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India vs. Australia, 2nd ODI, Kolkata: Preview

The last match between India and Australia at Chennai was much closer than it looked. Australia were on top for at least the first 25 percent of the match, until Hardik Pandya joined MS Dhoni in the middle. Pandya is already proving himself to be a sensational new find for the Indian team, perhaps their […]

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India vs. Australia, 1st ODI, Chennai: Preview

It’s India versus Australia again, and everybody knows that the two teams can’t stand the sight of each other. The last time India played Australia, we had a war like situation between the two set of players. While Virat Kohli, the Indian captain did nothing of note as a batsman in the Test series against […]

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India vs Pakistan, ICC Final Match Preview

Over a billion people from the subcontinent and millions more from around the world are expected to watch this match – it’s India versus Pakistan, the biggest contest in cricket. Nothing comes close, not even Australia versus England. The Indian team appeared relaxed ahead of this match with everyone taking a day off to go […]

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Bangladesh v India, ICC 2nd semi-final Match Report

India beat Bangladesh in last night’s semi-final with minimum fuss, chasing the score of 264 set by Bangladesh in just 40 overs, at the loss of 1 wicket. It was a clinical performance by Team India and the top three batsmen in the line-up comprising of Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Having followed […]

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Bangladesh v India, ICC semi-final Match Preview

This ICC Champions Trophy couldn’t have gotten more interesting – Pakistan shocked everyone by beating England easily to reach the final to be played on Sunday at the Lord’s. Nobody really expected that. So who joins Pakistan – will it be India or Bangladesh? India are the favorites for this match, but as this tournament […]

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England v Pakistan, ICC 1st semi-final Match Preview

Most people expected England to qualify at the top of their group and reach the semi-finals, but not many gave Pakistan a chance after their shambolic performance against India in their first match. But here they are, and they have looked very dangerous indeed. Pakistan have had two spectacular wins, one against South Africa and […]

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, ICC Group B Match Preview

To show just how unpredictable this competition has been, the 7th and 8th ranked teams – Sri Lanka and Pakistan will be competing today to see who gets into the semi-final, at the expense of the South Africans, the #1 ranked team in cricket. Clearly, rankings don’t really matter much. Sri Lanka played brilliantly in […]

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India vs. South Africa, ICC Match Review

At the end of the match between India and South Africa, you can’t blame AB de Villiers, the greatest cricketer of his generation and the best ever to have played for South Africa, if had felt that the world was against him. AB is one of the rare foreign cricketers who is universally popular even […]

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India v South Africa, ICC Group B Match Preview

It’s the biggest game of the ICC Champions Trophy so far, India versus South Africa. Winner goes through to the next round, and the loser goes out of the competition. It’s do or die. The Indian captain Virat Kohli and South African captain AB de Villiers are very good friends, as they play for the […]

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England v Australia, ICC Match Preview

It’s the big one – England versus Australia, and while we all hope for a good match, the weather hasn’t been kind to Australia. Both the group matches they have been involved in so far – against New Zealand and Bangladesh, were washed off. Australia must win this match to progress to the next round. […]

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