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Manjrekar: Yuvraj going through phase of self-doubt

Sanjay Manjrekar analyses Yuvraj Singh's innings in the final against Sri Lanka and praises MS Dhoni for a solid showing as captain 07:09

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Manjrekar: SL have been lacking X-factor in global finals

Match Point: Sri Lanka have consistently made it to finals of major tournaments in the recent past, but have no titles to show for it (02:53) | Apr 5, 2014

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Manjrekar: India have become a big-stage team

Match Point: After winning the 50-overs World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy last year, this is India's chance to hold all three major one-day trophies at the same time (05:27) | Apr 5, 2014

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Manjrekar: Kohli reflects what is right with Indian team

Match Point: Virat Kohli's success and enjoyment of the game epitomises what is right with Indian cricket on the field at the moment, says Sanjay Manjrekar (05:44) | Apr 5, 2014

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Crowe: Emotional day for Sri Lanka

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan look ahead to the World T20 final, and feel that the impending retirmements of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene from T20Is will add an another dimension to a cracker of a game (03:12) | Apr 4, 2014

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Cullinan: Du Plessis has a lot of work to do as captain

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe reflect on South Africa's loss to India in the World T20 semi-final (03:53) | Apr 4, 2014

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'Kohli, a smart thinker'

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan says India can bank on Virat Kohli anytime, while Martin Crowe says the batsman structured his innings very well in his team's World T20 semi-final triumph over South Africa (03:25) | Apr 4, 2014

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South Africa weighed down by history?

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan discuss South Africa's struggle to win world tournaments (03:54) | Apr 4, 2014

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Cullinan: South Africa won't be overawed by spin

Match Point: Martin Crowe picks India as favourites in the semi-final because of their form, and familiarity with the conditions (04:22) | Apr 3, 2014

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Crowe: West Indies were 'comically' bad

Match Point: Martin Crowe felt that Marlon Samuels' approach in particular was inexplicable and Sri Lanka played like they really wanted to win (08:01) | Apr 3, 2014

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Crowe's picks for the best with bat and ball

Match Point: Ahead of the semi-finals, Martin Crowe picks his top performers and performances of the tournament so far. Alex Hales and Rangana Herath are top of his pile (09:13) | Apr 2, 2014

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Myburgh, Sammy in Crowe's WT20 XI

Match Point: Martin Crowe picks his World T20 XI, based on the performances in the group stage. Also featuring JP Duminy, Glenn Maxwell and Rohit Sharma (04:35) | Apr 2, 2014

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Crowe: Legspin bowling reborn at WT20

Match Point: Ahead of the knockouts, Martin Crowe looks back on what has happened so far in the tournament. India have been the most impressive team, he says, while spinners have been the stand out performers (05:58) | Apr 2, 2014

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Crowe: Fear factor kicking in for the batsmen

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan feel that the conditions have made it difficult for the batsmen in the World T20, and it will be a low-scoring affair going forward (02:34) | Apr 1, 2014

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Crowe: WI now almost unstoppable

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan look back at West Indies' emphatic win against Pakistan, which put them in the semi-finals of the World T20 (04:04) | Apr 1, 2014

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Crowe: Australia efficient against awful bowling

Match Point: Australia comfortably strolled home in an inconsequential match against Bangladesh to register their first and only win of the World T20 (01:19) | Apr 1, 2014

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Crowe: Narine can make the difference

Match Point: Martin Crowe talks about the player who can make the difference in the knockout match between West Indies and Pakistan (03:12) | Apr 1, 2014

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'Australia late to embrace T20'

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan on Australia's struggle in the World T20, and what issues they need to address (06:18) | Apr 1, 2014

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Manjrekar: Ashwin, Mishra's skills have helped India

Match Point: Sanjay Manjrekar talks to Gaurav Kalra on India's impressive run in the group stage of the World T20 and the performances of India's bowlers, Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni (08:15) | Mar 31, 2014

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Cullinan: Why not an Associate Composite XI?

