Clarke backs Watson to get a big score

Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will not be surprised if allrounder Shane Watson gets a big score in their World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

Australia confirm two changes for NZ clash

Australia have, as expected, made two changes for their trans-tasman World Cup showdown with New Zealand at the Eden Park stadium in Auckland on Saturday.

Cummins could replace Hazlewood for Oz

Pat Cummins is set to unseat fellow fast bowler Josh Hazlewood from Australia's starting team for their crucial World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

Six most memorable World Cup moments

The World Cup has been going since 1975, with many a memorable moment to consider, but here Nasri Alexander looks back at some of the most stand-out events of the past 40 years.

Opinion: An alternative to a 10-team World Cup

In the science fiction television series, Star Trek, set in the 24th century, baseball is an obscure sport that nobody plays or watches any more. On current trends, this will be the fate of cricket by the middle of this century.