Cricket World Cup 2011

Indians wake up to new dawn - as champions

India's players hold the winning trophy as they celebrate after winning their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated India's World Cup triumph by shaving off his famous dark locks while his team mates spent Sunday morning plastering a "thousand kisses" on the silver and gilt trophy that was finally in their possession.  Full Article 

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Sangakkara quits as Sri Lanka ODI, T20 captain

NEW DELHI - Kumar Sangakkara has stood down as captain of Sri Lanka's limited overs team after their World Cup final loss to India on Saturday but plans to carry on as the interim test skipper until a replacement is found.

05 Apr 2011
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World Cup cut to 10 teams for 2015 and 2019

LONDON - The 2015 and 2019 World Cups will be contested by 10 teams after the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday confirmed their decision to cut four nations from the tournament.

04 Apr 2011
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Ireland to fight 'outrageous' ICC World Cup decision

DUBLIN - Ireland will fight the International Cricket Council's (ICC) "outrageous" decision to shut them and other associate member nations out of the 2015 World Cup, the country's cricket chief said on Tuesday.

05 Apr 2011
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Dhoni's men wake up to a new dawn - as champions

MUMBAI - Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated India's World Cup triumph by shaving off his famous dark locks while his team mates spent Sunday morning plastering a "thousand kisses" on the silver and gilt trophy that was finally in their possession.

03 Apr 2011
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FACTBOX - Former Sri Lanka ODI captain Sangakkara

REUTERS - Factbox on Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, who on Tuesday stood down as captain of their limited overs team after the World Cup final loss to India on Saturday.

05 Apr 2011
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Yuvraj confirms Tendulkar as his mystery inspiration

MUMBAI - Yuvraj Singh lifted the suspense he had created last month, confirming team mate Sachin Tendulkar was the "special person" he owes his red hot World Cup form to.

03 Apr 2011
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Beaten Sri Lanka given warm welcome on return

COLOMBO - The beaten Sri Lankan squad received a warm welcome on their return to Colombo on Sunday despite losing to neighbours India in the World Cup final the previous day.

03 Apr 2011
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The World Cup in quotes

MUMBAI - The 2011 Cricket World Cup in quotes:

03 Apr 2011

Chennai kick off IPL title defence with thrilling win

CHENNAI, April 8 - Chennai Super Kings kicked off their title defence with a thrilling two-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the first match of the fourth Indian Premier League on Friday.

09 Apr 2011

Reuters Showcase

Afridi blasts Shoaib

Afridi blasts Shoaib

Afridi blasts Shoaib for abrupt retirement announcement.  Full Article 

"Chokers" Tag

'Chokers' Tag

Pressure of 'chokers' tag got to us - South Africa coach.  Full Article 

Captain Clarke

Captain Clarke

Clarke needs to improve his man-management - Warne.  Full Article 

Heroes' Welcome

Heroes' Welcome

Pakistan players welcomed home despite semi-final defeat.  Full Article 

Prize Money

Prize Money

FACTBOX: World Cup sponsorship v prize money  Full Article 

Post Mortem

Post Mortem

Strauss criticises England's 2011 schedule.  Full Article 

Sports Blues

Sports Blues

Depression hits athletes in wide spectrum of sports.  Full Article