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  1. 'Disillusioned' West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo retires from Test cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Weeks after being dropped from the West Indies' World Cup squad and after four years in the wilderness in Test cricket, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from the longer format of the game Port of Spain : West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket, after four years in the wilderness in the longer format of the game and just weeks after being sacked from the One-Day International squad. The 31-year-old has played 40 Tests but had not suited up for the West Indies since December 2010, when the West Indies toured Sri Lanka, reported CMC.

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  2. Pakistan lean heavily on Afridi, MisbahRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    ... folded with 27 balls remaining. New Zealand went into the match two days after completing a 4-2 series win over Sri Lanka, while Pakistan have not been tested since they lost a home series to New Zealand 3-2 before Christmas. The difference in form ...

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  3. Bravo quits Tests after four years in wildernessRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket, after four years in the wilderness and just weeks after being sacked from the One-Day International squad. The 31-year-old has played 40 Tests but had not suited up for the West Indies since December 2010, when the West Indies toured Sri Lanka, reported CMC.

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  4. Different skills for different formatsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... eye-opener. Teams had experimented with the concept of a pinch-hitter every now and again with no real success. Sri Lanka took everyone by surprise in that World Cup by opening with Romesh Kaluwitharana and Sanath Jayasuriya. They gave themselves an ...

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  5. Kane Williamson rested as Black Caps bowl first in ODI with PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Williamson was resting a shoulder niggle, McCullum said, in one of four changes from their 34-run defeat to Sri Lanka in game seven on Thursday. McCullum came back from a game off for Williamson, while bowlers Trent Boult, Adam Milne and Nathan ...

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  6. Ganguly, Dravid take Sri Lanka to cleanersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    ... looks at one of the rare highs in one of India's worst World Cup adventures. It had not a good World Cup for Sri Lanka till then. The World Champions had been thrashed by England at Lord's in the opening match of the tournament (it was sweet revenge ...

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  7. New Zealand vs Pakistan Watch Free Live Streaming of 1st ODIRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | India.com

    ... International (ODI) series. The Black Caps' good form continued from there and recently handed out big defeats to Sri Lanka, notching up a 4-2 series win in the seven match series. Catch the live streaming of the 1st ODI between New Zealand and ...

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  8. Cricket: Vettori remains a valuable assetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... It's also no coincidence that his worst average against test-playing nations in ODIs is 69.88, against Sri Lanka, New Zealand's opening World Cup opponent. So Vettori has challenges, but, as someone who has carried the team almost single-handedly at ...

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  9. NZ vs Pak Live Cricket Score 1st ODIRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    New Zealand take on Pakistan in the final bilateral series before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 gets underway from February 14. The first game of the two-match ODI series is schedule to be played at the Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington on Saturday, January 31. READ : New Zealand vs Pakistan 1st ODI Preview New Zealand are high on confidence following a series win against Pakistan last December and a good series against Sri Lanka at home as well. Following their good track record at home and with the mega event being held at their own backyard, the Kiwis would love to get trophy in their bag to gain full confidence before heading in to the World Cup.

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  10. New Zealand-Pakistan gear up for final World Cup preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WELLINGTON: In what might be the shortest turnaround between completely separate series, New Zealand farewell the Sri Lanka side they have dominated, and rejoin battle against Pakistan, who had tested them, across formats, in the UAE. Barely 40 hours will have passed between the final ball of the previous tour, and the first ball of the next.

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  11. Cricket: The final approachRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in a pose reminiscent of Rodin's The Thinker. It's time for a cup of tea and a period of contemplation after the Sri Lanka series, or at least for a few more hours, with the first of two ODI matches against Pakistan starting this afternoon. New ...

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  12. Volunteering: Spirit of involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... regular life. Also, just being involved in the festival atmosphere was fantastic." The sisters, who emigrated from Sri Lanka 12 years ago, will work as spectator and fan service volunteers during the four Auckland games of the Cricket World Cup. ...

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  13. England Script Amazing TurnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cricket World

    From desperate lows just a month ago after their tour to Sri Lanka , England have progressed delightfully in these last four weeks, qualifying for the tri-series final against Australia on Sunday. In Perth, they beat India by three wickets, a second victory against the team that beat them convincingly at home in the summer, a sign of this positive change.

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  14. Dawson wins Gloucestershire coaching postRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... but their coaches are being raided too. They lost Paul Farbrace a year ago when he fulfilled a brief stint as Sri Lanka head coach before becoming No 2 to Peter Moores in England's coaching team and now Dawson's stay at Headingley has been even more ...

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  15. Final a big fillip for England: LloydRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ananova

    ... of the Series over India is further indication of a timely improvement in form following December's 5-2 defeat to Sri Lanka. The upturn follows the ECB's decision to replace Alastair Cook as captain with Morgan, who has impressed Lloyd as skipper, ...

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  16. ICC announces list of umpires and referees for 2015 WCRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 as ICC on Friday announced the umpire and match referees for the pool stage of the mega cricket event. S Ravi and Simon Fry will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively, while David Boon will be the match referee for the first match to be held in Christchurch.

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  17. ICC reveals umpire, match referee appointments for WCRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The International Cricket Council has on Friday declared the umpire and match referee appointments for the pool stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which gets underway from 14 February in Australia and New Zealand. Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the tournament opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on 14 February.

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  18. James Taylor stars with classy 82 as England limp past India to set ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... gave it away when the need was for more of the disciplined approach he showed in his maiden Test century against Sri Lanka but he was far from the worst culprit. Ravi Bopara was much, much worse. Bopara has already got out in a very soft fashion ...

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  19. Luke Ronchi's Top Five InningsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cricket World

    ... As a way to celebrate Ronchi's maiden One-Day International century, which came in the recent series against Sri Lanka, I have taken the liberty of accumulating his top five innings in international cricket thus far. Year: 2014 Significance: This is ...

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  20. Law steps down as Queensland coachRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... anding in Queensland's history." Prior to his appointment in 2013, Law served as coach of Bangladesh and, briefly, Sri Lanka after the 2011 World Cup. He was also coach of the Australia Under-19 side that reached the finals of the World Cup in 2012.

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