will be little love lost when arch-rivals Australia and England meet for a Valentine’s Day clash in front of an estimated crowd of more than 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground when the 2015 World Cup gets underway on Saturday. The first m...

England face great Australian barrier in World Cup opener

Melbourne – England face a formidable task against hosts Australia in their World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday as they look to end a depressing run against the old enemy. England, chasing a maiden World Cup title, head into the tou...

Upbeat New Zealand wary of Malinga factor in World Cup opener

Christchurch (New Zealand) – Camps with contrasting moods — New Zealand brimming with confidence and Sri Lanka searching for consistency — launch the World Cup in Christchurch Saturday. New Zealand, co-hosts with Australia, have their tails up after a 4-2 d...

Disaster plants seeds for New Zealand World Cup dream

Wellington – When South Africa rolled New Zealand for 45 in a Test innings two years ago little did they know they had also sown the seeds for the Black Caps to become strong contenders for the 2015 World Cup. Notables such as South African skipper AB de Vi...

Curtain up on World Cup marathon men

Sydney – The World Cup gets a soft opening on Thursday with a predicted 2.5 billion people poised to tune in to the six weeks of action but with the 49-match programme facing a series of headaches. From security to corruption to illegal bowling actions, the...

New Zealand thrash South Africa, Zimbabwe stun Sri Lanka & Pakistan beat England

Sydney – New Zealand hammered home their status as World Cup dark horses with an emphatic 134-run warm-up win over South Africa on Wednesday while whipping boys Zimbabwe stunned Sri Lanka by seven wickets. Just three days out from the start of the marathon ...

France seeks ways to come in from the cricket cold

Paris – Far from the Pacific summer where the cricket World Cup starts on Saturday, the French national team will be training in a freezing gym in the Paris suburbs. The mainly ethnic Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan players will have 90 minutes to work out...

Australia thump India in World Cup warm-up

Sydney – Glenn Maxwell and David Warner notched aggressive centuries to lead Australia’s 106-run win over a hapless India in a World Cup warm-up match, raising their status as favourites in the mega-event starting this week. Maxwell reached his whirlwind 10...

Misbah unsure reinstated Ajmal will make Cricket World Cup

Sydney – In a press conference here in Sydney on Sunday, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said he was unsure whether Saeed Ajmal would participate in the World Cup after the off-spinner’s bowling action was cleared. Also Read: Ajmal needs to play domestic cri...

South Africa play down Cricket World Cup hype

Wellington – South Africa skipper AB de Villiers admits the Proteas are one of the form sides going into the World Cup but he is reluctant to talk up his team’s chances. “We’ve been the favourites before in the tournament. It didn’t work out for us,” he sai...

Dhoni hopes rest after long summer aids Cricket World Cup

Sydney – India‘s Mahendra Singh Dhoni is hoping that a break in a long summer tour of Australia has recharged his men for the World Cup and has not left them “over-cooked”. India have endured a lengthy and miserable tour Down Under in which they were beaten...