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Twitter erupts as MCG crowd boos Srinivasan

N Srinivasan has always been making the headlines of late, primarily for all the wrong reasons, and things were no different at the presentation ceremony of the 2015 Cricket World Cup after Australia beat New Zealand to clinch their fifth ...

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New Zealand’s Daniel Vettori retires from international cricket

New Zealand spin bowler Daniel Vettori has retired from international cricket. The 36-year-old’s last appearance for the Black Caps came in Sunday’s World Cup final defeat by Australia. Vettori played 113 Test matches, 295 one-day internationals and 34 Twenty20 internationals, taking 705 wickets, ...

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Reus, Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia

World Cup winners Germany eased past hosts Georgia 2-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday with two goals in five minutes from Marco Reus and Thomas Mueller enough to get their Group D campaign back on track. Reus scored ...

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Kiwis, Aussies pack World Cup XI

New Zealand and Australia players make up the World XI picked up by International Cricket Council after the 2015 World Cup. Five players from New Zealand, runners-up in the competition, and three from champions Australia make up the World XI.. ...

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Dunga hails players for restoring Brazil’s pride

Dunga says Brazil’s renaissance under his leadership has been sparked by the players’ burning desire to make amends for their country’s World Cup humilation. Dunga’s side secured their eighth successive victory since last year’s World Cup as Roberto Firmino came ...

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NZ coping with cricket loss

The front-page headline of New Zealand’s largest newspaper reads “You’ve done us proud,” and that seems to sum up the nation’s mood after the Black Caps thrilled and inspired during eight straight World Cup victories before losing to Australia in ...

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Argentina, Mexico notch Copa America warmup wins

Argentina rested Lionel Messi to let him recover from a sore foot but still had too much attacking firepower for El Salvador on Saturday as they ran out 2-0 winners in a friendly in Washington. Coach Gerardo Martino fielded a ...

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Australia World Champions again

Australia lifted the 2015 World Cup, their fifth triumph and perhaps the easiest to date, when they crushed first-time finalists New Zealand by 7 wickets on Sunday. The Kangaroos had lifted the World Cup for the first time in 1987 ...

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Australia need 184 to become world champion

One of the co-hosts Australia need to score 184 from 50 overs to win the title for the fifth time as the other co-hosts New Zealand were bundled out for just 183 in the final match of ICC world cup ...

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Faulkner and Starc ruin NZ recovery

Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bat first in the 2015 World Cup final, reports ESPNcricinfo. The Melbourne surface was expected to be dry but full of runs. Some bounce and pace was expected from the pitch, but ...

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