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West Indies – Cricket World Cup 2019

West Indies – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction If the 15 men selected to play for West Indies live up to their potential, it’ll be one of the strongest teams out there. The squad is filled with players who are known for their exploits and players who come on the back of strings of exciting performances in ODI cricket. It’s just a …

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Srilanka – Cricket World Cup 2019

Srilanka – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction Srilanka is anything but in contention for a top 4 spot in this World Cup, and their squad doesn’t paint a happy picture, at least not on paper. Not being a critic here but just giving my honest analysis. Introduction SWOT Roster Schedule Mihir’s SWOT Analysis strengths This particular strength of Srilanka is derived …

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South Africa – Cricket World Cup 2019

South Africa – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction I promise I’ll be one of the few people who won’t call call this team “chokers”. South Africa’s bowling lineup is impeccable and its batting shows a lot of promise. An array of quality all-rounders also helps its case. Introduction SWOT Roster Schedule Mihir’s SWOT Analysis strengths A good all-round squad with majority of …

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Pakistan – Cricket World Cup 2019

Pakistan – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction If you look at Pakistan’s 15-man squad, you can easily determine that Pakistan has as many as 5 allrounders but lack someone you’d call a “genuine all-rounder”. It isn’t a problem if the lower middle-order batsman and bowlers compensate for that void but even that doesn’t seem to be the case for Pakistan. Such …

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NewZealand – Cricket World Cup 2019

NewZealand – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction NewZealand, as a team, always fly under the radar, coming into every world tournament. I don’t know if they actively do that or it just happens to them. Any way, those who can see it will surely say that NewZealand is a string team and they have managed to pick a team which will …

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England – Cricket World Cup 2019

England – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction Well, wouldn’t you like to be Eoin Morgan! A well-settled opening pair, a solid middle-order, an array of quality All Rounders, arguably the best ODI spinner in the world currently and more than handy crop of fast bowlers. The cherry on this cake – World Cup is in your backyard. The chocolate sauce on …

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Bangladesh – Cricket World Cup 2019

Bangladesh – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction Bangladesh have what many teams look for prior to a World Cup – stability in the playing XI composition. With all their available, possibly for the last time in a World Cup, they have gone as far as to say that they are here to win the World Cup in 2019. I’ll surely be …

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Australia – Cricket World Cup 2019

Australia – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction I for one have been surprised bye Australia’s resurgence in recent ODIs, opponents . I won’t lie, I was expecting a prolonged psychological dent into the Australian outfit with a slow resurgence but this has taken me by surprise. This has forced me to re-evaluate my stance on Australia for this World Cup. Introduction …

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Afghanistan – Cricket World Cup 2019

Afghanistan – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction At the face of it, Afghanistan seems like a well-balanced team integrated by the isolated strengths in the various departments. To further elaborate that, take for example Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rahman; both excellent spinners on their own but in , one doesn’t get a feeling of say Trent Boult and Tim Southee …

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