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Afghanistan should have won against Australia in 2023 ODI WC: Usman Khawaja
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja "wasn't surprised" by Afghanistan's stunning win over Australia in the T20 World Cup Super Eight match and praised their strength as a team.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Shamsi lauds Markram's bowling after SA clinch semis berth
North Sound (Antigua), June 24 (IANS) Tabraiz Shamsi heaped praise on South African captain Aiden Markram’s bowling prowess, suggesting that the skipper should bowl more often following South Africa's crucial three-wicket victory over the West Indies.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'Kohli cops a lot of criticism, which is not right', feels Warner
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of the all-important Super Eight match against India in the T20 World Cup, Australia opener David Warner came in support of Virat Kohli and said the batter faces a lot of unnecessary criticism for his strike rate.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
Warner, Babar, Narine among other stars to light up GT20 Canada 2024
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Cricket superstars like David Warner, Babar Azam, Sunil Narine along with others set to light up the GT20 Canada 2024 edition with their participation.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/Sports,
Wasim Akram ‘hopes’ Indian team will travel to Pakistan for 2025 Champions Trophy
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The 2025 Champions Trophy is set to be held in Pakistan from February 19 to March 9 and seven countries will be participating in it. The seven countries include India, Australia, England, South Africa, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Afghanistan.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'It's on me to look after my game', says Buttler after unbeaten 83 vs WI
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 24 (IANS) England captain Jos Buttler clicked at the right time with an unbeaten 83 off 38 balls against the USA to guide his side to a thumping 10-wicket win in the Super Eight match of the T20 World Cup and also sealing a semifinal spot.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Adil Rashid’s great variations, control is as good as I have seen it, says Hussain
Bridgetown, June 24 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes leg-spinner Adil Rashid is currently at the top of his game in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, citing the great variations and control being as good as he’s ever seen.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Boys have been incredible, two steps away from title, says Bavuma on SA's entry into semis
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Temba Bavuma has lauded his team's performance saying they're "two big steps away" after securing the semifinal berth in the ongoing T20 World Cup. The Aiden Markram-led South Africa is unbeaten in the tournament with seven consecutive wins. They outclassed the USA, defending champions England and West Indies respectively in the Super Eight matches to top Group 2.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Adil Rashid’s great variations, control is as good as I have seen it, says Hussain
Bridgetown, June 24 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes leg-spinner Adil Rashid is currently at the top of his game in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, citing the great variations and control being as good as he’s ever seen.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Boys have been incredible, two steps away from title, says Bavuma on SA's entry into semis
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Temba Bavuma has lauded his team's performance saying they're "two big steps away" after securing the semifinal berth in the ongoing T20 World Cup. The Aiden Markram-led South Africa is unbeaten in the tournament with seven consecutive wins. They outclassed the USA, defending champions England and West Indies respectively in the Super Eight matches to top Group 2.
2024-06-24
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'Putting pressure on opposition matters in T20s', says Rohit on India's batting approach
North Sound (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) After securing a 50-run win over Bangladesh in their second Super Eight game of 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup, India skipper Rohit Sharma said his side’s batting approach of going hard from the word go and putting pressure on the opposition is what matters the most now.
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'Knew conditions well, tried to vary my pace & length', says Kuldeep
North Sound (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) After his superb 3-19 played a key role in India’s comprehensive 50-run win over Bangladesh in their second Super Eights game of 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup, left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav said he knew conditions well and was focused on varying his pace and length in outclassing batters.
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Viv Richards presents best fielding medal to SKY after India beat Bangladesh
North Sound (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) After India's 50-run win over Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup Super Eight match, West Indies great Sir Vivian Richards presented the fielder of the match medal to Suryakumar Yadav.
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'I can sleep better now', says Rashid after Afghanistan’s historic win over Australia
Kingstown, June 23 (IANS) Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan reckons he can sleep better now after his side beat Australia by 21 runs in their Super Eight game of T20 World Cup at the Arnos Vale Stadium on Sunday (as per IST).
