Australia captain Michael Clarke has added a fresh edge to Sunday's blockbuster World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne by announcing the match will be his last one-day international.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum urged the cricket-mad Indian fans to root for his team in Sunday's World Cup final against four-time winners Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
It was a campaign that many thought would be doomed, but it took wings in unbelievable fashion. However, India’s hopes of defending the World Cup were crushed by Australia, who won the second semifinal by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
In awe of "outstanding teammate and close friend" Daniel Vettori's achievements, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he can only marvel at the all-rounder's contribution to the game in not just New Zealand but world over.
New Zealand's former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday's World Cup final against Australia.
New Zealand’s cricketers grew up playing backyard battles against imaginary Australia sides and will be eager to get one over their 'big brothers' in the World Cup final, paceman Tim Southee said.
Michael Clarke's retirement decision overshadowed the eve of the World Cup final, with the Australian captain using a pre-match news conference to reveal Sunday's tournament decider against New Zealand would be his last one-day international.
The fear of empty stands at Sunday’s World Cup final as a result of Indian fans having bought the bulk of the tickets prompted the ICC on Friday to offer to buy back from those who no longer wanted them.
The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of its pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't burn out.
When Mahendra Singh Dhoni was surprisingly named India's captain in 2007 as senior players backed out of the inaugural World Twenty20, he responded by leading his team to the title.
Your idea of a good time is spending the day lustily cheering your team, even on days when its performance appears to rely more on fluke than India's meteorological department. Your friends and family disapprove of your self-imposed isolation and think you should spend less time feverishly clutching the remote and more getting some love and fresh air, such as it is.
India put up a fight but eventually went down to Australia by 95 runs in their 2015 World Cup semifinal in Sydney on Thursday.
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday defended an under-fire Virat Kohli for his indiscreet shot selection in the lost semi-final clash against Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup in Sydney on Thursday.
Steve Smith's sublime century laid the groundwork and Australia's pace bowlers finished the job to send the co-hosts storming into a seventh World Cup final with a 95-run victory over champions India on Thursday.
In a bizarre and senseless sacrifice to invoke divine blessings for victory of Indian team in World Cup semi-finals, a youth made an offering of his tongue to the presiding deity at a village temple at Ponneri in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday.