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26 September 201402:52

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly News Wrap

Find all of your ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 news from all over the globe during the past week right here.

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly News Wrap - Cricket News
Qualifiers tour Australia in Cricket World Cup warm-up
Yahoo Sports report on the progress of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 qualifiers – Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE. All four teams are in Australia this week in preparation for tournament.

Afghanistan meet with Australia Minister for Foreign Affairs
Afghanistan has arrived in Canberra as part of its high performance tour of Australia and New Zealand in preparation for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, cricketworldcup.com report.

Afghanistan got a taste of speed when the squad was treated to a V8 supercar experience at Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia. Check out the video below:

Scotland cricketers hit town for Tassie warm-up ahead of World Cup
Scotland have officially begun its 2015 Cricket World Cup preparations and while it will be all business on the field, the touring squad will be soaking up as much culture as it can off it, themercury.com.au report.

Ireland strengthen coaching staff ahead of World Cup
Cricketireland.ie report that Matthew Mott and Carl Hopkinson will join the Irish camp as specialist coaches during the month long tour of Australia and New Zealand in September and October as well as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Alastair Cook confirmed as England captain for World Cup
England captain Alastair Cook will lead the side at next year's ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after being named on Wednesday as skipper for an upcoming one-day international series in Sri Lanka, theage.com.au report.

Shaun Marsh: from the World Cup to beach cricket
Western Warriors batsman Shaun Marsh took to Cable Beach to share some cricketing skills ahead of the Cricket World Cup, abc.net.au report. Marsh brought the Trophy to Broome as part of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour.

ICC Cricket World Trophy Tour visits South Africa
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour landed in South Africa this week report cricket.co.za, and was met at Wanderers by former South Africa captain Graeme Smith and current stars Quinton de Kock and Lonwabo Tsotsobe.

ICC Cricket World Cup Top Ten: New Zealand Batting
To celebrate New Zealand's strong ICC Cricket World Cup pedigree, cricketworldcup.com took a look at the top ten individual New Zealand batting performances in the tournament's history.

Around the wicket with Mitchell Johnson
cricketworldcup.com caught up with Mitchell Johnson to ask him six quick questions about the ICC Cricket World Cup and what we can expect to see in Australia and New Zealand next year.

Cricket World Cup 2015: booking and travel guide
Telegraph.co.uk provides a low-down on the things to see and do while in Australia and New Zealand for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Check out their guide to the venues, fixtures and getting tickets.