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  • 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...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Against Bangladesh, put all your money on India March 18, 2015

    (Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) India should play like India - this is what I want to tell them ahead of their...
  • ICC World Cup: Turn MCG into a sea of Tricolour, Dhoni urges fans March 18, 2015

    India's World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni has called on Indian fans to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday for the quarter-final clash against Bangladesh. "The crowds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 have been outstanding and very supportive, and we look forward to similar encouragement when the...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Kiran More reflects on the quarter-finals line-up March 18, 2015

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) The pool stages of the World Cup had delivered as it promised, with the...
  • World Cup: Given a choice India would have loved to play Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    They say fortune favours the brave, and I must say that fortune has favoured this Indian team in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 because they have played brave cricket. If India had been given a choice of which team they would like to have played in the quarterfinal, it would...
  • World Cup 2015: High-riding India hold all cards over Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    Defending champions India steam into Thursday's quarter-final against first-timers Bangladesh with the momentum of an unbeaten six-game pool run as the World Cup becomes cut-throat. India have reached the knockout rounds in unexpected ebullient form after their dismal win-less Test and one-day tour of Australia just prior to the World Cup...
  • World Cup: Paul Collingwood credits India for turnaround, hails batsmen March 17, 2015

    Melbourne: Ahead of Thursday's India vs Bangladesh quarterfinal, former England captain Paul Collingwood credited the players and the team management for India's turnaround in the World Cup after their dismal tour Down Under. "India has been awesome and full credit goes to the players and management for turning it around. They...
  • World Cup: We never looked back after our first win, says Shakib Al Hasan March 17, 2015

    We all want to play fearless cricket and that's what we have done so far. It was important for us to win the first game, and we never looked back from that, says Shakib. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Team India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final March 17, 2015

    If India, the most watched and heavily scrutinised team in world cricket, are under any pressure ahead of Thursday's World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh, they are doing well to hide it. With the weight of expectation of the world's second most populated country on their shoulders, India's players could hardly be...
  • World Cup: Nothing to prove to anyone, says Chandika Hathurusingha March 17, 2015

    "We have nothing to prove to anyone because we know that we are good and that's precisely the reason we are here," says the Bangladesh coach. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fearless Bangladesh have 'nothing to lose' against India March 17, 2015

    Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India and knock the defending champions out in their quarter-final, Shakib Al Hasan said Tuesday. The star all-rounder hit a pivotal 53 as the Bangladeshis ran down India's 191 to win by five wickets in...
  • World Cup: Seven things you must know about the seven knockout games March 17, 2015

    After 42 matches and 29 days of competition, the 2015 ICC World Cup has its eight quarter-finalist from the 14 competing times. And from March 18, when the knockouts begin, one of those last eight will start bidding adieu to the tournament - that's the level of pressure knockouts bring....
  • People from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh being forced into marriage in London March 17, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, the lady leading the campaign against the forced marriage says that majority of people from Pakistan, Bangladesh and India are being forced into marriage. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Mahmudullah finds form at perfect time for Bangladesh March 16, 2015

    Melbourne: It's been a long time coming but Mohammad Mahmudullah is finally fulfilling his promise as a match-winning batsman. For both him and his country Bangladesh, the long wait is paying off at the perfect time. Mahmudullah was first picked to play for Bangladesh in 2007. Just 20 at the time,...
  • World Cup: Do Bangladesh have enough firepower to bother India? March 16, 2015

    As Bangladesh face India in the quarters, it is probably the last great chance for Bangladesh's golden generation of players to make an impression. ...
  • World Cup: We are good and that's why we are here, says Bangladesh coach March 16, 2015

    Melbourne: Gearing up for their biggest battle against defending champions India in the World Cup quarter-finals, Bangladesh chief coach Chandika Hathurusingha said on Monday that his wards "do not have to prove anything to anyone". "For us, we have nothing to prove to anyone because we know that we are good....
  • Ian Gould, Aleem Dar to umpire India-Bangladesh World Cup quarterfinal March 16, 2015

    Dubai: England's Ian Gould and Pakistan's Aleem Dar have been appointed the on-field umpires for the World Cup quarter-final between India and Bangladesh to be played in Melbourne on March 19. Steve Davis has been named the third umpire for the game, while Paul Reiffel has been appointed the fourth umpire. Roshan...
  • Asia quartet defy convention at ICC World Cup 2015 March 16, 2015

    Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand may be the teams to beat, but the striking feature of this World Cup is Asia's four Test nations defying conventional wisdom to make the quarter-finals. The belief that Asian cricketers struggle on the hard, bouncy wickets Down Under was thrown out of the window as...
  • World Cup 2015: Bangladesh gave New Zealand a run for their money March 14, 2015

    Bangladesh lost the match but impressed their fans by their performance against New Zealand. New Zealand has been playing great cricket since the beginning of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and there is no doubt saying that after Australia, it is Bangladesh, who gave them the toughest fight in...
  • Watch: NZ keep clean sheet, England get consolation win, ICC World Cup, Day 27 Highlights March 14, 2015

    New Zealand survived a scare from Bangladesh for their sixth straight win while England will fly back home with a consolation win against Afghanistan. Watch all the highlights from Day 27 at the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup: Bangladesh gave New Zealand a run for their money, says Aminul Islam March 13, 2015

    Bangladesh lost the match but impressed their fans by their performance against New Zealand. New Zealand has been playing great cricket since the beginning of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and there is no doubt saying that after Australia, it is Bangladesh, who gave them the toughest fight in...
  • World Cup: New Zealand make it six wins in six matches March 13, 2015

    New Zealand ended their Pool B campaign with six wins out of six - but not before surviving a serious scare against Bangladesh in Hamilton. ...
  • World Cup: Gavaskar warns India to not take it easy against Bangladesh March 13, 2015

    Auckland: Terming Bangladesh a dangerous side on current form, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday warned Indian players to not take their eastern neighbours lightly when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup knock-out stage at the MCG on March 19. India are certain to top Group B even...
  • Khaleda Zia vows to continue Bangladesh protests till government agrees to polls March 13, 2015

    Dhaka: Opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia on Friday stuck to her demand for a "fair and inclusive" midterm election as she vowed to continue the deadly anti-government street protests in Bangladesh saying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina could now only end the unrest by holding early polls. "The movement will continue until...