Cricket: ICC World Cup 2007

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 - West Indies: Match schedules, TV & Radio Schedules, Venues, Match Reports and more cricket news from the World Cup

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Twenty20 World Cup: Live on TV Channels

Pakistani broadcaster Geo UK is telecasting the ICC Twenty/20 Cricket World Cup which started yesterday, Tuesday 11th September and will go on till the final on Monday 24th September. The Twenty/20 cricket World Cup is a huge coup for the channel who has been competing with the likes of ARY Digital and ZEE Network for Asian cricket rights in the UK. Furthermore, the channel will broadcast the cricket unencrypted. Geo UK will telecast the matches in UK and Europe in the Urdu dialect with Sky Sports holding the rights for commentary in English.


Live on PayPerView basis – they mention 2 differen options, 1 for Ontario and 1 for Canada. I don’t know what they really mean so it’s better you check with local Canada authorities. ( It may be that Rogers TV is for Ontario and Bell Express for the whole of Canada)

Rogers- 1-888-764-3771
For CBNCall Bell ExpressVu -1-888-759-3474
Live on ESPN (English) and Star Cricket (English audio)

Middle East Cricket Fans (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait) please check Fox Sports and Hum FM. They had broadcasted the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 live earlier.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

Points Table, Net Run Rates and Super Eight matches left

Australia - 6 points - Net Run Rate: +2.014
Matches left: England, Newzealand, Ireland, Sri Lanka

England - 2 points - Net Run Rate: +0.047
Matches left: Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, West Indies

Sri Lanka - 2 points - Net Run Rate: +1.972
Matches left: West Indies, England, Australia, Newzealand, Ireland

West Indies - 2 points - Net Run Rate: -0.783
Matches left: England, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa

Newzealand - 4 points - Net Run Rate: +0.982
Matches left: Bangladesh, Ireland, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia

South Africa - 2 points - Net Run Rate: -0.714
Matches left: Ireland, Bangladesh, West Indies, Newzealand, England

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Results Summary till 19th March 2007

Date, Teams, Scores & Man of the Match for World Cup Cricket 2007 Matches: 13-03-07 to 19-03-07

Group D - West Indies vs. Pakistan
West Indies (241-9) beat Pakistan (187) by 54 runs
Dwayne Smith

Group A - Australia vs. Scotland
Australia (334-6) beat Scotland (131) by 203 runs
Ricky Ponting

Group C - Kenya vs. Canada
Kenya (203-3) beat Canada (199) by seven wickets
Steve Tikolo

Group B – Sri Lanka vs. Bermuda
Sri Lanka (321-6) beat Bermuda (78) by 243 runs
Mahela Jayawardene

Group D – Zimbabwe vs. Ireland
Ireland (221-9) tied with Zimbabwe (221)
Jeremy Bray

Group A- South Africa vs. Netherlands
South Africa (353-3) beat Netherlands (132-9) by 221 runs
Herschelle Gibbs

Group C – England vs. New Zealand
New Zealand (210-4) beat England (209-7) by six wickets
Scott Styris

Group B – India vs. Bangladesh
Bangladesh (192-5) beat India (191) by five wickets
Mashrafe Mortaza

Group D - Pakistan vs. Ireland
Ireland (133-7) beat Pakistan (132) by three wickets
Niall O’Brien

Group A – Australia vs. Netherlands
Australia (358-5) beat Netherlands (129) by 229 runs
Brad Hodge

Group C – England vs. Canada
England (279-6) beat Canada (228-7) by 51 runs
Paul Collingwood

Group B – India vs. Bermuda
India (413-5) beat Bermuda (156) by 257 runs
Virender Sehwag

Group D - West Indies vs. Zimbabwe
West Indies (204-4) beat Zimbabwe (202-5) by six wickets
Sean Williams

Friday, March 16, 2007

Qualification Rules for the Super Eight Stage of the World Cup

Following the Group stage the top 2 teams in each group will progress to the next phase (the Super Eight series). Each team will play every other team that has qualified for the Super Eight series except for the team that it played in the Group stage (six matches). The result of this match and any points gained will be carried forward to the Super Eight series. No other points from the Group stage will be carried forward to the Super Eight series.

