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World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland in 5 milestones

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India kept their juggernaut rolling in the 2015 World Cup as they comfortably won by eight wickets against Ireland at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday. Here’s a look at five milestones that were crossed during the match: 1. M.S. Dhoni as India captain now has more consecutive World Cup ...

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Nawaz Sharif congratulates cricket team

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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday congratulated the Pakistan cricket team on their outstanding performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup match against South Africa. In his message of best wishes, the prime minister asked the team to play as one unit and give their best in the ...

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World Cup: Afghanistan makes history with first ever win

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(CNN)Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match. Appearing at the tournament for the first time, the war-torn country beat the Scots by one wicket with just three balls to spare — sparking jubilant celebrations back home. Afghan batter ...

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The UAE team: Juggling day jobs and a dream

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A police officer, two marketing executives, three salesmen, four bankers and a flight attendant — welcome to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) World Cup team. These part-timers will take on a team whose players with lucrative endorsements and contracts are at the other end of the sporting spectrum when they ...

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Federer apologizes for India ‘bleed blue’ post

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Roger Federer has apologised for getting caught up in the bitter rivalry between Indian and Pakistani cricket fans after he was pictured admiring the blue shirt of World Cup champions India in a marketing photo-shoot. The 17-time Grand Slam title winner shares the same sponsor as the Indian team and ...

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