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‘Struggling’ Aussies’ World Cup prospects bleak: Roebuck


March 21st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 21(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that Australia's prospects at the World Cup are bleak after the Ricky Ponting-led team finished third in its qualifying group.Ponting's men were defeated ... Read more...

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Ponting asks players to be optimistic, says Oz pace trio best in WC


February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has asked his players to be optimistic about their World Cup prospects because no other team possesses a bowling attack as potent as theirs.Ponting ... Read more...

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‘Dark horses’ England can rule world: Strauss


February 6th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Feb.6 (ANI): Having lost the one-day series to Australia 6-1, England captain Andrew Strauss does not feel that it takes the sheen off winning the Ashes series 3-1 Down Under ... Read more...

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Hussey likely to miss World Cup


January 19th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 19 (ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is almost certain to miss the 2011 World Cup after undergoing surgery yesterday to repair a serious hamstring injury.Cricket Australia has not given up ... Read more...

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Pak chief selector worried about World Cup prospects


January 30th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's chief cricket selector Iqbal Qasim has admitted that raising a strong team for next year's World Cup would be tough, considering the team's continuing downslide in One-day ... Read more...

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Argentina qualify for World Cup; Uruguay go to play-off


October 15th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Oct 15 (DPA) Argentina qualified for the 2010 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Uruguay in Montevideo in the last round of the South American qualifiers. Wednesday's matches also ... Read more...

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