Players and Teams to Watch at Cricket World Cup
AB de Villiers is perhaps the most terrifying batter at the tournament, while his South Africa team is hoping to end its long history of elimination.
Douglas WI look to sucker punch Tyson NZ | Cricket.
NZ expected to win comfortably. WI should play with fearless approach since NZ will be under pressure to perform at home. NZ has played fantastic cricket and I hope they go through right until the final. But tougher teams wait��.
A Basketball Outlier With an Inside Track
An outsider in Australia’s National Basketball League, the New Zealand Breakers overcame a shaky start and a no-frills existence by learning how to win.. New Zealand Breakers, former outsider team in Australia’s National Basketball League, have overcome rocky beginning by winning three of leagues past four championships and have already secured playoff spot with 19-8 record entering their regular-season finale against Cairns Taipans (Series: Not the Knicks).
England Ekes Out a Draw in New Zealand Test
England hung on to draw with New Zealand in Auckland, ending a three-match series in a 0-0 stalemate.
Womens World Cup Kicks off in Mumbai
. Eight womens teams are competing for the world cup title.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Highlights - World Cup 2015.
New Zealand manage to cross the finish line with three wickets to spare. The defeat for Bangladesh means the team will face India in quarters.. latest World Cup 2015 news- ICC World Cup 2015, Highlights: New Zealand Win by Three Wickets, Bangladesh to Face India in Quarters.. Get the latest from Sydney here. 0834: Fifty for Mahmudullah! The in-form batsman gets his 12th in ODI cricket and having Shakib for company will only bolster his confidence. 0828: Out!
Brian Lara: West Indies have the team to beat New Zealand
West Indies great Brian Lara is tipping the current side to upset the Black Caps in Saturdays Cricket World Cup quarterfinal in Wellington. Lara believes the Windies have the team to beat New Zealand though he suggested shuffling the batting line-up.
New Zealand Takes Aim at Asian Heavyweights
The four final teams are set for the Cricket World Cup, but the underdog is waiting to seize the moment.
Trying to Turn the U.S. Into a Cricketing Nation
The U.S.A. Cricket Association will take a significant step in converting America to cricket when two of the top eight teams in the world play international matches in Florida this weekend.
CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: England humiliated by New Zealands seven.
The grim statistics tell you all you need to know ��� England were brushed aside for 123 in 33.2 overs having been 102 for three after 25 and then overtaken by New Zealand in just 12.2 overs. If it were not so. It would be unrealistic to think.
India Defeats Sri Lanka and Ushers in a New Era
In the annals of Indian cricket, Sunday’s date is likely to be written in letters of gold, as its team has ascended to the top of the most prestigious world rankings.
Aussie set up sizzling semi-final
Australias Shane Watson, left, celebrates with teammate Glenn Maxwell after they defeated Pakistan by six wickets in their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal. Photo / AP. Fancy a statistic to settle any Australian nerves before their high-octane semifinal.
Yuvraj Singhs Roaring Comeback Quiets Critics
. The cricket star made a triumphant return after cancer treatment.
New Zealands class of 2008
Dipak Patel, the former New Zealand offspinner, who tore apart traditional thinking around the one-day game when he opened the bowling in the 1992 World Cup, was the coach of the team and is now in charge of Papua New Guinea. He remembers feeling there.
New Zealand comfortable in Cricket World Cup win over.
New Zealand did what they needed to looking ahead to the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals with a six-wicket victory over Afghanistan at McLean Park.. NZ quite lucky to have such a player amidst their team. Wonderful bloke��.
Cricket World Cup: India Is the Favored Home Team, but Can It Win?
India is crickets economic powerhouse; its team is ranked second in the world in the one-day format in which the World Cup is played. But there are question marks.
A Trophy That Will Test the Players, the Host and the Format
The Champions Trophy, which begins in South Africa on Tuesday, is the unloved child of the cricket world. For most of its 10-year existence it has been, in theory at least, second only to the World Cup in importance.
Playing to the Tune of Broken Records
Setting and reaching milestones has become second nature for Daniel Vettori, New Zealand’s national cricket team captain.
India vs Australia, South Africa vs New Zealand -- Fantastic Four of Cricket.
