Form meets pedigree in Australasian Cricket World Cup final
Form meets pedigree in Australasian Cricket World Cup final

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.

Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast
Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast

Somerset have pulled off a coup by signing all-action West Indies batsman Chris Gayle for this year`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Monday.

Ayushmann Khurrana says “root word of Guptill is Gupta”!
Ayushmann Khurrana says “root word of Guptill is Gupta”!

Ayushmann Khurrana seems to have found the ancestry behind the surname- Guptill! Interestingly, a “fake” post by a website too states that Martin Guptill’s real name is Maruti Gupta, “who was born in India, raised by a Hindu family”!

ICC World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa key men
ICC World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa key men

Key men ahead of the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday:

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: Best four in World Cup semis, says Mike Hesson
ICC World Cup: Best four in World Cup semis, says Mike Hesson

There can be no argument about the make up of the World Cup semi-finals, with the best four teams still alive, New Zealand coach Mike Hesson declared Sunday.

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.

Chris Gayle's 'welcome' gesture made me laugh: Martin Guptill
Chris Gayle's 'welcome' gesture made me laugh: Martin Guptill

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill on Saturday said he was amused at West Indies opener Chris Gayle's 'welcome to the 200 league' gesture after cracking a whirlwind knock of 237 runs in a cricket World Cup quarter-final here.

World Cup 2015: Would like to remain Windies captain, says Jason Holder
World Cup 2015: Would like to remain Windies captain, says Jason Holder

Newly-appointed West Indies skipper Jason Holder said that he would like to keep leading the Caribbean side despite losing the World Cup quarter-final to New Zealand at the Wellington Regional Stadium here on Saturday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill's innings unforgettable, says Brendon McCullum
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill's innings unforgettable, says Brendon McCullum

A jubilant New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum said on Saturday that opener Martin Guptill’s innings will be etched in his memory forever.

ICC World Cup: New Zealand calm about ease of West Indies win
ICC World Cup: New Zealand calm about ease of West Indies win

New Zealand match-winners Martin Guptill and Trent Boult downplayed the ease with which they rolled the West Indies on Saturday as they switched attention to their World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

ICC World Cup: Cricket fraternity laud Martin Guptill for heroic double ton
ICC World Cup: Cricket fraternity laud Martin Guptill for heroic double ton

Double tons have become a regular phenomenon in ODI cricket as this time it was New Zealand's Martin Guptill who defined supremacy in Wellington in an intense semi-final clash on Saturday against the West Indies in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015.

ICC World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill hits record 237 as New Zealand sail into semis
ICC World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill hits record 237 as New Zealand sail into semis

Martin Guptill on Saturday bludgeoned his way to the record books with the highest individual World Cup knock as New Zealand rode on the opener's swashbuckling unbeaten 237 to crush West Indies by 143 runs and sail into the semifinals of the mega event here.

Majestic Martin Guptill adds new feather in the 200-run club in ODIs
Majestic Martin Guptill adds new feather in the 200-run club in ODIs

Double tons have become a regular phenomenon in ODI cricket as this time it was New Zealand's Martin Guptill who defined supremacy in Wellington in an intense semi-final clash on Saturday against the West Indies in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015.

ICC World Cup 2015: Back-to-back tons for New Zealand`s Martin Guptill
ICC World Cup 2015: Back-to-back tons for New Zealand`s Martin Guptill

New Zealand`s Martin Guptill scored his second consecutive century at the World Cup on Saturday, giving the Black Caps a major boost in their quarter-final against the West Indies.