BCCI announces venues for series against South Africa
BCCI announces venues for series against South Africa

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the venues for the series against South Africa, scheduled to take place in the months of October and November.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Fans rock as tournament rolls on
Cricket World Cup 2015: Fans rock as tournament rolls on

Forget leather, willow and lazy afternoons, the World Cup`s storyline is legions of passionate Indian fans, `light-up` cricket stumps, officials keeping tabs on bookies...and even the back catalogue of Gary Glitter.

ICC World Cup 2015: Flexibility is Ajinkya Rahane's key strength, says MS Dhoni
ICC World Cup 2015: Flexibility is Ajinkya Rahane's key strength, says MS Dhoni

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that talented Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane is one player who has improved by leaps and bounds in recent times and is ready to don any hat for the team's cause.

Why Dale Steyn enjoyed his team's embarrassing defeat against India
Why Dale Steyn enjoyed his team's embarrassing defeat against India

South Africa may have crashed to a 130-run defeat against Indian on Sunday, but speed gun Dale Steyn seems to have enjoyed the game despite the outcome.

Defeated dull phase by staying calm, says Shikhar Dhawan
Defeated dull phase by staying calm, says Shikhar Dhawan

Indian cricket's man of the moment Shikhar Dhawan, who mesmerised the MCG crowd with his 137-run match-winning knock against South Africa, said that staying calm during a lean patch was key to his success in the first two matches of the World Cup.

South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India
South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India

As if not enough with their embarrassing 130-run loss to India, South Africa were on Monday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their World Cup group match against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men at the MCG here.

It's embarrassing, I want to feel sad about it: AB de Villiers
It's embarrassing, I want to feel sad about it: AB de Villiers

A dejected South Africa captain AB de Villiers said the "embarrassing" 130-run defeat against India was a severe dent to their confidence and the team will have to lick its wounds for a while now.

Three talking points from India's smashing win over South Africa

Two games into their title defence, the Indian team has sent out a strong signal of their intentions to opposing teams vying to dethrone them.

It was one more complete performance, says MS Dhoni
It was one more complete performance, says MS Dhoni

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was yet another "complete performance" from his side in the cricket World Cup after the Men in Blue broke their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in a group B match here on Sunday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Shikhar Dhawan leads India to 130-run win over South Africa
ICC World Cup 2015: Shikhar Dhawan leads India to 130-run win over South Africa

Shikhar Dhawan smashed a rollicking 137 as India rode on a clinical display to break their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in a group B match here on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: PM Narendra Modi lauds Team India after they demolish South Africa
ICC World Cup: PM Narendra Modi lauds Team India after they demolish South Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, congratulated Team India after their win over South Africa at the ICC World Cup 2015 in Melbourne.

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India must retain Pakistan game intensity against South Africa, says VVS Laxman
India must retain Pakistan game intensity against South Africa, says VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman on Saturday said the Indian team should play with the same intensity against South Africa as they did against Pakistan in their first game.

No 3 is best batting position for me: Virat Kohli
No 3 is best batting position for me: Virat Kohli

India's premier batsman Virat Kohli on Saturday declared that after experimenting with his batting position, the team management has reached a conclusion that number three is the best slot for him in the World Cup.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa - Preview

Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket World Cup, here on Sunday.

India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen
India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen

South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Sunday`s World Cup clash against defending champions India will not favour his fast bowlers, saying batsmen should revel on it.

Allan Donald hopes South Africa can silence India fans
Allan Donald hopes South Africa can silence India fans

South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald says his team`s biggest challenge in Sunday`s World Cup blockbuster against India will be to adjust to the intimidating aura of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller
India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller

There won't be any respite for the Indian batsmen as South Africa's numero uno fast bowler Dale Steyn looked fit and set to go out all guns blazing at Virat Kohli and Co, when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup group league match here on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: India will back itself to chase anything, says Graeme Smith
ICC World Cup: India will back itself to chase anything, says Graeme Smith

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team would back itself to chase down any target, and billed the upcoming cricket World Cup tie against the Men in Blue as a contest between the Proteas bowling attack and Indian batting line-up.