Martin Guptill scored the second double hundred of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. None were scored in any of the previous ten editions of the Cricket World Cup. But this one has been thoroughly dominated by the batsmen. Flat tracks, small boundaries, big bats, four fielders outside the ring. It’s hard work being a
Defending champions India will meet co-hosts Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Thursday. With both teams in top form, it is sure to be a mouth-watering contest. It will also be the 11th instance of them meeting in World Cups. Let’s take a quick peek at some of
The group stages are done and dusted and we have just four teams to watch now, and are a few matches away from finding out who will be crowned world champions. As anticipated, there have been some stellar performers with the bat and the ball in this year’s World Cup. Not to forget the efforts
Australia beat Scotland in the last group match of Pool A of the ICC cricket World Cup 2015. Player of the Match Mitchell Starc took 4/14 as the Aussies bowled out Scotland for 130 before chasing down the target with more than 34 overs to spare. Mitchell Starc is also now the leading wicket-taker in
Bernard Shaw said it was a game played by 11 fools with 11,000 fools watching, while Kipling was of the opinion that it was nothing but “flannelled fools at the wicket” (though he himself played for the Allahakbarries). Whatever it is that the hot shots of literature thought of cricket, we know they were wrong.
While Steyn, Amla and de Villiers will surely be the key players, in case of an untimely incident, the Proteas have good reserves as well.