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Starc grabs top spot in ICC ODI Bowlers rankings for first time in career with stellar performance in WC  Mar 31, 4:02 pm
Karachi, Mar 31 (ANI): Australia's pace express Mitchell Starc has claimed the top spot in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the 2015 World Cup that also fetched him the player of the tournament award.
ICC chief calls for new ODI format to reverse pro-batsman tilt in game   Mar 27, 10:45 am
Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has said that the current one-day format has to be reformed in order to restore the balance in the game, which is significantly tilted towards batsmen.
Coach Domingo justifies Philander's selection in WC semifinal despite defeat to Kiwis   Mar 26, 12:18 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): South Africa coach Russell Domingo has defended the selection of pace bowler Vernon Philander instead of fully-fit Kyle Abbott despite their World Cup semifinal defeat to New Zealand on Tuesday.
Sindh HC rejects petition seeking life ban on Pak's returning tainted bowler Mohammad Amir   Mar 25, 12:27 pm
Karachi, Mar 25 (ANI): A legal petition seeking a life ban on fast bowler Mohammad Amir, just weeks after the former Pakistani bowler returned to domestic cricket following a match-fixing suspension, has been dismissed by the Sindh High Court (SHC).
Rohit says India `not worried` if Oz prepares `pacer-friendly` SCG pitch for high-octane WC semis   Mar 25, 10:47 am
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma has claimed that his team is not worried by what sort of pitch they will be playing on during their crunch World Cup semifinal tie against Australia on Thursday in Sydney. Earlier in the week, Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewoood opined that they were hoping to see some grass on the Sydney pitch so that their pace bowlers could take advantage of.
Adam Milne ruled out of WC with heel injury   Mar 23, 12:38 pm
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne was ruled out of the rest of the cricket World Cup due to a heel injury.
Laxman says 'struggling' Oz's batting 'encouraging' for Indian bowlers   Mar 22, 2:16 pm
Sydney, Mar 22 (ANI): Former India batsman VVS Laxman believes that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's in-form bowling unit could take a lot of encouragement out of the struggling Australian batting when both sides meet in the World Cup semifinal tie in Sydney on Thursday.
Hazlewood believes Oz hold slight edge over India ahead of WC semis  Mar 22, 1:16 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 22 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood believes that his team's recent tri-series win against India will give them a psychological advantage over the defending champions when they take on each other in the second World Cup semifinal in Sydney on Thursday.
ICC charges Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson for confrontation during Pak-Oz WC quarter tie  Mar 21, 11:38 am
Wellington, Mar 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has charged Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz and Australian all-rounder Shane Watson for their conduct in their World Cup quarterfinal tie at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.
Starc 'proud' of himself for 'moving on' from horror Brisbane Test to shine in WC   Mar 20, 11:58 am
Sydney, Mar 20 (ANI): Australia's fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who is dominating this World Cup with his wicket taking spree, has said that he is proud of himself for moving on from his horror outing in their Brisbane Test against India in December, which earned him a 'soft' label from spin legend Shane Warne at the start of the summer.
Saeed Ajmal may replace injured Irfan if Pak advance to WC semis  Mar 18, 12:30 pm
Karachi, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that ace spinner Saeed Ajmal could substitute injured towering pace bowler Mohammad Irfan, if Misbah-ul-Haq's men progress into the World Cup semifinal.
Injured Irfan ruled out of 2015 WC after failing fitness test   Mar 17, 2:20 pm
Karachi, Mar 17 (ANI): Pakistan's towering fast bowler Mohammad Irfan on Tuesday was ruled out of the World Cup following his failure to recover from a stress fracture in the pelvis.
'Unfit' Irfan likely to miss WC quarters against Oz  Mar 17, 10:15 am
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan is likely to miss the upcoming World Cup quarterfinal clash against Australia on Friday due to a hip injury.
Crowe claims Indian fast bowlers' ability to take enough wickets in semis will decide their fate in WC  Mar 16, 11:49 am
Wellington, Mar 16 (ANI): New Zealand Test cricket legend Martin Crowe has claimed that Indian fast bowlers' ability to take enough wickets in the semifinal would be the one single factor to decide the defending champion's fate in the World Cup.
Starc backs 'young' Cummins to get better with age  Mar 15, 3:37 pm
Sydney, Mar 15 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has backed rising speedster Pat Cummins, saying that the latter is only going to get better with age and will be in his prime form during the World Cup quarterfinal in Adelaide.
McGrath claims bowlers have to claim responsibility for conceding huge scores in WC  Mar 13, 1:57 pm
Sydney, Mar 13 (ANI): Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath has claimed that he would like the bowlers to stand up and claim a bit more responsibility for their conceding huge scores in the World Cup, instead of blaming it on the changes in modern cricket.
Warner claims Kiwis' opening bowling attack, McCullum at top order makes them team to beat in WC   Mar 13, 1:47 pm
Sydney, Mar 13 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has claimed that the team to beat at the moment in the World Cup would be New Zealand, given their swinging new ball bowlers and their skipper Brendon McCullum going at the top of the order.
Jason Gillespie 'flattered' to be linked with England head coach job  Mar 11, 3:09 pm
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie has claimed that he is 'flattered' that people are linking his name to the role of head coach for England, who suffered an early exit from the World Cup following their disastrous loss to Bangladesh that has mounted the pressure on incumbent Peter Moores.
Dhoni says `chastised` Indian bowlers finally `reaping fruits` of line and length in WC  Mar 10, 5:12 pm
Wellington, Mar 10 (ANI): As India recorded its fifth straight win in the ongoing World Cup to finish on top of Pool 'B' with one game left in hand, skipper Mahindra Singh Dhoni has revealed how their bowlers have finally found the 'good line and length' in their bowling that has kept the team on a winning run in the tournament so far.
Morgan wants misfiring bowlers to be more aggressive ahead of crunch Bangladesh WC tie  Mar 8, 3:06 pm
London, Mar 08 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan has admitted that his bowlers have failed to create pressure on the opposition so far in the World Cup, demanding a more aggressive approach from their side ahead of crunch game against Bangladesh in their Pool A tie on Monday.
Pollock envisages Proteas beating Oz in CWC final   Mar 7, 12:38 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 07 (ANI): Former South African bowler Shaun Pollock has expressed his desire to see his country's squad beating Australia in the final to bag their maiden World Cup trophy in order to write a perfect script for the nation's cricket.
Waqar Younis claims changes in 'modern' cricket 'little unfair' to bowlers  Mar 5, 11:05 am
Wellington, Mar 05 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team head coach Waqar Younis has said that changes in the ODI games is a little unfair to bowlers, tipping the balance of the game too far in favour of the batsmen due to flat wickets, fielding restrictions and bigger bats.
Stuart Broad rejects England 'playing with fear' claims despite poor start to CWC campaign  Mar 4, 9:56 am
London, Mar 04 (ANI): Despite England's poor start to their World Cup campaign, fast bowler Stuart Broad has rejected claims that the squad is 'playing with fear'.
Determined Riaz keen to become all-rounder for Pak   Mar 3, 5:35 pm
Karachi, Mar 03 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz, who scored a crucial half-century in his team's 20-run win over Zimbabwe, has expressed his willingness to become an all-rounder.
CWC: Root calls on England's senior bowlers to put pressure on opposition to win post Lanka thumping  Mar 3, 10:55 am
London, Mar 03 (ANI): England batsman Joe Root has called on the squad's bowlers to put pressure on other teams' batsmen after they failed to defend a respectable total of 309 against Sri Lanka in Wellington.