Six Nations: England`s Mike Brown fumes over Scottish, Italian flops
Six Nations: England`s Mike Brown fumes over Scottish, Italian flops

England full-back Mike Brown has slammed the lacklustre efforts of Scotland and Italy that helped deny his side the Six Nations crown.

Conor Murray backs Ireland to make World Cup impact after Six Nations triumph
Conor Murray backs Ireland to make World Cup impact after Six Nations triumph

Ireland scrum half Conor Murray says his side`s Six Nations triumph shows they are ready to make a major impact at the World Cup.

Scottish cardinal who admitted to sexual misdeeds resigns

A disgraced Scottish prelate who admitted to sexual misdeeds has resigned from his cardinal's post.

UK opposition rules out coalition with Scottish separatists

Britain`s opposition Labour leader on Monday ruled out a formal coalition with Scottish separatists after May`s general election, although the Scots` figurehead said an informal partnership was still possible.

ICC World Cup 2015: Mitchell Starc glad as plan comes together
ICC World Cup 2015: Mitchell Starc glad as plan comes together

Australia's Mitchell Starc looked forward to the knockout stages of the World Cup with confidence after taking four wickets in the co-hosts' comfortable win over Scotland in their final Pool A match in Hobart on Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke pleased as Australia storm past Scotland
ICC World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke pleased as Australia storm past Scotland

Australia captain Michael Clarke was a happy man after his side warmed up for next week's World Cup quarter-final in Adelaide with a straightforward seven-wicket win over Scotland in Hobart on Saturday.

ICC World Cup: Australia register comfortable win to finish 2nd in Pool A
ICC World Cup: Australia register comfortable win to finish 2nd in Pool A

Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc stood out with excellent figures of 4/14 as Australia registered an easy seven-wicket win over Scotland to finish second in Pool A going into the quarterfinals of the cricket World Cup here on Saturday.

Afghanistan can shock England, feels coach Andy Moles
Afghanistan can shock England, feels coach Andy Moles

Afghanistan's English coach Andy Moles feels his ambitious side has the potential to stun a lacklustre England in their final World Cup Pool A match here on Friday.

ICC World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara craves for records despite 'creaking' joints
ICC World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara craves for records despite 'creaking' joints

Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara said on Wednesday he loved chasing records after becoming the first batsman to score four consecutive one-day centuries during a World Cup game against Scotland in Hobart.

Scotland`s Majid Haq axed from World Cup for racial tweet
Scotland`s Majid Haq axed from World Cup for racial tweet

Scotland all-rounder Majid Haq has been thrown out of the World Cup for posting a racial tweet after being dropped from Wednesday`s match against Sri Lanka in Hobart.

Sri Lanka skipper begs Kumar Sangakkara not to quit
Sri Lanka skipper begs Kumar Sangakkara not to quit

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said Wednesday that he has gone down on his knees to beg record-breaking batsman Kumar Sangakkara not to quit after the World Cup.

ICC World Cup: Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns
ICC World Cup: Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns

Scotland hope to tackle Sri Lanka`s sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the World Cup on Wednesday by practising with Paul Collingwood`s throwdowns at the nets, according to captain Preston Mommsen.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Five match facts
ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Five match facts

Five match facts for Wednesday`s World Cup Pool A game between Sri Lanka and Scotland at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Preview

Sri Lanka will look to tie up some loose ends ahead of the World Cup quarter-finals when the former champions take on winless minnows Scotland in their last group match in Hobart on Wednesday.

 

ICC World C up: Sri Lanka to send replacement covers for injured players
ICC World C up: Sri Lanka to send replacement covers for injured players

Sri Lanka will be sending middle order batsman Kithuruwan Vithanage and spinner Tharindu Kaushal as cover for the injured players ahead of the team's final round robin cricket World Cup game against Scotland, scheduled to be played on March 11.

Mahmudullah hits Bangladesh`s first World Cup century
Mahmudullah hits Bangladesh`s first World Cup century

Mohammad Mahmudullah became the first Bangladesh batsman to score a World Cup century when he reached the landmark in the key Pool A match against England at the Adelaide Oval on Monday.

ICC World Cup: Afghanistan tops online searches among minnows
ICC World Cup: Afghanistan tops online searches among minnows

War-torn Afghanistan, which made its debut in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, topped the chart of most online searches among the new and lesser experienced teams.

Bangladesh lose Anamul Haque to injury, call up Imrul Kayes
Bangladesh lose Anamul Haque to injury, call up Imrul Kayes

Bangladesh have called up experienced Imrul Kayes to replace Anamul Haque who suffered a tournament-ending right shoulder injury in the six-wicket Word Cup win over Scotland in Nelson on Thursday.

Cricket World Cup: Anamul Haque suffers bad shoulder injury in Bangladesh win
Cricket World Cup: Anamul Haque suffers bad shoulder injury in Bangladesh win

Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque has suffered a total separation of his right shoulder but it was too early to determine how long he would be out of action, the team said on Thursday.

Kyle Coetzer becomes first Scottish player to score World Cup ton
Kyle Coetzer becomes first Scottish player to score World Cup ton

Despite his side being condemned to yet another defeat in the ICC World Cup 2015, opening batsman Kyle Coetzer registered his name in the history books.