It’s been a tumultuous week for the Cricket World Cup – as a competition, and as a trophy.
There have been disputable tenet publications, the uncovering of another prize cash structure, squad choice dramatizations, and the little matter of a sky swoop with a beachfront arriving. Discover what all the whine is about in our week after week Cup Countdown story.
Cricket World Cup 2015 Prize Money
The pride. The renown. The pay day.
The ICC declared on Monday that the World Cup champs will take home a cool Us$3.5 million ($4 million) for their endeavors, with the runners-up scarcely duped with $us1.75 million ($2 million) in prize cash.
Any semblance of Afghanistan and Scotland are ensured Us$35,000 only for playing in the gathering stage, and in the event that they happen to snatch a triumph they’ll take home an additional Us$45,000.
CUMMINS KEEN ON CUP SPOT
He came back to universal cricket with a blast amid the late Twenty20s against South Africa, and now Pat Cummins is looking at off a World Cup spot on home soil.
The 21-year-old put in very nearly three years out of the national side after a terribleness run of wounds however looked to have put that behind him as he tore into the South African batsmen with noteworthy pace and bob.
It is accepted the NSW tyro won’t be surged go into Test cricket however a spot in Australia’s World Cup squad now appears a sensible recommendation. Cummins entertained the likelihood amid his appearance on Fox Sports’ Back Page Live.
“Each cricketer in Australia needs to be a piece of that World Cup, and for it to be at home… its something we all have in the once again of our psyches,” Cummins said.
“Totally I’d want to be there.”
WORLD CUP TAKEN TO NEW HEIGHTS
A week ago, the World Cup trophy and a few of its forerunners were captured among the staggering surroundings of Sydney Harbor.
In the not so distant future, the Cup was a few thousand kilometers west and a few thousand feet over that level in the wake of partaking in a sky plunge over Jurien Bay in Western Australia.
As per coordinators it is the first run through any World Cup trophy has been this high – and that incorporates the times it was held overtop by titan quick bowlers.
We’re upbeat to report the trophy and its caretakers made a safe arriving. The trophy was indeed strapped to the sky jumpers, guaranteeing they couldn’t drop the World Cup.
If Herschelle Gibbs had that helpful in 1999.
It’s A TIE, BUT BOTH TEAMS WIN!
The ICC has uncovered a tie in the World Cup last would bring about both groups being announced victors.
It’s a choice that has made a lot of civil argument around the cricketing scene, with numerous naming the framework a “sham” and demanding the sport’s marquee competition should have a through and through champ.
We additionally took the freedom of thinking of 10 different techniques that could be utilized to pick a victor in the occasion of a tied last.
INDIA IN RED HOT FORM
India is on track for an alternate solid indicating at the World Cup in the wake of fixing a pounding one-day arrangement win over Sri Lanka.
The Indians took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match arrangement in the wake of recording an agreeable six-wicket triumph in Hyderabad.
Sri Lanka commander Mahela Jayawardene, who is designing up for his swan tune at the World Cup, hit a battling hundred however didn’t get enough backing from his partners as the travelers were hard and fast for 242.
India experienced little difficulty pursuing down the target because of the 91 scored by opener Shikhar Dhawan and a half-century from stand-in captain Virat Kohli.
SOUTH AFRICA WARY OF CHOKERS TAG
Notwithstanding reliably being one of the best one-day groups on the planet since being readmitted to universal cricket in the early 1990s, South Africa has never made it to a World Cup last.
As much as they attempt shake off the “chokers” label, it is liable to stay with the Proteas until the win the World Cup – a reality recognized by a few segments of the South African media in the not so distant future.
“The weight that accompanies living with that truth – there are no unforgiving truths, just truths – has unscrewed SA’s valor from its staying place too often,” Telford Vice of the Sunday Times composed.
The Proteas have a tremendous opportunity to stake a mental playing point over Australia in the up and coming one-day arrangement, while they could even take a positive from an arrangement rout, as it is a chance for them to get their mental evil spirits off the beaten p