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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup | We have played good cricket despite tournament exit, says Virat Kohli as flawed campaign ends for India

After India registered a nine-wicket wicket victory in their final fixture at the Super 12 stage against Namibia on Monday in Dubai, Virat Kohli stated that despite the tournament exit, his team have played quality cricket at the marquee event. He further thanked the outgoing India coaching staff.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup | Twitter reacts as Jasprit Bumrah gives Jan Frylinck a lifeline with missed run-out

During the match between India and Namibia on Monday in Abu Dhabi, Jasprit Bumrah missed an easy run out to dismiss Jan Frylinck in his final over of the match. Frylinck tried to drive away Bumrah's delivery, and the Indian pacer stopped the ball with his right hand, but failed to hit the stumps.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 Word Cup | Twitter reacts as Rishabh Pant takes a fine catch after disappointing Ravi Ashwin in previous delivery

During the match between India and Namibia, Ravichandran Ashwin was seen disappointed after Rishabh Pant failed to collect a ball in his third over of the match, and the delivery went for five wides. However, Pant took a sharp catch in the very next ball off Ashwin to dismiss Gerhard Erasmus.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We exceeded expectations and won lot of hearts, says Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn

Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn looked back at his team's T20 World Cup 2021 campaign with pride, and believed that they exceeded expectations and won a lot of hearts. Namibia will take on India in their last Super 12s clash at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday, November 8.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Our top-order will fire fully at some point, says Glenn Phillips

Glenn Phillips has backed the New Zealand top order to fire fully at some point at the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. After New Zealand's shaky start against Namibia in Sharjah on Friday, Phillips scored a brisk 39*, while partnering with Jimmy Neesham (35*) to help his side finish 163/4.
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newscricket6 months ago

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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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Looking forward to Afghanistan challenge, says Kane Williamson after New Zealand defeat Namibia

Kane Williamson admitted that New Zealand were challenged by Namibia on a tough Sharjah surface on Sunday. After a 52-run win, their third at the T20 World Cup 2021, Williamson now looks forward to the Afghanistan clash on Sunday, which would set up the second semi-final spot from Group 2.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as New Zealand overcome Namibia hurdle to inch closer to semi-finals

New Zealand registered a crucial 52-run win over Namibia in Sharjah on Friday - their third at the T20 World Cup 2021 - to inch closer to a semi-final berth. That sets up their clash against Afghanistan on Sunday as a virtual quarterfinal, with India too in the mix with an outside chance.
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newscricket6 months ago

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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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup | Asghar Afghan is the best captain Afghanistan has ever produced, says Naveen-ul-Haq

After registering a thumping 62-run victory against Namibia on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq stated that Asghar Afghan is the best captain the country has ever produced. Asghar notched up a 23-ball 31 in his farewell match, while Naveen excelled with the ball, returning 3/26.
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