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Sangakkara calls the tune

Sangakkara calls the tune

Sri Lanka went top of World Cup Group A courtesy of a 112-run win over New Zealand in Mumbai. Kumar Sangakkara led the way with 111 before Muttiah Muralitharan collected four cheap wickets.

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Stirling effort defeats Dutch

Stirling effort defeats Dutch

Paul Stirling’s blistering hundred set up a second 2011 World Cup victory for Ireland, who saw off the Netherlands by six wickets at Eden Gardens.

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Stirling effort defeats Dutch

Stirling effort defeats Dutch

Paul Stirling’s blistering hundred set up a second 2011 World Cup victory for Ireland, who saw off the Netherlands by six wickets at Eden Gardens.

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Strauss hails England character

Strauss hails England character

Andrew Strauss always had faith in his England team to cling on to a World Cup lifeline against West Indies in Chennai. "I still thought there was another twist in the tale," explained the captain.

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Sammy rues missed opportunity

Sammy rues missed opportunity

Chris Devine

West Indies skipper Darren Sammy lamented his side’s failure to get over the line after they slumped to a dramatic defeat at the hands of England.

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England alive and kicking

England alive and kicking

Rob Barnett

England snatched an 18-run win over West Indies in Chennai in yet another thrilling game involving Andrew Strauss’ side to keep alive their hopes of progressing to the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Injury ends Shahzad's World Cup

Injury ends Shahzad's World Cup

Justin Goulding

Ajmal Shahzad has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring problem. He becomes the third England player to be forced home early through injury.

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Shoaib calls it a day

Shoaib calls it a day

Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar has confirmed he will retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup on the sub-continent.

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England alive and kicking

England alive and kicking

England snatched an 18-run win over West Indies at Chennai in yet another thrilling game involving Andrew Strauss’ side to keep alive their hopes of progression to the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Strauss excited by Windies challenge

Strauss excited by Windies challenge

Andrew Strauss insists England will play without fear as they seek to stay in the World Cup when they face West Indies in a game they have to win to have a chance of staying in the competition.

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