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At stake: Momentum & much more for the rivals

It's Festival time here, but the attention isn't so much on the musicians and other artistes, as it is on Sunday's high-voltage match featuring India and Pakistan....   | Read..
 

Sourav: India should play normal cricket

Adelaide: Sourav Ganguly, a much-respected former captain of India, spoke to The Telegraph on Saturday evening....   | Read..
 

Bowlers will have to adapt fast

For India, the World Cup begins now with the 'match of the tournament' against Pakistan. The organisers could not have conjured a more dramatic take off than this eye-grabbing contest that will att......   | Read..
 

Dhoni: Got experience to tackle tense situations

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, in Adelaide on Saturday, said that his players were well equipped to tackle pressure situations in the World Cup as they have the experience of playing in big matches....   | Read..
 

Be positive, Misbah tellsTeammates

Hoping to break Pakistan's World Cup jinx against India, captain Misbah-ul Haq feels that never having beaten their arch-rivals in cricket's showpiece event would not have a bearing on on Sunday....   | Read..
 

Taking one game at a time, says De Villiers

AB de Villiers feels his country needs to win the World Cup before it can erase its ill-repute for choking at the mega event. The key to doing well, he said, is slowing down and taking some time aw......   | Read..
 

‘We’re ready and excited’

Hamilton: South Africa great Allan Donald, infamous for his run out against Australia in the 1999 World Cup semi-final, said on Saturday the Proteas were excited ahead of their 2015 opener....   | Read..
 

New Zealand police nab ‘court-siders’ 

New Zealand police say they evicted several “betting cheats” from Saturday’s World Cup opener between Sri Lanka and the home team, as part of an international crackdown on corrupt......   | Read..
 

Brendon is inspirational: Corey

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised his team after their convincing 98-run win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup opener at a chilly Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday. The Black Caps,......   | Read..
 

EB are firm favourites

On any other day, the focus would have been on East Bengal trying to get their act together for Sunday’s crucial tie against debutants Bharat FC, here, at the Salt Lake Stadium, after an indi......   | Read..
 

Bailey: We couldnt have asked for a better start

Australia simply couldnt have asked for a better start to their World Cup campaign. Riding Aaron Finch 138 and a five-wicket haul from Mitch Marsh, Australia smashed England by 111 runs before an 8......   | Read..
 

Advani: Dhoni never gets carried away

Pankaj Advani, winner of 12 world titles in billiards and snooker, is keeping fingers crossed on India's bowling....   | Read..
 

Umpiring error is admitted by ICC

The opening day of the World Cup was marred by an umpiring error and the International Cricket Council admitted the mistake, in the Australia vs England match, in Melbourne.  ...   | Read..
 

‘Handling pressureis the key’

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan believes that in an India-Pakistan match the side that handles the pressure best will emerge as the winner....   | Read..
 

2003 Pak match Sachin’s favourite

The euphoria around an India-Pakistan match is second to none, and that is perhaps one of the reasons why Sachin Tendulkar considers the match against the arch-rivals in the 2003 World Cup the best......   | Read..
 

Pak win possible:Shoaib

Shoaib Akhtar feels that having never lost to Pakistan in a cricket World Cup, India could lose Sunday’s opening encounter against their arch-rivals due to overconfidence....   | Read..
 

BFC move to 2nd spot

Calcutta: A resolute Bengaluru FC moved to second place on the I-League table after headers from both Singhs — Robin and Thoi — gave hosts a 2-0 win at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, on Saturday.  Do......   | Read..
 

Chandila hits 217

Calcutta: Promod Chandila of Tapan Memorial Club scored a 146-ball 217, to guide his team to a huge 591/9 in 85 overs, against Aryan Club, on the first day of a CAB First Division League match, her......   | Read..
 

Switch hit

If you watch a World Cup match played in New Zealand over the next six weeks, you may find many people in the crowd wearing orange Bullseye T-shirts.   ...   | Read..
 
Sunday’s India-Pakistan match in Adelaide is being billed as the ‘match of the...   | Read..
 
 
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