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World Cup 2015: Former stars back in the mix

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ICC Media Zone First they lit up the ICC Cricket World Cup stage with bat and ball, now these former players are guiding the current generation of cricketers towards the ultimate prize. These former superstars will now take on coaching duties at the 2015 tournament: Pakistan: Waqar Younis (coach), Grant ...

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Virat Kohli promises analytical, positive approach

India's captain Virat Kohli, left, and teammate Shikhar Dhawan talk during training for their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. — AP

SYDNEY: Thrust back into the India captaincy after Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s shock decision to retire from tests last week, Virat Kohli hopes to put right some of the mistakes he made in his first match in charge against Australia. The aggressive right-handed batsman had deputised in the injured Dhoni’s absence ...

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Stanislas Wawrinka says 2014 success a tough act to follow

The 29-year-old enjoyed a memorable run in 2014.

CHENNAI (AFP) – World number four Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday played down expectations of repeating his sensational form of last season in the new year, saying he was not taking success at the top for granted. The 29-year-old enjoyed a memorable run in 2014, which began with victory in the ...

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Gerrard to begin farewells in historic Wimbledon Cup tie

Steven Gerrard

London (AFP) – Steven Gerrard will begin his farewell tour of English football on Monday when Liverpool visit fourth-tier AFC Wimbledon for an FA Cup third-round tie rich in historical significance. Recalling as it does the 1988 final, when the original Wimbledon stunned league champions Liverpool 1-0, the match was ...

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Ireland name 15-man squad for Cricket World Cup 2015

Ireland name 15-man squad for Cricket World Cup

IRELAND’S selectors have confirmed their squad for the World Cup next month in Australia and New Zealand. There are no changes to the 15 players named last month for the training camp and tri-series in Dubai against Afghanistan and Scotland. Captain William Porterfield is one of five players who will ...

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My start and finish was at the ICC Cricket World Cup Exclusive Column Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad said the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 remains the most memorable one for him and he is delighted to have contributed to that success by finishing as the second leading run-getter.

Javed Miandad Battling with back injury throughout the 1992 World Cup, Javed Miandad was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s success, finishing as the second most successful batsman with 437 runs at an average of 62.42. Miandad played in six World Cups, a record he shares with India’s Sachin Tendulkar, having made ...

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Mourinho says sorry for referee criticism

Mourinho complained recently that his players were the victims of a "clear campaign".

LONDON, (AFP) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has apologised for criticising referee Kevin Friend in the aftermath of his side s 3-0 win over Watford in the FA Cup at the weekend. Mourinho complained in a television interview that his side should have been awarded a penalty in the build-up to ...

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