Ballance will be fit for CWC

2015-01-17 16:44

England batsman Gary Ballance has fractured the little finger on his right hand but will be fit for the Cricket World Cup.

Parnell has the 'X-factor'

2015-01-09 13:19

Joe believes Wayne Parnell has more to offer than Ryan McLaren at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next month.

Raja stun Brazil's Mineiro

2013-12-19 07:12

Raja Casablanca has scored twice in the last 10 minutes to stun Brazil's Atletico Mineiro in their Club World Cup semi-final.

Chelsea power into CWC final

2012-12-13 14:49

Fernando Torres continued his recent resurgence as Chelsea brushed aside Monterrey to reach the final of the Club World Cup.

New league for CWC qualifiers

2011-09-12 20:14

A new 50-over league is set to be created to determine which lower-ranked countries qualify for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Smith 'didn't have permission'

2011-04-06 17:26

CSA CEO Gerald Majola has denied ever giving Proteas’ captain Graeme Smith permission to stay behind in India after the CWC.

Trevor Chesterfield dies

2011-04-06 13:51

Veteran cricket journalist and former first-class umpire, Trevor Chesterfield, has died aged 75 in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka's Jayawardene quits

2011-04-06 12:36

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene has quit as vice-captain, a day after Kumar Sangakkara stepped down as ODI and T20 skipper.

Irish slam 'outrageous' ICC

2011-04-05 17:20

Ireland will fight the ICC's decision to shut them and other associate nations out of the CWC, the country's cricket CEO said.

India reward CWC heroes

2011-04-05 10:18

India's CWC-winning heroes have been showered with gifts ranging from plots of land and free train tickets to luxury cars.

Afridi hammers Indian press

2011-04-04 16:48

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has lambasted the Indian media by accusing them of worsening political ties between the countries.

Toss row just a simple mix-up

2011-04-03 20:17

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara insisted the toss mix-up before the CWC final was just a simple misunderstanding.

Two Proteas in World Cup team

2011-04-03 13:46

AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn are the two South Africans included in the ICC World Cup team of the tournament.

India lift ICC CWC trophy

2011-04-02 19:20

India have won their second Cricket World Cup title after beating Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final at Wankhede Stadium.

India need 275 to win CWC

2011-04-02 15:31

Mahela Jayawardene's brilliant unbeaten century saw Sri Lanka make 274/6 against India in the CWC final at the Wankhede Stadium.

Toss controversy at CWC final

2011-04-02 11:41

Cricket World Cup match referee Jeff Crowe found himself involved in more final controversy as confusion reigned at the toss.

CWC 'trophy' confiscated

2011-04-02 10:26

Customs officers at Mumbai airport confiscated what they thought was the Cricket World Cup trophy, citing unpaid duties.

Mathews, Nehra out CWC final

2011-04-01 11:01

Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews and Indian seamer Ashish Nehra have both been ruled out of the Cricket World Cup final.

Familiarity key in CWC success

2011-04-01 10:28

A first all-Asian final in the World Cup's 36-year history has underlined the fact that familiarity breeds success.

Bayliss: India under pressure

2011-04-01 09:07

Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss has said the pressure will all be on India as the home team in the World Cup final.

Warne: 'Pup' to toughen up

2011-04-01 07:26

New Australia captain Michael Clarke is an astute tactician, but needs to be more "formal and firm", according to Shane Warne.

Dev: Don't judge MS on final

2011-04-01 06:21

Kapil Dev has warned not to judge India captain MS Dhoni's reputation only on the result of the World Cup final.

Shrink to help out Proteas

2011-03-31 14:08

The SA Cricketers' Association says it will assist the Proteas in dealing with the psychological impact of long tours.

Sri Lanka call up veteran Vaas

2011-03-31 11:39

Sri Lanka have called-up Chaminda Vaas and all-rounder Suraj Randiv as cover for the injured Mathews and Muralitharan.

