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New Zealand beat Scotland by three wickets NELSON: New Zealand laboured to a three-wicket victory over Scotland on Tuesday to register their second World Cup win in two matches.Chasing just 143 to win the Pool A clash at University Oval in Dunedin, the Black Caps reached their target in the 25th over.Earlier, Scotland were all out for 142 after being sent into bat and were reduced to 12 for four at one stage.Matt Machan top-scored with 56 and Richie Berrington contributed 50, while Corey Anderson and Dan Vettori took three wickets apiece for co-hosts New Zealand.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

New Zealand v Scotland scoreboard DUNEDIN: Final scoreboard in the World Cup Pool A match between New Zealand and Scotland at University Oval on Tuesday:ScotlandK.Coetzer c Elliott b Southee 1C.MacLeod lbw b Boult 0H.Gardiner lbw b Boult 0M.Machan c McCullum b Anderson 56P.Mommsen lbw b Southee 0R.Berrington c Milne b Anderson 50M.Cross c Ronchi b Anderson 14J.Davey not out 11R.Taylor st Ronchi b Vettori 4M.Haq c Taylor b Vettori 0I.Wardlaw lbw b Vettori 0Extras: (b1, w5) 6Total (all out, 36.2 ...
Dhoni did favoritism in selecting Indian squad? The Former Indian fast bowler Yograj Singh thinks that Dhoni did favoritism in selecting the Indian squad for World Cup. According to Yograj Singh, Dhoni didn’t really like his son so he closed the doors for him to enter the squad.Yograj Singh claims that due to poor relations of Dhoni with Yuvraj Singh, he (Dhoni) chose Ravindra Jadeja instead of his son. He said, “If he (Dhoni) is having issues with my son, I really ...
Shoaib Akhtar reacts on care-free attitude of Pakistani team Pakistan’s former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar advised Misbah-ul-Haq to behave strongly with the teammates. As during Pak-India clash he finds that players were not serious, they should have been backed by Misbah-ul-Haq to chase against India.“Look at Ahmed Shehzad. He has now been around for three to four years and what was he trying to do. I would dare him to show this same irresponsible attitude if Imran Khan was captain, he would have been ...
Sammy, Mooney fined for swearing NELSON: West Indies batsman Darren Sammy and Ireland bowler John Mooney were both fined 30 percent of their match fees for swearing during Monday's World Cup clash in Nelson.Sammy was heard on television screens using inappropriate words after playing a shot in the 34th over of the West Indies innings.Mooney swore several times when a fielder dropped a catch in the 45th over at Saxton Oval.They were fined under the International Cricket Council's code of ...
Misbah explains Pakistan defeat against India Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq admitted that they were under pressure while facing their opponents India on Sunday, as they were working to wipe out the loser tag from their country.Misbah-ul-Haq recent captain of Pakistan handled the situation of the match pretty well. He was well stable and patient and tried his level best to chase the total score of 300 runs."I think we could not really manage to score, our batsmen could not really convert their ...
Angry Sammy tells West Indies to shape up or else NELSON: West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy made no secret of his feelings following Monday's shattering World Cup defeat by Ireland, telling his team-mates they could not afford a repeat performance."If we continue to play like that we won't be here for long for sure," the former West Indies skipper said, blaming a poor bowling performance for losing their Pool B opener -- a match he believed his side should have won.Sammy wore his heart on ...


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