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England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup final, Lord'sNew Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50England win after super overScorecardEngland beat New Zealand to win the men's World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice.In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord's, both sides scored 241 in their 50 overs and were level on 15 when they batted for an extra over apiece.It meant England we...
Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsAfghanistan 227-9 (50 overs): Afghan 42, Najibullah 42, Shaheen 4-47Pakistan 230-7 (49.4 overs): Wasim 49*, Babar 45, Nabi 2-23Pakistan won by three wicketsScorecard; Table; SchedulePakistan survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by three wickets with two balls remaining in a thriller at Headingley that moves Sarfaraz Ahmed's side above England in the race for a World Cup semi-final spot.Chasing 228 for victory, Pakistan fell to 81-3 and 156-6 as Afghanistan turned the screw and, with 48 needed fro...
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Edgbaston, BirminghamNew Zealand 237-6 (50 overs): Neesham 97*, Shaheen 3-28Pakistan 241-4 (49.1 overs): Babar 101*, Haris 68Pakistan win by six wicketsScorecard; Table; Schedule.Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand.Babar Azam's 101 saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Afridi had ripped through New Zealand's top order.Jimmy Neesham's unbeaten 97 had given New Zealan...
England lose to Australia in Cricket World Cup at Lord’s

England lose to Australia in Cricket World Cup at Lord’s

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Lord's, LondonAustralia 285-7 (50 overs): Finch 100, Warner 53, Woakes 2-46England 221 all out (44.4 overs): Stokes 89, Bairstow 27, Behrendorff 5-44Australia won by 64 runsScorecard; Table; ScheduleEngland's World Cup hopes hang in the balance after a demoralising defeat by Australia at Lord's. The 64-run loss means they might need to win their last two games, beginning with India at Edgbaston on Sunday, in order to make the last four. Much will depend on the results of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, who ca...
England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsSri Lanka 232-9 (50 overs): Mathews 85*, Wood 3-40, Archer 3-52England 212 (47 overs): Stokes 82*, Root 57, Malinga 4-43Sri Lanka won by 20 runsScorecard; Table; ScheduleEngland were strangled into a shock 20-run defeat by Sri Lanka that dented their hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals and breathed life into the tournament. Chasing 233 on an increasingly difficult pitch, the hosts were smothered by a brilliant Sri Lanka bowling performance in a compelling contest at Headingley.When Ben St...