Tag: 2015-world-cup

  • 2015 World Cup

    Exclusive: Ali Shah’s World Cup memories

    "In our team we had lawyers, IT specialists and farmers, but we just wanted to show the world that we could play cricket and deserved Test status."

  • 2015 World Cup

    Dunamis Player of the Week: Mahmudullah

    With England being knocked out of the World Cup without reaching the quarter-finals, Three Lions fans will be laying the blame at the feet of their own players (and KP, probably) but also Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah, our Dunamis Player of the Week.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Dunamis Player of the Week: Imran Tahir

    If we could give away awards for sheer wicket-taking joy, and the most exuberant celebration ritual in world cricket, then South Africa spinner Imran Tahir would win every week. Oh what the heck, we're giving it to him anyway.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Dunamis Player of the Week: Grant Elliott

    The most hashed out 'joke' online this week has been that at last there will be a South African in the World Cup final, and we're going to hand said Saffer-turned-Kiwi, Grant Elliott, our Dunamis Player of the Week gong.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    By the numbers: SA’s World Cup campaign

    Another World Cup has come and gone for South Africa, with players and fans left breathless with disappointment following that Auckland thriller on Tuesday, and as the Proteas book their flights back home, let's have a look at the numbers.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Sachin: Smaller teams have to be encouraged

    Former India player, and batting great, Sachin Tendulkar has pleaded with cricket's governing body not to reduce the number of teams participating at the next World Cup.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Defeats don’t devalue Associate sides

    Any side can get thumped, regardless of where they sit in the ICC hierarchy. It will happen to better sides less often, because they are, you know, better.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Shenwari: I was only doing my job

    Afghanistan batsman Samiullah Shenwari's 96 saved his side from embarrassment against Scotland, and also paved the way for their one-wicket win in Dunedin on Thursday, but he was modest about his role.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Match Preview: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka have not been in the best ODI form of late, but one cannot imagine they'll falter against the Associate side, who are very popular with the fans but may not hold up so well against Lasith Malinga's yorkers.

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  • 2015 World Cup

    Moles wants to repay passionate Afghan fans

    Afghanistan coach Andy Moles has urged his team show the world that they can play and are not just at the World Cup to make up the numbers, while not giving the bigger cricketing nations easy matches.

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