Monday, Mar 30, 2015



New Zealand’s World Cup is lost in first over
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The Kiwis had a nightmarish start to the final as they lost their star batsman and captain in the 1st over.

Australia beat New Zealand, lift World Cup title for fifth time
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Australia beat New Zealand by 7 seven wickets to win their fifth World Cup title.

World Cup 2015 final: Clarion call of popular DJ sees Kiwis flock to Melbourne
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

They came in droves — 5000 of them — from all corners of the world, answering Tony Veitch's Facebook call.

World Cup 2015, Australia Diary: Laundry? No, all sent to cleaners
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Between Adelaide and Sydney, India didn’t take a wrong turn till MS Dhoni lost the toss and the plot at the SCG.

India vs Australia, semi-final: MS Dhoni tried…
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Australia win by 95 runs, will take on New Zealand in the final in Melbourne on Sunday.

India vs Australia: When the supporting cast helped stars steal show
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Ramesh Mane soothes aching muscles and nurses niggles but he also cures home sickness of Team India.

Final entrance test as India take on Australia in semi-final, take your seat
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Australia are the modern day cricketing greats. Will India edge them out on Thursday and write their own legacy?

How an off-spinner bowling with a cap and jumper made history
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

They still remember Mathew who wore a jumper in the Chennai heat and got Maninder Singh lbw after Shastri ran a single to tie the score.

India vs Australia, semi-final: What lies beneath
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Will the pitch at SCG assist India spinners or help the Aussie quicks? The strip has kept everyone guessing.

India is old-school, people don’t like change: Ric Charlesworth
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Over the years, Charlesworth has bumped into friend Chappell and they do exchange their India notes.

For Pakistan, Cup half empty and half full
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Despite failure, small pleasures keep the fans of Pakistan going from one World Cup to the next.

Australia Diary: Terror-hit Sydney cafe resumes service, 3 months later
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

In December last year, a gunman had barged in, instantly turning those those inside the cafe into hostages.

Where have Melbourne’s seagulls gone?
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Birds known to disturb batsmen; trained eagles deployed to ensure uninterrupted cricket.

Giant leap for Rohit Sharma gives India its semi step
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

India has watched Rohit Sharma grow in years, on Wednesday they saw him grow in stature.

Swadesh tops Bangladesh at the MCG
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Rohit comes to party with ton, Yadav takes 4-for as India storm into semis with a 109-run win vs Bangladesh.

India vs Bangladesh: ‘Aapa’ behind them, Tigers set for big day
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

PM Sheikh Hasina tells Bangladesh not to get ‘intimidated’ as entire country gets behind team ahead of QF.

India vs Bangladesh: Hope, on verge of extinction
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Bangladesh fans will hope for rain intervention, law of averages or anything to help Tigers beat India.

Best supporting actors in World Cup 2015
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Most big teams made it to the knock-out stage on the back of resounding wins, riveting batting displays and stunning spells.

Sarfraz Ahmed has ‘mamu’ in tears in Etawah
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

In UP, uncle and family celebrate Sarfraz Ahmed’s World Cup success.

World Cup 2015: Greener on Pakistan’s side
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

In final pool game of WC ‘15, Pakistan book quarters spot at Ireland’s expense with resounding 7-wicket win.

World Cup 2015 Express: Imran or also-ran
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Misbah will have to take a few brave calls like Imran did in 1992 if Pak are to go deeper into the WC.

Quiz to sing-song, the off-field games that Team Ireland play
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The Ireland cricket team is accompanied by parents, wives, partners, children, siblings and ‘world cuppers’.

Reliving Eden Gardens 2001, through the voice of Australian radio
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Glenn Mitchell has called 200 Tests, 900 AFL games, 4 Olympics and 20 different disciplines for the ABC radio.

Future uncertain, Afghanistan enjoy fleeting ‘elite’ status
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Asked if they were scared of England, Hamid Hassan told a reporter: ‘Afghan never scared, never scared’.

Dissecting England’s misery, point by point
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Former English skipper Michael Vaughan lists out why Morgan & Co. have failed to progress in the limited overs format.

World Cup 2015: NR-Eyes give a glimpse
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Local community papers are the best way to feel the pulse of Indian expats’ lives.

India vs Ireland: Mystery Mistry behind Team Ireland
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

With India in fine form, Ireland will be looking to put some pressure on them from the very first ball at Seddon Park.

Story of an anti-hero: How Rubel Hossain broke Bangladesh out of jail
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

After long depressing losing streaks and match-fixing betrayals, Bangladesh, belatedly, had a genuine reason to celebrate.

Australia vs England: It’s that man Glenn Maxwell again
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Maxwell's maiden ton, 102 off 53 balls, set up Australia's 64-run win at the SCG on Sunday.

World Cup Express: Pakistan rewarded for trusting old-school custodian Sarfraz Ahmed
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Anybody who has followed his career closely will tell you that Sarfraz isn’t just about runs and assists.

India kept calm, carried on
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

India bowlers keep Windies to 182, batsmen stutter over the line for fourth successive win and quarters spot.

Students add to Team India fan club
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Ind-Pak game saw 60,000 visitors flock to Adelaide. The ground attendance was more than 2014 Rolling Stones concert.

R Ashwin rarely gets credit he deserves
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