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Proteas prevail in Nagpur thriller

Proteas prevail in Nagpur thriller

Robin Peterson emerged as South Africa’s hero as they made India pay for a spectacular batting collapse by sealing a dramatic three-wicket win.

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Bangladesh do it the hard way

Bangladesh do it the hard way

Bangladesh kept their World Cup dream alive while denying England an early place in the quarter-finals courtesy of a pulsating two-wicket win. The hosts overhauled a target of 226 with six balls to...

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Exit looms for beaten Ireland

Exit looms for beaten Ireland

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the World Cup suffered a damaging blow as they slipped to a 45-run defeat at the hands of West Indies, who stand on the brink of a last-eight...

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Dilshan runs the show for Sri Lanka

Dilshan runs the show for Sri Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan made 144, shared an opening stand of 282 with Upul Tharanga and took 4-4 to help Sri Lanka sweep to victory over Zimbabwe - and a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

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India stumble in seeing off Dutch

India stumble in seeing off Dutch

India made heavy work of overhauling the Netherlands’ meagre 189 all out before wrapping up a five-wicket win with 13.3 overs to spare. Victory took them two points clear at the top of Group B.

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Taylor parties in Pallekele

Taylor parties in Pallekele

Ross Taylor celebrated his 27th birthday with a scintillating century as New Zealand cruised to a 110-run win against Pakistan at Pallekele. Taylor helped plunder 100 runs from their last five overs.

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Canada claim morale-boosting win

Canada claim morale-boosting win

Canada won the battle of the Group A minnows as they recorded a five-wicket victory over fellow Associate nation Kenya at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

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Mercurial England defy the odds

Mercurial England defy the odds

England lived up to their billing as the most enigmatic team in the World Cup as they pulled off an improbable victory over South Africa. They defended a meagre 171 to triumph by six runs.

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Yuvraj sinks brave Ireland

Yuvraj sinks brave Ireland

Yuvraj Singh delivered a fine all-round performance as co-hosts India survived a minor scare to record a five-wicket victory over Ireland in Bangalore.

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Rain rules in Colombo

Rain rules in Colombo

Prolonged heavy rain forced the abandonment of Sri Lanka’s World Cup Group A encounter against Australia at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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