ICC World Cup 2011
Nation celebrates WC opening
Processions in celebration of the opening of the cricket World Cup were taken out in most parts of the country on Thursday evening.
WC off to a colourful start
World Cup Cricket-2011 was off to a spectacular start amid cheering crowds, colourful Chinese fireworks and eye-catching hi-tech displays at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday eveni ...
Barath and Baugh in doubt for World Cup
In a potential double blow for West Indies, opener Adrian Barath and wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh are in doubt for the World Cup because of hamstring injuries.
Ceremony inside, chaos outside
Ticket-holders and journalists denied entry for about one and a half hour.
Pre-opening session concludes
The pre-opening session of the World Cup cricket opening ceremony at the Bangabandhu National Stadium came to a close at about 5:45pm on Thursday.
Chaos disrupts captains' press meet
Chaos marked the joint press conference of the captains of 14 cricket-playing countries ahead of the opening ceremony.
Panyangara replaces Rainsford in Zimbabwe squad
Zimbabwe bowler Ed Rainsford has been ruled out of the World Cup due to an ankle injury and Tinashe Panyangara has been named as his replacement.
Dhoni hints Kohli will play instead of Raina
The most heated debate in recent weeks about the composition of the Indian team for the World Cup has been who among Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina will make the final XI.
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