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BBC Sport - Stuart Broad rejects claims England are 'playing with fear'

Stuart Broad says claims England are "playing with fear" are wide of the mark despite a poor start to the World Cup.

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Shoaib malik
"The legend of Cricket, my inspiration & hero: Happy birthday Inzi Bhai "
Kevin Pietersen
"Cricket lovers - if you don't believe that world cricket has changed, then you never will! SA just scored 400 again in a 50 over game! " 10 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Kevin Pietersen: England return unlikely, says Matthew Hoggard

Kevin Pietersen has little chance of making an England comeback, says former team-mate Matthew Hoggard.

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Viksa Dhabar(SINGH)
"if cricket is the religion then the filed is the temple, they mean it…" 16 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa beat Ireland by 201 runs

South Africa condemn Ireland to their first defeat of the World Cup as they cruise to a 201-run win in Canberra.

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Faisal Javed Khan
"Sarfaraz should come back home if he wants to play any cricket #Misbah #Waqar #Akmals won't let him play.#CWC15 #PakvUAE"

Pakistan's bad cover version of 1992 | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

The events in Brisbane may not matter much in the big picture of this World Cup, but to Misbah-ul-Haq and his men, it may yet be the spring board to repeat what happened 23 years ago

Contest Today
"So here it is! A miniature cricket bat adds to the list of IPad Mini & shopping GVs. RT if you want the bat! #CelebrateCricket"

Wagging index finger, barrage of expletives: HT journalist describes abuse by Virat Kohli  

Kohli then called Sumit Ghosh, reporter of Bangla daily Ebela reporter, and had a short conversation with him. The next moment Sumit, an old friend of mine, walked toward me and said, “Sidhu, he has apologised to you for his behaviour. He mistook you for a reporter from another English daily... I...

"You are right @sagarikaghose. Dilip Sardesai's son tried hand at cricket. Failed. Then entered an easier profession where links help."

Virat Kohli abuses HT journalist covering World Cup, hurls expletives 

Top batsman Virat Kohli suddenly lost his cool after the Indian cricket team’s training session in Perth on Tuesday and abused journalist Jasvinder Sidhu, who is covering the World Cup for Hindustan Times.

Darren Sammy
"After yesterday i must thank @RCBTweets again. Now I don't have to bowl against @ABdeVilliers17 @henrygayle @imVkohli in #IPL8 " 13 hrs ago

The Spin

In an age when all teams are using computer analysis, a tactic isn’t good or bad because it looks that way. It is simply good if it works and bad if it doesn’t

Faizan Lakhani
"Pakistan after 5 overs in #CWC15 vs India 28/1 vs West Indies 3/4 vs Zimbabwe 5/2 vs UAE 11/1 #Cricket #PAK #UAE #ZIM #IND #WI" 12 hrs ago

BBC Sport - 2015 Cricket World Cup: South Africa making huge totals a habit

BBC Sport looks at some of the key facts and figures from the Cricket World Cup as South Africa rack up the runs in beating Ireland.

SuperSport Official
"Hashim Amla is comfortably the fastest player to reach 20 tons in ODI cricket. #ProteaFire #CWC15 #SSCricket…" 03 hrs ago

Pitchsider thrown out of Manuka Oval Cricket World Cup clash

Another man has been thrown out of a Cricket World Cup for pitchsiding at the South Africa and Ireland match at Manuka oval on Tuesday night.

Paul Radley
"Shaiman was one of the worst fielders in cricket 12 months ago. He's just got a catch & a run out in the World Cup. Hard work gets rewarded"

Wagging finger, barrage of expletives: HT journo describes abuse by Kohli

Kohli then called Sumit Ghosh, reporter of Bangla daily Ebela reporter, and had a short conversation with him. The next moment Sumit, an old friend of mine, walked toward me and said, “Sidhu, he has apologised to you for his behaviour. He mistook you for a reporter from another English daily... I...

Saj Sadiq
"Pretty clear that if his team mates give Misbah a decent start he'll score quickly #cwc15 #Pakistan #Cricket http://t.c…"

Sounds of silence for edgy Bangladesh | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Bangladesh are used to the roar of an expectant crowd - even in Canberra and Melbourne they had a taste of that - but Nelson will provide a very different environment for a crucial match

Tata Motors associates with Kings XI Punjab -

Tata Motors said its heavy duty trucks range Tata Motors Prima has associated with the Kings XI Punjab as official title sponsor in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 8.

"Haha who's imitating who now? A week after Shehzad picked a fight with the wrong reporter. Kohli does the same."

