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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

Kane Williamson's many rescue acts

The New Zealand captain has bailed out his team four times in five matches this World Cup; but how long can he carry the batting?


Vettori all praise for 'reliable' Williamson and Taylor

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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

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World Cup 2019, Lord's

Our basics get challenged on non-batter friendly pitches - Morgan

Eoin Morgan said England will need to look at rotating the strike more as opposed to finding the boundary on challenging surfaces


No backwards steps, say England, as KP criticises Morgan

Short ball to England captain raises eyebrows of former team-mate, as England face battle for semi-final berth

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

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


Australia v England

World Cup 2019, Lord's

Mitchell Starc: The Grand Old Duke of Yorker

Australia's strike bowler is no ordinary left-arm seamer. He is the most lethal weapon ever to play one-day cricket

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Dobell: England facing Deja vu - all over again

It is simplistic to describe the team as flat track bullies - but there is a kernel of truth to it too

England's losses open up qualification race

The pre-tournament favourite's defeat against Australia has ensured every team, barring South Africa and Afghanistan, have a shot at making the semi-finals

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South Africa crash out

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Where did South Africa's preparations go wrong?

From 'Vision 2019' to player exoduses, a breakdown of South Africa's poor World Cup campaign

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India v West Indies

World Cup 2019, Manchester

Chopra: What India need to do against West Indies' key players

How they face up to Gayle, Hope, Cottrell and Thomas will be crucial

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


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

Zimbabwe clinch Super Over win to square T20I series

Brendan Taylor and Elton Chigumbura score the big runs before Tendai Chatara does the job with the ball as visitors end tour with their first win

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