The following point system will apply:

Win 2 Tie or no result 1 Loss 0

Group Matches
In the event of teams finishing on equal points in its Group, the right to play in the Super Eight series will be decided in the following order of priority:

• The team with the most wins in the Group matches will be
placed in the higher position.
• If there are teams with equal points and equal wins in the
Group matches then in such case the team with the higher
net run rate in the Group matches will be placed in the
higher position

• If following the net run rate calculation above there are
teams which are still equal, then the team with the higher
number of wickets taken per balls bowled in the Group
matches in which results were achieved will be placed in the
higher position.
• If still equal, the team which was the winner of the head to
head match played between them will be placed in the
higher position.
• In the highly unlikely event that teams cannot be separated
by the above this will be done by drawing lots.

However, for the purpose of the Super Eight stage, even if Australia finish second and South Africa first on the basis of point in its group, Australia will still be treated as A1 and South Africa as A2. Here, the ICC ratings will apply.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 - Rules for the Bowl Out

The following procedure will apply should the provision for a bowl out be adopted in any match.

1. Subject to weather conditions the bowl out will take place on the scheduled day of the match at a time to be determined by the referee.

2. The bowl out will take place on the pitch allocated for the match (the designated pitch) unless otherwise determined by the umpires in consultation with the ground authority and the referee.

3. A full set of stumps, including bails, will be pitched at both ends of the designated pitch.

4. The bowlers will all bowl from the same end.

5. The host television broadcaster shall be consulted as to which end of the ground the bowlers should bowl from, although the final decision will be taken by the referee.

6. CWC 07 shall ensure there is an adequate supply of dry, used balls.

7. The captains shall toss a coin for the right to decide which team bowls first or second in the bowl out. The referee will supervise the toss in the normal manner.

8. The captains shall nominate their five bowlers to each other, the umpires and referee prior to the toss. In the event of injury during the bowl out, the injured player may be replaced by another bowler.

9. The wicket keeper will not be permitted to stand up to the stumps.

10. No bowler will be allowed a practice delivery.

11. The umpires will stand in their normal positions and will be responsible for officially recording the number of ‘hits’ on the wicket. Their decision shall be final as to the result.

12. The referee will be responsible for making sure only the chosen bowlers actually bowl, and that no bowler bowls more than once until permitted to do so.

13. The bowls are taken alternately by the teams.

14. The team with the most number of hits after five bowls shall be declared the winner.

15. If, after both teams have taken five bowls, both have scored the same number of hits on the wicket, or have not scored any hits, bowls continue to be taken in the same order until one team has scored a hit more than the other from the same number of bowls. That team shall be declared the winner.

16. Each bowl is taken by a different player and all 10 eligible players (the wicket keeper shall not bowl) must bowl a delivery before any player can take a second bowl.

17. Only the eligible players and match officials are permitted to remain on the field of play when the bowls are being taken.

18. All players, except the bowler at the time and the wicket keeper, must remain just outside the 30 yard circle at mid-wicket.

19. Unless otherwise stated by the referee and on-field umpires, Law 24 and ICC standard playing condition 24.1 shall apply. In the case of an infringement the umpire shall call ‘no ball’ and the delivery shall be considered a miss and will not be retaken.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

West Indies crush Pakistan in World Cup opener

Pakistan vs West Indies, 13th March 2007, Sabina Park in Jamaica
Pakistan Scorecard cum Summary:
187 all out in 47.2 overs, lost to West Indies by 54 runs
Man of the match: D Smith
Imran Nazir – 6
Hafeez – 11
Younis Khan – 9
Mohammad Yousuf – 37
Inzamam-ul-Haq – 36
Shoaib Malik – 62
Kamran Akmal – duck
Rana Naved – 11
Rao Ifthikar – 11
Umar Gul – 0
Kaneria not out without scoring

Nazir, Khan & Yousuf were caught by the Windies keeper Ramdin. While Powell got rid of both the openers, Bravo cleaned the last 3. Smith chipped in with 2 wickets. Taylore & Collymore took one each