Thursday, February 26, 2015
After a four-wicket victory over a more-fancied West Indies to open its Cricket World Cup campaign, Ireland was aiming for second win over a team it was favored to beat.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the World Cup records with his 215 containing 16 sixes and his 372-run partnership with Marlon Samuels (133 not out) to lift West Indies to 372-2 against Zimbabwe in a Pool B match on Tuesday.
Australia and New Zealand will not only vie for top spot in Pool A of the World Cup when they clash in Auckland on Saturday, but the winner will also lift the Chappell-Hadlee trophy, it was announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
In the normal course of events an England cricket win over Scotland wouldn't be a feat of great significance. In its context Monday, however, achieved with its form and confidence at a low ebb, England's 119-run Cricket World Cup win over Scotland was something the squad could embrace and celebrate.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Afghanistan threatened to produce a shock victory over Sri Lanka at the Cricket World Cup on Sunday before the favorites dug themselves out of deep trouble in the run chase and pulled off a four-wicket win.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The residual effect of a strong cyclone was making its presence felt at the World Cup on Saturday, with heavy rain delaying the start of Australia's Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A bit of weather role reversal was creating opposite vibes for the co-hosts of the Cricket World Cup on Friday.
Friday, February 20, 2015
A Brazilian samba school shrugged off a controversy over alleged funding by an African strongman president and went on to claim its 13th win at the Rio Carnival championship on Wednesday.
Cricket part-timers the United Arab Emirates made a bold return to the World Cup after almost 20 years Thursday, fully stretching Zimbabwe before losing by four wickets in a tight-finishing Pool B match.
China's Gong Jinjie finally ended years of near misses by partnering Zhong Tianshi to World Track Cycling Championship gold in the women's team sprint on Wednesday.