World cup 2015 Features
- Australia and the Ruthless Art Of Winning
Australia have won five World Cup titles in seven final appearances. Is it the Australian culture that instills the desire to triumph, the need to succeed?
- The WAG Curse
The WAGS have always been in the line of fire - being clicked by the paparazzi or being blamed for their partner's failures. Virat Kohli failed to score big for India in the World Cup semifinal and actress Anushka, who was at Sydney to watch the game, was attacked by the twitterati.
- India's Loss in World Cup Semis: Does There Have to be a Villain?
There is no shame in losing in the semifinal of a World Cup and the loss can't be pinned on just a few players. There doesn't have to be a villain of the piece.
- MS Dhoni and Michael Clarke: Captains Similar, Yet Different
It will be a clash of 'Captain Cool' vs 'Captain Calculative' when India meets Australia for one last time this summer at the World Cup stage. Irrespective of who wins the battle, generations will remember them as skippers who were successful.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni and India's Turnaround in World Cup 2015
Mahendra Singh Dhoni may not have an explicit explanation to offer on what caused the turnaround for India in the Cricket World Cup. Maybe there isn't one definite answer. Or maybe, just maybe, MS Dhoni is the answer himself.
- A Letter to the ICC: Funk it up!
The International Cricket Council maybe the guardians of the game but the recent fines imposed on two cricketers who produced the most electrifying phase of the quarter finals has left a sour taste in the mouth. Especially if you consider the argument that cricket is a robust patient in comparison to other sports and is in dire need of something that grabs the eyeball...
- India v Australia World Cup 2015 Semifinal: A 50-50 Bet?
The second semifinal will be a clash of two very good and in-form teams and this could well be the toughest opposition India have faced so far, but do the Aussies really have an edge over India?
- Wahab Riaz was Awesome but Pakistan Batting vs Australia Awful
The only consolation for Pakistan against Australia was a magnificent spell of fast bowling by Wahab Riaz, writes former Pakistan captain.
- Learn Leadership Skills From India Captain MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is arguably the best captain who has led the Indian cricket team on the field. His skill in handling of players has been exemplary and is something to look up to for people in various fields.
- World Cup Diaries: What India Will Have to Watch Out for Against Australia
Watching the Pakistan vs Australia game, the thoughts on what makes Australia extremely dangerous for India come and go. But there were a few that stayed, that made Pakistan kneel.
- Cricket World Cup 2015: Transformed Bowling now India's Strongest Weapon
With seventy wickets in seven games, the Indian bowling has been a revelation in this World Cup. From being the weak link, it is now India's strongest suit.
- World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka Messed up Big Time With Strategy vs South Africa
Sri Lanka crashed out of the Cricket World Cup after losing by nine wickets against South Africa in the quarterfinals. It's time for change and reassess, writes Muttiah Muralitharan
- Cricket World Cup: South Africa Performance vs Sri Lanka Mirrored Their Belief, Says Graeme Smith
South Africa's nine-wicket win versus Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup quarterfinal was their most convincing, writes former skipper Graeme Smith.
- World Cup 2015 Quarter-final: Pakistan Need to Stay Aggressive vs Australia
It will be important for Pakistan to look Australia in the eye when the two teams clash in Adelaide on Friday, writes Inzamam-ul-Haq.
- Cricket World Cup Quarter-Finals: 'Time For Australia And Pakistan To Get Things Right'
Pakistan needs everyone to contribute if they're going to rattle the cage of Australia, says former Australia bowler Andy Bichel.
- This Time for Dhoni
When India won the 2007 T20 World Cup, MS Dhoni was trying to give birth to his rein and exorcise the ghosts of the 50 over World Cup loss to Bangladesh earlier that year. In 2011, Dhoni remained in the shadows. That win on the
- World Cup 2015: India have No Room for Mistakes or Slip-ups Against Bangladesh
After a forgettable Australian tour, reigning world champions India have turned into a juggernaut, winning all six of their pool matches and drawing as much admiration for their bowling and fielding as their renowned batting prowess. However, MS Dhoni's men can't afford any mistakes now.
- World Cup 2015: Mouth-Watering Quarter-Finals on the Cards
Former England captain Paul Collingwood Australia as his favourites to win the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and hailed defending champions India for their incredible turnaround in the tournament.