Players have grown up since 2011 'stoush': Brendon McCullum
Players have grown up since 2011 'stoush': Brendon McCullum

The ugly confrontation that marred New Zealand and South Africa`s 2011 World Cup quarter-final is unlikely to be repeated in Tuesday`s clash at Eden Park because the teams have `grown up`, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes.

Australian attack no longer above the rest: Steve Waugh
Australian attack no longer above the rest: Steve Waugh

The bowling attack of the Australian cricket team no longer stands head and shoulders above the rest, according to former World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh.

ICC World Cup, quarter-final: Historical drama surrounding South Africa's campaign

After twin defeats at the hands of India and Pakistan, pre-tournament favorites South Africa have certainly lost the air of invincibility around them at the ICC World Cup 2015.

ICC World Cup 2015 Quarter-final: South Africa won`t choke, vows AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup 2015 Quarter-final: South Africa won`t choke, vows AB de Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers insisted his side will not choke when they try to end their World Cup knockout misery in a Sydney quarter-final with Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa rope in adventurer to lose 'chokers' tag
ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa rope in adventurer to lose 'chokers' tag

South Africa are turning to adventurer Mike Horn for advice on handling pressure moments as the Proteas attempt to shed the chokers' tag ahead of their World Cup quarterfinal against Sri Lanka here on Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas

 Sri Lanka`s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final at Sydney Cricket Ground, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Hashim Amla convinced Quinton de Kock will soon be back in the runs
ICC World Cup 2015: Hashim Amla convinced Quinton de Kock will soon be back in the runs

 South Africa`s Hashim Amla is convinced his struggling opening partner Quinton de Kock will be soon be back among the runs as the Proteas look to bury their reputation as World Cup "chokers" in the knockout stages. 

Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup
Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup

South African captain AB de Villiers on Thursday scripted yet another record, by becoming the first batsman to hit 20 sixes in a single edition of World Cup. His 82-ball innings for 99 runs, which included four hits over the rope, helped the Proteas registered a comfortable 146-run win over United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Cricket World Cup: Waqar Younis storms out of presser, says 'no time for stupid posers'
Cricket World Cup: Waqar Younis storms out of presser, says 'no time for stupid posers'

Barely an hour after their brilliant win over formidable South Africa in the cricket World Cup here, Pakistan were embroiled in a controversy with coach Waqar Younis storming out of the mandatory press conference on being asked about an alleged tiff with a player.

Cricket World Cup: Shaun Pollock sees South Africa-Australia final
Cricket World Cup: Shaun Pollock sees South Africa-Australia final

Former South African great Shaun Pollock Friday predicted the Proteas would win a first World Cup by beating Australia in the final, helping to make-up for his own personal setbacks against the four-time champions.

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan vs South Africa - Preview
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan vs South Africa - Preview

Having beaten two minnow teams after a disastrous start in the tournament, an unpredictable but dangerous Pakistan take on formidable South Africa in their crucial cricket World Cup match here on Saturday, knowing fully well that a loss could put them on the brink.

Cricket World Cup: We do it our way, says South Africa`s AB de Villiers
Cricket World Cup: We do it our way, says South Africa`s AB de Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers on Tuesday backed his team to go far in the World Cup following a 201-run romp over hapless Ireland in Canberra to record their third win in Pool B.

Hashim Amla is a rock: AB de Villiers
Hashim Amla is a rock: AB de Villiers

South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has praised Hashim Amla for his knock of 159 against Ireland on Tuesday, saying that the opener is a "rock".

South Africa`s Adrian Birrell bats for Ireland future
South Africa`s Adrian Birrell bats for Ireland future

South Africa`s assistant coach Adrian Birrell wants the decision to cut the next World Cup to 10 teams from 14 to be reversed, saying he did not want his former wards at Ireland to be left out.

At MCG, India showed they can blow away any side: Albie Morkel
At MCG, India showed they can blow away any side: Albie Morkel

Out of favour South African all-rounder Albie Morkel says India's hammering of the Proteas at the MCG demonstrated that the defending champions are capable of blowing any team away in the World Cup and big-ticket ICC events bring out the best in them.

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.

Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly
Don't remember Proteas being outplayed like this: Sourav Ganguly

Impressed by India's clinical performance against South Africa, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said the Proteas have not been outplayed like this in a "long long time" and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can gain a lot of courage from such a display.

ICC World Cup: South African fans searching online more about Indian team
ICC World Cup: South African fans searching online more about Indian team

Ahead of the fourth face-off in the World Cup between India and South Africa, supporters of the Proteas are searching online more about the opponent than their home team.

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.

If you have skills, you don't need psychologists: Proteas coach Russell Domingo
If you have skills, you don't need psychologists: Proteas coach Russell Domingo

Unruffled by the 'chokers' tag given to South Africa for their tendency to crumble under pressure, Proteas cricket coach Russell Domingo said his team does not need a sports psychologist as good skill-sets will be enough for the players to handle crunch situations.