A woman International Cricket Council official has been booked for showing disrespect to the Indian flag by stomping on it and some balloons that had the tricolour printed on them, police said today.
After being acknowledged as the country's commercial capital and entertainment hub, Mumbai has at last found international recognition as the nation's cricket capital by getting to host Saturday's World Cup final which is being played in India for the second time.
Model Poonam Pandey's plan to strip if India beat Sri Lanka today has angered the Bharatiya Janata Party's women's wing which has sought police action against her.
A bright, sunny day greeted Mumbai on Saturday as the whole nation held its breath for the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka. The met office has predicted clear skies with no rainfall.
Sri Lanka need to bring out their 'A' game to tackle peaking India, writes Ian Chappell
He used to be the first man to enter the ground when the Indian team arrived for practice and the last one to leave. Probably the best of the lot when the team warmed up with a round of football, Gary Kirsten was a tireless worker at the nets too, helping batsmen with throw downs for hours. Atreyo Mukhopadhyay
Brief history of the cricket World Cup ahead of Saturday's final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium.
A world cup win for Sri Lanka on April 2 and even the interest generated here by the home team’s steady performance in the lead-up to the final could carry the sport beyond the boundaries of cricket. Sutirtho Patranobis reports.
Retiring Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's unsuccessful search for a couple of passes for Saturday's World Cup final symbolised the region's insatiable thirst for the game and the popularity of its biggest spectacle.
World Cup 2011 batting and bowling performances for India and Sri Lanka ahead of Saturday's final at the Wankhede stadium.
Paths to Saturday's World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.
Head to head record for Saturday's World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede stadium.
Emotionally drained after Pakistan's World Cup semifinal loss to India, ODI skipper Shahid Afridi has decided to pull out of the tour to the West Indies starting April 21.
The United States has welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani's "promising" cricket diplomacy during Wednesday's Cricket World Cup match between their teams.
Overwhelmed by the success of the Indian cricket team at Mohali, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today wished them success for the final match against Sri Lanka on Saturday.