2007 World Cup

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Ireland wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien announces retirement from all forms of game
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Ireland wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien announces retirement from all forms of game

Niall O'Brien, who made his international debut against Denmark in 2002, played 216 times for Ireland and appeared in his nation's first-ever Test, against Pakistan, in May this year.

Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan
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Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan

Ireland will again be led by experienced captain William Porterfield for what will be their first taste of the five-day format since being elevated to Test status.

Ben Stokes arrested after nightclub incident: A look back at other cricketers involved in drunken brawls
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Ben Stokes arrested after nightclub incident: A look back at other cricketers involved in drunken brawls

Old habits die hard as Ben Stokes has found himself in another controversy ahead of the Ashes selection. We look at instances when Cricketers misbehaved after being under the influence alcohol

Sachin Tendulkar calls time around 2007 World Cup lowest phase of Indian cricket
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Sachin Tendulkar calls time around 2007 World Cup lowest phase of Indian cricket

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar said, "We didn't qualify for the Super 8 stage of the 2007 World Cup. But we got back from there and started fresh thinking, we started moving in a new direction."

India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga's career trajectory an apt metaphor for hosts' fortunes
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India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga's career trajectory an apt metaphor for hosts' fortunes

It became clear that Sri Lanka's limited overs performance started revolving around the form of Lasith Malinga, their premium speedster.

Arjun Tendulkar's height will help him realise father's pacer dream, says Glenn McGrath
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Arjun Tendulkar's height will help him realise father's pacer dream, says Glenn McGrath

Arjun Tendulkar recently hit headlines after he became a net bowler for the women's Indian cricket team on eve of their final against England, which they lost by mere nine runs.

India vs Bangladesh, Highlights, Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, cricket result: Kohli's men register easy win, advance into final
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India vs Bangladesh, Highlights, Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, cricket result: Kohli's men register easy win, advance into final

Catch all the live score and updates of second semifinal of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between India and Bangaldesh on Thursday.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India will be under more pressure against Bangladesh says Habibul Bashar and Mohammad Ashraful
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India will be under more pressure against Bangladesh says Habibul Bashar and Mohammad Ashraful

Former Bangladesh captains, Habibul Bashar and Mohammad Ashraful said India are the defending champions and it's no secret that they will be under more pressure also adding it will be the biggest game for Bangladesh too.

Australian pacer Shaun Tait retires from all forms of game days after becoming Overseas Indian Citizen
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Australian pacer Shaun Tait retires from all forms of game days after becoming Overseas Indian Citizen

Tait, who represented his country in three Tests and 54 limited-overs internationals, was part of Australia's winning campaign at the 2007 World Cup in West Indies.

India-Pakistan cricket is ICC's cash cow, nothing wrong in having more of it
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India-Pakistan cricket is ICC's cash cow, nothing wrong in having more of it

Thus the decision to feature the India-Pakistan match at the beginning of the 2017 Champions Trophy could never have been a co-incidence.

World T20: This victory does not ease 2007 World Cup loss, says Dhoni after win over Bangladesh
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World T20: This victory does not ease 2007 World Cup loss, says Dhoni after win over Bangladesh

After India's one-run win vs Bangladesh in the World T20, Dhoni said that the memories of the 2007 50-over World Cup loss to the same side was still fresh.