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Australia's captain Michael Clarke (C) holds aloft the Cricket World Cup trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated New Zealand in the final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday
Reuters Australia's captain Michael Clarke (C) holds aloft the Cricket World Cup trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated New Zealand in the final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday

Australia lifts the World Cup for fifth time

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Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sund... »

Australia vs New Zealand: World Cup final highlights

New Zealand's Grant Elliott (L) runs to make his ground as Australia's Glenn Maxwell fields the ball during their Cricket World Cup final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) March 29, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Latest from the World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket gr... »

World Cup: New Zealand's ride of a lifetime ends in defeat

New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum reacts after he fell when fielding a ball hit by Australia's captain Michael Clarke during their Cricket World Cup final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.

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The 2015 World Cup was, skipper Brendon McCullum said, the ride of a lifetime for New Zealand an... »

F1: Sebastian Vettel romps home in Malaysia

Sebastian Vettel

J Srinivasan

The 17th edition of the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang will be memorable for Sebastian Vettel as... »
World Cup 2015

Faulkner named man-of-the-match; Starc named player of the tournament

Australia's Mitchell Starc (C) celebrates with team mates James Faulkner (L) and captain Michael Clarke after bowling New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum for a duck during their Cricket World Cup final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.

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Fast-bowling all-rounder James Faulkner was named man-of-the-match for his devastating spell whi... »

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Clarke retires from ODIs as World Champion

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In a dream farewell, Michael Clarke today retired from ODIs after leading Australia to their fif... »

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File Photo of ICC President N Srinivasan

Srinivasan defends 10-team World Cup in 2019

PTI

The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, bu... »

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Saina Nehwal becomes World no. 1 badminton player

PTI

Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the w... »

Clarke retires from ODIs as World Champion

PTI

In a dream farewell, Michael Clarke today retired from ODIs after leading Australia to their fifth cricket World Cup title, scoring a match-winning 74 in his swansong appearance to get a standing... »

Saina Nehwal becomes World no. 1 badminton player

PTI

Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking after her closest challenger for the spot, Spain’s Carolina Marin, lost in t... »

Michael Clarke to quit ODI cricket after World Cup final

Australia's captain Michael Clarke inspects the pitch ahead of their Cricket World Cup final match against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 28, 2015.

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Australian captain Michael Clarke will retire from ODI cricket after the World Cup summit clash against New Zealand here tomorrow, saying it was the “right time” to quit the shorter format of the... »
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Dharmasena, Kettleborough named umpires for World Cup final

Kumar Dharmasena

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Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena and England’s Richard Kettleborough were today appointed on-field umpires for the ICC Cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand on Sunday in Melbourne. »

Pressure of run-chase was too much for India, says Dhoni

 M S Dhoni

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The pressure was just too much for India in the end. They put a spirited defence of their World Cup title but chasing more than 300 to beat Australia in Thursday's semi-final was a task even beyon... »

ICC to consider new ODI rules to help bowlers

England's Steven Finn in action.

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The highlight reels at the World Cup have been running hot with batsman smashing balls all over cricket stadiums in Australia and New Zealand. Teams and individuals have been racking up r... »

India vs Australia World Cup semifinal: Highlights

Shikhar Dhawan dodges a bouncer from Australia's bowler Mitchell Johnson during their Cricket World Cup semi-final match in Sydney, March 26, 2015. Photo: Reuters

Reuters

Latest from the World Cup semi-final between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday: Australia won the toss and, opting to bat first, posted 328-7. ... »

Usha International is official partner of MI in IPL

PTI

Household consumer durable company Usha International would be the official partners of Mumbai Indians (MI) for the 8th and the 9th seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL).As a part of t... »

Waqar Younis fears ‘death’ of Pakistan cricket

Pakistan's team coach Waqar Younis (R) talks about bowling with Sri Lanka's fast bowler Lasith Malinga during a practice session. File photo

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Waqar Younis warned today that cricket could die out in Pakistan if rival teams continue to boycott the country where international tours have not taken place since 2009. There has been n... »

New Zealand makes maiden World Cup final appearance

New Zealand's Grant Elliot (R) consoles South Africa's bowler Dale Steyn after New Zealand won their Cricket World Cup semi-final match in Auckland on Tuesday.

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New Zealand today scripted history by making their maiden cricket World Cup final appearance with a stunning four—wicket win in a nerve—wrecking last—four clash against the formidable South Africa... »

Sania ranks world number three in doubles

`Persistence, resilience key to Indian bowlers’ success in World Cup’

Sports Ministry shocked at shabby treatment of differently-abled athletes

India is favourite of bookies to win World Cup: Delhi Police

Wahab, Watson fined for angry World Cup clash

New Zealand vs West Indies: Highlights

India-Bangladesh match umpiring sparks protests on social media

World cup: Australia enters semis after beating Pakistan

Srinivasan defends 10-team World Cup in 2019

File Photo of ICC President N Srinivasan

PTI

The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, but ICC President N Srinivasan today said they had no reason to feel left out as the format gives them... »

Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

A file image of Saina Nehwal

PTI

Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world No.1 ranking after her closest challenger for the spot, Spain’s Carolina Marin, lost in the Ind... »

New Zealand will have to dig deep against Australia: Crowe

Former New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe

PTI

With New Zealand at the cusp of World Cup glory, former captain Martin Crowe has said the Black Caps will have to dig deep into their resources if they have to beat Australia as it will be a “high... »

Broadcaster Star makes money, despite India’s loss in semi-final

MEENAKSHI VERMA, AMBWANI, NAVADHA PANDEY

Deserted roads, empty malls, lower attendance in offices marked the India-Australia cricket semi-finals at the ICC World Cup. But, buzzing were restaurants and social media. Restaura... »

World Women's Chess Championship: Harika enters quarterfinals

D Harika

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Grandmaster D Harika joined compatriot Koneru Humpy in the quarterfinals of the World Women’s Chess Championship beating former champion Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in the rapid tie-break games... »

Duminy named Delhi Daredevils skipper for IPL 2015

 J.P. Duminy

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South African all-rounder JP Duminy will lead Delhi Daredevils in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, starting next month. Duminy was roped in by the Dared... »

India’s title defence ends in heartbreak, Aussies enter World Cup final

Australia enter World Cup 2015 final.

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India’s near flawless title defence came to an agonising end today as they succumbed to pressure against the clinical Australians, who decimated the defending champions by 95 runs to romp into the... »

World Cup: Formidable India to face mighty Australia in semis

India's captain MS Dhoni (C) celebrates with team mates after catching Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar during their Cricket World Cup match in Melbourne. File image

PTI

In top form after blowing away rival teams one after another, India will face their toughest test when the defending champions take on a formidable Australia in what promises to be an explosive se... »  

South Africa v New Zealand: World Cup semi-final highlights

New Zealand's bowler Corey Anderson delivers the ball to South Africa's AB de Villiers during their Cricket World Cup semi final in Auckland, on March 24, 2015.

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Highlights from the cricket World Cup first semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday. South Africa won the toss and chose to bat. ... »

Bitter rivalry adds edge to India-Australia world cup semi-final

 Australia's Mitchell Johnson

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The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday's World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). There is no shortage of mutual respect... »

Djokovic beats Federer; claims Indian Wells title

Bradman lives on in an Australian village

World Cup: Airlines hike fares for flights to Australia by 15-20%

India hoping 'big' player Kohli to deliver against Aussies

Guptill hits record 237 as New Zealand sail into semis

Martin Guptill strikes highest World Cup score

CEAT to be IPL’s strategic timeout partner

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