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England face tough task to end World Cup jinx

England face tough task to end World Cup jinx

England have never won the World Cup, despite hosting four tournaments, including the first three editions, while it is nearly 25 years since they last appeared in a final..

Published: 27 Jan 2015 00:46

Pakistan hope to lurch from disaster to triumph

Pakistan hope to lurch from disaster to triumph

If there is one team among the top eight at the World Cup which could either crash out embarrassingly in the first round or romp to the title, it's Pakistan..

Published: 27 Jan 2015 00:31

Sri Lanka bank on Sanga-Mahela hit show

Sri Lanka bank on Sanga-Mahela hit show

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will join hands for the last time in their brilliant careers to plot Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, hoping to make amends for two successive heartbreaks..

Published: 27 Jan 2015 00:31

Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cup does not cause more misery after the Tigers endured a morale-sapping year in which they slumped from one defeat to another..

Published: 27 Jan 2015 00:31

UAE old guard seek new breakthrough

UAE old guard seek new breakthrough

Skippered by a 43-year-old and with a 15-man squad featuring nine players over 30, the United Arab Emirates believe their status as no-hopers could work in their favour at the World Cup..

Published: 27 Jan 2015 00:31

Guptill signs on for fresh Derbyshire stint

Guptill signs on for fresh Derbyshire stint

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill is to re-join Derbyshire as their overseas player for the early part of the 2015 season, the Midlands county announced Monday..

Published: 26 Jan 2015 19:01

Pakistan board, players hold negotiations over contract row

Pakistan board, players hold negotiations over contract row

Pakistan cricket authorities and players on Monday said they were working at resolving a potentially destabilising contract row a month away from the World Cup..

Published: 26 Jan 2015 14:31

Afridi set for English T20 stint

Afridi set for English T20 stint

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is to play for Northamptonshire in the first six rounds of English cricket's 2015 T20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced Monday..

Published: 26 Jan 2015 13:16

ODI between Australia and India rained out

ODI between Australia and India rained out

Monday's tri-series one-day international between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground was abandoned due to rain..

Published: 26 Jan 2015 09:46