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Police today clashed with hundreds of fans seeking tickets for India's World Cup showdown against South Africa, the incident again highlighting the country's inability to handle the huge demand for seats.

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The Irish referee Alan Lewis has had the week of his life. Formerly his country's most-capped cricketer, Lewis was a touch judge at last weekend's England v France match at Twickenham before paying his own passage to India to see Ireland's World Cup win over the English.

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England are determined their shock defeat against Ireland will not ruin their World Cup campaign.

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Lost: Anderson's Ashes form. If found please return to Bangalore

From hero to zero may be pushing it to define Jimmy Anderson's recent career path. Bowlers who perform as he did to win the Ashes for England do not suddenly shed the craft and skill that took them to such heady places.

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England all-rounder Tim Bresnan has been reprimanded by the International Cricket Council following yesterday's draw with India.

Strauss and Tendulkar light up the tournament in thrilling tie

India 338 England 338-8 (Match tied)

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British Airways has apologised to a woman passenger after she complained of being bitten by bed bugs on two flights.

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