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  • Factbox - Pakistan vs South Africa

    Factbox - Pakistan vs South Africa

    Reuters - 3 minutes 55 seconds ago
    Factbox - Pakistan vs South Africa

    NAPIER (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park in Auckland. ... …

  • Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    Associated Press - 4 minutes 34 seconds ago
    Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as questions turned to whether security was neglected. …

  • Australia fear nothing, even defeat, says Finch

    Australia fear nothing, even defeat, says Finch

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
    Australia fear nothing, even defeat, says Finch

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia are not sweating on Sunday's crunch Pool A match against Sri Lanka, even if defeat at the Sydney Cricket Ground would make their path to the final more difficult, opener Aaron Finch said on Friday. After losing to New Zealand and taking just a point from their washed out match against Bangladesh, Australia probably need to beat Sri Lanka to ensure they finish in the top two in the pool and avoid India or South Africa in the last eight. "I don't …

  • AB is the Neo of the cricketing world - Steyn

    AB is the Neo of the cricketing world - Steyn

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
    AB is the Neo of the cricketing world - Steyn

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn said on Friday. De Villiers has scored 241 runs in four innings at the tournament, including a stunning 162 not out against West Indies from 66 balls. He has a strike rate of almost 162 and has the most sixes (11) and fours (22) in South Africa's vaunted lineup. Prior to the tournament, he belted a 31-ball century against …

  • Karunaratne out of World Cup, Herath out of Australia match

    Karunaratne out of World Cup, Herath out of Australia match

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
    Karunaratne out of World Cup, Herath out of Australia match

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne almost certainly out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday. Finalists at the last two World Cups, the Sri Lankans are second in Pool A behind New Zealand heading into Sunday's crunch match at the Sydney Cricket Ground against Australia. They will have to take on the co-hosts without left-handed batsman Karunaratne and left-arm spinner …