ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

The opening round of the World Cup witnessed 35 centuries compared to just six in the entire 1975 tournament, seemingly proving once and for all that one-day cricket is a batsman`s game.

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days
ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.

Cricket World cup 2015: Don't always judge Rohit Sharma's form by runs scored, says skipper MS Dhoni
Cricket World cup 2015: Don't always judge Rohit Sharma's form by runs scored, says skipper MS Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not too much worried about Rohit Sharma's struggling form in the ongoing cricket World Cup and said that the important thing was to see the manner of his batting rather than the number of runs he has scored.Rohit has so far scored 159 runs in six group league matches at a mediocre average of 31.8 with two half-centuries to his credit.

Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights
Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe here on Saturday.

India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor
India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor

Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor on Saturday rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here.

I will miss wearing this red shirt of mine: Brendan Taylor
I will miss wearing this red shirt of mine: Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor's voice wasn't choked with emotion but the Zimbabwean was in a pensive mood after playing in his last match as an international cricketer, admitting that he would miss the "red jersey and the camaraderie" that he enjoyed over the years at the top level.

Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance
Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.

Cricket World cup 2015: Mahendra Singh Dhoni happy with workout in Zimbabwe win
Cricket World cup 2015: Mahendra Singh Dhoni happy with workout in Zimbabwe win

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was delighted to see his team cope with the pressure of chasing down Zimbabwe`s 287 on Saturday, insisting the extensive workout will help them in the World Cup knockout rounds.

Cricket World cup 2015: Sad Brendan Taylor ready to move on from Zimbabwe
Cricket World cup 2015: Sad Brendan Taylor ready to move on from Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor says he will miss representing his country after playing his last one-day international against India in Auckland on Saturday but insisted life goes on.

ICC World Cup: Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni power India to sixth consecutive win
ICC World Cup: Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni power India to sixth consecutive win

Suresh Raina hit a rollicking century as India recovered from a top-order collapse to prevail over minnows Zimbabwe by six wickets, finishing their group league engagements with a clean slate in the Cricket World Cup here on Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Brendan Taylor exits in blaze of glory on World Cup do-or-die weekend
ICC World Cup 2015: Brendan Taylor exits in blaze of glory on World Cup do-or-die weekend

Zimbabwe`s Brendan Taylor marked his international farewell with a sublime century on Saturday as the World Cup headed into a do-or-die weekend.

How cricket fraternity reacted to Brendan Taylor's final ODI knock
How cricket fraternity reacted to Brendan Taylor's final ODI knock

Wicketkeeper-batsman Taylor played his last international match for Zimbabwe on Saturday after signing a three-year deal with Nottinghamshire.

ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Zimbabwe - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Zimbabwe - As it happened...

 In their last group match India beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in a Pool B clash to keep their unbeaten run intact at this World Cup. 

Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor praises Indian bowlers
Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor praises Indian bowlers

Zimbabwe stand-in captain Brendan Taylor has heaped praise on the Indian bowling line-up ahead of their World Cup Pool B clash at the Eden Park here on Saturday.

ICC World Cup: Needs of my family prompted me to quit International cricket, Brendan Taylor
ICC World Cup: Needs of my family prompted me to quit International cricket, Brendan Taylor

It's not an easy decision to quit international cricket at the age of 29 but Brendan Taylor had to take the tough decision keeping in mind his family's needs, which won't happen if he continues playing Tests and ODIs for his home country.

Cricket World Cup: India can trouble us with pace and swing, Brendan Taylor
Cricket World Cup: India can trouble us with pace and swing, Brendan Taylor

Zimbabwe stand-in captain Brendan Taylor feels that the Indian bowling unit will not only trouble his team with swing but also with the pace when the two teams meet in a Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow.

ICC World Cup 2015: Brendan Taylor expects Zimbabwe to bloom in his absence
ICC World Cup 2015: Brendan Taylor expects Zimbabwe to bloom in his absence

Stand-in captain Brendan Taylor is convinced Zimbabwe have more than enough depth in their side to cope when he steps away from international cricket and says he wants to finish on a "high note" with a win over India at the World Cup on Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: John Mooney hits back at Zimbabwe newspaper insult
ICC World Cup 2015: John Mooney hits back at Zimbabwe newspaper insult

Irish all-rounder John Mooney said Thursday he hoped the personal attack on him by a Zimbabwean newspaper would not discourage others with mental health problems from speaking up.

Cricket World cup 2015: Plenty for Virat Kohli still to do, says Dav Whatmore
Cricket World cup 2015: Plenty for Virat Kohli still to do, says Dav Whatmore

Zimbabwe coach Dav Whatmore hailed the impact of Virat Kohli on the Indian team Thursday but insisted the batting superstar still has plenty to achieve.

ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe skipper apologises over an article on Ireland's Mooney
ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe skipper apologises over an article on Ireland's Mooney

Stand-in captain Brendan Taylor on Wednesday apologised on behalf of Zimbabwe cricket team for an article published by one of his country's daily criticising Ireland pacer John Mooney over his boundary-line catch on Saturday that ended the hopes of the African side in the World Cup.