Sri Lanka urges Kumar Sangakkara retirement rethink
Sri Lanka urges Kumar Sangakkara retirement rethink

Sri Lanka`s sports minister on Wednesday urged the world`s number one batsman Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider plans to retire from Test cricket and urged him to play on for another year.

How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement
How the cricket world reacted to news of Daniel Vettori's retirement

Soon after New Zealand cricket legend Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday, tributes and good wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity.

Top ten moments of 2015 Cricket World Cup

Finally, after six weeks of enthralling cricketing action, Australia won their fifth World Cup defeating co-hosts New Zealand in Melbourne.

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:

Boult, Starc in battle to become World Cup's best bowler
Boult, Starc in battle to become World Cup's best bowler

As two teams fight it out for the coveted cricket World Cup trophy here on Sunday, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc will be involved in another battle -- to become the best bowler of the tournament.

Cricket World cup 2015: Who`s saying what at the World Cup semi-final
Cricket World cup 2015: Who`s saying what at the World Cup semi-final

Who`s saying what on Twitter about the World Cup semi-final between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday:

ICC World Cup 2015 highlights new brand of ODI batting

Domination of bat over ball has never been played out in such brutal fashion as in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

ICC World Cup: Cricket's big four set for tussles of highest order in semis
ICC World Cup: Cricket's big four set for tussles of highest order in semis

After more than a month of slugging out, the big four teams are left in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. New Zealand joined Australia, India and South Africa in the last four on Saturday. The co-hosts rode into a record breaking Martin Guptill's 237 run essay to beat the West Indies in the last of quarter-final match.

Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years
Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years

A day after they played their last international games for Sri Lanka in coloured jerseys, the legendary duo of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara thanked their fans across the world for their relentless support.

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

Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place
Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place

Kumar Sangakkara bid farewell to limited overs cricket on Wednesday, disappointed with a World Cup quarter-final defeat but happy that Sri Lanka were in a better place than when he came into the side in 2000.

ICC World Cup: Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara – legends bid adieu to ODI cricket
ICC World Cup: Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara – legends bid adieu to ODI cricket

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara might not have got a fairytale ending to their final ODI match of their glorious careers but the veterans smiled through the disappointment as they fondly recounted their respective journeys.

Cricket fraternity lauds Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara as legends end ODI career
Cricket fraternity lauds Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara as legends end ODI career

The cricketing world enters another sad day as Sri Lankan legends Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara bid adieu to the game after serving for more than 15 years. Sri Lanka ended their campaign on Wednesday in the on going ICC 2015 Cricket World up after losing to South Africa by nine wickets in the quarter-finals.

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis
ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis

Spinners Imran Tahir and hat-trick man Jean-Paul Duminy shared seven wickets between them to help a clinical South Africa outplay an unusually hapless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets and enter the cricket World Cup semi-finals, here on Wednesday.

World Cup 2015: Kumar Sangakkara`s ton run ends after joining 500 club
World Cup 2015: Kumar Sangakkara`s ton run ends after joining 500 club

Kumar Sangakkara became just the sixth player to score 500 runs at a World Cup before his record-breaking run of hundreds came to an end during Wednesday`s quarter-final against South Africa.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st Quarter-Final: Sri Lanka vs South Africa - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st Quarter-Final: Sri Lanka vs South Africa - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for the 1st quarter-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Players to watch out for in knockout stages

Though cricket is a team sport, ahead of the knockout stages of the ICC's marquee event, starting from March 18, we are picking up one player from each (quarter-finalist) team, who can play a crucial role from here on to make his side the world champions.

ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand coach tips Sri Lanka over South Africa
ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand coach tips Sri Lanka over South Africa

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson suspects Sri Lanka could be too good for South Africa in the opening World Cup quarter-final in Sydney on Wednesday, but much will depend on the toss.

ICC World Cup quarter-final: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support, Sangakkara ton
ICC World Cup quarter-final: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support, Sangakkara ton

 Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth successive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a third consecutive World Cup final. 

Cricket World Cup: Bat first, don`t obsess over AB de Villiers, says Murali Muralitharan
Cricket World Cup: Bat first, don`t obsess over AB de Villiers, says Murali Muralitharan

 Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan told Sri Lanka to bat first against South Africa and not obsess over the destructive batting power of AB de Villiers in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final.