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Shakib smashes century as Bangladesh sink West Indies

Shakib Al Hasan scores his second century in a World Cup match while Liton Das cracks an unbeaten 94  against the West Indies by seven wickets.

Arthur to players: Shine against India, enter folklore

Sunday's World Cup match against arch-rivals India is a gilt-edged opportunity for every Pakistani player to etch his name into cricketing folklore, coach Mickey Arthur said.

Finch: Australia are content and relishing extra rest day

Australia are happy to be sitting atop the World Cup standings and are relishing the prospect of an extra day off, captain Aaron Finch says after their convincing win over Sri Lanka.

Finch and Starc shine as Australia outclass Sri Lanka

Captain Aaron Finch's 153 and ruthless pace bowling by Mitchell Starc lead Australia to an emphatic 87-run victory over Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup.

India clash is ‘must-win’ for Pakistan, says Gavaskar

Former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar expects Pakistan to face great pressure during their upcoming World Cup clash against arch-rivals India.

South Africa ease to first World Cup win

South Africa obtains a World Cup win with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan, igniting fervent hopes of reaching the semi-finals.

Root is England’s glue, says Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan praises batsman Joe Root whose polished century led the team to an emphatic eight-wicket Cricket World Cup victory over West Indies.

Root leads England to crushing win over West Indies

An unbeaten century by England's Joe Root leads the team to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over West Indies in a one-sided Cricket World Cup match in Southampton.

England dismiss West Indies cheaply but count cost of World Cup...

While England may have bowled out West Indies today, they may face a World Cup crisis as two players limped off the pitch today.

Taylor: New Zealand to reap left-right benefit against India

New Zealand’s Ross Taylor says the team's left-handed batsmen will be an advantage in their World Cup match against an Indian team without that variety in their top order.

West Indies and India to kick off World Test Championship

The ICC created the World Test Championship to give the five-day game greater context and revive flagging interest.

Bangladesh confident injured Shakib will play Windies

Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes says the team are optimistic that Shakib Al Hasan will recover from a thigh injury in time for the upcoming World Cup match against West Indies.

Finch: Good bowling, not game plan, is slowing Warner down

Australia's David Warner struggles at the Cricket World Cup.

Clinical India win Oval showdown with Australia

India's top order fires in unison and their bowlers produce a tidy display to defeat reigning world champions Australia by 36 runs in a thrilling World Cup match at the Oval.

Hesson: NZ in contention, should consider changes for India game

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes that the team should consider bringing Henry Nicholls back to strengthen the batting lineup in their next Cricket World Cup match.

Shakib rues poor Bangladesh bowling after England drubbing

Only a superlative bowling performance could contain England's batting line-up and Bangladesh could not conjure one up during their World Cup match, says all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.

Neesham, Williamson lead the way as Kiwis demolish Afghanistan

New Zealand cements their spot at the top of the cricket World Cup league table with a seven-wicket victory over minnows Afghanistan thanks to Kane Williamson and Jimmy Neesham.

Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) asks India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country.

Losing to Bangladesh not a ‘shock’, says England’s Plunkett

England fast bowler Liam Plunkett says losing to Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup cannot be considered a 'shock' anymore.

South Africans call for changes after World Cup slump

Former South Africa bowler Pat Symcox says major changes were needed to lift the standard of domestic cricket in the country as they slumped to a third straight World Cup defeat against India.

Patient Rohit century gives India winning start to World Cup

Rohit Sharma gives India a bright start to their Cricket World Cup campaign with a six-wicket victory over South Africa.

New Zealand survive Bangladesh scare to win World Cup thriller

New Zealand survives a dramatic late fightback by Bangladesh to pull off a nervy two-wicket win in their World Cup clash at the Cricket World Cup.

World Cup adaptability is key, says New Zealand’s Latham

Wicketkeeper Tom Latham says that adaptability was the key to World Cup success and that New Zealand were "lucky" to have had recent experience of playing Bangladesh.

Pakistan triumph as England fall short in huge run chase

Pakistan beats England by 14 runs as the Cricket World Cup's first centuries from Joe Root and Jos Buttler were not enough to help the hosts and pre-tournament favourites defeat the challengers.

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