Virat Kohli is expected to captain India in all formats at some point but before that happens the star batsmen must start taking more responsibility towards his team, says spin great Erapalli Prasanna.
Providing a roadmap to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season here.
Inexperienced top-order batsman Azhar Ali was on Monday named as the new Pakistan ODI captain in a surprise move by the cricket Board, succeeding Misbah-ul-Haq who retired from the 50-over format after the cricket World Cup.
The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.
India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphant Australians did for the just-concluded edition, feels former Test cricketer and ex-chief selector Chandu Borde.
Discarded Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Sunday appealed the Indian cricket fans to respect the personal life of Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli who has been under the scanner since his failure in the semi-final match against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015.
Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia`s triumphant cricket team on Monday as they paraded the World Cup trophy to hundreds of fans at a public reception after a night of heavy partying at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semifinal against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star batsman has been sensational Down Under.
Cricket legend Shane Warne has come under fire for questioning Australian players on whether they were "thirsty" and how long their celebratory drinking session would last after they won the World Cup.
Who could have imagined at the start of the World Cup that in a batsman-dominated game, the player of the tournament would eventually be a fast bowler? Australia's Mitchell Starc showed that a bowler with the right pace and control can make a mark in cricket's biggest stage, even in conditions favouring willowers.