India in England 2014

2nd ODI : Raina routes commanding 133 runs win for Indians.

1st ODI : Rain eats up series opener without a ball bowled.

Schedule : 3rd ODI on 30 August, Saturday, at Trent Bridge.

5th test : England won by inn + 244 runs & take series 3-1.

4th test : Home team go ahead with an inn + 54 runs win.

3rd test : England equalize series 1-1 with 266 runs win.

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

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

South Africa & Australia in Zimbabwe 2014

Match 2 : South Africa beat Australia, chase down tough 328.

Match 1 : Aussies start season crushing Zimbabwe by 198 runs.

Points table : Australia on top with bonus point v Zimbabwe.

Schedule : South Africa v Zimbabwe on 29th, Friday at Harare.

3rd ODI : Proteas clean sweep series with yet another easy win.

2nd ODI : South Africans secure series with laborious victory.

1st ODI : Amla's 15th century, South Africa won by 93 run margin.

Only test : Zimbabweans fight but South Africans won by 9 wickets.

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

2nd ODI : Sri Lankans level series with solid 77 runs victory.

Schedule : 3rd & series deciding ODI on Saturday at Dambulla.

1st ODI : Maqsood and Alam open Pakistan account on the tour.

2nd test : Easy 105 runs win for Lankans, Jayawardene retires.

1st test : Sri Lankans snatch a dramatic win on the last day.

Bangladesh in West Indies 2014

Schedule : Only T20 on Wednesday, 2 test matches follow.

3rd ODI : Record breaking Ramdin ensures the whitewash.

2nd ODI : Bangladesh 70 all out, Windies won by 177 runs.

1st ODI : Pollard and Ramdin outshine Anamul Haque's ton.

India in Australia 2014-15

Indians are lucky to tour Australia just before revisiting to defend their World cup in same conditions couple of months later. Last time in 2011, they lost all four tests. Can 2014 be any better? Also, traditional tri-series in Australia returns with England being the third team.
Schedule : Two tour matches before 1st test at Brisbane from 4th December.

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, Afghanistan and Scotland.
Group B = India, South Africa, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland and United Arab Emirates.
Schedule : Starts on 14 February with New Zealand facing Sri Lanka.