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World Cup 2019: Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan reaches unique batting milestone against Afghanistan

[ad_1] Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.Shakib, who already has two hundreds to his name in the competition, also became the 19th player overall to achieve the feat.The milestone was achieved when the left-hander was batting on 35. Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls, his innings laced with one four, before Mujeeb Ur Rahman trapped him
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World Cup 2019: England vs Australia at Lord’s on Tuesday; focus on Jofra Archer, David Warner

[ad_1]  Host England has lost twice, against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, while Australia is riding high after five wins out of six, with its only defeat coming against India.Warner v Archer - top-order tussleJofra Archer has given England's attack a new dimension with his raw pace, taking 15 wickets so far to top the charts at the World Cup alongside Australia's Mitchell Starc and Pakistan's Mohammad Amir.The Barbados-born bowler has
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World Cup 2019: Jos Buttler is the new Dhoni of ODI cricket, says Justin Langer

[ad_1] Australia coach Justin Langer Monday heaped praise on Jos Buttler, terming the swashbuckling England batsman as the new Mahendra Singh Dhoni of world cricket.Wicketkeeper batsman Buttler has excelled for England with his aggressive style of batting and Langer believes he can succeed former India skipper Dhoni, who is considered as one of the best finishers in international cricket.“Jos is an unbelievable player. I love watching him bat. He is
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World Cup 2019: Kallis urges South Africa to follow England ODI example

[ad_1] South Africa great Jacques Kallis has urged the Proteas to learn lessons from England’s one-day international revival following the team’s miserable early exit from the World Cup.A 49-run defeat by Pakistan at Lord’s on Sunday ensured that, with two games in the 10-team round-robin phase still to play, there is no way South Africa can qualify for the semifinals.Faf du Plessis, the South Africa captain, did not pull any
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World Cup 2019: We have plans for Andre Russell, says Yuzvendra Chahal ahead of India-West Indies clash

[ad_1] They have the license to thrill in cash-rich T20 leagues but the likes of Andre Russell will feel “situational pressure” in their World Cup game against India, feels leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.West Indies are all but out of semifinal contention having lost four out of their six games and Russell’s hamstring issues have compounded their problems further.Chahal, who has had a good World Cup so far with seven wickets from
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score, World Cup 2019: Mortaza and Co. aim to keep semifinal hopes alive

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Sportstar's Live coverage of ICC World Cup 2019 Match 31 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The Preview Afghanistan, which lost to India in a thrilling last-over finish, will be eyeing a maiden win in World Cup 2019 when it takes on Bangladesh at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on Monday.Bangladesh, on the other hand, will have to win all its remaining
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World Cup 2019: Archer puts Smith friendship on hold for England-Australia World Cup clash

[ad_1] England fast bowler Jofra Archer has told his Australian Indian Premier League teammate Steve Smith there will be “nothing friendly” when the teams meet in the World Cup on Tuesday.Archer, together with England colleagues Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, played in the same Rajasthan Royals side as Smith during this year’s IPL.But the England trio and Smith will be on opposite sides for the rest of the season, starting
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World Cup 2019: ‘We are drowned, but we’ll take you with us’, Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib warns Bangladesh

[ad_1] “We are already drowned darling, but we’ll take you with us,” Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said, cheekily warning Bangladesh ahead of their World Cup clash here Monday.Afghanistan are already out of the tournament after losing all their six matches so far while Bangladesh are still in the reckoning with five points from six matches. The Tigers will need to win against Afghanistan to remain in contention for a semifinal
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Italy U21s: Di Biagio explains axing Juve’s Moise Kean

[ad_1] Italy Under-21 head coach Luigi Di Biagio took action against Moise Kean and Nicolo Zaniolo after repeated breaches of team discipline.Juventus striker Kean was an unused substitute as the Azzurrini claimed a 3-1 win over Belgium on Saturday to keep its hopes of a semifinal place at the European Under-21 Championship alive.READ | Euro U21s Review: Spain book semifinal spot, Italy faces nervous waitTo what extent Kean and Roma
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Kohli, Bumrah set to be rested for West Indies limited overs leg

[ad_1] India captain Virat Kohli and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah are set to be rested for the limited overs series against the West Indies, scheduled in the United States and the Caribbean, starting August 3.Kohli and Bumrah will however be back for the two-Test series which is a part of the inaugural World Test Championship.“Virat and Jasprit will certainly be rested for the three-match T20Is and three-match ODI series. Virat