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Mitchell Starc continued his good form with the ball in Australia's win over Afghanistan

 

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Kumar Sangakkara has proven that old skills still have their place amid all the big shots

The 11th World Cup has reached its halfway mark with scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England

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David Warner looks to the sky as he reaches his century in the win over Afghanistan

Australia 417-6 (50 overs), Afghanistan 142 all-out (37.3 overs)

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Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad is seeing a psychologist to deal with how having his nose broken by a bouncer last year has harmed his batting. But, it hasn’t hurt his bowling, he tells Stephen Brenkley, and the wickets are coming

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England coach Peter Moores and captain Eoin Morgan are facing an uncertain future

England coach Peter Moores was nowhere to be seen yesterday when answers were needed

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James Faulkner is an explosive middle-order batsman and returns from injury

The Aussies face the prospect of being without fast bowler Pat Cummins

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Kevin Pietersen has not played for England since he was sacked 13 months ago

Pietersen has already confirmed he will seek an audience with new ECB chairman Colin Graves

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Ian Bell has failed to convert solid starts for England into big scores in this World Cup

Sri Lanka chased down 310 at a canter against Peter Moores' side

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Kevin Pietersen has been told he must play county cricket if he is to be considered for England

KP was axed in the aftermath of the 2013-14 whitewash Ashes defeat in Australia

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England coach Peter Moores watches his team’s latest hopeless performance in Wellington

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value

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Joe Root (121) leaves the field after being dismissed LBW by Rangana Herath of Sri Lanka

COLUMN: Root's exemplary 121 gave England a silver lining to their latest  woeful defeat

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England captain Eoin Morgan leads his team from the field after their humiliating defeat to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka win by 9 wickets

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Australia captain Michael Clarke

Clarke's body continues to fail him that could lead to a permanent change at the top Down Under

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Brendan McCullum lifts the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after New Zealand defeated Australia

Australia 151 all-out (32.2 overs), New Zealand 152-9 (23.1 overs)

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England batsman Alex Hales

 

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England captain Eoin Morgan

England take on Sri Lanka in Pool A clash on Saturday night

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AB de Villiers of South Africa bats during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies on Friday

100-Ball Challenge would bring back the thrills, the skills – and the crowds – that have gone missing from our game

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The UAE took their clash with Ireland to the final over before succumbing to a two-wicket defeat

It is possible no Associate Members will take part in the 2019 competition

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The Kabul cricket academy (Bilal Sarwary)

 

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Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan raises his bat in celebration after their World Cup win over Scotland in Dunedin

Afghanistan win by one wicket

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Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse come together
footballREACTIONManchester United defender and Newcastle striker could face action
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REVEALED Cristiano Ronaldo has always carried a sense of arrogance and vanity, but this latest revelation is a step too far
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Real Madrid midfielder Fran Perez scores from inside his own half
VIDEOWatch this youngster score from inside his own half
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Radamel Falcao appeared in a video performing kick-ups without a ball
VIDEOThings just aren't getting better for the Colombian
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Chelsea fans wave flags before kick-off at Wembley
YouGov poll confirms what many thought they already knew
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Kumar Sangakkara has proven that old skills still have their place amid all the big shots
cricketCricket World Cup: The 11th World Cup has reached its halfway mark with scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England
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Brad Barritt will look to impress at the weekend for Saracens
Rugby UnionEngland vs Scotland:The pair will both be on league duty this weekend and, if they perform strongly, will be in the frame to face Scotland at Twickenham
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Rory McIlroy plays out of a bunker during a practice round on Wednesday
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson is ranked No 2 in the world in the long jump
athleticsINTERVIEWAfter her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old intends to turn current form into gold
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Steve Weatherford
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Adam Johnson at Sunderland in 2012
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David Warner looks to the sky as he reaches his century in the win over Afghanistan
Cricket World Cup: Opener hits 178 as Australia post 417-6 in their victory over Australia
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Fernando Alonso enters the circuit on Sunday
Formula 1 Kevin Magnussen will deputise in the McLaren-Honda despite completing just 39 laps in testing
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Extra referees were trialed 2015 Charity Shield between South Sydney Rabbitohs and St George Illawarra Dragons
Rugby League ...because it is undermining their authority
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Mike Brown of England receives medical attention during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham
Rugby UnionEngland vs Scotland: England full-back is making progress after being badly concussed against Italy
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From left: Jonathan Sexton has lit up Ireland; Toby Faletau has the power to put Wales back in the running for glory; and Courtney Lawes’ return is great news for England
Q+ASix Nations: Are Ireland really that good, and what are England's chances of success?
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Five things we learnt in the Six Nations this weekend
ANALYSISScotland self-destruct, England's pack can be beaten, Wales have a Plan B
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Tornike Shengelia took a moment to check the child was alright before being sent off
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Stuart Broad
Cricket World Cup:Stuart Broad is seeing a psychologist to deal with nose breaking bouncer. But, it hasn’t hurt his bowling, he tells Stephen Brenkley
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