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  • 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...
  • 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....