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  • World Cup: Mortaza shows his anger at Rohit's no-ball dismissal March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza on Thursday expressed his displeasure at a few decisions going against his side in their 109-thrashing by India in the ICC World Cup 2015 quarterfinal match here though he did not say in so many words. Centurion Rohit Sharma got a reprieve on individual score of...
  • ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni records 100th ODI win as Indian skipper March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday achieved the memorable milestone of recording 100 ODI wins as captain after leading India to a resounding victory against Bangladesh in the cricket World Cup quarter-finals, on Thursday. Dhoni is the first non-Australian captain to achieve the feat - in his 178th ODI - as...
  • Rohit Sharma joins India's World Cup party March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Rohit Sharma took his time joining the World Cup party but arrived in style on Thursday, rocking the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a match-winning century to sink Bangladesh and send reigning champions India charging into the semi-finals. The opening batsman's crisp 137 off 126 balls at the iconic stadium set...
  • World Cup 2015: Dhoni praises India for turning things around March 19, 2015

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised his team-mates for the way they have quickly pulled themselves out of a form slump to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. The defending champions were struggling just over a month ago but have now won seven matches in a row, thrashing Bangladesh by...
  • Twitter explodes as India enter World Cup 2015 semi-finals March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma stroked an authoritative century and Umesh Yadav claimed four wickets to help defending champion India advance to the World Cup semi-finals with a 109-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday. Rohit scored 137 off just 126 balls with 14 boundaries and three sixes, sharing a 122 -run fourth-wicket partnership with...
  • Chris Harris turns into World Cup anchor March 19, 2015

    Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Harris turned into CNN-IBN's cricket anchor for India vs Bangladesh quarter-final match. ...
  • India's World Cup defence enters semi-finals, Bangladesh out March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Rohit Sharma slammed a brilliant 126-ball 137 and Umesh Yadav took a four-for to help India thrash Bangladesh by a convincing margin of 109 runs and book their place in the semis of the cricket World Cup 2015. A matured Rohit smashed an authoritative century to help India recover from...
  • World Cup 2015: Happy to make it count in a quarter-final, says Rohit March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma's seventh one-day International (ODI) century helped India post 302 for 6 in the World Cup 2015 quarter-final against Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Rohit was at his very best as he began the innings with a drive through extra-cover for a four off the very first...
  • Kings of Cricket: Rohit Sharma ton powers India to 302 against Bangladesh March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma's seventh One-Day International (ODI) century helped India post 302 for 6 in the World Cup 2015 quarter-final against Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fans pray for India's World Cup win against Bangladesh March 19, 2015

    With India taking on Bangladesh in the World Cup quarter-finals, fans across India are praying for the teams win. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fans confident of India's win against Bangladesh March 19, 2015

    India take on Bangladesh in the second quarterfinal of World Cup 2015 and Indian fans were positive of team's win. ...
  • How India and Bangladesh national anthems have one common link March 19, 2015

    How often do you find two countries singing their respective national anthem on the same platform linked to each other by the anthem's poet? As India and Bangladesh cricket teams entered the grounds at MCG Stadium, Melbourne to play the quarterfinals at the ongoing Cricket World Cup 2015, two anthems,...
  • Kings of Cricket: Can Bangladesh Tigers stop MS Dhoni's men? March 19, 2015

    The first quarterfinal turned out to be a one-sided contest. India will hope that their game against Bangladesh will also be an easy ride. ...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 2nd quarter-final March 19, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) As India look to hold on to their winning momentum and register their seventh win on the trot in the tournament, Bangladesh would aim to upset the defending champions just like they did way back in the group stages of 2007. But as...
  • Google's doodle gears up for India-Bangladesh Cricket World Cup quarter final on March 19 March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In tune with the rising 2015 ICC World Cup fever around the world, Google too has painted its doodle in India-Bangladesh colours. The two nations gear up to battle it out in the quarter finals scheduled for 9 AM IST on March 19. The latest doodle shows silhouette...
  • Eight charged for killing 'atheist' blogger in Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    Dhaka: Seven university students and chief of a banned Islamist group were on Wednesday charged by a Bangladeshi court for the murder of an "atheist" blogger here in 2013. Ahmed Rajib Haider, 35, was hacked to death near his home in Dhaka in 2013, days after he helped in launching a...
  • World Cup: Kris Srikkanth predicts India's quarters win in 'thalaiva style' March 18, 2015

