With just over 100 days left for the ICC Cricket World Cup to kickstart in Australia and New Zealand, the event organisers are set to launch their official 'Net Bowler' program at Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Thursday.
An international team of scientists drilling a 1.3-km deep hole into the Alpine Fault in New Zealand's South Island say they are already gaining valuable insights into the earth's crust less than a quarter of the way down.
All rounder Wayne Parnell has failed to recover from a shoulder injury in time to play for South Africa in the first one-day international against New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
All rounder Jimmy Neesham has been given the first opportunity to settle questions at the top of New Zealand`s order ahead of next year`s cricket World Cup when he opens the batting with Martin Guptill against South Africa on Tuesday.
Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting said Saturday that an India-Australia clash will serve up as an ideal final for the 2015 World Cup to be held in his country and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.
The University of Western Australia (UWA), whom the International Cricket Council (ICC) relied upon for the last 20 years to develop models to test illegal bowling actions, has reportedly raised serious doubts over the reliability of the recent biomechanics tests that have resulted in several international bowlers being suspended.