Malinga calls time on World Cup

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga said on Sunday that his World Cup career is over. "I hope to be of service to my team as long as I can, but I won't be able to play in the next World...

Afridi, Tendulkar in ICC's World Cup XI

MUMBAI - Pakistan captain Shahid Khan Afridi and India’s Sachin Tendulkar along with Sri Lanka’s star bowler Muttiah Muralitharan have been named in the International Cricket Council's...

Poonam's bare only for team

MUMBAI - She may or may not get to strip for the Men in Blue, but young model Poonam Pandey has sure got a lot of media attention as well as lucrative offers from international magazines that want...

Cricket unites sub-continent

NEW DELHI - The fireworks that exploded after India's scintillating World Cup triumph over Sri Lanka in the final were not the only ones that eventually added sparkle to cricket's showpiece event....

Afridi for result-oriented West Indies tour

KARACHI : Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi said on Sunday that upcoming visit of Pakistan to West Indies would be a result-oriented. “Our team is in good spirit and morale is high,”...

Cricket fever reaches its zenith in SL

COLOMBO, April 1: An unprecedented wave of cricket fever has gripped the entire Sri Lanka in anticipation of the World Cup final with India scheduled to be played on Saturday. Newspapers have brought...

Fever pitch atmosphere for World Cup final

A policeman stands guard inside the Wankhede stadium ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka in Mumbai. MUMBAI: Frenzied fans, ticket touts and paramilitary...

Reliving the World Cup finals

Brief history of the cricket World Cup ahead of Saturday's final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium. 1975, England Fine weather blessed the first global one-day tournament...