Kumar Sangakkara asked to review retirement: Reports
Kumar Sangakkara asked to review retirement: Reports

 Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara has been asked to review his retirement plans after he had told national selectors in April of hanging up his boots post the 2015 World Cup in Australia.

Michael Clarke should quit one-dayers after Cricket World Cup: Alan Border
Michael Clarke should quit one-dayers after Cricket World Cup: Alan Border

Injured skipper Michael Clarke should quit playing One-Day Internationals (ODI) after the 2015 World Cup in order to finish his career as one of the true greats of Australian cricket, former captain Allan Border has said.

Andrew Strauss says fear of failure a problem for England
Andrew Strauss says fear of failure a problem for England

Andrew Strauss said Monday a collective fear of failure on the part of England`s batsmen risks damaging the team`s chances at next year`s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

'Will back Bailey to lead Australia in World Cup if needed'
'Will back Bailey to lead Australia in World Cup if needed'

 Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson Saturday backed George Bailey to fill in for Michael Clarke in the 2015 World Cup if the regular skipper's recurring hamstring problems keep him away from leading the hosts in the tournament.

Losses in Australia may benefit South Africa: AB de Villiers
Losses in Australia may benefit South Africa: AB de Villiers

 AB de Villiers says a few one-day international defeats in South Africa’s five-match series against Australia may be the best thing for his side ahead of next year`s World Cup.

Last two ODIs against Lanka can change Robin Uthappa's fortunes
Last two ODIs against Lanka can change Robin Uthappa's fortunes

Robin Uthappa, who has been in rich vein of form has been given another chance to represent India in the ODIs. After getting an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series against Sri Lanka, selectors have picked the stylish batsman for the remaining two ODIs.

Former captains give India decent chance in 2015 World Cup
Former captains give India decent chance in 2015 World Cup

India's not-so-good record Down Under might not place them as favourites to win the 2015 World Cup but former captains Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar have strong hopes of the Men in Blue defending the crown.

 ICC raises World Cup prize money by 20 percent
ICC raises World Cup prize money by 20 percent

The governing body of world cricket International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday that prize money for the 2015 World Cup would be increased by 20 percent.

20,000 Indians to travel to Adelaide for Indo-Pak WC clash
20,000 Indians to travel to Adelaide for Indo-Pak WC clash

The South Australian government is expecting around 20,000 Indian travellers for the marquee clash of the 2015 World Cup between fierce rivals India and Pakistan scheduled at the revamped Adelaide Oval on February 15.

India can win World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar
India can win World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar believes India stands a good chance of winning the next 50-over World Cup and says spinners will play a role in the mega event, scheduled to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

Australia name charity partner for ICC World Cup
Australia name charity partner for ICC World Cup

The McGrath Foundation was Tuesday named as an official charity partner in Australia for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

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.