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Cricket World Cup Update

The cricket World Cup is underway. Among the African entrants: Kenya won its first match against Canada by seven wickets. Zimbabwe will face Ireland later today. South Africa will start things off against the Netherlands in a match they should win handily. The Proteas are one of the favorites, so most South African fans are torn between bombastic nationalistic pride and a sense of impending doom. You can find full coverage here.