Muttiah Muralitharan gets a standing ovation from the Indian team as he goes to collect his medal

How to make a 14-team World Cup fairer

Replace knockouts with Qualifiers and Eliminators and change the points system to one that takes into account the margin of victory

World Cup 2015: Australia

Mind your tongue, Australia

Australia might have re-asserted their dominance by winning their World Cup, but their boorish behaviour left a sour taste says Greg Baum in the Sydney Morning Herald

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Word Cup 2015

London to Melbourne...for the weekend

To support his team during the World Cup final, a New Zealand fan has decided to embark on a journey so long in terms of distance, yet so short in terms of time, that it will surely inspire a whole new generation of cricket followers

A panorama view of the the Clifton Cricket Club in Napier

Napier shows us World Cup joy

Outside the tournament venues, New Zealand is welcoming fans to enjoy its beauty and its cricket, nowhere more heart-warmingly than at Clifton Cricket Club

Hamid Hassan remained unbeaten on 15 from 39 deliveries

Throw open the gates to the Associates

Keeping them in the World Cup will inspire their countrymen to dream bigger and also prevent the game from being monopolised by a small club

Shapoor Zadran blows a kiss to the departing batsman

Shapoor Zadran, cult hero

The Afghanistan fast bowler is an example of the exuberance the Associates bring to the table, but sadly they'll probably not be seen in four years' time

Chris Gayle celebrates his double-century

Chris Gayle is alive and great

Whatever his persona and supposed attitude towards the game, Gayle has had a huge impact on cricket

Wasim Akram collides with Chris Harris

For the love of 1992

We're forever nostalgic for the format of the fifth World Cup, but really it's all about how competitive World Cup games are