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Hard to explain what happened: Graeme Smith

Mirpur, Mar 26 Despondent South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith was grappling to explain just why his team "choked" yet again in the World Cup knockouts but hoped it would recover soon enough to mount a strong challenge the next time
Upul TharangaLankan openers finish off Eng, take side to semis

Colombo, March 26: Sri Lanka's potent opening combination was all that was needed for the home side to romp home in their quarterfinal against England by 10 wickets with 63 balls to spare. Twin, unbeaten tons from Tillakaratne Dilshan (108*) and
Mendis trapped Swann in front for a duckLankan spinners limit Eng to 229/6 in World Cup QF

Colombo, March 26: Some tight bowling from the Lankans ensured that England post only a modest total of 229/6 in their quarterfinal match of the World Cup 2011. After a slow and unsteady start, the English batsmen built up some momentum
Eng recover slowly after early setbacks

Colombo, March 26: England's innings was moving along slowly at the halfway mark with the score at just 89/2 in 25 overs. Jonanthan Trott (30* off 47 balls) and Ravi Bopara (28* off 52 balls) were consilidating after a slow and
Andrew StraussEng win toss, opt to bat first vs Sri Lanka

Colombo, March 26: Sri Lanka may have the home advantage in their quarterfinal match-up against England, but it is the visitors who have won the all-important toss and not surprisingly have opted to bat first at the R Premadasa Stadium at
Team Sri LankaSL Vs Eng: What the stats say

Colombo, March 26: Facts and figures relating to the World Cup quarterfinal between Sri Lanka and England at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Saturday (Scorecard), (Ball by Ball), (Commentary).Head-to-head record: England lead 23-21In the World Cups: England lead 6-2In the sub-continent:
Pak, India teams' hotel turned into fortress

Chandigarh, Mar 26: The Pakistan cricket team has finally arrived in India amidst high security cover to play their 2011 World Cup semi-final match against their arch rivals on March 30 in Mohali.The Pakistan team reached Chandigarh on late Friday afternoon
Sachin TendulkarSachin won't reach 100x100s in WC: Afridi

Mohali, March 26: Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi is itching to go hammer and tongs at the Indian batsmen in Wednesday, March 30's semi-final encounter between the two sides. In so doing, he plans to stop batting maestro Sachin Tendular from reaching
Ricky PontingIndia will win World Cup: Ponting

Ahmedabad, March 26:India has what it takes to go ahead and become World Champions after a gap of 28 years, feels Australian captain Ricky Ponting after his side was handed a comprehensive defeat at the hands of the home side on
Team EnglandCan England block Lankan charge in QF?

Sri Lanka Vs EnglandStarting time: 2:30 pm ISTVenue: Colombo Colombo, March 26: England will no doubt be buoyant from the manner they have come back into the World Cup 2011, after teetering on the brink of elimination. It's that buoyancy
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