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  • Indis scrape past Windies to book quarter-final spot

    Indis scrape past Windies to book quarter-final spot

    06 Mar 2015 14:16

    Defending champions India survived a scare to beat the West Indies by four wickets at Perth's WACA Ground on Friday to remain unbeaten in the World Cup and so secure a place in the quarter-finals. Set a modest 183 to win by the West Indi

  • India on course for quarters after Windies collapse

    India on course for quarters after Windies collapse

    06 Mar 2015 11:01

    Defending champions India were heading for the quarter-finals of the World Cup after dismissing the West Indies for just 182 all out in their Pool B clash in Perth.India, who'd won all three of their previous group games, ripped through

  • Injury-hit Sri Lanka must tough it out - Jayawardene

    Injury-hit Sri Lanka must tough it out - Jayawardene

    06 Mar 2015 08:16

    Team elder Mahela Jayawardene says Sri Lanka will have to tough it out at the World Cup amid a spate of tournament-ending injuries.The Sri Lankans, who face a crucial pool match against hosts Australia in Sydney on Sunday, have been forc

  • Maxwell leads Australian ODI win over England

    Maxwell leads Australian ODI win over England

    01 Feb 2015 11:01

    A career-best performance by much-maligned all-rounder Glenn Maxwell inspired Australia to a crushing win over England in the one-day international

  • 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

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  • Buttler backs England recovery

    Buttler backs England recovery

    06 Mar 2015 05:46

    Jos Buttler expects England to resurrect their World Cup campaign, saying playing under pressure may just be what the struggling team needs ahead of the last two must-win games.Eoin Morgan's side, who have just one win in four Pool A mat

  • Vettori on verge of 300-wicket club

    Vettori on verge of 300-wicket club

    06 Mar 2015 05:46

    Daniel Vettori said Friday he was delighted at the prospect of becoming the first New Zealander to take 300 one-day international wickets, but his team's success at the World Cup meant more than individual records.Vettori has taken 298 O

  • Porterfield promises no Irish 'hangover' against Zimbabwe

    Porterfield promises no Irish 'hangover' against Zimbabwe

    06 Mar 2015 05:31

    Ireland captain William Porterfield has insisted there will be no lingering mental scars from their heavy defeat by South Africa when they face Zimbabwe in their next World Cup match on Saturday.The Irish head into this weekend's Pool B

  • De Villiers just like Matrix's Neo, says Steyn

    De Villiers just like Matrix's Neo, says Steyn

    06 Mar 2015 05:16

    Seeing AB de Villiers bat is just like watching the character of Neo in The Matrix movie, according to South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn.In The Matrix, Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, is transformed from an unassuming computer technician

  • Winning 'non-negotiable' for Zimbabwe

    Winning 'non-negotiable' for Zimbabwe

    06 Mar 2015 03:46

    Zimbabwe's Brendan Taylor has said winning against Ireland is "non-negotiable" for his side if they are to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals.The Africans play the Irish, a non-Test side, in Hobart on Saturday in what is an importa

  • Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home

    Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home

    06 Mar 2015 03:46

    South African spearhead Dale Steyn praised firefighters who saved his Cape Town mountain home from the devastating flames which have engulfed one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.Emergency rescue workers said several ho

  • Out of the box? Should we open with Irfan? asks Misbah

    Out of the box? Should we open with Irfan? asks Misbah

    06 Mar 2015 02:16

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hit back at criticism from ex-players who advised him to think out of the box, asking should hapless tailender Mohammad Irfan be sent in as a World Cup opener?Pakistan's top order has flopped in the last fo

  • Gower vows to fight 'appalling' tax demand - report

    Gower vows to fight 'appalling' tax demand - report

    06 Mar 2015 02:01

    David Gower has vowed to fight an "appalling" and "unfair" tax demand with which he and several other former top England cricketers have been hit with by British authorities.The Guardian reported Friday that some "very substantial" tax

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