Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland was beaten by Kevin Anderson in two sets. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ten days after blowing Novak Djokovic off the clay in sunny Paris, Stan Wawrinka was a loser on the grass at muggy Queen’s, Kevin Anderson securing a (...)

Grant Elliott hit Dale Steyn for six off the penultimate ball of the game to send New Zealand to their maiden World Cup final. Photograph: Afp

The Black Caps’ dream lives on after they won what must rate as one of the most memorable of all world cup games by four wickets. Grant Elliott, perce(...)

The Pakistan cricket team practice ahead of the the final Pool B game against Ireland at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Even if Ireland fail to make the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup they and the other non-Test playing nations have shown enough promise to wa(...)

Rahat Ali is mobbed by his Pakistan team-mates. Photograph: AFP

Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup revival continued with a 29-run Duckworth/Lewis win in a close encounter against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday — a(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa captain AB de Villiers  during the World Cup Pool B match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters 2:10

Skipper William Porterfield believes Ireland cannot afford to dwell on Tuesday’s 201-run mauling at the hands of South Africa’s big-game batsmen in Ho(...)

Australian Phillip Hughes has died at the age of 25 after being struck by a short ball during a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the SCG 2:09

As an opening batsman, the Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being struck by a ball while on 63 during a Sheffield Sh(...)

India’s Yuvraj Singh (left) congratulates Virat Kohli as captain MS Dhoni watches after India won their World Twenty20 semi-final  against South Africa   in Dhaka. Photograph:  Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Virat Kohli’s red-hot bat powered India into Sunday’s World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka as the 2007 champions breezed past South Africa by(...)

Australian bowler Ryan Harris goes to celebrate with his team-mates after taking the key wicket  of South Africa’s AB de Villiers during the fifth day of the third  Test  at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Photograph:  Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia’s Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic fifth and final(...)

Australia’s Michael Clarke sets the field during the third day of the third test match against South Africa. Photograph: Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia took complete control of the deciding third test against South Africa on an elongated third day in Cape Town. Replying to Austr(...)

 David Warner of Australia bats during day four of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George’s Cricket Stadium.  Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

Australia batsman David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after questioning how South Africa worked on the ball(...)