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Australia unlikely to rest Starc or Cummins against New Zealand

Skipper Aaron Finch virtually rules out resting frontline quicks Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in Australia's upcoming World Cup group match against New Zealand.

Amla, Du Plessis cruise as South Africa dent Sri Lanka hopes

Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla strike unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruises to a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka during their World Cup match.

Bairstow: Showbiz’ critics waiting for England to fail

Former skipper Michael Vaughan refutes Jonny Bairstow’s comments on Instagram.

Azam century leads Pakistan to victory over New Zealand

Pakistan trounce New Zealand with a six-wicket victory, reviving their hopes of reaching the Cricket World Cup semi-finals.

Neesham stars as New Zealand fight back against Pakistan

Neesham finished with a career-best one-day international score of 97 not out, hitting a six off the final ball.

Behrendorff mixes business and pleasure at Lord’s

Australia's Jason Behrendorff looks back on his team's victory over England during their World Cup match.

Clinical Australia outclass England to reach semis

Australia trounce England by 64 runs to march into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals, putting the hosts in serious danger of failing to make the last four.

Bangladesh sink Afghanistan after Shakib brilliance

Bangladesh are now fifth in the table with seven points from seven matches.

Shakib eyes India upset after Bangladesh boost

Shakib acknowledges beating India won’t be easy but wants Bangladesh to give it their all.

Naib fumes at sloppy Afghanistan

Naib says he is happy with the decision to bowl first even though the results suggested they would have been better batting first.

England still World Cup favourites says Australia coach

Langer says England are still the team to beat ahead of the crunch match against Aaron Finch's men at Lord's on Tuesday.

Naib: Monday could be Afghanistan’s day

Afghanistan's captain says the team has improved significantly and are ready to take on Bangladesh in an upcoming World Cup group match.

New Zealand fined for slow-over rate in win over Windies

New Zealand have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in Saturday's World Cup victory over West Indies at Old Trafford, the International Cricket Council (ICC) says.

Pakistan ease to victory to end South Africa’s World Cup hopes

Pakistan secure a 49-run win over South Africa, keeping their own chances of reaching the World Cup knockouts alive.

S.Africa make cautious start in World Cup survival bid

For just the second time in their history South Africa will fail to reach the World Cup knockout stages if they lose to fellow strugglers Pakistan.

Kohli fined for excessive appealing

The India captain was found to have breached the ICC code of conduct article relating to excessive appealing during an international match.

Jayawardene: No six pack but Malinga still a big-game hunter

It’s not about the six pact but it’s about the skill says the former Sri Lanka captain.

Brathwaite agony as Windies fall just short against pace-setting Kiwis

New Zealand move to the brink of the World Cup semi-finals with a thrilling five-run victory over West Indies.

Wahab: We have to lift ourselves

Wahab insists his team-mates realise the mistakes they have made so far and are determined to make amends.

Morgan urges England to hold their nerve after Sri Lanka loss

The defeat to Sri Lanka is England second pool lost but captain Eoin Morgan is refusing to panic.

Sri Lanka survive Stokes assault to beat England in World Cup...

England captain Morgan says England lost the game when batting and not when bowling.

Sri Lanka hope for middle order clicking in key game against...

The 1996 world champions are struggling to stay in the tournament, having won only one of their previous five games.

Skipper Mashrafe rues Bangladesh’s new-ball woes

Bangladesh's inability to strike with the new ball cost them dearly in their World Cup match against Australia, skipper Mashrafe Mortaza says after their 48-run loss.

Warner hits 166 as clinical Australia sink Bangladesh

Australia continue their march towards the Cricket World Cup semi-finals as a 166 by opener David Warner help them pile up 381-5 before they restricted Bangladesh to 333-8 to win by 48 runs.