    Former India captain Srikkanth dances to the tunes of Lungi Dance as he predicts India's victory against Bangladesh in quarter-finals of World Cup 2015. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Three wins from glory, India face unpredictable Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    6-0 is past. For India, the count either restarts or they score a duck. All good work can get undone with just one defeat after six wins in a row; howsoever unlikely it may seem against Bangladesh, it's entirely possible. Such will be the presence of pressure in the middle...
  • World Cup: India expected to beat Bangladesh but it may not be easy, says Sunil Gavaskar March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar expects India to beat Bangladesh in their cricket World Cup quarter-final fixture at the MCG on Thursday but says it may not be as easy for the defending champions as people think it is. "Bangladesh have a good batting line-up. Mahmudullah can take any game away,...
  • World Cup: Remembering Port-of-Spain in the wake of India-Bangladesh clash March 18, 2015

    The five-wicket win against India at Queens Park Oval in March 2007 was one of Bangladesh cricket's greatest triumphs. There have been others though - the downing of Australia in Cardiff in 2005, the thrashing of South Africa in Guyana in the Super Eights of the Caribbean World Cup, and the...
  • ICC World Cup: Can Bangladesh resist super-charged India? March 18, 2015

    India, according to many, have the most easiest of the four quarter-finals; but that's only on paper. ...
  • India vs Bangladesh, World Cup Quarter-final: 7 things you must know March 18, 2015

    Bangladesh haven't played any bigger match their entire career. It's their first ever World Cup quarter-final. To add to the fun, it will be against one of tournaments two unbeaten teams and defending champions India at one of the most iconic stadiums in the world - the Melbourne Cricket Ground. India,...
  • World Cup: Proud of our bowlers, says India's bowling coach Bharat Arun March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: With the Indian bowlers taking sixty wickets in six consecutive games in the group stages of the cricket World Cup, bowling coach Bharat Arun on Wednesday said that he couldn't have asked for anything better and is proud the way the unit has turned things around. "You can't ask for...
  • World Cup: Don't know what's a good target for India, says Mashrafe Mortaza March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Wary of the damage that India's in-form top-order batting can cause, Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza today said he does not know what would be a good score if his team bats first in the World Cup quarter-final against the defending champions here tomorrow. "I don't know what's a good...
  • World Cup 2015: Factbox - India vs Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    Factbox on the second World Cup quarter-final between India and Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. INDIA Captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Coach: Duncan Fletcher Squad: Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav,...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh's road to quarter-finals March 18, 2015

    When the game of cricket was introduced by England, Bangladesh didn't even exist on the World map. Who knew a team, with the tag of perennial minnows, will show the grit and confidence required to create history and enter the quarter-finals of a World Cup for. But they have done...
  • I have become more matured as player post 2011 WC: Suresh Raina March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Confident after notching up a century ahead of the knock-outs, India's middle-order mainstay Suresh Raina believes that he has become "more matured" as a batsman in the past four years as he batted in different situations since the team won the cricket World Cup in 2011. Raina has had a...
  • Bangladeshi cricket fans come up with their own version of the 'Mauka' ad and it is hilariously sad March 18, 2015

    The 'Mauka' ad campaign has made its point and everyone is trying to copy it to make their own version of it. The Pakistani version came out on a month back and now we have the Bangladeshi one.It is exactly the same video as the original 'Mauka' ad except that...
  • World Cup 2015: Bangladesh relishes showdown with 'Big Brother' India March 18, 2015

    Dhaka: Fed up with his team being treated as a laughing stock, Bangladeshi cricket fan Khairul Islam grins at the prospect of the game's superpower having the smile wiped off its face. "Victory would be sweet in itself, but it will taste even sweeter over India as they behave like they're...