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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 25: Sangakkara’s fourth century

KUMAR SANGAKKARA has become the first batsman to score four consecutive O.D.I. centuries and four centuries in a single World Cup. 105* vs. Bangladesh. 117* vs. England. 104 vs. Australia. 124 vs. Scotland. The Sri Lankan has also broken the … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 19: Kyle Coetzer’s 156

SCOTLAND’S Kyle Coetzer’s 156 is the highest World Cup score made by an associate member batsman.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 14: Afghanistan’s first win

AFGHANISTAN won a (50 over) World Cup match for the very first time. Scotland got passed 200 for the first time but still lost by 1 wicket. Tillakaratne Dilshan scored 161* without hitting a six, while Kumar Sangakkara scored his … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 11: England’s record opening partnership

MOEEN ALI and Ian Bell took England to 172-0 against Scotland, England’s highest ever World Cup opening partnership. The previous best was 158, made by Dennis Amiss and Barry Wood against East Africa in 1975.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 5: Scotland’s golden ducks

THERE were four golden ducks in Scotland’s innings against New Zealand – a World Cup first.

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2015 Cricket World Cup Group Stage Predictions

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2015 Cricket World Cup simulation

THE 2015 Cricket World Cup is now less than a month away. In preparation for one of the biggest sporting events of the year I decided to run my own simulation of the tournament. Some of the results will not … Continue reading

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