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South Africa national cricket team

Poor rain-rule

It was South Africa’s 1st World Cup & they needed 22 from 13 balls. Suddenly it rained & 10 minutes later, the side was left to score 21 off 1 ball, leaving their opponents winners & with an entry to the final.

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Pakistan national cricket team

Pakistan win WC

After a poor start to the Cricket World Cup 1992, where Pakistan were almost knocked out of the tournament, they went on to defeat England in the final to clinch their first ever World Cup win.

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South Africa national cricket team

SA ousted of 2003 WC

South Africa needed to win their last game to qualify for the next round of the cricket world cup 2003. And when rain stopped play after 45 overs, most thought that they had won the match. It was actually a tie.

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India national cricket team

India enter WC final

India beats Pakistan in the semi finals of the 2011 World Cup- It was the fifth World Cup game between India and Pakistan and for the fifth time in a row, India managed to get the better of their arch-rivals to enter their third ever World Cup final.

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Ravindra Jadeja

Jadeja smashes Waqar

For a long time when India batted in the 1996 WC QF against Pakistan, it looked like they would struggle to get to 250. Then, Jadeja smashed a 25-ball 45 to ensure that Pakistan were knocked out of the WC.

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India national cricket team

WC2007 upsets

Of all the cricket World Cups played so far, it was in 2007 that not only there were two big upsets but the results also meant that the two more fancied sides crashed out of the tournament in the first round.

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