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World Cup: How India discovered Mohammed Shami of Sahaspur Alinagar via Kolkata

Fast bowling genes ran in the family, but the cricketing dreams of his father and brother were snuffed out early. This is the story of how Mohammed Shami took a timely train ride and reached his destination.

India knocked out of tri-series by England in Perth

India were knocked out of the tri-series cricket tournament on Friday after yet another spineless display as England recovered from a top-order collapse to record a three-wicket victory in Perth and secure a place in the final.

World Cup final to have a Super Over in event of tie

The upcoming cricket World Cup final will be decided by a Super Over in the event of a tie, the sport's governing body announced on Thursday.

World Cup blow for Windies as Narine pulls out

West Indies Cricket World Cup chances suffered a major blow with mystery spinner Sunil Narine withdrawing from the squad for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

World Cup 2015: Vijay in place of Dhawan, the wishful thinking of fans

There haven't been many on-pitch opportunities for Shikhar Dhawan to twirl his impressive moustache Down Under since November 2014. His painful showing in the Test series against Australia has continued in the ODI Tri-Series.

World Cup 2015: Spotlight on captains who will pull the strings

Nobody will face more scrutiny Down Under in the 2015 World Cup than the men entrusted with the captain's armband.

World Cup Special: What India's cricketers tell you about their country

Adversity reveals a man's character. And a nation's character is teased out on battlefields: the bloodied plains, valleys and trenches where actual war is fought and the sports grounds where national teams slug it out.

Fit-again Ishant, Jadeja available for selection: Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni said Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja are fit and available for selection for the ODI tri-series clash against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on Monday.


Dhonis expecting a World Cup baby

Dhoni is going to be a father soon. His wife Sakshi is expecting and the due date is sometime in February. The chances are that the birth of the baby may coincide with India’s campaign at the World Cup.

South African pacer Dale Steyn plays with a lioness

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn, who has been rested for the last two ODIs against the West Indies, tried to wrestle a much tougher opponent than the explosive bastmen he's used to bowling to.

World Cup: Journey through the eyes of a fan hooked in 1979

The World Cup fever is in the air and passions in the subcontinent will peak prior to and during the India and Pakistan clash scheduled a day after Valentine's Day.

World Cup Special: What India's cricketers tell you about their country

Adversity reveals a man's character. And a nation's character is teased out on battlefields: the bloodied plains, valleys and trenches where actual war is fought and the sports grounds where national teams slug it out.
 
 

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