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Cricket World Cup: fans of all 10 teams review the tournament

Readers from around the world reflect on seven weeks of cricket and one astounding finalEngland’s run to the semi-finals, and indeed final, could not have been more quintessentially English. The team came into the tournament on a great run and hope was…

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Cricket World Cup: fans of all 10 teams review the tournament

Readers from around the world reflect on seven weeks of cricket and one astounding finalEngland’s run to the semi-finals, and indeed final, could not have been more quintessentially English. The team came into the tournament on a great run and hope was…

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‘Everything we wished for’: boyhood memories of the first Cricket World Cup final

In June 1975, Australia and West Indies played in the inaugural final. For a 12-year-old obsessive, it felt like a miracleThe World Cup final was quite an occasion, with 26,000 people packed into Lord’s. The players were wearing whites, with no names o…

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Afghanistan and Ikram give West Indies fright but still end up winless

• West Indies 311-6; Afghanistan 288• Chris Gayle bows out of World Cup cricket on a winning noteThis was the first dead match of the tournament and it was really quite lively. In front of a healthy crowd the two sides at the basement of the league tab…

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Afghanistan v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

All the latest details from the match at HeadingleyMorgan vows England will keep up aggressive approachFeel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 10.54am BST 6th over: West Indies 25-1 (Lewis 13, Hope 4) “Pakistan are definitely out if Bangladesh bat…

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Avishka Fernando hits high notes and Sri Lanka hold nerve against West Indies

• Sri Lanka 338-6; West Indies 315-9 (Sri Lanka win by 23 runs)• Nicholas Pooran’s 118 in vain as West Indies come up just shortNicholas Pooran waded in at the Riverside where MS Dhoni dared not tread at Edgbaston on Sunday, turning a game on its head …

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Sri Lanka v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Cricket World Cup updates from the Riverside in DurhamBairstow takes out frustrations in cause of England winAnd feel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 10.06am BST Sri Lanka Karunaratne, K Perera, Fernando, K Mendis, Mathews, Thirimanne, de Silva…

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Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami lead India’s demolition of West Indies

• India 268-7; West Indies 143 (Shami 4-16, Bumrah 2-9)• India win by 125 runs; Virat Kohli top-scores with 72India overwhelmed West Indies by 125 runs at Old Trafford to continue their march towards the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and send the Carib…

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India v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Live updates from the match at Old TraffordHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableAnd you can email Michael here or tweet him here 10.11am BST Not a surprise, really. It’s gloriously sunny in Manchester and the pitch looks a belter to bat on. Pitch …

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West Indies legend Brian Lara hospitalised with chest pains

Lara reportedly taken to Mumbai hospital after heart scareCricket West Indies sends wishes for a ‘speedy recovery’Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has been hospitalised in Mumbai with chest pains.Lara, who holds the records for the highest individ…

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New Zealand foil dramatic big hitting by West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite

• New Zealand 291-8; West Indies 286 all out• New Zealand win by five runs in nail-biting finishKane Williamson stitched New Zealand’s spot in the World Cup semi-finals more tightly into place with his second consecutive hundred but not without the mos…

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New Zealand v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Over-by-over coverage of the Cricket World Cup contest at Old TraffordEngland’s Headingley horror show – The Spin PodcastAny thoughts? You can email Simon | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.19am BST Having won only the first of their five matches so far, West I…

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Danni Wyatt lays foundation for England’s T20 win over West Indies

• England 180-6 beat West Indies 138-9 by 42 runs• Home side take 1-0 lead in three-match seriesA change in format, a change in fortunes for West Indies Women? Not so much.These are the former World T20 champions but once again – as they had already do…

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Ruthless Shakib drives Bangladesh to victory over hapless West Indies

• West Indies 321-8, Bangladesh 322-3• All-rounder outstanding in comfortable seven-wicket winA blistering innings of 124 from Shakib al Hasan led Bangladesh to a straightforward win against West Indies. The target was 322 and Bangladesh reached it wit…

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Bangladesh v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Updates from the World Cup match at TauntonHow they stand: the latest CWC tableAnd you can email John here or tweet him here 10.22am BST Out come the teams. Amusingly, the young mascot seems to be dragging Chris Gayle out there. 10.14am BST A bit of pr…

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Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan

• Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of Sou…

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Wind of change for West Indies as Chris Gayle gradually blows out | Andy Bull

In two decades playing against England, the opening batsman has rarely faced a bowler as quick as Jofra ArcherAccording to the official statistics Chris Gayle is 188cm tall. These days, when he bends down to touch his toes he seems to feel every last o…

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Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic

• Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries to himself and Jason Roy taking the gloss off England…

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England cruise to easy win over West Indies but both sides suffer injuries

• West Indies 212; England 213-2. England win by eight wickets• Joe Root hits unbeaten century and takes two key wicketsThe outcome was perfect for England, a resounding eight-wicket victory over West Indies, which gave them two points and a markedly i…

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England v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Cricket World Cup updates from the match in SouthamptonHow they stand: check out the latest World Cup tableAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 9.31am BST Morning everyone and welcome to a rarity in contemporary sport: a contest that has been u…