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India suffers shocking defeat to Bangladesh in 1st ODI; Sweet Revenge ?

After suffering a painful 109 mauling to India in the quarter finals of 2015 ICC World Cup, Bangladesh has finally taken their “sweet revenge” as they clinched a pumped up 79-run victory over India in the first ODI on Thursday. Burning effigies, chanting “Shame Shame,” during protests, all Bangladeshis from a furious Prime Minister to an  annoyed Bangladeshi ICC president ...

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Australia Wins World Cup 2015: Match Highlights, Nostalgia

New Zealand’s hopes of trouncing their trans-Tasman big brothers — and 2015 World Cup co-hosts — in the latter’s backyard fizzled out as they were defeated by Australia by seven wickets in the final to hold aloft the grand prize in front of a packed house at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). New Zealand were reduced to 39/3 in the ...

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India vs Australia Semifinal Match: Who’s Predicting What?

With New Zealand winning the match against South Africa, there is an overwhleming choice among the prediction creators to vie for another host Australia in the semifinal match on Thursday. Here is what some top cricketers predicted in their interviews with the ICC-Cricket Council and how they went wrong about their wish. Michael Atherton, Former England player and 1996 World ...

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World Cup: Australia bowl out Pakistan for 213

Putting up an impressive show, Australia bowled out Pakistan for 213 in 49.5 overs in the third quarterfinal of the cricket World Cup at the Adelaide Oval here on Friday. Electing to bat, Pakistan struggled from the beginning. Right-handed openers Ahmed Shehzad (5) and Sarfraz Ahmed (10) lost their wickets by playing bad shots. Sarfraz chased an away moving delivery ...

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Rain Disrupts India-Bangladesh match; Restarts

After rain disrupted the match between India and Bangladesh, play restarted  in the World Cup quarter-final being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Thursday. India were batting at 186/3 in 38.1 overs with Rohit Sharma (83 not out) and Suresh Raina (38 not out) at the crease when the skies opened up. The defending champions earlier lost opener ...

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India take on Zimbabwe, Will it be 6-0 Straight in World Cup?

India will play their sixth and final Pool B match against Zimbabwe on Saturday with everybody expecting them to carry forward their streak of unbeaten record at the 2015 cricket World Cup as the defending champions. What is helping India is still a million dollar question. Certainly no lady luck nor Dhoni magic. It could be a coincidence of sorts ...

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Anwar’s 106 lifts UAE to 278/9 against Ireland in World Cup

In-form Shaiman Anwar’s 106 powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to 278/9 against Ireland in a World Cup Pool B game at the Gabba here Wednesday. Ireland bowlers had put up a fine display to reduce the UAE to 131/6 in 31.4 overs before Anwar, who scored his maiden One-Day International (ODI) ton, and Amjad Javed (42) stitched a 107-run ...

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Modi, Sachin congratulate Indian Cricket Team on winning against SA

The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian Cricket Team on winning the match against South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and he was joined by sports minister and Sachin Tendulkar. “Great performance. Well played. Congrats Team India. You make us proud yet again”, the Prime Minister said. Even Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has congratulated Indian ...

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World Cup 2015: India break jinx, defeat South Africa by 130 runs

India finally managed to break a 23-year-old jinx when they thrashed favourites South Africa by 130 runs to win their second World Cup Pool B match at the 90,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on  Sunday. After keeping their unbeaten run against Pakistan in World Cups, the defending champions, a week later, straightened another record when they beat the Proteas — ...

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World Cup 2015: India Must Get Their Calculations Right

On the eve of their key World Cup match against South Africa, India have to look at the results of Saturday’s two matches in planning out their strategy carefully to get their calculations right. Pakistan, whom India beat in their tournament opener, were thrashed by the West Indies, who in their previous game had lost badly to Ireland. And the ...

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World Cup 2015: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Match Preview, Prediction, Live streaming Info, Team News, Stats

Afghanistan did win one match against Bangladesh in Asia Cup last year and if it can balance circumspection and innate aggression, it can repeat the experience once again at Canberra on Wednesday. Time: 14:00 Local Time (03:30 GMT); VENUE: Manuka Oval, Canberra UMPIRES: Steve Davis, Joel Wilson, Aleem Dar, Richard Kettleborough REFEREE: Jeff Crowe But this time, Afghanistan will face two ...

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World Cup 2015: Doordarshan to telecast Indo-Pak Match Live; Star upset

Millions of cricket fans in the country may get to see India’s first World Cup match against traditional rivals Pakistan Feb 15 free of cost as the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the Delhi High Court order that barred public broadcaster Doordarshan from sharing the live feed of the cricket World Cup matches with the cable operators, provided to it by ...

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World Cup 2015 Certain to Boost ODI format: ICC chief

International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson hopes the 11th World Cup will instil fresh energy into the One-Day International (ODI) format, whose popularity has been shrinking following the arrival of shorter Twenty20 version. Crowd figures in 50-over games have fallen in the recent past and there is a fear the concept will become irrelevant following the rise of T20 ...

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World Cup 2015: Pakistan team announced, Misbah to lead

Misbah Ul Haq to lead Pakistan in Australia and New Zealand, 23 years after Imran Khan led Pakistan to the crown . The Pakistan Cricket Board announced its 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday(January 7). The squad contains two openers, four middle order batsmen, five pace bowlers, one ...

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