ICC ties up with law enforcement agencies before World Cup
ICC ties up with law enforcement agencies before World Cup

 Promising a corruption-free World Cup, the ICC on Monday said it has struck partnerships with law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand in its endeavour to prevent bookies from associating with the players.

As World Cup looms, UAE face Afghanistan in one day series
As World Cup looms, UAE face Afghanistan in one day series

United Arab Emirates coach Aaqib Javed is hoping the series of four one-day internationals against Afghanistan starting this week in Dubai will help prepare his team for next year`s World Cup.

Oz tour will give an advantage to India in World Cup: VVS Laxman
Oz tour will give an advantage to India in World Cup: VVS Laxman

 For batting legend VVS Laxman there are no clear favourites for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but the stylish Hyderabadi feels India will surely enjoy an "advantage" having spent a considerable amount of time Down Under before the mega-event.

We can beat Australia in their own backyard: Virat Kohli
We can beat Australia in their own backyard: Virat Kohli

 Set to embark for a gruelling Test tour of Australia starting December 4, star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said that India will play aggressive and positive cricket in their four-match series and his young side can beat the Aussies in their own backyard.

Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka
Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook Thursday vowed to try and win a seven-match series in a tit-for-tat revenge against Sri Lanka ahead of next year`s World Cup.

Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?
Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?

It seems as if the cricketing careers of one of the most successful opening pairs in the history of India cricket -- Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir -- are all but over.

Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne
Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne

Blaming bowlers for their downfall in the ongoing series against India, Sri Lankan vice-captain Lahiru Thirimanne on Saturday said bowling would be their main concern going into the World Cup.

Will that epic knock guarantee Rohit Sharma opening slot for World Cup?
Will that epic knock guarantee Rohit Sharma opening slot for World Cup?

Rohit Sharma's historic knock of 267 runs on Thursday against the visiting Sri Lankan side in the fourth ODI of the five-match series at Eden Gardens has almost secured his opening slot for the forthcoming Cricket World Cup.

Language is a barrier with foreign coaches: Mohammed Shami
Language is a barrier with foreign coaches: Mohammed Shami

While talking exclusively with Zee Media, India's highest wicket taker in 2014, Mohammed Shami stated on Tuesday that the language barrier is the only problem with foreign coaches.

Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians
Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians

 Tourism New Zealand is eyeing a massive 33 per cent growth in Indian travellers to the island Pacific nation this fiscal as it expects an influx of visitors for the World Cup Cricket it is co-hosting with Australia in February and March.

100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday
100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday

The countdown for the most coveted ICC trophy – World Cup (50-overs) – has started, as the event is mere 100 days away, starting from Thursday.

Virat Kohli hails pacers' promising show ahead of World Cup
Virat Kohli hails pacers' promising show ahead of World Cup

India are looking at the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka mainly as preparation for the World Cup and home team's captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the recent performances of the pace bowlers, especially Umesh Yadav, has given him a lot of hope going into the mega-event.

ICC meeting to discuss West Indies pullout from India
ICC meeting to discuss West Indies pullout from India

Furore created by the West Indies mid-series pull out from the tour of India and suspected illegal bowling actions will be some of the key issues the ICC Board will discuss when it gather here on November 9 and 10 for the last round of meetings of the year.

Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket
Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket

 England all-rounder Ben Stokes said Tuesday he wanted to see attention turned to the team`s World Cup chances rather than the ongoing fall-out from Kevin Pietersen`s autobiography.

Considered retirement on being dropped from ODI squad: Younis Khan
Considered retirement on being dropped from ODI squad: Younis Khan

Pakistan's man-of-the-series against Australia, Younis Khan, on Monday said he thought of retiring after being dropped unceremoniously from the one-day squad last month.

Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?
Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?

All-rounder Akshar Patel, who has hardly played five ODI matches for India, is certainly a strong contender to be in the flight to Australia in February next year for the ICC World Cup.

I stuck with Misbah-ul-Haq as captain: Najam Sethi
I stuck with Misbah-ul-Haq as captain: Najam Sethi

 Former PCB chairman and Pakistan's nominee for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) President, Najam Sethi has disclosed how he had to take a firm stand to prevent Misbah-ul-Haq from being removed as captain this year.

Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India
Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India

Ajinkya Rahane, one of the most talented batsmen in the current India lot has proved, time and again, that he can bat at any position in any given condition.

I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh
I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh

All-rounder Yuvraj Singh played as a protagonist when the 'Men in Blue' won the ICC World Cup in 2011, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. For his heroics with the bat and ball, the southpaw was rewarded with Man of the Series as well. Sadly, when the quadrennial event is back and India are set to defend the most converted ICC trophy, one of the most dangerous batsmen in limited overs, Yuvraj, himself is not sure about representing the country.

West Indies will be at World Cup 2015, says official
West Indies will be at World Cup 2015, says official

Cricket World Cup chief executive John Harnden said Tuesday he was confident the West Indies would play in next year`s tournament, despite their shock withdrawal from a tour of India.