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Jason Holder: West Indies' Most Important Player at the 2015 Cricket World Cup

Of all the captains on show at the 2015 Cricket World Cup arguably none will be under more pressure than the West Indies' Jason Holder.<p>Expectations aren't especially high in the Caribbean camp, but even allowing for that, the young Barbadian could be in for a testing few weeks.<p>A surprise choice to …

‘Nervous Nineties’ in cricket”: Scientific explanation

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …

Rohit Sharma, India’s destiny intertwined at ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Ranking the Top 10 Cricket World Cup Heroes

What exactly defines a hero? Is it a single moment, or is it a whole tournament of excellence?<p>For the purposes of this exercise, the answer to that question is both. Since the Cricket World Cup first began, it has dished up some wonderful memories. Some players have had lengthy careers, while …

Eoin Morgan Can Lead England to the Semi-Finals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup

Eoin Morgan can defy his critics and help England overcome the odds to reach the semi-finals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, as long as they avoid finishing fourth in Pool A.<p>The top-four sides in the seven-strong pool will qualify for the quarter-finals. There, they will meet the four best sides of …

Cricket World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony: Highlights and Twitter Reaction

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is being Held in Australia and New Zealand, meaning Thursday's opening ceremony saw Christchurch and Melbourne go head-to-head in an attempt to out-do each other.<p>The result was a colourful mix of Maori warriors and pop artists alternating in quick succession, keeping the …

Cricket World Cup 2015 Fixtures: Full Group-Stage Schedule and Matches to Watch

After all the buildup, the 2015 Cricket World Cup is finally almost upon us, with teams in Australia and New Zealand readying themselves for action in the group stage.<p>Games start on Saturday in Christchurch and Melbourne in Pool A, followed on Sunday by the start of Pool B’s fixtures.<p>Let’s take a …

World Cup 2015: Low Expectations May Help England Gather Momentum

England’s national sports teams have commanded low expectations from the fans for some time.<p>Destruction in the Ashes and the football World Cup may be firmly in the rear-view mirror of 2014, but they are representative of malaise regular supporters have grown accustomed to.<p>England have never won a …

World Cup: Michael Clarke Feared Career Was Finished

Australia captain Michael Clarke, who suffered his fourth hamstring in six months, feared his career was finished as he toiled to recover from …

Younis Khan hopes Pakistan change history against India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Darren Lehmann asks fans to cheer Australia to their first-ever home ICC Cricket World Cup victory

Joe Root targets ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to score big runs

James Anderson brushes aside sledging war with David Warner ahead of ICC World Cup 2015

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …

George Bailey Relishes Chance of Playing in Home World Cup

Australia skipper George Bailey said playing in World Cup at home is wonderful opportunity and he doesn't regard it as being under pressure.<p>Melbourne:<p>…

Gary Kirsten Backs Team India to Lift World Cup Again

Former South African opener Gary Kirsten, who was India's coach in their World Cup 2011 triumph, reckons India have learnt how to win World …

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Shane Warne backs senior players to perform during India-Pakistan tie

Virat Kohli: 'Winning This World Cup Would Be More Special Than 2011'

<b>A World Cup winner four years ago, India's leading batsman Virat Kohli explains why repeating the achievement in Australia this year would mean even more.</b><p><b>Do you believe India can win another World Cup?</b><p>We have a very good chance as we have a strong squad, but it is a very open field; lots of teams …

World Cup 2015: Star performers for India against Pakistan in World Cup history

<b>New Delhi:</b> India and Pakistan will lock horns and kick start their respective World Cup campaigns on Sunday, February 15, 2015. India versus Pakistan …

Cricket World Cup Opens

Deneb, tail of Cygnus the Swan

Tonight, look for Deneb, the brightest star in the constellation Cygnus the Swan. The night sky chart at the top of this post presents the view …

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Is Shrinking

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>Anyone who’s seen a picture of Jupiter has stared — for more than a few seconds — at that giant, massive red splotch in the planet’s southern hemisphere. It’s the bloodshot eye of a violent storm bigger than Earth that’s been raging for centuries.<p>the Great Red …

Global warming could make male sea turtles disappear

Global warming may not be so bad for sea turtles — at least, not at first. One of the quirks of sea turtles, along with many other reptiles, is that temperature determines the sex of their offspring. At around 84.2 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius) the ratio of males to females is fairly …

Marine Reptile’s Weird Body Armor a Sign of Life’s Great Recovery

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>Nothing opens up the possibility for evolutionary oddballs to emerge quite like a mass extinction. The worst such catastrophe – the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, about 252 million years ago – so dramatically cut back the world’s biodiversity that the relatively few …

Desert Blocked Spread of Early Dinosaurs

Global warming created a broad desert that for millions of years barred dinosaurs from spreading into what is now North America.<p>A huge desert created by global warming likely prevented early dinosaurs from migrating out of South America for millions of years, suggests an analysis of ancient rocks. …

Compound reverses symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice, research shows

A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of …

Newly discovered praying mantis hunts like a tiger

Bush tiger mantis species found in Rwanda's Nyungwe national park<p>Researchers have discovered a new type of praying mantis previously unknown to science in Rwanda's remote Nyungwe national park. Dystacta tigrifrutex — also known as the tiger bush mantis — earned its name from the hunting practices …