Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president, makes veiled attack on N Srinivasan
Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president, makes veiled attack on N Srinivasan

Days after he was snubbed from the ICC World Cup final post match presentation, Bangladeshi ICC president Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday resigned from his post.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

AB de Villiers: When Superman failed!

Even before the six from Grant Elliott's bat landed into the stands at Eden Park, the jubilant Kiwi dugout rushed to embrace their unheralded hero. The 40,000 spectators rose to their feet. Firecrackers adorned the sky as Elliot punched the air in delight.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Damp squibs: Big names that spectacularly underperformed at the World Cup

Big names that spectacularly underperformed at the World Cup

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna
India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the future, feels the legendary E Prasanna.

Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any
Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense".

How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement
How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement

Soon after New Zealand cricket legend Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday, tributes and good wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity.

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour
Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.

Vernon Philander selection not race-based, says CSA
Vernon Philander selection not race-based, says CSA

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated.

Virat Kohli steady at 4th, Shikhar Dhawan rises to 6th in ICC rankings
Virat Kohli steady at 4th, Shikhar Dhawan rises to 6th in ICC rankings

A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth even as Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued today.

Perform or perish, says PCB's new chief selector
Perform or perish, says PCB's new chief selector

Pakistan's new chief selector Haroon Rasheed on Monday issued a warning to the members of the national team that they had to either perform consistently or the selectors would look for replacements.

Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna
Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna

Virat Kohli is expected to captain India in all formats at some point but before that happens the star batsmen must start taking more responsibility towards his team, says spin great Erapalli Prasanna.

We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi
We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in its domestic cricket in order to be able to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level.

Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar
Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar

Providing a roadmap to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season here.

Pakistan name Azhar Ali as ODI captain
Pakistan name Azhar Ali as ODI captain

Inexperienced top-order batsman Azhar Ali was on Monday named as the new Pakistan ODI captain in a surprise move by the cricket Board, succeeding Misbah-ul-Haq who retired from the 50-over format after the cricket World Cup.

Ross Taylor's wicket turning point of World Cup final: Stephen Fleming
Ross Taylor's wicket turning point of World Cup final: Stephen Fleming

Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming on Monday said the wicket of Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor was the turning point of the World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia.

President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC
President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC

The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.

Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc
Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc

Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc on Monday said the team's experienced players provided crucial balance to the youthful squad's title-winning march in the mega-event and it's too early to dismiss the side's old guards, including fellow left-armer Mitchell Johnson.

Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players
Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players

Sunil Gavaskar believes that the current Indian team is the one for future. The legendary batsman said that this young Indian team will only get better, according to a leading television channel.

1 Martin Guptill
9 Matches
New Zealand
547
Runs
2 Kumar Sangakkara
7 Matches
Sri Lanka
541
Runs
3 AB de Villiers
8 Matches
South Africa
482
Runs
1 Mitchell Starc
8 Matches
Australia
22
Wickets
2 Trent Boult
9 Matches
New Zealand
22
Wickets
3 Umesh Yadav
8 Matches
India
18
Wickets

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