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MS Dhoni of India edges the ball and is out caught behind during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015
MS Dhoni: ''Pressure got to India in Cricket World Cup semi-final'
India captain MS Dhoni insists that he is "happy" with the performance of his side at the Cricket World Cup, despite falling just short at the semi-final stage.
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Australian captain Michael Clarke smiles during a press conference on the eve of the second cricket Test match against England, in Adelaide on December 4, 2013
Michael Clarke predicts "extremely special" Cricket World Cup final
Australia captain Michael Clarke believes that this weekend's Cricket World Cup final meeting against New Zealand will be a "special" occasion for the neutral.
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West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson speaks during a press conference at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on November 7, 2012
England appoint Ottis Gibson as fast bowling coach for West Indies tour
The ECB announce that Ottis Gibson has been appointed as fast bowling coach for England's forthcoming West Indies tour.
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England batsman Alex Hales leaves the field after his 94 during the 2nd NatWest series T20 match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham on August 31, 2013
Alex Hales "embarrassed" by England's pool exit at World Cup
Alex Hales admits that he is "embarrassed" by England's failure to reach the knockout phase of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
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Kevin Pietersen happy to work under Alastair Cook for England
Surrey batsman Kevin Pietersen praises "nice guy" Alastair Cook and says that they can work together again if he receives an international recall.
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Yorkshire Executive Chairman Colin Graves looks on at the end of play during the LV County Championship Division Two match between Essex and Yorkshire at the Ford County Ground on September 14, 2012
Jason Gillespie: 'Colin Graves does not interfere'
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie insists that outgoing chairman Colin Graves will not interfere with team selection when he takes up the same position with the ECB in May.
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England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Kevin Pietersen to donate Surrey wages to charity
Kevin Pietersen reveals that he will be donating all of his Surrey wages to his own charity after re-signing with the County Championship side.
Mar 25, 14:15
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle out of England Test series
A back complaint will force Chris Gayle to miss the upcoming Test series between the West Indies and England.
Mar 25, 14:10
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Alec Stewart excited to have Kevin Pietersen on board at Surrey
Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart reveals that he is excited to have Kevin Pietersen on board for the new season.
Mar 25, 12:02
New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori makes a successful appeal for a leg before wicket decision against Pakistani batsman Mohammad Talha during the third and final Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Sharjah cricket stadium in Sharja
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori 'confirms' he will retire after World Cup final
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori says that it is "pretty obvious" that he will be playing his final ODI for his country in Sunday's World Cup final.
Mar 25, 11:40
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Kevin Pietersen signs Surrey deal
Kevin Pietersen pens a contract with Surrey for the new season.
Mar 25, 11:35
India's batman Rohit Sharma plays a shot off the Bangladesh bowling during the 2015 Cricket World Cup quarter-final match between India and Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 19, 2015
India's Rohit Sharma: 'We're ready for anything against Australia'
India's Rohit Sharma is "confident" that his team can handle the Sydney Cricket Ground surface when they take on Australia in their World Cup semi-final on Thursday.
Mar 25, 11:23
Australian captain Michael Clarke smiles during a press conference on the eve of the second cricket Test match against England, in Adelaide on December 4, 2013
Michael Clarke: 'Australia can handle semi-final pressure'
Michael Clarke remains confident that he and his Australia teammates "will be fine" when it comes to handling the intense pressure of beating current holders India.
Mar 25, 07:25
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie delighted with Yorkshire performance against MCC
Jason Gillespie praises his Yorkshire side following an emphatic win over MCC in Abu Dhabi.
Mar 25, 03:17
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
Colin Graves: 'I have every confidence in Alastair Cook'
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves insists that he has "every confidence" in Test captain Alastair Cook and sees him as a "big part" of his plans going forward.
Mar 24, 20:29
Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq bats during the ODI final between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport in Centurion on November 30, 2013
Misbah-ul-Haq furious with critics of captaincy
Misbah-ul-Haq hits out at critics of his captaincy during the World Cup after retiring from one-day internationals.
Mar 24, 20:17
Yorkshire Executive Chairman Colin Graves looks on at the end of play during the LV County Championship Division Two match between Essex and Yorkshire at the Ford County Ground on September 14, 2012
Colin Graves: 'There will be inquiries if England lose to West Indies'
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves warns that there could be repercussions should England fail to beat a "mediocre" West Indies side in the upcoming three-Test series.
Mar 24, 19:34
A general view of Headingley cricket ground during day one of the LV County Championship division One match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire at Headingley on August 02, 2013
Ex-Yorkshire batsman Ted Lester dies, aged 92
Yorkshire County Cricket Club confirm that former batsman Ted Lester has died at the age of 92.
Mar 24, 18:02
Surrey's Gareth Batty celebrates after taking the wicket of Kent's Samuel Billings during the T20 match on July 26, 2013
Gareth Batty: Surrey captaincy "a real privilege"
New Surrey captain Gareth Batty speaks of his delight at being handed the role ahead of the new season.
Mar 24, 14:06
Corey Anderson of New Zealand celebrates scoring the fastest 100 runs in history during game three of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and the West Indies at Queenstown Events Centre on January 1, 2014
Corey Anderson: 'New Zealand win is unbelievable'
Corey Anderson describes New Zealand's thrilling victory over South Africa in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals as "unbelievable".
