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World Cup glory for India

World Cup glory for India

Gautam Gambhir compiled a nerveless 97 and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni led by example with 91 not out as India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to claim their second World Cup crown in Mumbai.

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India secure final berth

India secure final berth

India will take on fellow co-hosts Sri Lanka in the World Cup final after they overcame arch rivals Pakistan by 29 runs in an eventful match in Mohali.

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Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Sri Lanka survived a late scare to book their place in Saturday’s World Cup final with a five-wicket win over New Zealand at the R Premadasa Stadium.

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Superb Sri Lanka cruise into semis

Superb Sri Lanka cruise into semis

Sri Lanka openers Upal Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan delivered a one-day batting masterclass to set up a World Cup semi-final with New Zealand. Both registered centuries in a 10-wicket triumph.

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Oram shines as Black caps progress

Oram shines as Black caps progress

Jacob Oram came to the rescue as New Zealand advanced to the semi-finals of the World Cup but South Africa’s woes in this competition continued.

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India prevail despite Ponting heroics

India prevail despite Ponting heroics

A tremendous century from Ricky Ponting proved in vain as India recorded a five-wicket win over Australia to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. Yuvraj Singh again impressed for the co-hosts.

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Pakistan storm past sorry Windies

Pakistan storm past sorry Windies

Pakistan continued their stunning World Cup progress with a 10-wicket demolition of West Indies, who were dismissed for a paltry 112.

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England face Sri Lanka after India win

England face Sri Lanka after India win

England will take on Sri Lanka in the World Cup quarter-finals after India defeated West Indies by 80 runs in the final group match of the tournament at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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Zimbabwe outclass Kenya

Zimbabwe outclass Kenya

Zimbabwe gained their second win of the 2011 World Cup courtesy of a 161-run demolition of Kenya in the Group A dead rubber at Kolkata.

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Australia beaten at last

Australia beaten at last

Pakistan were confirmed as winners of Group A and ended Australia’s incredible unbeaten run in World Cups courtesy of a four-wicket victory. They overhauled a target of 177 with nine overs to spare.

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