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Shakib, Liton the stars in Bangladesh's record chase

West Indies restricted to below-par total before their bowlers are taken to the cleaners, the 322-run chase pulled off with 51 balls in hand

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Smart Stats - High-impact Shakib floors West Indies

Shakib Al Hasan put together another masterclass against West Indies

Ganga: 'Incomprehensible' to have Andre Russell playing injured

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We have to play every game left as a final - Holder

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Is Shakib Al Hasan the player of the World Cup?

Michael Hussey and Ajit Agarkar discuss the allrounder's impact on the tournament

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India v Pakistan

World Cup 2019, Old Trafford

Thompson: India, Pakistan produce electric atmosphere in Manchester

Despite the geopolitical tensions between the countries, the scene was festive and vibrant, the kind of stadium that makes the hair stand up on your arm.

Watching India v Pakistan in Beijing

What do you do if you're an Indian expat in China? You get yourself to an Indian-owned bar that's showing the game on a big screen

Gollapudi: Kohli's India, a scary machine

India out-muscled South Africa then Australia and now Pakistan in every department

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wHAT'S HOT AND NOT

Archer a hit, Russell a flop - the World Cup trends

The camaraderie, Bangladesh's breaking of the chasing duck, the Rohit factor and other talking points at the halfway mark

Bangladesh v West Indies

World Cup 2019, Taunton

Isam: Shakib simplicity keeps Bangladesh's complex World Cup challenge alive

Allrounder's stunning impact with bat and ball has kept the World Cup interesting by taking down the big boys

Shakib plays down praise over impressive World Cup

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Kimber: WI go short only to come up short

West Indies didn't do too much wrong, it was just that Bangladesh did it better

England v Afghanistan

World Cup 2019, Old Trafford

Dobell: The ingredients for an upset amid England injury concerns

England should win easily at Edgbaston, but a used track and a potent Afghan spin attack make for a few nerves

Ugra: Can Afghanistan rekindle the romance in an all-too-predictable WC?

The tournament so far has lacked upsets and close contests, with the top four teams proving too strong and too organised to even be challenged by the rest

Beleaguered Afghans face stiff task to get campaign up and running

Underdogs need to overcome internal issues if they are to carry the fight to an England team who are now hitting their stride

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South Africa news

Ngidi's return to fitness a timely boost for South Africa

The fast bowler, who hasn't featured since injuring his hamstring against Bangladesh, is looking forward to putting New Zealand under pressure

South Africa in a spin despite trump card in Tahir?

Prospect of a turning track at Edgbaston could be a double-edged sword as SA fight to stay alive

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JASON ROY SIDELINED

World Cup 2019

Morgan doesn't rule out Hales return, but conscious of 'stigma'

England want to do all they can to give the injured Jason Roy a chance to have a role in the latter stages of the World Cup

Will Roy's injury open the door for Denly?

Who replaces Jason Roy if he's ruled out of the World Cup? A look at the contenders

Can England win the World Cup without Jason Roy?

ESPNcricinfo's George Dobell joins Alexis Nunes discuss the impact an injured Jason Roy will have on England's World Cup hopes.

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Is Hales back on England's radar?

Eoin Morgan answers questions about a possible return for the out-of-favour Alex Hales

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West Indies in England

Women's T20I series

Linsey Smith added to England squad for West Indies T20Is

Left-arm spinner only addition to squad that beat West Indies 3-0 in ODIs

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