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Mar 30, 2015 09:10 AM
Losing to Australia in any kind of sporting event is tough for Kiwis to take The front-page headline of New Zealand’s largest newspaper reads “You’ve done us proud,” and that seems to sum up the nation’s mood after the Black
Mar 30, 2015 02:38 AM
Australia overwhelms New Zealand for its fifth World Cup crown Australia was simply too good. A lesser team may have fluffed its lines on the big occasion before an adoring home crowd, but it left nothing to chance on Sunday. First, its fast bowlers b
Mar 29, 2015 12:10 PM
The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, but ICC president N. Srinivasan on Sunday said they had no reason to feel left out as the format gives them a good chance at qualifying for the mega-event.The IC
Mar 30, 2015 09:36 AM
The ICC team features five New Zealanders, including McCullum, despite their seven-wicket loss to Australia in the summit clash on Sunday Not a single Indian cricketer found a place in the ICC’s World Cup XI which was dominated by runners-up New Z
Mar 30, 2015 02:59 AM
Australia took 79 out of 80 wickets at this World Cup. Twenty-two of those went to Mitchell Starc, who is now arguably the most destructive bowler in limited-overs cricket. On Sunday, he dismissed Brendon McCullum for a duck, from where New Zealand's down
Mar 30, 2015 02:49 AM
Brendon McCullum may not have won the World Cup but he conducted himself like a champion on Sunday. He was gracious in congratulating Australia, but still grateful for what he had been able to achieve with his team. He smiled warmly, thanked his people wit
Mar 30, 2015 02:47 AM
Starc has been exceptional, deserves the Man-of-the-Series award Where other teams may feel nervous on the big stage, Australia enjoys it. No one exemplified that attitude better than Michael Clarke who, in his final ODI appearance, made 74 to anchor Au
Mar 30, 2015 01:43 AM
My congratulations to the Australians for being crowned World Champions. They completely outplayed New Zealand in what was a one-sided contest, to become champions for the fifth time.In many ways, this was a disappointing final because the occasion deserve
Mar 30, 2015 01:37 AM
After sinking to the bottom of the zone last year, Andhra hit a new high in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy South Zone T20 cricket championship here on Sunday.Andhra suffered a batting collapse in the league decider but still found the ammunition to jolt Tamil
Mar 30, 2015 12:34 AM
New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest. There is Australia and then the rest. For a final it was disappointing, hardly the spectacle one looke
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