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan on the role of Associates in cricket, and how that could be enhanced (02:40) | Mar 31, 2014

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Crowe: 50-50 between Pakistan and West Indies

Match Point: While Daryll Cullinan picks Pakistan as the favourite against West Indies, Martin Crowe says both are fine T20 sides in Bangladesh conditions (01:03) | Mar 31, 2014

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Crowe: Herath immaculate from ball one

Match Point: Martin Crowe says the New Zealand batsmen did not know what to expect from Rangana Herath and should have faced him with a more open stance (02:42) | Mar 31, 2014

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Butcher: Woeful winter for England

Match Point: Mark Butcher sums up England's performance in the winter after their 'woeful' performance against Netherlands on Monday in the World T20 (04:27) | Mar 31, 2014

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Cullinan: Australia played like a defeated team

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe look back at Australia's below-par performance against India, which left them still searching for their first win at the World T20 (04:39) | Mar 30, 2014

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Crowe: Malinga captaining gives NZ edge

Match Point: Sri Lanka are without regular T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal, who's out with an over-rate penalty, for their virtual quarter-final against New Zealand (04:43) | Mar 30, 2014

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Crowe: England in rebuilding phase

Match Point: With both teams out of the tournament, England only have pride to play for while Netherlands could score more points for the Associates (01:24) | Mar 30, 2014

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Cullinan: Bangladesh were never in the game

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe look back on Pakistan's overwhelming defeat of Bangladesh at the World T20 (01:15) | Mar 30, 2014

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Cullinan: De Villiers too good to fail

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe talk about the importance of AB de Villiers' form for South Africa as they moved to the top of the Group 1 table after their win against England (03:03) | Mar 29, 2014

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Crowe: SA over-rate habit has to change

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Crowe: Felt like a 20-run win for SA

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Crowe: Should be easy for Pakistan

Match Point: Bangladesh are yet to turn up in the tournament and with Pakistan having the required game for this format, seem a clear choice as winners (00:56) | Mar 29, 2014

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Cullinan: India need to guard against complacency

Match Point: Australia are in a must-win situation but India have had three easy wins in a row making them firm favourites for the match on Sunday (01:25) | Mar 29, 2014

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Cullinan: Guptill gets too down on himself

Match Point: Martin Guptill has been struggling in the World T20, and Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe believe he needs to stop trying too hard to get back into form (01:47) | Mar 29, 2014

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Crowe: Came down to that Cooper over

Match Point: Netherlands put up a fight, and New Zealand need to add some variety to their one dimensional bowling attack (05:49) | Mar 29, 2014

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Crowe: NZ treating this game with respect

Match Point: By making changes to their team, New Zealand are trying to find a combination that will work better for them. Maybe they could have tried Ronnie Hira? (04:04) | Mar 29, 2014

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Cullinan: Bangladesh more confident, but not good enough

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan believes that even though Bangladesh were much improved, they do not have what it takes to upset the top teams (03:38) | Mar 28, 2014

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Crowe: Not seen a poorer innings from Dhawan

Match Point: Martin Crowe demonstrates the adjustments that Shikhar Dhawan might need to make to stop his current run drought (04:04) | Mar 28, 2014

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Crowe: SA relying on too few players

Match Point: While Daryll Cullinan believes England will be confident after their win on Thursday, Martin Crowe thinks South Africa rely on only a few players like Imran Tahir and Dale Steyn which might make it easier for England (01:56) | Mar 28, 2014

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Crowe: Would bring Neesham in for Munro

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe think that Netherlands will find it very tough to beat a strong New Zealand side (01:51) | Mar 28, 2014

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Cullinan: Australia's pace attack not strong enough

Match Point: While Martin Crowe says George Bailey handled his bowlers well, Daryll Cullinan believes Australia's pace attack lacked the sting to restrict West Indies (03:38) | Mar 28, 2014

