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Students add to Team India fan club
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

India-Pakistan game saw 60,000 visitors flock to Adelaide. The ground attendance was more than Rolling Stones concert last year.

World Cup 2015: wronged ’un
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Despite his crucial role in many an Indian win, Ashwin rarely gets credit he deserves.

Minnows run into great barrier
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Warner hits 178 to help Australia post record WC total of 417; Afghanistan lose by 275 runs.

Whose turn is it? Michael Clarke’s or Superman’s?
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

After the loss to New Zealand, Clarke blamed the lack of training for Australia’s batting collapse.

World Cup 2015: An Afghan superhero called Shapoor Zadran
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Every nation has a poster boy; Shapoor Zadran, with his flowing mane and searing speed, plays the role for his country

Australia Diary: A gruff goodbye
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

While a few made their presence felt in the game against India, the UAE fan has generally been a rare creature.

World Cup 2015, India vs UAE: With plenty to spare
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

India beat United Arab Emirates with nine wickets and more than 30 overs left; Ashwin picks up career best figures.

India vs UAE: In a mismatch, UAE have a huge gulf to cross
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Match previews are about weighing teams, but in this case getting the scale out would be an epic waste of time.

World Cup 2015: How cricket’s K ‘OB learned to dunk
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

O’Brien in many ways epitomises the unbridled joy and uninhibited passion that Irish cricket represents.

MS Dhoni and the art of Steve Waugh
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Andy Bichel says Dhoni’s captaincy is a bit Steve Waugh-like. He sits back and let the players do their thing.

Last-minute entrant Mohit Sharma is India’s surprise weapon at World Cup 2015
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Former Pak pacer and UAE coach Aaqib Javed says Mohit Sharma is his top pick.

India vs UAE will see Ajinkya Rahane vs old friend and batting partner
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Rahane and Patil were part of the Mumbai Under-14, 16, 19 and 22 middle-order.

Ireland vs UAE: Thriller at the Gabba
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Ireland overcome an inspired UAE by two wickets in the World Cup’s most tense affair so far.

World Cup 2015: In little league, UAE look to go Ireland way
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Coming to Gabba after their mandatory World Cup upset, Ireland now face one of the most improved associate nations, the UAE.

World Cup 2015: Pakistan don’t have a team, says Mudassar Nazar
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar speaks about India’s U-turn, Pakistan’s dive and things to keep in mind in Aus.

World Cup 2015: Big-game hunting
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Shikhar Dhawan was tested with the short ball early on, but dealt with the challenge admirably.

India vs South Africa: India break a World Cup jinx
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

After a good show with the bat, India bowled out of their skins to register a convincing 130-run win at the MCG.

World Cup 2015: Against AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn, Virat Kohli in zone, India hope for best
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Despite the repeated losses to South Africa, words like grudge or revenge weren’t uttered by any Indian around MCG.

World Cup 2015 Express: Note of Caution from India’s bowling coach
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Here’s Sandeep Dwivedi’s unsolicited ghost-written letter as Team India’s bowling coach.

World Cup Express: Australia Diary – Entertainment, miles above rest
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

It's time every airline unscrews those dumpy television screens from the back of seats.

World Cup 2015 Express: South Africa’s low-key syndrome
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

When it comes to coaches for their national team, the Proteas have veered towards the lesser-known.

World Cup 2015, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Tigers burn brighter
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Bangladesh spoil Afghanistan’s party, beat World Cup debutants by 105 runs.

World Cup 2015: Usman Gani, the kid with Hashim Amla’s style and Virender Sehwag’s flair
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Every time Usman Gani plays, people back home gather at his place and pray for his success.

World Cup 2015, Bangladesh vs Aghanistan: When Tigers gathered a pride
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Bangladesh cannot afford to disappoint their army of media personnel and manic fans who have booked out their opening game.

World Cup Express: A giant from another era at Adelaide Oval
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

What does it take to keep the century-old scoreboard ticking at the Adelaide Oval? Ask Simon Crompton.

India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015: ‘V’ Day on Feb 15
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Game, Set, 6-0! Virat Kohli scores India’s first World Cup ton vs Pak, helps team win by 76 runs.

India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015: An India-Pakistan story plays out again
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

What transpired at Adelaide was not new, the regular followers had seen Pakistan's decimation before.

World Cup 2015: Who will play Yuvraj Singh’s role? asks Virender Sehwag
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Sehwag - about problems and prospects of current squad and about how it was between Indo-Pak players.

World Cup 2015: Jingoism, an act for television
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Nothing in the world that excites NRIs, or their Pakistani counterparts more than a news channel camera.

World Cup 2015, India vs Pakistan: The ‘war’ is outside, for the players, it’s only cricket today
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Dhoni says 5-0 Cup record against Pak doesn't matter; just need to focus in game, says Misbah.

World Cup 2015: On Sunday, Adelaide Airport turns dormitory for India, Pakistan fans
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

It's estimated that 20,000 non-Adelaide fans will be filling 50,000 capacity stadium for Ind-Pak contest.

Australia Diary: At the start, a trip down memory lane
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Sports Bar at Delhi's T3 has Pakistan-Australia 2003 World Cup on giant screen.

World Cup 2015: Ahead of our time
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Live action from Aus was a sight from future, a dream come true for Indians; WC offers a chance to indulge.

Yesterday, Once More: South Africa and the nasty c-word
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

After South Africa were eliminated, former players advised the distraught fans to support India.

ICC Cricket World Cup: From our archives, teary campaign for Pakistan, on and off the field
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Woolmer’s mysterious death in Jamaica during the World Cup was the cause for national mourning back in Pakistan.

Cricket’s Complex Riddle
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

A book that explains Pakistan, the wild child of international cricket