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T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, elect to bowl first against Sri Lanka

T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, elect to bowl first against Sri Lanka

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. Craig Young replaces Ben White in Ireland's playing eleven while Sri Lanka are...

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T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty powers Namibia to 6-wicket win over Netherlands

T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty powers Namibia to 6-wicket win over Netherlands

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) powered Namibia to a 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.Opener Max O'Dowd's second half-century of the tournament helped Nether...

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T20 WC: Wiese's blitz and Gerhard's composure help Namibia stun Netherlands

T20 WC: Wiese's blitz and Gerhard's composure help Namibia stun Netherlands

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): David Wiese quickfire unbeaten knock of 66 runs aided by skipper Gerhard Erasmus' composure helped Namibia stun the Netherlands by six wickets in Group A of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.Chasing 165, Namibia got o...

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Australia spinner Lyon suffers mild concussion in intra-squad match

Australia spinner Lyon suffers mild concussion in intra-squad match

Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has suffered a mild concussion while fielding, leading to his withdrawal from an intra-squad match of his state team New South Wales (NSW) in Sydney on Tuesday, said Cricket NSW on Wednesday.It also added that Lyon is expected to be available f...

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T20 World Cup: O'Dowd's fifty takes Netherlands to 165 against Namibia

T20 World Cup: O'Dowd's fifty takes Netherlands to 165 against Namibia

Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Opener Max O'Dowd's second half-century of the tournament helped Netherlands post 164/4 against Namibia in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.Put into bat first, Netherlands openers Stephan Myburgh and Max O'Dowd adop...

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Pakistan, India need a cricketing bond: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja

Pakistan, India need a cricketing bond: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja

He said it was high time that cricket, the most loved sport of all in both countries, should be the first to mend ways of revival and showcase the contest between two cricketing giants. Raja said that the PCB and the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) should "create a cricketing bond&q...

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Australia pacer Pattinson retires from international cricket

Australia pacer Pattinson retires from international cricket

Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia pacer James Pattinson has announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes starting in December.The 31-year-old, who made his international debut in 2011, appeared in 21 Tests, 15 ODIs and 4 T20Is, taking 81, 16 and 3 wickets respectiv...

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T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when India play first game, says Rohit

T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when India play first game, says Rohit

Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is coming along pretty well and he should be ready to bowl when the team starts its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24.The 34-year old Rohit is leading the team in the warm-up gam...

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T20 WC: England need to find way to maximise first six overs, says Vaughan

T20 WC: England need to find way to maximise first six overs, says Vaughan

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Wednesday said that the Eoin Morgan-led side needs to find a way to maximise the first six overs if they are to win the ICC Men's T20 World Cup.The former England captain also said that Dawid Malan needs to get on with hi...

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Newcastle United part ways with head coach Steve Bruce

Newcastle United part ways with head coach Steve Bruce

London [UK], October 20 (ANI): Premier League club Newcastle United on Wednesday confirmed that Steve Bruce has left his position as head coach by mutual consent.He leaves the Magpies after more than two years in charge, having steered the club to 13th and 12th-place finishes in the Premier League a...

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