21 November 2014
ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap: Volume 9
It's been another busy week of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 news and views. Catch up on it all in one nice, easy place with our weekly news wrap.
The 100 greatest moments countdown continues on cricketworldcup.com with Graham Gooch, Andrew Symonds and Clive Lloyd all featured this week. Make sure you follow cricketworldcup.com for a new moment everyday and VOTE to help us find the greatest World Cup moment ever.
Shaun Tait: A World Cup biography
Often in sport, one person’s misfortune is another’s opportunity. This was certainly the case for fiery paceman Shaun Tait heading into the 2007 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup, reports cricketworldcup.com. Modi, Abbott bond over cricket, pose with world cup
The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy was united with Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott and India Prime Minister Narenda Modi at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, reports cricketworldcup.com. Bell promising a more aggressive England at Cricket World Cup
Speaking to the guardian.com, England batsmen Ian Bell talks about his desire to make his third ICC Cricket World Cup his best and how England can progress deep into the tournament.
World Cup memories spur on Sammy
Darren Sammy remembers something that happened eight years before he was born. "You don't forget Clive Lloyd scoring 100 in the World Cup final or Viv Richards' three run-outs which helped us win," he told ESPNcricinfo, talking about the inaugural World Cup final in 1975.
Cricket World Cup: Brian Lara backs West Indies
Speaking with news.com.au, champion batsman Brian Lara believes the West Indies remain a cricket team to be feared in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
Trophy Tour coverage
The #cwctrophytour continues across New Zealand and Australia. Keep up with all the news, photos and videos right here on cricketworldcup.com. Cricket World Cup 2015: 500,000 seats sold months from first match
Australia sports fans have been urged to get their tickets soon to next year’s Cricket World Cup or risk missing the action, with more than 500,000 seats already sold and less than 100 days till the first ball is bowled, news.com.au reports.
World Cup berths driving Aussies: Finch
Aaron Finch believes fierce competition for World Cup berths is helping Australia, as they seek to complete a series win over South Africa in Melbourne on Friday, reports sbs.com.au.
VIDEO: Watch here to see what happened when former New Zealand star Mark Greatbatch replayed his pinch-hitting efforts against the West Indies from the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992, while in Napier for the #cwctrophytour
Royal Australian Mint to release special cricket coins
Coinupdate.com reports that The Royal Australian Mint will release a new dome-shaped coin to mark the 2015 International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup.
ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap: Volume 10
Cricket World Cup trophy unites Modi and Abbott