Cricket World Cup 2011
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MUMBAI - The 2011 Cricket World Cup in quotes:
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.