India's Rahul inspired by memories of 2011 World Cup glory

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Dhoni, who will turn 38 during the course of the upcoming World Cup, is one of the fittest players in the squad.

An ECB statement confirmed the fracture, but added that Morgan is "expected to make a full recovery" ahead of England's opening fixture in the World Cup, against South Africa at The Oval on May 30.

Only the top ten teams will be taking part in this World Cup and they will all play each other in a round-robin format before the semi-finals stage. "It could be pretty high scoring but I don't see too much high scoring in the later half of the tournament".

About the venue: Overlooked by the towers of three churches, Taunton featured at previous men's World Cups, once in 1983 and twice in 1999.

Playing in home conditions - with the swing, sideways movement and overcast skies that are invariably features - used to be the thing England teams clung to going into an ODI series or tournaments on home turf. But if you take his word for it, he's also the "greatest player in the world".

One of the great cricket tragedies post-millennia has been the slow disintegration of the West Indian cricket team. Generally both teams would like to start in a balanced way and look to capitalise on the moments. So let' s see what and how will they perform in the world cup.

This was in keeping with the tenor of the England chat overall, with Kohli and Aaron Finch, the Australia captain, citing the hosts as pacesetters.

"If you see the last couple of years, the trajectory of scores has been going up and up in England". Yet, with all the globetrotting, money-spinning ventures Gayle is part of, he need not have bothered, at his age, to return to the Windies fold-this decision is purely for him to have one last go at winning a tournament he never has.

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Archer also admitted he will still go and support his old club if he is free, saying: "I still look at their results".

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched its "Express Yourself" campaign, created to speak to young sports fans and provide insight into the players' personalities.

"This is the most unsafe batsman they've ever seen in cricket", Gayle said of himself in the lead-up to the World Cup, pointing out that bowlers are scared of him.

"I think he's going to be their X-factor because he holds a skill set that's very different from anyone else".

One man missing from the squad is Alex Hales, who was withdrawn from all England squads last month, including the 15-man World Cup party after news emerged he was serving a 21-day ban for a second positive test for recreational drug use. I think the kind of build-up that was there for that match and the way we played and the way we won.

While Kohli has an impressive record in worldwide cricket as captain, there is no denying the fact that former skipper M.S. Dhoni plays an integral role in guiding Kohli and helps him with not just setting the right fields for the right batsmen, but also constantly guides the young bowlers in the team.

Even though Archer took only two wickets in England's World Cup warmup ODI series victory over Pakistan, he earned plenty of praise from teammates including Joe Root, Liam Plunkett and Jos Buttler over the pace - which can reach over 90mph - he brings to the bowling attack.