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World Cup: Australia’s warm-up goes cold with second defeat 16 Feb 2011 | 06:34 am

Two defeats in two days for Australia has dragged to a halt any momentum they had heading into the World Cup, which starts in just six days’ time for them, but if Monday’s defeat to India was a blip, ...

Tim Bresnan confident of World Cup fitness 16 Feb 2011 | 06:29 am

Seamer Tim Bresnan is set to make a quicker than expected recovery from the calf injury he sustained in Australia, but England are still struggling to find 11 fit players for their first World Cup war...

World Cup: Aussie legend Steve Waugh predicts ODI rebirth 16 Feb 2011 | 06:28 am

Australia legend Steve Waugh has rubbished the decline of one-day cricket’s popularity and believes it will see a resurgence thanks to the upcoming World Cup. Read full story plus other news here.

Garden of Eden fit for cricket, ICC confirms 16 Feb 2011 | 06:25 am

The Indian World Cup venues that had supposedly fallen short of requirements to host matches in the forthcoming tournament have been given the all-clear by ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat. Read full...

World Cup: Collingwood return an unexpected boost for England 15 Feb 2011 | 01:23 am

Paul Collingwood has flown to Bangladesh to join up with the England squad earlier than expected after his wife gave birth to a baby girl yesterday. Read full story plus other World Cup build-up here.

Andrew Strauss says England have learned lessons 14 Feb 2011 | 01:42 pm

Having ensured that any weight of expectation had been lifted, by the simple expedient of being thrashed 6-1 by Australia, England are preparing for an assault on their second global trophy inside 12 ...

Kevin Pietersen denies plan to quit ODIs 13 Feb 2011 | 02:04 pm

England’s torturous build-up to the World Cup has already brought its share of problems for the team management in terms of injuries. Now, with the squad about to leave for the tournament which is be...

Cricket round-up: Muttiah Muralitharan baffled by venue choices as Sri Lanka hit by monsoon rain 11 Feb 2011 | 12:16 am

Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has raised questions over venue choices for the upcoming World Cup, as the new Pallekele Stadium in Kandy is forced to cancel warm-up matches because of monsoon...

Salman Butt investigated by ICC prior to guilty spot-fixing matches 10 Feb 2011 | 07:05 am

Salman Butt, one of the three Pakistani cricketers banned for spot-fixing last week, had been investigated by the ICC months prior to the incidents for which he has so far been charged, it has emerged...

Cricket round-up: Tremlett flies to World Cup as reserve 10 Feb 2011 | 12:49 am

Chris Tremlett has re-joined the England squad as a reserve player for the imminent World Cup tournament in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Read full story plus other news here.

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