South Australian cricketers to train Indian youngsters

The Adelaide-based Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy is targeting young Indian cricketers with a proposal to establish a centre of excellence in India.

Shahid Afridi rules out going back on ODI retirement
Shahid Afridi rules out going back on ODI retirement

Pakistan's flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has ruled out any chance of making a comeback to One-day International cricket, insisting the new players needed proper time to settle down in the national team.

Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run
Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run

 Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years.

India remain No 2 in ODI rankings
India remain No 2 in ODI rankings

The Indian team has retained its second position in the One-day Internationals rankings list after finishing as semifinalists in the recently-concluded ICC Cricket World Cup.

People should be 'ashamed' for blaming me and Anushka for WC defeat: Virat Kohli

India's Test captain Virat Kohli on Friday lashed out at critics, who blamed his girlfriend Anushkha Sharma for the team's exit from ICC Cricket World Cup, stating that they "should be ashamed of themselves" as "no one has won more matches" than him in the last five years.

Mustafa Kamal was removed from ceremony after refusing to apologise
Mustafa Kamal was removed from ceremony after refusing to apologise

Mustafa Kamal was part of the presentation ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup but it was only after his allegations on the integrity of the match officials and his subsequent decision not to retract his comments which resulted in his removal from the presentation party.

ICC World Cup is biggest ever on Indian television
ICC World Cup is biggest ever on Indian television

With 635 million viewers, the ICC Cricket World Cup turned out to be the most watched event in the history of Indian television.

When four years ago, MS Dhoni won the World Cup with a Six!
When four years ago, MS Dhoni won the World Cup with a Six!

Four years ago, the right-hander smashed Nuwan Kulasekara over long-on for a memorable huge six which won India their second World Cup title.

Mitchell Starc to miss start of IPL 2015 due to knee strain
Mitchell Starc to miss start of IPL 2015 due to knee strain

Australian speedster Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of the initial few weeks of the forthcoming Indian Premier League due to a knee niggle.

Daniel Vettori announces retirement from international cricket
Daniel Vettori announces retirement from international cricket

A day after his team ended up being the runners-up in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Kiwi legend Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from international cricket.

N Srinivasan hails ICC World Cup 2015 as most popular ever
N Srinivasan hails ICC World Cup 2015 as most popular ever

Hailing the just-concluded World cup as the most popular in cricket's history, ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday said the event's success has proved that the ODI format is in good health.

ICC Cricket World Cup fever: Rishi Kapoor’s answer to Aussie sledging!
ICC Cricket World Cup fever: Rishi Kapoor’s answer to Aussie sledging!

In a country like India, where Cricket is not a sport but a religion, everyone merrily experiences the World Cup fever! As India is scheduled to play Australia today in the semi-final, blood pressure is bound to shoot up, many a hearts will experience fast beats and many frail ones may even faint!

You can't score double hundreds every day, says Rohit Sharma
You can't score double hundreds every day, says Rohit Sharma

His world record score of 264 came under threat during Martin Guptill's unbeaten 237-run mayhem against West Indies in the ongoing World Cup and even though Rohit Sharma knows "records are there to be broken", he wants the coveted feat to stay with him for some more time.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Look what Aamir Khan has to say about New Zealand
ICC Cricket World Cup: Look what Aamir Khan has to say about New Zealand

The semi-final match between New Zealand and South Africa, will make to the books of cricket history, for being one of the most thrilling matches, loves of the sports would have ever witnessed.

Misbah-ul-Haq reckons Pakistan captain, coach must have more power
Misbah-ul-Haq reckons Pakistan captain, coach must have more power

 Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has urged the cricket board to give the skipper and coach the final say in selection matters.

'Hunted' become 'hunters': Indians use short ball effectively
'Hunted' become 'hunters': Indians use short ball effectively

 Delivering one blockbuster performance after another, the usually under-rated Indian pacers have turned a corner and changed a few perceptions in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup by accounting for 43 of the 70 opposition wickets so far.

Respect, not trophies will mark Mahela, Sangakkara’s splendid careers

No matter where you were, no matter which was your favourite team, if you were watching Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shaking hands with players in coloured jerseys for that one final time, post a humiliating defeat against South Africa and weren’t emotional, you possibly never were a c

ICC World Cup 2015: Preview of all four quarter-finals

The ICC World Cup 2015 has already witnessed batting records being broken and world-class bowling spells. As the showpiece event proceeds towards its business end, we preview the four quarter-finals to be played from March 18 to March 21.

ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile
ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile

Ten facts for Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground (14:30 local/03:30 GMT): 

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas

 Sri Lanka`s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final at Sydney Cricket Ground, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.