Chief Sports Correspondent, Asia
Julian's Feed
Mar 29, 2015

Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – At a World Cup dominated by batsmen and huge scores, it was an old-fashioned fast bowler who ultimately played the biggest role in Australia’s success.

Mitchell Starc, whose devastating pace and movement troubled almost every batsmen who faced him, was named player of the tournament after Australia wrapped up their fifth title with a seven-wicket over New Zealand on Sunday.

Mar 29, 2015

Cricket-Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament

MELBOURNE, March 29 (Reuters) – At a World Cup dominated by batsmen and huge scores, it was an old-fashioned fast bowler who ultimately played the biggest role in Australia’s success.

Mitchell Starc, whose devastating pace and movement troubled almost every batsmen who faced him, was named player of the tournament after Australia wrapped up their fifth title with a seven-wicket over New Zealand on Sunday.

Mar 29, 2015

Faulkner wins man of match award in World Cup final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – James Faulkner has earned his reputation as Australia’s man for every occasion the hard way. Whether it’s with bat or ball, the all-rounder has become the player Australia’s team can always rely on to get them out of pickle.

He was at it again on Sunday, capturing three crucial wickets to lead Australia to a seven-wicket victory in the World Cup final.

Mar 29, 2015

Faulkner wins man of match award in World Cup final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – James Faulkner has earned his reputation as Australia’s man for every occasion the hard way. Whether it’s with bat or ball, the all-rounder has become the player Australia’s team can always rely on to get them out of pickle.

He was at it again on Sunday, capturing three crucial wickets to lead Australia to a seven-wicket victory in the World Cup final.

Mar 29, 2015

Cricket-Faulkner wins man of match award in World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 29 (Reuters) – James Faulkner has earned his reputation as Australia’s man for every occasion the hard way. Whether it’s with bat or ball, the all-rounder has become the player Australia’s team can always rely on to get them out of pickle.

He was at it again on Sunday, capturing three crucial wickets to lead Australia to a seven-wicket victory in the World Cup final.

Mar 29, 2015

Anticipation building ahead of World Cup final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand were anxiously awaiting the start of Sunday’s cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of the sport’s spiritual homes.

Around 90,000 fans were expected to attend the match while millions more will watch on television as the two neighbours and great sporting rivals battle it out for cricket’s greatest prize.

Mar 29, 2015

Cricket-Anticipation building ahead of World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 29 (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand were anxiously awaiting the start of Sunday’s cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of the sport’s spiritual homes.

Around 90,000 fans were expected to attend the match while millions more will watch on television as the two neighbours and great sporting rivals battle it out for cricket’s greatest prize.

Mar 29, 2015

Cricket-Anticipation building ahead of World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 29 (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand were anxiously awaiting the start of Sunday’s cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of the sport’s spiritual homes.

Around 90,000 fans were expected to attend the match while millions more will watch on television as the two neighbours and great sporting rivals battle it out for cricket’s greatest prize.

Mar 28, 2015

Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – New Zealand’s former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final against Australia.

In a heart-wrenching column published on Cricinfo, the 52-year-old said Sunday’s match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground might be the last he ever sees.

Mar 28, 2015

Cricket-Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 28 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final against Australia.

In a heart-wrenching column published on Cricinfo, the 52-year-old said Sunday’s match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground might be the last he ever sees.

    • About Julian

      "I help organise and cover major sports events and stories in Asia. Based in Sydney, Australia for the last decade, I specialise in rugby, cricket, tennis, swimming and football."
    • Follow Julian