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Rassie van der Dussen: South Africa’s silver lining in a horrid World Cup

"Rassie van der Dussen was perhaps the sole or one of the few silver linings for the Proteas in what can be termed as their worst World Cup ever. He may well be the heart of South Africa's middle-order...

Alex Carey continues to be Australia’s unsung hero

"Australia have certainly got a player down the order who will not succumb to pressure down the order and that's a major boost ahead of the knockout stage" David Warner has hit the headlines after almost every Australia's fixture in...

Bangladesh: A frustrating end

"They showed talent but missed the crucial moments in the big games" If the previous edition of cricket’s biggest fair intimated the world about the fast-growing stature of Bangladeshi brand of cricket, this edition further concreted the fact that the...
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Video: India secure the semi-final spot beating Bangladesh

It was one of the most anticipated matches of this year's ICC World Cup. Bangladesh have shown the courage to challenge the might of India. But like the past, they went down fighting. India are through to the semi-finals.
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Video: England make a comeback

In a do or die encounter for the hosts, the English boys have finally made a comeback. It had been the England, which all expected to witness. India's unbeaten run came to an end.
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Video: India remain unbeaten

Manchester was abuzz as India gun down West Indies in style. The West Indian pacers did give the Indian batsmen some nervy moments, but in the end, they posted a fighting total. While their bowlers gave West Indies no...

Pakistan are well and truly alive

"The comparisons from 1992 are running at another level. It’s the mother of all coincidences. There has never been a similar result sheet for any team in the history of the World Cup" Three losses, one win, one washout. That was...

Clinical Bangladesh!

Afghanistan were no match for Bangladesh, who were ruthless with the ball and cultured with the bat..... Forget the semi-final berth, forget the finalist tag or even the World Cup glory, it might sound a bit crazy, yet true, that...

Finally, the other Pakistan turns up

"Hence, Pakistan will hope that the other Pakistan which was there in the game against South Africa or England turns up game after game" “That’s Pakistan cricket at it’s very best, one minute down, next minute up!” These are Nasser Hussain’s...
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Video: India survive the scare from Afghanistan

It was a low-scoring affair. Afghanistan gave the hot favourites of World Cup a mighty scare, a Mohammed Shami hat-trick halted the Afghan progress. India remain unbeaten.

West Indies being West Indies; colourful, entertaining and energetic; but sense and sensibility needed...

4 days, 4 thrilling encounters! The conquest at Manchester reached an epic level when Brathwaite decided to take desperate measures. But West Indies being West Indies. A bit more sense would have bailed them out…. We experienced a week during...

For how long will Taylor, Williamson save New Zealand?

"The Kiwis must take a cue from their Oceania neighbours, Australia. Even the reigning champions have had close encounters but they have managed to put 300-plus totals and a lot of credit should go to their openers, Aaron Finch...

Sri Lanka defy the odds; pull off a thrilling win

"Well, this World Cup needed a thriller, it needed an upset, it couldn’t have been bigger than this" There is life in this World Cup! Sri Lanka have done something that no one would’ve imagined. Nobody would’ve even given them...

David Warner-inspired Australia keeps getting better

"When his slow knock cost Australia the match against India, Warner knew he needed introspection before he played his next. It was a matter of time when he would break the ice and just be himself at the crease" David...

Bangladesh’s fighting spirit wins heart in a convincing Australian win

"Though Bangladesh lost the game by 48-runs, they won a million hearts for they refused to be bullied into submission" The 26th match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Australia and Bangladesh had quite an interesting build-up....

Williamson rises as the Blackcaps down South Africa yet again

"Call him fate’s favourite child of yesterday’s game or whatever comes to your mind about the amount of luck he had during the game, his match-winning inning states one thing clearly – you have to show the desire to...

South Africa’s World Cup hoodoo sees no end

"Now, 2019 is added to the glorious yet infamous list of bottling up and South Africa’s World Cup jinx. The rain rule in 1992, the dominance before crumble in 1996, the madness in 1999, the rain again in 2003,...
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The one-dimensional West Indies side

"The dark horse tag has been erased and now, with three losses and with one washout, their chances of qualifying for the semi-finals hang by a thread" It was exactly two and a half weeks back that the world sat...

Shakib and Liton exhibit determination, Bangladesh start to fly again!

What a marvelous victory for Bangladesh! The bat of Shakib and Liton overcame the West Indian threat to keep the hopes of Tigers alive in this tournament…… Over the past few days, the weather in Dhaka has been exhausting. Life...
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Video: India, as usual, beat Pakistan in style

Another World Cup match against Pakistan, another great victory for India. India will beat Pakistan in a World Cup match and this has become a regular thing. Virat Kohli and his men scripted yet another comprehensive victory against the...

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