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It's probably biggest opportunity: PNG all-rounder Charles Amini on beating B'desh in T20 WC

It's probably biggest opportunity: PNG all-rounder Charles Amini on beating B'desh in T20 WC

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Despite defeats to Oman and Scotland so far in the ongoing T20 World Cup, Papua New Guinea (PNG) can still mathematically qualify for the Super 12s stage which gets underway on Saturday.PNG can reach the next stage if they beat Bangladesh and Oman lose, although ther...

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Manchester United owners pick bid documents for IPL franchise

Manchester United owners pick bid documents for IPL franchise

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is attracting attention of foreign investors as it gets ready to add two new franchises in the upcoming season.The Glazer family, which owns many sports properties including Manchester united, one of the world's most famous football clubs, has sh...

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Warm-up games suggest India 'hot favourites' to win T20 World Cup, says Vaughan

Warm-up games suggest India 'hot favourites' to win T20 World Cup, says Vaughan

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels India are "hot favourites" to win the ongoing T20 World Cup considering their performances in the warm-up games.Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma were the standout performers as India defeated Australia by eight...

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T20 WC: Bangladesh aiming to hit 'full throttle' against Papua New Guinea

T20 WC: Bangladesh aiming to hit 'full throttle' against Papua New Guinea

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Bangladesh will look to put all three phases of the game together and hit "full throttle" in the ongoing T20 World Cup when they face Papua New Guinea (PNG) with a place in the Super 12 on the line according to batting coach Ashwell Prince.Bangladesh suffered a surpr...

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IPL teams: Man United owners' interest maybe reason behind BCCI extending date for purchasing tender

IPL teams: Man United owners' interest maybe reason behind BCCI extending date for purchasing tender

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Manchester United owners showing interest to be a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) may be one of the reasons why the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on September 21 informed they have decided to extend the date for purchasing the Invitation to Tende...

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Setback for Australia as Georgia Wareham ruptures ACL

Setback for Australia as Georgia Wareham ruptures ACL

Hobart, Oct 21 (IANS) The Australia women's cricket team suffered a big blow ahead of the upcoming Ashes series against England and next year's ODI World Cup with star spinner Georgia Wareham rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during a Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) match here.Georgia wa...

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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh need to beat PNG with an eye on run rate

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh need to beat PNG with an eye on run rate

Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Having lost to Scotland in their opening match, Bangladesh's hopes of making it to the Super 12 round depend on putting together a comprehensive show against Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Oman Cricket Academy Ground on Thursday.Though Bangladesh had recovered from the...

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Promoting Hasaranga was a plan, says Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka after Ireland win

Promoting Hasaranga was a plan, says Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka after Ireland win

Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) With his top-order batsmen failing to fire in their ICC T20 World Cup match Ireland, Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka had to do something drastic as the islanders had slumped to a disastrous 8 for 3 and were looking like they may struggle to put even 100 on the board.Sri Lank...

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T20 WC: Ireland skipper Balbirnie hails 'huge asset' Josh Little ahead of crunch Namibia game

T20 WC: Ireland skipper Balbirnie hails 'huge asset' Josh Little ahead of crunch Namibia game

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Skipper Andrew Balbirnie believes bowler Josh Little could hold the key to Ireland's chances of reaching the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12s after he starred against Sri Lanka.Little returned career-best figures of four for 23 in Abu Dhabi, which featured two wick...

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Melbourne Renegades vice-captain Georgia Wareham out of WBBL due to knee injury

Melbourne Renegades vice-captain Georgia Wareham out of WBBL due to knee injury

Melbourne [Australia], October 21 (ANI): Australia bowler and Melbourne Renegades vice-captain Georgia Wareham will miss the remainder of Women's Big Bash League (BBL) due to a left knee injury.Wareham suffered a knee injury in the Melbourne Renegades match against the Adelaide Strikers on Wednesday...

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