Shapoor Zadran: Stallion bucking at a gate | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Shapoor Zadran has already become a cult figure and now Afghanistan's shock-haired fast bowler faces Australia backed by the quickest, bounciest pitch in the World Cup

Matteo Franco
"Ma speriamo che Sky non vi lasci manco l'esclusiva delle partite di cricket, mortacci vostra. #striscianospoiler" 20 hrs ago

Ireland v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2015 – live!

Over-by-over report: Will Ireland upset the odds with the biggest upset in World Cup history against heavily fancied South Africa? Find out with Simon Burnton NOW

ESPN Cricinfo
"AB de Villiers comes on to bowl. Wicket off the second ball. He finds this cricket lark easy #SAvIRE #CWC15"

Misbah hopes confidence can prop brittle top order

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is hoping to fill a misfiring batting line-up with confidence in order to improve their performance in a shaky campaign

Walid Malik
"Pakistans cricket team got me feelin' Kabhi Khushi mostly Gham"

Book Flights & Holidays to England - British Airways

Discover England with our England Travel Guide. Plan and book your flights, holidays, hotels & car rental with British Airways today.

Faizan Lakhani
"15.6 - Amjad Javed to Ahmed Shehzad, SIX..... This was first six of the year 2015 for Ahmad Shahzad. #CWC15 #PAKvUAE #Cricket #PAK #UAE"

Bangladesh seek quarter-final boost | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

If Bangladesh are to make the World Cup quarter-finals, they have to win at least two of their next three matches, but the first obstacle in their way is a Scotland side desperate to register their first victory of the tournament

Hindustan Times
"Wagging index finger, barrage of expletives: HT journalist describes abuse by @imVkohli"

South Africa beat West Indies by 257 runs in Cricket World Cup 2015

South Africa beat West Indies by 257 runs - the highest margin victory in cricket world cup. AB de Villiers scored the fastest 150 runs in ODI. Read more...

"I'm not pointing out fingers on them but you really really need a big heart to be a Pakistani and play against your own cricket team." 19 hrs ago

South Africa hit 400 again to overwhelm Ireland in Cricket World Cup

South Africa beat Ireland by 201 runs in Canberra after becoming the first team to post consecutive scores of more than 400 in one-day internationals

"The way Khurram Khan, 43 years old, chased that cricket ball should embarrass the entire Pakistan team. #CWC15 #PakvUAE #Pak #UAE" 10 hrs ago

‘BCCI keen to win back faith of cricket-loving public’ - The Hindu

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said: “The Board members wanted a change too, and there is a demand for more accountability. They felt they have to win back the faith of the cricket-loving public,” he said.

Hindustan Times
".@imVkohli abuses HT reporter over story on @AnushkaSharma, mistaking him for another journo"

Kevin Pietersen wants ECB talks over possible return

Kevin Pietersen has responded to apparently conciliatory comments from the incoming ECB chairman, Colin Graves, by saying he wants to speak to the governing body about a potential England return

Sid Mallya
"If @ABdeVilliers17 @henrygayle & @imVkohli carry their firework form into the #IPL, our RCB matches are going to resemble Diwali! @RCBTweets"
Faizan Lakhani
""Its unfortunate that Sarfaraz is still not picked, which is also quite strange," says Ramiz Raja. #Cricket #PAKvUAE #CWC15" 16 hrs ago

World Cup 2015: Angry Virat Kohli Abuses Journalist at Training - World Cup 2015 News

Virat Kohli started using the filthiest of language at the scribe of a national daily, whom he saw while returning to the dressing room after a training session.. latest World Cup 2015 news- World Cup 2015: Angry Virat Kohli Abuses Journalist at Training

Anjali insan
"#BestDialogueMSG is "cricket me to sirf sixer hote h pr gulstick me to dsse b hote h,, Kyu kaise lg rhe hai dsse???""

Kevin Pietersen debate a 'distraction' - Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has no wish to revive the debate about Kevin Pietersen's England career and described talk that has swirled in the days following Colin Graves' comments as a "distraction"

shushma insa
"#BestDialogueMSG "Cricket m to sirf sixer hota h gulstick m dussa bhi hota h" #MSG3SuccessfulWeeks" 03 hrs ago

Live cricket World Cup: Pakistan v UAE

Follow all the action from Napier as Pakistan faces the United Arab Emirates.

Papa ki pari?
"@Gurmeetramrahim CriCkeT mE tO sixErs hOte h.. GulsTicK mE daSse Bhi hOte h,,, Ku bEta keSa lGa dAssa....!!!! "

Injured Elton Chigumbura to miss Ireland game

Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been ruled out of his team's next group B game, against Ireland on March 7, because of a grade three tear to the quadriceps muscle in his left leg

Rashpinder Insan
"@Gurmeetramrahim Beta cricket me choka aur chaka hota hai lakin gulstick mai dasa bhi hota hai kaise laga rhe h daseee #BestDialogueMSG" © 2015