Praising the Indian team, Former West Indies captain and chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd has said that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side has "all-round strength" with players like in-form Shikhar Dhawan and the ever-consistent Virat Kohli.
Playing in a world cup is the ultimate dream of a player. Playing in his second successive ICC World Cup in 2015, John Mooney can be proud of his cricketing achievements. However, everything was not cosy for the Irishman.
South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir described captain AB de Villiers as "the best player of the century" after the skipper smashed a whirlwind, undefeated 162 against the West Indies at the World Cup.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers was laid low by illness which gave him a sleepless night before he found the perfect cure by hitting a breathtaking 162 not out in Friday`s 257-run World Cup rout of the West Indies.
AB de Villiers showed why he is the best batsman in modern day cricket after plundering timid West Indies with a breathtaking 162-run knock off just 66 balls. The South African skipper ensured his side register a mammoth 257-run victory over the Islanders in a Pool B encounter on Friday in the ongoing ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup.
Being a former captain himself, Lara is also closely following West Indies performance in the World Cup and feels Chris Gayle's return to form with a blistering double century against Zimbabwe in Canberra on Tuesday augurs well for the Caribbean side ahead of tough clashes against South Africa an
UAE coach Aaqib Javed, a member of Pakistan's 1992 World Cup-winning team, has criticised the ICC's plan to reduce the number of teams in next World Cup from 14 to 10, and questioned the downward spiral of full members like the West Indies and Bangladesh in recent years.
Darren Bravo will miss West Indies` third World Cup match against Zimbabwe in Canberra on Tuesday and remains in doubt for Friday`s match against South Africa with a low-grade hamstring tear, the team said on Monday.
Twice world champions West Indies temporarily revived memories of their glory days when their opening bowlers swept aside the Pakistan top order to set up a 150-run victory in the World Cup Pool B match in Christchurch on Saturday.