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England v Australia

World Cup 2019, Lord's

Australia breeze past England, book semi-final spot

England's plans of qualifying for the final four hang in the balance after a second successive loss, this one by 64 runs

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Smart Stats - Behrendorff the standout performer

Aaron Finch got the Man-of-the-Match award, but his contribution was lower than that of Australia's new-ball duo

Swann: Vince is a 'walking wicket' against decent bowlers

Graeme Swann analyses England's defeat against Australia, and says they need to get the verve back in their batting


England's Curious Case of World Cup captains

Playing in their 12th World Cup, England have put a stop to quite an intriguing pattern


Swann: 'Smith the wrong man to have in for last 10 overs'

Michael Hussey and Graeme Swann agree that Australia should have scored more from the position they were in



World Cup 2019, Birmingham

The eerie similarities between 1992 and 2019 for Pakistan

The inescapable conclusion is that for Pakistan, the 2019 World Cup is going the exact same way as the 1992 tournament

Catches can win matches - so can a lot else for Pakistan

They have conceded more runs in the field than they have saved in this World Cup, but Pakistan are finding ways around that

Vettori all praise for 'reliable' Williamson and Taylor

World Cup 2019


Misbah feels Birmingham conditions will suit Pakistan well

Misbah-ul-Haq looks ahead to Pakistan's match against New Zealand on Wednesday


Vettori: Pakistan the first real test for NZ bowlers

World Cup 2019


Top Headlines

India v West Indies

World Cup 2019, Manchester

Gollapudi: What Vijay Shankar brings for India at No. 4

There are two men directly in competition for his spot in the XI, but as long as he applies himself well and plays to the situation, Vijay holds a distinct advantage

Bhuvneshwar back in the nets for India

While Virat Kohli was engaged in animated discussions with Ravi Shastri, both Ravindra Jadeja and Vijay Shankar had batting stints


The 1983 team should have been called Kapil's heroes - Bishan Bedi


Contracts Cut

Pakistan Women News

PCB brings down contracted women players from 17 to 10, raises salaries

Only two players - Sana Mir and Nida Dar - feature in the top bracket, with Bismah Maroof and Javeria Khan demoted to the second grade

Netherlands v Zimbabwe

2nd T20I

World Cup 2019

A to Z of the World Cup: Q is for Qualifiers

The roundabout route to the World Cup for some teams


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