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Bangladesh pull off second best run chase in Cricket World Cup history to defeat Scotland

By Nick Butler

Bangladesh battled hard to win with 11 balls to spare over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesBangladesh gained their second victory of the Cricket World Cup today in Nelson to boost their chances of reaching the quarter-finals, while Scotland bowed out after a valiant six-wicket loss.

Warner goes wild as Australia set highest score in Cricket World Cup history

By Nick Butler

Australia celebrate after their mammoth victory over Afghanistan ©AFP/Getty ImagesAustralia rewrote the record books by scoring the highest score in Cricket World Cup history during a mammoth 275-run victory over Afghanistan in Perth today.

Rampant South Africa emphatically end Irish winning streak at Cricket World Cup

By Nick Butler

Hashim Amla's innings was key in South Africa 201 run victory over Ireland ©AFP/Getty ImagesSouth Africa continued their sensational batting form today at the Cricket World Cup, amassing their second consecutive total in excess of 400 en route to a 201 run victory over Ireland in Canberra.

First-time hosts Egypt dominate Karate1 Premier League event

By Daniel Etchells

The latest event in the WKF Karate1 Premier League Series was dominated by hosts Egypt ©WKFEgypt marked its first-ever staging of a World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event by claiming six gold medals in Sharm-El Sheikh.

Pakistan see off brave Zimbabwe as Sri Lanka add to England's Cricket World Cup misery

By Michael Pavitt

Pakistan eventually saw off Zimbabwe in a dramatic match ©Getty ImagesPakistan overcame Zimbabwe in a thrilling climax to their Cricket World Cup Pool B match, to record their first win of the tournament in Brisbane, Australia.

Chinese Bowling Foundation launched in an attempt to boost sport's Olympic bid

By Liam Morgan

World Bowling are working with the Chinese Bowling Association and Brunswick Bowling in an attempt to drive their Olympic inclusion by improving the sport in ChinaWorld Bowling have joined forces with the Chinese Bowling Association and Brunswick Bowling to launch the Chinese Bowling Foundation (CBF) in an attempt to revive the sport there.

New Zealand win tense battle with Australia as India thrash United Arab Emirates at Cricket World Cup

By Liam Morgan

New Zealand booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals as they scraped to a narrow victory over Australia ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Cricket World Cup with a nervy one-wicket win over fellow co-hosts Australia in a thriller in Auckland.

Destructive De Villiers breaks world record with fastest ever 150 in Cricket World Cup win

By Nick Butler

AB De Villiers hit the fastest 150 in cricketing history against the West Indies ©AFP/Getty ImagesAB De Villiers produced one of the most sensational innings in cricket history today, hitting an unbeaten 162 from just 66 balls as his South African side crushed West Indies by a mammoth 257 runs in their latest World Cup match in Sydney.

Afghanistan fight back from brink of defeat to secure first Cricket World Cup victory

By Nick Butler

Afghanistan celebrate following their last ditch victory over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesAfghanistan staged a remarkable recovery to defeat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare to secure a first victory in Cricket World Cup history today in Dunedin.
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