South Africa books quarterfinal place at Cricket World Cup

It took longer than expected to be completely sure, but South Africa’s cricketers finally booked a World Cup quarterfinal place with a victory in their last qualification match. One of the pre-tournament favorites, South Africa moved into second place in Pool B behind leading India with a 146-run win over the United Arab Emirates on[…]

Ireland win toss and bat against India at World Cup

Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and opted to bat in the World Cup Pool B match against defending champions India in Napier on Tuesday. India, who have already qualified for the quarter-finals after four wins in as many matches, kept the same team which beat the West Indies in Perth last week. Ireland,[…]

Ireland pushes Associates’ plea for fair deal at World Cup

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) — Ireland wants to deliver an emphatic message to the International Cricket Council when it plays World Cup champion India in a Pool B match on Tuesday. India is unbeaten in four matches and has already qualified for the quarterfinals, while Ireland has won three of its four matches and needs[…]