After over a month of spirited and sensational cricket of the highest quality, cricket World Cup 2015 has identified its four vibrant teams standing tall. Defending champions India, four-time winners Australia, dominant New Zealand and determined South.
Another Cricket World Cup Ends in Failure for England
It is debatable whether England’s elimination can be regarded as a shock after its poor play earlier led to huge losses.
No fear Bangladeshs mantra for New Zealand test | Cricket.
New Zealand bowlers have picked up more wickets than any other team in this World Cup. Fifty of them. No run-outs, no obstructing the fields, no timed-out dismissals. Each wicket has a bowlers name next to it, pointing to the��.
New Zealand vs West Indies, 4th Quarterfinal 2015 Cricket.
Both teams have taken contrasting routes to reach the last eight stage with New Zealand winning all their six pool games and West Indies scraping through as the fourth placed team from Group B. Catch the Video Preview on��.
WI 5/1 | Live Cricket Score New Zealand vs West Indies Ball.
Catch ball-by-ball updates of the ICC World Cup 2015 match between New Zealand and West Indies here.
Buster West Indies seek KO punch over Tyson New Zealand
Or is it the Caribbean flair, the laid-back, jovial bubble that West Indian teams seem to be in, irrespective of what state their cricket is in? The lyrical shades of their speech, the chatter that rides waves and never seems to crash��.
Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh look ahead to New Zealand.
Bangladesh assistant coach Ruwan Kalpage says his team is full of confidence ahead of their game against New Zealand. The Bangladeshi team knocked out England to progress to the quarter-finals, but Kalpage says the��.
2015 Cricket World Cup Quarter Final 4: NZ vs WI Highlights.
The best four teams making to ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 semi finals are - defending champs India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Who will win Cricket World Cup? View from Test Match Special box
By Stephan Shemilt BBC Sport in Melbourne. It has taken four weeks, but the World Cup has finally whittled 14 teams down to eight and is poised for the knockout stage. The first month in Australia and New Zealand has seen record-breaking batting, hard.
Guptills 237 drives New Zealand into semi-final | Cricket.
Aus (No.1), India(No.2), SA(No.3) and NZ(No.4) occupy first 4 ranks in ICC ODI ranking chart..these teams are also top 2 teams of Pool A and Pool B.so mouth watering toughest clashes ahead in the last week of this cricket��.
New Zealand keep winning team together | Cricket | ESPN.
New Zealand are unbeaten after four matches and every expectation is that they will be unbeaten after six when the group stage is finished.
ANDY BICHEL: New Zealand better prepared than Australia
I am sure already lots of rugby fans in New Zealand are getting excited about their little cricket team. In New Zealand, the whole country is getting excited about cricket as a result of the huge promotion that the ICC has under taken some months back.
India Has Tough Road to Champions Trophy
. The taint of the spot-fixing scandal has brought additional pressure on the Indian team to perform well in the tournament which begins Thursday.
World Cup 2015: New Zealand cricket team troubled by illness
Napier: Illness has struck New Zealand cricket team, leaving up to three players in doubt for their final World Cup Pool A game against Bangladesh on March 13. Head coach Mike Hesson was reluctant to provide details but said on Monday that two or.
New Zealand aim to continue as overwhelming favourites.
NZ so lucky to win some close matches and are now the most over rated team in cricket - I think they will run out of luck tonight. Simmons and Sammy to shine tonight. DL_J_Crik on March 20, 2015, 22:08 GMT. No one but SA��.
Dibbly-Dobbly? Silly Mid Off? Slog Sweep? What It All Means
With the Cricket World Cup underway in Australia and New Zealand, here is a quick look at a small fraction of the marvelously weird lexicon of cricket.. Primer on unusual cricket terms aims to help those unfamiliar with game follow Cricket World Cup, currently underway in Australia and New Zealand.
Cricket-Taylors form not a concern for NZ team ahead of quarter-final
Some of the problems could be attributed to the fact New Zealands bowlers have put them in such strong positions and the belligerent attitude of McCullum at the top of the order means Taylor has not had the time in the middle, something team mate.
