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Recovering Yuvraj Singh returns to warm welcome

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who underwent chemotherapy for a rare germ cell cancer between his lungs in the US, has landed in New Delhi's IGI Airport on Monday morning.

World Cup cricket gallery thrown open for public

Cricket enthusiasts can now get a glimpse of the numerous memorabilia associated with the World Cups won by India in 1983 and 2011.

Cup of Joy for MSD in an otherwise mixed year

Cricket is indeed a game of `Glorious Uncertainties` and no one knows it better than India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

MS Dhoni leads by example for expectant India

Dhoni has already delivered the Holy Grail of the World Cup and over the next month takes on the challenge of leading his team to a maiden Test series triumph in Australia.

Finance committee says tax exemptions to ICC unjustified

The Rs 45 crore tax exemption given to the ICC on the revenue generated from this year`s cricket World Cup here was "unjustified and devoid of merit".

Strauss and Hussey my favourite wickets in World Cup: Zaheer

Zaheer Khan said wickets of Andrew Strauss and Michael Hussey were his favourites among the 21 wickets that he scalped during World Cup.

Nishank announces residential plot for Dhoni, Tendulkar

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced to give a residential plot or a house to Indian Cricket captain M S Dhoni and Cricket
icon Sachin Tendulkar for winning the World Cup.

India unites to celebrate victory over Pakistan

An overjoyed Indian nation erupted in undisguised ecstasy Wednesday as Team India crushed Pakistan in a World Cup cricket semifinal that at one stage seemed going the other way.

Indian officials plan to invite envoys at UN mission

Indian officials in the United Nations are planning to invite envoys of all cricket-playing nations to watch the World Cup final at the country`s mission here.

Best and the worst at World Cup

The following is a look at a selection of players who have succeeded and flopped during the World Cup so far.

5,000 visa to Pakistani fans to watch World Cup

India has issued visa to 5,000 Pakistanis to facilitate their visit to India to watch remaining World Cup cricket matches, including the final in Mumbai.

No World Cup quarterfinals for Asoka de Silva

Sri Lankan umpire Asoka de Silva, whose decisions have come under the scanner in the World Cup, has been ignored for the knockout stages.

Testing times ahead for the umpiring review system

The jury is still out on cricket`s controversial Decision Review System (DRS) a month after it made its World Cup debut.

Govt asks states to step up security for World Cup

With intelligence inputs suggesting terror attacks at cricket WC venues, the government has asked all states hosting these matches to fortify security at the stadiums including Mumbai`s Wankhede stadium.

18 more arrested in connection with betting racket

Eighteeen persons were arrested on Monday -- four in Bangalore and 14 in Bellary -- on charges of betting during the World Cup match between India and England.

Security blanket for World Cup match at Kotla

The Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here, which will host four World Cup matches, has been turned into a virtual fortress with Delhi police personnel, gun-totting commandos and private security guards leaving nothing to chance ahead of Thursday`s South Africa-West Indies clash.

Have to bowl differently against every team: Kreza

Australian spinner Jason Kreza said variation will be the key for tweakers on the sub-continent pitches during the cricket World Cup.

Cricket World Cup will strengthen ties between nations: Pawar

International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar said Thursday that the World Cup will strengthen bonds between the cricket playing nations.

World Cup 2011: Reserve day from knock out stage

A reserve day has been factored in from the knock out stage in the World Cup which will commence with the Group B preliminary league clash between India and Bangladesh at Mirpur on February 19.

Huge pressure dilutes India`s home advantage

The favourites` tag will be the albatross around India`s neck when Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his team mates begin their quest for World Cup glory.