Category Archives: World Cup

Yardy honest about depression

THE Sussex captain Michael Yardy has disclosed he has been suffering from depression, a condition that led to his withdrawal from England’s World Cup campaign before the quarter-final against Sri Lanka in

England must drop jaded Finn

THE difference between the two Ashes sides was never as wide as the chasm suggested by Australia’s trouncing at Adelaide. In the Pom euphoria it was forgotten that England’s suspect batting had

Ireland gain early dominance

A WORLD Cup without Ireland has become almost unthinkable these days, and they have made a good start in the ICC World Cup qualifying tournament in South Africa with victories over Scotland

Chris Dehring: Party of a lifetime

CHRIS Dehring, the World Cup chief executive, has been attempting to sooth fears that some Caribbean venues will be unable to cope with the influx of spectators. Chris Dehring said on Tuesday

World Cup — Scalping all round

THE World Cup organisers in Jamaica have announced that more than 200 tickets, including some for top matches, have been made null and void in a crackdown on the black market, especially

Good news for conch people

CONCH shells and collapsible coolers will be permitted at the World Cup in the West Indies, but banned are items not usually allowed on aircraft such as firearms, explosives, weapons and alcohol.

Ashley Giles Bombshell

ASHLEY Giles has retained his credibility in the England set-up with the inclusion of his name among the provisional 30 players for the World Cup in the West Indies , announced on