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World Cup 2015: Coezter's ton in vain as Bangladesh beat Scotland

Bangladesh’s Rubel Hossain, second right, celebrates after dismissing Afghanistan’s Afsar Zazai. (Photo: AP)

Bangladesh made their highest World Cup total to defeat Scotland by six wickets on Thursday to edge closer to a quarter-final place.

Virat Kohli gets BCCI warning

Virat Kohli gets BCCI warning (Photo: BCCI)

Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli was on Thursday reprimanded by the BCCI for his abusive behaviour towards a journalist and asked him to “maintain the dignity of the team” and avoid such incidents in t

World Cup 2015: Record-breaking win for Australia


Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history on Wednesday as they thrashed Afghanistan by a record 275 runs, a result which was also the greatest winning margin in tournament histor

Bigger roles for Ganguly, Dravid?


Sourav Ganguly’s relationship with Jagmohan Dalmiya is expected to give him a bigger hand in determining the direction Team India can take after the Cup.

World Cup 2015: Pakistan crush UAE

 Haris Sohail struck a fluent 70 and added 160 runs for the second wicket with Ahmed Shehzad on Wednesday.— AP

Pakistan continued their revival in the World Cup with a professional batting and bowling performance in a 129-run win against United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday.

All is not lost for us: William Porterfield

William Porterfield

Ireland captain William Porterfield vowed to bounce back at the World Cup after his team crashed to a morale-sapping 201-run defeat by mighty South Africa at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.

BCCI to Kohli: Maintain team’s dignity

Virat Kohli interacts with fans in Perth on Thursday. 	— AFP

India’s batting mainstay Virat Kohli has been censured for his ugly outburst against a travelling Indian journalist in Perth and has been advised to maintain dignity, the country’s cricket board said

World Cup 2015: Gayle force keeps India on toes

The West Indies players at a training session in Perth on Thursday, the eve of their Pool B match against India in Perth. 	— AFP

Defending champions India will look to continue their recent success against Chris Gayle when they clash with the West Indies in the World Cup at the Waca ground in Perth on Friday.

Australia’s Smith an exemplar

Steve Smith

One interesting episode from the match in which Australia thumped Afghanistan was quite revealing.

Politics is the art of the possible in which there can be strange bedfellows in pursuit of po-wer.

With the Israeli elections appr-oaching and Prime Mini-ster Benjamin Netany-ahu’s anti-Obama address to the joint US Congress on Iran, there is an air of unreality to the whole exercise.