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T20 World Cup 2021 | It's been a surreal campaign, will play with freedom against India, says Namibia’s Stephen Baard

Namibia opener Stephen Baard labelled his team T20 World Cup 2021 campaign as "surreal", and stated that the team will play with freedom against India in their last game of the tournament in Dubai on Monday. Namibia had qualified for the Super 12s stage after an impressive show in Round 1.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ll prepare for Afghanistan just like every other game, says Jimmy Neesham

New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham played down the hype on his side’s last Super 12s clash against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday - a virtual-quarter final match-up given the Group 2 standings. India too, stand an outside chance, if only Afghanistan defeat Kane Williamson’s men.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | ‘It was an excellent performance’ – Pierre de Bruyn feels Namibia ‘tested’ Pakistan in defeat

Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn was highly impressed with his team’s overall performance against the T20 World Cup 2021 heavyweights Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. De Bruyn believed that the team gained immense experience and lessons from the 45-run defeat, which will help them going forward.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ll take Afghanistan defeat as a stepping stone for future, says Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus

Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus lauded Afghanistan’s all-round quality, as his team went down by 62 runs in a T20 World Cup 2021 encounter in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Gerhard and his team looked at the result as “a stepping stone for the future”, ahead of their remaining fixtures in the competition.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | We are excited for the challenge, says Gerhard Erasmus after Namibia defeat Scotland

After registering a four-wicket victory against Scotland on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus stated that the team is excited for the upcoming matches in the tournament. Erasmus further added that he is pleased with the performance of the team, and it is a proud moment.
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ICC men's T20I rankings | Virat Kohli and KL Rahul slip, Mohammad Rizwan jumps three places

Despite scoring a half-century against Pakistan on Sunday in Dubai, Indian captain Virat Kohli has dropped to the fifth position in the ICC T20I batsman rankings. India’s trusted opener KL Rahul, who managed to score only three runs against the arch-rivals, has slipped to the eighth position.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | We want to be competitive against teams like India, says Namibia coach Pierre De Bruyn

Namibia created history on Friday, securing a Super 12s berth at their maiden T20 World Cup with an emphatic eight-wicket win over Ireland in Sharjah. As for the team coach Pierre De Bruyn, the focus now lies on challenging major teams like India, Pakistan and New Zealand in the tournament.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | This is one heck of an achievement, says Erasmus after Namibia's historic win to enter super 12s

After Namibia registered an eight-wicket victory against Ireland on Friday, captain Gerhard Erasmus has stated that his teammates should be proud of what they have achieved in the tournament. Namibia will join India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Scotland in Group 2 in the Super 12 round.
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T20 World Cup | Twitter reacts as Namibia beat Test playing nation Ireland to qualify for Super 12s

Namibia defeated Ireland by eight wickets on Friday in Sharjah, and have now qualified for the Super 12 stage which starts on October 23. An unbeaten half-century from Gerhard Erasmus helped Namibia to join India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Scotland in Group 2 in the Super 12 round.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | I am exhausted, says David Wiese after helping Namibia chase 165 vs Netherlands

Namibia gunned down a 165-run target against Netherlands to register their first-ever win at the T20 World Cup 2021. Namibia were 3 down for 52 at one stage, however, David Wiese fired 4 fours and 5 sixes during his 40-ball stay for 66 runs, helping his team win the match with an over to spare.
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