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Geoff Marsh advises Oz on handling expectations of hosting WC   Feb 1, 5:05 pm
Sydney, Feb 01 (ANI): Former Australian opener Geoff Marsh, who has been a World Cup winner both as a player and a coach, has been called into Australia's camp to advise the squad on handling the expectations that comes with hosting the tournament and believes that they can handle the pressure.
Sepp Blatter confirms human-rights criteria will be used to assess future WC bids  Feb 1, 4:44 pm
London, Feb 01 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who is bidding for a fifth term of presidency, has confirmed that in assessing bids to host future World Cups, human-rights criteria would be used.
'Recovering' Clarke rejects speculations of rift with teammates   Feb 1, 4:22 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 01 (ANI): Rejecting speculations about a rift with teammates, Australian captain Michael Clarke has claimed that his battles for fitness ahead of the Cricket World Cup has not driven a wedge between him and the squad.
Costa says stamp on Can was not 'on purpose' post earning three-match suspension   Feb 1, 12:27 pm
London, Feb 01 (ANI): Chelsea star forward Diego Costa has claimed that the stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can was not intentional after the Spaniard was slapped with a three-match ban for violent conduct during their Capital One cup semifinal match at Stamford Bridge.
Kiwis rout Pak by seven wickets with 63 balls to spare in first ODI   Jan 31, 2:26 pm
Wellington, Jan 31 (ANI): Pakistan's tour of New Zealand, in preparation of the World Cup, started on a losing note, as the visitors lost the first match of the two-match ODI series by seven wickets at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
Morgan claims 'winning' England growing in 'confidence' ahead of WC   Jan 31, 12:17 pm
London, Jan 31 (ANI): England cricket team captain Eoin Morgan has said that the team is growing in confidence ahead of the World Cup, after they reached the final of the Carlton Mid Tri-series tournament in Australia.
Van Gaal admits 'attractive' Man U needs to score more goals to start entertaining fans  Jan 31, 12:17 pm
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal has admitted that the club needs to turn on the style and become more attractive to start entertaining fans with their goals again.
Pellegrini claims will be good for Costa if striker changes 'aggressive' game  Jan 31, 12:17 pm
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Manchester City football team boss Manuel Pellegrini has insisted that Chelsea striker Diego Costa should change his game after the Spaniard earned a three-match ban for stamping.
Dhoni claims India will come back stronger for WC title defence post disastrous Oz tour  Jan 31, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 31 (ANI): India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has insisted that his team would be ready and come back stronger for the defence of their World Cup title, despite ending a miserable tour of Australia without securing a single win.
Determined Johnson hopes to return to his menacing best ahead of Tri-series final  Jan 31, 11:42 am
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has said that that he is eager to play against England in the Tri-series final in Perth, adding that he would want to perform well and venture confidently into the World Cup.
ICC match officials to explain in detail 'line of decency' expected of players at WC  Jan 31, 10:33 am
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): As the World Cup looms up; the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has revealed that it would make the 'line of decency', that separates appropriate sledging from unacceptable behaviour, explicitly clear to the players.
Costa to challenge charges of violent conduct over alleged stamp on Can   Jan 30, 2:58 pm
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Chelsea star forward Diego Costa is reportedly planning to challenge the violent charge against him over an alleged stamp on Liverpool midfielder Emre Can during their Capital One cup semifinal match at Stamford Bridge.
Saqlain warns India to be wary of Pak's killer instinct ahead of WC clash   Jan 30, 2:01 pm
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Legendary spinner Saqlain Mushtaq believes that Indian team should be wary of Pakistan team's killer instinct ahead of their crucial World Cup tie on February 15 in Adelaide.
ICC reveals umpire, match referee appointments for WC  Jan 30, 2:01 pm
Dubai, Jan 30 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has on Friday declared the umpire and match referee appointments for the pool stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which gets underway from 14 February in Australia and New Zealand.
Inzamam backs Pak to play 'fearless' cricket at WC  Jan 30, 1:14 pm
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has backed Misbah-ul-Haq's side to play a fearless cricket, saying the team has the potential to spring surprises despite limitations in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Akram backs Starc to excel at WC  Jan 30, 1:14 pm
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Pakistan legendary bowler Wasim Akram has backed Australian bowler Mitchell Starc, describing him a player who has the ability to make a difference at the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Afridi eyes T20 career post ODI retirement  Jan 30, 11:35 am
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Pakistan swashbuckling all-rounder Shahid Afridi is looking forward to have a career in the shorter version of the sport after he calls curtains on his one-day international career at the end of the upcoming World Cup.
ICC reinstates 'Super Over' in finals to determine WC champion in case of tie  Jan 30, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, Jan 30 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that a Super Over will be reinstated to determine the winner of the upcoming World Cup in the event of a tie result.
Miller replaces Narine in Windies WC squad  Jan 30, 10:24 am
Johannesburg, Jan 30 (ANI): Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller has been roped into the West Indies squad for the upcoming World Cup in place of Sunil Narine, who backed out of the squad.
Sohail's 'spooky encounter' earns him mention on ESPN's Olbermann show  Jan 29, 3:10 pm
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): Rookie Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail's 'ghost encounter' in his Christchurch hotel room has earned him the tag of 'World's Worst Person in Sports' by ESPN's Olbermann program, that is hosted by Keith Olbermann.
Courtney Walsh claims bowlers have to 'out think' big-hitting batsmen to avoid thrashing   Jan 29, 3:10 pm
Karachi, Jan 29 (ANI): Former West Indies Test team captain Courtney Walsh claims that bowlers have to be one step ahead of batsman like AB de Villiers, Aaron Finch, Chris Gayle, David Warner and Brendon McCullum and out think them to avoid getting thrashed.
Dravid, Smith brand 'exciting' Kiwi squad 'serious contenders' for WC  Jan 29, 12:50 pm
Wellington, Jan 29 (ANI): Indian Test great Rahul Dravid has branded New Zealand as serious contenders for the Cricket World Cup 2015, due to their pace attack.
Watson claims not sensed any 'division' between 'vital' Clarke and teammates  Jan 29, 12:50 pm
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): As the World Cup nears and Michael Clarke struggles to regain fitness to meet his deadline, all-rounder Shane Watson has claimed that he has not sensed any division within the team, as speculations emerged of a growing rift between the skipper and teammates.
Afghanistan, Ireland will join 10 full members in rank-based qualification for 2019 WC  Jan 29, 12:49 pm
Dubai, Jan 29 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Wednesday approved that Afghanistan and Ireland would join the 10 Full Members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Tottenham beat Sheffield 3-2 on aggregate to set up League Cup final against Chelsea  Jan 29, 10:53 am
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen's late goal helped Tottenham Hotspur avoid a defeat against League One side Sheffield United and set up a League Cup final with Chelsea on Wednesday.
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