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T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as all-round Chris Greaves stars in Scotland’s historic win over Bangladesh

Playing in just his second T20I, Chris Greaves struck a timely 28-ball 45, before returning with 2/19 to power Scotland to a six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the T20 World Cup 2021 in Al Amerat on Sunday. It was Scotland’s just second win from eight matches at T20 World Cups.
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newscricket12 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Varun Chakravarthy will be India's main bowler at T20 WC, reckons Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is of the opinion that Varun Chakravarthy will be India's premier bowler during the upcoming T20 World Cup, given that the UAE and Oman pitches are conducive for mystery spinners. He further backed Bhuvneshwar Kumar to lead the pace attack with his experience of playing in big matches.
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newscricket12 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Shakib Al Hasan becomes the leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Shakib Al Hasan became the leading wicket taker in T20Is, when he dismissed Scotland's Michael Leask in the second match of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground on Sunday, October 17. The Bangladesh all-rounder now sits at 108 wickets - one ahead of Sri Lanka great Lasith Malinga.
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newscricket13 hours ago

Ashes 2021-22 | The Gabba Test holds key to the Ashes, reckons Stuart Broad

Stuart Board is of the opinion that the first Test at the Gabba, Brisbane, beginning December 8, holds key to the Ashes 2021-22 series, given Australia's good record on the venue. The speedster looks forward to win the battle against David Warner, much like he had done during the 2019 home series.
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newscricket14 hours ago

WBBL 2021 | Video: Radha Yadav plucks a stunning one-handed catch at Women’s Big Bash League 2021

Radha Yadav, the India left-arm spinner, plucked a stunning one-handed catch for the Sydney Sixers Women to dismiss Hobart Hurricanes’ Mignon du Preez in the fourth match of the Women’s Big Bash League 2021 in Hobart on Sunday. Later, Shafali Verma’s 50-ball 57 guided Sixers to a five-wicket win.
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newscricket15 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Don't think Pakistan will pose much of a challenge for India, says Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar believes that Pakistan won't present much of a challenge to India, when the two teams face off in the Super 12 encounter of the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on October 14. India have won each of their five T20 World Cup matches against Pakistan, and have a 7-1 win ratio in T20Is overall.
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newscricket16 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | 'Win it for Virat Kohli' – Suresh Raina's message for team India ahead of T20 WC

Suresh Raina has asked for team India to win the T20 World Cup 2021 for Virat Kohli, as it will be his last T20I tournament as the team's captain. Raina added that the recently concluded IPL will give India an edge over other teams in the competition, which has gotten underway on Sunday, October 17.
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newscricket17 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Stephen Fleming joins New Zealand camp for a five-day gig

Stephen Fleming has joined the New Zealand camp for five days to share his ideas and discuss the conditions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Fleming will assist head coach Gary Stead, batting coach Luke Ronchi, bowling coach Shane Jurgensen and Shane Bond, who will work with the spin department.
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newscricket17 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hardik Pandya should get into playing XI only if he does proper bowling in warm-up matches, states Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has stated that Hardik Pandya’s inclusion in India's XI at the T20 World Cup will depend on his bowling returns in warm-up matches. Hardik didn't bowl a single over for Mumbai Indians in the recently concluded IPL, and has done little bowling ever since returning from back injury.
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newscricket18 hours ago

BCCI invites applications for India’s full-time coach roles

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) invited applications for India Men’s team coaching roles and the Head Sports Science/Medicine with National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Sunday, October 17. The deadline for the head-coach role application is October 26, while it's November 3 for others.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Ruturaj Gaikwad came to Pune academy when he was ten, I took him to England six years later, reminisces Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Chairman of selector Dilip Vengsarkar recalled his earlier days with Ruturaj Gaikwad, who came into Vengsarkar’s academy at the age of ten. Vengsarkar added that Gaikwad had excellent skills at that time and he took Gaikwad to England at the age of 16 to play for Lancashire like every year.
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newscricket19 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ve set out to win the world cup, don’t want anything less, says Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc has said that his team is set out to win the upcoming T20 World Cup in UAE and will not be satisfied with anything less. Starc further mentioned that the recent form of the team will not matter going into the competition as they were not playing with a full-strength T20 team.
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newscricket20 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | The players can feed off experience to each other gained after playing T20 leagues, says Ravi Rampaul

West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul has said that the players will feed each other the experience they gained while playing T20 leagues around the world during the World T20 title defense campaign starting from October 23. Rampaul is making a comeback in the T20Is after playing against Sri Lanka in 2015.
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newscricket21 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s poor form won’t be a concern for the team, believes Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli believes that the poor form of pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar won’t be a concern for the Indian team during the showpiece event. Kumar has had a tough IPL 2021 with the ball as his economy rate was 7.97 for Sunrisers Hyderabad but Kohli wasn’t bothered with the pacer’s current form.
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newscricketa day ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | The inexperience of our spinners can work in our favour, believes Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard believes that despite the inexperience of the spin bowlers in the team, they can do well in the showpiece event. The squad consists of spin bowling options such as Hayden Walsh Jr, Roston Chase, and Fabian Allen as Sunil Narine was overlooked by the selectors.
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newscricketa day ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Shakib Al Hasan is available for the match against Scotland despite IPL tiredness, confirms Mahmudullah

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah has confirmed that Shakib Al Hasan is available for their first game in the showpiece event against Scotland on Sunday, October 17 despite coming off IPL tiredness. Shakib was part of the IPL 2021 runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders and has joined the team straight-up.
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newscricketa day ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Dropping Yuzvendra Chahal was a difficult call, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli admitted that dropping Yuzvendra Chahal from the India's T20 World Cup squad was a difficult decision for the selectors and the team management. The India captain explained the selection of Rahul Chahar over Chahal, stating that the former was more suitable to the UAE pitches.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Indian team has talent, needs to show maturity to win T20 WC, states Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has said that the Indian team has enough talent to win the upcoming T20 World Cup, and that they just need to show some maturity to succeed. The former India captain added that a team doesn’t win a tournament just by playing, and emphasized on the importance of following the process.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | MS Dhoni’s eye for intricate details and practical advice will help us improve, says Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has praised MS Dhoni, saying that his eye for intricate details and practical advice will help the team immensely during the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. Dhoni, who led Chennai Super Kings to fourth IPL title on Friday, will mentor the Indian team at the marquee event.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | 'No bigger game than the next, says Kyle Coetzer as Scotland aim to take it step by step

Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer has said that the team understands the dangers every match brings at the T20 World Cup 2021. Scotland are placed alongside Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea and co-hosts Oman in Group B in the Round 1 stage, prior to the Super 12 beginning on Saturday, October 23.
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