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Watch: The Cricket World Cup Served Up One Of The Greatest Chokes In Sporting History Today

Watch: The Cricket World Cup Served Up One Of The Greatest Chokes In Sporting History Today
By Gavin Cooney

Bangladesh met India in the Cricket World Cup this afternoon and missed out on the chance to consign the hosts to a second defeat of the tournament as a result of an absolutely extraordinary collapse. Bangladesh required just two runs off the final three balls to ensure victory, but proceeded to lose three consecutive wickets to allow India escape with victory.

The result means that Bangladesh cannot progress through the group stage to the semi-finals. Watch the Bangladesh batsmen choke below:

Incredibly, Bangladesh were 1/100 on to beat India with three balls remaining, and yet they collapsed.

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Astonishing. You know it's a choke when the New Zealand media call it one, as the New Zealand Herald did here:

New Zealand certainly know something about World Cup chokes.

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