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newscricket7 days ago

WATCH | Shaheen Afridi hurts Afif Hossain after hurling back the ball at the batsman

Pakistan speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi lost his composure after getting smashed for a six in his second over, and in the very next ball, the pacer's wayward throw hit the ankle of the Bangladesh batsman. After sustaining the blow, Afif fell flat on the ground and was seen in a lot of pain.
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newscricket14 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hasan Ali’s wife Samiya refutes rumours of threats to her family

Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali’s wife Samiya has refuted the rumours of threats to her family by the Pakistani fans after the semi-final loss against Australia. Ali has been targeted to the various social media platforms as he dropped the catch of Australia’s Matthew Wade in the 19th over.
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newscricket15 days ago

T20 World Cup | Thought it could be my last opportunity to represent Australia, says Matthew Wade after semi-final heroics

Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has revealed that he was nervous ahead of the semi-final game against Pakistan, as he felt this was his last opportunity to represent his nation. Wade scored 41 not out off 17 balls to help his side beat Pakistan to enter the final of the tournament.
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newscricket15 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hasan Ali's dropped opportunity was the turning point, says Babar Azam after Pakistan lose to Australia

After Pakistan lose to Australia by five wickets in the semi-final clash on Thursday in Dubai, captain Babar Azam has admitted that the dropped catch of Matthew Wade by Hasan Ali was the turning point in the match. Wade struck a hat-trick of sixes in the 19th over to complete the run chase.
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newscricket16 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Matthew Wade, Marcus Stoinis drive Australia to T20 WC 2021 final

With 18 required off 9, Matthew Wade struck three back-to-back sixes off Shaheen Afridi to shatter Pakistan hearts and power Australia to T20 World Cup 2021 final. Wade and Marcus Stoinis added 81 off 40 for the sixth wicket, after Australia had slumped to 96-5 during their 177-run chase.
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newscricket19 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | India don't play fearless brand of cricket in ICC events, says Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain believes that India don’t play a fearless brand of cricket in ICC tournaments, following their early exit from T20 World Cup 2021. India's semifinal hopes were shattered after New Zealand defeated Afghanistan on Sunday. They will face Namibia in final Super 12s match on Monday.
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newscricket24 days ago

VIDEO | T20 World Cup - Pakistan players enter Namibia dressing room, exhibit stunning Spirit of Cricket

In a wonderful gesture, members of Pakistan cricket team entered the Namibia dressing room and motivated their players for playing 'some brilliant cricket'. Pakistan defeated Namibia by 45 runs in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday to become the first team to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final.
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newscricket25 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Big win over India in tournament opener gave Pakistan momentum, says Shoaib Malik

Shoaib Malik has stated that a convincing win against India in the T20 World Cup 2021 opener gave the team a winning momentum, which they have carried so far in the tournament. Pakistan are placed at the top of the points table in the Super 12s Group 1, with three wins from as many matches.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | If Trent Boult wants to replicate Shaheen Afridi’s spell, we need to counter that, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has said that if Trent Boult wants to replicate Pakistan’s left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi’s spell on Sunday, then the team needs to counter that. Both the teams have lost their opening games against Pakistan and will be looking to register their first win in the T20 World Cup 2021.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hopefully I can mirror what Shaheen Afridi did to India, says Trent Boult

Ahead of New Zealand’s Super 12s clash against India on Sunday, October 31 in Dubai, Trent Boult was hopeful of scalping early wickets, just like Shaheen Afridi did in Pakistan's 10-wicket win. The New Zealand pacer further added that India has a quality side, and they bring a lot of challenges.
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