ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia, New Zealand
Feb 14 - Mar 29 2015
The 11th edition of the World CupThe 2015 Cricket World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The location of the games will be evenly split, with the day-night final match to be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29.
|8 February 2015||India vs Australia (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|10 February 2015||India vs Afghanistan (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|15 February 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Pakistan (Match 4)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|22 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs South Africa (Match 13)||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne|
|28 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs United Arab Emirates (Match 21)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|6 March 14:30 (D/N)||India vs West Indies (Match 28)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|10 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Ireland (Match 34)||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|14 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Zimbabwe (Match 39)||Eden Park, Auckland|
India vs Australia
Australia vs India at Adelaide (Warm Up)
Feb 8, 2015
India: MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, STR Binny, S Dhawan, V Kohli, B Kumar, Mohammed Shami, AR Patel, AM Rahane, SK Raina, AT Rayudu, RA Jadeja, RG Sharma, UT Yadav, MM Sharma
Australia: Warner, Finch, PJ Cummins, XJ Doherty, JP Faulkner, MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin, JR Hazlewood, MG Johnson, MR Marsh, GJ Maxwell, SPD Smith, MA Starc, GJ Bailey, SR Watson
Australia 371 (48.2 ov; Maxwell 122, Warner 104) beat India 265 (45.1 ov)
India vs Afghanistan
India vs Afghanistan at Adelaide (Warm Up)
Feb 10, 2015
India XI: MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, STR Binny, S Dhawan, V Kohli, B Kumar, Mohammed Shami, AR Patel, AM Rahane, SK Raina, AT Rayudu, RA Jadeja, RG Sharma, UT Yadav, MM Sharma
XI: Mohammad Nabi, Nawroz Mangal, Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, Afsar Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Javed Ahmadi, Usman Ghani
India 364/5 (RG Sharma 150, Rahane 88*, Raina 75) beat Afghanistan 211/8 (Mangal 60) by 153 runs
India vs Pakistan
India make it 6-0 in front of raucous Adelaide Oval crowd
Feb 15, 2015India comfortably won its opening World Cup clash, beating rivals Pakistan by 76 runs at the Adelaide Oval. Man-of-the-Match Virat Kohli (107) helped the reigning champions to a defendable total of 7 for 300 with a vital century. Mohammed Shami (4 for 35) and Umesh Yadav (2 for 50), skittled Pakistan for 224 despite some fightback by Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (76) and opener Ahmed Shehzad (46).
Reported Earlier: More than a billion people are expected to watch Sunday's cricket match between the traditional rivals India and Pakistan. India have an overwhelming 5-0 record in the 50-over World Cup since the two teams were first pitted against each other at the ICC event in the 1992 edition in Sydney. The last such contest, the semi-final of 2011, was watched by around 150 million people worldwide, the biggest audience for any sporting event that year. On Friday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to wish Pakistan luck in the World Cup.
India Playing XI: RG Sharma, S Dhawan, V Kohli, AM Rahane, SK Raina, MS Dhoni*†, RA Jadeja, R Ashwin,UT Yadav, MM Sharma, Mohammed Shami
Pakistan Playing XI: Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal†, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Irfan
India 300/7 (Kohli 107, Dhawan 73, Raina 74, Sohail Khan 5-55) beat Pakistan 224 in 47.0 ov (Misbah-ul-Haq 76, Shami 4-35) by 76 runs
India vs South Africa
India vs United Arab Emirates
India vs West Indies
India vs Ireland
India vs Zimbabwe
Indian Cricket Team Selection
Team India for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Announced
Jan 6, 2015India have named their final squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The MS Dhoni led-team has only four members - Dhoni, Kohli, Raina and Ashwin - from the victorious 2011 campaign. The nucleus of the squad is the same which helped India win the Champions Trophy one-day tournament in England in 2013. Sandeep Patel-led selection panel has dropped Yuvraj Singh and Robin Uthappa, whereas Stuart Binny has been included. India has every chance of qualifying for the quarterfinals as there are relatively weaker teams in the two groups. The likely opponents for India in the quarterfinal stage are either New Zealand or Sri Lanka.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 33, right-handed bat, wicketkeeper. India's most successful captain. 254 matches. 8,262 runs. Highest score 183*. Dismissals 308.
Virat Kohli, 26, right-handed bat. 150 matches. 6,232 runs. Highest score 183.
Ajinkya Rahane, 26, right-handed batsman. 46 matches. 1,376 runs. Highest score 111.
Shikhar Dhawan, 29, left-handed batsman. 53 matches. 2,95 runs. Highest score 119.
Rohit Sharma, 27, right-handed batsman. 127 matches. 3,90 runs. Highest score 264.
Ambati Rayudu, 29. Right-handed bat. 27 matches. 743 runs. Highest score 121*.
Suresh Raina, 28. Left-handed bat, right-arm offspinner. 207 matches. 5,104 runs. Highest score 116*. Wickets 31. Best bowling 3-34.
Ravindra Jadeja, 26. Left-handed bat, left-arm orthodox spinner. 111 matches. 1,696 runs. Highest score 87. Wickets 134. Best bowling 5-36.
Stuart Binny, 30, right-handed batsman, right-arm medium pace bowler. Matches 9. Runs 91. Highest score 44. Wickets 13. Best bowling 6-4.
Axar Patel, 20. Left-handed bat, left-arm orthodox spinner. 13 matches. 16 wickets. Best bowling 3-40.
Ravichandran Ashwin, 28. Right-arm off-spinner, right-handed batsman. 88 matches. 120 wickets. Best bowling 3-24.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 25. Right-arm medium pace bowler. 44 matches. 45 wickets. Best bowling 4-8.
Mohammed Shami, 24. Right-arm medium pace bowler. 40 matches. 70 wickets. Best bowling 4-36.
Umesh Yadav, 27. Right-arm medium pace bowler. 40 matches. 49 wickets. Best bowling 4-53.
Ishant Sharma, 26. Right-arm medium pace bowler. 76 matches. 106 wickets. Best bowling 4-34.
The 2015 Indian World Cup Team in their new jerseys by BCCI and NIKE.
India Squad for 2015 World Cup: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain, wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Stuart Binny, Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav,
Team India's 30-Man Probables List
Dec 4, 2014India's selectors chose youth over experience and form while announcing a 30-man probables squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The bowling is packed with seamers, with eight frontline pacers, while the batting, while lead by MS Dhoni, will have Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu. Seniors like Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan, who were integral parts of India's 2011 World Cup triumph, were left out.
The 2015 Indian World Cup Probables.
India's 30 for 2015 World Cup: 1. M S Dhoni, 2. Shikhar Dhawan, 3. Rohit Sharma, 4. Ajinkya Rahane, 5. Robin Uthappa, 6. Virat Kohli, 7. Suresh Raina, 8. Ambati Rayudu, 9. Kedar Jadhav, 10. Manoj Tiwary, 11. Manish Pandey, 12. Wriddhiman Saha, 13. Sanju Samson, 14. R Ashwin, 15. Parvez Rasool, 16. Karn Sharma, 17. Amit Mishra, 18. Ravindra Jadeja, 19. Axar Patel, 20. Ishant Sharma, 21. Bhubaneshwar Kumar, 22. Mohammad Shami, 23. Umesh Yadav, 24. Varun Aaron, 25. Dhawal Kulkarni, 26. Stuart Binny, 27. Mohit Sharma, 28. Ashoke Dinda, 29. Kuldeep Yadav, 30. Murali Vijay
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