FEBRUARY 21, 2011

Tendulkar undergoes MRI scan on knee

Siddhartha Talya: Sachin Tendulkar has reportedly undergone an MRI scan on his knee at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, and has been cleared of any injury
FEBRUARY 20, 2011

Knockout-round tickets up for grabs

Sharda Ugra: Tickets for the semi-finals and the final of the World Cup are going to go online for sale on Monday, 1pm IST (0730 GMT) on the tournament's official ticketing website www.kyazoonga.com
FEBRUARY 18, 2011

Leaving out Vaas and Jayasuriya was emotional, says de Silva

Dustin Silgardo: Aravinda de Silva, now Sri Lanka's chief selector, has admitted it was a tough and emotional decision to leave out his former team-mates Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas from the squad for the World Cup
FEBRUARY 17, 2011

Sri Lanka camp hit by family deaths

Abhishek Purohit: Sri Lanka’s preparations have been affected by the deaths on Thursday of Chamara Silva’s sister Nelum and team manager Anura Tennakoon's father, PB Tennakoon
FEBRUARY 17, 2011

Shoaib fined for being late, also undergoes dope test

Nitin Sundar: Pakistan seamers Shoaib Akhtar and Wahab Riaz have been fined 3000 Bangladeshi taka (US$ 42) each for returning to the team hotel late after a private dinner on Wednesday night
APRIL 27, 2007

Communication gap or getting under Ponting's skin?

ESPNcricinfo staff: Fuel was added to the pre-match tension between the World Cup finalists sides when Australian captain Ricky Ponting was kept waiting for more than an hour by his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahela Jayawardene for a promotional photoshoot on the beach
APRIL 27, 2007

Enemy of your (auld) enemy is your friend

Nishi Narayanan: In the Super Eights, in one of the most closely-contested matches of the tournament, Sri Lanka had defeated England by two runs, putting paid to their hopes of making it to the semis
APRIL 26, 2007

Jayasuriya's family head for the final

Jamie Alter: Sanath Jayasuriya’s family is set to join him in Bridgetown for Saturday's final with Australia
APRIL 26, 2007

And now... news from the land like no other

Nishi Narayanan: Sri Lanka's tourism authorities are using the World Cup to attract visitors to the country
APRIL 26, 2007

The unlikely amazement of Howard

Nishi Narayanan: Australian Prime Minister John Howard will be an amazed man if Australia don't win the World Cup
APRIL 25, 2007

Ireland turn down open-top bus ride

Kanishkaa Balachandran: The Ireland players, on returning home from the World Cup, showed their humility by turning down a chance for an open-top bus ride through the city as a heroes welcome
APRIL 24, 2007

Ceasefire for semi-final

Nishi Narayanan: Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers have said there might be a ceasefire from their side during the duration of the team's semi-final against New Zealand in Jamaica
APRIL 24, 2007

You must be my lucky star

Kanishkaa Balachandran: If one ever needed confirmation that the World Cup is a massive deal in the subcontinent, here is one such example
APRIL 23, 2007

Delays... but only for players, not luggage

ESPNcricinfo staff: Oh dear
APRIL 22, 2007

Legends add to cash-strapped World Cup fans' woes

Jamie Alter:
APRIL 19, 2007

Ireland get ready to party at Parliament

ESPNcricinfo staff: Ireland have been rewarded for their World Cup exploits by an invitation to a reception at Parliament Buildings upon their return home
APRIL 19, 2007

Koertzen to equal world record

Nishi Narayanan: South African umpire Rudi Koertzen will equal the world-record set by David Shepherd of officiating 172 ODIs when he stands in at the West Indies-Bangladesh Super Eights match in Barbados on April 19.
APRIL 16, 2007

Test of allegiance won’t worry Moody

Peter English: Tom Moody is sure he won't have any problems watching Sri Lanka take on Australia
APRIL 15, 2007

'We might as well stay on'

Kanishkaa Balachandran:
APRIL 15, 2007

Not too little ... but perhaps too late

ESPNcricinfo staff: The Ireland team have only just received thousands of good luck cards and messages sent to them nearly a month ago, following their victory against Pakistan