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Yuvraj scripts India’s big win

CHENNAI - Yuvraj Singh's all-round performance set up India's 80-run victory over West Indies in the final World Cup Group B match on Sunday. Chasing 269 for victory, opener Devon Smith's cultured 81 kept West Indies in the hunt but the two-time champions lost their last eight wickets for 34 runs to collapse for 188 in 43 overs.
The result meant India will face Australia in the quarter-finals while West Indies take on Group A winners Pakistan. Earlier, Yuvraj Singh (113) featured

Yuvraj lays to rest Ireland’s best-laid plans

BANGALORE - Yuvraj Singh put in a superb all-round display as India survived some anxious moments to post a five-wicket victory over a fighting Ireland in their World Cup match on Sunday. The part-time spinner bagged a maiden five-wicket haul to restrict Ireland to a modest 207 and then hit an unbeaten 50 to help his side achieve the target with four overs to spare in the day-night match in Bangalore. India were wobbling at 100-4 before Yuvraj and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (34)