Mahendra Singh Dhoni is confident of handling pressure as India sweat it out for more than three hours, writes Atreyo Mukhopadhyay. Beyond the boundary
MS Dhoni and his boys may have dedicated their World Cup campaign to Sachin Tendulkar, but for former Australia skipper Steve Waugh it's a "wrong attitude" to have.
Arguably the best all-rounder of the modern era, Jacques Kallis, says it requires a lot of hard work to pull off the dual role. Jacques says
Alive to the responsibility of playing for India, Harbhajan Singh eyes glory at home. Dinesh Chopra talks the doosra-expert. Harbhajan's take
Back after an elbow surgery, Brett Lee leads the pack of fast men. He is in form too, having finished as the highest wicket-taker in the recent ODI series against England. Lee spoke to Atreyo Mukhopadhyay in an exclusive interview.
If you rock us with pace, we will catch you in a spin. The battle of two breeds of bowlers treated a near-capacity crowd to an exciting contest and kicked off the final countdown to the World Cup. Atreyo Mukhopadhyay reports.
After creating a flutter by claiming that India were not "mentally prepared" for the pre-World Cup warm-up matches, cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said his comments were misconstrued and he did not imply that the team was battling fatigue.
Superstar batsman Sachin Tendulkar returns to bolster India's batting line-up today as the World Cup favourites play their last warm-up game ahead of the much-anticipated tournament opener.
Cricket's biggest showpiece, the World Cup final, will be staged in Mumbai in little over six weeks but the sport-crazy citizens and casual visitors were hard-pressed to feel much buzz this week.
Rock star Bryan Adams provided the sparks as a dazzling opening ceremony, showcasing a vibrant blend of sub-continental traditions and modernity, on Thursday launched the 10th edition of the cricket World Cup, setting the stage for 43 days of high-voltage cricketing extravaganza.
Bangladesh has been gripped by cricket fever ahead of the World Cup opener against India on Saturday as fans savour the prospect of another stunning win over the favourites. Schedule
Kumar Sangakkara admitted his knowledge of Canada is confined to ace batsman John Davison, who once scored the fastest World Cup hundred, but that does not bother the Sri Lankan captain.
England's Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood finally found some much-needed form as Pakistan were brushed aside by 67 runs in the final warm-up before the Cricket World Cup starts tomorrow.
Pace bowler Zaheer Khan is fit and should be ready for Saturday's India's World Cup opening game against Bangladesh, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said today.
Wankhede Stadium, venue for the Cricket World Cup final on April 2, has not met fire safety standards, the chief fire officer for Mumbai said today.