Cricket

Cricket-Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 28 - New Zealand's former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday's World Cup final against Australia.

Cricket-Skill, not emotion, wins World Cups, says retiring Clarke

MELBOURNE, March 28 - Australia's retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke has urged his players to put "skill over emotion" in their bid to down New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final, though his swan-song is sure to imbue the match with extra sentiment.

Cricket World Cup 28 Mar 2015

Cricket-New Zealand 'fearless' ahead of World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 28 - New Zealand are sticking with the same team, and the same fearless approach, for Sunday's World Cup final against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Cricket World Cup 28 Mar 2015

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Cricket-Australia's Clarke to retire from ODIs after final

* Wants to stay on as test skipper (Adds new quotes, details)

Cricket World Cup 28 Mar 2015

Cricket-Australia captain Clarke to retire from ODIs after final

March 28 - Australia captain Michael Clarke announced on Saturday he will retire from one-day cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.

Cricket World Cup 28 Mar 2015

Cricket-New Zealand unchanged for World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 28 - New Zealand will bring an unchanged lineup into Sunday's World Cup final against fellow co-hosts Australia in Melbourne, captain Brendon McCullum confirmed on Saturday.

Cricket World Cup 28 Mar 2015

Cricket-Pietersen return could 'tear apart' England - Buchanan

LONDON, March 27 - Recalling sacked Kevin Pietersen could "tear apart the fabric" of the England team because the batsman is like a child who wants to get his own way, according to former Australia coach John Buchanan.

Cricket World Cup 27 Mar 2015

FACTBOX-Cricket-Rivalry between New Zealand and Australia

WELLINGTON, March 27 - The trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia is most clearly displayed in the sporting arena, though there are other reasons why the neighbours have a fierce competitive relationship.

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FACTBOX-Cricket-Previous World Cup finals

March 27 - A look back at the previous Cricket World Cup finals.

Cricket World Cup 27 Mar 2015

FACTBOX-Cricket-World Cup finalist Australia

March 27 - Factbox on the Australian cricket team who take on New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket ground.

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Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.

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