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SL haul easy 9-wicket victory

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SL haul easy 9-wicket victory

Sri Lanka today hauled an easy nine-wicket victory against England in the 22nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. While answering to England's 309 runs, the Lankan top-orders -- Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara -- plied their innings to the end by scoring unbeaten 139 and 117 runs...

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Hit them at their weakest

England have finally got their World Cup campaign off the mark. After two heavy defeats, the English managed to thwart the Scottish challenge with a 119-run victory. No matter how emphatic the scorecard may read for the English, it was hardly a convincing performance from them. Apart from Moeen Ali, none of the batters looked in command, including the great Ian Bell. The veteran's painstaking 85-ball 54, which featured only two boundaries, failed to complement Ali's fluent batting, even though...

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England defeat Scotland by 119 runs

England defeat Scotland by 119 runs

14th Match: Scotland vs England Scotland 184 (42.2 ov) England 303/8 (50.0 ov)   England today snatched their first victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 against Scotland by 119 runs at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Shattered by the hosts of this year's tournament -- Australia and New Zealand -- in the first two matches, England eventually managed...

Collingwood warns England

Collingwood warns England

England's dreadful start to the World Cup could yet get worse, says Scotland assistant coach Paul Collingwood. England has suffered heavy back-to-back defeats by Australia and New Zealand to leave them bottom of Pool A. They face Scotland in Christchurch on Monday and Collingwood says Scotland pose them a significant threat. "There's real confidence and belief...

Scientists alarmed at short-term ozone-eroding gases

Scientists alarmed at short-term ozone-eroding gases

Environmental scientists raised concern Monday at rising levels of gases that attack Earth's protective ozone layer, including manmade chemicals not covered by a key UN treaty. Researchers at Leeds University in northern England said two computer models highlighted the impact of so-called "very short-lived substances" -- VSLS -- that deplete the stratospheric shield. New ozone-destroying...

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Australia defeat England by 111 runs

Australia defeat England by 111 runs

England's James Taylor could not score his maiden century as fortune went against him during the second match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 against Australia today. While the top-order collapsed so easily, lower-middle-order batsmen -- James Taylor and Chris Woakes -- were trying to put on the final stance against the host nation...

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Steven Finn's rare hat-trick

Steven Finn's rare hat-trick

Steven Finn became the first England bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick with wickets off the final three balls of Australia's 342-9 in Mebourne. Finn removed Brad Haddin, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson to deny Australia an MCG record total of 344. He finished with figures of 5-71, the second most expensive five-wicket haul...

England's Taylor stranded amid DRS drama

England's Taylor stranded amid DRS drama

England batsman James Taylor suffered an agonising end to his innings in their first Cricket World Cup match against Australia in Melbourne today. Poised on the brink of an excellent maiden international century, but left with only the No. 11, James Anderson, for company, he was given out leg before to Josh Hazlewood for...

ICC accepts umpiring error on Anderson run-out

ICC accepts umpiring error on Anderson run-out

James Taylor was denied a maiden international century by an umpiring error as Australia opened their World Cup campaign with a crushing defeat of England. "Following Australia's 111-run win over England in the Group A ICC Cricket World Cup clash at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday night, the Playing Control Team (PCT) met and...

Australia to enter World Cup as No. 1 team

Australia to enter World Cup as No. 1 team

Hosts Australia will enter cricket World Cup 2015 as the number one team in rankings following its 112-run tri-series final victory over England. According to a media release of the International Cricket Council (ICC) today, Australia holds a six-point advantage over second-placed reigning champion India. South Africa is poised at the third place with 113...

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