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Photo of the Day: A Patriotic Tiger in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Photos: India Bids Adieu to 'Master Blaster,' 'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar reacts after scoring his hundred century during the one-day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka on March 16, 2012. (Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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As India's iconic cricketer takes leave of the sport, Asia Society looks back on a glorious career.

Photo of the Day: Diehard Fanfare in Sri Lanka

A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
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A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

The Cricket Verdicts: Pakistan, and the World, React

Former Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt (L), Mohammad Asif (C), and Mohammad Aamer (R) have been found guilty of match-fixing. (Carl Court /AFP/Getty Images)
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It's a scandal that has damaged the reputation of Pakistani cricket and rocked the international sport. In a London courtroom yesterday, former captain Salman Butt and fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir were convicted for corruption after being found guilty of plotting to cheat and take bribes to fix a match against England last summer.

India vs. Pakistan: 'Cricket Diplomacy at its Best'

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (L) speaks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India during the 2011 ICC World Cup on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India. (Raveendran-Pool/Getty Images)
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Could a sporting event could jump-start a stalled peace process?

Video: India vs. Pakistan Means 'Cricket Commotion'

Lifestyle On Wednesday, fierce rivals India and Pakistan will battle it out in the semifinals of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Cricket World Cup: An Unlikely Vote for the Men in Green

Ramachandra Guha at Asia Society New York on March 25, 2011.
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Pakistan's World Cup cricket team drew support from an unexpected source here at the Asia Society last Friday, when eminent Indian historian Ramachandra Guha explained to Christopher Lydon why he's rooting for Pakistan in the March 30 World Cup semifinal.

In the following clip, Guha genially explains to Lydon, "I am not a jingoist .... I want Pakistan to win for two reasons. One is a negative reason and one is a positive reason."

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Photo of the Day: In Guangzhou, Diving to Save the Game

Yu Miao of China stops the ball from reaching the boundary during the women's group pool
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A cricket match against China at the Guanggong cricket stadium in Guangzhou at the 16th Asian Games on November 15, 2010.

Pakistani Cricket's Dirty Deal

Pakistani cricket fans pose with a donkey as they shout slogans against national cricket team players involved in a match fixing scandal during a protest in Lahore on August 30, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle Pakistan's cricketing scandal has taken the international sport by storm as being one of the most sensational to date.

Photo of the Day: Pakistani Cricketers Caught Amid Match-Fixing Probe

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Pakistan selector Shafqat Rana (R) talks to Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed as he reads a newspaper with wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal (L) during day four of the fourth Test match between England and Pakistan at Lord's on August 29, 2010 in London, England. (Tom Shaw/Getty Images)