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Australia’s Handscomb in, Stoinis fit for semi-final

Australia's new squad member Peter Handscomb will replace Usman Khawaja in Thursday's World Cup semi-final against England.

Morgan’s England ‘a different animal’, says Plunkett

The side under Eoin Morgan is 'a different sort of animal' compared to previous English teams who can beat anyone on their day, paceman Liam Plunkett says.

India dominate NZ before rain forces reserve day in World Cup

India dominate New Zealand before rain postpones their Cricket World Cup semi-final match.

India strike as New Zealand struggle early in World Cup semis

India strikes today while New Zealand struggles during the Cricket World Cup semi-final at Old Trafford.

Bangladesh part ways with head coach Rhodes

Bangladesh parts ways with head coach Steve Rhodes after their eighth-placed finish at the World Cup.

Kiwis hold no World Cup mystery for us, say India

India anticipates their face-off with New Zealand at their upcoming World Cup semi-final match.

Sharma hits record fifth World Cup ton as India humble Sri...

Rohit Sharma is only the fourth batsman after Sachin Tendulkar, Matthew Hayden and Shakib Al Hasan to score more than 600 runs at a single World Cup.

Australia face ‘blockbuster’ England semi-final after losing to South Africa

Australia would have faced fourth-placed New Zealand in the first semi-final if they had won, instead they will face England.

Pakistan’s World Cup semi hopes over as New Zealand progress

Pakistan finishes the tournament with four straight wins but ultimately paid the price for a sluggish start.

New Zealand qualify for Cricket World Cup semi-finals

Pakistan will not be able to compete in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals as New Zealand beats them to it.

Stead confident New Zealand can fire in semi-finals

New Zealand coach Gary Stead backs his misfiring side to find their lost form in the Cricket World Cup and advance to their second successive final.

Windies win but Gayle fails in World Cup swansong

West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their final group match, though Chris Gayle manages only seven runs in his final World Cup appearance.

England storm into semis as Bairstow ton sets up crushing win...

Jonny Bairstow's second consecutive century helps England secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand, qualifying them for the Cricket World Cup semi-finals.

New Zealand fight back against England after Bairstow century

England wins today against New Zealand at the Cricket World Cup leading them into the semi-finals.

Rohit’s batting on a different planet, says Rahul

India batsman KL Rahul enjoys a quietly productive Cricket World Cup and doesn't mind not matching up to opening partner Rohit Sharma, who is in the form of his life.

Rohit, Bumrah help India reach semis and eliminate Bangladesh

India sail into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals, demolishing opponents Bangladesh in the process with a 28-run victory over their neighbours.

Rohit ton powers India to 314-9 against Bangladesh

Rohit Sharma has powered his team to a 314-9 against Bangladesh paving their way into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals.

Sri Lanka claim narrow win over West Indies

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 23 runs in the Cricket World Cup as Nicholas Pooran's counter-attacking knock of 118 goes in vain for the Caribbean side.

England end India’s unbeaten run to revive semi-final hopes

England leapfrog Pakistan to fourth place with 10 points from eight games, while India remain second on 11 from seven matches.

Morgan: Playing our ‘A’ game will win us World Cup

Captain Eoin Morgan says the way England played against India was outstanding.

New Zealand’s Boult bemoans timing of Lord’s hat-trick

Trent Boult's hat-trick and a screamer of a catch from Martin Guptill would have graced any cricket match but there is no doubt that New Zealand's World Cup hopes took a battering against Australia.

Pakistan edge Afghanistan in World Cup thriller

All-rounder Imad Wasim's unbeaten 49 guides Pakistan to a thrilling three-wicket victory over Afghanistan, maintaining their hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals.

Starc five-for trumps Boult hat-trick as Australia beat New Zealand

Trent Boult becomes New Zealand's first bowler to claim a hat-trick in the World Cup but champions Australia still cruise to an 86-run victory in their match at Lord's.

Williamson wary of Warner but ready to play the long game

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has spent plenty of time with Australian batsman David Warner over the years and needs no reminding of the imminent danger in their upcoming World Cup clash.