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ICC World Cup Tournament Preview: The teams, fixtures, squads and more...

Here's all you need to know about the fixtures of each of the 14 teams participating in the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 along with the squad and the teams' past World Cup performances

Here's the updated World Cup team factfiles ahead of the 2015 tournament which takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14-March 29.

Pool A

England

England

Squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Joe Root, James Taylor, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes

Coach: Peter Moores

Fixtures

Feb 14: Australia, Melbourne

Feb 20: New Zealand, Wellington

Feb 23: Scotland, Christchurch

Mar 01: Sri Lanka, Wellington

Mar 09: Bangladesh, Adelaide

Mar 13: Afghanistan, Sydney

World Cup record:

1975: Semi-finals

1979: Runners-up

1983: Semi-finals

1987: Runners-up

1992: Runners-up

1996: Quarter-finals

1999: Pool stage

2003: Pool stage

2007: Super Eights

2011: Quarter-finals

 

Australia

Squad: Michael Clarke (capt), George Bailey, Pat Cummins, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Shane Watson.

Coach: Darren Lehmann

Fixtures

Feb 14: England, Melbourne

Feb 21: Bangladesh, Brisbane

Feb 28: New Zealand, Auckland

March 4: Afghanistan, Perth

March 8: Sri Lanka, Sydney

March 14: Scotland, Hobart

World Cup record:

1975: Runners-up

1979: Pool stage

1983: Pool stage

1987: Champions

1992: Pool stage

1996: Runners-up

1999: Champions

2003: Champions

2007: Champions

2011: Quarter-finals


Sri Lanka

Squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake.

Coach: Marvan Atapattu

Fixtures

Feb 14: New Zealand, Christchurch

Feb 22: Afghanistan, Dunedin

Feb 26: Bangladesh, Melbourne

Mar 1: England, Wellington

Mar 8: Australia, Sydney

Mar 11: Scotland, Hobart

World Cup record:

1975: First round

1979: First round

1983: First round

1987: First round

1992: First round

1996: Champions

1999: First round

2003: Semi-finals

2007: Runners-up

2011: Runners-up

 

Bangladesh

Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, Taijul Islam, and Arafat Sunny.

Coach: Chandika Hathurusinghe

Fixtures

Feb 18: Afghanistan, Canberra

Feb 21: Australia, Brisbane

Feb 26: Sri Lanka, Melbourne

Mar 05: Scotland, Nelson

Mar 09: England, Adelaide

Mar 13: New Zealand, Hamilton

World Cup record:

1999: First round

2003: First round

2007: Super Eights

2011: First round

 

New Zealand

Kiwis

Squad: Brendon McCullum (captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne, Luke Ronchi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Dan Vettori, Kane Williamson.

Coach: Mike Hesson

Fixtures:

Feb 14: Sri Lanka, Christchurch

Feb 17: Scotland, Dunedin

Feb 20: England, Wellington

Feb 28: Australia, Auckland

Mar 08: Afghanistan, Napier

Mar 13: Bangladesh, Hamilton

World Cup record:

1975: Semi-finals

1979: Semi-finals

1983: Pool stages

1987: Pool stages

1992: Semi-finals

1996: Quarter-finals

1999: Semi-finals

2003: Super Six

2007: Semi-finals

2011: Semi-finals

 

Afghanistan

Squad: Mohammad Nabi (captain), Afsar Zazai, Usman Ghani, Aftab Alam, Asghar Stanikzai, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hasan, Javed Ahmadi, Najibullah Zadran, Mirwais Ashraf, Nasir Jamal, Nawroz Mangal, Shapoor Zadran, Samiullar Shenwari,

Coach: Andy Moles

Fixtures

Feb 18: Bangladesh, Canberra

Feb 22: Sri Lanka, Dunedin

Feb 26: Scotland, Dunedin

March 4: Australia, Perth

March 8: New Zealand, Napier

March 13: England, Sydney

World Cup record:

First appearance

 

Scotland

Squad: Preston Mommsen (capt), Kyle Coetzer, Richie Berrington, Frederick Coleman, Matthew Cross, Joshua Davey, Alasdair Evans, Hamish Gardiner, Majid Haq, Michael Leask, Matt Machan, Calum MacLeod, Safyaan Sharif, Robert Taylor, Iain Wardlaw

Coach: Grant Bradburn

Fixtures

Feb 17: New Zealand, Dunedin

Feb 23: England, Christchurch

Feb 26: Afghanistan, Dunedin

Mar 05: Bangladesh, Nelson

Mar 11: Sri Lanka, Hobart

Mar 14: Australia, Hobart

World Cup record:

1999: Pool stage

2007: Pool stage.


