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6.14am EDT 06:14 9th over: Australia 24-3 (Smith 2, Carey 8) Carey is fine to continue, and he crunches a cover-drive for four off Woakes. He has started really impressively. “The narrative for this game,” says Alex Netherton, “has been thrown into stark disarray.” Wait till you what it’s done to the tactics board. 6.07am …

8.33am EDT 08:33 33rd over: India 106-6 (Dhoni 14, Jadeja 9) Six runs! Neesham replaced Santner, and Jadeja clobbers him down the ground. The over ends with a bonus run, as the fielder’s throw hits the wicket with the batsmen having settled for a single and deflects far enough away to let them scamper another. …

8.57am EDT 08:57 6th over: South Africa 48-0 (Markram 25, de Kock 16) Jim Maxwell is on BBC radio. “This ground, if it didn’t have a boundary, the ball would roll into the North Sea.” Value for shots today. Aaron Finch turns to Nathan Lyon, hoping that spin will slow the South Africans, but Markram …

9.01am EDT 09:01 WICKET! Pakistan 288-6 (Wahab Riaz b Saifuddin 2) After Imad Wasim drives a sweet six over long-on, Wahab is cleaned up by an immaculate yorker from Saifuddin. Beautifully bowled. 8.58am EDT 08:58 The Spin The latest episode of our all-singing, occasionally dancing World Cup podcast is available. And while I’m disappointed they …

6.51am EDT 06:51 19th over: West Indies 82-1 (Lewis 48, Hope 25) Another tight over from Nabi, who has figures of 4-0-14-0. This is a decent spell for Afghanistan. “Given that the ‘spirit of cricket’ is an integral and important part of the laws of the game, if Bangladesh win the toss and elect to …

7.00am EDT 07:00 21st over: India 126-0 (Rahul 58, Rohit 64) Rohit swings at Rubel and doesn’t get all of him, carting high towards wide long on – the ball’s in the air a long time and Tamim doesn’t drop it. Any port in a storm. The batsmen run two, then Rahul nurdles one, and …

1.34pm EDT 13:34 45th over: West Indies 292-7 (Pooran 108, Cottrell 0) The job is far from done for Pooran and he knows it, hammering Udana’s short ball into the stands for SIX MORE! Ten off it keeps them with the rate, the equation now 47 from 30. Yes, he lost Allen during that over …

5.05am EDT 05:05 The teams Jason Roy and Liam Plunkett come in for James Vince and Moeen Ali. Eoin Morgan says Roy “is not a big risk”. India bring in the potentially devastating Rishabh Pant for Vijay Shankar, who has a toe niggle (sic). Virat Kohli says he would have batted first but that it’s …

11.37am EDT 11:37 44th over: Australia 202-6 (Khawaja 69, Cummins 1) What an over from Ferguson. He’s been fast and furious all day, but accurate too. Bowls a perfect bouncer that Khawaja has to evade, then a slower ball mistimed straight to the field, then another textbook bouncer. Ferguson has been right at the helmet …

7.16am EDT 07:16 Wicket! Afghan b Shadab 42, Afghanistan 121-4 There was a growing sense this was coming. Shadab turns one out of the back of the hand, it jags past Afghan and clips the edge off stump. Terrific bowling, and once again Afghanistan have lost a man when well set. 7.14am EDT 07:14 25th …