Adam Gilchrist lived up to his billing as the most dangerous one-day international batsman in the game with a record-breaking 149 as Australia piled up 281 for four against Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at Kensington Oval Saturday.
He was branded too old and too hittable. But like the horse who won the Derby despite being bred for a shorter distance, if someone told Glenn McGrath this was a World Cup too far, he didn’t hear them.
If there is one skipper who is smiling all the way in the World Cup, it is Australian Ricky Ponting whose side have been crushing all opposition with ruthless efficiency.
Sobers or Imran. Legendary all-rounders. But who is the greatest of all time?
It should have been a blockbuster which packed in the crowds and attracted rave reviews.
Glenn McGrath believes he is retiring from cricket safe in the knowledge that there are plenty of fast bowlers waiting to take his place in the Australia side.
The chances that a collapse of the dome of the Sourfriere Hills volcano could impact people in the safe zone is minimal and there is no reason to expand the no-go area in Montserrat, the government said.
Canada’s newest plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions will be much too little and too late, environmentalists said Thursday.
A much anticipated decision by a world court that will draw – once and for all – a maritime border between Guyana and Suriname could dramatically change the fortunes of the two nations if predictions about the abundance of oil and natural gas deposits prove true.
An Amerindian mother of two is being hailed for her courage this morning having survived a plane crash off the Pakaraima Mountains in Guyana, rescuing the only other survivor and then starting on a long and arduous journey through the dangerous jungle to find civilisation.
The body of the late Pakistani cricket coach Bob Woolmer is enroute to Johannesburg from Jamaica. He is expected to arrive Sunday. Deputy Commissioner Mark Shields, heading up a team of 30 investigating officers, said the investigations were “huge and complex” signaling that collaring the killer might be long in coming.
Sri Lanka is banking on the publicity from the cricket World Cup to attract foreign investment and tourism to the South Asian island nation better known for its separatist conflict.
St Lucia’s new government has indicated it is set to establish ties with Taiwan even though it has a decade-long relationship with China.
Australia skipper Ricky Ponting admitted that he can’t wait for Saturday to come when his all-conquering team take on Sri Lanka in the World Cup final. The Bridgetown title showdown will be two-time defending champions Australia’s fourth successive final appearance and they will start as overwhelming favourites after beating South Africa by seven wickets in the semi-final here on Wednesday.