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Cricket World Cup: International cricket tournament
The Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket. The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), every four years, with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament. The tournament is one of the world's most viewed sporting events and is considered the "flagship event of the international cricket calendar" by the ICC.

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Watch: After 7-year ban, pacer Sreesanth set to play T20 tournament in Kerala [Video]

Watch: After 7-year ban, pacer Sreesanth set to play T20 tournament in Kerala

Pacer S Sreesanth is set to make his comeback on the cricket field after a seven-year long ban. The pacer will return to competitive cricket with a local T20 tournament. The President's Cup T20..

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Watch: Kapil Dev and Amitabh Bachchan extend Diwali wishes to fans [Video]

Watch: Kapil Dev and Amitabh Bachchan extend Diwali wishes to fans

Former India World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev greeted fans on the occasion of Diwali. Sharing a video on Twitter, the former India cricketer wished for everybody's happiness. Dev, who underwent..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:08Published
Kapil Dev suffers heart attack: Virat Kohli, Ranveer Singh wish speedy recovery [Video]

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack: Virat Kohli, Ranveer Singh wish speedy recovery

Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh and actor Richa Chadha have wished for the good health of cricket veteran Kapil Dev, who suffered a heart attack and underwent an angioplasty on..

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Watch: Ranveer Singh's Mercedes gets scratched, actor steps out to inspect [Video]

Watch: Ranveer Singh's Mercedes gets scratched, actor steps out to inspect

Actor Ranveer Singh was spotted out and about in Mumbai on Thursday. As paparazzi surrounded him and his car for photos, they also witnessed a minor accident. A video shows Ranveer getting out of his..

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Manchester City sign USA international and 2019 World Cup winner Sam Mewis.
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'Snake' Ford used me as 'pawn' during 2015 World Cup - Burgess

Sam Burgess calls Mike Ford "a snake" and accuses him of treating Burgess as a "pawn" during England's 2015 World Cup campaign.
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No risk of losing 2021 World Cup over tax exemption: BCCI

India is not at risk of losing hosting rights for next year's Twenty20 World Cup despite its cricket board's failure to secure a tax exemption for the event, a key BCCI official has told Reuters.
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BCCI won't push for World Cup postponement to open IPL window

India's cricket board will not push for the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia to be postponed but would consider staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the October/November slot if it becomes..
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England's 2023 World Cup squad could be 60% different, says Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones says his squad for the next Rugby World Cup may be '60% different' from the one that reached the 2019 final.
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Australia meet India in World Cup final, bookended by Katy Perry concert on IWD

BBC Sport previews the T20 World Cup final between Australia and India, which could become a record-breaking day.
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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder would 'swap' World Cup-winning year for father's health

Ben Stokes says he would trade everything he achieved in his World Cup-winning year to see his dad "happy and healthy".
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Greatest sporting moments: England win the World Cup

Stephan Shemilt looks back on the incredible day when England's men won the Cricket World Cup for the first time.
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Henry Slade: Exeter Chiefs' England centre to put World Cup final loss behind him

Less than two weeks after World Cup final defeat, England's Henry Slade tells BBC Sport how he is already putting the loss behind him.
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South Africa: Inside the township where Siya Kolisi grew up

As South Africa celebrates its World Cup victory, the BBC visited Zwide, home of their first black captain.
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Rugby World Cup final: England cannot be complacent after New Zealand victory - Johnson

World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson says England must not be trapped into thinking a repeat of their semi-final performance will be enough against South Africa.
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England fined for crossing halfway line during haka before World Cup semi-final

England are fined a four-figure sum for crossing the halfway line as they lined up in a V formation to face the haka before their Rugby World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand.
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England's World Cup semi-final win over New Zealand 'the finest of their lives'

It was impossible to find an area in which England were not superior to the All Blacks, writes Tom Fordyce.
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Mental strength will decide World Cup semi-final - Jones

England coach Eddie Jones says the mentally stronger team will win their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Saturday.
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Wales v South Africa: Jonathan Davies is fit, Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa while centre Jonathan Davies has been selected.
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Wales full-back Williams ruled out of World Cup semi-final

Wales full-back Liam Williams is ruled out of Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa with an ankle injury.
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South Africa make one change for Wales semi-final with Kolbe out

South Africa wing Cheslin Kolbe has been ruled out of Sunday's World Cup semi-final against Wales.
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New Zealand bring in Scott Barrett for England World Cup semi-final

New Zealand spring a surprise by dropping flanker Sam Cane and picking Scott Barrett for Saturday's World Cup semi-final against England.
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'No advantage in spying' says defence coach as England v New Zealand expectation builds

Speaking before the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, England defence coach John Mitchell says he "doesn't see any advantage" in opponents spying.
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Rugby World Cup - England v New Zealand: John Mitchell says 'no advantage' in spying

Speaking before the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, England defence coach John Mitchell says he "doesn't see any advantage" in opponents spying.
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All Blacks prepare for kicking shootout if England semi-final ends level

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is leaving nothing to chance in the World Cup semi-final against England, even the unlikely event of a kicking contest to decide the game.
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South Africa 26-3 Japan: Springboks through to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

South Africa end Japan's dream World Cup run to reach the semi-finals with a bruising win against the hosts.
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England forward Billy Vunipola 'very likely' to face Australia in World Cup quarter-final

England number eight Billy Vunipola is making good progress as he targets a return from injury in the World Cup quarter-final against Australia.
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Cricket World Cup final drama never to be repeated after ICC super over change

England's extraordinary win over New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup final will never be repeated after the boundary countback rule is abolished in ICC events.
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'We've got no issue with it' - England coach Jones on cancellation

Head coach Eddie Jones says England are upset by the cancellation of their World Cup match against France but back World Rugby's decision.
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Head coach Eddie Jones says England are upset by the cancellation of their World Cup match against France but back World Rugby's decision.
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Jack Nowell: England winger 'touch and go' for 2019 World Cup - Rob Baxter

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Scotland avenge Nice rout to beat France at Murrayfield

Scotland avenge last week's rout in Nice with a battling World Cup warm-up victory over France at Murrayfield.
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Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up
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An experimental Ireland side score five tries to see off Italy in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match in Dublin.
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England are embarrassingly bowled out for 85 by a brilliant Ireland on their return to Test cricket 10 days after winning the World Cup.
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New Zealand stun holders and 11-time champions Australia to win by a single goal in the 2019 Netball World Cup final in Liverpool.
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