Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka
Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook Thursday vowed to try and win a seven-match series in a tit-for-tat revenge against Sri Lanka ahead of next year`s World Cup.

Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?
Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?

It seems as if the cricketing careers of one of the most successful opening pairs in the history of India cricket -- Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir -- are all but over.

Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne
Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne

Blaming bowlers for their downfall in the ongoing series against India, Sri Lankan vice-captain Lahiru Thirimanne on Saturday said bowling would be their main concern going into the World Cup.

Will that epic knock guarantee Rohit Sharma opening slot for World Cup?
Will that epic knock guarantee Rohit Sharma opening slot for World Cup?

Rohit Sharma's historic knock of 267 runs on Thursday against the visiting Sri Lankan side in the fourth ODI of the five-match series at Eden Gardens has almost secured his opening slot for the forthcoming Cricket World Cup.

Language is a barrier with foreign coaches: Mohammed Shami
Language is a barrier with foreign coaches: Mohammed Shami

While talking exclusively with Zee Media, India's highest wicket taker in 2014, Mohammed Shami stated on Tuesday that the language barrier is the only problem with foreign coaches.

Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians
Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians

 Tourism New Zealand is eyeing a massive 33 per cent growth in Indian travellers to the island Pacific nation this fiscal as it expects an influx of visitors for the World Cup Cricket it is co-hosting with Australia in February and March.

100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday
100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday

The countdown for the most coveted ICC trophy – World Cup (50-overs) – has started, as the event is mere 100 days away, starting from Thursday.

Virat Kohli hails pacers' promising show ahead of World Cup
Virat Kohli hails pacers' promising show ahead of World Cup

India are looking at the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka mainly as preparation for the World Cup and home team's captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the recent performances of the pace bowlers, especially Umesh Yadav, has given him a lot of hope going into the mega-event.

ICC meeting to discuss West Indies pullout from India
ICC meeting to discuss West Indies pullout from India

Furore created by the West Indies mid-series pull out from the tour of India and suspected illegal bowling actions will be some of the key issues the ICC Board will discuss when it gather here on November 9 and 10 for the last round of meetings of the year.

Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket
Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket

 England all-rounder Ben Stokes said Tuesday he wanted to see attention turned to the team`s World Cup chances rather than the ongoing fall-out from Kevin Pietersen`s autobiography.

Considered retirement on being dropped from ODI squad: Younis Khan
Considered retirement on being dropped from ODI squad: Younis Khan

Pakistan's man-of-the-series against Australia, Younis Khan, on Monday said he thought of retiring after being dropped unceremoniously from the one-day squad last month.

Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?
Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?

All-rounder Akshar Patel, who has hardly played five ODI matches for India, is certainly a strong contender to be in the flight to Australia in February next year for the ICC World Cup.

I stuck with Misbah-ul-Haq as captain: Najam Sethi
I stuck with Misbah-ul-Haq as captain: Najam Sethi

 Former PCB chairman and Pakistan's nominee for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) President, Najam Sethi has disclosed how he had to take a firm stand to prevent Misbah-ul-Haq from being removed as captain this year.

Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India
Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India

Ajinkya Rahane, one of the most talented batsmen in the current India lot has proved, time and again, that he can bat at any position in any given condition.

I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh
I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh

All-rounder Yuvraj Singh played as a protagonist when the 'Men in Blue' won the ICC World Cup in 2011, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. For his heroics with the bat and ball, the southpaw was rewarded with Man of the Series as well. Sadly, when the quadrennial event is back and India are set to defend the most converted ICC trophy, one of the most dangerous batsmen in limited overs, Yuvraj, himself is not sure about representing the country.

West Indies will be at World Cup 2015, says official
West Indies will be at World Cup 2015, says official

Cricket World Cup chief executive John Harnden said Tuesday he was confident the West Indies would play in next year`s tournament, despite their shock withdrawal from a tour of India.

Rolling Stones get hands on ICC World Cup trophy
Rolling Stones get hands on ICC World Cup trophy

 Renowned British rock band Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts, currently in Australia for their 14 On Fire world tour, took time off from their busy schedule to visit the Bradman Museum and were also shown the International Cricket Council's (ICC) 2015 World Cup trophy here Sunday.

Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC
Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC

South Africa's towering paceman Morne Morkel has admitted that they have laid down a marker for the World Cup.

Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal
Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal

The ICC World Cup is just few months away, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February next year. Being the world champions, India will try to defend the coveted title.

India vs Windies: Time for Virat Kohli to get his lost form back
India vs Windies: Time for Virat Kohli to get his lost form back

Virat Kohli has certainly been the most consistent batsman in the Indian team in all formats of the game, for last couple of years. But in the last away series that India played in England, he was all at sea, while facing the English seamers, especially Stuart Broad and Jimmy Anderson.