Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni made no excuses for India's 95-run loss to Australia in the cricket World Cup semi-finals but said the fast bowlers could have done "slightly better" and Shikhar Dhawan should not have attempted a big shot when they were going smoothly.
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Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee termed the current Indian pace attack as the “fastest ever” to have emerged from the cricket-crazy nation, with Mohammed Shami being the “most impressive” among the trio in the World Cup.
Australia's plea for a gold rush of hometown support for Thursday's cricket World Cup semifinal is set to be washed away by a tsunami of patriotic Indians, who are out to turn the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) into a sea of blue.
India's leading fast bowler in the tournament Mohammed Shami on Monday took a break from training session as a part of the recovery process after bowling full tilt in the quarter-final match against Bangladesh in Melbourne last week.
Defending champions India is the favourite of bookies to win the cricket World Cup 2015, an ongoing investigation into illegal betting by Delhi Police has revealed.
Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha urged his players to enjoy the position they are at and not take any pressure when they face the mighty Indians in the second quarterfinal of the World Cup on Thursday.
A confident Indian football team will look to get the better of Nepal one more time as it faces the Himalayan nation in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup second leg preliminary qualifying game (round 1) on Tuesday.
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