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Gayle hits 1st ever World Cup 200

Gayle hits 1st ever World Cup 200

CANBERRA, Australia: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might ...

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Gayle and Samuels propel Windies to 372 VS Zimbabwe

Gayle and Samuels propel Windies to 372 VS Zimbabwe

CANBERRA, Australia: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a World Cup double century when he made 215 against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might have been given out ...

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Timeline on Pakistan World Cup turmoil

Timeline on Pakistan World Cup turmoil

BRISBANE, Australia: Factfile on Pakistan’s World Cup turmoil after chief selector Moin Khan was reportedly spotted in a casino in Christchurch hours before the team’s defeat by the West Indies: Feb 12: Eight Pakistan players, including maverick former captain Shahid ...

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PCB investigates selector over casino visit

PCB investigates selector over casino visit

LAHORE: Pakistani cricket chiefs launched an investigation Monday into reports that chief selector Moin Khan visited a casino shortly before the team’s calamitous World Cup defeat to the West Indies. Fans, already in despair at Pakistan’s dismal start to the ...

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Bangladesh call-up Shafiul to replace exiled Al-Amin

Bangladesh call-up Shafiul to replace exiled Al-Amin

MELBOURNE: Bangladesh on Monday were granted permission to call-up Shafiul Islam to replace fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain who was kicked out of the World Cup squad for breaking a curfew. The 25-year-old Shafiul has played 52 ODIs in which he ...

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PCB asks Moin Khan to explain casino visit

PCB asks Moin Khan to explain casino visit

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday sought explanation from Chief Selector Moin Khan for visiting a casino ahead of Pakistan-West Indies match in Christchurch last week. Our correspondent said that the PCB has sought explanation from Khan as to why ...

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Federer sorry for hurting Pakistan cricket fans

Federer sorry for hurting Pakistan cricket fans

DUBAI: Roger Federer has apologised for getting caught up in the bitter rivalry between Indian and Pakistani cricket fans after he was pictured admiring the blue shirt of World Cup champions India in a marketing photo-shoot. The 17-time Grand Slam ...

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World Cup results and standings

World Cup results and standings

SYDNEY: World Cup results and standings on Monday: Pool A At Christchurch England 303-8 (Moeen Ali 128, Ian Bell 54) v Scotland 184 all out (Kyle Coetzer 71) England won by 119 runs Standings (played, won, lost tied, N/R, points, ...

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Windies rule out Bravo for clash with Zimbabwe

Windies rule out Bravo for clash with Zimbabwe

CANBERRA, Australia: West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been officially ruled out of Tuesday’s World Cup clash against Zimbabwe at Manuka Oval. “Windies confirm Darren Bravo to miss match vs Zimbabwe on Tuesday. The team remains hopeful he might be ...

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England beat Scotland by 119 runs

England beat Scotland by 119 runs

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: England beat Scotland by 119 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at Hagley Oval on Monday for their first win of the tournament. Chasing England’s 303 for eight, the Scots were dismissed for 184 in ...

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