ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman bowls during the World T20 cricket tournament match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. Mustafizur Rahman took five wickets in the match.     --¬¬AFP photo

Kiwis crush Bangladesh by 75 runs at World T20

New Zealand bowled Bangladesh out for a record low of 70 as they cruised to a 75-run victory at cricket’s World Twenty20 Saturday, maintaining their perfect record at the tournament.

Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.  — New Age photo

ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigns

ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigned after landing to Bangladesh on Wednesday. He said it was impossible to work with people who do not go by rules and…

PM castigates ICC for Kamal snub

PM castigates ICC for Kamal snub

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday termed it unfortunate and odd that International Cricket Council (ICC) president AHM Mustafa Kamal was not allowed onto the stage for…

Australia's Aaron Finch walks from the field after he was dismissed for no score while batting against New Zealand during the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. — AP photo

Australia need 184 to win World Cup

Australia dismissed New Zealand for a paltry 183 from 45 overs in the cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday after Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum was bowled for…

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Australia's captain Michael Clarke arrives for a press conference before his team's training session for the Cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 28, 2015. New Zealand will play Australia in the final Sunday. - AP Photo

Australia captain Clarke to retire from ODIs after final

Australia captain Michael Clarke dropped a bombshell on the eve of the World Cup final by announcing he will retire from one-day cricket after Sunday’s title-decider against New Zealand…

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Australia's batsman Steve Smith acknowledges the crowd after scoring his century during his Cricket World Cup semi-final match against India in Sydney, March 26, 2015. — Reuters photo

Australia thrash India to join New Zealand in World Cup final

Australia won the toss and chose to bat against India in the second semi-final of World Cup 2015. Both teams field unchanged sides…

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Favourites fray for spot in final frontier

The thrilling first semi-final in Auckland has left all sunken for hours after it ended but India and Australia will be aware that they cannot afford a similar cliffhanger in Sydney today…

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma speaks during a press conference ahead of their World Cup semi-final match against Australia in Sydney on Wednesday. — AP photo

It’s part of the game: Rohit

It was almost inevitable that Rohit Sharma would face this question at some stage in his career if not during this World Cup. The pain that his lucky break on 90 in the quarter-final caused to Bangladeshi fans eased somewhat…

Australian captain Michael Clarke (L) chats with David Warner during a training session ahead of their World Cup semi-final match against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. — AP photo

Clarke backs Warner to behave

Australia captain Michael Clarke expects temperamental opener David Warner to be on his best behaviour in today’s World Cup semi-final against India, but Mitchell Johnson is ready to step up the sledging war…

Jubilant Kiwis daring to dream of WC glory

New Zealanders hailed the Black Caps’ cliffhanger World Cup semi-final win over South Africa as one of the country’s top sporting moments Wednesday and finally began dreaming of even greater glory in the tournament decider on Sunday…

Black Caps want WC fairytale for Vettori

Black Caps want WC fairytale for Vettori

Brendon McCullum on Wednesday conceded Daniel Vettori had probably played his last international innings on home soil, saying New Zealand were intent on giving the veteran a fairytale send-off in the World Cup final…

Elliott forces Proteas to count cost of exodus

Elliott forces Proteas to count cost of exodus

Kevin Pietersen may be South African cricket’s most high-profile expatriate talent, but Grant Elliott’s World Cup showstopper left the Proteas once again cursing another of their lost sons…

SA’s comedy of errors is no laughing matter

Another World Cup semi-final but another failure to get to the final has left many South Africa fans questioning what their side must do to reach one-day international cricket’s showpiece match…

Kohli hails ‘wonderful’ Indian bowling

The transformation of India’s bowlers at the World Cup has been ‘wonderful to watch’ and the reigning champions will have a great chance of reaching the final if 10 Australian wickets tumble on Thursday, says Virat Kohli…

New Zealand batsman Grant Elliott (L) celebrates after hitting the winning runs as South African paceman Dale Steyn (R) looks dejected during their World Cup semi-final match at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday. — AFP photo

Kiwis overcome SA and semi-final jinx

Johannesburg-born Grant Elliott’s 84 not out, capped with a stunning six off the penultimate ball, saw New Zealand to a four-wicket win over South Africa in a cliffhanger World Cup semi-final at Auckland’s Eden Park on Tuesday…

New Zealand batsman Grant Elliott smacks a six off the bowling of South African paceman Dale Steyn to guide his team to the final of the World Cup at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday. — Reuters photo

Big six a dream come true for Elliott

New Zealand’s Grant Elliott realised a childhood dream when he belted South African speedster Dale Steyn into the stand for six at Eden Park on Tuesday to get his adopted homeland into the World Cup final…

De Villiers takes the blame

De Villiers takes the blame

Distraught South Africa captain AB de Villiers laid the blame for the World Cup semi-final loss to New Zealand on a string of costly errors led by his own failure to run out Corey Anderson…

Phil to fill Aussie feelings in 2nd semi-final

Phil to fill Aussie feelings in 2nd semi-final

When Australia will walk into the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday for their World Cup semi-final against India it will give them another opportunity to pay tribute to their late team-mate Phil Hughes…

Three errors that made SA suffer

Three errors that made SA suffer

South Africa suffered yet more World Cup semi-final misery as they lost by four wickets to New Zealand in a thrilling clash at Auckland’s Eden Park on Tuesday…

World Cup Star of the Day

World Cup Star of the Day

New Zealand did not only have to beat mighty South Africa but also the semi-final jinx. They had to chase 298 in 43 overs and the brilliant 59-run off 26 balls from McCullum set the tone, but it was the matter of nerve more than anything else…

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