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  • Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup

    Zimbabwe pack up their problems at World Cup

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    If they are to reach the World Cup quarter-finals, Zimbabwe will need to beat Ireland and the UAE, the non-Test nations in Pool B, and find a way to defeat at least one of India, South Africa, Pakistan and the West Indies.It shapes as a

  • Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

    Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.For a non-Test nation, the Scots' World Cup record may not seem that surprising bu

  • Ireland target more shocks, Test status

    Ireland target more shocks, Test status

    28 Jan 2015 00:31

    It is a measure of Ireland's success at the last two World Cups that it will no longer count as a stunning shock if they defeat a Test nation in Australia and New Zealand.Whether it was knocking Pakistan out of the 2007 edition in the Ca

  • Bradman record has Sangakarra reconsidering retirement

    Bradman record has Sangakarra reconsidering retirement

    04 Jan 2015 07:46

    Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara is reconsidering retirement plans after his 203 against New Zealand Sunday put him one behind Australian legen

  • Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

    Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

    28 Dec 2014 09:16

    Virat Kohli says he enjoys the on-field banter with Australia but he let his bat do the talking Sunday with a Test-best 169 to help India fight

  • Boult's triple strike leaves Pakistan in tatters

    Boult's triple strike leaves Pakistan in tatters

    30 Nov 2014 09:01

    New Zealand seamer Trent Boult took three wickets in 18 balls to leave Pakistan struggling at 30-3 at lunch on the fourth day of the third and f

  • Shock as Hughes dies from head injuries

    Shock as Hughes dies from head injuries

    27 Nov 2014 07:31

    Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in one of the highest-profile sporting f

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  • Pakistan player hit for six by ghost sighting

    Pakistan player hit for six by ghost sighting

    27 Jan 2015 07:46

    A Pakistani cricketer on tour in New Zealand was hit for six when he saw what he believed was a ghost haunting him in his hotel room, the team manager said Tuesday.Haris Sohail was convinced a "supernatural" presence was haunting him whe

  • Australia's Watson in doubt for tri-series final

    Australia's Watson in doubt for tri-series final

    27 Jan 2015 05:46

    All-rounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be fit for Australia's one-day international final against England or India but has no intention of missing the upcoming World Cup. Watson, 33, was sidelined for Friday's wi

  • England face tough task to end World Cup jinx

    England face tough task to end World Cup jinx

    27 Jan 2015 00:46

    England have never won the World Cup, despite hosting four tournaments, including the first three editions, while it is nearly 25 years since they last appeared in a final.They certainly won't be among the favourites in Australia and N

  • UAE old guard seek new breakthrough

    UAE old guard seek new breakthrough

    27 Jan 2015 00:31

    Skippered by a 43-year-old and with a 15-man squad featuring nine players over 30, the United Arab Emirates believe their status as no-hopers could work in their favour at the World Cup.The last of the 14 finalists to book their place at

  • Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

    Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

    27 Jan 2015 00:31

    Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cup does not cause more misery after the Tigers endured a morale-sapping year in which they slumped from one defeat to another.Bangladesh failed to register wins fo

  • Sri Lanka bank on Sanga-Mahela hit show

    Sri Lanka bank on Sanga-Mahela hit show

    27 Jan 2015 00:31

    Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will join hands for the last time in their brilliant careers to plot Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, hoping to make amends for two successive heartbreaks.The missing link in the enduring partnershi

  • Pakistan hope to lurch from disaster to triumph

    Pakistan hope to lurch from disaster to triumph

    27 Jan 2015 00:31

    If there is one team among the top eight at the World Cup which could either crash out embarrassingly in the first round or romp to the title, it's Pakistan.The talented yet unpredictable side are haunted by injuries to their fast bowler

  • Pakistan board, players hold negotiations over contract row

    Pakistan board, players hold negotiations over contract row

    26 Jan 2015 14:31

    Pakistan cricket authorities and players on Monday said they were working at resolving a potentially destabilising contract row a month away from the World Cup.The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) earlier this month announced it would extend

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