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  • West Indies turn to Miller

    Slow left-armer Nikita Miller has been named as Sunil Narine's replacement in West Indies' World Cup squad.

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  • 'Super over' for World Cup final

    The World Cup final will be settled by a super over in the event of a tied game, the International Cricket Council has announced.

    Thursday January 29 2015, 11:21 GMT
    India won the 2011 World Cup final
  • Morgan eyes IPL, not Tests

    England one-day captain Eoin Morgan will enter this year's Indian Premier League auction after admitting his hopes of a Test recall have been "scaled down".

    Thursday January 29 2015, 09:33 GMT
    Morgan: Still wants to play Test cricket but feels it isn't going to happen soon
  • Dhoni 'not satisfied'

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni admits India's one-day side are not at their best ahead of Friday's Tri-Series decider against England.

    Thursday January 29 2015, 09:37 GMT
    Dhoni: Admits he is 'not satisfied' with his side at present
  • Narine pulls out of World Cup

    Spinner Sunil Narine has pulled out of West Indies' World Cup squad as he continues to build confidence on his remodelled action.

    Tuesday January 27 2015, 17:32 GMT
    Sunil Narine: Won't play at the World Cup
  • Farbrace welcomes pressure

    England are relishing the pressure of a Tri-Series shootout against India, according to assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

    Tuesday January 27 2015, 11:44 GMT
    Stuart Broad: Still in need of match practice
  • Rain keeps India hopes alive

    India's hopes of reaching the final of the Tri-Series remain alive after their one-day international against Australia was abandoned after just 16 overs in Sydney due to rain.

    Monday January 26 2015, 10:15 GMT
    The covers are brought on at the SCG
  • Kiwis hammer poor Sri Lanka

    New Zealand clinched another emphatic win over Sri Lanka to tie up victory with a match to spare in their seven-game one-day international series.

    Sunday January 25 2015, 14:52 GMT
    Ross Taylor: Fell four short of a century
  • Johnson set for final return

    Mitchell Johnson looks set to make his Australia comeback in next week's Tri-Series final - a potential reunion with England.

    Sunday January 25 2015, 14:51 GMT
    Mitchell Johnson: Set to return
  • England 'starting to fit together'

    England may not have been able to locate a winning habit so far in Australia, but head coach Peter Moores is confident that key parts of his World Cup blueprint are falling into place.

    Saturday January 24 2015, 16:53 GMT
    Peter Moores: Drawing the positives from the Tri-Series so far
  • Morgan: England improving

    Captain Eoin Morgan says England are taking "huge steps" ahead of the World Cup despite losing to Australia for the second time in their Tri-Series.

    Friday January 23 2015, 14:48 GMT
    Eoin Morgan felt his side performed well
  • Bell: We can beat anyone

    Ian Bell says the mood is very upbeat in the England camp ahead of Friday’s Tri-Series match against Australia in Hobart.

    Thursday January 22 2015, 11:31 GMT
    Ian Bell says being picked to open for England was a massive confidence boost
  • Aussies set to rest Watson

    Australia all-rounder Shane Watson will sit out Friday's Tri-Series match against England at Bellerive Oval in Hobart.

    Thursday January 22 2015, 10:56 GMT
    Shane Watson is to sit out Friday's one-day international against England
  • Finn fires England to huge victory

    Steven Finn returned to the scene of his lowest ebb last winter and left a match-winner as England crushed India by nine wickets at the Gabba.

    Tuesday January 20 2015, 09:13 GMT
    Steven Finn celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane
  • Williamson continues superb form

    Kane Williamson's fifth one-day international century and a late Luke Ronchi onslaught set up New Zealand to beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in Nelson and edge ahead again in the seven-match series.

    Tuesday January 20 2015, 07:00 GMT
    Kane Williamson celebrates his fifth ODI century
  • Smith takes Australia reins

    Steve Smith will captain Australia against England on Friday, a game David Warner misses with a hamstring injury.

    Tuesday January 20 2015, 06:30 GMT
    Steve Smith: Handed captaincy for Hobart clash
  • De Villiers breaks ODI ton record

    AB de Villiers scored the fastest-ever one-day international century as South Africa piled on the runs in a crushing 148-run defeat of the West Indies.

    Monday January 19 2015, 00:06 GMT
    AB de Villiers of South Africa hits another six during his incredible performance
  • Sorensen answers Ireland's call

    Ireland have drafted Max Sorensen in to replace Tim Murtagh in their 15-man World Cup squad after the veteran Middlesex paceman was ruled out through injury.

    Sunday January 18 2015, 15:38 GMT
    Max Sorensen: Takes place in Ireland squad
  • Woakes: Anderson still top dog

    Chris Woakes is making giant strides as an emerging strike bowler but even he admits James Anderson remains the England attack's "number one asset".

    Saturday January 17 2015, 18:15 GMT
    Chris Woakes: Made the most of his chance in Sri Lanka
  • Injury blow for Gary Ballance

    England batsman Gary Ballance has fractured a finger but has been passed fit for the World Cup.

