India in England 2014

3rd test : Indians battle against England's imposing 569/7d.

Schedule : Fourth test starts 7th August at Old Trafford.

2nd test : Indians win after 10 losses & 5 draws overseas.

1st test : Indians earn draw confidently after early hiccup.

India test squad : 18 players selected, Gambhir recalled

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South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

2nd test : Sri Lanka two wkts away, South Africa take series.

1st test : South Africans register clear 153 run win at Galle.

3rd ODI : South Africans claim maiden series on Lankan soil.

2nd ODI : Allround Dilshan earns series level win for Lankans.

1st ODI : South Africans start Sri Lankan tour with solid win.

South Africa squads : Hashim Amla new captain in test matches.

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

We've had plenty of Sri Lanka v Pakistan cricket matches in past few years but the two cricketing boards aren't bored as yet, planning another Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka for a month, involving 2 test matches and then 3 ODIs. This will be first engagement for Pakistan after 4 months.

Schedule : First of two test matches from 6th August at Galle

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World cup 2015

1975 = West Indies, 1979 = West Indies, 1983 = India, 1987 = Australia, 1992 = Pakistan, 1996 = Sri Lanka, 1999 = Australia, 2003 = Australia, 2007 = Australia, 2011 = India. Will we see a new winner in 2015? South Africans, Englishmen and Kiwis will surely be hoping so. World cup returns to Trans-tasman countries Australia and New Zealand after over two long decades.
Format : Same as last time with 14 teams broken into two groups of seven each with top four qualifying for the quarter finals.

Group A = Australia, England, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Af'stan & Scotland.
Group B = India, South Africa, Pakistan, Windies, Zimbabwe, Ireland & UAE.
Schedule : Starts on 14 February with New Zealand facing Sri Lanka.