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India vs Pakistan: Can Pakistan End India’s World Cup Streak?

There are few rivalries in sports that draw the raw emotion and passion from fans the same way as an India Pakistan cricket match does. Add the context of World Cup and the fact Pakistan have never beaten India at the mega event, this is cricket’s peak rivalry nothing else compares. The two cricketing giants will again lock horns in the T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium, with fans from both nations and beyond holding their breath before the first ball is bowled on Sunday. Overall Pakistan have…

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T20 World Cup: Australia take on South Africa, England Play Defending Champions West Indies.

T20 World Cup Super 12 will get underway today as Australia take on South Africa at 3:30 pm IST and England face defending champions West Indies later in the evening. After a few warm up matches and first round which saw Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Scotland and surprise package Namibia reach the Super 12, the tournament gets down to business. First up is Australia v South Africa in a game that could go either way. Traditionally Australia would start as favourites in any world event, but T20 hasn’t been a successful…

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Namibia stun Ireland to qualify for the Super 12 of T20 World Cup.

Namibia have qualified for the Super 12 of T20 World Cup after beating favourites Ireland in the final game of Group A. Ireland made a strong a start to the match after a 62 run opening stand, but after the departure of Paul Stirling the team collapsed restricting to just a mere 125/8. In response Namibia chased down the target with relative ease with captain Gerhard Erasmus scoring 53 of 49 balls and David Weise notching 28 of 14 balls. Namibia finished the game with 9 balls remaining and with…

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Bangladesh, Scotland Qualify for T20 World Cup Super 12s.

Bangladesh and Scotland have qualified for the T20 World Cup Super 12s from Group B. Bangladesh beat Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 84 runs and qualify for the next round despite losing their first game to Scotland in a surprise result. Bangladesh made 187 runs while batting first with captain Mahmudullah scoring a quick fire 50 of just 28 balls while Shakib Al Hasan scored 46 of 37 balls. In response PNG never got going as they were bundled out for 97 runs with Shakib picking up four wickets. Scotland…

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Can’t Refuse To Play With Pakistan: BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla over recent calls to cancel Indo-Pak clash.

While condemning the recent spree of killings in Kashmir, BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla has said that Board can’t pull out from ‘international commitment’ of playing against Pakistan as it is an ICC event. “We strongly condemn killings in (Jammu and Kashmir). Strict action should be taken against terror organisations. As far as the match (T20 WC IND vs PAK) is concerned, under ICC’s international commitments you can’t refuse to play against anyone. You’ve to play with teams in ICC tournaments,” Rajeev Shukla BCCI VP told ANI. There have calls…

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