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God made Sachin for cricket - Dhoni

God made Sachin for cricket - Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has hailed Sachin Tendulkar’s dedication to his craft as India chase World Cup glory on home soil. The prospect of a 100th international century remains very real.

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Sangakkara: Do it for Murali

Sangakkara: Do it for Murali

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has called on his team-mates to rise to the occasion in the World Cup final against India and give legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan the perfect send-off.

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Randiv replaces injured Mathews

Randiv replaces injured Mathews

Sri Lanka have called off-spinner Suraj Randiv into their squad in place of injured all-rounder Angelo Mathews for the World Cup final against India.

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Bayliss expects Murali to feature

Bayliss expects Murali to feature

Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss is confident Muttiah Muralitharan will play in Saturday’s World Cup final against India, despite concerns over his fitness.

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Vaas and Randiv on standby

Vaas and Randiv on standby

Sri Lanka are to fly out veteran all-rounder Chaminda Vaas and spinner Suraj Randiv as cover ahead of the World Cup final amid injury concerns over Muttiah Muralitharan and Angelo Mathews.

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Dhoni in dreamland

Dhoni in dreamland

Justin Goulding

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned his attention towards a “dream” World Cup final after India beat Pakistan by 29 runs. They successfully defended a total of 260 for nine under the Mohali floodlights.

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India secure final berth

India secure final berth

Chris Devine

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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Episode 36

Episode 36

Andrew Strauss reflects on England's ICC Cricket World Cup exit, as do Andy Flower and podcast pundit Mike Gatting; Ricky Ponting looks back on the highs and lows of his career as Australia captain; and there's county season previews with John Bracewell, Jim Troughton

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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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Mathews: I was always confident

Mathews: I was always confident

Angelo Mathews never doubted Sri Lanka would get over the line in their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in Colombo. "I always thought we were going to win," insisted the all-rounder.

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