CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s sports minister denied that he influenced the national cricket team to drop a white player and pick a black player in his place for the country’s World Cup semifinal match against New Zealand.
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Michael Clarke raised his bat to acknowledge the massive crowd, and nodded to a fallen teammate he credited for inspiring Australia’s run to a fifth World Cup title that culminated with an emphatic win over New Zealand.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Cricket World Cup came to an end an amid a carnival atmosphere as supporters for co-hosts Australia and New Zealand made up a raucous, record crowd for the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Cricket World Cup final on Sunday will feature the tournament co-hosts and traditional sports rivals Australia and New Zealand. The Australians have won four World Cup titles from six previous finals.