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India force WI to leave with their tail between their legs

MS Dhoni had advanced so far down the wicket to attack Fabian Allen that Shai Hope had two chances to stump him. He missed both—as well as the stumps at the bowler’s end as the batsmen tried successfully to steal a single! From 154 for 4 at that point in …

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W/Cup addict comments: Scoreboard pressure does buss pipe; South Africa’s chances down the drain? 

Sunday 9 June. India and Australia, their places almost reserved in the final four of the 2019 World Cup, are trying to settle the pecking order. The Indian innings is almost at an end. And already, with six balls still left, Australia are going to have to put together the …

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Dhawan drives India into early pole position for qualifying after win over Aussies

The setting was perfect: a fine summer’s day, a sell-out crowd, a sea of blue and a home game for India at the Oval in London. Capitalising, Virat Kohli’s side, who are pressing the home team hard as favourites to take the 2019 World Cup, produced a near-perfect exhibition of …

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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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Faltering West Indies could miss tri-series final

If the West Indies find themselves mere spectators at Thursday’s Celkon Mobile Tri-Nation Series Cup final, they will have to blame their batsmen, with the exception of Darren Bravo and Lendl Simmonds. Set a revised 230 to get off 41 overs after rain again intervened, Kieron Pollard’s side reached 190 …

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Kohli forces West Indies’ hand in Celkon Mobile Tri-series

India yesterday breathed new life into the Celkon Mobile Tri-series with a convincing 102-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval. Asked to get a challenging revised total of 274 in 39 overs in response to India’s imposing 311 for 7 off 50, Dwayne Bravo’s side …

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T20 Champs West Indies awaits Champions Trophy conquerors

It would be a major surprise if the Sabina Park and Queen’s Park Oval crowds prove as patient and as tolerant in the face of inclement weather as was the largely Indian Edgbaston crowd yesterday. “England rains,” wrote one Twitter user, “but India reign.” There were jokes aplenty before India sneaked …

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India favoured for Champions Trophy; ICC finally gets its way

Were you, brother and sister international cricket fan, responsible for organising the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy tournament in England, where would you stage the final? I want you to answer honestly, not just to give me the answer you think I want to hear. At Lord’s, right? For me, it …

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