1st Test: Calm Alastair Cook, sublime Ben Stokes give England the edge against Kiwis
1st Test: Calm Alastair Cook, sublime Ben Stokes give England the edge against Kiwis

 Contrasting centuries by a relentless Alastair Cook and an inspired Ben Stokes lifted England to 429 for six at the close of a compelling fourth day of the first test against New Zealand on Sunday.

1st Test, Day 3: Kane Williamson ton puts New Zealand on top against England
1st Test, Day 3: Kane Williamson ton puts New Zealand on top against England

Kane Williamson starred for New Zealand as they outplayed England on the third day of the first Test at Lord`s on Saturday.

Williamson`s well-constructed 132 was the centrepiece of New Zealand`s 523 all out which gave them a first-innings lead of 134.

Tim Southee looks to Lord`s it over England again
Tim Southee looks to Lord`s it over England again

New Zealand`s Tim Southee will return to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs on Thursday for the first Test against England at Lord`s.

Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match
Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match

New Zealand`s Ben Wheeler seized his chance to shine on Saturday with a five-wicket haul on the second day of the tour-opening match against Somerset at Taunton.

IPL 2015: Tim Southee expects Chennai to come hard on them
IPL 2015: Tim Southee expects Chennai to come hard on them

Rajasthan Royals paceman Tim Southee is anticipating a revenge game from Chennai Super Kings as the sides gear up to clash one more time in the IPL tournament here on Sunday.

Brendon McCullum has set high standards in captaincy: Tim Southee
Brendon McCullum has set high standards in captaincy: Tim Southee

Praising Brendon McCullum for his aggressive style of leadership, Kiwi pacer Tim Southee feels that the New Zealand captain has set a new benchmark in world cricket for others to follow.

Chris Gayle becomes first batsman to hit 500 T20 sixes
Chris Gayle becomes first batsman to hit 500 T20 sixes

Record breaking West Indian opener Chris Gayle on Wednesday became the first ever cricketer to hit 500 sixes in Twenty20 cricket.

IPL 2015: Will focus to take early wickets of CSK, says Tim Southee
IPL 2015: Will focus to take early wickets of CSK, says Tim Southee

 Rajasthan Royals pacer Tim Southee today said that their IPL cricket tournament encounter against Chennai Super Kings will be an exciting affair.

IPL 8: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians - Preview
IPL 8: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians - Preview

Buoyed by their thrilling last-ball win against Delhi Daredevils, a confident Rajasthan Royals will take on a beleaguered Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League cricket encounter, here on Tuesday.

IPL 2015, Match 3: James Faulkner stars in Rajasthan Royals' 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2015, Match 3: James Faulkner stars in Rajasthan Royals' 26-run win over Kings XI Punjab

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner conjured up a crucial 46-run knock and then took three wickets as Rajasthan Royals pipped Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here on Friday.

Top ten moments of 2015 Cricket World Cup

Finally, after six weeks of enthralling cricketing action, Australia won their fifth World Cup defeating co-hosts New Zealand in Melbourne.

Top performers of 2015 World Cup
Top performers of 2015 World Cup

The following are the top 10 batsmen and top 10 bowlers of the cricket World Cup 2015, which concluded in Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday:

 ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand eye World Cup history against Australia
ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand eye World Cup history against Australia

New Zealand take the field in their maiden World Cup final on Sunday looking to cap an unbeaten streak by defeating co-hosts Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

ICC World Cup 2015 final: Australia vs New Zealand - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015 final: Australia vs New Zealand - Preview

There`s been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in Sunday`s title decider.

MCG holds no fears for Black Caps: Tim Southee
MCG holds no fears for Black Caps: Tim Southee

New Zealand seamer Tim Southee believes the Black Caps have the experience and the firepower to topple Australia in Sunday`s World Cup final in Melbourne.

ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand pacer Tim Southee relishes Australia rivalry
ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand pacer Tim Southee relishes Australia rivalry

Ahead of Sunday's ICC World Cup final showdown between Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee is relishing the tie against giants Australia.

World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: Brendon McCullum's writes innovative letter of excuse for Kiwi fans
World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: Brendon McCullum's writes innovative letter of excuse for Kiwi fans

History will be up for grabs on Tuesday as co-hosts New Zealand take on South Africa in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Auckland.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa - Preview

New Zealand and South Africa clash in the World Cup semi-finals at Auckland`s Eden Park on Tuesday hoping to end years of pain and near-misses.

ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand vs West Indies - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: New Zealand vs West Indies - As it happened...

New Zealand thrashed West Indies by 143 to seal their semi-final spot in the ICC World Cup 2015.

Cricket World Cup: Curtly Ambrose confident Chris Gayle will play against New Zealand
Cricket World Cup: Curtly Ambrose confident Chris Gayle will play against New Zealand

West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose says he is confident that flamboyant opener Chris Gayle will turn out for the regional side when it faces New Zealand in the fourth and final quarter-final of the cricket World Cup at the Westpac Stadium here on Saturday.