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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Cricket World Cup boosted Australian, New Zealand economies

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, hosted by Australia and New Zealand provided a significant boost to the economies of the two countries, according to the world governing body of the game.

Jun 30, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

ICC World Cup: New Zealand need Brendon McCullum at helm to keep winning, says Stephen Fleming

Brendon McCullum`s inspirational captaincy has lifted New Zealand and the flamboyant batsman should continue leading the side in all three formats at least until next year`s World Twenty20, former

Apr 02, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum receives Sir Richard Hadlee Medal

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been awarded Sir Richard Hadlee medal, the country's highest cricketing honour, for his inspirational leadership and exemplary batting at a glittering ceremony, here.

Apr 02, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has defended wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and the team`s vocal aggression during their World Cup final win over New Zealand.

Apr 02, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president, makes veiled attack on N Srinivasan

Days after he was snubbed from the ICC World Cup final post match presentation, Bangladeshi ICC president Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday resigned from his post.

Apr 01, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

Apr 01, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Mar 31, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the fu

Mar 31, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense".

Mar 31, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.

Mar 31, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Vernon Philander selection not race-based, says CSA

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated.

Mar 31, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

Virat Kohli steady at 4th, Shikhar Dhawan rises to 6th in ICC rankings

A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth even as Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued today.

Mar 31, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Perform or perish, says PCB's new chief selector

Pakistan's new chief selector Haroon Rasheed on Monday issued a warning to the members of the national team that they had to either perform consistently or the selectors would look for replacements.

Mar 30, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in its domestic cricket in order to be able to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level.

Mar 30, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Pakistan name Azhar Ali as ODI captain

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players

Sunil Gavaskar believes that the current Indian team is the one for future. The legendary batsman said that this young Indian team will only get better, according to a leading television channel.

Mar 30, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Preparations for 2019 World Cup should start immediately: Chandu Borde

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 17:33 PM IST