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10 October 201402:50

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly News Wrap: Volume 3

Look no further for your weekly fix of all the ICC Cricket World Cup news from around the globe.

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly News Wrap: Volume 3 - Cricket News
Afghanistan and Ireland clinch exciting victories
In a preview of what to expect at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Afghanistan and Ireland scored impressive victories in New Zealand and Australia during the ICC High Performance tour, icc-cricket.com reports.

The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy comes to the UAE
After embarking on a three-month global tour, the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy was met by the United Arab Emirates cricket team on its return to Dubai. Read more on icc-cricket.com.

Matua Wines announced as official partner for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced an exciting new partnership with Matua Wines, which will become the official wine in New Zealand for #cwc15.

New Zealand team visits the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Cricketworldcup.com was on hand as the New Zealand Cricket team visited Melbourne this week as part of its ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preparation. Coach Mike Hesson said the visit was an important part of New Zealand’s preparation for #cwc15

NZ quiet contenders for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
As the New Zealand team takes in the sights of the Melbourne Cricket Ground on a quick tour, theage.com.au takes a close look at some of the new faces in the team and analyses the Kiwis chances of making it all the way to the #cwc15 final.

Vettori clings to World Cup dream
Star New Zealand Cricket left-arm spin bowler Daniel Vettori sat down with cricinfo.com to talk about his chances of playing in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 during New Zealand’s short tour of Australia.

Kiwis equal of Aussie top order: Vettori
New Zealand legend Daniel Vettori talks with cricket.com.au about his country’s explosive top-order and the prospect of the New Zealand-Australia clash in the group stages of the ICC Cricket World Cup.

O’Brien hopes to reproduce century magic at Manuka Oval
Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien spoke with smh.com.au about his memories of hitting the fastest ICC Cricket World Cup century in 2011 and Ireland’s chances of progressing deep into #cwc15.

Shaun Marsh brings the ICC Cricket World Cup to Broome
Check out the action as Australia star Shaun Marsh swung by picturesque Cable Beach in Broome, Western Australia, with the Cricket World Cup trophy. He was joined by local school children on the beach and took the Trophy for a special ride atop a camel.

Afghans bowled over by Bay Oval
Afghanistan team manager Bashir Stanikzai talks to nzherald.co.nz about Afghanistan’s remarkable rise from playing on concrete pitches 10 years ago to world class facilities today. Afghanistan are in New Zealand as part of its preparation for #cwc15.