World Cup warm-up matches



Death-defying feats give paceman an edge

Kane Richardson 'one of the best finishers I've seen', according to his BBL coach, as Aussies mull options for Cup opener

Warner all set for Afghan showdown

Australia camp confident a minor leg issue will not prevent David Warner lining up against Afghanistan in their World Cup opener

Match Report

Dhoni ton has India primed for Cup run

India enjoy the perfect warm-up to their World Cup campaign with a big win over Bangladesh in Cardiff with MS Dhoni and KL Rahul hitting centuries


Maxwell to call on Big Bash experience

Glenn Maxwell has turned his attention to Australia's World Cup opener against Afghanistan and hopes to use his experience from the BBL to quell the threat of spinner Rashid Khan

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Khawaja pushes case as Aussies cruise

Usman Khawaja recovered from a knock in the field to give Australian selectors plenty to think about after Australia's emphatic warm-up win over Sri Lanka

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Khawaja all smiles after latest scare

An 'embarrassed' Usman Khawaja laughs off the knee injury that hobbled him in the field, as he returned with a match-winning 89 to steer Australia to a win over Sri Lanka in their final World Cup warm-up


  • PAK
  • AFG
  • SL
  • SA
  • ENG
  • AUS
  • IND
  • NZ
  • WI
  • BAN