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Indian team leaves for World Cup
Feb 28, 2007The Indian cricket team left here early Thursday morning to take part in the World Cup beginning March 11 in the West Indies.
ICC to target test players for drugs at World Cup
Feb 28, 2007Cricket's world governing body says that players at the upcoming World Cup will be target tested for drugs.
We have the team to win World Cup: Chappell
Feb 28, 2007Chappell promised a fighting performance from his team which had the "flexibility and experience" to clinch the coveted trophy.
Australian fears Sri Lanka, South Africa, Pakistan and New Zealand
Feb 28, 2007Batsman Mike Hussey believes four teams will be the main threats to Australia when they defend their World Cup title in the West Indies.
Vaughan hails Freddie leadership
Feb 27, 2007England captain Michael Vaughan has backed Andrew Flintoff's captaincy skills ahead of the World Cup.
Rahul Dravid promises aggressive cricket in World Cup
Feb 27, 2007Indian Skipper Rahul Dravid said Tuesday the Indian cricket team will play aggressive cricket with the aim of winning the Cricket World Cup.
Injured all-rounder Abdul Razzaq ruled out of World Cup
Feb 27, 2007Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is out of the World Cup after injuring his knee during training on Monday.
Lighter jerseys for South Africa in World Cup
Feb 27, 2007South African cricket team will have specially designed new lightweight jerseys that will help the players to keep their body dry during the forthcoming World Cup in the West Indies.
Ganguly happy with World Cup squad
Feb 27, 2007Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the 15-member World Cup squad leaving for the Caribbeans is the strongest available and would do India proud.
Scotland ready to be brave
Feb 27, 2007Scotland can advance to the Super 8 second round of the World Cup, manager Euan McIntyre said on the team's arrival in Barbados today.
Kapil rates India behind Aussies to win the World Cup
Feb 26, 2007Legendary former captain Kapil Dev on Monday said India sometimes lacked the passion and could be seeded only behind favourites Australia to win the World Cup in the West Indies.
Australia team to beat at World Cup : Imran Khan
Feb 26, 2007Pakistan cricket great Imran Khan picks Australia to win the World Cup.
Sri Lanka set for World Cup
Feb 26, 2007Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says that his team want to play aggressive cricket, like they did in 1996, to secure their second World Cup success.
Irfan Pathan cleared for World Cup
Feb 26, 2007India seamer Irfan Pathan was cleared to play in the World Cup after proving his match fitness on Sunday.
Zimbabwe cricket team leaves for World Cup
Feb 26, 2007The Zimbabwe national cricket team is expected to leave the country on Wednesday for Jamaica to take part in the 2007 Cricket World Cup being hosted by the West Indies.
Kenya has turned the corner, says Harper
Feb 26, 2007Kenyan coach Roger Harper believes the African nation has come out of one of the worst phases in its cricketing history and is confident that the team can replicate its 2003 performance at the coming World Cup in the Caribbean.
Team India 2007 best available: Pranab Roy
Feb 25, 2007While the World Cup cricket fever grips India, debate continues on which national squad since the 1983 had the best chance to win the Cup.
Bangladesh to get bonuses for World Cup wins
Feb 25, 2007The Bangladesh cricket team are to receive bonuses for winning matches at the World Cup in the West Indies, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Sunday.
Simmons appointed as Ireland cricket coach
Feb 25, 2007The Irish Cricket Union today confirmed the appointment of Phil Simmons as its new national coach. He will replace Adrian Birrell, who steps down as coach after the World Cup.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series in India 2007
New Zealand Women beat India Women by 3 wickets
Feb 26, 2007New Zealand scored a three-wicket win over India while world champions Australia defeated England, their first win in the round robin league, in the quadrangular women's international limited overs cricket tournament here today.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : New Zealand Women 202 for 7 (47.1 overs) beat India Women 201 allout (49.2 overs) by 3 wickets
Australia Women beat England Women by 6 wickets
Feb 26, 2007England's women succumbed to their third successive defeat in the four-nation event in India, sliding to a six-wicket reverse against Australia.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : Australia Women 215 for 7 (49 overs) beat England Women 213 for 8 (50 overs) by 6 wickets
India Women beat Australia Women by 3 wickets
Feb 24, 2007India won their second successive match defeating Australia in the quadrangular women's international one-day limited overs cricket tournament .
