Australia, India would want to lockhorns with New Zealand in the semis

Australia, India would want to lockhorns with New Zealand in the semis

Australia, India would want to lockhorns with New Zealand in the semis

They were very honest about how they were feeling and what they had to do to crack it.

While the World Cup's new round-robin format has received mixed reviews, Mashrafe insisted he has relished the chance of Bangladesh facing each team under tournament pressure. Rhodes said: 'All I will be saying is, there's a game to win'. The win was not enough for Pakistan to qualify for the semi-final due to an inferior run-rate, but 19-year-old Afridi's phenomenal performance became a topic of intense social media conversations.

"We are incredibly disappointed this has happened again", the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement.

On the face of it, both Australia and India would want to suggest that in the World Cup you have to beat every team that comes your way.

While this was his last World Cup outing, Mashrafe hoped that the senior players like Shakib, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim remain fit for the next World Cup, four years later.

Australia need to win their league match against South Africa to make the outcome of India vs Sri Lanka at Headingley irrelevant.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has met with British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew and expressed the country's concerns over the display of anti-Pakistan banners during a recent cricket World Cup match held in Britain, local media reported Friday.

"England or New Zealand next?"

So far, the tournament has been on its Sky Sports platform, which customers have to pay for monthly, but the broadcaster has announced plans to show it free should England beat New Zealand in the semi-final. "Those are the two games that, when I go to bed tonight and lie back and think on the campaign, those are the two nightmares I'm going to have".

Rohit's other hundred (137) was against Bangladesh in the 2015 World Cup at the MCG while Tendulkar had amassed his six hundreds in four World Cups (1996, 1999, 2003 and 2011). He was dropped again versus India, and brought back against South Africa.

The swashbuckling opener has managed to score only 166 runs from eight matches including one half-century.

The paceman took a four-for against Afghanistan and a six-wicket haul in Pakistan's 94-run thrashing of Bangladesh, taking his tally in the World Cup to 16 wickets and becoming the youngest ever cricketer to take a five-for in the tournament's history.

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