Cricket World Cup Dhoni

Powered by Raina and Dhoni, India Ends Undefeated in the League-Phase

 March 15, 2015   R K Gupta

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On Saturday night, Auckland looked like Delhi, Mumbai or Mohali with 30,000 Indian fans rooting for India in the 39th match of CWC 2015. After Zimbabwe had scored 287, India chased down their highest target in World Cup matches to win by six wickets. After 4 wickets had fallen, a power-packed partnership between Suresh Raina […]

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Ireland Beat Zimbabwe

CWC 2015-Match 30: Ireland Beat Zimbabwe in a Last-over Thriller at Hobart

 March 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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In one of the most thrilling finishes in this World Cup, where 657 runs were scored and 17 wickets fell, Ireland won the game of tilting fortunes, when their captain William Porterfield finished a running catch to dismiss Tawanda Mupariwa in the final over. In this World Cup Ireland’s only loss in four matches has […]

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Pakistan Keep QF

Pakistan Keep QF Hopes Alive with Tense Win Over Zimbabwe in Match 23

 March 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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For the third time running, Pakistan’s batmen failed to piece together their innings. It didn’t matter that they faced a comparatively weaker opposition. To Zimbabwe’s credit they pushed Pakistan to the wall after taking out the top six batsmen. 162/6 in 40 overs can only be regarded as too uncompetitive in CWC 2015, where plenty […]

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Chris Gayle

Caribbean Gayle Storm Sinks Zimbabwean Ship in Match 15 of the 2015 CWC

 February 25, 2015   R K Gupta

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While Chris Gayle hogged all the limelight in Tuesday’s match 15 at Canberra between West Indies and Zimbabwe, the Africans can still derive some solace. Trying to chase an impossible 373 in 50 overs, they ended up with 289/10 in 44.3 overs after a rain-delay reduced the target to 363 in 48. They fell short […]

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Cricket World Cup Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Win a Thriller Against UAE in Cricket World Cup’s 8th Match at Nelson

 February 20, 2015   R K Gupta

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When Mohammad Tauqir walked out for toss with Elton Chigumbura, the UAE captain created World Cup history even before the first ball was bowled. At 43 years and 32 days, Tauqir became the oldest captain in World Cup history. The previous record holder was Steve Lubbers of the Netherlands, who was 42 years and 347 […]

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