2:59 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
There's been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in Sunday's title decider.
5:49 pm March 24, 2015 | No Comment
New Zealand's Grant Elliott struck the premier South Africa strike bowler Dale Steyn for six on Tuesday to give the World Cup co-hosts a tight four-wicket victory with a ball to spare in their semi-final at Eden Park.
7:20 pm March 21, 2015 | No Comment
Martin Guptill's record-shattering double century and Trent Boult's four-wicket haul sent New Zealand sailing into the World Cup semi-finals as they trounced the West Indies by 143 runs on Saturday.
6:44 pm March 18, 2015 | No Comment
Kumar Sangakkara bid farewell to limited overs cricket on Wednesday, disappointed with a World Cup quarter-final defeat but happy that Sri Lanka were in a better place than when he came into the side in 2000.
12:47 pm March 10, 2015 | No Comment
“We thought 275 was chaseable. We shall have to look at the data.” Sydney. With those words, uttered following a defeat by Bangladesh in Adelaide on Monday that knocked England out of the World Cup, Peter Moores appeared to write his own epitaph for his second spell as coach of the national side. It did […]
2:34 pm March 9, 2015 | No Comment
Given that Scotland still have a mountain to climb to win their first ever cricket World Cup game, it is a pity that tales of bowler Iain Wardlaw scaling Mount Everest turned out to be nothing more than a joke that got out of hand.
2:48 pm March 8, 2015 | No Comment
New Zealand are paying little attention to their World Cup rivals' form in the group stage of the tournament as every team that reaches the knockout rounds have potential match winners in the side, spinner Daniel Vettori said on Sunday.
12:19 pm February 27, 2015 | No Comment
New Zealand were "in awe" of Michael Clarke's leadership during the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death and his inclusion for Saturday's World Cup blockbuster can only strengthen Australia, captain Brendon McCullum has said.
12:22 pm February 25, 2015 | No Comment
A hostile crowd buoyed by New Zealand's perfect start to the World Cup is set to turn Eden Park into a bear pit for visiting Australia on Saturday, but all-rounder Shane Watson is "excited" by the prospect of a rancorous reception.
7:44 am February 25, 2015 | No Comment
Scotland and Afghanistan are each targeting a first-ever Cricket World Cup victory when they meet in Dunedin on Thursday.
3:29 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Chris Gayle smashed the highest ever individual World Cup score of 215 and his first century in 20 months to power the West Indies to 372 for two against Zimbabwe on a record-shattering day at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Tuesday.