Cricket World Cup

Queenstown in bid for Cricket World Cup games

Queenstown in bid for Cricket World Cup games

Queenstown's bid to host 2015 Cricket World Cup matches will have to be debated around the council table next week before going any further.

Cricket: Dhoni set for date with destiny at Mumbai

Cricket: Dhoni set for date with destiny at Mumbai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a date with destiny that could catapult him into a different stratosphere in terms of Indian sports stars.

Cricket: India scratches way into World Cup final

Cricket: India scratches way into World Cup final

A fortuitous 85 from Sachin Tendulkar was followed by a disciplined bowling effort as India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in a high-stakes semifinal to progress to the World Cup final against Sri Lanka.

Fight and grit is what matters

Fight and grit is what matters

What more can anyone ask? The New Zealand cricketers over achieved simply by making the semifinals of the World One Day cricket cup against Sri Lanka.

Cricket: Loss sees magic run out for Black Caps

Once again New Zealanders celebrate a fourth placing at an international sporting event, but in all honesty could we have expected anything else? The Black Caps endured a painful losing streak and lack of form prior to the World Cup and many felt they wouldn't make it far in this tournament.

Cricket: Stats and details for NZ's semifinal

Cricket: Stats and details for NZ's semifinal

Tempers flared in the quarterfinal between New Zealand and South Africa last week and it may be a sign that this will be the World Cup where the Kiwis mean business.

Cricket: Momentum key for NZ as pressure all on Sri Lanka

Cricket: Momentum key for NZ as pressure all on Sri Lanka

Former national cricket coach Warren Lees says all the pressure will be on Sri Lanka tonight as New Zealand tries, for the sixth time, to make a World Cup final.

Cricket: Happy to be underdogs in World Cup semi

Cricket: Happy to be underdogs in World Cup semi

New Zealanders always revel in being the underdog, says big-hitting batsman Ross Taylor, and it works even better for them in big matches.

Cricket: PM turns down World Cup invite

Prime Minister John Key has declined an invitation from Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse to attend the Cricket World Cup semifinal between the two countries.

Cricket: SA to hold review into World Cup failure

South Africa's sports ministry and cricket federation will hold a review into their team's failure following another knockout stage defeat at the World Cup.

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