Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team
Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team

 Lavishing praise on Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal for climbing to number one in world rankings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday also offered words of support to the country's cricketers, who were heavily criticised after their World Cup ouster last month.

Sri Lanka accuses ICC of grave disruption
Sri Lanka accuses ICC of grave disruption

Sri Lanka`s cricket board Monday accused the world governing body of "gravely" disrupting the sport in the island by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.

Ayushmann Khurrana says “root word of Guptill is Gupta”!
Ayushmann Khurrana says “root word of Guptill is Gupta”!

Ayushmann Khurrana seems to have found the ancestry behind the surname- Guptill! Interestingly, a “fake” post by a website too states that Martin Guptill’s real name is Maruti Gupta, “who was born in India, raised by a Hindu family”!

Cricket fans given chance to bid for World Cup history
Cricket fans given chance to bid for World Cup history

The ICC is giving cricket fans across the world an opportunity to bid for an official piece of the 2015 World Cup history in the form of the toss coins from each of the 49 matches during the prestigious tournament which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Manavjit Sandhu wins bronze, but misses out on Olympic quota

Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu won the bronze medal at the 2015 World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico, but still missed out on an Olympic quota as the ace Indian trap shooter failed to finish within the top two positions.

Wellington mayor in `Eoin Rogers` England gaffe

Eoin Morgan`s form has deserted him and now so has his name after the England captain was introduced as `Eoin Rogers` by the mayor of Wellington.

"Difficult" to guarantee Ireland games for 2019 bid: ICC
"Difficult" to guarantee Ireland games for 2019 bid: ICC

The International Cricket Council hopes associate members Ireland and Afghanistan can play 10 one-day international matches a year to prepare for qualification for the 2019 World Cup but says it will be "difficult" to give them any guarantees.

Misbah-ul-Haq to retire from ODIs after World Cup
Misbah-ul-Haq to retire from ODIs after World Cup

Pakistan's Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq has formally informed the PCB that he will stop playing the 50-over format after the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Yuvraj Singh is not someone who will melt like snow, says Yograj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is not someone who will melt like snow, says Yograj Singh

His son and hero of the 2011 cricket World Cup may have been ignored for the next month's mega event, but cricketer-turned-actor Yograj Singh on Wednesday said the development has not affected Yuvraj Singh's spirits as he is a tough guy who does not melt like snow and exuded confidence that he will bounce back soon.

Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal ignored in Pakistan's World Cup 2015 squad
Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal ignored in Pakistan's World Cup 2015 squad

Senior players Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal were ignored while fast bowler Sohail Khan made a comeback after nearly three years in wilderness in Pakistan's 15-member squad for the ODI cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand starting February 14.

Virat Kohli only batsman in India's 15-man WC squad to score hundred in Australia-New Zealand
Virat Kohli only batsman in India's 15-man WC squad to score hundred in Australia-New Zealand

Indian selectors on Tuesday announced their 15-man squad for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Fans tweet their disappointment over Yuvraj Singh's exclusion from final WC squad
Fans tweet their disappointment over Yuvraj Singh's exclusion from final WC squad

From lamenting how badly he will be missed at the 2015 World Cup to declaring that his career is already over, followers of discarded cricketer Yuvraj Singh showed a variety of emotions as they took to Twitter following the batsman's exclusion from the 15-man Indian squad for the quadrennial event announced Tuesday.

Celebrations break out in Axar Patel's hometown
Celebrations break out in Axar Patel's hometown

Santram housing society located in sleepy Nadiad town in Kheda district of Gujarat became venue of joyful celebrations with fans and friends of left-arm spinner Axar Patel, who was named in 2015 World Cup squad today, bursting crackers and exchanging sweets.

After wonderful Test career, Sachin Tendulkar wants MS Dhoni to target WC 2015
After wonderful Test career, Sachin Tendulkar wants MS Dhoni to target WC 2015

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday congratulated Mahendra Singh Dhoni on a wonderful Test career after the later announced a sudden retirement following the drawn third Test in Melbourne.

Zimbabwe appoints Dav Whatmore as new cricket coach ahead of WC
Zimbabwe appoints Dav Whatmore as new cricket coach ahead of WC

Australian Dav Whatmore has been appointed as the new Zimbabwe cricket coach ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

Out of favour Gambhir, Yuvraj now deprived of BCCI central contract
Out of favour Gambhir, Yuvraj now deprived of BCCI central contract

This is truly the end of an era in Indian cricket. After finding themselves out of India's 30-man 2015 World Cup probables list, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir joined the likes of Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra who lost central contract.

Shahid Afridi to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup
Shahid Afridi to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup

 Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi Sunday announced he will retire from One-Day International (ODI) cricket after the 2015 World Cup to be held Feb 14-March 29 in Australia and New Zealand.

Eoin Morgan missed selector's calls for England appointment
Eoin Morgan missed selector's calls for England appointment

 Middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan has said he had "20 missed calls" on his phone from national selector James Whitaker, who was trying to offer him the role of England One-Day International (ODI) captain.

South Africa vs West Indies: Injured Quinton de Kock out of series
South Africa vs West Indies: Injured Quinton de Kock out of series

Quinton de Kock, South Africa`s rising wicketkeeping star, faces a battle to be fit for the 2015 World Cup after being ruled out of the remaining Test and limited overs matches against the West Indies.

Eye injury setback rules Craig Kieswetter out of World Cup
Eye injury setback rules Craig Kieswetter out of World Cup

 England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter`s hopes of going to the World Cup next year have been dashed after he admitted the eye damaged in a county match last season had not healed properly.