On the field its very professional against Pakistan: Kohli

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"My answer is the same", Sarfraz said.

"I will be (keeping an eye on the World Cup)". The match will take place on June 16 at Old Trafford Ground in Manchester, a hub of South Indian community, which had witnessed the last time these two teams met in a World Cup game in England back in 1999.

"It's just another game you need to win as a team".

"When we won the Champions Trophy the way people supported us it was a moment of great joy".

"We all expect them to win the World Cup now", he said. These tweets ensure we'll be laughing all the way to the first match, which begins on May 30, and will pit South Africa against the host team, England.

Sarfraz said the team is passionate to win the tournament and have the potential to deliver in batting, bowling and fielding. "We will have to find a way to play well in all conditions", said Williamson.

Archer is England's X-factor: Kohli Virat Kohli said "world class" England fast bowler Jofra Archer can be the X factor that gives the Cricket World Cup hosts an additional edge in the tournament.

Bangladesh got a boost in the lead up to the World Cup by clinching a tri-series tournament in Ireland that included a stunning victory over the West Indies when Mosaddek Hossain struck five sixes in his 20-ball half century.

ENGLAND skipper Eoin Morgan gestures during the press conference.

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"Once the World Cup gets underway and for particularly games against England and further on after this tournament with the Ashes no doubt the crowd will play a part but that's expected".

"I think he's going to be their X-factor because he holds a skill set that's very different from anyone else".

"The way he's built, he's a great athlete and I'm sure the England team is delighted to have him as well, but he's going to be pretty exciting to watch in the World Cup".

"Having a tournament on the other side of the world where it's a different season and our domestic competition isn't going on is the nature of the beast", Williamson said. From what I've seen he has been really impressive.

Harbhajan, who has taken 417 Test wickets and 269 in ODIs, acknowledges that intense desire for success from the Indian public will bring its own pressures for Virat Kohli's squad.

"He's come in and performed exactly as he has been around the world", Morgansaid. These are the ten best teams in the world, it will be extraordinarily competitive and some quality cricket will be played so we are really looking forward to it. He's exciting. It's a huge opportunity, he's very young, very ambitious and confident.

Finch was asked about a report in the Daily Mirror that David Warner, back in the Australian ranks with Steve Smith following last year's sandpaper scandal, has requested extra security. It's called home advantage for a reason. "And it's more to do with the attitude of the players they think anything is possible". It's extremely exciting that he's at the start of his worldwide career and it happens to be at the start of a World Cup and also in an Ashes year'. They've been defeated by Pakistan in all the encounters the two sides have played at neutral venues.

May 24: Pakistan vs Afghanistan (Bristol).

The form of veterans Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga will be more crucial to Sri Lanka's hopes of qualifying for the semifinals.

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