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21 December 201401:02

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap: Volume 13

With the World Cup less than two months away, check out our weekly wrap to catch up on all the week's news.

ICC Cricket World Cup Weekly Wrap: Volume 13 - Cricket News
Pick your greatest Cricket World Cup XI
Fans have the chance to become selector and pick "Your Greatest Cricket World Cup XI" exclusively on cricketworldcup.com

100 Greatest Moments Countdown
The 100 greatest moments countdown continues on cricketworldcup.com with a magnificent solo effort from Scott Styris, a Zimbabwe upset and a Ryan Ten Doeschate master-class all being featured this week. Make sure you follow cricketworldcup.com for a new moment every day and VOTE to help us find the greatest moment ever!

Opening Events announced for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will launch in spectacular fashion with opening events in both Melbourne and Christchurch on 12 February 2015, cricketworldcup.com reports.

Three qualifiers continue World Cup build-up
Cricketworldcup.com reports that Ireland, Scotland and Afghanistan will play a six-match series as their final preparations continue for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

World Cup race wide open: Border and Waugh
In an exclusive column for cricketworldcup.com, former Australia captain’s Allan Border and Steve Waugh say that the 2015 tournament is the most wide-open World Cup in 20 years.

Australia eye World Cup return for Clarke
Australia have not given up hope of captain Michael Clarke leading them at the World Cup after positive reports from the surgeon who operated on his injured hamstring this week, reports cricinfo.com

Hawkes Bay celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in unique style
It will be a world-first in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, when a "Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match' is played to help celebrate the region's role in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. More Info.

Movement in the Reliance ODI player rankings
With the ICC Cricket World Cup under two months away, there has been movement in the ODI player rankings with England’s Joe Root and Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake achieving career best rankings, cricketworldcup.com reports.

Australia Trophy Tour
The #cwctrophytour continued across Australia this week with special visits to Sovereign Hill heritage museum and a picturesque stop on the Great Ocean Road with the 12 Apostles.

New Zealand Claim Series win v Pakistan

In their final overseas matches before #cwc15 New Zealand claimed a 3-2 series win over Pakistan in a closely fought series in the UAE.

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