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NZ dismiss Kenya for 69, win by 10 wickets

Chennai, India – Fast bowler Hamish Bennett grabbed four wickets in a good opening spell as New Zealand bowled out Kenya for 69 en route to a 10-wicket win in just 8 overs in their Group A match on Sunday.

Bennett finished with 4-16, his best figures in nine one-day internationals, while Tim Southee and Jacob Oram took three wickets each to derail the minnows in the day game at the Chidambaram Stadium.

Sehwag hits 175 as India win big

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladesh gave a good account of itself on the opening day of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, but still ended up on the losing side.

The hosts asked India to bat first and saw the visitors post 370 for 4 in its 50 overs. In its reply Bangladesh made a good fist of it for a while, before going down by 87 runs. Bangladesh ended at 283 for 9 in its 50 overs.

Richardson loves what he's seeing

Delhi, India – West Indies Team Manager Richie Richardson is full of confidence that the team will do very well at the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

The former West Indies captain and batting star has thrown his full backing behind the side and noted that the preparations have been going very well.

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ICC clears Edwards & Thomas

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has received confirmation from the International Cricket Council that its Technical Committee has approved Kirk Edwards and Devon Thomas replacing the injured duo of Adrian Barath and Carlton Baugh.

Edwards, the right handed Barbadian strokemaker and Thomas, the effervescent Antigua wicketkeeper/batsman will depart the Caribbean this evening and are scheduled to join the West Indies World Cup squad in India on Monday, February 21.

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President Hunte to Windies: "Go for glory"

St John’s, Antigua– On the eve of the historic 10th edition of the International Cricket Council’s Cricket World Cup, the West Indies Cricket Board, has sent best wishes to the West Indies team as they prepare to participate in the event.

Speaking on Saturday, Dr Julian Hunte, President of the WICB urged the Windies to “go for the glory” and also called on cricket-loving fans across the region to “rally round the West Indies”.

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