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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.