Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI

Former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden has picked India's Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar in his "All Time Cricket World Cup Greatest XI".

Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced
Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced

West Indies legend Brian Lara has branded former Pakistani bowling great as the fastest and the best bowler he ever faced during his illustrious international career spanning 17 years.

Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match
Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Dean Jones, Justin Langer and other Australian legends in the Western Australia Festival of Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match Monday.

Lack of unity could cost West Indies at World Cup: Brian Lara
Lack of unity could cost West Indies at World Cup: Brian Lara

West Indies batting great Brian Lara expects the side to struggle at the World Cup if they are unable to forge a unified team, the former skipper insisting a split between players and administrators was just one of their problems.

Bouncers here to stay despite Phil Hughes tragedy
Bouncers here to stay despite Phil Hughes tragedy

On the opening day of the last Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson set the tone for five matches of Australian domination by sending a series of 150km per hour missiles whistling past the ears of a succession of English batsmen.

Cricket is a dangerous game, says Brian Lara on Phil Hughes' accident
Cricket is a dangerous game, says Brian Lara on Phil Hughes' accident

 West Indian batting great Brian Lara has joined thousands to pray for Australian batsman Phil Hughes' speedy recovery but feels cricket is a "dangerous game" and there is always an "element of risk" in the game.

Phil Hughes blow ''rare'' but cricket a dangerous game: Brian Lara
Phil Hughes blow ''rare'' but cricket a dangerous game: Brian Lara

The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday.

We've got to stop airing our laundry in public: Brian Lara
We've got to stop airing our laundry in public: Brian Lara

 Sympathising with the West Indies players for their India tour pull-out after a fallout with the WICB, Caribbean legend Brian Lara said that communication between the players' and the board is key and its time to stop making internal issues a public matter.

Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264-run knock record, says Brian Lara
Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264-run knock record, says Brian Lara

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara said Wednesday that Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's record One-day International (ODI) knock of 264 will be difficult to surpass.

Darren Bravo pulls out of West Indies' South Africa tour
Darren Bravo pulls out of West Indies' South Africa tour

West Indies cricketer Darren Bravo has withdrawn from the tour of South Africa. The flamboyant left-handed batsman cited personal reasons for the pull out.

West Indies' pullout not good for cricket, says Sachin Tendulkar
West Indies' pullout not good for cricket, says Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar said Friday the West Indies` shock decision to cut short their tour of India was "not good for cricket".

Don't think BCCI will be that severe on us: Brian Lara
Don't think BCCI will be that severe on us: Brian Lara

 Batting legend Brian Lara has backed West Indies cricket to survive the current crisis arising out of the team's abrupt withdrawal from the India tour over a pay dispute with its board and players' association, as he believes the "BCCI will not be that severe on us".

Younis Khan proud at record equalling century
Younis Khan proud at record equalling century

Veteran batsman Younis Khan Wednesday said he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred against all nine Test opponents and equalling the record of most hundreds for his country.

History-maker Shivnarine Chanderpaul cherishes West Windies' 500th Test
History-maker Shivnarine Chanderpaul cherishes West Windies' 500th Test

West Indies’ most capped player, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, is cherishing the 500th Test to be played by the regional side, and says it is a reminder of the rich cricketing heritage of the Caribbean.

Mahela Jayawardene impact will be felt for years

Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.

MS Dhoni three defeats away from matching Stephen Fleming`s away Test record

Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have forged a formidable coach-captain combination with Stephen Fleming for the CSK in the Indian Premier League but the India captain is on the verge of equalling an ignominous record in possession of the former Black Caps skipper - that of maximum number of away Test defeats while leading his country.

Kumar Sangakkara breaks Don Bradman`s record of most 190 plus scores

The imperious Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara breaks the 66-year-old record for most scores of 190 plus held by Sir Donald Bradman of Australia. On Saturday, the former Sri Lanka captain completed his 10th Test double century and 13th 190 plus score at Galle.

Tendulkar delights crowd in short span, Finch wins it for MCC

Sachin Tendulkar made everyone at Lord`s nostalgic with some delectable strokes but it was young Aaron Finch, who stole the show with a magnificent 181 as MCC comfortably beat Rest of the World by seven wickets in the `Bicentenary Celebrations` match here on Saturday.

Laxman excited about MCC vs Rest of the World XI match

Former Indian batting legend VVS Laxman cannot wait to see the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara taking on spin legends Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. Sachin who leads the Marylebone Cricket Club will take on Rest of the World XI under the captaincy of Shane Warne on Saturday at Lords.

I am yet to find the centre of the bat, jokes Sachin Tendulkar

Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord`s turf leading the MCC XI against Shane Warne-led World XI in a bi-centenary celebrations match here on Saturday.