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New Zealand v South Africa

World Cup 2019

Live Report - Boult's angle gets de Kock early

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Fernando: When New Zealand let their nasty out

They faced South Africa in a World Cup quarter-final in 2011 and the kindergarten teachers with abs did not hold back

Bal: New Zealand, South Africa, the last time

'As a neutral, you felt the tug from both ends'

De Kock and Boult on the 2015 semi-final

Four years on, South Africa and New Zealand are set to take each other on again in a high-profile clash at the World Cup


Vettori: Nicholls could add depth to the middle order

Daniel Vettori wants Henry Nicholls and Tim Southee in New Zealand's XI for their clash against South Africa


England v Afghanistan

World Cup 2019, Old Trafford

Morgan overwhelmed by his own record-breaking knock

England captain Eoin Morgan found it hard to put into word how he achieved his innings of 148, where he broke the record for number of sixes in an ODI.


Eoin Morgan's brutal 148 flattens Afghanistan

The England captain smashed 17 of his side's 25 sixes as he led the hosts to a thumping win

Ugra: The pall over Rashid Khan's World Cup

England struck Afghanistan where it would hurt them most - by ruthlessly attacking the man who represents their cricket.

Swann: England's bowlers lost their way for a while


Hussey on Morgan: Some of the best hitting I've seen


Kartik: Stuff of nightmares for Rashid Khan



World Cup 2019, Manchester

Dobell: Morgan, the heartbeat of 'new' England

His teammates talk of his unflappable nature; his calm on good day and bad; his ability to relieve the pressure and unleash their natural talent

Morgan, England shatter six-hitting records

The England captain broke the record for the most sixes in an ODI, while the Afghanistan legspinner returned the worst-ever World Cup figures

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World Cup 2019

A to Z of the World Cup: N is for New Zealand

Who have made the semi-finals no less than seven times


Australia v Bangladesh

World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Bangladesh's chance to spur World Cup magic

A possible return for Stoinis could give Australia the balance as they look to surge closer to the semi-finals

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

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

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Shakib the MVP, Warner slips down on Smart Runs list

The players, and performances, that have been the most impactful in the first half of World Cup 2019

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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