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Vic Marks: Bollywood finish but too much soap opera

It’s a shock to the system that it’s all over. There must be another match between Zimbabwe and Canada going on somewhere in the sub-continent. The 2011 World Cup has been like a soap opera in India, something happening every … Continue reading

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India’s World Cup-winning legacy: John Stern

There are times when I feel proud to be a cricket lover, times when I feel a certain, though clearly undeserved, frisson of reflected glory when agnostics become believers. Despite being several thousand miles away and despite having no partisan … Continue reading

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India my pick for final packed with match-winners

The 2011 World Cup final, fittingly, will be contested by the two best-balanced and consistent teams in the competition and promises to be a magnificent occasion in Mumbai. With Sachin Tendulkar on one side and Muttiah Muralitharan on the other, … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: Trott a symbol of England’s failings

That Jonathan Trott has scored more runs than anyone else in the World Cup (422) but less boundaries than the next 10 in the list is an interesting statistic. He has been England’s mainstay with the bat in the competition, … Continue reading

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CMJ: World Cup tournament still wide open

So now we know. After a protracted first phase, far too long, yes, but also far more interesting than in the previous World Cup in the Caribbean, the eight senior Test nations will duly compete for the biggest prize in … Continue reading

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World Cup: What to make of England’s progress

England progress to the quarter-finals following South Africa’s win over Bangladesh. What? It just makes no sense – but it’s been great viewing. TWC‘s newest recruit David Currie is still trying to work out what to think… Trying to dissect … Continue reading

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World Cup: Getting the fans involved

Adrian Phillips is a PR-man working for a sponsor at the World Cup. He’s got nine flights in 14 days as he pursues the tournament round India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh … After spending nearly 10 days in the subcontinent … Continue reading

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England enjoying the World Cup ride, at last

Everyone knows that most of the players in this England World Cup squad are feeling pretty exhausted at the end of a long, hard and largely exhilarating winter. But despite their topsy-turvy ride over the past month or so, the … Continue reading

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John Emburey: England facing serious World Cup questions

Even if England manage to beat the West Indies in their final group match I cannot see them progressing beyond the quarter-finals of this World Cup. And, unless there is a remarkable turnaround in form and performance, I think that … Continue reading

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World Cup: Watching Bangladesh beat England

Adrian Phillips is PR-man working for a sponsor at the World Cup. He’s got nine flights in 14 days as he pursues the tournament round India, Sri Lanka and, first, Bangladesh … Monday First trip to the sub-continent and first … Continue reading

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