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Samiuddin: What India v Pakistan means for both teams

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

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Gollapudi: How Maradona mania can explain India-Pakistan madness

The football great once said: "When you are on the pitch, life goes away. Everything goes away". India-Pakistan will be no different

Bumrah is the No.1 bowler in the world - Aaqib Javed

Former Paksitan pacer Aaqib Javed compares the pace attack of India and Pakistan ahead of their fixture at the CWC.


'If it rains, let's at least have an India-Pakistan football match'

Andrew Miller catches up with India fans at London's Victoria Park, who want 'revenge' for the 2017 Champions Trophy defeat


'You could be a hero' - Arthur's message to Pakistan's 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


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

India captain talks about the mindset of fans and players heading into the game with Pakistan.


Can India keep their World Cup clean sheet against 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

Agarkar: India need to play both their wristspinners

Ajit Agarkar picks Vijay Shankar to slot in at No.4 for India


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


Australia v Sri Lanka

World Cup 2019, The Oval

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

Finch and Starc headline big Australia win

The opener scored his second World Cup hundred and the left-arm quick blew SL away after they had threatened to make a game of it

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

Australia have moved to the top of the points table with an 87-run win against Sri Lanka, but Mike Hussey thinks there are still gaps to plug


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

Faf du Plessis relieved after first South Africa 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


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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

England v West Indies

World Cup 2019, Southampton

Ganga: To adapt 'consistently' across formats a challenge for WI

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Kimber: The talent is there but West Indies need to rethink ODI batting

Twice in this tournament, not changing the way they have batted for the conditions, or state of the game, has cost them

England quicks, Root century brush WI aside

Fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood took three wickets each to wrap-up West Indies for a below-par total

Agarkar: We've probably seen the worst of West Indies


How Jofra Archer reached the World Cup

Sheer pace, big hits, and electric fielding: Jofra Archer is the complete package; but can he help England lift their first-ever World Cup trophy?


World Cup 2019

A to Z of the World Cup: L is for Lord's

The home of cricket and host of four World Cup finals so far


The Bangladesh camp

World Cup 2019

Bouncer-ready Bangladesh 'favourites' against West Indies - Tamim

Mushfiqur Rahim picks up a forearm injury in the nets courtesy a Mustafizur Rahman short delivery

'We have to do it all over again' - Walsh on facing West Indies

Bangladesh have a 7-2 record against WI over the last 12 months, but their bowling coach knows their next meeting will be the one that counts

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