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Mar 26, 2015

Cricket-ICC boss says more teams at next World Cup is unlikely

SYDNEY, March 26 (Reuters) – The head of the International Cricket Council (ICC) says the world governing body is unlikely to change its plans to reduce the number of teams at the next World Cup despite being impressed by the performances of the Associate nations during the current tournament.

The next World Cup in 2019 will be contested by just 10 teams — four less than the 2015 edition — prompting complaints from the sport’s developing teams they are being shut out from the sport’s biggest spectacle.

Mar 25, 2015

Australia and India to continue war of words

SYDNEY (Reuters) – There’s never been any love lost between the Australian and the Indian cricket teams. The fiercest of rivals, their matches are often as much a test of temperament as their skills with bat and ball.

The two teams have made no secret of their mutual dislike, and waste little time reminding each other during games.

Mar 25, 2015

Cricket-Australia and India to continue war of words

SYDNEY, March 25 (Reuters) – There’s never been any love lost between the Australian and the Indian cricket teams. The fiercest of rivals, their matches are often as much a test of temperament as their skills with bat and ball.

The two teams have made no secret of their mutual dislike, and waste little time reminding each other during games.

Mar 25, 2015

India ready to make tough Australia visit all worthwhile

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Like a racehorse trained to peak for the big race after months of preparation, India’s cricketers are confident they have timed their run to perfection at the World Cup.

The Indians have already spent four months in Australia with nothing to show for their efforts.

Mar 25, 2015

Cricket-India ready to make tough Australia visit all worthwhile

SYDNEY, March 25 (Reuters) – Like a racehorse trained to peak for the big race after months of preparation, India’s cricketers are confident they have timed their run to perfection at the World Cup.

The Indians have already spent four months in Australia with nothing to show for their efforts.

Mar 23, 2015

Bitter rivalry adds edge to World cup semi-final

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday’s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

There is no shortage of mutual respect between the two teams but as the two most powerful nations in contemporary cricket, they are also the fiercest of rivals.

Mar 23, 2015

Cricket-Bitter rivalry adds edge to World cup semi-final

SYDNEY, March 23 (Reuters) – The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday’s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

There is no shortage of mutual respect between the two teams but as the two most powerful nations in contemporary cricket, they are also the fiercest of rivals.

Mar 23, 2015

Faulkner confident Australia can finish off India

SYDNEY (Reuters) – James Faulkner has built a reputation as Australia’s best finisher, the man who can always be relied on to get the team across the line in a tight finish.

Faulkner hasn’t done that so far in the World Cup. Injured just before the tournament started, he missed Australia’s first three matches and has been slowly working his way back to full fitness.

Mar 23, 2015

Cricket-Faulkner confident Australia can finish off India

SYDNEY, March 23 (Reuters) – James Faulkner has built a reputation as Australia’s best finisher, the man who can always be relied on to get the team across the line in a tight finish.

Faulkner hasn’t done that so far in the World Cup. Injured just before the tournament started, he missed Australia’s first three matches and has been slowly working his way back to full fitness.

Mar 22, 2015

Rugby-Waratahs beat Brumbies in Super rugby

SYDNEY, March 22 (Reuters) – The New South Waratahs beat the ACT Brumbies 28-13 on Sunday to get their Super rugby title defence back on track in a match that shone a light on the best and worst of Australian rugby.

Matches between the Waratahs and Brumbies are always bruising, physical battles and Sunday’s clash at the Sydney Football Stadium kept faith with that tradition.

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