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Butt and Akmal spur Pakistan

Butt and Akmal spur Pakistan

Rapid half-centuries from Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal ensured Pakistan began the defence of their ICC World Twenty20 title with a 21-run win over Bangladesh at St Lucia's Beausejour Stadium.

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India deny Afghanistan dream start

India deny Afghanistan dream start

India comfortably beat Afghanistan to get their ICC World Twenty20 campaign off to a winning start at the Beausejour Stadium in St Lucia. Opener Murali Vijay top-scored for India with 48 from 46 deliveries.

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England begin adventure at Everest

England begin adventure at Everest

England held their first training session in Guyana at Everest Cricket Club in Georgetown, ahead of their ICC World Twenty20 Group D fixtures against West Indies and Ireland.

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Pietersen sees power in the ranks

Pietersen sees power in the ranks

Kevin Pietersen is confident England have as good a chance as anyone to prevail in a World Twenty20 that seems too close to call. "Our batters seem to be in good nick," said the returning number three.

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Windies put Ireland to the sword

Windies put Ireland to the sword

Hosts West Indies got their ICC World Twenty20 campaign off to a winning start with a 70-run demolition of qualifiers Ireland in Group D, which also features England, at the Providence Stadium.

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New Zealand edge Sri Lanka in opener

New Zealand edge Sri Lanka in opener

Nathan McCullum hit a six from the penultimate ball to seal a dramatic two-wicket win for New Zealand over Sri Lanka in the opening game of the World Twenty20 at Guyana's Providence Stadium.

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England swimming in their depth

England swimming in their depth

Michael Yardy praised England’s strength in depth as they confirmed their ability to bat deep, by recovering from nine for three to pull off a five-wicket victory over South Africa at the Kensington Oval.

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Morgan turns the tables on Proteas

Morgan turns the tables on Proteas

Eoin Morgan confirmed his liking for South Africa's bowlers with another match-winning hand as England narrowly completed an unbeaten World Twenty20 warm-up campaign at Kensington Oval.

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Vaughan expects from England

Vaughan expects from England

Michael Vaughan believes England finally have the firepower to mount a serious World Twenty20 challenge. "We have guys in the batting with power from one to seven," insists the former captain.

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Chigumbura irresistable for Zimbabwe

Chigumbura irresistable for Zimbabwe

Elton Chigumbura inspired a second unexpected warm-up victory for Zimbabwe, this time over tournament holders Pakistan, to ensure they go into the World Twenty20 in a rich vein of form.

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