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
Pakistan assistant coach Azhar Mahmood to pursue legal action over false accusations
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Following speculation going viral on social media which suggested that the families of players and the team’s coaching staff traveled with the team on Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) expenditure, assistant coach Azhar Mahmood has released a statement stating he will be "pursuing legal advice against those responsible for making these false allegations".
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Sehwag lashes at Shakib after defeat against India, says 'he needs to make way for youngsters'
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag criticised Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan's approach in the 197-run chase against India as they suffered a 50-run defeat in the T20 World Cup Super Eight clash on Saturday.
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
'So sad we can't see you all play in Australia': Khawaja hits back at CA after Afghanistan win
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Australia Test opener Usman Khawaja opposed Cricket Australia decision not to play bilateral series against Afghanistan after Rashid Khan-led side defeated Australia by 21-run in the Super Eight match of the T20 World Cup on Sunday.
2024-06-23
Category: Cricket/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Hope, Chase dominate USA to set nine-wicket victory for WI
Bridgetown, June 22 (IANS) West Indies showcased their formidable strength against the USA, cruising to a comprehensive nine-wicket victory with 55 balls to spare in the T20 World Cup at Kensington Oval.
2024-06-22
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Kyle Mayers replaces injured Brandon King in West Indies squad
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 22 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved Kyle Mayers as a replacement player in the West Indies squad ahead of their match against co-hosts United States of America (USA) in the Super Eight stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Saturday (IST time).
2024-06-22
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: SA skipper Markram praises bowlers and de Kock after impressive win against England
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 22 (IANS) After South Africa continued their impressive run at the T20 World Cup 2024, securing a hard-fought seven-run victory over England at Darren Sammy Stadium on Friday, skipper Markram lauded Quinton de Kock for scintillating innings of 65 from 38 balls, which South Africa captain Aiden Markram hailed as the defining factor in the team's victory.
2024-06-22
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Harbhajan backs Indian team to bring title home, says 'boys are in great touch'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh has backed the Rohit Sharma-led side to lift the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup and credited them for their consistent performance in the tournament so far. India are unbeaten in the tournament with four wins in five games as their final group-stage encounter against Canada was abandoned due to rain in Florida. India continued their momentum in the Super Eight stage with a convincing 47-run win over Afghanistan in Barbados.
2024-06-22
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Navjot Singh Sidhu roots for Indian team in poetic style ahead of Bangladesh clash
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former India cricketer and commentator Navjot Singh Sidhu has expressed his support for the Rohit Sharma-led side, in his inimitable poetic style, ahead of their Super Eight match against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup. India will take on Bangladesh in their Super Eight match at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Saturday. Ahead of the crucial encounter, Sidhu posted a short video on his 'X' account showing undying support for the side.
2024-06-22
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Suryakumar and Bumrah propel India to a clinical 47-run win over Afghanistan (ld)
Bridgetown, June 21 (IANS) Top-ranked batter Suryakumar Yadav made an impressive 53 off 28 balls, while in-form Jasprit Bumrah led a relentless bowling show through a stunning haul of 3-7 as India maintained their unbeaten run in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup with a clinical 47-run win over Afghanistan in their first Super Eight match at the Kensington Oval on Thursday.
2024-06-21
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Cummins enters record books with hat-trick as Australia beat Bangladesh in rain-hit Super 8 clash
North Sound (Antigua), June 21 (IANS) Fast bowler Pat Cummins etched his name in the record books, becoming just the second Australian to claim a hat-trick in T20 World Cup match during his team's victory over Bangladesh in the Super 8 clash on Friday (according to IST) at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
2024-06-21
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Rohit credits Suryakumar-Hardik 'critical partnership' for win over Afghanistan
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 21 (IANS) India captain Rohit Sharma credited a 60-run partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya after registering a 47-run win over Afghanistan in the Super Eight clash at T20 World Cup on Thursday.
