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Sri Lanka walk over Canada

Hambantota, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka vice-captain Mahela Jayawardena scored the fourth fastest hundred in Cricket World Cup history to star in his team’s comprehensive win by 210 runs over Canada.

Sri Lanka batted first and posted a massive 332 for 7 in its 50 overs and then bowled out Canada for 122 in 36.5 overs in the first international match at the new at the Mahinda Rajapakse International Stadium on Sunday.

Gayle calm as he gets set

New Delhi, India – West Indies batting star sat down with journalists on Sunday at the Air Forces Ground in Palam to discuss his plans for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup and also to look at the West Indies chances of taking the coveted trophy.

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Darren Bravo is ready for the big show

Delhi, India – Darren Bravo is enjoying his time so far in the West Indies team and simply wants to get better. The soft-spoken left-hander who turned 22 two weeks ago, is looking ahead to the ICC Cricket World Cup and has high expectations.

He spoke to the international media and outlined his plans, spoke of those who have inspired him and also the mood in the Windies camp ahead of Thursday opening match against South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

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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.


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