Sachin Tendulkar is determined to complete the job and win the World Cup for India, when they face Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Chaminda Vaas and Suraj Randiv have been called up as cover for Sri Lanka with Muttiah Muralitharan and Angelo Mathews both struggling.
Michael Clarke says it is an 'honour' to captain Australia after he was named as Ricky Ponting's successor by Cricket Australia.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has urged his players to remain focused ahead of the ICC World Cup semi-final on Wednesday.
Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi says he hasn't ruled out Shoaib Akhtar being recalled for the World Cup semi-final with India.
Ricky Ponting has resigned as Test and one-day captain of Australia but insists he wants to continue playing at the top level.
Sri Lanka are again sweating over the fitness of spin-king Muttiah Muralitharan ahead of Tuesday's semi-final against New Zealand.
Ross Taylor wants to make history and help New Zealand reach the World Cup final for the first time with victory over Sri Lanka.
Pakistan's Umar Gul is keen for fellow paceman Shoaib Akhtar to be recalled to the side for the World Cup semi-final with New Zealand.
Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from one-day cricket so he can focus on the Twenty20 format.
Ricky Ponting says he will put the Australian cricket team first when he decides whether to continue as captain in the coming days.
Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga both hit centuries as Sri Lanka defeated England by 10 wickets in the World Cup quarter-finals.
New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram hopes his team will build on their victory over South Africa and finally reach the World Cup final.
Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is confident his bowlers will be able to control Sachin Tendulkar and beat India next Wednesday.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels India will now go on to win the World Cup after they beat his side to reach the last four.
South Africa continue to underachieve in major tournaments after crashing out of the World Cup with a 49-run defeat to New Zealand.
Vice captain Mahela Jayawardene insists his Sri Lanka side are under no extra pressure ahead of the quarter-final against England.
Andrew Strauss insists England can go into their World Cup quarter-final against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Saturday with 'less to fear'.
Spinner Adil Rashid has been called up the to the England squad as a replacement for Michael Yardy ahead of the clash with Sri Lanka.
New Zealand should have experienced duo Daniel Vettori and Brendan McCullum available for Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
Michael Yardy has announced that he is to leave England's World Cup squad because he is suffering from depression.
Pakistan set up a semi-final with either India or Australia after demolishing West Indies by 10 wickets in Mirpur.
Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss believes Muttiah Muralitharan will be fit and ready to face England in the ICC World Cup quarter-finals.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting has played down reports suggesting he is set to retire at the end of the World Cup.
England all-rounder Paul Collingwood will have keyhole surgery on a knee injury after the World Cup and could miss the IPL.
Australia batsman Mike Hussey is unconcerned about taunts from Yuvraj Singh ahead of their quarter-final clash with India.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen admits Thursday's World Cup quarter-final with India will be played with the intensity of the final itself.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed his misfiring batsmen to find their touch against Pakistan in the World Cup quarter-final.
South Africa star Francois du Plessis is confident of beating New Zealand and progressing to the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen believes all the pressure will be on India when his men take on the tournament co-hosts on Thursday.
England batting coach Graham Gooch is confident that they can win the World Cup after scraping into the quarter-finals.
Ian Bell has hinted that he would like to open the batting for England in the knockout stages of the Cricket World Cup.
Andy Flower is looking to put England's inconsistency in the group stages behind him as his side prepare for the quarter-finals.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has played down his side's chances of winning the World Cup despite a fine win over New Zealand.
England have been guaranteed a place in the knock-out stages of the World Cup after South Africa's victory over Bangladesh by 206 runs.
Spinner James Tredwell has admitted that England need a period of 'normality' after their thrilling win over the West Indies.
Surrey pace bowler Jade Dernbach has been called into England's World Cup squad after Ajmal Shahzad was ruled out through injury.
Ireland ended their World Cup camping in style with a hard-fought six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in Eden Gardens.
Captain Andrew Strauss feels the spirit in the England team helped them sneak past the West Indies and stay alive at the World Cup.
England scraped an 18-run win over the West Indies to keep their ICC Cricket World Cup campaign alive.
Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that he will be calling time on his international career after the ICC World Cup.
England's Kevin Pietersen has come through a successful operation to fix a hernia problem he picked up during the ICC World Cup.
Andrew Strauss and Graeme Swann have recovered from a sickness bug and will start for England against West Indies on Thursday.
MCC head of cricket John Stephenson is hopeful that day-night Test cricket will take off after the experiment in Abu Dhabi last year.
