Largest Cricket bat bids for Guinness World Record

 As the Cricket World Cup is round the corner, a bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled here to promote and celebrate the quadrennial event, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Cricket Bat'.

In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup
In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup

Australia are peaking at the right time for a crack at their fifth World Cup triumph and will go into next month`s tournament at home on top of the rankings.

ICC World Cup 2015 to showcase both elite and paupers
ICC World Cup 2015 to showcase both elite and paupers

Australia will look to become just the second team to win a World Cup final on their own soil when a tournament rich in sub-plots featuring serial under-achievers South Africa and Afghanistan`s fairytale debut starts next month.

I'm not sure of our bowling attack: Kirti Azad
I'm not sure of our bowling attack: Kirti Azad

 Former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday hoped India would defend its World Cup title in Australia and New Zealand but at the same time expressed deep concern about the current national cricket team's weak bowling attack.

India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid
India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that Virat Kohli will need to bat really well in the upcoming Cricket World Cup as the current team is too much dependent on him in the middle overs.

Cricket World Cup: Police set to crack down on betting rings
Cricket World Cup: Police set to crack down on betting rings

A comprehensive strategy has been drawn up by the Mumbai Police to clamp down on betting syndicates that are likely to be operational in the city during the ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

Zimbabwe restore Andy Waller, Alistair Campbell for World Cup
Zimbabwe restore Andy Waller, Alistair Campbell for World Cup

Ahead of the Feb 14 World Cup, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) Friday restored Andy Waller as coach of its national cricket team seven months after he was dismissed from the post.

Inclusion of Michael Clarke in Australian WC squad 'un-Australian': Rahul Dravid
Inclusion of Michael Clarke in Australian WC squad 'un-Australian': Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid has expressed surprise at the inclusion of Michael Clarke in the Australian squad for the upcoming World Cup despite injury concerns, terming the decision of the selectors as "un-Australian".

ICC World Cup: Is trophy sharing rule in case of a tie in final weird?
ICC World Cup: Is trophy sharing rule in case of a tie in final weird?

How would you feel if the forthcoming ICC World Cup trophy in Australia and New Zealand will be shared between two teams? And it's no joke, this is possible.

It'll be tough to fix any World Cup matches: ICC chief
It'll be tough to fix any World Cup matches: ICC chief

 The chief executive of cricket`s governing body believes it will be tough for anyone outside the game to fix matches during next month`s 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

We want to change history and beat India in World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq
We want to change history and beat India in World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq

Looking to rewrite history by beating arch-rivals in the upcoming World Cup, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has promised the fans that the national team would play its best cricket in the 50-over showpiece event and make them proud.

India just need three good days to win World Cup: Rahul Dravid
India just need three good days to win World Cup: Rahul Dravid

 Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that it will require "three good days" to win the coveted World Cup cricket tournament for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men.

PCB bars players from using social media websites during World Cup
PCB bars players from using social media websites during World Cup

The Pakistani players, featuring in the World Cup squad, have been banned from using social networking sites during the mega event, beginning next month.

Richardson says 2015 World Cup will be bigger and better
Richardson says 2015 World Cup will be bigger and better

 ICC Chief Executive David Richardson believes that "there has been no stone left unturned" as preparations continue ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, but stressed the need for players to remember their responsibilities to uphold the sport's integrity at all times.

Bilawal Bhatti replaces Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup squad
Bilawal Bhatti replaces Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup squad

 Pakistan suffered a major blow even before the Pakistan team could leave for the World Cup as experienced pacer Junaid Khan was replaced by allrounder Bilawal Bhatti in the 15-member squad.

Exclusive: Cricket World Cup trophy reaches Zee News

Watch the 2015 Cricket World Cup trophy exclusively on Zee News.

Glad to get ODI runs after Test failure: Suresh Raina
Glad to get ODI runs after Test failure: Suresh Raina

Relieved to be in good ODI form ahead of next month's World Cup, Indian batsman Suresh Raina said he would have been left devastated after his dismal failure in the cricket Test series against Australia had his side failed to draw the last two matches.

ICC Committee approves a replacement in Ireland World Cup squad
ICC Committee approves a replacement in Ireland World Cup squad

Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup on Sunday approved Max Sorensen as a replacement player for Tim Murtagh in Ireland's squad for the tournament, which starts on February 14.

"Sachin: A Lens Story": A photo tribute to Tendulkar
"Sachin: A Lens Story": A photo tribute to Tendulkar

Some of the most enduring moments of cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar's career and life over a decade will be showcased in a five-day photo exhibition here from January 20.

ICC issues pre-World Cup warning to players to refrain from sledging
ICC issues pre-World Cup warning to players to refrain from sledging

Cricketers participating in the ICC World Cup 2015 have reportedly been issued a pre-tournament warning to refrain from sledging as the game's bosses don't want some repulsive confrontation at the tournament in New Zealand and Australia.