Kumar Sangakkara became the first batsman to hit four successive centuries in one-day internationals to help Sri Lanka wrap up their World Cup pool campaign with a 148-run romp over Scotland at Bellerive Oval.
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India took apart a diligent but limited Ireland attack to sweep to an untroubled eight-wicket victory at Seddon Park which confirmed they will top Pool B in the cricket World Cup.
Paceman Trent Boult says there is plenty of motivation in the Black Caps camp to finish off their cricket World Cup pool programme in style.
Change might be forced upon the New Zealand team for their final group A game against Bangladesh in Hamilton on Friday.
Pakistan made a winning return last night to the venue where they defeated New Zealand in their 1992 cricket World Cup semi-final before going on to win the tournament for the first and only time.
New Zealand eased their way to a fifth straight World Cup win, beating Afghanistan by six wickets at a sun-drenched McLean Park today.
As they hunkered down in their Napier bolthole preparing to face Afghanistan, New Zealand could have done worse than to advance scout the clash at Eden Park between South Africa and Pakistan.
South Africa recalled all-rounder JP Duminy after his recovery from injury in place of Farhaan Behardien for their cricket World Cup Pool B match against Pakistan at Eden Park.
New Zealand accomplished some of the goals it had set for its match against Afghanistan, although perhaps not in the order it would have wanted.
Glenn Maxwell battered Sri Lanka's attack in record-breaking fashion on Sunday, powering Australia to a 64-run win at the SCG.
It's like waiting at a railway station; you know the train's on its way, but you can't see it coming around the bend.
Pakistan's true worth as a top flight international cricket nation will be on show at Eden Park tomorrow.
Shane Watson's spectacular decline as Australia's premier all-rounder has not yet robbed him of his self-belief and the 33-year-old blond is still hopeful of making a comeback in the World Cup team.
Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh's first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday.
The Black Caps' World Cup match against Australia at Eden Park tomorrow is being billed as the biggest game between the nations in decades. Cricket writer Adrian Seconi looks at some key factors which may influence the outcome.
New Zealand played four, won four, are top of their group and sailing along nicely towards the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington this month.
Shane Watson felt the full force of the axe as sparkling knocks from David Warner and Glenn Maxwell lifted Australia to a record 275-run World Cup win over Afghanistan at the WACA Ground.
Ahmed Shehzad anchored Pakistan's innings and his bowlers then ensured UAE never seriously challenged it as their World Cup hopes continued for another day after a 129-run victory at McLean Park.