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis feels victory over Australia in their final group game will give his side momentum in the quarter-finals.
England batsman Jonathan Trott has tipped Andrew Strauss and Graeme Swann to be fit for Thursday's crunch clash with the West Indies.
Pakistan are through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in Kandy.
Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan admits he will be an interested spectator when England play the West Indies on Thursday.
England spin bowler Graeme Swann has admitted that was frustrated by the fine he received following his side's defeat to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh have kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the last eight of the World Cup after a six-wicket win over the Netherlands.
Michael Clarke hit 93 in a 114 partnership with Mike Hussey as Australia beat Kenya by 60 runs to take a World Cup quarter-final place.
Brendon McCullum's 101 helped New Zealand defeat Canada by 97 runs to secure a place in the World Cup quarter-finals.
South Africa have beaten India by three wickets after successfully chasing a target of 297 to win with two balls to spare.
England captain Andrew Strauss believes his side can still win the World Cup despite defeats to Ireland and Bangladesh.
England spinner Graeme Swann has been fined 10% of his match fee for his altercation with umpire Daryl Harper on Friday.
Steve Smith or David Hussey will make way for the returning Mike Hussey for Australia's clash with Kenya on Sunday.
Sri Lanka star Tillakaratne Dilshan has dismissed reports that he had failed a drugs test at the World Cup.
The West Indies have beaten Ireland by 44 runs thanks to a century by Devon Smith and four wickets from Sulieman Benn.
South Africa's Hashim Amla has begun the mind games ahead of the clash with India by suggesting all the pressure will be on the hosts.
A record World Cup opening stand between Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan helped Sri Lanka to a 139-run victory over Zimbabwe.
New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori is hoping he can play for his side in their final World Cup group match.
Three ex-Australia captains have been drafted in to look into why the Aussies are no longer the force they were in Test cricket.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was pleased to beat Holland on Wednesday but admits that his side must improve at the World Cup.
Eoin Morgan has played down the pressure of replacing Kevin Pietersen at the World Cup and will just try to focus on scoring runs.
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis will not drop wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal despite his poor performance against New Zealand on Tuesday.
South Africa are facing an anxious wait to see if their top World Cup wicket-taker Imran Tahir will miss the rest of the tournament.
England have confirmed they have applied to the ICC for permission to call up Chris Tremlett in place of the injured Stuart Broad.
England's Stuart Broad has admitted it is 'not looking so great' after suffering a side strain during Sunday's win over South Africa.
Batsman Mike Hussey has insisted he has fully recovered from a hamstring injury after he was recalled to the Australia World Cup squad.
The ICC has allowed England to call-up Eoin Morgan to their World Cup squad as a replacement for Kevin Pietersen.
England will have to cope without Kevin Pietersen for the rest of the World Cup after he flew home to have surgery on a hernia problem.
Yuvraj Singh's all round performance guided India to a hard fought victory against giant killers Ireland.
Andrew Strauss believes England's World Cup campaign is "back on track" after a thrilling six-run win over South Africa.
Sri Lanka and Australia were forced to settle for a point after their World Cup game was abandoned due to rain.
Kevin Pietersen has confirmed that he will undergo surgery on a hernia problem after England's World Cup campaign.
Ireland all-rounder Trent Johnston believes his side can cause another upset when they face India in the World Cup on Sunday.
Jonathan Trott believes England can bounce back from their defeat to Ireland by beating South Africa in their Group B clash on Sunday.
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan says there is plenty of room for improvement after their nine-wicket defeat to the West Indies.
Tim Southee got three wickets, while Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum hit half centuries as New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets.
England spinner Graeme Swann believes that England have to look forward if they want to win the ICC World Cup.
Centuries by Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers helped to earn South Africa a 231-run victory over the Netherlands in the World Cup.
Ireland hero Kevin O'Brien admits he would love to play in the IPL after suggestions that he might be snapped up by one of the sides.
Andrew Strauss refuses to throw in the towel despite England's humiliating defeat to Ireland but admits his side must improve.
Kevin O'Brien hit the fastest-ever World Cup century as Ireland beat England by three wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Dominic Cork says it is a great honour to be named Hampshire's captain after being given the role for all competitions this year.
England batsman Ian Bell has insisted that his side will be fully focused when they take on Ireland in the ICC World Cup on Wednesday.
Ireland captain William Porterfield says teenage spinner George Dockrell can cause England problems in their World Cup showdown.
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