Australia thrashed rivals New Zealand by 7 wickets to win the Cricket World Cup. Brendon McCallum was bowled out in the first over and New Zealand could only reach a measly 183 all out, with Grant Elliott hitting 83.
But Australia’s batters were never troubled at the MCG and Steve Smith and Michael Clarke helped them reach 186-3 to win the World Cup.
The game was watched by a crowd of 93,000 fans who saw their home team win their fifth World Cup.
The group stages of the Cricket World Cup have drawn to a close and we some tasty-looking ties in the quarter-final stage.
The eight teams that have progressed from the first round are co-hosts New Zealand, fellow hosts Australia, reigning champions India, pre-tournament favourites South Africa, 2011 finalists Sri Lanka, England-beating Bangladesh, Chris Gayle-led West Indies and Misbah ul-Haq’s Pakistan. Continue reading “Cricket World Cup”
Liverpool put a dent in Manchester City’s title hopes as they secured victory over the champions at Anfield.
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Chelsea win their first trophy of the season as they comprehensively beat Spurs 2-0.
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Ireland beat England to keep up their chances of a Grand Slam, Wales kept themselves in the title race and Italy won the wooden spoon match. Continue reading “Six Nations round up”
England look like they will go out of the Cricket World Cup in the group stages in Australia and New Zealand.
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