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Wahab, Amir, Asif Ali included in World Cup squad

Junaid Khan, Faheem Ashraf and Abid Ali have been dropped from the provisional squad

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Bereaved Asif Ali to play in World Cup

He lost his 19-month-old daughter to illness, but is expected to join the team in time for the warm-up matches

Archive: Mohammad Amir - rise of a fallen hero

A tale of two Amirs - before and after the five-year ban


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Adair's caught and bowled seals Ireland's win

Mark Adair took a sharp return catch to dismiss Mujeeb Ur Rahman


Rashid Khan caught chasing another big hit


O'Brien finds an edge to end Nabi's resistance


Nabi shows some fight with back-to-back sixes


Murtagh bounces out Rahmat

He's surprised by the zip on the delivery as well as he top-edges one straight to midwicket. Afghanistan are in a hint of trouble


Murtagh traps Shahzad early

Dot-ball pressure has consumed Shahzad, and this is a beauty from Murtagh!


Stirling sends a short ball for 6

Too short and sat up, Stirling rocked back and hammered a pull shot over deep midwicket


Porterfield's innings ends with mistimed sweep

Went for the slog sweep, and ended up top-edging it, one short of a century stand. What a big disappointment


Gulbadin Naib gets the dangerous Stirling

The captain strikes! Cramped for room as he shapes to pull, top-edges this straight to mid-on


World Cup 2019

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Zampa keen to continue dual spin threat with Lyon

Despite Australia's battery of quicks, the legspinner believes the two slow men can play a vital role together in the World Cup

Ireland v Afghanistan

1st ODI, Belfast

Exclusive: 'Trying to make sure captaincy change will not impact World Cup preparation'

Set to end his tenure as Afghanistan coach after the World Cup, Phil Simmons talks about his 18-month journey with the team

Adair, Rankin, Stirling topple Afghanistan

After going winless in the tri-series against West Indies and Bangladesh, Ireland secured their first victory of the summer

Phil Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after World Cup

The former West Indies opener has chosen not to extend his contract, and believes it is time for him to move on from the post

England v Pakistan

5th ODI, Headingley

Woakes five-for seals 4-0 series win for England

Sarfaraz and Babar battle for Pakistan, but sharp fielding seals contest

'Every squad member should expect to play' - Morgan

Length of tournament, and nature of injuries, means that players who miss cut should not give up hope of involvement, says skipper

Dobell: Final scramble for England's World Cup 15

England's squad candidates have done all they can, now it's over to the selectors to make one of the toughest calls ever

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What Bangladesh and WI can take from Ireland tri-series to WC

The likes of Mosaddek Hossain and Soumya Sarkar stand up for Bangladesh as WI look to fix fielding woes

Dwayne Bravo, Pollard among West Indies' World Cup reserves

The reserves also include Ambris and Reifer, who will join the main 15-man squad in a training camp in Southampton from May 19 to 23

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India's quicks have both skills and pace - Shami

The fast bowler says he never lost belief in his white-ball ability even when he lost his place in the ODI side

'Bowling going to play very big role in World Cup' - Dravid

Former captain says India "lucky" to have bowlers who can take wickets in middle overs in what he expects to be a high-scoring tournament

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