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Michael Hussey lauds Joe Root's strike-rotation

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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


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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

Hussey lauds Root's strike-rotation

Michael Hussey analyses Joe Root's ODI batting since 2018


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.


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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South Africa news

Can South Africa stir the World Cup pot?

A look at where the World Cup's top-four battle could get interesting

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 Tahir trump card

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

Bangladesh v West Indies

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Shakib plays down praise over impressive World Cup


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

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

Bangladesh v West Indies

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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

Smart Stats - High-impact Shakib floors West Indies

Shakib Al Hasan put together another masterclass against West Indies

The Asian dominance in World Cup chases

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka feature in four of the five highest-successful World Cup chases


Ganga: 'Incomprehensible' to have Andre Russell playing injured


Is Shakib Al Hasan the player of the World Cup?

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


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


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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

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Australia keep winning

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'Australia still trying to find best XI' - Brad Haddin

Australia's assistant coach also talks of Maxwell's batting position and the Khawaja conundrum

Maxwell's bowling helps Australia make their balancing act work

The allrounder chipped in handily with the bat, but it was his ten overs that most aided Aaron Finch against Sri Lanka to leave Australia sitting at the top of the table

Bold prediction

Women's Ashes 2019

'Australia are not losing a game' - Alyssa Healy

Australia's wicketkeeper channels Glenn McGrath ahead of the women's Ashes starting next month

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