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Maxwell posts record half-century

Glenn Maxwell smashes the fastest World Cup fifty by an Australian and the equal third fastest in tournament history, against Afghanistan in Perth.


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Australia post record World Cup score

A century to David Warner and fifties from Steven Smith and Glenn Maxwell has guided Australia to a World Cup record total against Afghanistan.


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Warner breaks Hayden's World Cup record

David Warner has posted the highest score by an Australian at a Cricket World Cup as he punished Afghanistan at the WACA Ground in Perth.


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David v Goliath at the WACA

Australia and Afghanistan have finished their preparations and it's now down to business for their Cricket World Cup clash at the WACA,


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Gilchrist watches on as Aussies prepare in Perth

Champion wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist was on hand at Australia's final hit out before their clash with Afghanistan at the WACA


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Faf, Amla blast Proteas to victory

Centuries to Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis have set up a huge win for South Africa over Ireland in their World Cup clash in Canberra


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Smith will be fine after knock, Clarke says

Steve Smith sent a brief scare through the Australian camp after being hit on his left hand by a ball at training on Tuesday in Perth, but he'll be OK to play Wednesday


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Life balance important for Under 19s: Chappell

Cricket Australia National Talent Manager Greg Chappell discusses the Under 19 program and why life balance is so important to the developing cricketers


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Faulkner available for Afghan clash

Australia allrounder James Faulkner says he's recovered from a side strain injury and is available for selection for Wednesday's match against Afghanistan


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Pakistan seal opening World Cup win

Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Irfan took four wickets apiece as Pakistan bowled their way to an opening World Cup victory


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Lakmal fined for Buttler beamers

Suranga Lakmal has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee after bowling two high full toss deliveries in Sri Lanka's win over England in Wellington


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Black Caps fans rally around Crowe

New Zealand fans at Eden Park told cricket.com.au why the legendary Martin Crowe's induction into the ICC Cricket Hall Of Fame was so important and deserved


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