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This week's highlights (Dec 29 - Jan 04, 2015)

International Cricket | January 02, 2015


The ICC Cricket World Cup has over the years become ICC’s pinnacle tournament, an event which is eagerly-awaited by the fans and players alike. I was very lucky that my international career kicked off as a 17-year-old against the West Indies in Birmingham during the inaugural event in England.

Source: ICC 

International Cricket | January 01, 2015

Cricket yearender - a look at the year that was

STORY OF THE YEAR: The tragedy which shrouds cricket's biggest and saddest story of 2014 will ensure Phillip Hughes' death – which occurred as the result of being struck in the back of the neck by a regulation bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match – resonates for as long as cricket is played.

Source: The Age 

International Cricket | January 01, 2015

2014 – One of the best years for woman cricket

ISLAMABAD - 2014 was arguably one of the best years for Pakistan woman cricket team as the girls in green proved their mettle at the top level winning lone gold for the country in Asian Games and also performed exceptionally well against the mighty Australians at their backyard.

Source: The Nation

International Cricket | December 31, 2014 

14 most memorable moments of 2014

Sam Ferris has lived and breathed cricket as a journalist for cricket.com.au in 2014, and here are his most memorable 14 moments from a year that was laced with tragedy, triumph and the unexpected.

Source: Cricket Australia

International Cricket | December 29, 2014 

Black Caps clinch impressive Boxing Day test win over Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval

New Zealand have secured an unprecedented fifth test in the year, wrapping up the Boxing Day test against Sri Lanka by eight wickets.

Five times previously New Zealand have won four tests in a calendar year, but Brendon McCullum's side topped that this year with a win over India, two over the West Indies and wins over Pakistan and now Sri Lanka in Christchurch today.

Source: Stuff.co.nz