New Zealand fly under the radar as usual
New Zealand fly under the radar as usual

In their traditionally under-stated fashion New Zealand have been content to stay in the background before the two-test series against England.

Martin Guptill run-riot continues for New Zealand
Martin Guptill run-riot continues for New Zealand

Martin Guptill`s impressive sequence of big scores continued as New Zealand beat Worcestershire by 15 runs on Sunday in their final warm-up match before next week`s first Test against England at Lord`s.

Martin Guptill in good touch ahead of Test return
Martin Guptill in good touch ahead of Test return

New Zealand`s Martin Guptill warmed up for his anticipated return to Test cricket next week with a quickfire fifty on Saturday in the Black Caps` final warm-up fixture before their series opener with England.

Five players to miss out on the Indian Premier League 2015

Five players to miss out on the Indian Premier League 2015

Martin Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double century
Martin Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double century

New Zealand`s Martin Guptill carried on where he left off at the World Cup by scoring a stunning maiden first-class double-century as Derbyshire took charge of their County Championship match away to Gloucestershire at Bristol on Monday.

ODI hero Martin Guptill recalled to New Zealand Test squad
ODI hero Martin Guptill recalled to New Zealand Test squad

The return of World Cup star Martin Guptill and a call-up for fast-bowler Matt Henry headlined the New Zealand Test squad named on Saturday for the series against England starting next month.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

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.

No Indian in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum
No Indian in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum

Not a single Indian cricketer found a place in the ICC's World Cup XI which was dominated by runners-up New Zealand rather than champions Australia with Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum as its captain.

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:

 ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand eye World Cup history against Australia
ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand eye World Cup history against Australia

New Zealand take the field in their maiden World Cup final on Sunday looking to cap an unbeaten streak by defeating co-hosts Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

World Cup final could be last match I watch: Martin Crowe
World Cup final could be last match I watch: Martin Crowe

Not in the best health condition, New Zealand legend and former skipper Martin Crowe on Saturday said that the cricket World Cup final on Sunday could be the last cricket match he watches.

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 2015 final: Australia vs New Zealand - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015 final: Australia vs New Zealand - Preview

There`s been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in Sunday`s title decider.

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.

ICC World Cup 2015: ICC to consider new ODI rules to help bowlers
ICC World Cup 2015: ICC to consider new ODI rules to help bowlers

The highlight reels at the World Cup have been running hot with batsman smashing balls all over cricket stadiums in Australia and New Zealand.

ICC World Cup: New Zealand will struggle with size of MCG, says Matthew Hayden
ICC World Cup: New Zealand will struggle with size of MCG, says Matthew Hayden

Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden on Thursday said that New Zealand will struggle with the size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Sunday's cricket World Cup final here.

ICC World Cup 2015: Balance and composure the keys to New Zealand progress
ICC World Cup 2015: Balance and composure the keys to New Zealand progress

The calm, assured manner in which New Zealand chased down South Africa`s imposing total on Tuesday to advance to their first cricket World Cup final is a hallmark of a team that has developed into a cohesive unit over the last two years.

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.