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View Poll Results: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 winners
Afghanistan 1 0.38%
Australia 20 7.63%
Bangladesh 0 0%
India 136 51.91%
New Zealand 7 2.67%
Pakistan 3 1.15%
South Africa 4 1.53%
Sri Lanka 0 0%
England 74 28.24%
West Indies 17 6.49%
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Old 6th May 2019, 17:19   #46
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I very well remember the India Pakistan final few years back and how helpless Virat was in the face of fierce accurate bowling.
An India-Pak final in the world cup ? Can you tell us when this was ? The entire cricket world would go crazy if there were to be an India-Pak final in the world cup!

For the record, India has never lost a match to Pak in the world cups so far.
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An India-Pak final in the world cup ? Can you tell us when this was ? The entire cricket world would go crazy if there were to be an India-Pak final in the world cup!

For the record, India has never lost a match to Pak in the world cups so far.
Read it carefully. I did not mention World Cup. Cannot remember its a champions trophy or some tri series or Asia Cup. We had defeated Bangladesh in semis and lost to pakistan in finals, lethal fierce and accurate bowling. Bro read properly before jumping. England wickets are not chinnaswamy where as Geoff Boycott would say my Grandmother could hit a six.
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My predictions:

Semi Finals:

England
Australia
India
West Indies/NZ

Dark Horses: SA

Finals:

England
Australia

Winners:

England
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I predict England to win this time.
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I dont know how people are hoping that West Indies will make the semis, they're nothing more than a bunch of T20 specialists and it shows in both ODIs and Tests.
Agreed. They can cause an upset or two, although they played well against England at home. Gayle during IPL didn't field much in half the games & seeing Russell go about in the field i have my doubts if he'll last the entire tournament, seems as if his body is filled with niggles!
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Just look at the scores from the ongoing England - Pakistan series. If this continues, expect a couple of 400s.
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Just look at the scores from the ongoing England - Pakistan series. If this continues, expect a couple of 400s.
Absolute flat tracks capable of running few F1 cars coupled with flat track bullies and we have some crazy scores being scored.
Eng scored some 370 odd with 5 overs to spare!


At this rate they might sneak away with the cup.
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Just look at the scores from the ongoing England - Pakistan series. If this continues, expect a couple of 400s.
Typo: I meant to say expect a couple of 400s being chased down.


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At this rate they might sneak away with the cup.
Not that easy. This is a stat I read on twitter today (Source - @cricRohit)

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Most times 350+ ODI totals conceded since April 2015

10- ENG
7- PAK & SL
4- Aus, Ind, NZ & WI
2- Ban & SA
So, their bowling is negating the batting.

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An astrologer quoted some time back that India would not win this World Cup because of Virat Kohli's Birth Year.
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Chalo good... I hope we perform well... Our number 4 is iffy...
Pant would have been better than DK but now hoping DK performs exceptionally well, 'cos no other choice.
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What is the update on Kedar Jadhav's shoulder ?
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What is the update on Kedar Jadhav's shoulder ?
Some online sites are speculating that he may be ruled out. I don't know how authentic their sources of information are.
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Some online sites are speculating that he may be ruled out. I don't know how authentic their sources of information are.
Rayudu could have made it, but 'cos of his lackluster performance in IPL2019 and a couple of series before that & also 'cos of his loud mouth, Pant might get a call.
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England seems to be a strong contender, but my favourites are India and we have a strong team with a high probability of winning for the third time.
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What's going on in the Ind/Nz warm up match? Is this a preview of things to come? Tired IPL bodies throwing away their wickets? The ball might be swinging around, but is this the kind of firepower we have in our bags? This is meek surrender.
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