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Cummins gears for quick Adelaide track

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Pat Cummins expects three wickets against Scotland will be enough to keep his place in the quarterfinals of Australia in Adelaide in what he described as the fastest pitch that has played this summer. There have been a number of personnel changes along Australia’s campaign, but the current position Cummins is what seems to have turned the majority. Josh Hazlewood was used in the first … Continue reading

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Pakistan, Ireland set for do-or-die World Cup duel

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The last league match in the group stage a month will be the winner in the quarterfinals and let the loser facing a complicated countback-rate execution against the West Indies. A probable triumph of the West Indies in the UAE earlier on Sunday will bring them level with Pakistan and Ireland six points to establish a sharp finish to the knockout rounds. Defending champions India … Continue reading

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Windies’ Cup dream hinges on weather gods

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The hopes of the twice champions of a berth hinge quarterfinals in a convincing victory in Napier after a series of unconvincing performances in Group B, including a shock defeat to Ireland. It is currently in fifth place in the group and advance should snatch fourth place in Pakistan or Ireland, who play each other on Sunday in Adelaide. But a hurricane thousands of miles … Continue reading

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World Cup braced for final countdown

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Six of the eight quarter are already known – New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from Group A and defending champions India and South Africa in Group B. That leaves 1992 champions Pakistan, 1975 and 1979 winners of the West Indies and Ireland no test Side fighting for the remaining two seats. Their fate will be decided on Sunday with Pakistan facing Ireland in … Continue reading

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Australia bowl first against Scotland at Cricket World Cup

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This was the final group match for both sides, with four-time champion and co-hosts the tournament in Australia and across the quarterfinals and winless Scots is no longer able to advance in the second round. Australia recalled paceman Pat Cummins instead of spinner Xavier Doherty in the only change to the side that beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs in Sydney last week, while Clarke … Continue reading

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Afghans vow to ‘come back stronger’ after World Cup experience

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Sent to bat after England captain Eoin Morgan won a strike in overcast conditions at the SCG, first order of Afghanistan collapsed in the face of accurate swing bowling directed by James Anderson. By the time the first of several rain breaks finally stopped their tickets, Afghanistan was limited to 111 for seven in 36.2 overs. England, which like Afghanistan and failed to qualify for … Continue reading

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Afghanistan hope to sign off on a high

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It might be a game that is a dead rubber on paper, but for England and Afghanistan the game would be greatly significant extent. England and Afghanistan are thus of truth for a spot in the quarterfinals, with both teams taking positions five six in Group A. Both teams have won once against lowly Scotland. While the loss of a wicket Afghanistan Scotland was the … Continue reading

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Report: Clinical South Africa rout UAE by 146 runs

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In the 2015 Cricket World Cup, AB de Villiers has shown its pedestrian built-making skills to complement their destructive batting. His exploits every horizon, backed by an aggressive 28-ball fifty Farhaan Behardien and a fire spell Morne Morkel of South Africa gave a resounding 146-run victory in the UAE in Wellington on Thursday and almost sealed second place for them in Group B. Chasing 342, … Continue reading

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Kohli still has a long way to go: Dav Whatmore

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Virat Kohli, with 26, has already scaled heights many of his peers dream of reach throughout his career, but coach Dav Whatmore said Zimbabwe skillful still has much to achieve. Whatmore, who coached Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja when they were part of the Indian team U-19, also went to greet the current captain of the Indian Test saying that there have been many cases of … Continue reading

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Dominant New Zealand look to end group stage with perfect record

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During the World Cup 1992, which was also held Down Under, New Zealand was in a seven-game unbeaten streak before losing the final pool match against Pakistan and then lose again to Imran Khan “cornered tigers’ in the semifinals retire there a lesson for men of Brendon McCullum team of Martin Crowe -. The timing is everything Come Friday at Seddon Park in Hamilton, will … Continue reading

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