Indian men, women win World Cup Kabaddi titles
Indian men, women win World Cup Kabaddi titles

The Indian men's team continued their winning streak by clinching the fifth Kabaddi World Cup title, while the women's side bagged the crown for the fourth consecutive time, here on Friday.

Pakistan must improve fielding standards: Waqar Younis
Pakistan must improve fielding standards: Waqar Younis

Pakistan coach and pace legend Waqar Younis has said his side needs to revamp its fielding standards and batting against short-pitched deliveries to be competitive enough at the impending 2015 One-Day International (ODI) World Cup in February-March 2015.

Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports
Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports

Alastair Cook is set to be dismissed as captain of England`s one-day team ahead of the World Cup after the opener`s miserable run of form, according to reports on Friday.

Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!
Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson completed 2000 ODI runs on Friday in the fifth and final limited over-match game against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

New Zealand bat in fifth one-day against Pakistan
New Zealand bat in fifth one-day against Pakistan

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bat in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Pakistan cricketers to visit terror-hit Army School
Pakistan cricketers to visit terror-hit Army School

 Left dismayed by the terror strike in Peshawar which left 132 children dead, Pakistan's cricket team is planning to visit the attacked Army school and pay its tributes.

Melbourne to host World Cup 2015 Australian opening ceremony
Melbourne to host World Cup 2015 Australian opening ceremony

Melbourne was Friday named as the host of Australian opening ceremony for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2015.

Not too late to drop Alastair Cook as ODI captain, says Nasser Hussain
Not too late to drop Alastair Cook as ODI captain, says Nasser Hussain

England's embattled skipper Alastair Cook received yet another sacking call. Joining this ever growing list of dissenters is former England captain Nasser Hussain.

Ashley Giles says Alastair Cook's form big worry ahead of WC
Ashley Giles says Alastair Cook's form big worry ahead of WC

England's former coach Ashley Giles has said that current captain Alastair Cook's form is a big worry ahead of the World Cup, that would be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand next year.

New Zealander faces Myanmar court over Buddha booze insult

 A bar manager from New Zealand appeared before a Myanmar court Thursday accused of insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha to trail a cheap drinks night.

Ex-cricket chief rues Pakistan`s chucking negligence
Ex-cricket chief rues Pakistan`s chucking negligence

Former Pakistan cricket chief Nasim Ashraf said on Wednesday he regretted that a failure to deal with bowlers with suspect actions had resulted in the loss of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez.

New Zealand mulls alcohol sponsorship ban

A New Zealand government review on Wednesday recommended French-style measures banning alcohol sponsorship of sport in a bid to curb the South Pacific nation`s binge drinking culture.

'Postpone Pak-NZ ODI in the wake of terror attack on children'
'Postpone Pak-NZ ODI in the wake of terror attack on children'

The sporting fraternity of Pakistan has called for the postponement of the fourth cricket ODI against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in the wake of the terrorist attack on the army school in Peshawar.

Pakistan in no mood to play after killing spree: Younus Khan
Pakistan in no mood to play after killing spree: Younus Khan

Experienced Pakistan batsman Younus Khan says it will be extremely tough for the cricketers to go ahead with Wednesday`s fourth one-dayer against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi following the killing spree at a Peshawar school.

Pakistan look to clinch New Zealand one-day series
Pakistan look to clinch New Zealand one-day series

Stand-in captain Shahid Afridi is hoping Pakistan can maintain their winning momentum and seal the series against New Zealand in the fourth one-day match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Ancient dental plaque reveals Easter Islanders' diet

 A University of Otago research team from New Zealand analysing dental calculus (hardened plaque) from ancient teeth is helping resolve the question of what plant foods Easter Islanders relied on before European contact.

New Zealand learning to cope with different conditions: Kane Williamson 
New Zealand learning to cope with different conditions: Kane Williamson 

New Zealand stand-in captain Kane Williamson Monday said his team needs to ‘reflect’ on the lessons learnt from the loss in the third One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan while it is still trying to adjust to the conditions here.

Alastair Cook's World Cup captaincy in doubt
Alastair Cook's World Cup captaincy in doubt

Alastair Cook`s role as England captain for next year`s World Cup was cast into doubt when head coach Peter Moores said his position would be reviewed after the team`s current one-day series in Sri Lanka.

Misbah-ul-Haq injury concern, Pakistan call up Yasir Shah
Misbah-ul-Haq injury concern, Pakistan call up Yasir Shah

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been called into the Pakistan squad for the rest of the one-day series against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates to replace injured pace bowlers Umar Gul and Bilawal Bhatti.

Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home
Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home

Pace bowler Kyle Mills will take no further part in New Zealand`s one-day series against Pakistan after injuring his groin in training, the team said Saturday.