Sri Lanka Not Interested in Playing the Gracious Host
The host of the World Twenty20 cricket championship is the first tournament host to reach the final four, and will meet Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday to play for a place in the final on Sunday.
Simmons named as new West Indies cricket coach
Former international Phil Simmons was named the new head coach of the West Indies, just hours before the team tackle New Zealand for a place in the World Cup semi-finals. The 51-year-old signed a three-year deal with the West Indies Cricket Board .
New Zealand: Cricket final hit by sledging controversy
A club cricket final in New Zealand made national headlines when it was abandoned after one team refused to play on, citing bullying from their opponents, a decision which may have costly implications for the local sport. Greytown Cricket Clubs.
Martin Guptill leads New Zealand to Cricket World Cup win.
Martin Guptill scored 105 as New Zealand faced and only just surmounted the stern test it wanted before the knockout rounds of the Cricket World Cup.. before he was caught for 105 from 100 balls. Taylor compiled 56 after struggling for runs in the earlier games. Bangladesh, on a roll after defeating England on Monday, became the first team to bat through their 50 overs against the co-hosts, reaching 288 for seven, with Mahmudullah Riyad scoring an unbeaten 128.
Martin Guptill leads New Zealand to Cricket World Cup win over Bangladesh
New Zealand completed an unbeaten run in the cricket World Cup group stages by defeating Bangladesh by three wickets at Seddon Park. A third-wicket partnership of 131. Both teams had already qualified for the quarter-finals. Guptill, who was struck.
Dimitri Mascarenhas appointed as New Zealand bowling coach
I am newly out of the scene there as a player and I know most of the guys in the current team very well, he said. The new guys I have played a lot with in county cricket and I know all the grounds we are playing at intimately so those factors will.
At Cricket World Cup, a Group of Underdogs Gets a Rare Opportunity
Afghanistan is among four uncelebrated teams that will play in the World Cup, crickets biggest international tournament, this month.. Afghan cricket team is preparing for its first World Cup, sports biggest international tournament.
JR Reid gives NZ thumbs up in Cricket World Cup stakes
John Richard (J.R.) Reid once walloped a cricket ball about 8000m - so hes pretty well qualified to run the rule over the current bunch of big-hitting Black Caps. Im impressed with the New Zealand team, said Reid, who over a 58-test career between.
New Zealand v West Indies
Well, Tim Southee was convinced but no-one else was, and for good reason it turns out. Nothing on Snicko as the ball passes the bat. A poor review, perhaps just showing how keen New Zealand are to see the back of the dangerous Gayle - he is surely the .
A Rotating Door at Captain for Pakistans Cricket Team
The national team has struggled for years to find steady leadership, and with the Cricket World Cup just weeks away, it still hasn’t named a captain for the tournament.
Both on the Field and Off, 2014 Was an Eventful Year in the World of Cricket
Though the global cricket community is reeling from the death of the Australian Phillip Hughes, the most significant events of 2014 probably occurred off the field.
English Test Australia With Trip Into New Territory
After 132 years, one of the greatest rivalries in sport enters new territory Wednesday as the first of a series of five five-day test cricket matches between England and Australia starts in Cardiff.
Mascarenhas to be New Zealand interim bowling coach.
Dimitri Mascarenhas will be the new interim bowling coach for the New Zealand cricket team on their tour to England.
NZ firepower between Bangladesh and third spot | Cricket.
For both these teams a place in the quarter-finals is safe - New Zealand courtesy of a serene run through the tournament and Bangladesh after their seismic victory over England in Adelaide. Now there is a final chance for��.
Cricket World Cup: NZ under pressure - Aussie opener
The Australian cricket team says New Zealand is facing most of the pressure, going into the crucial game this weekend. Photo / Getty Images. It didnt take long for the P word to make an appearance. Pressure, theres been plenty of it to hand around so .
Live Cricket Commentary New Zealand vs West Indies.
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has assured of his team being playing the same attacking brand of cricket they have played throughout when they meet the West Indies in the fourth World Cup quarter-final at the��.
Talent and Belief: Afghan Cricketers Win Fans
As it prepares for its final match against the country that invented the game, England, Afghanistans cricket team has surprised many at the World Cup.