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ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Live!
ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Live!

Welcome to the live coverage of the match between New Zealand and Australia in Auckland. Both the co-hosts take on each other in an enthralling clash.

ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Preview

 One of the most fierce cricketing rivalries will play out in what is expected to be a crackling contest when four-time champions Australia lock horns with underdogs-turned-contenders New Zealand in a group A match of the ICC World Cup here on Saturday. 

ICC World Cup: Kiwis favourites to beat Australia but won't like it, says Steve Waugh
ICC World Cup: Kiwis favourites to beat Australia but won't like it, says Steve Waugh

New Zealand are favourites to beat Australia in their highly anticipated World Cup clash at Eden Park on Saturday but won`t like the idea, former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said.

ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee fit for Australia showdown, says McCullum
ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee fit for Australia showdown, says McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum Friday quashed any fears over paceman Tim Southee`s participation in Saturday`s World Cup game against Australia, saying he is expected to play in an unchanged team.

Cricket World Cup: Five great Australia-New Zealand sporting clashes
Cricket World Cup: Five great Australia-New Zealand sporting clashes

World Cup co-hosts and title contenders New Zealand and Australia meet at Auckland`s Eden Park on Saturday in one of the most highly anticipated matches of the tournament.

Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar Sangakkara's wicket in their match against Sri Lanka caught the attention of one and all.

 Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar

World Cup 2015: Martin Crowe to be inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
World Cup 2015: Martin Crowe to be inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

New Zealand great Martin Crowe will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the World Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park, here on Saturday.

World Cup 2015: New Zealand`s Tim Southee in injury scare
World Cup 2015: New Zealand`s Tim Southee in injury scare

In-form New Zealand spearhead Tim Southee suffered a shoulder injury on Thursday but team management said he would be fit for Saturday`s all-important World Cup game against Australia in Auckland.

 Stricken Martin Crowe promises to cheer on Black Caps
Stricken Martin Crowe promises to cheer on Black Caps

New Zealand great Martin Crowe has vowed not even life-threatening cancer will stop him from being among an expected capacity crowd at Auckland`s Eden Park on Saturday to watch the Black Caps face Australia in an eagerly-anticipated World Cup clash.

ICC World Cup 2015: Richard Hadlee rates Aussies favourites against Black Caps
ICC World Cup 2015: Richard Hadlee rates Aussies favourites against Black Caps

Legendary New Zealand paceman Richard Hadlee believes Australia have a slight advantage heading into Saturday's World Cup showdown between the co-hosts because of their pack of power-hitters.

ICC World Cup 2015: Moin Khan apologises to Pakistan fans for casino visit
ICC World Cup 2015: Moin Khan apologises to Pakistan fans for casino visit

Pakistan`s chief selector Moin Khan Wednesday apologised for going to a New Zealand casino on the eve of a crucial World Cup match, an "inappropriate" visit which has seen him sent home from the tournament.

There is bias towards cricket, feels India Rugby captain

The Indian cricket team may be the toast of the country after beating Pakistan and South Africa in the ongoing World Cup, but the captain of national rugby side Nasser Hussain rues the fact that the gentleman's game has robbed other sports of their sheen in terms of development and exposure.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact

Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that`s nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches.

Cricket World cup 2015: Pakistan investigate selector over `casino visit`
Cricket World cup 2015: Pakistan investigate selector over `casino visit`

Pakistani cricket chiefs have launched an investigation into reports that chief selector Moin Khan visited a casino shortly before the team`s calamitous World Cup defeat to the West Indies.

New Zealand military trainers to join anti-ISIS effort

New Zealand will send troops to Iraq on a non-combat mission to boost the local military`s ability to fight the Islamic State (IS) organisation, Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.

ICC World Cup 2015: England captain Eoin Morgan 'delighted' with first win
ICC World Cup 2015: England captain Eoin Morgan 'delighted' with first win

On a high after clinching a World Cup Pool A game against Scotland, England skipper Eoin Morgan said he was delighted with the performance as the players got a chance to express themselves here Monday.

Scotland skipper rues not getting early wickets
Scotland skipper rues not getting early wickets

Scotland skipper Preston Mommsen has said failure to get early wickets was the main reason for their 119-run loss against England in a World Cup Pool A game at the Hagley Oval here Monday.

Police act against bookies in Pakistan, 15 nabbed
Police act against bookies in Pakistan, 15 nabbed

Police in the Pakistani city of Lahore have initiated a crackdown on cricket betting and arrested 15 people from across the city, according to media reports Monday.