newscricket23 days ago

Veteran Netherlands opener Stephan Myburgh retires from international cricket at 38

Stephan Myburgh, the Netherlands' third-highest run-scorer in T20Is, has retired from international cricket to spend more time with his family. The 38-year-old, who made headlines by hitting a 17-ball 50 at the 2014 T20 World Cup, will however keep himself available for club cricket.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as South Africa 'choke' yet again in Super 12 with 13-run defeat against Netherlands

The T20 World Cup 2022 has witnessed an impressive performance from minnows in the Super 12 stage but none was as shocking as the Netherlands beating South Africa by 13 runs. Brandon Glover was the highest wicket-taker for the Netherlands taking three wickets while Fred Klaasen dismissed a couple.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as 'innovative' Scott Edwards makes mockery of South African field setup

With the drastically rising demand to score runs at a rapid pace in the T20, batters often come up with innovative strokes to pierce gaps. Netherlands’ Scott Edwards played reverse scoop to tackle the pace of Kagiso Rabada twice exploring the advantage of the third man not fielding in the deep.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Regis Chakabva gifts lifeline to walking-off Bas de Leede with hilarious triple fumble

Wicketkeepers play a crucial role behind the wickets, responsible for inflicting stumpings whenever batters dance down the track to score runs. However, Regis Chakabva failed to fulfill his duty on Wednesday with hilariously sloppy glove work saving a Bas de Leede who had already given up.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Pakistan register first win of the tournament with convincing victory over Netherlands

Pakistan have finally opened their account at the T20 World Cup with a six-wicket win against the Netherlands at Perth Stadium. The Men in Green restricted the Dutch side to 91/9 after the latter opted to bat before a risk-free batting display, led by Muhammad Rizwan, saw them home in 13.5 overs.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Haris Rauf’s brutal bouncer gives Bas de Leede nasty cut under eye

Despite plenty of equipment for protection, batters sometimes get down on the pitch if they fail to tackle against steep bouncers. However, there won't be many as nasty blows as Bas de Leede endured when Haris Rauf’s sharp bounce forced him to walk off the ground after the ball cut his face.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav star in India’s convincing 56-run win over Netherlands

Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav were among the heroes of India’s dominating victory over the Netherlands on Thursday at Sydney Cricket Ground. Both Indian batters notched half-centuries, and so did Rohit Sharma, as they piled up 179/2 batting first before Indian bowlers did their job for the win.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to fans chanting ‘Dhoni Dhoni’ after Dinesh Karthik’s simple stumping miss

Alongside his excellent leadership skills, MS Dhoni is known for doing wonders behind the stumps with his lightning-quick glovework. When Dinesh Karthik missed an easy stumping against the Netherlands to dismiss Colin Ackermann, fans at SCG began chanting India’s most successful captain’s name.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli leaving awed at his incredulous six over deep extra cover

Even the greatest players sometimes play such glorious shots that leave even themselves in disbelief. Virat Kohli went inside out for a six over extra cover on Thursday and immediately stared square-eyed at his batting partner, expressing he never expected to pull off something that spectacular.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma costing KL Rahul wicket with bizarre DRS snub

Incidents in the past have shown even the most successful openers can fail to have much belief in their partners while making decisions on the field. When KL Rahul was pinned leg before, Rohit Sharma did not want him to take a DRS despite the ball sliding down the leg as proven later by hawk-eye.
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