CRICKET WORLD CUP: QUOTE OF THE DAY

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We were expecting India to lose and had pooled 500 rupees (pounds 7) to build effigies of Azharuddin and Tendulkar to burn. Now we're buying firecrackers.

A Calcutta resident talking about victory over Pakistan

PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY

NEIL JOHNSON

Zimbabwe's batsman ended up on the losing side but not before he had scored 132 not out from 144 balls to rattle Australia and become the first player from his country to score 100 at Lord's.

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