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W/Cup addict comments: cutarse trophy for England? S/Lanka, Aussies upset Morgan’s 4-year plan

Lord’s, Tuesday 25 June. Knowing that his team simply cannot afford another slip-up, England captain Eoin Morgan called on his men to “front up for the next game.” The last game was on Friday 21 June at Trent Bridge against Dimuth Karunaratne’s unfancied Sri Lankans. Here is how it, no, …

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Bangladesh make light work of West Indies; things look dark for Holder’s men

First, the good news: Jason Holder’s West Indies got a record-breaking performance in today’s crucial match-up against Bangladesh in Taunton, which they lost by seven wickets. The defeat effectively ends the WI chances of making the final four, their tally of three points likely to yield a maximum of nine …

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England’s batsmen batter Bangladesh; New Zealand stay on top with third win 

Bangladesh captain Masrafe Mortaza should have spoken to Michael Holding before he won the toss and asked victorious England skipper Eoin Morgan to take first strike. “That greenish sheen on the top of the pitch,” the former-West-Indies-pacer-turned-international-television-commentator warned several times during subsequent commentary, “is a mirage.” England shattered all Mortaza’s …

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Proteas in elimination danger as Sharma takes India home; Kiwis move to top

Rohit Sharma hit a short ball from Kagiso Rabada high into the Southampton sky. Unlike the ones that came off the edge in the early exchanges, a South African, David Miller, was able to settle under this chance. It made no difference; the ball still hit the ground. Sharma added …

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Can Bangladesh push West Indies in two-Test series?

Earl Best comments on what the fans can expect in the two weeks ahead: To the extent that performances in the three ODIs are a reliable guide to what to expect in the two-Test series which starts tomorrow, Mushfiqur Rahim’s touring Bangladeshis are deep in trouble. Obviously, statistics do not …

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