Every match in the World Cup summed up in one line

Every match in the World Cup summed up in one line

These simple one liners will make it easy for fans to remember the entire tournament till the time we see the next edition-

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Match 1 (Eng vs SA): Stokes gets England off to a flier. Literally.

Match 2 (WI vs Pak): Windies pacers go retro, bounce Pakistan away.

Match 3 (NZ vs SL): Lockie locks Sri Lanka down.

Match 4 (Aus vs Afg): Warner returns in style in Australia’s demolition of Afghanistan.

Match 5 (Ban vs SA): Bangladesh begin with a bang, shock shaky South Africa.

Match 6 (Pak vs Eng): Pakistan stun England in a run fest.

Match 7 (SL vs Afg): Pradeep’s fiery spell gets Lanka off the mark.

Match 8 (Ind vs SA): Rohit’s patient century and Cha-Ku cut through the proteas.

Match 9 (NZ vs Ban): Taylor stitches up early collapse for the Kiwis.

Match 10 (Aus vs WI): Coulter-Nile’s spirited fight-back stuns West Indies.

Match 11 (Pak vs SL): Washout #1

Match 12 (Eng vs Ban): Roy blasts 153 as England power past Bangladesh.

Match 13 (NZ vs Afg): Kiwi pacers too hot for Afghanistan.

Match 14 (Ind vs Aus): Dhawan helps India pass Aussie test.

Match 15 (SA vs WI): Washout #2

Match 16: (Ban vs SL): Washout #3

Match 17: (Aus vs Pak): Warner hands Pakistan reality check.

Match 18: (Ind vs NZ): Washout #4

Match 19: (Eng vs WI): Root stars as versatile England breeze past West Indies.

Match 20: (Aus vs SL): Fiery Finch’s 153 too much for Sri Lanka.

Match 21: (SA vs Afg): Tahir rips Afghan batsmen to shreds.

Match 22: (Ind vs Pak): Rohit tees off as India romp to victory.

Match 23: (Ban vs WI): Shakib leads Bangladesh to victory in a successful chase of 321.

Match 24: (Eng vs Afg): Morgan explodes as Afghanistan remain winless.

Match 25: (NZ vs SA): Calm, calculated Kane holds his nerve as Kiwis win a thriller.

Match 26: (Aus vs Ban): Warner’s 166 blows Bangladesh away.

Match 27: (SL vs Eng): Malinga rolls back the years, stuns England.

Match 28: (Ind vs Afg): Shami’s hattrick Saves India from the jaws of defeat.

Match 29: (NZ vs WI): Brathwaite’s fighting century in vain as Williamson keeps the Kiwis flying.

Match 30: (Pak vs SA): Haris Sohail inspires Pakistan to an easy victory.

Match 31: (Ban vs Afg): All-round Shakib rocks Afghanistan.

Match 32: (Aus vs Eng): Finch, Behrendorff compile England’s misery.

Match 33: (Pak vs NZ): Babar hands New Zealand their first defeat.

Match 34: (Ind vs WI): Kohli and Shami star as India waltz to victory.

Match 35: (SA vs SL): South Africa finally touch form in a mauling of Sri Lanka.

Match 36: (Pak vs Afg): Imad Wasim the hero in a nail-biter.

Match 37: (Aus vs NZ): Starc shines as New Zealand collapse.

Match 38: (Eng vs Ind): Bairstow helps England get back on track.

Match 39: (SL vs WI): Avishka Fernando hogs the limelight with a stroke-filled century.

Match 40: (Ind vs Ban): India showcase their might against hapless Bangladesh.

Match 41: (Eng vs NZ): Bairtstow steals the show once more, puts England in semis.

Match 42: (WI vs Afg): Windies fight off spirited Afghanistan in a battle of pride.

Match 43: (Pak vs Ban): Shaheen, Imam help Pakistan end on a high.

Match 44: (Ind vs SL): Rohit re-writes record books as hungry India show no signs of Slowing.

Match 45: (SA vs Aus): Faf, Rassie prevent Aussies a top place finish.

Semi-final 1: (NZ vs Ind): India dance to the swinging tunes of Boult and Henry, suffer second consecutive semi-final exit.

Semi-final 2: (Eng vs Aus): Woakes wrecks the Aussies’ hopes of victory.

The Final: (Eng vs NZ): England finally break the deadlock, achieve their dream ending.

For a better summary, here’s a video uploaded by ICC to which captured the best moments of all tournament-

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