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HERO! Wahab Riaz, who first helped Pakistan muster a decent score and then picked up wickets at crucilal times to send Zimbabwe to its doom, celebrates one of his strikes
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HERO! Wahab Riaz, who first helped Pakistan muster a decent score and then picked up wickets at crucilal times to send Zimbabwe to its doom, celebrates one of his strikes

Riaz rocks with bat and ball

Mohammad Irfan extracted steep bounce from the ‘Gabba pitch to pick up four wickets as Pakistan secured its first victory at the World Cup, by beating Zimbabwe by 20 runs in their Pool B match, on... »
Aswin Crist returned to dispatch the tail after Vijay Shankar broke through early to seal Tamil Nadu’s spot in the final.

Ranji trophy: Tamil Nadu goes through to the final as Maharashtra falls short

Aswin Crist and Vijay Shankar finish off the lower order in session one »
Virat Kohli. Photo: S. Subramanium

Kohli brings in more purpose as captain: Kim Hughes

Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli’s elevation to captaincy should not only be in Tests but also across a... »
 India's R Ashwin 2nd left, celebrates with team mates Suresh Raina left, captain M S Dhoni center, and Rohit Sharma right, after taking the wicket of United Arab Emirates K. Karate during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Perth, Australia, on Saturday.
Perth, March 1, 2015

Ashwin appears to have figured out what works for him

Swapnil Patil did not know what got him. In theory he was facing an off-break bowler, but the ball he pushed at and eventually edged was no off-break. This was surprising seam-up stuff, a delivery... »
Brisbane, March 1, 2015

Zimbabwe skipper Chigumbura injured

Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura was helped off the field Sunday in the 24th over of their cricket World Cup Pool B encounter against Pakistan with a suspected torn quadricep.He will have... »
Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne celebrate after beating England in their Cricket World Cup match in Wellington.
WELLINGTON, March 1, 2015

Sri Lanka hammers England by 9 wickets

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne struck fluent centuries to help Sri Lanka outplay a hapless England by 9 wickets in a pool A ODI match of the cricket World Cup. Chasing 309 for a... »
Jagmohan Dalmiya
Chennai, February 28, 2015

3 in race for BCCI chief’s post

It was a day of intense activity here on Saturday with BCCI members gearing up for Monday’s AGM. Nominations for the post of Board president will have to be filed before 4 p.m. on Sunday. ... »
Rock solid: Swapnil Gugale and Chirag Khurana (left) stitched a 270-run partnership for the second wicket to bring Maharashtra in sight of Tamil Nadu's total.
KOLKATA, February 28, 2015

Ranji semis: Maharashtra closes in on Tamil Nadu

Swapnil Gugale and Chirag Khurana stitched together a prodigious 270-run partnership for the second wicket to bring Maharashtra in sight of the summit of the mammoth total posted by Tamil Nadu. Th... »
Mitchell Starc of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Grant Elliott of New Zealand during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Australia and New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday.
AUCKLAND, February 28, 2015

Trans-Tasman Thriller

Kane Williamson coolly struck a straight six to give New Zealand a one-wicket victory over Australia in a dramatic battle between the World Cup hosts at Eden Park on Saturday. Williamson... »
India's captain MS Dhoni left, Virat Kohli center and Shikhar Dhawan stand behind the ICC World Cup Trophy before their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against The United Arab Emiraits in Perth, Australia, on Saturday.
Perth, February 28, 2015

Dhoni pleased with third straight win

India may not have been strained in its defeat of the UAE, a match that lasted only 50.2 overs, but M.S. Dhoni was pleased that his side had recorded a third straight World Cup win with the minimum... »
Umesh Yadav. File photo.
February 28, 2015

UAE all out for 102 against India

Opting to bat, the United Arab Emirates were all out for 102 in 31.3 overs in their Pool B World Cup match against India at WACA, Perth. Brief scores: UAE: 102 all... »
Shikhar Dhawan. File photo
Perth, February 28, 2015

Shastri has given me lots of confidence and positivity, says Dhawan

With an average of 105 from two innings at the World Cup, Shikhar Dhawan knows that runs are no longer the rare commodity they were a month ago. There’s a good chance that when he faces the UAE he... »
Brendon McCullum.
Auckland, February 28, 2015