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : India Women 215 for 7 (49 overs) beat Australia Women 213 for 8 (50 overs) by 3 wickets
New Zealand Women beat England Women by 19 runs
Feb 24, 2007England suffered another setback at the women's four-nation event in India when they lost to New Zealand by 19 runs.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : New Zealand Women 291 for 6 (50 overs) beat England Women 272 allout (48.2 overs) by 19 runs
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Netherlands cricket team to feel Jamaican vibes
Feb 23, 2007The Netherlands team, which is scheduled to arrive in Jamaica on March 2 for warm-up matches for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, will get a taste and feel of Jamaican vibes on February 28, when the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will host a farewell party for them at the House of the Sports in Nieuwegein near Utrecht in the Netherlands.
Brett Lee ruled out of ICC World Cup
Feb 23, 2007Australian paceman Brett Lee has been ruled out of 2007 World Cup in the West Indies. On Friday, Andrew Hilditch, Chairman of Australia's National Selection Panel, informed that Lee's ankle injury is more serious than first expected and that the team's medical staff has advised that he will be unavailable for the World Cup.
India's new jersey only after World Cup
Feb 22, 2007Indias cricketers were on Tuesday ordered to discard their new World Cup uniforms, 24 hours after they paraded the specially designed kit with much fanfare.
Bangladesh looking forward to the challenge
Feb 22, 2007Bangladesh, exuding confidence on their arrival on Tuesday, were already looking ahead to the challenge awaiting them in next month's ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 in the Caribbean.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series in India 2007
India Women beat England Women by 18 runs
Feb 22, 2007England made a disappointing start to the Women's Quadrangular Series when they lost by 18 runs to hosts India.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : India Women 231 for 6 (50.0 overs) beat England Women 213 all out (48.0 overs) by 18 runs
New Zealand Women beat Australia Women by 6 wickets
Feb 22, 2007The New Zealand women's cricket team has scored a 6 wicket victory over Australia in their opening match at the quadrangular tournament in Chennai, India.
ICC Women's Quadrangular Series : New Zealand Women 261 for 4 (45.0 overs) beat Australia Women 260 for 9 (50.0 overs) by 6 wickets
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Bermuda first team to arrive in Antigua
Feb 21, 2007Bermuda became the first team to land for Cricket World Cup 2007 when they arrived Antigua late Monday night to finalise their preparation ahead of the start of the historic tournament in the Caribbean next month.
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy 2007
New Zealand beat Australia to complete series sweep
Feb 20, 2007New Zealand have completed a 3-0 clean sweep of their one-day series with Australia after a thrilling one-wicket win in Hamilton.
One-day international, Hamilton: New Zealand 350-9 beat Australia 346-5 by one wicket
New Zealand Win Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
Feb 18, 2007New Zealand have wrapped up their first ever Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after launching a remarkable run chase to reel in Australia's target of 335 in game two at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday.
One-day international, Auckland: New Zealand 337 for 5 (48.4 overs) beat Australia 336 for 4 (50overs) by 5 wickets
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy 2007 1st ODI : New Zealand beat Australia by 10 wickets
Feb 16, 2007New Zealand handed Australia their first ever 10-wicket defeat in one-day internationals with a crushing victory in the opening Chappell-Hadlee series match in Wellington on Friday.
One-day international, Wellington: New Zealand 149-0 beat Australia 148 by 10 wickets
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Samuels included in West Indies World Cup squad
Feb 16, 2007Allrounder Marlon Samuels, who is under investigation by the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption unit, has been included in the West Indies squad for the World Cup starting in the Caribbean next month. West Indies World Cup Team : Brian Lara (Captain), Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Ian Bradshaw, Corey Collymore, Jerome Taylor, Denesh Ramdin, Devon Smith, Lendl Simmons, Daren Powell, Kieron Pollard.
South Africa names World Cup team
Feb 16, 2007There were no surprises on Thursday when South Africa announced their 15-man squad for next month's Cricket World Cup in the West Indies. South Africa World Cup team : Graeme Smith (Captain), Jacques Kallis, Loots Bosman, Mark Boucher (wicketkeeper), AB de Villiers, Herschelle Gibbs, Andrew Hall, Justin Kemp, Charl Langeveldt, Andre Nel, Makhaya Ntini, Robin Peterson, Shaun Pollock, Ashwell Prince, Roger Telemachus.