2024-06-21
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Would be nice to see Rohit & Virat put together a really good partnership, says Robin Singh
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) For India’s swashbuckling batters, the USA phase of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup saw them majorly struggle to get going. But with a change in conditions as Super Eights arrive in the West Indies, former India all-rounder Robin Singh said it would be nice to see captain Rohit Sharma and talismanic Virat Kohli put together a good opening partnership.
2024-06-20
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Powell feels WI were '15-20 runs' short against England
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 20 (IANS) West Indies captain Rovman Powell lamented missed opportunities and straying from their plans as his side suffered an eight-wicket defeat against England in their Super Eight match at the T20 World Cup 2024 in Gros Islet.
2024-06-20
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Kuldeep's inclusion against Afghanistan will depend on pitch, says Manjrekar
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Ahead of India's Super Eight clash against Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup, there have been calls for Kuldeep Yadav's inclusion for Thursday's fixture in Barbados but former batter Sanjay Manjrekar feels that spinner's chance will purely depend on the conditions of the pitch.
2024-06-20
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
'Never gave up on the field': Sachin, Gambhir, Sehwag condole David Johnson's demise
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Veteran India cricketers including legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, and Virender Sehwag have condoled the demise of former India pacer David Johnson, who passed away on Thursday in Bengaluru at the age of 52.
2024-06-20
Category: Cricket/Sports,
T20 World Cup: England expecting to deal with 'cauldron' of environment against WI, says Topley
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19 (IANS) England’s left-arm fast-bowler Reece Topley said the side is bracing itself to deal with a 'cauldron'of an atmosphere during their highly-anticipated T20 World Cup Super Eight clash against co-hosts West Indies at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.
2024-06-19
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'Middle-overs bowling & Noor's spell', Rashid points out positives in huge loss to Windies
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS) Afghanistan's star spinner Rashid Khan remained composed despite a huge 104-run defeat to the West Indies. He highlighted the team's effective middle-over bowling and Noor Ahmed's economical spell as positives from the loss as his side prepares for the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup.
2024-06-18
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: This is India's 'one of all-time great' bowling attack, opines Piyush Chawla
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India's all-round performance in the ongoing T20 World Cup is earning them praise from all quarters with former India spinner Piyush Chawla calling the current bowling line-up "one of all-time great" as they prepare for the Super Eight challenge.
2024-06-18
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
BCCI to interview Gambhir for head coach role in Mumbai around 2pm: Sources
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir is set to appear for an interview for the men's cricket team head coach position in Mumbai with BCCI secretary Jay Shah and other officials, say sources.
2024-06-18
Category: Cricket/Sports,
Yuvraj wishes luck to Indian deaf cricket team for England T20Is
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has shared a morale-boosting message to the Indian deaf cricket team ahead of their T20I series opener against England in The County Ground, Derby on Tuesday.
2024-06-18
Category: Cricket/Sports,
Babar among six players to holiday in London after T20 World Cup exit: Report
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam and five other players including Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, and Azam Khan have decided to spend their holidays in London before returning to Pakistan after their disastrous T20 World Cup campaign.
2024-06-17
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'We batted well in powerplay', says SL skipper Hasaranga after win over Netherlands
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Wanindu Hasaranga has credited his batters after an emphatic 83-run win against the Netherlands in their final group stage match in the T20 World Cup.
2024-06-17
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: With so much power, anything is possible in the last 7-8 overs, says Travis Head
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS) Men’s T20 World Cup with a clean slate through a five-wicket win over Scotland, Australia’s left-handed opener Travis Head believes with a lot of firepower in their middle-order, anything is bound to happen during the last seven to eight overs of their innings.
2024-06-17
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Hazlewood's eliminating England remark 'blown out of proportion by...', says Starc
Gros Islet, June 16 (IANS) After Australia ended their Group B matches in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup with a five-wicket win over Scotland, fast-bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc insisted that Josh Hazlewood saying about eliminating England was in their best interest was a throwaway line which the media blew out of proportion.
