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Steve Waugh picks England as favorite to lift World Cup

LONDON: Former Australian cricketer and 1999 World Cup hero Steve Waugh on Friday (July 12) chose England against New Zealand to lift the coveted trophy, saying the hosts are in red-hot form in ICC World Cup 2019. Neither England nor New Zealand has won the World Cup before and Sunday’s ...

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England thrash Australia by 8 wickets to reach World Cup final

BIRMINGHAM: England booked their place in the World Cup final against New Zealand with a dominant eight-wicket win over reigning champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday. Jason Roy hit a blistering 85 as England reached a victory target of 224 with a mammoth 107 balls to spare after restricting Australia. Openers ...

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New Zealand beat India by 18 runs to reach World Cup final

MANCHESTER: New Zealand reached their second World Cup final with a stunning 18-run win over shell-shocked India at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The Black Caps will play hosts England or holders Australia in Sunday s title match at Lord s after pulling off a remarkable triumph against two-time champions India. New Zealand, ...

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Rain forces New Zealand-India semi-final into 2nd day

MANCHESTER: The opening Cricket World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand will be played over two days after rain at Old Trafford prevented the match finishing as scheduled on Tuesday. New Zealand were 211-5 off 46.1 overs when persistent rain worsened sufficiently for the umpires to halt play at ...

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Australia bare souls in barefoot bonding session

BIRMINGHAM: Australia’s cricketers poured their hearts out and shared their Cricket World Cup dreams in a barefoot bonding session at Edgbaston as the champions look to rally in their semi-final clash against England. Rocked by a spate of injuries and a surprise 10-run loss to South Africa, coach Justin Langer, ...

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India, New Zealand gear up for first semi-final in Manchester

MANCHESTER: After more than five weeks of exciting cricket, the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup now enters its decisive phase as India and New Zealand face-off in the first semi-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. The Indian team, despite being plagued by a couple of injuries, have topped the World ...

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Will try to make 500 runs against Bangladesh: Sarfraz

LONDON: Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed admitted his team need a miracle to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals as they prepare for their final league game against Bangladesh at Lord’s on Friday. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said they would try to give 500 runs target to Bangladesh. Pakistan require an outlandishly ...

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Bangladesh want to finish the World cup on a high

LONDON: It’s a dead rubber for Bangladesh. It’s almost a dead rubber for Pakistan, too, as only a miracle of biblical proportions can help them stay alive in the World Cup. But Bangladesh warned on Thursday that they won’t approach Friday’s World Cup match against Pakistan as a dead rubber ...

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Imad Wasim: Need to go all-out attacking and leave the rest

BIRMINGHAM: Hero of Headingly Imad Wasim attributed his match-winning innings to the people of Pakistan saying it would have not been possible, if the entire nation’s prayers were not with Pakistan cricket team. Imad said: “I had simply one thing in my mind that was to play cool cricket and ...

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Wahab Riaz To Play Against Bangladesh Despite Injury

LEEDS: Seasoned pacer Wahab Riaz will play against Bangladesh in the world cup match despite suffering froma fractured finger. Wahab continues to attend the team’s training sessions in the lead up to Pakistan’s last group match against Bangladesh at Lord’s on July 5. Pakistan spent Sunday traveling from Leeds to London, which is a five-hour journey by road. They had a rest day on Monday and will resume training on Tuesday at ...

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