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  1. 11 hottest cricketers in the World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... cricketer. Also of note, his nickname is Boom Boom (ooh, and how did you gain that moniker Shahid? Do tell ...). SCOTLAND - CALUM MACLEOD: Scotland's opening batsman is a native Gaelic speaker (he can whisper Oidhche mhath into our ear any day). ...

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  2. Afghanistan favoured over Scotland as World Cup minnows prepare for tight tussleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    AGGRESSOR: Opening bowler Shapoor Zadran looms as a key figure for Afghanistan in their World Cup clash against Scotland in Dunedin. On paper a clash between two of the minnows of world cricket, Afghanistan and Scotland, might seem dull, in reality it is likely to be anything but.

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  3. Cup runneth over for ClarenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mercury

    Blundstone will have its first Cup match when Zimbabwe tackles Ireland on March 7, before Scotland meets Sri Lanka on March 11 and Australia hosts Scotland on March 14. And with Destination Southern Tasmania support, Clarence City Council has organised a Cricket Fiesta on the Bellerive Boardwalk on March 7, 11 and 14, featuring music, stalls, kids' activities and a farmers market. Events Tasmania has scheduled a special ferry to bring visitors from the city and Wrest Point to the Bellerive Wharf.

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  4. Moeen Ali: Sri Lanka win can prove England are still major force at Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    England's bid to reach the World Cup quarter-finals is likely to rest on their next two group games during which all-rounder Moeen Ali is confident they can prove they are a 'major side'. After belatedly getting off the mark with a 119-run win over Scotland on Monday - when Moeen hit a century - England can all but confirm their place in the knock-out stage with wins over Sri Lanka and Bangladesh over the next fortnight.

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  5. Bromsgrove fundraiser going the extra mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    EXTRA MILE: Bromsgrove heart patient Tim Hawkesworth took part in his own version of the Worcester Heart Walk in Scotland, in 2013. SP Tim Hawkesworth is joining other walkers for a stroll along the banks of the River Severn for the Worcester Heart Walk.

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  6. Boris's deputy launches bid to be Kensington MP with mansion tax attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This Is London

    ... down after a "cash for influence" furore. TV historian Dan Snow, who co-organised last year's "love letter to Scotland" signed by Sir Mick Jagger and Stephen Hawking, is understood to have been encouraged to run by Tory HQ, though he is not ...

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  7. London Mayor election: who might replace Boris Johnson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The First Post

    ... her priorities will be better care for children and tackling inequality. Born in Marylebone but largely educated in Scotland, Jowell was first elected to parliament in 1992 and served as Culture Secretary from 2001 to 2007. After emerging as a key ...

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  8. Tonight at the cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sky Sports

    ... Lanka would mean they would need just one more win from their remaining Pool A games with New Zealand, England and Scotland to reach the quarter-finals. The Sri Lankans have looked far from their best so far. They were hammered by New Zealand in ...

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  9. Afghanistan vs. Scotland: Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Cricket World Cup PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    Scotland and Afghanistan have both lost two matches from two in Pool A at the World Cup so far, but the pair meet in Dunedin on Thursday for a crucial encounter between the Associate Nations. There are four Associates at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, with Ireland looking the most likely to make the knockout rounds, while the However, all four have produced valiant displays thus far, and Thursday's clash gives Scotland and Afghanistan their best possible chance of claiming a win at the World Cup.

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  10. Southee and Boult our best ever new-ball combination: Richard HadleeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    ... start to their World Cup campaign, winning all three of their games quite comprehensively against Sri Lanka, Scotland and England. Southee was brilliant on his outing against England as he picked up his career best figures of seven for 33. "It's ...

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  11. Ireland aiming for 2nd win in a row at Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... For the first time in the tournament, there will be two matches on a mid-week day. On Thursday, Afghanistan plays Scotland at Dunedin, New Zealand, with the winner set to pick up its first-ever win at a World Cup " weather permitting " and Sri Lanka ...

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  12. Ireland aiming for 2nd win in a row at Cricke...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... For the first time in the tournament, there will be two matches on a mid-week day. On Thursday, Afghanistan plays Scotland at Dunedin, New Zealand, with the winner set to pick up its first-ever win at a World Cup - weather permitting - and Sri Lanka ...

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  13. Fantastic To See Associates Performing Well - Mike GattingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cricket World

    Former England captain Mike Gatting says it is "fantastic" to see Ireland, Scotland, Afghanistan and UAE performing well at the Cricket World Cup. Gatting, who captained England to the final of the 1987 World Cup, was speaking to us following Ireland's impressive win over West Indies which gave their campaign the perfect launchpad.

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  14. Nabi embodies spirit of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    ... wicket against the touring Sri Lankans. In 2009, Nabi made his one-day international debut for Afghanistan against Scotland during the qualifying tournament for the 2011 World Cup. Nabi was named man of the match after top scoring with 58 runs. ...

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  15. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    ... four group matches will steer Bangladesh into the knockout phase, but with Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand and Scotland awaiting them, the task ahead is not easy. Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak, who is Bangladesh's bowling coach, said gaining ...

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  16. ICC confirms Upul Tharanga is Sri Lanka squad's replacement playerRead the original story

    Tuesday | Colombo Page

    ... World Cup 2015 along with co-hosts Australia and New Zealand, Bangladesh, England, and qualifiers Afghanistan and Scotland. Sri Lanka lost to New Zealand in the opener in Christchurch, but bounced back to defeat Afghanistan in Dunedin. It takes on ...

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  17. Scotland have 'huge psychological advantage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Cricketer International

    Scotland captain Preston Mommsen believes his team will take "a huge psychological advantage" into their match against Afghanistan in Dunedin after their 150-run victory in the most recent meeting between the two teams. The sides met in the UAE shortly before the World Cup and although they won a match each, with Afghanistan taking the first game equally comfortably by eight wickets, it was the second game which Mommsen was naturally keen to focus on.

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  18. Black Caps v Australia: Brendon McCullum jokes he has to go to the cricket even on his day offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... match was a good chance for the players to re-connect with families. His son had asked to go to the England v Scotland game on one of his days off, so he took him along. "I said, 'You've got to be joking me' ... And I ended up spending about three ...

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  19. WC 2015AFGvsSCOFeb 26 2015, 03:30 IST, 22:00 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | CricketCountry.com

    Afghanistan and Scotland face-off in their Pool A encounter at the University Oval in Dunedin on February 26. The two sides will look to battle it out in what many would dub the 'battle of the minnows', with Afghanistan making their World Cup debut in the 11th edition of the mega-event. Afghanistan, a war-torn nation that has had little to cheer about in recent years, have had a fairy-tale journey in cricket so far.

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  20. Mashrafe Mortaza confident of good showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | CricketCountry.com

    ... four group matches will steer Bangladesh into the knockout phase, but with Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand and Scotland awaiting them, the task ahead is not easy. Mortaza said his team, playing for the first time at the iconic MCG, had watched ...

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