Pool B

South Africa

Squad: AB de Villiers (capt), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Vernon Philander, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn

Coach: Russell Domingo

Fixtures

Feb 15: Zimbabwe, Hamilton

Feb 22: India, Melbourne

Feb 27: West Indies, Sydney

March 03: Ireland, Canberra

March 07: Pakistan, Auckland

March 12: United Arab Emirates, Wellington

World Cup record:

1992: Semi-finals

1996: Quarter-finals

1999: Semi-finals

2003: Pool stage

2007: Semi-finals

2011: Quarter-finals

 

India

Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Stuart Binny.

Coach: Duncan Fletcher

Fixtures

Feb 15: Pakistan, Adelaide

Feb 22: South Africa, Melbourne

Feb 28: United Arab Emirates, Perth

Mar 6: West Indies, Perth

Mar 10: Ireland, Hamilton

Mar 14: Zimbabwe, Auckland

World Cup record:

1975: First round

1979: First round

1983: Champions

1987: Semi-finals

1992: First round

1996: Semi-finals

1999: Super Sixes

2003: Runners-up

2007: First round

2011: Champions

 

Pakistan

Squad: Misbah-ul Haq (captain), Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan, Yasir Shah, Ehsan Adil

Coach: Waqar Younis

Fixtures

Feb 15: India, Adelaide

Feb 21: West Indies, Christchurch

March 1: Zimbabwe, Brisbane

March 4: UAE, Napier

March 7: South Africa, Auckland

March 15: Ireland, Adelaide

World Cup record:

1975: Pool Stage

1979: Semi-finals

1983: Semi-finals

1987: Semi-finals

1992: Champions

1996: Quarter-finals

1999: Runners-Up

2003: Pool Stage

2007: Pool Stage

2011: Semi-finals

 

West Indies

Squad: Jason Holder (captain), Marlon Samuels, Sulieman Benn, Darren Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Nikita Miller, Denesh Ramdin, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor

Coach: Stuart Williams

Fixtures

Feb 16: Ireland, Nelson

Feb 21: Pakistan, Christchurch

Feb 24: Zimbabwe, Canberra

Feb 27: South Africa, Sydney

Mar 06: India, Perth

Mar 15: UAE, Napier

World Cup record:

1975: Champions

1979: Champions

1983: Runners-up

1987: Pool stage

1992: Pool stage

1996: Semi-finals

1999: Pool stage

2003: Pool stage

2007: Super Eights

2011: Quarter-finals

 

Zimbabwe

Squad: Elton Chigumbura (capt), Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Hamilton Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Solomon Mire, Tawanda Mupariwa, Tinashe Panyangara, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya, Sean Williams

Coach: Dav Whatmore

Fixtures

Feb 15: South Africa, Hamilton

Feb 19: United Arab Emirates, Nelson

Feb 24: West Indies, Canberra

March 1: Pakistan, Brisbane

March 7: Ireland, Hobart

March 14: India, Auckland

World Cup record:

1983: Group stage

1987: Group stage

1992: Group stage

1996: Group stage

1999: Super Six stage

2003: Super Six stage

2007: Group stage

2011: Group stage

 

Ireland

Squad: William Porterfield (capt), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andrew McBrine, John Mooney, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young

Coach: Phil Simmons

Fixtures

Feb 16: West Indies, Nelson

Feb 25: UAE, Brisbane

Mar 03: South Africa, Canberra

Mar 07: Zimbabwe, Hobart

Mar 10: India, Hamilton

Mar 15: Pakistan, Adelaide

World Cup record:

2007: Super Eights

2011: Pool stage

 

United Arab Emirates

Squad: Mohammed Tauqir (captain), Khurram Khan, Swapnil Patil, Saqlain Haider, Amjad Javed, Shaiman Anwar, Amjad Ali, Nasir Aziz, Rohan Mustafa, Manjula Guruge, Andri Berenger, Fahad Al Hashmi, Muhammad Naveed, Kamran Shahzad, Krishna Karate.

Coach: Aqib Javed

Feb 19: Zimbabwe, Nelson

Feb 25: Ireland, Brisbane

Feb 28: India, Perth

Mar 04: Pakistan, Napier

Mar 12: South Africa, Wellington

Mar 15: West Indies, Napier

World Cup record:

1996: Pool stage. 

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