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Bengaluru, India – Kevin O’Brien smashed the fastest ever ICC Cricket World Cup century to propel Ireland to a stunning three-wicket win over England in a Group B match on Wednesday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

The astonishing 113 off 63 balls by the broad-shouldered O’Brien, who clobbered 13 fours and six massive sixes to reach three figures in only 50 balls, helped the Irish to...

Basseterre, St Kitts – Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul turned in another brilliant bowling performance as the West Indies took control over Pakistan on the rain-shortened first day of the Second Digicel Test on Friday.

The lion-hearted right-arm pacer rocked the Pakistani top order with a three-wicket burst as the visitors ended the opening day on 180-6 at Warner Park. He has so far taken 3-40 from 18....

Chennai, India - Leading cricket stars have revealed their favourite books on the day that the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Room to Read announced a partnership to promote literacy and access to books at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
 
A player from each of the 14 competing teams at the tournament has contributed to the ultimate World Cup reading list as part of a...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Following Saturday’s result in the Digicel Pearls T20 International, West Indies captain Darren Sammy touched on a few areas where he felt the team did quite well and the areas which need to be improved on as they approach the five-match Digicel Pearls One-Day Series.

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The ICC has given its member boards two years to become democratised and free from government and political interference in a bid to improve governance within the game. At its ongoing annual conference in Hong Kong the ICC unanimously supported the proposal to amend its constitution for member boards to have free elections.

Haroon Lorgat, the ICC chief executive,...

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