World Cup 2015 is fixed, says viral WhatsApp message

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While we are all watching ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and making our predictions, a WhatsApp message that has gone viral claims that the World Cup 2015 is fixed.

The most shocking fact about this WhatsApp message is that all the results of the World Cup 2015 matches so far have come true.

According to this message, hot-favourites New Zealand, will not win the tournament and India will beat New Zealand in the first quarter-final.

This message states that the second quarter-final will be played between Australia and Zimbabwe and Australia will defeat Zimbabwe. South Africa will beat England in the third quarterfinal and Sri Lanka will register their first World Cup victory against Pakistan by beating the 1992 champions in the fourth quarterfinal.

According to the message, India will not be able defend their World Cup title and will also go on to lose against South Africa and Zimbabwe. Now, all eyes will be on the big game between India and South Africa on Sunday. This message also states that India will beat New Zealand in the first quarterfinal, but will go down to Australia in the semifinal.

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The message claims that two Asian giants- India and Sri Lanka, won’t progress beyond the semifinals as they will be beaten by Australia and South Africa respectively.

The biggest claim of this message is that South Africa will defeat Australia in the final to lift their maiden World Cup trophy.

Now, this is a very big claim as ICC have been saying right from the start of the tournament that there will be zero tolerance towards corruption. If this message is true indeed, then all the work done by the International Cricket Council against the fixers will clearly come to naught.

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By The Cricket Lounge