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Oram a hero as Kiwis stun Proteas

Dhaka, Bangladesh – New Zealand pulled off a major upset as they beat South Africa on Friday by knocking the form team out of the World Cup in the quarter-finals.

South Africa have now lost all five of their knockout matches since they first played at the tournament in 1992 while underdogs New Zealand advanced to the semi-finals for the sixth time.

Yuvraj stars as India humble Aussies

Ahmedabad, India – India sparked wild celebrations among its billion plus fans after ending Australia’s remarkable 12-year reign as World Cup champions with a thrilling five-wicket win in the quarter-finals.

Chasing 261 for victory, India fumbled and faltered but half-centuries from Sachin Tendulkar (53), Gautam Gambhir (50) and Yuvraj Singh (57 not out) eventually helped them to overwhelm the target with 14 balls to spare and set up a much-anticipated semi-final with Pakistan.

Woakes ton floors JA

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Chris Woakes battered Jamaica’s inexperienced bowling attack into submission with a stroke-filled hundred for the England Lions in the WICB Regional first-class championship on Thursday. Woakes, batting at eight, was undefeated on 104 – his third first-class hundred – to lead the Lions to 340 for nine in their first innings at the close on the opening day of their seventh round match at Sabina Park.

Jamaica face Lions without key bowlers

Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica’s plans to overcome the England Lions in the final round of the WICB Regional first-class championship, starting on Thursday at Sabina Park, have hit a snag.

The national selection panel has had to reconstruct the entire bowling attack, following a spate of injuries that hit the squad during and after last weekend’s match against Trinidad & Tobago.

Jerome Taylor, as well as fellow fast bowler Andrew Richardson, all-rounder Dave Bernard, and leg-spinner Odean Brown are all unavailable due to injury.

Windies go down to Pakistan

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Pakistan in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final and have been eliminated from the tournament.

The Windies collapsed to 112 all out from 43.3 overs and the Pakistani’s then raced to 113-0 off just 20.5 overs to win by 10 wickets in front a superb crowd of close to 25,000 at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur. They advanced to the semi-finals where they will play the winner of Thursday’s match between Australia and India.

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