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India beat Bangladesh by one run in nail biter

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BENGALURU (Reuters): Host India snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a dramatic one-run win over Bangladesh on Wednesday. Bangladesh, chasing 147 for victory in the Group Two match, needed 11 runs off the last over bowled by seamer Hardik Pandya and made the perfect start as Mushfiqur ...

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It’s been Indian batting vs Pakistani bowling since the last 60 years: Shahid Afridi

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REUTERS It has traditionally been a battle between India’s batting and Pakistan’s bowling whenever the arch-rivals have met on a cricket field and Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi reckons the trend will continue in their World Twenty20 contest on Saturday. Pakistan were the last team to land in India, putting aside safety concerns that led to the switching of their match ...

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India makes ‘public guarantee’ of security for Pakistan teams during World T20

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ABDUL GHAFFAR —DAWN.com KARACHI: A possible pull out of the Pakistan cricket team from the ICC World T20 is off the cards after the Indian government on Friday issued a “public guarantee” of security to Shahid Afridi’s side during for their match in Kolkata. The breakthrough comes as Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, assured ...

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