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24 October 201407:31

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap Volume 5

Get your weekly fix of all the ICC Cricket World Cup news and views in one, nice easy place with our weekly wrap.

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap Volume 5 - Cricket News
Trans-tasman net bowler search begins
With 1,500 net bowlers required across the 14 host cities in Australia and New Zealand for #cwc15, cricketworldcup.com was on hand to talk to Australia legend Matthew Hayden at the net bowler launch.

Hagley Oval receives ICC tick of approval
cricketworldcup.com reports that #cwc15 opening venue Hagley Oval has received the official tick of approval from the International Cricket Council

New Zealand v South Africa: Preview in numbers
As the road to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 gets underway for New Zealand and South Africa, cricketworldcup.com takes an interesting look at their rivalry in numbers.

Trophy to come to Rotorua
The Rotorua Daily Post reports on the excitement ahead of the #cwctrophytour which will take in 22 stops around New Zealand, including Rotorua on 13 November.

Ireland’s learning experience in New Zealand and Australia
On the eve of its final game on the HPP tour to Australia and New Zealand, Otago Daily Times spoke to coach Phil Simmons about what the team has learned on its World Cup warm-up tour.

Ed Joyce reflects on ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 hopes
The Irish Post spoke to Ed Joyce about his hopes for Ireland at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and his experiences playing in two previous tournaments.

Road to ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 starts now for Black Caps
The Dominion-Post reports on the start of New Zealand’s biggest home summer, which starts with a three-match series against South Africa.

Reporter faces up to Scotland’s quickest bowlers
After facing up to a bowling machine at 160 kph, Campbell Live reporter Ali Akram decided to see what the Scotland bowlers have to offer in the nets.

Kapil Dev says Australia and Sri Lanka are favourites
1983 World Cup Winning Captain Kapil Dev has called Australia and Sri Lanka the favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 as SportsKeeda reports.