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Cullinan: Concerns over Australia's bowling

Match Point: While Faulkner's inclusion would be a big boost, Daryll Cullinan believes bowling in the middle overs will be crucial for Australia. Martin Crowe seems impressed by the confidence shown by West Indies (01:36) | Mar 27, 2014

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Crowe: India need a tough game

Match Point: Martin Crowe believes India need to be tested in their match against Bangladesh while Daryll Cullinan feels the hosts are no match for the in-form Indians (01:07) | Mar 27, 2014

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Cullinan: SA thinktank not doing convincing job

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan says South Africa won't go too far under Russell Domingo, and Martin Crowe says they need to introspect to get better in the World T20 (04:51) | Mar 27, 2014

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Crowe: Tom Cooper key for Netherlands

Match Point: Martin Crowe reckons an in-form Tom Cooper will play a key role for Netherlands in their chase against South Africa (02:31) | Mar 27, 2014

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Crowe: Netherlands shouldn't worry about opposition

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan says South Africa need to make the most of their strong batting line-up, Martin Crowe believes Netherlands should stick their strengths no matter who they are playing against (02:57) | Mar 27, 2014

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Manjrekar: Worried about India openers' form

Match Point: Sanjay Manjrekar talks about India's form in the World T20, how big a role Amit Mishra played in the two wins, how settled the batting line-up looks and Yuvraj Singh's struggles (08:20) | Mar 25, 2014

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Crowe: Bangladesh need better coaching structure

Match Point: For Bangladesh to improve their standing in cricket, they need to start the revamp from the grass-root level and work on their domestic and coaching structure (03:26) | Mar 25, 2014

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Crowe: Bangladesh just not firing

Match Point: Bangladesh suffered a massive loss against West Indies which has put their future in the World T20 in great doubt (01:55) | Mar 25, 2014

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Cullinan: Not sure WI can turn it around

Match Point: West Indies were comprehensively beaten by India and seem to lack the necessary skill to turn it around, says Daryll Cullinan. Martin Crowe believes Gayle, Smith, Badree, Samuels and Narine can make the difference (01:57) | Mar 24, 2014

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Crowe: Netherlands weren't up for it mentally

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan says Netherlands need to have a concrete plan to get better; Martin Crowe believes they lost the match mentally to Sri Lanka (03:15) | Mar 24, 2014

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Cullinan: SA's death bowling still a concern

Match Point: Even though South Africa held their nerve to defend 170, Daryll Cullinan believes they need to work on their death bowling (03:54) | Mar 24, 2014

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Crowe: Duminy excellent under pressure

Match Point: Martin Crowe says the key behind JP Duminy's half-century was that he didn't premeditate shots, unlike the other South African batsmen (02:36) | Mar 24, 2014

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Crowe: SA under more pressure than NZ

Match Point: While Daryll Cullinan says AB de Villiers' wicket will be crucial for South Africa, Martin Crowe believes they will be under more pressure having lost their first match (04:03) | Mar 24, 2014

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Crowe: Australia don't have the spin game for this tournament

Match Point: While Daryll Cullinan says Australia lost because of leaking 15-20 runs extra and the catches they dropped, Martin Crowe believes George Bailey's captaincy was poor and he should be replaced with Cameron White (04:56) | Mar 23, 2014

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Cullinan: England hard done by the rain

Match Point: England batted well to post a challenging total for New Zealand, but a brisk start by in the run chase along with rain ensured that Brendon McCullum's team emerged winners in a rain-truncated match (05:19) | Mar 22, 2014

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Crowe: Conditions not to Australia's liking

Match Point: Martin Crowe believes the conditions may not be in Australia's favour and Daryll Cullinan said Pakistan will gain from having already played a match in the tournament (01:17) | Mar 22, 2014

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Cullinan: Not convinced India can do it twice in a row

