Chris Barrett 7:42 AM It was just a couple of sentences in a post-match explanation that ran close to 10 minutes, but in the current climate of uneasiness behind the scenes of the Australian team it stood out like a dot ball bowled to Brendon McCullum.
Chris Barrett 7:42 AM Already jubilant with a dramatic win over big brothers Australia, New Zealanders are having a field day with a video clip showing Glenn Maxwell displaying a choking gesture to the Eden Park crowd as Saturday's Group A epic went down to the wire.
7:45 AM Ireland take a major step towards retaining their Six Nations title with a pulsating win in Dublin.
Brad Walter 10:53 PM Manly chief executive Joe Kelly has raised concerns about the NRL owning a club that is trying to lure away star Sea Eagles halfback Daly Cherry-Evans following revelations of a meeting last week between his management and NRL head of football Todd Greenberg.
David Polkinghorne 7:04 PM Jindabyne mountain biker Tegan Molloy has finished second in the women's elite downhill on Sunday.
Sam Holden 7:41 AM Superb efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho hand Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City to deliver a blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations.
Sebastian Hassett 6:41 AM A Western Sydney Wanderers fan could face a multi-year ban from A-League matches and possible police charges after hitting Sydney FC defender Aaron Calver at the conclusion of the Sydney derby at Pirtek Stadium.
11:35 PM Lucie Safarova continued her fine start to 2015 by claiming her first ever victory over Victoria Azarenka to win the Qatar Open title in Doha on Saturday.
Linda Pearce 6:30 PM In the early days of Wally Masur's five-year stint as Australia's Davis Cup coach from 2001, the former world No.15 was so enthusiastic about the prospects of a marquee squad that included Pat Rafter, Mark Philippoussis, and a young Lleyton Hewitt that he made what he now calls a "bizarre" declaration to then-captain John Fitzgerald about what endless glories could lie ahead.
The West Indies take on a determined Zimbabwe in their Group B match at Manuka Oval.
Newcastle coasted to a 26-4 trial win over Canberra in Queanbeyan.
More heartbreak for Wanderers as Reds strike late at Hindmarsh.
West Indian batsmen Darren Bravo suffered a scare against Pakistan.
It's you vs the world, as you play along in the Cricket World Cup.