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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

Shakib ruled out of T20 World Cup

Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the ongoing T20 World Cup due to a hamstring injury, confirmed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) through a press release today. The 34-year-old will not be taking part in Bangladesh's last two Super 12 clashes against South Africa and Australia on November 2 and 4 respectively. "Shakib sustained a left lower hamstring strain while fielding during the match against the West Indies. In clinical examination it was diagnosed as an injury of Grade 1 intensity. He is ruled out from participation in the last two matches of the tournament and

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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

Red-hot England demolish old foes Australia

England stood on the brink of the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup after Jos Buttler's batting pyrotechnics secured their comprehensive eight-wicket victory against Australia in a Group I match on Saturday. Buttler smashed an incendiary 71 not out off 32 balls as England, having bowled out Australia for a below-par 125, triumphed in 11.4 overs in the one-sided Super 12 contest. ngland stood on the brink of the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup after Jos Buttler's batting pyrotechnics secured their comprehensive eight-wicket victory against Australia in a Group I match on Saturday. Buttler smashed an incendiary 71 not

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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

India face New Zealand in ‘virtual quarter-final’

India captain Virat Kohli will be facing the most defining test of his captaincy career as he expects his men to be the proverbial "phoenix rising from the ashes" when they take on a street-smart New Zealand in a 'do-or-die' ICC T20 World Cup Super-12 game today. Having endured a nightmare last Sunday against Pakistan, a match that they would like to forget in a hurry, India have a lot of course correction to do against the Kiwis, more so in getting the roles assigned for the players right. New Zealand are also smarting from their defeat by Pakistan and

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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

T20 World Cup: Dominant Afghanistan thrash Namibia in Abu Dhabi for second win

A dominant display from Afghanistan saw them crush Namibia by 62 runs in the Men's T20 World Cup to boost their semi-final hopes. Chasing 161 after Afghanistan's imposing effort, Namibia limped to 98-9 from 20 overs. Opener Craig Williams' departure in the first over set the tone for the rest of the innings as Namibia failed to gain any momentum. Hamid Hassan, playing his first international T20 since 2016, took a brilliant 3-9 and fellow seamer Naveen-ul-Haq also shone with 3-26. Afghanistan, bouncing back from their defeat by Pakistan, continued to buck the trend of the tournament so far by choosing

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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

Five bowlers to watch at the Twenty20 World Cup

The following are five bowlers to watch at the Twenty20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman: MUSTAFIZUR RAHMAN (BANGLADESH) A master of The following are five bowlers to watch at the Twenty20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman: MUSTAFIZUR RAHMAN (BANGLADESH) A master of

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Cricket admin October 31, 2021

England signal title ambition after bowlers rout Windies

Eoin Morgan's England signalled their title aspiration with a comfortable six-wicket victory against defending champions West Indies in their Twenty20 World Cup opener on Saturday. Eoin Morgan's England signalled their title aspiration with a comfortable six-wicket victory against defending champions West Indies in their Twenty20 World Cup opener on Saturday.

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