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Mar 18, 2015

Raina emerging as one of India’s key players at World Cup

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – In a team full of stars, Suresh Raina has been happy to maintain a relatively low profile, going about his work for India calmly and without any fuss.

But as the cricket World Cup heads into the knockout stage and the pressure starts to build, India’s reliance on Raina is becoming more evident and he’s finding it harder to keep out of the spotlight.

Mar 18, 2015

Cricket-Raina emerging as one of India’s key players at World Cup

MELBOURNE, March 18 (Reuters) – In a team full of stars, Suresh Raina has been happy to maintain a relatively low profile, going about his work for India calmly and without any fuss.

But as the cricket World Cup heads into the knockout stage and the pressure starts to build, India’s reliance on Raina is becoming more evident and he’s finding it harder to keep out of the spotlight.

Mar 17, 2015

India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – If India, the most watched and heavily scrutinised team in world cricket, are under any pressure ahead of Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh, they are doing well to hide it.

With the weight of expectation of the world’s second most populated country on their shoulders, India’s players could hardly be any more relaxed.

Mar 17, 2015

Cricket-India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

MELBOURNE, March 17 (Reuters) – If India, the most watched and heavily scrutinised team in world cricket, are under any pressure ahead of Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh, they are doing well to hide it.

With the weight of expectation of the world’s second most populated country on their shoulders, India’s players could hardly be any more relaxed.

Mar 17, 2015

Bangladesh look to past glories for inspiration against India

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Bangladesh know the odds are stacked against them beating India in Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. If history and current form are any guide, India should win in a canter.

Bangladesh have done well just to make the quarter-finals, beating England, Scotland and Afghanistan along the way, but few expect them to go any further.

Mar 17, 2015

Cricket-Bangladesh look to past glories for inspiration against India

MELBOURNE, March 17 (Reuters) – Bangladesh know the odds are stacked against them beating India in Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. If history and current form are any guide, India should win in a canter.

Bangladesh have done well just to make the quarter-finals, beating England, Scotland and Afghanistan along the way, but few expect them to go any further.

Mar 16, 2015

Mahmudullah finds form at perfect time for Bangladesh

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – It’s been a long time coming but Mohammad Mahmudullah is finally fulfilling his promise as a match-winning batsman. For both him and his country Bangladesh, the long wait is paying off at the perfect time.

Mahmudullah was first picked to play for Bangladesh in 2007. Just 20 at the time, he was earmarked as a star in the making, but it was a false dawn.

Mar 16, 2015

Cricket-Mahmudullah finds form at perfect time for Bangladesh

MELBOURNE, March 16 (Reuters) – It’s been a long time coming but Mohammad Mahmudullah is finally fulfilling his promise as a match-winning batsman. For both him and his country Bangladesh, the long wait is paying off at the perfect time.

Mahmudullah was first picked to play for Bangladesh in 2007. Just 20 at the time, he was earmarked as a star in the making, but it was a false dawn.

Mar 15, 2015

Red Bull frustrated with engine problems

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has laid the blame for his team’s terrible start to the Formula One season with their Renault engine, describing it as “undriveable”.

Once the most powerful team in the sport, Red Bull won the constructors’ championship four years in a row before finishing second to Mercedes last year.

Mar 15, 2015

Motor racing-Red Bull frustrated with engine problems

MELBOURNE, March 15 (Reuters) – Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has laid the blame for his team’s terrible start to the Formula One season with their Renault engine, describing it as “undriveable”.

Once the most powerful team in the sport, Red Bull won the constructors’ championship four years in a row before finishing second to Mercedes last year.

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