Match Point: Having already played a match, Martin Crowe believes that India go in as favourites while Daryll Cullinan feels the West indies could pull up a surprise (01:34) | Mar 22, 2014

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Cullinan: SA let the match slip through the fingers

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan thinks South Africa had the match within their grasp before they let it slip and Martin Crowe says Sri Lanka put up a par score but did the right things to defend it (09:26) | Mar 22, 2014

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Cullinan: Duminy should have bowled more

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan believes JP Duminy should have bowled two more overs in the match South Africa lost to Sri Lanka by five runs (02:23) | Mar 22, 2014

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Crowe: Dhoni's selection, use of bowlers outstanding

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan praise Amit Mishra's performance and analyse why Pakistan are not able to beat India in world tournaments (04:20) | Mar 21, 2014

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Crowe: Pakistan looked unsettled from the start

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan discuss what went wrong with Pakistan's performance against a well-settled Indian side in Mirpur (22:59) | Mar 21, 2014

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Cullinan: Won't be surprised if Pakistan win

Match Point: While Martin Crowe thinks India will cruise in their chase of 131, Daryll Cullinan says he won't be surprised if Pakistan win the match (11:45) | Mar 21, 2014

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'Spinners will decide the top two teams'

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe discuss the conditions in Bangladesh for the World T20, and how big a role spinners could play in the tournament (03:57) | Mar 20, 2014

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Cullinan: Pakistan's spinners key

Match Point: Martin Crowe says T20s have not been India's priority, while Daryll Cullinan talks about Pakistan's strengths before the high-profile match on Friday (03:19) | Mar 20, 2014

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Manjrekar: Versatility in SL bowling came through

Match Point: Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the factors behind Sri Lanka's success in the final of the World T20 (03:00) | Apr 6, 2014

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Crowe: T20 is the Associates' format

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan look back on the World T20 2014. While the Associates were great, many of the teams failed to read the conditions well, says Crowe (06:37) | Apr 6, 2014

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Cullinan: Yuvraj didn't read the situation well

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan air their views on India's defeat to Sri Lanka in the World T20 final, and Yuvraj Singh's scratchy innings (02:40) | Apr 6, 2014

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Cullinan: SL brought out their best game on big day

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan on Sri Lanka's World T20 win against India, and what the loss of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene means to their T20 dressing room (03:56) | Apr 6, 2014

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Manjrekar: SL have been lacking X-factor in global finals

Match Point: Sri Lanka have consistently made it to finals of major tournaments in the recent past, but have no titles to show for it (02:53) | Apr 5, 2014

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Manjrekar: India have become a big-stage team

Match Point: After winning the 50-overs World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy last year, this is India's chance to hold all three major one-day trophies at the same time (05:27) | Apr 5, 2014

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Manjrekar: Kohli reflects what is right with Indian team

Match Point: Virat Kohli's success and enjoyment of the game epitomises what is right with Indian cricket on the field at the moment, says Sanjay Manjrekar (05:44) | Apr 5, 2014

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Crowe: Emotional day for Sri Lanka

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan look ahead to the World T20 final, and feel that the impending retirmements of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene from T20Is will add an another dimension to a cracker of a game (03:12) | Apr 4, 2014

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Cullinan: Du Plessis has a lot of work to do as captain

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan and Martin Crowe reflect on South Africa's loss to India in the World T20 semi-final (03:53) | Apr 4, 2014

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'Kohli, a smart thinker'

Match Point: Daryll Cullinan says India can bank on Virat Kohli anytime, while Martin Crowe says the batsman structured his innings very well in his team's World T20 semi-final triumph over South Africa (03:25) | Apr 4, 2014

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South Africa weighed down by history?

Match Point: Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan discuss South Africa's struggle to win world tournaments (03:54) | Apr 4, 2014

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Cullinan: South Africa won't be overawed by spin

Match Point: Martin Crowe picks India as favourites in the semi-final because of their form, and familiarity with the conditions (04:22) | Apr 3, 2014