2024-06-16
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
Mandhana becomes second Indian woman to score 7000 international runs
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) In a significant milestone, India opener Smriti Mandhana crossed the 7000-run mark in international cricket during the first ODI against South Africa at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.
2024-06-16
Category: Cricket/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'We'll rest and play again', Williamson after clinching first win vs Uganda
Tarouba (Trinidad), June 15 (IANS) New Zealand have finally registered their first of the T20 World Cup after crushing Uganda by nine wickets in Group C. Skipper Kane Williamson praised his team's clinical performance against minnows African side and said they will rest and prepare for their final group stage clash against Papua New Guinea.
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Wade believes Australia are prepared for ‘spin heavy’ challenge in Super Eight
June 15 (IANS) Australia vice-captain Matthew Wade believes the side will encounter “a lot of spin challenge” in the Super Eight stage of the ongoing T20 World Cup.
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: ‘Definitely not the start we wanted in tournament’, Boult on NZ’s elimination
Tarouba (Trinidad), July 15 (IANS) Trent Boult described New Zealand’s elimination from the Super Eight stage of the ongoing T20 World Cup as “not the start we wanted” after the Kiwis wrapped up their penultimate match of the tournament with a resounding nine-wicket victory over Uganda.
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: 'It is the calm before the storm,' says Sanjay Bangar about Kohli's form
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Former India cricketer Sanjay Bangar feels Virat Kohli's dismal run in the ongoing T20 World Cup is not a worrying sign as it is the "calm before the storm".
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
Jemimah is fit and fine, playing ODIs a good opportunity to spend more time in the middle, says Harmanpreet
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) On the eve of the ODI series opener against South Africa at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said top-order batter Jemimah Rodrigues is fit and fine to play after missing the T20I tour of Bangladesh last month due to a back injury.
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
Jemimah is fit and fine, playing ODIs a good opportunity to spend more time in the middle, says Harmanpreet
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) On the eve of the ODI series opener against South Africa at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said top-order batter Jemimah Rodrigues is fit and fine to play after missing the T20I tour of Bangladesh last month due to a back injury.
2024-06-15
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Worked on my skills when I didn't get chance in IPL, reveals Farooqi
Tarouba, June 14 (IANS) Afghanistan’s left-arm fast-bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi said his superlative performances in the Men’s T20 World Cup have come due to him always working on improving his skills in the time he spent on the sidelines for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2024.
2024-06-14
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
'World Cup is about upsets', feels Yuvraj after NZ's exit from tournament
New York, June 14 (IANS) Former India star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is an ambassador of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, said the mega event is about upsets and no team can be taken for granted. He added that the race to Super Eight is getting interesting with multiple teams holding a chance to qualify for the next stage.
2024-06-14
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: Expect competitive scores to be posted in Super Eights, says Kagiso Rabada
Kingstown (St. Vincent), June 14 (IANS) South Africa’s fast-bowling spearhead Kagiso Rabada said he expects to see competitive scores in the Super Eight stage of the Men’s T20 World Cup, citing that pitches in the West Indian are more traditional as compared to the ones dished out in the USA.
2024-06-14
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup: We bowled in really good partnerships, says Rashid after 4-11 spell v Oman
North Sound (Antigua), June 14 (IANS) England spinner Adil Rashid, who scalped four wickets against Oman to seal a thumping eight-wicket win in the T20 World Cup, credited the bowling partnerships for bundling out the opponents on 47 in 13.2 overs.
2024-06-14
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,
T20 World Cup 2024: A big score is just around the corner for Kohli, says Bangar
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former India cricketer Sanjay Bangar said that Virat Kohli will soon end his streak of low scores in the ongoing T20 World Cup as the Men in Blue have shifted their base to Florida from New York.
2024-06-14
Category: Cricket/T20 World Cup 2024/Sports,