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Bangladesh Too Strong For Afghanistan At 2015 World Cup

Bangladesh Too Strong For Afghanistan At 2015 World Cup

Afghanistan’s hopes of a fairytale start to the 2015 Cricket World Cup were ended by Bangladesh in Canberra yesterday, but the Afghanis were far from disgraced in their first ever World Cup appearance. Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat, but were unable to take advantage of the powerplay in the first 15 overs…

New Zealand vs England 2015 Cricket World Cup Betting Preview

New Zealand vs England 2015 Cricket World Cup Betting Preview

New Zealand have gotten off to a flying start at the 2015 Cricket World Cup, but that will face arguably the toughest test of their campaign to date when they face England in Wellington on Friday. New Zealand were far too strong for Sri Lanka in their World Cup opener and their bowlers did the…

2015 Cricket World Cup: New Zealand Too Strong For Scotland

2015 Cricket World Cup: New Zealand Too Strong For Scotland

New Zealand survived a late scare to maintain their unbeaten start to the 2015 Cricket World Cup with a victory over Scotland at University Oval at Dunedin today. New Zealand’s bowlers got off to a flyer and Scotland were restricted to 4-12 after just five overs before a professional partnership between Matt Machan and Richie…

Ireland Stun West Indies In 2015 Cricket World Cup

Ireland Stun West Indies In 2015 Cricket World Cup

Ireland have completed the first big upset of the 2015 Cricket World Cup by defeating the West Indies at Saxton Oval in Nelson yesterday.  Ireland won the toss and elected to send West Indies in to bat and the decision looked to have paid off when the West Indies were restricted to just 5-87 after…

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2015 World Cup Betting Preview

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2015 World Cup Betting Preview

The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins with New Zealand taking on Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and punters are confident that the Black Caps can making a winning start to the tournament. New Zealand, led by wicket-keeper/Captain Brendan McCullum, had their one successful year in history in 2014 and they have carried that…

Australia vs England 2015 World Cup Betting Preview

Australia vs England 2015 World Cup Betting Preview

The 2015 Cricket World Cup gets underway with a bang at the MCG tomorrow and Australia will host England in the opening game of the tournament on Australian soil.  Australia have dominated the recent meetings between the two sides and they are clear favourite to make a winning start to their World Cup campaign after…

England Flog West Indies In World Cup Warm-Up

England Flog West Indies In World Cup Warm-Up

England have received a confidence boost ahead of their 2015 World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday after they scored a big win over the West Indies in a warm-up game at the SCG yesterday.  The West Indies won the toss and elected to bat, but they were in immediate trouble when English fast-bowler Chris…

Scotland Not Just Making Up The Numbers At Cricket World Cup

Scotland Not Just Making Up The Numbers At Cricket World Cup

Preston Mommsen will captain Scotland at the 2015 Cricket World Cup and the talented all-rounder is confident that his side will not just be making up the numbers in the tournament that begins in Australia and New Zealand next weekend. Scotland qualified for the 2015 World Cup after defeating the United Arab Emirates in the…

Faulkner To Miss 2015 World Cup Opener

Faulkner To Miss 2015 World Cup Opener

Australian team physiotherapist Alex Kountoruis has confirmed that all-rounder James Faulkner will miss Australia’s opening 2015 World Cup clash against England on Friday February 13. Faulkner suffered an abdominal injury during Australia’s comfortable Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series victory over England in Perth last Sunday and he underwent scans in Melbourne yesterday to assess the seriousness…

Clarke On Track For 2015 World Cup Return

Clarke On Track For 2015 World Cup Return

Australian Captain Michael Clarke remains on track to take his place in the Australian side during the 2015 Cricket World Cup and is set to bat during a grade cricket game in Sydney tomorrow.  Clarke has until Australia’s second 2015 Cricket World Cup clash with Bangladesh on February 21 to return to the Australian side,…