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  • Australia must play swing better - Clarke

    Australia must play swing better - Clarke

    28 Feb 2015 09:31

    Australia captain Michael Clarke said his side had to bat better against swing bowling if they were to win the World Cup after a top-order collapse ultimately proved decisive in a dramatic one-wicket defeat by New Zealand.Clarke's men we

  • UAE dismissed for 102 by India

    UAE dismissed for 102 by India

    28 Feb 2015 09:01

    India were on course for a third win in three World Cup matches when they bowled out the amateurs of the UAE for just 102 in their Pool B match at the WACA on Saturday.The UAE lasted just 31.3 overs after winning the toss and electing to

  • McCullum ready for beer after Aussie thriller

    McCullum ready for beer after Aussie thriller

    28 Feb 2015 07:46

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hailed the perfect finish to his side's thrilling one-wicket World Cup win over Australia in Auckland on Saturday, saying the game had finished so early a capacity crowd would have plenty of time for a drink

  • Russell blasts Windies to thrilling one-wicket win

    Russell blasts Windies to thrilling one-wicket win

    25 Jan 2015 16:46

    A thrilling burst of hitting by Andre Russell carried the West Indies to a one-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international

  • Sharma century leads India to 267-8 Australia

    Sharma century leads India to 267-8 Australia

    18 Jan 2015 08:16

    A brilliant Rohit Sharma century enabled India to recover from a shaky start and post a competitive total in the one-day international against A

  • Captain Morgan ton rescues England

    Captain Morgan ton rescues England

    16 Jan 2015 07:31

    Skipper Eoin Morgan produced a lone hand with the bat to lift a rattled England to 234 all out in the opening one-day international against Aust

  • Gayle leads Windies to world record triumph

    Gayle leads Windies to world record triumph

    11 Jan 2015 17:46

    Chris Gayle blasted 90 off 41 balls as the West Indies achieved a world record run chase in the second Twenty20 international on Sunday to beat

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  • Terminally ill Crowe 'honoured' by Hall of Fame award

    Terminally ill Crowe 'honoured' by Hall of Fame award

    28 Feb 2015 05:31

    New Zealand great Martin Crowe was inducted into Cricket's Hall of Fame on Saturday, the terminally ill former batsman describing it as a "great honour" and prompting a standing ovation from 40,000 fans at Eden Park.Known as one of the g

  • Festive Auckland welcomes World Cup rivals

    Festive Auckland welcomes World Cup rivals

    28 Feb 2015 04:31

    Thousands of fans packed Eden Park on Saturday for the World Cup clash between four-time champions Australia and New Zealand, insisting they were witnessing "the final before the final."The match promised to be a blockbuster as both team

  • Whatmore's inside knowledge key for Zimbabwe, says captain

    Whatmore's inside knowledge key for Zimbabwe, says captain

    28 Feb 2015 04:01

    Zimbabwe are pinning their hopes on coach Dav Whatmore's inside knowledge of Pakistan's talent and well-known frailties when the teams meet in the World Cup on Sunday.Whatmore was at the helm of Pakistan for two years from 2012.Bu

  • New Zealand bowl out Australia for 151

    New Zealand bowl out Australia for 151

    28 Feb 2015 03:46

    A dominant New Zealand bowled out former champions and fellow co-hosts Australia for a paltry 151 in 32.2 overs in their key World Cup Pool A game in Auckland on Saturday.Trent Boult finished with a career best five for 27 while Tim Sout

  • Sri Lanka coach Atapattu wary of England threat

    Sri Lanka coach Atapattu wary of England threat

    28 Feb 2015 03:31

    Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu has insisted his side won't underestimate a faltering England when the teams meet in the World Cup in Wellington on Sunday.England have yet to beat a Test nation at the tournament so far, having been thras

  • Current New Zealand 'best on park', says Fleming

    Current New Zealand 'best on park', says Fleming

    28 Feb 2015 02:46

    Former captain Stephen Fleming Saturday declared the current New Zealand team "the best one-day international side we've put on the park," saying their brand of cricket has made the nation proud.The 41-year-old was at Eden Park to watch

  • England need to beat 'big side', says Woakes

    England need to beat 'big side', says Woakes

    28 Feb 2015 02:31

    England need to beat a "big side" such as Sri Lanka if they are to get their World Cup campaign up and running, paceman Chris Woakes said Saturday.Eoin Morgan's side face Sri Lanka, the 1996 champions, in Wellington on Sunday with the te

  • De Villiers "best of century", says Tahir

    De Villiers "best of century", says Tahir

    28 Feb 2015 01:46

    South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir described captain AB de Villiers as "the best player of the century" after the skipper smashed a whirlwind, undefeated 162 against the West Indies at the World Cup. De Villiers made his runs off just 66 ball

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