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|Strengths and Weaknesses of ICC World Cup semi-finalists
India will go into their semi-finals as being one the best batting sides in the
competition. Their middle order may have collapsed in the past in the tournament
but one must need to see their performance in the quarter-final to understand
the strength of their batting. On the other hand, the b....
|How to buy cricket match ticket Online
The tickets for the ICC World Cup semi-finals and the finals will be in much
demand and one will need to be lucky to get one. There are three games remaining,
the two semi-finals at the Mohali and the Premadasa in Colombo, and the final
at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
What is inter....
|World Cup updates and news so far
In the Cricket World Cup round-up from the last week, the quarter-final
line-up was decided on Sunday. After India beat West Indies in the
last league game of the tournament, they finished second in the group whereas
South Africa topped the Group B.
West Indies, who had gone into the game af....
|How things stand in World Cup Group A and B
How things stand in Cricket World Cup Group A and B
This is the last week of the qualifying group games before the business end
of the competition will begin. March 20 is the last day of the league games
after which the quarter-finals will begin. And the reason why this is called
|Taylor century helps New Zealand beat Pakistan
were stunned in their last game by New Zealand despite going into the match as
favourites to win the encounter. The game was played at the newly constructed
Pallekele ground which was made near Kandy.
The star of the game was obviously Ross Taylor who made a sizzling century
|Updates and Highlights of the World Cup so far Part II
Group B is the more exciting of the two groups so far. They have been able to
create some magic through some close, exciting games and that has meant that there
are many teams there which can still make it to the quarter-finals. On the other
hand, in Group A, it is already known which teams wi....
|Updates and Highlights of the World Cup so far
At the end of the tenth game of the World Cup, the tournament is interestingly poised. Here is a brief lowdown on how the two groups are poised. Group A:
Here, the Pakistani and the Aussies are at the top of the group. Both have won their opening couple of encounters and after going into the tourna....
|Ponting say no to Associate nations in World Cup
Australian captain Ricky Ponting has supported the ICC decision to reduce the number of teams for the ICC World Cup from its next edition. According to Ponting, it does make sense for the ICC to have a World Cup with only the top ten teams.
The decision to go ahead with a World Cup with only ten t....
|India crush Bangladesh thanks to Sehwag century
India started off their world Cup campaign on a winning note as they crushed Bangladesh by 87 runs in the first game of the World Cup played at Mirpur. Batting first, India made 370/4 in their 50 overs and thenhad Bangladesh end their innings on 283/9 in their 50 overs.
Bangladesh won the toss and....
|Injury issues hit cricket World Cup teams
The tournament has not even started but there have been many teams which have been hit by many injury issues. This will need the teams to come up alternative plans to counter the opposition. With the tournament as long as 45 days, but with many gaps between the games, it should help those who have a....
|Kohli to play ahead of Raina while Dhoni warns Sreesanth
Indian captain MS Dhoni has said that Virat Kohli will play ahead of Suresh Raina in the first game of the World Cup. The 2011 edition of the World Cup which will be played from February 19 will see India take on Bangladesh in the opener, after the opening ceremony was held at Dhaka on February 17. ....
|India win New Zealand warm up with ease
India beat New Zealand in the second warm-up game for the two sides played at Chennai on February 16. India were runaway winners as they piled up
360 in their 50 overs batting first and then went on to bowl the Kiwis out for 243 - a 117-run win for the home team.
New Zealand were always going to....
|Australia suffer second successive warm up loss
South Africa defeated Australia in the second warm-up game for both the sides before the start of the World Cup 2011. This was Australia's second successive loss while South Africa won their second consecutive game. South Africa won by seven wickets and with many overs to spare.
Unlike the last ga....
|Zulqarnain Haider says many more involved in fixing
Former Pakistan wicket-keeper, Zulqarnain Haider, who ran away to England before the start of a game for the fear of his safety said that there were many other cricketers involved in the Pakistani cricket who had been involved with fixing. He claimed that the three players, Salman Butt, Muhammad Asi....
|Spin and Sreesanth cause havoc for Ricky Ponting at Bangalore
India beat Australia in the first warm-up game for both the sides that was played before the World Cup at the M Chinnaswamy in Bangalore. India won by 38 runs and saw the Australian captain Ricky Ponting involved in issues on and off the field.
Chasing 215 for a win, Ponting was the lone Australia....