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Indian Premier League faces its moment of truth

The fifth edition of the IPL is set to begin amid concerns of financial mismanagement, drops in advertising and cricket fatigue among viewers.

India, West Indies in exciting draw

Indian spinners Pragyan Ojha and Ravichandran Ashwin plotted a sensational West Indies collapse before the third and final Test ended in a draw.

Stirling fires Ireland to win with blazing ton

Paul Stirling smashed an explosive century as Ireland posted an emphatic six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in their last World Cup match.

Confident Smith predicts batting blast-off

South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes his World Cup batting woes are about to end.

South Africa look for repeat of Nagpur magic

South Africa are hoping for a repeat of Nagpur magic when they meet India on Saturday as the Proteas attempt to get their campaign back on track.

Steyn, Zaheer aim to spoil the batsmen’s party

SA paceman Dale Steyn and his Indian counterpart, Zaheer Khan, have already left a mark at the World Cup with their intelligent bowling.

Dhoni expresses sympathy for baton-charged fans

India Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday sympathised with the fans who were baton-charged by police as they queued for tickets.

Proteas vow no let-up against Dutch

South Africa will not lower their guard against The Netherlands as they look to build on a good start to their World Cup bid.

SA spoilt for choice ahead of Dutch clash

SA go into their clash against The Netherlands on Thursday with the enviable choice of a three-prong spin attack or mixing it up to boost their pace.

Cricket ODIs face over-40 blues

When an ODI was born in 1971, little did the cricket world know it would mark its 40th anniversary amid doubts it was able to hold fans spellbound.

It’s more than just cricket at World Cup

From a "21 runs to win off one ball" equation in 1992 to a final played in virtual darkness, the World Cup has had its fair share of controversies.

Sammy hails Bravo as series drawn

West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Darren Bravo's impressive performances were chief among a number of plus points from the drawn Test series.

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