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Former SLC member blames hastily organised tour of India for World Cup failure
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Former SLC member blames hastily organised tour of India for World Cup failure

This was the first time since the 1999 World Cup held in England that Sri Lanka had failed to secure a place among the final-four places.

Imran Tahir shows South Africa are not just about de Villiers and fast bowlers
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Imran Tahir shows South Africa are not just about de Villiers and fast bowlers

Tahir has proven over the years that he is a solid performer. Sri Lanka underestimated him and paid the price.

World Cup: This time, the choke is on Sri Lanka
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World Cup: This time, the choke is on Sri Lanka

Why was Thirimanne, who had been doing a terrific job opening for Sri Lanka, pushed down the order to make way for a clearly off-colour Kusal?

We like being called chokers: De Villiers and Tahir on South Africa's massive win
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We like being called chokers: De Villiers and Tahir on South Africa's massive win

AB de Villiers and Imran Tahir were speaking with the media after South Africa beat Sri Lanka to qualify for the World Cup semifinals.

World Cup Photos: Jayawardene, Sangakkara bid adieu to ODI cricket as Sri Lanka lose in QFs
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World Cup Photos: Jayawardene, Sangakkara bid adieu to ODI cricket as Sri Lanka lose in QFs

Photos from Sri Lanka vs South Africa — also Sangakkara and Jayawardene's last ODI match for Sri Lanka.

Sangakkara on why Sri Lanka lost and how he would like to be remembered
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Sangakkara on why Sri Lanka lost and how he would like to be remembered

Kumar Sangakkara was speaking with the media after Sri Lanka bowed out of the World Cup following their defeat to South Africa in the quarterfinals.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Tweet report: 'South Africa's choke has been rescheduled to semi-final'
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka Tweet report: 'South Africa's choke has been rescheduled to semi-final'

The choker tag no longer burdens AB de Villiers and South Africa after they ended a winless streak in Cricket World Cup knockout matches with a nine-wicket quarterfinal victory over 1996 champion Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

Tahir, de Kock star as South Africa storm past Sri Lanka into World Cup semis
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Tahir, de Kock star as South Africa storm past Sri Lanka into World Cup semis

Chasing just 134 to win, South Africa reached their target in the 18th over with opener Quinton de Kock making an undefeated 78.

World Cup, South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 9 wickets
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World Cup, South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 9 wickets

South Africa have a chance to finally shed their reputation as one of the most mentally fragile teams in international sport when they take on Sri Lanka in what should be a tight World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday.

World Cup 2015: Ten facts you need to know about South Africa-Sri Lanka quarterfinal
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World Cup 2015: Ten facts you need to know about South Africa-Sri Lanka quarterfinal

Ten facts for Wednesday's World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

On World Cup stage, Kumar Sangakkara gets the recognition he deserves
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On World Cup stage, Kumar Sangakkara gets the recognition he deserves

It is Sangakkara’s sheer resoluteness to grind that turned around his fortunes and catapulted his career to heights few have ever reached.

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support and Sangakkara ton
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World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support and Sangakkara ton

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth successive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a third consecutive World Cup final.

World Cup 2015: Sangakkara's brilliance, Afghanistan's joy and England's despair
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World Cup 2015: Sangakkara's brilliance, Afghanistan's joy and England's despair

The defining performances from Pool A group stage in the 2015 World Cup.

World Cup: South Africa coach Russell Domingo confronts 'choking' history
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World Cup: South Africa coach Russell Domingo confronts 'choking' history

South Africa coach Russell Domingo insisted his side had faced up to their unwanted tag of cricket's serial "chokers" ahead of a World Cup quarter-final with Sri Lanka in Sydney on Wednesday.

Sangakkara is mentally a very strong guy and wants to do well all the time: Jayasuriya
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Sangakkara is mentally a very strong guy and wants to do well all the time: Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya has said he would love Kumar Sangakkara to go back on his decision to quit one-day internationals after the World Cup after witnessing his "unbelievable" batting feats during the tournament.

Scotland's leading ODI bowler Haq sent back home from World Cup after racial tweet
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Scotland's leading ODI bowler Haq sent back home from World Cup after racial tweet

Haq, Scotland's leading ODI bowler with 60 wickets and three half-centuries to his name, had played in his team's four previous matches taking just three wickets.

World Cup Photos: Relive Sangakkara's record-breaking century against Scotland
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World Cup Photos: Relive Sangakkara's record-breaking century against Scotland

Photos from the Sri Lanka vs Scotland match - where Sangakkara scored a record fourth consecutive ODI century.

World Cup: 'Creaking joints' won't keep Sangakkara from chasing records
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World Cup: 'Creaking joints' won't keep Sangakkara from chasing records

Sangakkara also took two catches to overtake Adam Gilchrist as the most successful World Cup wicket-keeper with 54 dismissals.

World Cup: Sangakkara's record-breaking ton gives Sri Lanka easy win over Scotland
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World Cup: Sangakkara's record-breaking ton gives Sri Lanka easy win over Scotland

Sangakkara also took two catches to overtake Adam Gilchrist as the most successful World Cup wicket-keeper with 54 dismissals.

Been on my knees begging Sangakkara not to quit, says Sri Lanka skipper Mathews
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Been on my knees begging Sangakkara not to quit, says Sri Lanka skipper Mathews

Sangakkara, 37, will call time on his ODI career at the end of the tournament but he is still in a rich vein of form