Masakadza left out of Zimbabwe World Cup squad
Feb 15, 2007Zimbabwe omitted experienced batsman Hamilton Masakadza from their World Cup squad on Wednesday. Eighteen-year-old Friday Kasteni, who made his debut in the recent home series against Bangladesh after Masakadza was dropped for the last match, won a place instead. Zimbabwe World Cup Squad : Prosper Utseya (Captain), Gary Brent, Justice Chibhabha, Elton Chigumbura, Keith Dabengwa, Terry Duffin, Anthony Ireland, Friday Kasteni, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Christopher Mpofu, Tawanda Mupariwa, Edward Rainsford, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams.
England announces World Cup squad
Feb 14, 2007High after their tri-series win in Australia, England named their squad for the world cup. Michael Vaughan will captain the English side even though he has played just three of his team's last 35 one-day internationals. England World Cup Squad :Michael Vaughan (Captain), James Anderson, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Paul Collingwood, Jamie Dalrymple, Andrew Flintoff, Ed Joyce, Jon Lewis, Sajid Mahmood, Paul Nixon, Monty Panesar, Kevin Pietersen, Liam Plunkett, Andrew Strauss.
Canada name squad for World Cup
Feb 14, 2007New Zealand-based batsmen Ian Billcliff and Geoff Barnett are two of the notable inclusions in Canada's 15-man squad for the World Cup announced on Wednesday. Canada World Cup Squad : John Davison (Captain), Ashish Bagai, Ian Billcliff, Geoff Barnett, Kevin Sandher, Umar Bhatti, Desmond Chumney, George Codrington, Austin Codrington, Andy Cummins, Sunil Dhaniram, Asif Mulla, Henry Osinde, Abdool Samad, Qaiser Ali.
Pakistan names three injured fast bowlers in World Cup squad
Feb 13, 2007Pakistan cricket selectors Tuesday named injured fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul and Mohammad Asif in the 15-member squad for the World Cup. Pakistan World Cup Squad : Inzamam-ul-Haq (Captain), Imran Nazir, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Asif, Rana Naved, Rao Iftikhar, Danish Kaneria.
Scotland name World Cup squad
Feb 13, 2007Scotland's cricket selectors have named an unchanged side for next month's cricket World Cup in the Caribbean following a successful build-up in Kenya over the last few weeks. Scotland World Cup Squad : Craig Wright (Captain), Ryan Watson (Vice-Captain) John Blain, Dougie Brown, Gavin Hamilton, Majid Haq, Paul Hoffmann, Douglas Lockhart Ross Lyons, Neil Mccallum, Dewald Nel, Navdeep Poonia, Glenn Rogers, Colin Smith, Fraser Watts.
Kenya names 2007 World Cup squad
Feb 13, 2007Kenya named the 15-man squad for the cricket World Cup in the West Indies retaining the same side that won the world cricket division one title they hosted earlier this month. Kenya World Cup Squad :Steve Tikolo (Captain), Thomas Odoyo (Vice-Captain), Ravindu Shah, Tanmay Mishra, Collins Obuya, Peter Ongondo, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Morris Ouma, Malhar Patel, Hiren Varaiya, David Obuya, Rajesh Bhudia, Jimmy Kamande, Tony Suji, Lameck Onyango.
Bangladesh names final squad for World Cup
Feb 13, 2007Bangladesh named a 15-member squad on Tuesday for the upcoming cricket World Cup to be held in the West Indies. Bangladesh World Cup squad: Habibul Bashar, Shahriar Nafees, Tamim Iqbal, Aftab Ahmed, Sakib-al-Hasan, Mohammas Ashraful, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Rafique, Abdur Razzak, Mashrafee-bin-Murtaza, Tapash Baishya, Shahadat Hossain, Syed Russel, Rajin Saleh and Javed Omar.
Australian squad announced for Cricket World Cup
Feb 13, 2007Victorian all-rounder Cameron White has been axed from the Australian one-day cricket squad to contest next month's World Cup. Australia World Cup squad: Ricky Ponting (Captain), Adam Gilchrist (Wicket Keeper), Nathan Bracken, Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin (Wicket Keeper), Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Glenn McGrath, Andrew Symonds, Shaun Tait, Shane Watson.
