Tag Archives: Cricket World Cup

Jason Mennell: Zimbabwe’s place deserved

It has become fashionable, seemingly obligatory even, to castigate the powerful worldwide governing bodies which oversee the administrative functions of their respective sports. The ICC found itself in the firing line, for instance, as it endured a tirade of criticism … Continue reading

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The World Cup: India Will Not Win

The World Cup: India Will Not Win March 2011 After yesterday’s huge match Edward Craig believes, among other things, that India just don’t quite have what it takes to win the title.Edward Craig on yesterday’s match here Read Christopher Martin-Jenkins‘ reaction to … Continue reading

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World Cup fever: An Englishman walks into a pub

Reader Paul McGreivy, from County Sligo in Ireland, tells a tale of how he experienced Ireland’s World Cup win over Pakistan last time round I moved to Ireland 10 years ago but there is very little cricket here in the … Continue reading

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Why the World Cup has lost its glamour: John Stern

There’s been a bit of a debate in the office about how much World Cup content to have in our pre-World Cup issue (on sale Feb 18 since you ask). That might seem a bit bonkers and in other sports … Continue reading

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England's World Cup XI revealed

England are currently stuck between picking a team to compete in this marathon series against Australia – and this has become important since England went 3-0 down – and gearing up a side for the very different challenge of 50-over … Continue reading

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