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Glenn Maxwell produced a stellar all-round performance and Mitchell Johnson returned to terrorise England as Australia clinched the one-day tri-series with an emphatic 112-run victory over their Ashes rivals on Sunday.
England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl against Australia in the tri-series final at the Waca in Perth on Sunday.
Mitchell Johnson last played a month ago. A physically and emotionally draining summer had taken a toll. What started as a break for a sore hamstring, turned into an extended break from cricket. Over the last week, Johnson hit the nets with a vengeance. He trained when his team played a match, and even when they rested. The ferocity in his bowling was back again.
For all his cricketing nous, R Ashwin seems to complicate his craft while bowling on pitches not conducive to spin. India's lead spinner needs to find his attacking mojo to mount a convincing title defence in the 2015 World Cup.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An under-fire India will be hoping to get their act together in the virtual semi-final against a better-placed England in the final league match of the cricket tri-series in Perth on Friday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave permission for banned Pakistan paceman Mohammad Aamer to return to domestic cricket with immediate effect, relaxing his ban for spot-fixing.
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.
India has been confirmed as host for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held from March 11 to April 3, the ICC announced after ratifying its decision in the Board meeting in Dubai on Thursday.
Blame it on the burgeoning clout of T20s or call it the need of the hour, given that 300-plus run chases do not exactly make sides nervous these days, a 'keeper-batsman is increasingly becoming more of a batsman who can keep.
HT profiles the 15 men handed the task to help India defend the title. First up, a look at what makes Virat Kohli — the team’s best batsman and driving force — tick
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.