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T20 World Cup: Scotland win toss, elect to bat against PNG

Scotland made one change, bringing in Alasdair Evans in place of Safyaan Sharif in the playing XI. Papua New Guinea also had one change as they replaced Damien Ravu with Chad Soper in the line-up.

published : 2 hours ago

India looks to fix batting order in final T20 WC warm-up game Australia

Having made a stroke-filled 70 before retiring in the seven-wicket win over England, the young Ishan Kishan has also staked his claim for a place in the playing eleven.

published : 5 hours ago

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka eye second win in clash against Ireland

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka will be aware that a stiffer test awaits them when they square off against Ireland and that they can't afford any slip-ups.

published : 6 hours ago

Finger injury renders Liam Livingstone doubtful for England in T20 World Cup

Livingstone suffered the injury in the closing stages of England's seven-wicket defeat to India in the warm-up match in Dubai.

published : 7 hours ago

Warm-Up: Fluent KL Rahul seals opening slot, gutsy Ishan Kishan gives options as India beat England

The Indian team is pretty certain that Ravindra Jadeja and Varun Chakravarthy are the two spinners who will be in operation when the campaign starts.

published : 18 hours ago

Papua New Guinea: Village cricket to World Cup

Behind Papua New Guinea's rise as an Associate member, there is a strong local connect with cricket. With 300,000 kids playing the sport at the school level, interest is bound to increase

published : 18 hours ago

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka trump spirited Namibia by seven wickets to make winning start

Former champions Sri Lanka overcame initial hiccups to subdue an inexperienced yet spirited Namibia by seven wickets.

published : 18 hours ago

ICC World T20: Curtis Campher takes 4 in 4 as Ireland beat Netherlands by 7 wickets 

Ireland chased down the target with as many as 29 balls to spare at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

published : 23 hours ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Prithvi Shaw to be Mumbai captain Ajinkya Rahane's deputy

Flamboyant young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal and power-hitter Sarfaraz Khan along with hard-hitting all-rounder Shivam Dube have also been picked.

published : 18 Oct 2021

Ireland's Curtis Campher takes four wickets in four balls against Holland at T20 World Cup

Campher sent back Colin Ackermann (11), Ryan ten Doeschate (0) and Scott Edwards (0) for a hat-trick and then bowled and Roelof van der Merwe (0) in a sensational over in Abu Dhabi.

published : 18 Oct 2021

Abu Dhabi T10: Chris Gayle among 32 players featuring in ICC T20 World Cup get drafted

The Abu Dhabi T10 will be played in the UAE capital from November 19 to December 4, starting five days after the conclusion of the T20 World Cup.

published : 18 Oct 2021

ICC T20 World Cup: The unthinkable awaits Bangladesh if they fail to beat Oman 

Tournament co-hosts Oman, on the other hand, enjoyed a near-perfect start to their World Cup campaign with a 10-wicket rout of PNG.

published : 18 Oct 2021

Bandula Warnapura, first man to face a ball, score and lead Sri Lanka in Test cricket, passes away 

Warnapura had his right leg amputated earlier this month after being diagnosed with high sugar levels, which hindered his blood circulation, according to local media reports.

published : 18 Oct 2021

IPL was 'perfect' preparation for T20 World Cup: Australia's Josh Hazlewood

The 30-year-old returned to the IPL even as pace colleagues Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson opted out of the second leg of the lucrative league and remained at home.

published : 18 Oct 2021

Batting unit wasn't good enough: Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Mahmudullah on loss against Scotland

Scotland, who were 53/6 after 12 overs, fought back strongly to put up a challenging target of 141 for Bangladesh on the back of a 51-run stand between Chris Greaves and Mark Watt for the 7th wicket.

published : 18 Oct 2021