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An erratic World Cup

With all the new rules floating around the game, the ICC should probably think about punching in a few norms that can help matches become a bit more competitive in international events. Maybe they can provide the option of switching-on the 'catch-up' mode, akin to multiplayer racing games and give the second player an opportunity to cover some ground; because in this World Cup, matches have been lasting just for an innings. In the 23 fixtures so far, six of them...

'Anamul's spill shocked team'

'Anamul's spill shocked team'

From excluding the older players from the side to hiring a new fielding coach, the team management followed a number of strategies in a bid to maintain a strong fielding unit in this World Cup. However, when the chips were down, that was the very aspect that the Tigers failed in. Bangladesh dropped a...

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Breakfast and munchies for the World Cup

Breakfast and munchies for the World Cup

Watching a long cricket match can bring about hunger pangs. Waking up to catch an early game in the morning demands a sugar rush and a bit of good food to keep our tired eyes open, as well as keeping our tummies happy throughout the time. Condensed milk toast Even though French toast is good,...

Effortless Lankan win, lifeline for Pakistan

Effortless Lankan win, lifeline for Pakistan

England's hopes of reaching the quarterfinals were left hanging by a thread as Sri Lanka inflicted their third crushing defeat of the World Cup on Sunday, while Pakistan began a salvage operation with a tense 20-run win over Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka cruised to a seemingly stiff target of 310 for the loss of just...

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Kiwis pull nervy win over Aussies

Kiwis pull nervy win over Aussies

In a breathtaking show, New Zealand pulled a jittery one-wicket win over four times champion Australia in a low scoring match of World Cup 2015 at Auckland today. For a packed house at Eden Park witnessing a heavyweight clash of the hosts, the short match was worth every penny with all swing of emotions and a display of competitive cricket.

'Win gives back our confidence'

'Win gives back our confidence'

On way to making an unbeaten 161, Tillakaratne Dilshan overtook Aravinda de Silva as Sri Lanka's highest individual scorer in a World Cup match. De Silva hit 145 against Kenya in the 1996 World Cup which the in-form Dilshan erased from the record books yesterday in style, but the right-hander said he did...

Can Chandika twist the tale?

Can Chandika twist the tale?

That today's game has the potential to decide Bangladesh's fate in the World Cup is a fact that is quite well known. Many of Bangladesh's players believe that they have a higher chance of beating Sri Lanka as opposed to England or New Zealand and want to make the most of the match...

India humble Proteas

India humble Proteas

India announced themselves as genuine contenders to defend their World Cup title by humbling South Africa's vaunted pace attack before bowling out their rivals for an emphatic 130-run victory at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. In front of a heaving crowd of 86,000, the opener Shikhar Dhawan struck a sparkling 137 and Ajinkya...

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Best possible start for Tigers

Bangladesh couldn't have asked for a better start to the World Cup, could they? The proverbial monkey out of their back in the very first game and the ominous prospect of facing Australia at the Gabba washed out by Cyclone Marcia, the Tigers now sit in third position in Pool A, ahead of Sri Lanka, England, Afghanistan and Scotland. And they will stay there till the morning of February 26, regardless of what happens in the other games in...

'More than shambolic'

'More than shambolic'

Pakistan legend Javed Miandad was lost of words to describe the country's 150-run capitulation to West Indies in a World Cup match in Christchurch on Saturday. "Shambolic is a mild word to describe Pakistan's 150-run defeat against the West Indies. It really hurts to see the planning of Pakistan's think-tank in the ICC Cricket...

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