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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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Strauss upbeat after Yardy departure

Strauss upbeat after Yardy departure

Andrew Strauss is confident his England team will go into the World Cup quarter-final with a positive frame of mind despite the circumstances of Michael Yardy’s return home with depression.

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Sangakkara: Murali will do for England

Sangakkara: Murali will do for England

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara rates their quarter-final opponents England one of the World Cup’s best teams - but still expects Muttiah Muralitharan to have a major say against them.

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Vettori eyeing final berth

Vettori eyeing final berth

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has called on his side to take their place in their first ever World Cup final after stunning South Africa in Mirpur.

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Oram shines as Black Caps progress

Oram shines as Black Caps progress

David Charlesworth

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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Oram shines as Black caps progress

Oram shines as Black caps progress

David Charlesworth

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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Rashid recalled to England fold

Rashid recalled to England fold

The England selectors have called up Yorkshire's Adil Rashid to the World Cup squad following approval from the ICC event technical committee.

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Dhoni delight at India win

Dhoni delight at India win

India captain MS Dhoni expressed his delight after his side set up a mouth-watering last-four clash against Pakistan with a five-wicket victory over Australia in the quarter-final of the World Cup.

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India prevail despite Ponting heroics

India prevail despite Ponting heroics

Chris Devine

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

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Yardy returns home

Yardy returns home

Michael Yardy has been withdrawn from England's World Cup squad suffering from depression and has returned to the UK. The decision was taken in close consultation with the England medical team.

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