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T20 WC: Top-order has been little concerning for Sri Lanka, says skipper Shanaka

T20 WC: Top-order has been little concerning for Sri Lanka, says skipper Shanaka

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka might have qualified into the Super 12s of the ongoing T20 World Cup but skipper Dasun Shanaka is concerned over the poor show by the top-order in the showpiece event.Sri Lanka on Wednesday became the first team to progress from the First Round of the T20...

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T20 World Cup: I'm just happy to be able to contribute to the team today, says Wiese

T20 World Cup: I'm just happy to be able to contribute to the team today, says Wiese

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Namibia all-rounder David Wiese said he was happy to contribute to his side's come-from-behind win over the Netherlands at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday. He added that he wanted to prove his worth and have a good impression in his first tournament with Namibia."It's ...

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T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka and bowlers secure dominant win for Sri Lanka

T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka and bowlers secure dominant win for Sri Lanka

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) A wonderful counter-attack by Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) followed by a clinical bowling performance propelled Sri Lanka to secure a dominant 70-run win over Ireland in in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup...

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T20 WC: Hasaranga, Nissanka star as Sri Lanka defeat Ireland to qualify for Super 12s

T20 WC: Hasaranga, Nissanka star as Sri Lanka defeat Ireland to qualify for Super 12s

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): Wanindu Hasaranga's 71-run knock backed up by an all-round bowling performance saw Sri Lanka defeat Ireland by 70 runs in Group A of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.With this win, Sri Lanka has progressed to...

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T20 WC: Ashwin, Rahul and Rohit standout performers as India defeat Australia in warm-up

T20 WC: Ashwin, Rahul and Rohit standout performers as India defeat Australia in warm-up

Dubai: Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma were the standout performers as India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Wednesday.While Ashwin took two wickets, Rahul and Rohit played knocks of 39 a...

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T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka put Sri Lanka on top after Ireland's triple strikes

T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka put Sri Lanka on top after Ireland's triple strikes

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) staged a wonderful counter-attack to take Sri Lanka to 171/7 in 20 overs against Ireland in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.Hasar...

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T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty leads Namibia to first win of tournament (Ld)

T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty leads Namibia to first win of tournament (Ld)

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) All-rounder David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) led Namibia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.This was the first win of the tournament for Nami...

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T20 World Cup: India thrash Australia by 9 wickets in warm-up game

T20 World Cup: India thrash Australia by 9 wickets in warm-up game

Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Team India produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball as they thrashed Australia by 9 wickets in their second warm-up game, ahead of the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, here on Wednesday.Indian bowlers, especially spinners, picked crucial wickets ...

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David Miller banking on Hashim Amla's advice to achieve success in T20 WC

David Miller banking on Hashim Amla's advice to achieve success in T20 WC

Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI): South Africa middle-order batter David Miller has said that he is banking on the advice given by Hashim Amla to achieve success in the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.South Africa will open their T20 World Cup campaign against Australia on October 23 at the Sheikh Zaye...

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T20 World Cup: Mommsen reckons powerplay will be the key for Scotland against Oman

T20 World Cup: Mommsen reckons powerplay will be the key for Scotland against Oman

Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Scotland captain Preston Mommsen reckons that powerplay will be the key for Scotland ahead of their final match in Round 1 against Oman in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. In the Group A standings, Scotland sit on top of the table with four points and need to win against ...

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