Mar 24, 11:46
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Kevin Pietersen released from Indian Premier League contract
Kevin Pietersen is released from his IPL contract in order to concentrate on his potential England return.
Mar 24, 11:33
South African captain AB De Villiers leaves the field during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park on March 7, 2015
AB de Villiers: 'South Africa are hurting following New Zealand loss'
AB de Villiers admits that South Africa are "hurting" following their last-gasp defeat to New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals.
Mar 24, 11:18
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum elated by New Zealand triumph
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hails his side following their dramatic win over South Africa in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals.
Mar 24, 11:07
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Somerset complete Chris Gayle capture
Somerset secure the services of batsman Chris Gayle for a portion of this year's T20 Blast campaign.
Mar 23, 14:52
Vernon Philander of South Africa prepares to bowl during the Cricket World Cup one-day warm up match between New Zealand and South Africa at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch on February 11, 2015
South Africa's Vernon Philander fit for World Cup semi-final against New Zealand
South Africa captain AB de Villiers confirms that Vernon Philander is fit to play in tomorrow's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
Mar 23, 08:47
South African captain AB De Villiers leaves the field during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park on March 7, 2015
AB de Villiers confident South Africa will not be stopped at World Cup
South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes that if his side play to their "full potential", they could go all the way in the World Cup.
Mar 23, 08:25
Injured bowler Adam Milne during a New Zealand nets session at Eden Park on March 23, 2015
Seam bowler Adam Milne ruled out of rest of the Cricket World Cup
New Zealand lose fast bowler Adam Milne for the rest of the World Cup due to a heel injury.
Mar 23, 05:37
Alastair Cook in action for England on day two of the fifth Test with India on August 16, 2014
Alastair Cook out for three on cricket return
England Test captain Alastair Cook falls lbw to Ryan Sidebottom for three runs on his return to first-class cricket.
Mar 23, 03:20
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Jonathan Agnew urges Brendon McCullum to attack South Africa
Brendon McCullum must continue to play aggressively against South Africa in the World Cup semi-final this week, says Jonathan Agnew.
Mar 23, 03:10
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle dismisses retirement rumours
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle insists he will not retire from any format following their World Cup quarter-final exit.
Mar 21, 17:42
Shane Watson of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Sydney Cricket Ground on March 8, 2015
Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson fined following confrontation
Pakistan's Wahab Riaz and Australia's Shane Watson are fined after clashing with each other in Friday's quarter-final match.
Mar 21, 14:42
Sir Ian Botham, Laureus Academy Member speaks to the media during the Sri Lanka Walk Launch on June 12, 2013
Sir Ian Botham: 'England must move on'
Sir Ian Botham suggests that England should "move on" from coach Peter Moores following their early exit at the Cricket World Cup.
Mar 21, 11:21
New Zealand's Martin Guptill in action against West Indies during their One Day International match on January 4, 2013
Jason Holder: 'Martin Guptill was brilliant'
West Indies captain Jason Holder admits that record-breaking Martin Guptill "played brilliantly" after his innings of 237 earned New Zealand a 143-run victory in Wellington.
Mar 21, 09:34
New Zealand's Martin Guptill in action against West Indies during their One Day International match on January 4, 2013
Brendon McCullum: Martin Guptill innings "one of the best"
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes that Martin Guptill's innings of 237 against West Indies is "one of the best" ever recorded in the 50-over format.
Mar 21, 09:18
New Zealand's Martin Guptill in action against West Indies during their One Day International match on January 4, 2013
Martin Guptill: Record-breaking World Cup knock "pretty cool"
Martin Guptill says that he will have little time to dwell on his memorable batting display earlier today, with attention now turning towards the World Cup semi-finals.
Mar 21, 08:33
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New Zealand's Adam Milne expected to return for World Cup quarter-final
Fast bowler Adam Milne is expected to return for New Zealand's World Cup quarter-final against West Indies at Wellington after recovering from a shoulder injury.
Mar 20, 19:56
Coach Phil Simmons of Ireland looks on during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Ireland at Saxton Field on February 16, 2015
Phil Simmons to leave Ireland and become West Indies head coach
Cricket Ireland announce that Phil Simmons will take up the job as West Indies head coach at the end of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Mar 20, 18:58
Australia coach Darren Lehmann oversees an official team training session ahead of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street, north-east England on August 8, 2013
Australia's Darren Lehmann: 'Steven Smith, Shane Watson partnership crucial'
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann believes that the partnership between Steven Smith and Shane Watson was "crucial" in their World Cup quarter-final win over Pakistan.
Mar 20, 11:39
Australian captain Michael Clarke smiles during a press conference on the eve of the second cricket Test match against England, in Adelaide on December 4, 2013
Australia's Michael Clarke happy to come out on top in "close" Pakistan game
Australia captain Michael Clarke says that he is "extremely happy" to reach the World Cup semi-finals following a "close game" against Pakistan in Adelaide.
Mar 20, 11:05
Josh Hazlewood of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara of India during day four of the 2nd Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba on December 20, 2014
Australia's Josh Hazlewood: 'Our fielding has been outstanding so far'
Josh Hazlewood praises Australia's "outstanding" fielding as they beat Pakistan to a place in the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Mar 20, 10:55