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Twitter reacts as Canada Women lose 5 wickets in 5 balls in the last over to hand Brazil a 1-run win

In a sensational turn of events during a ICC Women's T20 World Cup Americas Region Qualifier match, Canada lost as many as 5 wickets in the final over as Brazil sealed a thrilling one-wicket win. Pacer Laura Cardoso scalped a hat-trick, while two other batters were ran out by Brazil fielders.
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newscricket2 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Mitchell Starc suffers injury scare in nets ahead of Sri Lanka clash

During the net session on Tuesday, Mitchell Starc was hit on his knee by a straight drive during his follow-through. The pacer limped off the field but without any assistance. However, he bowled and batted the next day and is expected to feature in his team's clash against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
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newscricket3 hours ago

T20 World Cup | 'Was disappointed with Virat Kohli’s statement, it shows India’s approach', says Ajay Jadeja

Ajay Jadeja has said that he was disappointed with Virat Kohli’s statement made during the post-match press conference after India’s 10-wicket loss against Pakistan. Kohli had lauded Pakistan's performance and said that India fell behind after losing their openers in first 3 overs of the match.
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newscricket3 hours ago

T20 World Cup | PM Imran Khan should open schools for 'classless' people like Mohammad Amir, says Harbhajan Singh

After his 'Twitter war' with Mohammad Amir, Harbhajan Singh said that Pakistan PM Imran Khan should open schools where 'senseless and classless' people like the pacer are taught how to behave with the elders. The banter which turned ugly late on Tuesday, started when Amir tried to troll Harbhajan.
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newscricket4 hours ago

T20 World Cup | India vs New Zealand clash not a virtual quarter-final, says Harbhajan Singh

Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh has said that India's next match against New Zealand in the T20 World Cup 2021 is not a virtual quarter-final, adding that it's just another game. Notably, India and New Zealand have lost their respective opening matches against Pakistan in Group 2 of Super 12 stage.
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newscricket4 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies add Jason Holder in the squad as injury rules out Obed McCoy

The West Indies has added all-rounder Jason Holder to their squad after left-arm pacer Obed McCoy was ruled out due to an injury in his right leg. McCoy picked up the injury during the West Indies’ opening game against England which his team lost by 6 wickets as they go all-out on 55 runs.
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newscricket5 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hardik Pandya bowls in nets ahead of New Zealand clash

All-rounder Hardik Pandya, who last bowled in professional cricket in the T20I series against Sri Lanka in July, was seen rolling his arms in the nets for the first time in months. India chief coach Ravi Shastri and mentor MS Dhoni closely monitored the 28-year-old's progress from a distance.
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newscricket14 hours ago

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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newscricket15 hours ago

Sourav Ganguly steps down as ATK Mohun Bagan Director to avoid conflict of interest

Sourav Ganguly has decided to step down as ATK Mohun Bagan Director to avoid conflict of interest as the football club is owned by RP Sanjiv Goenka Ventures. RPSG acquired the new Lucknow-based IPL franchise for 7090 crores on Monday, October 25, and will be a part of the IPL from the next edition.
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newscricket15 hours ago

T20 World Cup | 'Everyone has their own opinion', says Kieron Pollard on Quinton de Kock's refusal to take the knee

Kieron Pollard has stated that each and everyone has their own opinion in showing solidarity for a movement, and there is no meaning in 'taking the knee' to feel sorry for a team. The West Indies captain further added that education plays a key role in the fight against racism all over the world.
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newscricket17 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Win over New Zealand is dedicated to Pakistan security forces, says Mohammad Hafeez

All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has dedicated his team’s victory over New Zealand by five wickets to Pakistan's security forces. Earlier in September, the Black Caps had pulled out of the white-ball series in Pakistan citing security threats just before the start of the first ODI in Rawalpindi.
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newscricket17 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Ruben Trumpelmann scalps three wickets in first over against Scotland

Namibia pacer Ruben Trumpelmann on Wednesday struck three times in the very first over of the match against Scotland in Abu Dhabi. Bowling against Scotland, the 23-year-old dismissed George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, and stand-in captain Richie Berrington for a duck in his first over in the innings.
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newscricket18 hours ago

T20 World Cup | Our bowlers are disciplined and have adapted well, says Eoin Morgan after England thrash Bangladesh

After England registered an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, winning captain Eoin Morgan has stated that his bowlers are very disciplined and have adapted to the conditions in UAE. Jason Roy scored a brisk fifty and guided England to their straight second win.
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newscricket18 hours ago

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 | India should be wary of New Zealand's enthusiasm, says Zaheer Khan

Ahead of India’s fixture against New Zealand on October 31 in Dubai, Zaheer Khan has stated that the Men in Blue should be cautious about Black Caps’ enthusiasm. Both India and New Zealand lost their opening fixture against Pakistan, and will be eyeing their first win at the T20 World Cup 2021.
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newscricket18 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as England beat Bangladesh in yet another show of dominance

England defeated Bangladesh by 8 wicketsat the Sharjah Cricket Ground on Wednesday to register their second consecutive win in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. After restricting Bangladesh for 124/9, England chased the easy target on the back of an exquisite fifty from opener Jason Roy.
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newscricket19 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Talks about my batting form funny as I have hardly played any cricket, says David Warner

Australia opening batsman David Warner has downplayed the concerns on his batting form saying that he has hardly played cricket in recent times. Warner had a horrible time with the bat in the recently concluded IPL 2021 and his poor form continued against South Africa as he got out for 14 runs.
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newscricket20 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We are going to see an India-Pakistan final, feels Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has stated that India and Pakistan will make it to the finals in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021, saying that the two teams are the best in the competition. His comments came after Pakistan registered their second victory by defeating New Zealand by five wickets in Sharjah on Tuesday.
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newscricket20 hours ago

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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newscricket21 hours ago

Haven't announced retirement but my international cricket days are done, says Chris Morris

Chris Morris has said that he hasn't announced his retirement but is certain that his playing days in international cricket are over and he will now concentrate only on domestic cricket and T20 leagues. Morris also added that he was fortunate to represent South Africa in all three formats
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newscricket21 hours ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021: 4 Mumbai players test positive for Covid-19

The Mumbai team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT), was hit by the Covid-19 crisis as four of its players tested positive for virus and had to be withdrawn from the squad. Ajinkya Rahane will be seen leading Mumbai, while Prithvi Shaw will play the role of his deputy in the tournament.
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