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    The times, they are a changin'?

    WHEN Nuwan Kulasekara sent down the first ball of the 2015 World Cup in Christchurch on Saturday, it marked the World Cup's return to Trans-Tasmania after nearly a quarter of a century.

  • While England talk of trying to make the quarters, New Zealand talk of trying to win with a good net run rate

    England to face another host

    If England thought life would be any easier once they left Melbourne, they had best think again. The Westpac Stadium - The Cake Tin, as it is known to locals - may not have the capacity of the MCG, but 33,000 passionate New Zealand supporters will ensure the atmosphere remains just as hostile.

  • From left, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarker practice at Kippax Oval centre wicket net

    ‘Not feeling any pressure’

    Down the track and boom! Tamim Iqbal's cross-batted smack against Zaheer Khan in 2007 still remains, arguably so, the most memorable cricket shot played by a Bangladeshi batsman in the World Cup

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    The Cup that matters

    With the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament at the door, cricketing fever is rising by the degrees. While cricket fans have their eyes set on the Bangladesh squad's ability to put up a valiant display, they have their eyes on other teams and players also. Our celebrities of the country are not immune from the general excitement. This is what they had to say:


    We went to the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup with great hopes and aspirations.