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  • Australia hit highest World Cup score in history

    Australia hit highest World Cup score in history

    AFP News - 16 minutes ago
    Australia hit highest World Cup score in history

    Merciless Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history Wednesday when they piled-up 417-6 against Afghanistan while Pakistan continued their revival with a 129-run win over the UAE. At the WACA in Perth, four-time champions Australia went past the previous World Cup best of 413-5 made by India against Bermuda in 2007. It was also the third 400-plus total in the last six days after South Africa twice went through the barrier -- 408-5 against the West Indies and 411-4 in the …

  • British Masters returns, top English players rotate as host

    British Masters returns, top English players rotate as host

    Associated Press - 18 minutes ago
    British Masters returns, top English players rotate as host

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) โ€” Four of England's top golfers will take turns hosting the British Masters when the event returns to the European Tour schedule this year. …

  • Warner scores 178  for Australia after batting 1st at WCup

    Warner scores 178 for Australia after batting 1st at WCup

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    Warner scores 178  for Australia after batting 1st at WCup

    PERTH, Australia (AP) โ€” Opener David Warner smashed a career-best 178 runs and shared a record 260 runs with Steve Smith (95) to propel Australia to a World Cup-record 417-6 after being asked to bat by Afghanistan in a Pool A match at the WACA ground on Wednesday. …

  • Irfan injury not serious, says Pakistan coach Waqar

    Irfan injury not serious, says Pakistan coach Waqar

    AFP News - 20 minutes ago
    Irfan injury not serious, says Pakistan coach Waqar

    Pakistan coach Waqar Younis erased doubts over the fitness of spearhead Mohammad Irfan who was injured during the World Cup 129-run win over the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday. "Irfan will be fine in the next couple of days and will play against South Africa." Irfan, the tallest ever cricketer at 7 feet, one inch, managed to bowl just three overs and hurt his hip in the field on Wednesday. He will be key in Pakistan's crunch game against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday. …

  • Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills 1, traps dozens

    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills 1, traps dozens

    Associated Press - 26 minutes ago
    Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills 1, traps dozens

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) โ€” An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing one miner and trapping over 30 others underground, rebel and government officials said. …