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|England elect to bowl against West Indies in last match of super8
England captain Michael Vaughan won the toss and elected to bowl against
the West Indies in the inconsequential, final World Cup Super Eights cricket
one-dayer here today.
Both teams are out of the reckoning but the match will be of
significance for the hosts captain Brian Lara, the world....
|BCCI denies issuing directives to drop Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly
The Cricket Board today ruled out issuing any directive to the selectors to drop
or select any particular player for the Bangladesh tour as has been reported
in the media.
"I totally deny having written to Dilip Vengsarkar
(selection panel chief) to choose or drop any player," s....
|Wasim Akram to train Pakistan bowlers
Former Pakistan cricket captain and bowling legend Wasim Akram will train
fast bowlers for the national team.
The channel sources added that Akram, Pakistan's leading wicket-taker
who retired four years ago, will supervise a special two-week camp in the eastern
city of Lahore from mid-M....
|Australia Defeats Republic South Africa By 83 Runs In WC 2007 League Match
Australia has defeated South Africa by 83 runs in their final league match
to top Group 'A' at St. Kitts here.
Chasing a mammoth total of 378 runs, South Africa was bowled
out for 294 in 48 overs.
Australia carry forward two points from this match in to the Super Eights
|India is banking on Bermuda said Romaine
Bermuda skipper Irvine Romaine today said that he has gained at least millions
of Indian supporters as the hopes of Men in Blue are resting on the outcome of
Bermuda's match against Bangladesh.
"Tomorrow India is really banking on us to play
well," Bermuda skipper Irvine Romaine....
|England defeats Kenya in Cricket World Cup 07 League Match
England opener Ed Joyce scored 75 runs to help England
move into the Super Eights with a seven-wicket win over Kenya in a rain-affected
World Cup match.
Joyce, who made 66 against Canada last Sunday, combined
with Kevin Pietersen (56 not out) to eliminate the Africans with 10 overs ....
|Ricky Ponting joins 10,000 run-club in One Day International during WC 07
Australia cricket skipper Ricky Ponting became the seventh batsman in One
Day International cricket history to join the 10,000 run-club.
Ponting achieved the milestone while scoring 91 runs against
South Africa in St. Kitts on Saturday in a World Cup match.
The dashing Aussie batsman n....
|Matthew Hayden scores fastest century in Cricket World Cup 2007
Matthew Hayden has said his pulverising of the South African bowling, which gave
Australia a thumping 83-run win in the World Cup encounter here
on Saturday, was premeditated.
"To some degree, yes. But I still had to weigh up the conditions,"
the Australian opening batsman said ....
|West Indies Captian Brian Lara hopes to be lucky again in WC 07
Antigua has been Brian Lara's happy hunting ground and the West Indies
captain hopes to be lucky again when his team crosses sword with Australia in
the World Cup Super Eights opener here tomorrow.
Australia have been in menacing form, amassing 300-plus
score in each of the three group ma....
|Australia emerges as strong contender for Cricket World Cup 2007 trophy
The Australia can once again be termed mighty after their World Cup win
over South Africa on Saturday which erased the bad memories of their consecutive
defeats against New Zealand recently.
Australia need to win this week's Super Eights World
Cup matches against the West Indies and Bangl....
|Team India may slump to 8th place in One Day International Rankings
Thanks to their disastrous Caribbean campaign, Team India can slump to
as low as eighth position in the ICC ODI Championship ladder after the cricket
Rahul Dravid's men cut a sorry figure in the West Indies, managing
their lone win against a lowly Bermuda and losing to Sri Lank....
|Pakistan Coach Bob Woolmer passes away in Jamaica
Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer died in hospital on Sunday soon after
being found unconscious in his hotel room.
Woolmer, 58, is a former England test batsman and coach
of South Africa.
A Pakistan team spokesman told reporters that Woolmer
had died within an hour of being taken to ....
|Inzamam-ul-Haq announces retirement from One Day cricket after WC 07
Pakistani middle order batsman Inzamam ul Haq today quit as Pakistan test
captain and retired from one day internationals.
With his side still mourning the sudden death of coach Bob
Woolmer hours earlier, Inzamam told a news conference he was cutting back
on his international commitment....
|Australia beat Netherlands on their way to Super Eight in WC 07
Reigning champions Australia stormed into the Super Eight with a crushing
229-run win over the Netherland in the World Cup Group 'A' cricket
one-dayer here today.
After Brad Hodge smashed the Orange attack to post his
maiden ODI century to propel Australia to a massive 358 for five, the p....
|England beats Canada by 51 runs in Cricket World Cup 2007
England survived middle order collapse to beat Canada by 51 runs here.
England posted 279 for six after being sent into bat
by Canada at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. After an early wobble, Canada
rallied to post the competitive total of 228 for seven, highlighted by Ashif Mulla's 58, as ....