Former Pakistan cricket chief Nasim Ashraf said on Wednesday he regretted that a failure to deal with bowlers with suspect actions had resulted in the loss of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez.
Alastair Cook`s role as England captain for next year`s World Cup was cast into doubt when head coach Peter Moores said his position would be reviewed after the team`s current one-day series in Sri Lanka.
Proud of seeing Jammu and Kashimir cricket getting noticed after its historic win the Ranji Trophy opener against Mumbai, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi said that the side boasts of many talented players and singled out Perveez Rasool for a World Cup berth.
Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis said that the team have the potential and talent to lift the coveted World Cup trophy in 2015, admitting that the team would need to cope with the towering pressure.
Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Sunday expressed his delight at being recalled to the one-day team which raised hopes of a final campaign in next year`s World Cup being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
New Zealand all rounder Jimmy Neesham believes that after suffering early hiccups in the first matches of the Test and Twenty20 series against Pakistan, he hopes his side can come out in the first ODI and put a 'stronger performance' and then move forward from their.
His inclusion in the 30-member probables list has come as a whiff of fresh air for Ashok Dinda, who was in the wilderness for nearly 22 months, after he had played his 13th one day international for India.
Their cricketing epitaph has been written by all and sundry but a day after being omitted from the World Cup probables' list, it was business as usual for Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir as they trained at the Delhi team's nets with deadpan expressions on their faces.
In their bid to defend the World Cup title in 2015, Sandeep Patil-led Indian selectors infused young blood and ignored Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Inclusion of unheralded players like Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma, etc in the 30-man short-list certainly reflects a new intent.
On a six-city India tour courtesy MoneyGram, a leading money transfer and payment services company, the 2015 ICC World Cup trophy reached here on Wednesday as thousands of fans caught a glimpse of cricket's most coveted prize.