Favourites collide

One of the World Cup’s biggest games pits high-flying New Zealand against four-time champion Australia at Eden Park here on Saturday in a match that could well be a dress rehearsal for the final. »

I will tell my team to be fearless: Aaqib Javed

D.Y. Patil T20 Cup: Five for Raunaq

There’s no case for changing the playing XI

We will not be intimidated: Tauqir

A match for the Indians to fill their boots

World Cup: Clarke ready to return against Kiwis

South Africa crushes West Indies by 257 runs

Caribbean test for Proteas

Time to look at the quicker bouncer, says Daryl Foster

The sole nominee for BCCI president, Jagmohan Dalmiya. File photo: S. Subramanium
Chennai, March 1, 2015

Dalmiya set to return as BCCI chief

Jagmohan Dalmiya is set to return as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The 74-year-old West Bengal strongman was the only nominee for the top job as... »
Tendai Chatara remains the key bowler for Zimbabwe.
BRISBANE, March 1, 2015

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs in a Pool B match of the cricket World Cup at the Gabba on Sunday. Opting to bat, Pakistan scored 235 for seven and then bowled out Zimbabwe for 215 in 4... »
Ravichandran Ashwin (R) celebrates with team mate Ajinkya Rahane after bowling out United Arab Emirates' Mohammed Naveed on Saturday.
Perth, February 28, 2015

A gulf too big to bridge

It lasted all of four hours, India strolling to a victory as untroubled as any it will ever register in the World Cup. In a contest that at no point resembled one, UAE puffed and panted en r... »
The Karnataka team does a victory lap after beating Mumbai in the semifinals on Saturday.
Bengaluru, February 28, 2015

Ranji semis: Karnataka completes formalities

Karnataka kept its expected tryst with another Ranji Trophy final. On the penultimate day of the semifinal, the defending champion needed just 70 minutes to grab Mumbai’s remaining three wickets a... »
New Zealand’s Kane Williamson hits a six to score the winning runs to defeat Australia in their Cricket World Cup match in Auckland, New Zealand, on Saturday.
AUCKLAND, February 28, 2015

Clarke defends key bowling changes

Australia captain Michael Clarke has disputed claims he made a tactical blunder in his use of bowlers. Australia was fighting its way back into the match, defending 151, and Mitchell Sta... »
Jacques Kallis. File photo.
February 28, 2015

SA must capitalise on AB’s stature

A.B. de Villiers is one of the most-intimidating cricketers in the world. South Africa need to capitalise on that and use it to their advantage.  The man himself is naturally modest, humble,... »
Bhuvneshwar Kumar appeals for the wicket of United Arab Emirates batsman Amjad Ali during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Perth, Australia, on Saturday.
February 28, 2015

Bhuvneshwar’s fitness the biggest gain

Lop-sided matches can sometimes take away the charm of the competition. United Arab Emirates (UAE) did promise in its first two fixtures, but may not have imagined such a rapid decline when pitted... »
The Australians, who have won 11 of their 16 ODI matches against New Zealand at Eden Park, trail the home side in the Pool A standings after their game against Bangladesh was rained off following a decisive victory over England. File photo
AUCKLAND, February 28, 2015

New Zealand edges Aussies by 1 wicket

Kane Williamson clubbed a six from the first ball of the 24th over in an unbeaten innings of 45 which hoisted New Zealand to a one-wicket win over Australia in a breathless preliminary skirmish Sa... »
M.S. Dhoni. File photo
Perth, February 28, 2015

Dhoni pulls a fast one

M.S. Dhoni can crack a joke with a straight face even before one realises it, as one photo journalist learnt on Friday. With the net fencing quite close to the bench where Dhoni was padd... »
A.B. de Villiers.
SYDNEY, February 28, 2015

Hard work pays: de Villiers

A.B. de Villiers, who smashed West Indies bowlers from pillar to post on Friday, said only hard work earns a batsman the right to dominate in such a fashion. “You get into that kind of mo... »

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Srinivasan apologises, not to chair AGM

Mohammed Shami out of UAE match with knee injury

Moin provided security after fans gather outside his house

Commentary: Abbott gets Gayle cheaply as W'Indies chase a massive 409

Minnows present the amateur spirit


Cricket World Cup 2015 Fixtures
Cricket's most anticipated event is back. This time in Australia and New Zealand and spanning for nearly 50 days. Here's the list of scheduled matches with timings and venues.

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