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ICC ‘bars’ TV channels from World Cup coverage

Coverage of the World Cup in the Indian electronic media has come under a cloud with the ICC on Monday barring non-rights-holding channels from access to the remaining matches for alleged breach of its accreditation rules and guidelines. The channels …

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Umar Gul focussed on India top order

Umar Gul is the man who operates in the shadows of his more colourful companions of the Pakistani bowling pack. Behind his captain Shahid Afridi among Pakistan's leading

Tight security as ministers flock to Mohali

Inside the Mohali stadium there is an eerie silence. Pakistan arrived in the morning for their nets, India followed in the afternoon, then Pakistan returned later in the

Vettori surprised at used pitch

Daniel Vettori, the New Zealand captain, is not impressed with the use of the same pitch for Tuesday's semi-final as the one that was used for the quarter-final

Muralitharan doubtful but Sangakkara upbeat

For the second match in succession, Sri Lanka are sweating over the fitness of Muttiah Muralitharan who is nursing a leg injury ahead of the semi-final against New

Vettori considering three-spinner attack

Daniel Vettori would make a bad bridesmaid. He wouldn't fit the role of the person dressed up to walk down the aisle behind someone more important. He is

Mismatch unless NZ can raise game

The Big Picture In the months leading up to the World Cup, New Zealand had traipsed through the subcontinent, copping defeat after defeat: they failed to make the final

Wright says he likes New Zealand aggression

John Wright, the New Zealand coach, has backed his side's aggressive approach during their quarter-final win against South Africa in Mirpur. An on-field spat saw New Zealand captain

Explaining the eliminator

The two World Cup semi-finals and the final have a reserve day each, which will be used if both teams haven't batted at least 20 overs, but in

Shaun Tait retires from ODIs as a faded force

Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from the one-day format, and his days as a cricketer, at least as most have come to know the word, are over. for Live cricket updates, Sports Highlights, Cricket Videos, Online Schedule & Scorecard