Jarrod Kimber

Jarrod Kimber is a writer for ESPNcricinfo. @ajarrodkimber

Mohammad Naveed was bowled trying to cut a full delivery

India v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Perth

Unloved, underprepared: what did cricket expect?

UAE's players are at the opposite end of the spectrum from India's but underperforming in one game should not be an argument against their presence at the World Cup

Taskin Ahmed reacts after dropping a catch off his bowling

SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Bangladesh rue another day of ifs

As has been the case throughout their history, Bangladesh show promise, fail to build on it, and are ultimately left wondering what could have been

Eoin Morgan lines up to play a reverse sweep

England v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch

England's cobwebs and shackles are still on

They won the game. They found some form. If you're judging England on the scoreboard, it was above par, but still well below par

Umar Akmal is ready to latch on to the ball

Pakistan v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Christchurch

Pakistan's troupe of mistakes

His team committed so many errors, one after another, that when Misbah was asked whether the batting, the bowling or the fielding was worse, he just smiled and said "Everything"

Afghanistan celebrate the wicket of Tamim Iqbal

Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Group A, Canberra

Afghanistan plant the flag

Afghanistan's first World Cup could be their last, but no one who saw the passionate scenes of their opening game will want that outcome

A Pakistan fan wears his country's colours on the face

India v Pakistan, World Cup 2015, Group B, Adelaide

Blue and green, a cultural identity

For the fans, an India-Pakistan match isn't just a game of cricket, but a communal life experience. It's a memory they will either loathe or cherish for the rest of their lives

Aaron Finch got Australia off to a brisk start

Australia v England, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

Australia revel in the Finch state of mind

There is no powerful persona when Aaron Finch bats, no image that is easily recognised, but England felt his might as he registered the first century of the World Cup

Dwayne Bravo and Kevin Pietersen react after a collision

England's T20 debate

In the world of the Big Bash

Youngsters are out in force and when they are not playing video games or doing Mexican waves, some are even watching the cricket