Media salute 'boys in blue'

2011-03-31 10:27

Indian newspapers splashed the country's triumph over bitter rival Pakistan in the World Cup semi-finals across the front pages.


'Leftie' Parnell deserves CWC berth

2015-01-09 14:47

Enzo says Wayne Parnell will bring some much needed variation the Proteas attack at the World Cup next month.

Kallis: I just knew I was done

2014-07-30 16:08

Retired Proteas batsman Jacques Kallis has said that his dream of playing in next year's CWC was a bridge too far.

Benitez seeks CWC boost

2012-12-14 10:27

Interim Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez goes into the CWC final hoping for a win to placate fans who have continued to boo him in Japan.

Kallis targets World Cup glory

2012-01-08 18:59

Veteran Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis wants to play for the Proteas until at least the next World Cup in 2015.

India wanted more CWC loot

2011-04-20 11:19

India's CWC-winning team expected five times more cash than they received as a reward for their efforts, according to a report.

Murali clears visa hurdle

2011-04-06 14:53

Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has secured a work permit to play county cricket, his manager has confirmed.

Warne denies India coach talk

2011-04-06 13:30

Australian spin legend Shane Warne has denied media reports that he was interested in coaching CWC champions India.

Vast SA clamour for Kirsten

2011-04-06 09:44

If CSA used Sport24 readers as their yardstick, they'd want to up their quest to land Gary Kirsten as the next national coach.

Sangakkara quits as captain

2011-04-05 12:39

Sri Lanka's captain Kumar Sangakkara has resigned from the job three days after his team lost to India in the Cricket World Cup final.

Only 10 teams for 2015 CWC

2011-04-04 17:44

The ICC confirmed that the 2015 CWC will be contested by 10 teams, with none of the ICC Associate nations involved.

Sachin heaps praise on Kirsten

2011-04-04 07:14

Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has lauded Gary Kirsten after they were able to break their CWC drought of 28 years.

India eye new golden age

2011-04-03 14:15

India plotted a new era of cricket domination after their CWC win, while the Sri Lankan press slammed poor team selections.

'India deserved to win'

2011-04-02 22:08

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says his team are disappointed at missing out on a second Cricket World Cup title.

Gambhir lifts India

2011-04-02 17:50

Gautam Gambhir has cruised to 77 to help India to 164/3 in the Cricket World Cup final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium.

Steady SL make progress

2011-04-02 13:54

Sri Lanka moved on to 146/3 after 33 overs during their innings against India in the Cricket World Cup final in Mumbai.

Sri Lanka bat first in final

2011-04-02 10:33

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat first in the Cricket World Cup final against India in Mumbai.

CWC final: Sachin-Murali show

2011-04-01 14:53

Praise and admiration rained down on Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan, as these two legends prepare for one last hurrah.

Murali remains King of Spin

2011-04-01 10:28

Record-breaking Muttiah Muralitharan will leave a legacy of epic performances and bitter controversy over his action.

Taufel benefits from Aus exit

2011-04-01 09:44

Australia may not have made it to the World Cup final, but their failure has been good news for one Australian.

Nehra injury blow for final

2011-04-01 08:16

India seamer Ashish Nehra may miss out on the World Cup final due to an injury he sustained during the semi-final.

The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 06:30

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics.

SL coach: Murali should play

2011-03-31 15:55

Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss is hopeful that Muttiah Muralitharan will be fit enough for their CWC final against India.

Pak: poor fielding to blame

2011-03-31 11:39

Former greats and fans have singled out sloppy fielding as the main reason for Pakistan's loss against bitter rivals India.

Kirsten seeks last win

2011-03-31 10:52

India coach Gary Kirsten and Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss will both seek a final hurrah as their teams clash in the final.

Sachin, Murali in epic battle

2011-03-31 10:05

Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan will face-off in a mouth-watering duel for the last time in the World Cup final.

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