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Ireland must be given Test status immediately – Opinion

IRELAND’S cricket team must be elevated to Full I.C.C. membership (Test status) immediately. In the 2007, 2011 and 2015 World Cups they’ve beaten the following Test playing nations: Pakistan, Bangladesh, England, West Indies and Zimbabwe (as well as tying with … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 29: Misbah-ul-Haq hit wicket

IN Pakistan’s match against Ireland Misbah-ul-Haq became the ninth batsman to be out ‘hit wicket’ in the Cricket World Cup.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 24: India and Mahmudullah

INDIA have now won nine consecutive World Cup matches, the same number the West Indies managed from 1975-79. Only Australia (25) have more consecutive wins. Note: A special well done to Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah Riyad. His century against England was his … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 17: South Africa’s consecutive 400s

SOUTH AFRICA have become the first team to score back-to-back totals of over 400 in O.D.I. cricket. They scored 408-5 against the West Indies and 411-4 against Ireland.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 16: Quarter-Finals as of now

IF the 2015 Cricket World Cup Quarter-Finals started now, this would be the line-up: Sri Lanka vs. Ireland @ Sydney. Bangladesh vs. South Africa @ Melbourne. Australia vs. India @ Adelaide. New Zealand vs. West Indies @ Wellington.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 13: U.A.E.’s seventh wicket partnership

SHAIMAN ANWAR and Amjad Javed put on 107 for the seventh wicket against Ireland: the first ever 100+ seventh wicket partnership in World Cup history.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episodes 4 & 4.5: Ireland beat West Indies, their O.D.I. record & Test status/World Cup rant

IRELAND now have four wins against Test nations at the Cricket World Cup: Pakistan and Bangladesh (2007), England (2011) and West Indies (2015). They have also beaten Zimbabwe (once in 2010) and have a winning record against every Associate nation … Continue reading

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