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England's Cricket World Cup victory is right up there with the most iconic sporting moments this country has ever witnessed, says Nasser Hussain.
India opener Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the World Cup as Virat Kohli's side booked their place in the semi-finals with a 28-run win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Sharma's... attacking 104 laid the foundation of India's 314 for nine after Kohli elected to bat first in India's penultimate match of the league phase.
Rohit Sharma is know for his 'daddy hundreds' and is the only batsman with three double centuries in one-dayers, including a 264 against Sri Lanka which remains an ODI record. Against South Africa,... however, Rohit curbed his natural game to help pull off a tricky chase with an unbeaten 122 at Southampton.
In West Indies' match against Australia, umpires Chris Gaffaney and Ruchira Palliyaguruge were forced to change as many as four of their decisions by third umpire Marais Erasmus. Gaffaney also missed... a glaring front-foot no-ball from Mitchell Starc. Had that been called, Gayle would have enjoyed a free hit, but instead he lost his wicket off the next ball.
Nathan Coulter-Nile's record-breaking innings laid the platform for Australia's 15-run victory over the West Indies on Thursday as the World Cup holders bounced back from a top-order collapse to make... it two successive wins. Australia were in dire straits at 38/4 but Coulter-Nile's 92 helped take them to 288 all out.
In a close match in Nottingham on Monday, hosts and title favourites England lost a high-scoring battle against Pakistan, who turned their performance around after a dismal opening defeat against the... West Indies.
Bangladesh piled up their highest ODI total and bowled superbly to upset South Africa by 21 runs in the Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Sunday. It was a major scalp for Bangladesh, underlining their... reputation as dangerous outsiders at the tournament, while South Africa slumped to their second successive defeat.
Bangladesh will be facing a bruised South African side in their World Cup opener on Sunday at The Oval in London. The Proteas were condemned to a 104-run defeat largely due to England's ability to use... the conditions better and the combined brilliance of Joffra Archer and Ben Stokes.
New Zealand will look to leave behind the thrashing against West Indies and aim for a positive start to their World Cup campaign when they take on Sri Lanka at the Cardiff Wales Stadium on Saturday.... The Black Caps were taken for plenty by the West Indies in their final warm-up match where they squandered 421 runs and eventually lost the match by 91 runs.
West Indies crushed Pakistan by seven wickets in a one-sided contest at Trent Bridge on Friday as the two-time champions laid down a marker in their first match of the World Cup. Pakistan had no... answer to the West Indies' fast bowlers and were bundled out for a paltry 105 in just 21.4 overs -- their second-lowest World Cup total.