New Zealand team named for World Cup
Feb 13, 2007Fast bowler Daryl Tuffey has been named in New Zealand's 15-man squad for the cricket World Cup, winning his recall after a two-year absence. New Zealand World Cup Squad :Stephen Fleming (Captain), Daniel Vettori (vc), Daryl Tuffey, Shane Bond, James Franklin, Peter Fulton, Mark Gillespie, Brendon McCullum, Craig McMillan, Michael Mason, Jacob Oram, Jeetan Patel, Scott Styris, Ross Taylor, Lou Vincent.
India announce World Cup Squad
Feb 12, 2007India have named their final 15-man squad for the World Cup, which gets underway in West Indies next month. India World Cup Squad : R Dravid (Captain), S Tendulkar, S Ganguly, R Uthappa, V Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (Wicket Keeper), D Kartik, Z Khan, A Kumble, H Singh, A Agarkar, I Pathan, Munaf Patel, S Sreesanth.
Sri Lanka name cricket team for World Cup
Feb 12, 2007Sri Lankan leg-spinner Upul Chandana and left-arm pacer Nuwan Zoysa, who are currently touring India, have been omitted from the 15-member World Cup squad announced. Sri Lanka World Cup Squad: Mahela Jayawardene (Captain), Kumar Sangakkara (Wicket Keeper), Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga, Marvan Atapattu, Russel Arnold, Tillekeratne Dilshan, Chamara Silva, Malinga Bandara, Farveez Maharoof, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando and Nuwan Kulasekera
Commonwealth Bank Cricket Series 2006-07
ENG vs AUS 2nd Final CB Series 2007 : England win CB Series
Feb 12, 2007England defeated Australia by 34 runs in a rain-interrupted match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday to win the tri-series one-day international tournament and end their disappointing tour on an unexpected high.
Commonwealth Bank Series 2nd Final, Sydney : England 246-8 (50 overs) beat Australia 152-8 (33 overs) by 34 runs (D/L)
ENG vs AUS 1st Final CB Series 2007 : England beat Australia by 4 wickets
Feb 10, 2007Paul Collingwood hit a superb century to guide England to a nailbiting four-wicket victory over Australia in the opening tri-series final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.
Commonwealth Bank Series 1st Final, Melbourne : England 253 for 6 (49.3 overs) beat Australia 252 all out (48.3 overs) by 4 wickets
ENG vs NZ 4th Match CB Series 2007 : England beat New Zealand to reach CB Series final
Feb 7, 2007England extended its trying summer in Australia on Tuesday when it beat New Zealand by 14 runs to qualify for the finals of the limited overs tri series.
Commonwealth Bank Series, Brisbane: England 270 for 7 (50.0 overs) beat New Zealand 256-8 (50 overs) by 14 runs
AUS vs NZ 4th Match CB Series 2007 : Australia beat New Zealand by 5 wickets
Feb 05, 2007Brad Hodge smashed an unbeaten 99 off 86 balls and captain Ricky Ponting marked his return with a century to lead Australia to a five-wicket win over New Zealand in a tri-series limited-overs match Sunday.
Commonwealth Bank Series, Melbourne : Australia 291-5 beat New Zealand 290-7 by 5 wkts
AUS vs ENG 4th Match CB Series 2007 : England beat Australia by 92 runs
Feb 2, 2007England ended a run of nine straight losses to Australia by beating the world champions by 92 runs in a tri-series one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
Commonwealth Bank Series, Sydney : England 292-7 (50 overs) beat Australia 200-9 (38.5 overs) by 92 runs
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- October 16-30 2006 - ICC Championship Trophy 2006 First Round
- October 1-15 2006 - ICC Championship Trophy 2006, Preliminary Stages and First Round
- September 2006 - NKP Salve Challenger Trophy 2006, DLF Tri Series in Malaysia 2006, ICC Champions Trophy, India Under-19s tour of Pakistan
- August 2006 - Tri Series in Malaysia 2006, Tri Series in Sri Lanka 2006, Indian Women's tour in England
- July 2006 - India in West Indies 2006, Top End Series in Australia, India Under-19 tour in England, Tri Series in Sri Lanka
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- March 2006 - India vs England Test Matches (1-1), One Day Internationals
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- January 2006 - India in Pakistan
- December 2005 - Pakistan, India and Ganguly
- Oct, Nov 2005 - India vs Sri Lanka
- September 2005 - India Zimbabwe Tests, Ganguly Chappell Row.
- August 2005 - India's Zimbabwe tour, Videocon Trophy
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- April 2005 - India Pakistan series; Women's World Cup
- March 2005 - The much awaited Pakistan series starts..
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