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'England's openers to fire'

Surrey batsman and England hopeful, Jason Roy, has backed Moeen Ali and Ian Bell to lead England to a World Cup win over Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday.

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'Time for England to stand up'

England return to the scene of their New Zealand mauling tonight determined to prove they can beat a World Cup heavyweight.

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India too strong for UAE

India cruised to an emphatic nine-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates in Perth, chasing down their 103-run target inside 19 overs.

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Kiwis edge Australia in thriller

New Zealand maintained their perfect World Cup record as they beat co-hosts Australia by one wicket in an incredible game at Eden Park.

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Clarke: Batting 'horrendous'

Australia captain Michael Clarke cursed his side's 'horrendous' batting display as they slipped to their first defeat of the World Cup against New Zealand in Auckland.

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Tonight at the cricket

New Zealand's group A game against Australia is a "pressure" contest, says Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum.

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Moin greeted by angry fans

Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan was given a hostile reception after returning home following an untimely visit to a Christchurch casino.

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Scotland fined for slow play

Scotland have been fined by the International Cricket Council for a slow over rate in their World Cup match against Afghanistan.

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De Villiers downs Windies

AB de Villiers hit the record-fastest 150 in ODIs as South Africa embarrassed the West Indies in a joint-record World Cup win in Sydney.

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Morgan backs Ballance to fire

Captain Eoin Morgan has backed Gary Ballance to end his run of low World Cup scores when England take on Sri Lanka on Saturday.

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Injured Bravo out of World Cup

West Indies batsman Darren Bravo was ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.

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Morgan defends anthem decision

England captain Eoin Morgan has defended his decision not to sing the national anthem before World Cup matches.

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