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Cricket-Bangladesh hope to run through Scots by fielding first

March 5 - Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza firmly laid down the gauntlet to Scotland as his side seek to move within sight of a World Cup quarter-final place by choosing to field in their Pool A clash in Nelson on Thursday.

Cricket-World Cup Bangladesh v Scotland line-ups

March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Line-ups for the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Scotland on Thursday in Nelson, New Zealand Bangladesh won toss and decided to bowl Bangladesh: Anamul Haque, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed Scotland: Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod, Hamish Gardiner, Matt Machan, Preston Mommsen (capt), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Josh

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Cricket-Under-prepared Clarke basks in team glory

PERTH, March 4 - Glenn Maxwell's promotion against Afghanistan denied Michael Clarke some much-needed batting time but the Australia captain insisted he took the right decision that eventually led to the team's record-shattering 275-run victory on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Cricket-Australia crush Afghanistan with record score

* Afghanistan all out for 142 (Updates after Australia victory)

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UPDATE 1-Cricket-World Cup Australia v Afghanistan scoreboard

March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Scoreboard at close of play in the World Cup match between Australia and Afghanistan on Wednesday in Perth, Australia Australia Innings D. Warner c Nabi b S. Zadran 178 A. Finch c Mangal b D. Zadran 4 S. Smith c N. Zadran b S. Zadran 95 G. Maxwell c Nabi b D. Zadran 88 J. Faulkner b Hassan 7 M.

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UPDATE 1-Cricket-Australia v Afghanistan highlights

PERTH, March 4 - Latest from the cricket World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Afghanistan at the WACA, Perth on Wednesday.

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Cricket-Let us play at home to improve our game: Waqar

NAPIER, March 4 - Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council and other cricketing countries to return to playing matches in the strife-torn nation.

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FACTBOX-Cricket-Highest team totals in one-day internationals

PERTH, March 4 - Highest team totals in one-day internationals after Australia made 417-6 against Afghanistan on Wednesday, seventh overall and the biggest total in a World Cup match:

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Cricket-Warner, Maxwell power Australia to World Cup record total

PERTH, March 4 - David Warner's career-best 178 and Glenn Maxwell's 88-run blitz powered Australia to a record World Cup total of 417 for six wickets in a Pool A match against lowly Afghanistan at Perth on Wednesday.

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Cricket-We'll take the win but we need to get better - Waqar

NAPIER, March 4 - Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has seen this trajectory before.

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Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.

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