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Raina sets eyes on 2019 World Cup with international return

Suresh Raina, the middle-order batsman selected in India’s squad for the T20Is against South Africa, believes the upcoming matches will be a vital series for him as he makes an international comeback after over a year. For the long run, Raina also set his eyes on the 50-over World Cup next year, saying regular performances across the next few months ...

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Nepal’s ‘miracle’ takes them into World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal 195 for 9 (Karan 42*, Nath 41, Pervez 3-41) beat Canada 194 for 8 (Wijeratne 103*, Basant 3-34) by one wicket At 4:57 pm on a late Wednesday afternoon, Canada offspinner Nikhil Dutta was in the midst of flying from the bowling crease to the third man boundary, doing a Rashid Khan-style airplane celebration after getting Aarif Sheikh – ...

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Nepal’s ‘miracle’ takes them into World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal 195 for 9 (Karan 42*, Nath 41, Pervez 3-41) beat Canada 194 for 8 (Wijeratne 103*, Basant 3-34) by one wicket At 4:57 pm on a late Wednesday afternoon, Canada offspinner Nikhil Dutta was in the midst of flying from the bowling crease to the third man boundary, doing a Rashid Khan-style airplane celebration after getting Aarif Sheikh – ...

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Australia to change tack for World Cup – Lehmann

Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann has conceded the national team will need a fresh, more aggressive approach to be able to contend for next year’s 50-over World Cup in England, following 12 months of poor results for the ODI set-up. As the Twenty20 team shows the benefits of fresh bodies and minds in the current triangular series, Lehmann said discussions about ...

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Manjot Kalra’s ton leads India to Under-19 World Cup glory

India Under-19 217 for 2 (Kalra 101*, Desai 47*, Gill 31) beat Australia Under-19 216 all out (Merlo 76, Uppal 34, Anukul 2-32, Shiva Singh 2-36) by eight wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details India sauntered to an unprecedented fourth Under-19 World Cup title in front of a strong 4000-odd crowd at Bay Oval to cap an unbeaten campaign that had begun ...

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South Africa put World Cup over short-term goals

Get ready to hear this a lot over the next 17 months, especially if you follow the South African team: Vision 2019. You’re probably already aware of it, but the expression is going to go into overdrive when South Africa play one-day cricket. It refers to their plan to win the 2019 World Cup and yes, they have already started ...

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Rippon, van Beek unavailable for World Cup qualifiers

Peter Borren (capt), Wesley Barresi, Ben Cooper, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul van Meekeren, Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Scott Edwards, Roelof van der Merwe, Shane Snater, Pieter Seelaar, Timm van der Gugten, Viv Kingma, Fred Klaassen, Sikander Zulfiqar Allrounder Michael Rippon and medium-pacer Logan van Beek have made themselves unavailable for Netherlands in the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers due to commitments ...

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ICC rule no change to ODI status for World Cup Qualifiers

The ICC has confirmed what is essentially a two-tier qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup in England by choosing not to sanction official ODI status for some of the matches. The main victim of the decision is Netherlands, whose matches in Zimbabwe in March will gain no official recognition even though they are already guaranteed a return to official ...

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