Fletcher misses India’s World Cup match against UAE

Fletcher was attending his father-in-law's funeral in Cape Town while India thrashed the United Arab Emirates

Fletcher was unable to watch India pummel the United Arab Emirates since he was attending his father-in-law’s funeral in Cape Town

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India head coach Duncan Fletcher was not present to watch his side dominate the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets since he travelled to Cape Town to attend his father-in-law’s funeral.

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Fiji make history by qualifying for first Under-19 World Cup

"This is the first time a team from Fiji cricket has made a World Cup so I am very proud of that achievement and my players"

“This is the first time a team from Fiji cricket has made a World Cup so I am very proud of that achievement and my players”

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Fiji have made history by qualifying for their first Under-19 World Cup after finishing unbeaten during the group stages of the East Asia-Pacific Under-19 Trophy in Blenheim, New Zealand.

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Bollinger signs two-year deal with Sydney Sixers

"The Sixers are a quality team and a quality side and they're always a team that's in the top three so it's good to be joining those guys and playing with them"

“The Sixers are a quality team and a quality side and they’re always a team that’s in the top three so it’s good to be joining those guys and playing with them”

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Australia left-arm pace bowler Doug Bollinger will represent the Sydney Sixers for the next two editions of the Big Bash League (BBL) after he signed a two-year contract.

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Thisara will be ‘be a major part of our squad’ in the World Cup, says Angelo Mathews

"We want him to improve day by day and he's been brilliant in this series"

“We want him to improve day by day and he’s been brilliant in this series”

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With the 2015 World Cup fast approaching, the demand for pace bowlers has never been higher since the tournament will be held in Australia and New Zealand, where the pitches are predominantly pace friendly.

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