Cricket World Cup: West Indies missing Narine, says Clive Lloyd
Cricket World Cup: West Indies missing Narine, says Clive Lloyd

Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd said the West Indies are desperately missing the spin heroics of game-changer Sunil Narine to strengthen their campaign in the cricket World Cup underway in New Zealand and Australia.

India doing well as it is batsman's World Cup: Geoffrey Boycott
India doing well as it is batsman's World Cup: Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said that the Indian cricket team is doing well because so far it has been a "batsman's World Cup" and they will continue to be a "big threat" when batting first.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh celebrate 'best' victory
Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh celebrate 'best' victory

Bangladesh held a double celebration Thursday, beating Scotland with their "best" run chase and closing in on a World Cup quarter-final berth.

Cricket World Cup: Jason Holder looks to wipe out WACA misery
Cricket World Cup: Jason Holder looks to wipe out WACA misery

West Indies captain Jason Holder on Friday returns to Perth`s WACA ground, the place where he made his one-day international debut in 2013 and the scene of one of his team`s greatest humiliations.

India's inconsistency bound to hit them in World Cup: Viv Richards
India's inconsistency bound to hit them in World Cup: Viv Richards

West Indies great Vivian Richards has called Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side a "powerful force" but still feels that India will have trouble defending their cricket World Cup title due to their "inconsistent" bowling.

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.

Cricket World Cup: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of West Indies clash
Cricket World Cup: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of West Indies clash

In-form pacer Mohit Sharma was on Thursday hit on the right hand during training but he remains available for selection for India's World Cup game against the West Indies here on tomorrow.

Cricket World Cup: West Indies players in love with Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom'
Cricket World Cup: West Indies players in love with Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom'

Cricketers and books may not be best buddies but the West Indies team does have a lot of avid readers, including current captain Jason Holder, and their favourite book is Nelson Mandela's autobiography.

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup
Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket World Cup after suffering an injury to his little finger during the team's practice session ahead of Sunday's crucial tie against Australia.

Gavaskar, Laxman advise Kohli to end row with journalist
Gavaskar, Laxman advise Kohli to end row with journalist

Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and V V S Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe.

BCCI reprimands Virat Kohli for his abusive behaviour
BCCI reprimands Virat Kohli for his abusive behaviour

The Indian cricket board today reprimanded Virat Kohli for his recent outburst on a journalist during team's practice session in Perth.

Happy for Kyle Coetzer, but Bangladesh's experience counted: Preston Mommsen
Happy for Kyle Coetzer, but Bangladesh's experience counted: Preston Mommsen

Scotland would take heart from Kyle Coetzer`s impressive 156 in their six-wicket loss to Bangladesh on Thursday, but their lack of experience had counted against them in their World Cup clash, captain Preston Mommsen said.

Wily Daniel Vettori weaving spells for magic World Cup finale
Wily Daniel Vettori weaving spells for magic World Cup finale

The influence of Daniel Vettori on New Zealand`s World Cup chances was never more evident than in his bowling in a tense trans-Tasman clash with Australia at a heaving Eden Park last Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Scotland say defeat shows need for more cricket not less
ICC World Cup 2015: Scotland say defeat shows need for more cricket not less

A disappointed Scotland turned their six-wicket World Cup loss to Bangladesh on Thursday into an appeal to the International Cricket Council to give Associate teams more cricket, not less.

Ravichandran Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat Kohli episode
Ravichandran Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat Kohli episode

Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday tried to diffuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its support and for "taking cricket back" to the country.

Cricket World Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin ready for West Indies' big-hitters
Cricket World Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin ready for West Indies' big-hitters

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is all set for the challenge of facing some of the biggest hitters in the game when his side play the West Indies in a World Cup clash in Perth on Friday.

Guwahati jail told to install cable for World Cup
Guwahati jail told to install cable for World Cup

Authorities at a prison in cricket-mad India were busy installing cable television Thursday after a judge said they had to ensure inmates can watch the ongoing World Cup.

Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut
Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut

Australia coach Darren Lehmann made a journey of more than 3,000 kilometres to present his son, Jake, with his South Australia first-class cap.

ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee backs New Zealand`s bench men
ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee backs New Zealand`s bench men

New Zealand`s Tim Southee backed the team`s bench strength to deliver as the Black Caps ponder whether to play one or more of their four reserves in a World Cup game against Afghanistan in Napier on Sunday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Have mercy, plead battered bowlers
ICC World Cup 2015: Have mercy, plead battered bowlers

With three 400-plus totals piled-up at the World Cup in just six days, bruised and battered bowlers on Thursday pleaded for mercy as the record books were being hastily rewritten.