Cricket

The Latest: India starts strongly against Bangladesh

  • Jul 03, 2019

LONDON— The Latest on Day 34 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 11:15 a.m. India has made a confident start against Bangladesh, reaching 69-0 off 10 overs. KL Rahul is 28 not out and Rohit Sharma, who was badly dropped on 9 by Tamim Iqbal, has 38. India’s start is in stark co

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England needs a win against unbeaten India

  • Jun 30, 2019

LONDON— England plays India at Edgbaston on Sunday with the Cricket World Cup hosts unexpectedly fighting for survival in a tournament they started as favorites to win. For second-place India, it’s simple. Win in Birmingham and Virat Kohli’s team joins Australia in the semifinals. For fifth-place Eng

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The Latest: South Africa 130-1 after 25, chasing 204 to win

  • Jun 29, 2019

LONDON— The Latest on Day 30 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 4:40 p.m. South Africa is closing in on its second win of the World Cup and making it more difficult for Sri Lanka to qualify for the playoffs. Hashim Amla hit 57 from 74 balls for his second half-century of the tourname

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The Latest: Pakistan 133-2 after 25 overs at Lord’s

  • Jun 24, 2019

The Latest on Day 25 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Pakistan was 133-2 after 25 overs against South Africa at Lord’s. Both openers were gone after an 81-

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England allrounder Moeen Ali set for 100th ODI v Sri Lanka

  • Jun 21, 2019

LEEDS, England— It says a lot about England’s approach to one-day cricket since the last World Cup that Moeen Ali considers the highlight ahead of his 100th game as just being a part of the team. Moeen made his ODI debut for England against West Indies in 2014, posted a century and thre

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Warner’s 166 leads Australia to 381-5 vs Bangladesh

  • Jun 21, 2019

NOTTINGHAM, England— David Warner hit a tournament-best 166 as Australia posted 381-5 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup on Thursday. The innings was paced brilliantly by Warner, who featured in an opening partnership of 121 with captain Aaron Finch, then 192 with Usman Khawaja

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Australia back to full fitness for Bangladesh clash

  • Jun 20, 2019

 The fifth and last Cricket World Cup match in Nottingham will start on time in dry conditions on Thursday. A sunny ending is in store for Australia or Bangladesh. Australia is looking to consolidate its place in the semifinal positions while Bangladesh is tr

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Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoid mosque shootings

  • Mar 16, 2019

Members of the Bangladesh cricket team had just arrived by bus at Masjid Al Noor mosque for Friday afternoon prayers when they heard gunshots.Had they arrived a few minutes earlier they would have been inside the mosque, where at least 30 people were killed by a gunman with an automatic rifle. Another nearby

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Third cricket test against New Zealand canceled after Bangladesh team narrowly escapes shooting at Christchurch mosque

  • Mar 15, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Third cricket test against New Zealand canceled after Bangladesh team narrowly escapes shooting at Christchurch mosque.

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