India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli
India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli

The mainstay of Indian batting line up Virat Kohli, who has recently found his form back against West Indies, will be the stand-in skipper against Sri Lanka for the first three ODIs.

India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting
India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting

Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting said Saturday that an India-Australia clash will serve up as an ideal final for the 2015 World Cup to be held in his country and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.

Time for Indian players to find rhythm ahead of stern tests Down Under

Team India is all set to play in its last home series before the 2015 World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February. India are hosting a long series against West Indies, consisting of five ODIs, one off Twenty20, followed by three Tests.

James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook
James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook

England's players were convinced Alastair Cook was always going to captain them at next year's World Cup, senior paceman James Anderson said.

India discards who can make a difference in 2015 World Cup

Under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, reigning champions India will look to defend their title during the 2015 ICC World Cup, which is hardly four months away. 

Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015
Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 after World Cup 2015

Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder and national T20 captain Shahid Afridi may join the growing band of international cricketers who have opted to retire from other formats to focus only on T20 cricket.

James Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief
James Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief

James Sutherland has been reappointed as Cricket Australia's chief executive beyond the 2015 World Cup, the organisation said on Thursday.

Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup
Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup

Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team.

Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: Sources
Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: Sources

Under-fire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said Sunday.

Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump
Misbah-ul-Haq going back to basics to solve batting slump

Pakistan test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he is prepared to go back to the drawing board to try to recover his batting form.

Alastair Cook calls Graeme Swann 'so-called' friend after criticism
Alastair Cook calls Graeme Swann 'so-called' friend after criticism

 Smarting from Graeme Swann's comment that England does not have a chance of winning the 2015 World Cup, captain Alastair Cook has said the remarks from a "so-called" friend are not helpful at this stage.

Dhoni`s comments on Fletcher to be discussed at working committee meet: BCCI

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s statement that coach Duncan Fletcher continues to remain the `boss` of the team and will stay till the 2015 World Cup has prompted a livid BCCI to take up the matter at the next Working Committee meeting.

`Boss` Duncan Fletcher will lead India into World Cup: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Ending speculation about coach Duncan Fletcher`s role in the five one-dayers against England, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the Zimbabwean will stay as "boss" of the team until the 2015 World Cup.

Tough to balance between ODI series and World Cup: Angus Fraser

England national selector Angus Fraser feels the upcoming five-match ODI series against India will be a tough one as the two teams will not just look to compete but also build up to the 2015 World Cup.

Misbah will remain Pakistan captain till 2015 WC: PCB chief

Pakistan`s under-fire captain, Misbah-ul-Haq was given a lifeline by the new PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan, who said that the veteran batsman would continue as captain until the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

Hooker Guilhem Guirado drafted into France elite squad

Toulon hooker Guilhem Guirado has been drafted into the France elite squad of 30 for the upcoming season, in preparation for the 2015 World Cup.

Women players threaten to sue FIFA over artificial playing surfaces for 2015 WC

Dozens of top female football players alleging gender discrimination have reportedly threatened to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association over artificial playing surfaces planned to be used for the 2015 Women`s World Cup in Canada.

Pakistan look to break coaching jinx

If any further proof were needed of the chaos prevailing in Pakistani cricket, the 27th change of coach since the country`s sole World Cup win in 1992 provides it.

I don`t see myself playing 2015 World Cup: Mohammad Amir

Pakistan`s banned pacer Mohammad Amir has ruled out any chances of playing in the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

I`ll not repeat past mistakes, says Waqar Younis

Pakistan`s new head coach, Waqar Younis has said he would not commit the same mistakes that he made in his last tenure and exuded confidence of preparing the national team for next year`s World Cup.