Jon Stewart to host final 'The Daily Show' on August 6
Jon Stewart to host final 'The Daily Show' on August 6

 Jon Stewart has announced that August 6 would be his final broadcast of 'The Daily Show' before new host Trevor Noah takes over.

Old masters meet new FA Cup kings in fitting final
Old masters meet new FA Cup kings in fitting final

Old masters Aston Villa will play holders Arsenal, the modern kings of the FA Cup, at Wembley next month in the finale of one of the most exciting competitions for years.

Fabian Delph hails Tim Sherwood as Villa reach Cup final
Fabian Delph hails Tim Sherwood as Villa reach Cup final

Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph saluted the influence of new manager Tim Sherwood after firing his team to a 2-1 victory over Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday.

Punjab thrash Rajasthan by 6 wkts to enter final
Punjab thrash Rajasthan by 6 wkts to enter final

Pacers Siddarth Kaul and Mandeep Singh bagged three wickets each as Punjab thrashed Rajasthan by six wickets to enter the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament here. 

Early Brendon McCullum exit proved to be huge blow for New Zealand
Early Brendon McCullum exit proved to be huge blow for New Zealand

This was not how the script was supposed to run for Brendon McCullum, the personification of the aggressive cricket that had taken New Zealand to their first World Cup final.

Peeved ICC President Kamal leaves MCG before end of final
Peeved ICC President Kamal leaves MCG before end of final

Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished.

Brendon McCullum keeps ODI retirement suspense alive
Brendon McCullum keeps ODI retirement suspense alive

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum kept everyone guessing about his retirement from ODI cricket as he didn't want the spotlight to be drawn away from Australia's convincing victory in the World Cup final.

Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand
Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand

Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the MCG here.

Michael Clarke goes MSD way, wants ODI rules changed
Michael Clarke goes MSD way, wants ODI rules changed

Echoing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's views on the ODI four-fielder rule, Australian captain Michael Clarke said he would like to have five fielders outside the 30-yard circle as it gives the bowlers more of a chance.

Top performers of 2015 World Cup
Top performers of 2015 World Cup

The following are the top 10 batsmen and top 10 bowlers of the cricket World Cup 2015, which concluded in Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday:

Michael Clarke reveals Test aim after World Cup win
Michael Clarke reveals Test aim after World Cup win

Australia captain Michael Clarke said his next target after winning the World Cup in his last one-day international on Sunday was to take his team back to the top of the Test rankings.

World Cup 2015: Steve Smith burnishes captaincy credentials with final flourish
World Cup 2015: Steve Smith burnishes captaincy credentials with final flourish

Steve Smith`s pull to the Melbourne Cricket Ground fence to bring up the winning runs for Australia on Sunday was a fitting ending for a player who was instrumental in his team`s campaign for a fifth World Cup triumph.

Mitchell Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament
Mitchell Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament

At a World Cup dominated by batsmen and huge scores, it was an old-fashioned fast bowler who ultimately played the biggest role in Australia`s success.

Cricket World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Michael Clarke
Cricket World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Michael Clarke

Skipper Michael Clarke shrugged off fitness fears, talk of rifts with team-mates, coach and selectors to spearhead Australia to a fifth World Cup crown.

No backing down on Black Caps` fearless style: Brendon McCullum
No backing down on Black Caps` fearless style: Brendon McCullum

Skipper Brendon McCullum is adamant there will be no backing down in the Black Caps` fearless approach in the wake of their crushing World Cup final defeat to Australia.

Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia
Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia

Australia dominated the world stage once again as they blew away New Zealand in an one-sided affair in the final of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Melbourne on Sunday. Australia chased down New Zealand's paltry target of 184 runs by seven wickets to bag their fifth World Cup in the history of the game.

Cricket World Cup: Brendon McCullum asks Indian fans to root for New Zealand in World Cup final
Cricket World Cup: Brendon McCullum asks Indian fans to root for New Zealand in World Cup final

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has beseeched the cricket-mad Indian fans to root for his team in tomorrow's World Cup final against four-time winners Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Hope Martin Crowe finds peace in time left for him: Brendon McCullum
Hope Martin Crowe finds peace in time left for him: Brendon McCullum

An emotional New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum today wished terminally ill former skipper Martin Crowe, who is battling lymphoma, to "find peace in the time left for him".

ICC World Cup: Battle of wits may decide Australia, New Zealand final at MCG
ICC World Cup: Battle of wits may decide Australia, New Zealand final at MCG

Australia and New Zealand gear up for the 2015 ICC World Cup final and there isn't much to separate between the two sides who have been dominating and destructive in the entire tournament. A severe test of character and handling of pressure could determine the result in Melbourne on Sunday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Kiwis descend on MCG to cheer on Black Caps in World Cup final
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Kiwis descend on MCG to cheer on Black Caps in World Cup final

Kiwi fans daubed in black came out in droves on Saturday to support New Zealand on the eve of their team`s first World Cup final, against fierce rivals Australia in Melbourne.