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India v Pakistan

World Cup 2019, Manchester

Live Report - Pakistan play two spinners and bowl; Vijay Shankar in for India


Samiuddin: What India-Pakistan means for both teams

For one of these two great rivals, this is just another game. For the other? Well, it's complicated

Manjrekar: Amir not as potent a threat as he used to be

Sanjay Manjrekar and Waqar Younis give their take on the advantages India and Pakistan have before their World Cup match


Can't get too emotional or excited by the occasion - Kohli

Virat Kohli talks about the contrasting mindsets of the players and the fans ahead of the India-Pakistan clash


'You could be a hero' - Arthur to Pakistan players

The Pakistan coach has told his players that they could be remembered forever if they do something special against India


Hussey explains how India can counter Amir

Hussey reckons batting outside the crease can throw the left-arm quick off his lines and lengths


Bumrah world's No.1 bowler - Aaqib Javed

Former Pakistan quick Aaqib Javed rates the pace attacks of India and Pakistan


India v Pakistan

World Cup 2019, Manchester

Chopra: What India need to do against Pakistan's key players

How they face up to Fakhar, Babar, Hasan and Amir will be crucial

Samiuddin: What I think about when I watch Kohli and Rohit

One oozes effortless beauty, the other an intense genius honed to within an inch of its life

Waqar: Kohli has really taken off

Who picked Virat Kohli? Who picked Imran Khan? Find out here as former India and Pakistan cricketers choose their favourite players from the opposite side


Misbah: India v Pakistan is the biggest game in the cricketing world

Misbah-ul-Haq picks his Pakistan XI and looks ahead to the most anticipated meeting of the World Cup


Dhoni welcomes Pant with wicketkeeping tips

Rishabh Pant has joined India's World Cup squad as cover for Shikhar Dhawan


Street art, restaurant-hopping and more in Manchester

The venue of the World Cup 2019's 'most important' match, Manchester, stands for much more - football, wall art and even Bollywood


When Wahab yorked local lad Yuvraj

The Pakistan quick took five-wickets against India in the 2011 World Cup semi-final in Mohali


Old Trafford - the cricketing neighbour of a footballing giant

Old Trafford gears up for another India-Pakistan clash


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Australia v Sri Lanka

World Cup 2019, The Oval

Hussey: Australia picking up wins but they're not at 100%


Farrell: Finch's statement century gives sense of a corner turned

After his chronic form dip in the Australian summer, captain is back to form ... with the bat if not the coin

Monga: Dysfunction, hope, more dysfunction for SL

We used to associate the adjectives 'mercurial' and 'unpredictable' with another Asian team, but it's Sri Lanka who could do better justice to those tags

Was it Australia's most complete batting show this World Cup?

Mike Hussey and Ajit Agarkar react to Australia's batting show against Sri Lanka


Which side has used most players across World Cups?

Find out in our latest edition of Did You Know?


Afghanistan v South Africa

World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Have Afghanistan regressed at the World Cup?


Fernando: Afghanistan's World Cup of self-inflicted chaos

The omission of Najibullah Zadran, their batsman of the tournament, summed up a team that is not giving the best account of themselves

Gardner: Du Plessis partially bluffs his way for SA's maiden win

There will be higher-stakes contests to come, when a little more bluff and nonsense may be required, but two points for the win has at least strengthened SA's hand

du Plessis relieved after first SA win


Should SA stick with Amla at the top?

Despite Hashim Amla's unbeaten 41 in South Africa's win over Afghanistan, Ajit Argarkar questions whether it's time to push him down the order


Have Afghanistan regressed at the World Cup?

Ajit Agarkar discusses whether Afghanistan's latest World Cup collapse is a sign their level of cricket is regressing


England v West Indies

World Cup 2019

Dobell: England show off their strength in depth

They missed a second frontline spinner, and lost two of their top four to injury, but they always had options to cover for those gaps

Roy, Morgan in doubt for Afghanistan after injuries

Opening batsman faces scan on a left hamstring injury, while the captain has back spasms

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