Sri Lanka news

Sangakkara asked to delay Test retirement

Kumar Sangakkara's Test future remains undecided after Sri Lanka's selectors implored him to reconsider his decision to retire from all formats after the 2015 World Cup

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Bangladesh news

Bangladesh could participate in World Cup preparatory tournament

Bangladesh are likely to play a preparation tournament organised by the ICC before the 2015 World Cup, along with Zimbabwe and the four Associate qualifiers - Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE - in January in Dubai

World Cup 2015

World Cup memories spur on Sammy

Darren Sammy remembers something that happened eight years before he was born

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Bell calls for aggressive England approach

Ian Bell has called on his team-mates to be "fearless" in their attempts to build momentum for the World Cup, suggesting the public would rather see them "be aggressive and lose" if the alternative was another tame exit from the tournament

England news

Harmison compares England attack to Ashes greats

Steve Harmison has identified Steven Finn and Ben Stokes as key figures for England ahead of the World Cup and next summer's Ashes

South Africa in Australia 2014

Du Plessis ready to resume Australia rivalry

Faf du Plessis may have unwittingly given Australia a ready-made sledge when the war of words resumes in the upcoming one-day series

ESPNcricinfo staff

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World Cup shared if final tied

The World Cup will be shared if the final at the MCG is tied - or washed out - after it was decided not to use Super Overs during the knockout phase of the tournament in Australia and New Zealand

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Scotland news

Collingwood joins Scotland World Cup campaign

Scotland will go to the 2015 World Cup with England's leading ODI run-scorer in their camp, after Paul Collingwood agreed to rejoin their coaching staff

England news

Broad confident of World Cup fitness

Stuart Broad believes he is on track to return for England in the one-day triangular series with Australia and India ahead of the World Cup

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New Zealand news

Hagley Oval gets ICC accreditation

Christchurch's Hagley Oval, the venue for the opening game of the 2015 World Cup, has been passed fit by the ICC to host international cricket