Michael Clarke predicts triple century in ODIs
Michael Clarke predicts triple century in ODIs

Australian captain Michael Clarke says it is possible a batsman will crack the 300-run barrier in one-day international cricket.

Can't do much when Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers is in form: MS Dhoni
Can't do much when Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers is in form: MS Dhoni

There is not much the bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are on song, says India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the defending champions prepare to clash with the West Indies on Friday.

South African skipper AB de Villiers backs Dale Steyn as match-winner
South African skipper AB de Villiers backs Dale Steyn as match-winner

South Africa captain AB de Villiers backed Dale Steyn to be a World Cup match-winner despite the strike bowler struggling to hit top form at the tournament.

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".

ICC Cricket World Cup: Power-packed South Africa flatten Ireland by 201 runs
ICC Cricket World Cup: Power-packed South Africa flatten Ireland by 201 runs

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis hit centuries, while Dale Steyn shone in his 100th one-day international, as South Africa showcased their prowess with a 201-run rout of Ireland in the World Cup on Tuesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Ireland - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Ireland - As it happened...

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Strong bench key to South Africa's World Cup campaign
Strong bench key to South Africa's World Cup campaign

South Africa`s impressive depth was underlined in their emphatic World Cup win over West Indies on Friday and with paceman Vernon Philander and JP Duminy out injured, the Proteas will again rely on their "bench" to shine against Ireland.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain
ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain

Ireland captain William Porterfield is confident his team will not be overawed by the mighty South Africans in Canberra on Tuesday, saying they had made good plans to contain AB de Villiers` side.

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

Ireland go into Tuesday`s World Cup clash against South Africa in Canberra faced with a question that even fanciful Test nations have struggled to find an answer for.

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.

ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers 'best of century', says Imran Tahir
ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers 'best of century', says Imran Tahir

South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir described captain AB de Villiers as "the best player of the century" after the skipper smashed a whirlwind, undefeated 162 against the West Indies at the World Cup.

ICC World Cup: Jason Holder promises Windies revival after Proteas` pounding
ICC World Cup: Jason Holder promises Windies revival after Proteas` pounding

West Indies captain Jason Holder insisted both he and his side could bounce back at the World Cup following their 257-run pool thrashing by South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

AB de Villiers shows stomach for record-breaking
AB de Villiers shows stomach for record-breaking

South Africa captain AB de Villiers was laid low by illness which gave him a sleepless night before he found the perfect cure by hitting a breathtaking 162 not out in Friday`s 257-run World Cup rout of the West Indies.

ICC World Cup 2015: Record breaking AB de Villiers' love for West Indies continues
ICC World Cup 2015: Record breaking AB de Villiers' love for West Indies continues

AB de Villiers showed why he is the best batsman in modern day cricket after plundering timid West Indies with a breathtaking 162-run knock off just 66 balls. The South African skipper ensured his side register a mammoth 257-run victory over the Islanders in a Pool B encounter on Friday in the ongoing ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Virat Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar
Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Virat Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar

Pakistan cricket fraternity might rate Umar Akmal very highly but none among country's current batsmen can be "even distantly compared" with India's premier batsman Virat Kohli, feels former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar Nazar.

ICC World Cup 2015: 5 interesting facts about AB de Villiers' 162-run knock
ICC World Cup 2015: 5 interesting facts about AB de Villiers' 162-run knock

South African skipper AB de Villiers set the ICC World Cup 2015 on fire with an incredible 162-run knock against West Indies in the 19th Match of the tournament.

Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - As it happened...
Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for this Pool B clash between South Africa v West Indies. Follow live score and all the latest updates here:

Cricket World Cup: AB De Villiers thwarted in World Cup over-rate plan
Cricket World Cup: AB De Villiers thwarted in World Cup over-rate plan

South Africa skipper AB de Villiers admitted Thursday he was so concerned about a possible World Cup suspension for slow over-rates that he considered handing over the captain`s armband to a team-mate.