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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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John Buccigross
"Cricket matches end quicker than college basketball games. Got to fix this. #whilewereyoung" 05 hrs ago

Australia v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup - live!

Over-by-over report: how will co-hosts Australia respond to their defeat to New Zealand when they face Afghanistan at the Waca Ground? Find out with Geoff Lemon

Shoaib malik
"The legend of Cricket, my inspiration & hero: Happy birthday Inzi Bhai " 14 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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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

Viksa Dhabar(SINGH)
"if cricket is the religion then the filed is the temple, they mean it…" 20 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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Pritish Nandy
"It's not just @imVkohli who has anger management issues. Every fringe group in India thinks anger and outrage are their ticket to fame." 07 hrs ago

Shoaib Akhtar Criticised for Mocking Pakistan Cricket on Indian Television Show - World Cup 2015 News

Shoaib Akhtar appeared with off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on a comedy show in India and some of his stinging remarks about the state of national cricket and his making fun of a former PCB head have not been well received in Pakistan.. latest World Cup 2015 news- Shoaib Akhtar Criticised for Mocking Pa...

Farhan Khan Virk
"RT this if you want Nasir Jamshed out of Pakistan Cricket Team! #PakvsUAE #RiseGreensRise"

Pak 339/6 (50.0 ov, Shahid Afridi 21*, Wahab Riaz 6*, Amjad Javed 0/76) - Innings break

Live cricket score and commentary for ICC Cricket World Cup, 25th Match, Pool B: Pakistan v United Arab Emirates at Napier, Mar 4, 2015

Dr. Nauman Niaz
"Afridi fans I wish were ever cricket literate & I wish their parents could teach them basic mannerism. They won't ever learn, he never did"

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...

Titus O'Reily
"Did you know the ICC Cricket World Cup began in 1975? Not the first tournament, this current one. #CWC15" 04 hrs ago

Cricket World Cup 2015: Shahid Afridi Completes 8000 ODI Runs - World Cup 2015 News

Shahid Afridi is among 27 batsmen to have scored 8000 ODI runs or more. The Pakistani veteran achieved this feat during the Cricket World Cup 2015 group match against UAE.. latest World Cup 2015 news- Cricket World Cup 2015: Shahid Afridi Completes 8000 ODI Runs

ESPN Cricinfo
"After another rocky (and very slow) start, Pakistan pick up the pace to end with 339/6. #PakvUAE" 03 hrs ago

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia v Afghanistan & Pakistan v UAE - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary as Australia bat against Afghanistan and UAE stumble chasing 340 to beat Pakistan in the World Cup.

"Shahid Afridi joins Sanath Jayasuriya with 8,000 runs & 300 wkts in ODIs. 7 more wickets will make him the only one #cwc15 #cricket #pakvuae" 04 hrs ago

Australia vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - Live Cricket Score - Cricbuzz

Australia will look to get back to winning ways #CWC15 #AUSvAFG

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Mohammed Shami fit for selection against West Indies - Cricbuzz

Shami has recovered from his knee injury and participated in the training session at the Murdoch University Oval Sports Complex.

Shashi Tharoor
"How kind of the UAE, after winning the toss, to give an out-of-form Pakistan line-up some batting practice! #cwc2015" 04 hrs ago

Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura to miss Ireland tie - Cricbuzz

The 28-year-old suffered a third grade tear on his left leg during Zimbabwe's 20-run loss to Pakistan on Sunday.

Melinda Farrell
"Even Sachin Tendulkar, who's a #CWC15 ambassador, thinks cutting the number of World Cup teams is 'backwards step'. htt…"

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...

Jarrod Kimber
"Sachin, the Tendulkar, calls for the associates to stay in the World Cup, isn't he an @ICC ambassador…" 04 hrs ago

Not scared of Australia: Mohammad Nabi - Cricbuzz

Afghanistan face their sternest test so far in the ICC Cricket Cup 2015 when they take on Australia in Perth on Wednesday.

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Have to bring out 'A' game against India: Sammy - Cricbuzz

Out of the four games played, West Indies have lost to Ireland, failing to defend a total of 304, and then to South Africa after conceding 408.

Faizan Lakhani
"& Shahid Afridi completes 8,000 runs in ODI Cricket, 4th Pakistani to reach this milestone, achieved this in his 367th inning. #PAK #Cricket" 04 hrs ago

England don't want a KP media storm popping up: Broad - Cricbuzz

Stuart Broad has said the team is distracted by all the speculation surrounding Kevin Pietersen's return.

Farhan Khan Virk
"And with this 6, Afiridi also completes 8000 runs in one day cricket! Congrats Lala #PakvsUAE #RiseGreensRise" 04 hrs ago

Amla will always be the rock for us: de Villiers after big win - Cricbuzz

South Africa captain AB de Villiers was effusive in his praise of opener Hashim Amla following the team's 201-run win against Ireland at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Tuesday.

Ali Martin
"United Arab Emirates batsman Shaiman Anwar now gloriously topping the run-scoring charts in the Cricket World Cup" 04 hrs ago

Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan v UAE & Australia v Afghanistan - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary from the World Cup as Pakistan make 339-6 against the UAE in Napier, before Australia face Afghanistan later.

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" 04 hrs ago

Not at all surprised with India's turnaround: Ravi Shastri - Cricbuzz

MS Dhoni's side have racked up three impressive wins, including the big ones against Pakistan and South Africa, and are back as favourites for the coveted trophy.

"Shahid Afridi is the 4th Pakistani to complete 8000 runs after Saeed Anwar, Inzamam and Mohammad Yousuf. #Cricket #pakvuae #cwc15"

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.

Zaid Ali
"A few days ago the people who were hating on the Pakistan cricket team are now apparently their biggest fans again. #fakefans"

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

Saj Sadiq
"Pakistanis with 8000 or more runs in ODIs :- Inzamam 11739 M Yousuf 9720 Saeed Anwar 8824 Shahid Afridi 8019 #Cricket #cwc15" 04 hrs ago

No disciplinary action against Pakistan selector Moin Khan - Cricbuzz

Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan will not face further disciplinary action after being sent home from the World Cup for visiting a casino on the eve of a crucial clash, the country's cricket chief said Tuesday.

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New Zealand defeat wasn't a wake-up call: Clarke - Cricbuzz

Australia are back in the familiar surroundings of the WACA ground in Perth where they take on Afghanistan after a defeat to New Zealand in their previous game.

Mujtaba Asif
"All hail, Afridi is now the fifth highest wicket taker in One Day International Cricket. #CWC15" 18 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

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Innings report: Pakistan surge to 339 against UAE - Cricbuzz

Four batsmen crossed fifty as Pakistan made their second-highest total in World Cups.

"Australia will bat soon after being put into bat by Afghanistan in Perth. Shane Watson dropped"

Afghanistan bowl, Faulkner in for Watson | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

An impressive Afghanistan pace attack will get first use of the WACA pitch, which held a bit of moisture according to their captain Mohammad Nabi. James Faulkner makes his return in place of Shane Watson for Australia

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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.

Noreen Khan
"If you're waking up and follow cricket...Breaking news: Nasir Jamshed caught a ball #PakvsUAE" 04 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Stuart Broad still suffers 'nightmares' after facial injury

England's Stuart Broad says he is yet to get over the mental scars of being hit in the face by a bouncer last year.

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