Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour
Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.

President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC
President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC

The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.

Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc
Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc

Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc on Monday said the team's experienced players provided crucial balance to the youthful squad's title-winning march in the mega-event and it's too early to dismiss the side's old guards, including fellow left-armer Mitchell Johnson.

Preparations for 2019 World Cup should start immediately: Chandu Borde
Preparations for 2019 World Cup should start immediately: Chandu Borde

India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphant Australians did for the just-concluded edition, feels former Test cricketer and ex-chief selector Chandu Borde.

World Cup 2015: Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia
World Cup 2015: Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia

Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia`s triumphant cricket team on Monday as they paraded the World Cup trophy to hundreds of fans at a public reception after a night of heavy partying at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

ICC World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke reveals Test aim after World Cup win
ICC World Cup 2015: 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.

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.

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.

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.

Brendon McCullum has no regrets as World Cup dream ends in defeat
Brendon McCullum has no regrets as World Cup dream ends in defeat

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he had no regrets after "one hell of a ride" at the World Cup came to an end with a seven-wicket defeat by Australia in Sunday`s final in Melbourne.

World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke dedicates 5th title to Phillip Hughes
World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke dedicates 5th title to Phillip Hughes

Australia captain Michael Clarke dedicated Sunday`s World Cup final triumph to Phillip Hughes, the team-mate who died after being hit on the head by a bouncer last year.

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.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Mighty Australians crush flightless Kiwis to win fifth title
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Mighty Australians crush flightless Kiwis to win fifth title

Australia on Sunday clinched the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup for the fifth time, thrashing New Zealand by seven wickets to provide a perfect farewell gift to skipper Michael Clarke, who played a key role with a 74-run knock in his final ODI appearance.

ICC World Cup final: Australia vs New Zealand - As it happened...
ICC World Cup final: Australia vs New Zealand - As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage of ICC World Cup 2015 Final between co-hosts Australia and New Zealand being played at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Cricket World Cup: Special final between two evenly matched sides, says Graeme Smith
Cricket World Cup: Special final between two evenly matched sides, says Graeme Smith

Ahead of Sunday’s high-voltage cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand, former South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Saturday said both teams have powerful bowling line-ups and a plethora of destructive batsmen.

Michael Hussey heaps praise on retiring skipper Michael Clarke
Michael Hussey heaps praise on retiring skipper Michael Clarke

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Saturday lauded retiring skipper Michael Clarke’s work ethic, saying he has raised the standards of cricket in his country to newer heights.