ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App
ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App

 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday launched the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 app.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

Afghanistan hope to follow the World Cup giant-killing blueprint drawn up by fellow outsiders Ireland when they make their debut at the game`s showpiece tournament.

N Srinivasan to chair ICC Board Meeting today
N Srinivasan to chair ICC Board Meeting today

Sidelined Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan, who can't participate in the forthcoming BCCI elections, will chair the all-powerful ICC Board Meeting on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup
Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup

If they are to reach the World Cup quarter-finals, Zimbabwe will need to beat Ireland and the UAE, the non-Test nations in Pool B, and find a way to defeat at least one of India, South Africa, Pakistan and the West Indies.

Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak
Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.

Ireland target more shocks, Test status
Ireland target more shocks, Test status

It is a measure of Ireland`s success at the last two World Cups that it will no longer count as a stunning shock if they defeat a Test nation in Australia and New Zealand.

Stuart Broad apologises for minimum wage tweet
Stuart Broad apologises for minimum wage tweet

England fast bowler Stuart Broad insisted Tuesday he had not meant to insult low-paid workers following an angry response to a tweet about Britain`s minimum wage.

Sunil Narine withdraws from West Indies' World Cup squad
Sunil Narine withdraws from West Indies' World Cup squad

Off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies World Cup squad while he continues to work on his controversial bowling action, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Tuesday.

Australia cricket officials contemplating appointing Steve Smith as ODI captain after WC
Australia cricket officials contemplating appointing Steve Smith as ODI captain after WC

Michael Clarke may just meet the fitness deadline to lead the national team into the World Cup starting February 14, even as many Australia cricket officials are mulling appointing Steven Smith as full-time captain after the 50-over showpiece event.

Dhawan's form, Rohit's injury raise serious doubts on Team India's WC title defence
Dhawan's form, Rohit's injury raise serious doubts on Team India's WC title defence

It seems as if the preparations of Team India for the forthcoming ICC World Cup 2015 are not up to the mark. If one of their opener is going through a rough patch, then the other one is nursing an injury.

Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Sohail Tanvir on standby for ICC World Cup 2015
Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Sohail Tanvir on standby for ICC World Cup 2015

Batsmen Shoaib Malik and Azhar Ali, and pace bowler Sohail Tanvir have been put on standby in the Pakistan squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, to be held from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.

BCCI extends deadline to receive bids for IPL media rights
BCCI extends deadline to receive bids for IPL media rights

The BCCI has extended the deadline for submitting bids with regards to several media rights for the next three IPL seasons, starting 2015, to February 9, 2015.

ODI tri-series: India ponder over worries ahead of do-or-die match against England
ODI tri-series: India ponder over worries ahead of do-or-die match against England

The Indian cricket team left for Perth on Tuesday, keeping in mind the need to overcome batting and bowling worries ahead of their virtual semifinal against England in the tri-series on Friday.

Injured Rohit Sharma unlikely to be available before World Cup warm-ups
Injured Rohit Sharma unlikely to be available before World Cup warm-ups

The Indian team management has decided not to risk injured opener Rohit Sharma for India's do-or-die cricket tri-series game against England on January 30 and also for the finals in case India happen to win their last round robin encounter in the tournament.

Foolish to write off India in World Cup: Ex-NZ pacer Geoff Allott
Foolish to write off India in World Cup: Ex-NZ pacer Geoff Allott

Former New Zealand fast bowler Geoff Allott feels it would be foolish to write off defending champions India ahead of next month's Cricket World Cup despite their pedestrian showing in the ongoing tour of Australia.

Largest Cricket bat bids for Guinness World Record

 As the Cricket World Cup is round the corner, a bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled here to promote and celebrate the quadrennial event, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Cricket Bat'.

Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup
Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup

India's pace battery have looked awry since the four-match Test series against Australia and the bad form has continued in the ODI series too. With the World Cup starting in February, pundits and fans alike have cited India's lack of good quick bowlers would hurt them in the coveted event to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

Victory shows Windies can stack up, says skipper Jason Holder
Victory shows Windies can stack up, says skipper Jason Holder

Captain Jason Holder believes the West Indies’ triumph in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against South Africa was a reminder it can compete strongly with top sides in the world.

Defeat against West Indies no reason for panic, assures AB de Villiers
Defeat against West Indies no reason for panic, assures AB de Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers has downplayed the significance of the defeat against the West Indies, as the side gears up for next month's ICC World Cup.

Australia`s Shane Watson in doubt for tri-series final
Australia`s Shane Watson in doubt for tri-series final

All-rounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be fit for Australia`s one-day international final against England or India but has no intention of missing the upcoming World Cup.