Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach
Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday began his new innings as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians who commenced their training at the Wankhede Stadium ahead of the Indian Premier League season 8, scheduled to start on April 8.

No Asian team in Cricket World Cup final for first time in 28 years
No Asian team in Cricket World Cup final for first time in 28 years

For the first time in 28 years, there will be no Asian team in the final of a Cricket World Cup. Australia defeated defending champions India in the second semi-final of the cricket's show-piece event by 95 runs in Sydney. The Aussies will meet tournament co-hosts New Zealand in the final on Sunday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch reckons he's close to the 'big one'
ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch reckons he's close to the 'big one'

Opener Aaron Finch knows he`s the one Australian batsman struggling for runs ahead of Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against India but, ever confident, thinks a big innings is just around the corner.

Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting
Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the semifinal of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: SCG set to turn Indian for Australia semi-final
Cricket World Cup 2015: SCG set to turn Indian for Australia semi-final

India fans are likely to outnumber their Australian counterparts when the two teams clash in the World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday -- much to the annoyance of the home captain.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes first Indian skipper to register 100 ODI wins
Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes first Indian skipper to register 100 ODI wins

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday led India to a 109-run victory over Bangladesh in their 2015 ICC World Cup quarter-final match in Melbourne and became the first Indian skipper to register 100 ODI wins.

MS Dhoni jumps two places to 8th in ODI batting chart
MS Dhoni jumps two places to 8th in ODI batting chart

Having regained his form with two unbeaten knocks in the league stage of the cricket World Cup, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has gained two spots to be placed eight in the latest ICC batting rankings.

MS Dhoni's imperious India continue to build cricketing legacy
MS Dhoni's imperious India continue to build cricketing legacy

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday helped India record their highest successful run chase in a World Cup match. He stitched an unbeaten 196-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Man of the Match Suresh Raina to bail out Men in Blue against a spirited Zimbabwean side at Auckland.

MS Dhoni's team betters Clive Lloyd's outfit with 10th straight WC win
MS Dhoni's team betters Clive Lloyd's outfit with 10th straight WC win

With 10 successive World Cup wins under their belt, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India on Saturday bettered Clive Lloyd's fearsome outfit of the late 1970' and 80' in terms of consecutive victories in the quadrennial extravaganza.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ricky Ponting, Viv Richards, Ian Botham back New Zealand to win the Cup
ICC World Cup 2015: Ricky Ponting, Viv Richards, Ian Botham back New Zealand to win the Cup

Three cricketing greats -- Ricky Ponting, Ian Botham and Viv Richards -- have voiced their support for the New Zealand team who they believe can clinch this year’s World Cup trophy.

Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup
Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup

South African captain AB de Villiers on Thursday scripted yet another record, by becoming the first batsman to hit 20 sixes in a single edition of World Cup. His 82-ball innings for 99 runs, which included four hits over the rope, helped the Proteas registered a comfortable 146-run win over United Arab Emirates (UAE).

ICC World Cup 2015: Unstoppable Kumar Sangakkara slams fourth consecutive ton
ICC World Cup 2015: Unstoppable Kumar Sangakkara slams fourth consecutive ton

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara continued his superb run in the ICC World Cup 2015 as he slammed a fourth consecutive ton, this time against Scotland in the 35th match of the showpiece event.

ICC World Cup: India's unbeaten run continues; MS Dhoni notches more records
ICC World Cup: India's unbeaten run continues; MS Dhoni notches more records

Indian skipper MS Dhoni, arguably India's finest skipper ever in limited-overs cricket isn't new to setting records.

Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll
Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has been voted as the greatest ODI player in the history of the game ahead of India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll.

ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts
ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts

Five match facts for Tuesday`s World Cup Pool B game between India and Ireland at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

India are a very dangerous side, warns Ricky Ponting
India are a very dangerous side, warns Ricky Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has rated India a "very dangerous side" and said the defending champions have got "too many class players" in their side to retain the title in the ongoing cricket World Cup.

Kumar Sangakkara passes Ricky Ponting on ODI run list
Kumar Sangakkara passes Ricky Ponting on ODI run list

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday became the second highest run-maker in one-day international history during the World Cup clash against New Zealand in Christchurch.

Michael Clarke should quit ODI captaincy after World Cup, says Ricky Ponting
Michael Clarke should quit ODI captaincy after World Cup, says Ricky Ponting

Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting feels Michael Clarke is the right man to lead Australia at the cricket World Cup but says he should relinquish ODI captaincy after the mega-event.

Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs
Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs

 Some of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game will swap bats for golf clubs, and battle at the BMW New Zealand Open when they line up for Golf in QueenstownANZ Celebrity Challenge from March 12-15.

Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup
Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup

8.2-6-7-3. Those were not the World Cup bowling figures of Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne or Pakistani fast bowling great Wasim Akram, but of a one-time tennis player.