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Lack of runs doesn’t bother Dhoni

INDIA captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insists his own form is not a concern heading into the World Cup semi-final against Pakistan tomorrow. Dhoni, also...

Ambassador’ Afridi upbeat ahead of India clash

PAKISTAN captain Shahid Afridi said he’d no problems with all the extra responsibility in the World Cup semi-final clash against India tomorrow. Encounters between...

Mumbai stadium set to host World Cup final

MUMBAI’S Wankhede Stadium, venue for the final but criticised last week by the city’s top fire chief for not meeting safety standards, finally got...

Bangladesh vow to fight back after India loss

BANGLADESH captain Shakib Al Hasan was confident his team will bounce back after the heart-breaking loss to India in the World Cup opener, but...

India look to up World Cup intensity

INDIA must raise their intensity with barely three days to go before the World Cup gets under way, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said in...

Cramped calendar hampers mental preparation, says Dhoni

INDIA’S jam-packed itinerary has not only taken a physical toll on the players but could also affect their mindset heading into the World Cup,...

Fab’ five promise batting feast

IMAGINE Kevin Pietersen, Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Jacques Kallis and Shahid Afridi batting for the same team. Their captain could relax, but not the...

Sreesanth replaces Praveen Kumar in World Cup squad

PACEMAN Praveen Kumar has been ruled out of the World Cup due to an elbow injury and will be replaced by Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, the...

Eden Gardens likely to host remaining 3 matches – ICC

THE FATE of the remaining three World Cup matches at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens looks safe after the International Cricket Council (ICC) today said it...

Pakistan players charged over corruption

PAKISTAN cricketers Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt, together with their agent, have been charged with corruption offences, England’s prosecution service said today....