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  1. ICC announces team of 2015 WC with Brendon McCullum as skipperRead the original story

    9 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... in Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith and Mitchell Starc, two South Africans, AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel, with Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara as wicketkeeper-batsman. Zimbabwe's Brendan Taylor, who finished with 433 runs in six matches, was named as the ...

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  2. CWC highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... While other sports look to expand their games, cricket's administrators remain content to shrink theirs. Baffling. Sri Lanka's quarter-final defeat by South Africa meant Kumar Sangakkara's one-day international career ended with a whimper - but not ...

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  3. Kiwis dominate World Cup XIRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Sporting Life

    ... Smith and Glenn Maxwell all selected. South Africans AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel complete the side along with Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara while Brendan Taylor of Zimbabwe is 12th man. "There were a number of other players that were discussed as ...

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  4. No Indian in ICC's 2015 cricket World Cup teamRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... batsman Steven Smith and pacer Starc. Two South Africans, skipper AB de Villiers and seamer Morne Morkel, with Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara as wicketkeeper-batsman have been selected. Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor, who finished with 433 runs in ...

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  5. World Cup 2015: Big hitters light up tournamentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    ... Guptill scored a record 237 not out, surpassing Chris Gayle's bludgeoning 215 earlier in the tournament. Likewise, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara proved that prolific batting could still be about stroke play and not just destructive violence with an ...

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  6. Clarke: We have Ashes momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky Sports

    ... schedule in terrible form; they went out of the World Cup at the group stages and were beaten by Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as well as the two finalists. They are also in the West Indies for a three-Test series in April and May and prepare for the ...

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  7. It's a wrap! The good, bad and ugly at 2015 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... Martin Guptill scored a record 237 not out, surpassing Chris Gayle's bludgeoning 215 earlier in the tournament. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara celebrates reaching his century against Australia during their Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Jason ...

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  8. SHOCKING! No Dhoni, no Kohli in ICC's World Cup XIRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... in Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith and Mitchell Starc, two South Africans (AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel), with Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara as wicketkeeper-batsman. CC General Manager (Cricket), Geoff Allardice, who chaired the panel, said Indian ...

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  9. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara selected to ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup teamRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Mar 30, Colombo: The International Cricket Council today announced the team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and Sri Lanka's prolific batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been selected as the wicketkeeper-batsman. The 2015 Cricket World Cup runner-up New Zealand's Brendon McCullum has been chosen as the captain of the ICC team following his "aggressive, innovative and inspirational leadership" during the 44-day tournament.

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  10. De Villiers 1st on MVP standings. Guess who's 5th?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... disappointing MVPIs. Dwayne Smith (West Indies: 162), Vernon Philander (South Africa: 126), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka: 115), James Anderson (England: 121), Eoin Morgan (England: 114) and Stuart Broad (England: 102) were the biggest ...

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  11. Watson hopes for more ODI hurrahsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... preferred as allrounders and Watson's 13-year ODI career seemed to be coming to an end. But a recall against Sri Lanka four days later, led to a score of 67 in Australia's win and Watson's unbeaten 64 in the quarter-final victory over Pakistan in ...

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  12. Mitchell Starc named as player of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... captain Brendon McCullum and his team-mates Trent Boult and Martin Guptill, as well as Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka for his four consecutive centuries, the ICC said in a statement. The selection panel that chose the player of the ICC Cricket World ...

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  13. Cricket World Cup 2015: Australian player rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... spin meant Doherty was always set to play no more than a cameo role. His only chance came in the SCG match against Sri Lanka, in which he had a catch dropped and had decent figures until conceding 19 runs in his final over.

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  14. Seven lucky cricket fans pocket more than $100,000 in Tui's Catch a Million competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... proud of them regardless of the result yesterday." Dunedin physiotherapist Jamie Gough caught a six during the Sri Lanka v Afghanistan match at the University Oval in Dunedin. He said at the time he was feeling numb but thought he would put the ...

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  15. Michael Clarke woke up wife Kyly to tell her about ODI retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... am beat England in the 1987 final while Waugh's Aussies demolished Pakistan in 1999. Ponting's side beat India and Sri Lanka in 2003 and 2007 respectively.

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  16. Cricket World Cup 2015: Three Aussies, no Indians in ICC's XIRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of co-hosts New Zealand in Sunday's final. Martin Guptill (NZ), Brendon McCullum (NZ, capt), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka, wicketkeeper), Steve Smith (Aust), AB de Villiers (South Africa), Glenn Maxwell (Aust), Corey Anderson (NZ), Daniel Vettori ...

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  17. Aussie WC mantra: Don't beat them, hammer themRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... It was Australia's fifth World Cup win in 29 years, eight World Cups and six finals. The only one they lost was to Sri Lanka in 1996, a slip-up - given their record now - which they adequately made up for. The Aussies don't just enjoy victories ...

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  18. Cricket: Boult and de Villiers top Herald's MVP rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... big finale at the MCG, Black Cap Trent Boult and South Africa captain AB de Villiers shared the top honour. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, New Zealand's Daniel Vettori and India's Mohammed Shami rounded out the top five. Following each game of the ...

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  19. The best XI from the Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... win over India and an unbeaten 56 to guide them home in the final against NZ. Classy player. Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 541 runs, 108.20 average, 105.87 strikerate - First man on the team-sheet. Four successive hundreds in pool play, 'Sanga' is ...

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  20. World Cup report card: who got perfect tens?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    ... with the ball when needed as the only spinner in Australia's XI. Highlight was a maiden century in Sydney against Sri Lanka off 51 balls. Runs: 44, Ave: 14.66, SR: 176.00, HS: 21, 100s: 0, 50s: 0 Wickets: 10, Ave: 19.70, Eco: 4.70, SR: 25.1, BBI: ...

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