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Vettori retires from T20s

2011-03-30 08:53

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori is retiring from Twenty20 cricket and is considering his future in one-day internationals.


The Black Caps have a combination of great and very average cricketers, but they are a force in ODI cricket, and may surprise a few fans in 2011.
Cricket World Cup 2011

Mixed reaction to Kiwi exit

2011-03-30 06:35

Kiwi media bemoaned the Black Caps' World Cup 'jinx' after another semi-final exit, but praised them for exceeding expectations.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Sri Lanka need 218 for final

2011-03-29 15:29

New Zealand has set Sri Lanka 218 to win their CWC semi-final, after Muttiah Muralitharan claimed a wicket off his last home ball.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Sri Lanka smash Black Caps

2011-03-29 19:15

Sri Lanka have qualified for the World Cup final with a comprehensive 5-wicket victory over a brave New Zealand outfit.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Murali fit for semi clash

2011-03-29 09:30

Muttiah Muralitharan has been declared fit to play the semi-final against New Zealand in what will be his last match in Sri Lanka.

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Brendon McCullum

Black Caps wicketkeeper and big-hitting opening batsman Brendon McCullum has a fearsome reputation when he wields the willow in the shorter formats.
Cricket World Cup 2011

SLanka may exploit worn pitch

2011-03-29 08:03

Sri Lanka may exploit a pitch used three days earlier and employ three spinners in their semi-final against New Zealand.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Kiwi coach backs aggression

2011-03-28 08:25

New Zealand coach John Wright has praised his team's aggressive approach ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka.

Cricket World Cup 2011

New Zealand hails Oram

2011-03-26 06:29

New Zealand awoke Saturday in stunned disbelief to news the Black Caps had knocked South Africa out of the World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Kiwis braced for Sri Lanka

2011-03-28 23:18

Kiwi captain, Daniel Vettori believes his team will have to produce an even better performance if they want to conquer Sri Lanka.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Faf, Mills and Vettori fined

2011-03-26 12:20

Kyle Mills, Daniel Vettori and Faf du Plessis have been heavily fined for an altercation during Friday's World Cup quarter-final.

Cricket World Cup 2011

New Zealand stun South Africa

2011-03-25 18:21

South Africa's reputation as cricket's perennial chokers returns to haunt them as New Zealand pulls off a dramatic 49-run win.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Vettori stunned by used wicket

2011-03-28 14:51

New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori is shocked that a used wicket is being prepared for their CWC semifinal against Sri Lanka.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Mills limps out of World Cup

2011-03-26 11:52

NZ's Kyle Mills was ruled out of the CWC through injury, just hours after an angry bust-up in the quarter-final win over SA.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Smith dumbfounded by defeat

2011-03-25 20:27

Skipper Graeme Smith admits he is lost for words after his team's 49-run defeat to New Zealand in the CWC quarter-finals.

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Proteas the 'Team of the Decade'

South Africa's cricketers have done themselves proud, writes Fidel Castro, culminating in a prestigious ICC award for being the Associate Member Team of the Decade for services rendered to World Cricket...starting with Basil D'Oliveira's rescuing of a shocking England attack...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are a dominant force in the shorter formats, and they will look to go one better than their 2007 runners-up spot in the 2011 World Cup.


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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not only an outstanding wicketkeeper and an astute captain, but also one of India's many extremely destructive batsmen.


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Mumbai houses India's Hindi and Marathi film and TV industry, known as Bollywood and is a potpourri of many communities and cultures.

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VIDEO: WATCH: Nike releases emotional ad after Tiger's Masters win

Nike released a new commercial following Tiger Woods' 15th Major victory at the Masters tournament in Augusta National Golf Club.

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Cricket World Cup 2011

The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 07:37

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics. Read More


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