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Samiuddin: Welcome to the age of Babar Azam

At this of all moments, in this increasingly heady campaign, let's not be shy - let's call this innings for what it is, a coming of age for sure, and perhaps an all-timer

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Monga: You'd better believe, It is on Pakistan

The stars are aligning, the wins are coming, it's no joke any more. Pakistan are getting on one of those rolls


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Babar, Haris and Shaheen's genius keep Pakistan alive

NZ were kept to 238 by a brilliant new-ball burst and were then taken out by a glorious partnership between two next-gen players

Neesham's defiance a significant moment in his comeback story

Defeat dulled the enjoyment the allrounder could take from his innings, but it was important on a personal level

Vote - Which is the best ball of the World Cup?

Ferguson's yorker to du Plessis or Starc's yorker to Stokes or Kuldeep's beauty to Babar?

Hussey: 'Complete player' Babar taking his game to next level


Did Pakistan's victory get a smile out of Misbah?


Misbah: Shaheen's accuracy and length were perfect

Misbah-ul-Haq was full of praise for Shaheen Afridi's bowling performance of 3 for 28 against New Zealand


India v West Indies

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Gayle says 'definitely' playing ODIs and 'maybe' Test post World Cup

Earlier this year, the West Indian opener had suggested his ODI career would end at the World Cup. Now he's having major second thoughts

Gayle, Holder urge the West Indies rookies to become "rock and soul"

Patience around the West Indies young stars, like the team's chances at the World Cup, is starting to run out

Gayle reveals his post-World Cup plans

Chris Gayle announced an apparent u-turn on his planned retirement after the World Cup


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Under pressure, England can become the team they want to be

The hosts face two tough games to qualify for the knockouts but it could free them up to rediscover their game in this tournament

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India v West Indies

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India's shaky middle order in focus against teetering West Indies

West Indies will be without the injured Andre Russell in their must-win game against the new No.1 ODI side

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

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

Dhoni trains against spin at nets

Pant was also part of India's training session on the eve of their game against West Indies in Manchester


Bhuvneshwar's injury just a niggle - Bowling coach

Bharat Arun said the fitness of Bhuvneshwar Kumar was not a big concern


Kartik: India's middle order not a cause of concern

Murali Kartik talks about how India should structure their middle order


Ganga wants Bravo, Allen in WI's XI

Daren Ganga looks ahead to West Indies' must-win clash against India in Manchester


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England news

England have failed to adapt but can still make last four - Root

Next two games are 'like quarter-finals' for England, admits leading batsman after damaging defeats

Kimber: How left-arm pace has undone England

Australia exploited England's long-standing weakness by picking an extra left-arm quick at Lord's

World Cup Central: Starc intervention evokes Wasim '92 (just about)

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