    Saturday January 17 2015, 09:47 GMT
    Gary Ballance: Will be fit for the World Cup
  • South Africa strike first

    South Africa overcame a lengthy rain delay to defeat West Indies by 61 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first one-day international at Kingsmead on Friday.

    Friday January 16 2015, 21:21 GMT
    AB De Villiers top-scored for the hosts with 81
  • Ajmal passes bowling 'test'

    Saeed Ajmal has come through a "private test" on his remodelled bowling action ahead of next week's official International Cricket Council test.

    Friday January 16 2015, 19:27 GMT
    Saeed Ajmal: His action faces ICC scrutiny
  • Starc: We've opened a few scars

    Mitchell Starc believes Australia's Tri-Series victory over England can help "reopen a few scars" from last winter's miserable Ashes tour.

    Friday January 16 2015, 12:46 GMT
    Mitchell Starc of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of James Taylor
  • Moores faced tough Bell call

    Ian Bell appears to have inked his name into England's World Cup batting order, but coach Peter Moores admits his recall as opener was touch and go.

    Thursday January 15 2015, 16:33 GMT
    Ian Bell: Looks set to open for England in the World Cup
  • Bell hits record score in win

    Ian Bell posted England's highest ever one-day score, hitting 187 in a 60-run win over an Australian Prime Minister's XI.

    Wednesday January 14 2015, 15:05 GMT
    Ian Bell: Made 187 for England
  • O'Brien steers Ireland to victory

    Niall O'Brien's unbeaten 80 guided Ireland to a hard-fought three-wicket win over Scotland in the tri-series in Dubai.

    Monday January 12 2015, 17:51 GMT
    Niall O'Brien of Ireland
  • England ease to victory

    England coasted to victory in their first warm-up match in Australia, crushing an obliging ACT XI by 216 runs in Eoin Morgan's first game as full-time captain.

    Monday January 12 2015, 10:34 GMT
    James Taylor on his way to a half-century in Canberra
  • Tredwell hails ideal start

    James Tredwell declared England's walk-in-the-park victory over an ACT XI the ideal start to their time in Australia, but acknowledged there would be tougher times around the corner.

    Monday January 12 2015, 10:14 GMT
    James Tredwell (l): Satisfied with England's start
  • Gayle blasts Windies board

    Chris Gayle has accused the West Indies Cricket Board of victimisation, following the omission of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard from the country’s World Cup squad.

    Monday January 12 2015, 14:56 GMT
    Chris Gayle: Upset with West Indies selection policy
  • Morgan has concerns over duo

    England may have to nurse seamers James Anderson and Stuart Broad through this month's Carlton Mid Tri-Series in a bid to have them fully fit for the World Cup.

    Sunday January 11 2015, 17:29 GMT
    James Anderson: Injury-disrupted build-up to the tour
  • Clarke named in Australia squad

    Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke has been named in his country's World Cup squad but will be replaced if he cannot prove his fitness by the second group game.

    Sunday January 11 2015, 09:54 GMT
    Michael Clarke: Included in Australia's World Cup squad
  • Trio back for West Indies

    West Indies have recalled Sunil Narine, Darren Bravo and Kemar Roach to their World Cup squad.

    Sunday January 11 2015, 10:00 GMT
    Kemar Roach: Back for West Indies
  • Ireland claim three-wicket win

    Ireland secured a fine three-wicket victory over Afghanistan in their World Cup warm-up match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

    Saturday January 10 2015, 21:40 GMT
    George Dockrell: Claimed four wickets for Ireland
  • Taylor ready to make his mark

    James Taylor is ready to make his mark for England after acing a late World Cup audition in Sri Lanka.

    Friday January 9 2015, 16:32 GMT
    James Taylor and Eoin Morgan at England practice
  • Elliott back for New Zealand

    Grant Elliott is set to make his one-day international return on the biggest stage after being selected in New Zealand's 15-man squad for the World Cup.

    Thursday January 8 2015, 09:32 GMT
    Grant Elliott: Called up by New Zealand
  • South Africa gamble on De Kock

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock is the only injury concern in the 15-man World Cup squad announced by South Africa.

    Wednesday January 7 2015, 16:54 GMT
    Quinton de Kock: South Africa will hope the keeper can recover in time
  • Moores: Cook decision was right

    England coach Peter Moores insists the decision to remove Alastair Cook as one-day captain felt "the right thing to do" and believes Eoin Morgan will inspire a more aggressive approach ahead of the World Cup.

    Tuesday January 6 2015, 12:16 GMT
    Alastair Cook: Not included in England's World Cup squad
  • India unveil World Cup squad

    Defending champions India sprung no surprises in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup.

    Tuesday January 6 2015, 11:32 GMT
    MS Dhoni: Will lead India's title defence
  • Zimbabwe include Utseya

    Zimbabwe have included Prosper Utseya in their 15-man squad for the World Cup despite the International Cricket Council placing restrictions on his bowling.

    Wednesday January 7 2015, 21:32 GMT
    Prosper Utseya: World Cup chance with Zimbabwe