Day 23 of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup started with another upset win. South Africa succumbed to an impressive Pakistani bowling attack. Waqar Younis’ men now, have a quarterfinal spot in their reach after their third win in Pool B. As for South Africa the usual questions about their ability to manage a chase
Scotland were on the brink of causing the second upset of the tournament before the Kiwis scampered to a three wicket win. The Kiwis won the match, chasing a paltry target of 143. A solid start by the co-hosts was thrown away, as the middle order collapse raised serious questions about their batting unit. Trent
Corey Anderson hit a quick-fire 75 off 46 balls as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in their first fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
The Kiwis have a case for lifting the World Cup for the first time in their history in the upcoming edition. But a semifinal place seems to be a more realistic prediction given their recent form, squad balance and playing conditions.
Part 1 of this article on Cricket World Cup 2015 had pointed out the strengths and weaknesses of the two leading contenders of the Cup. In this article, we take a look at some of the other formidable teams who are likely to have a serious impact on proceedings of the next two months. New