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newscricket14 days ago

Session with Sachin Tendulkar has helped me in my game, states Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal, one of India’s promising batting stars, revelled in the joy of interacting with Sachin Tendulkar, whom he met before Mumbai's limited-overs series against Oman last month. Jaiswal is currently in the UAE, gearing up for the second leg of the IPL, beginning September 19.
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newscricket3 months ago

Hosting the World T20 is beyond our dreams and we will deliver it safely, postulates Madhu Jesrani

Oman Cricket’s Secretary Madhu Jesrani has admitted that hosting the World T20 is beyond their dreams but insisted that the association will deliver the tournament safe and sound. Jesrani also gave an insight into the conditions, stating that it will be like sub-continent pitches, helping spinners.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC suspend Oman’s Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi for seven years

The International Cricket Council has banned Oman player Yousuf Al Balushi for seven years after he accepted four charges for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges relate to attempting to influence team members to engage in corruption during the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier.
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newscricket2 years ago

T20 World Cup Qualifier | Matthew Cross stars as Scotland beat Oman in fifth place play-off

Scotland wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Cross hit an unbeaten 61 as Scotland chased down the target of 168 set by Oman to emerge victorious in the fifth place play-off. With both the countries qualified for the T20 World Cup in Australia, this play-off was more like a dress rehearsal to that event.
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newscricket2 years ago

T20 World Cup Qualifier | Scotland,Oman grab their berths for T20 World Cup

The two T20 World Cup places up for grabs were bagged by Scotland and Oman through their respective wins in the play-offs. Scotland completed an emphatic win over hosts UAE by 90 runs while Oman completed an inspiring victory over Hong Kong by 12 runs, thus confirming their tickets to Australia.
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newscricket2 years ago

No charges against me but will cooperate if needed, says Ghulam Shabber

Ghulam Shabber says he would cooperate with the ICC officials if an anti-corruption investigation is probed, but denied it had anything to do with him leaving the UAE. The wicketkeeper left the country without providing any explanation earlier this week, in the middle of the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
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newscricket2 years ago

T20 World Cup Qualifier | PNG on cusp of qualification as race for reaching Australia reaches its business end

Papua New Guinea are on the verge of qualifying for their first-ever T20 World Cup after an impressive win against Singapore, while Ireland keep their hopes of direct qualification alive with a win over Jersey. Elsewhere, Namibia cruise past Kenya while Oman pip Canada to gain top spot in Group B.
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newscricket2 years ago

World T20 Qualifiers Round up | Oman, Singapore maintain their unbeaten start

Oman made sure Hong Kong failed to win yet again as they go to the top of Group A with two wins from two games while Singapore continue their dream run by beating Bermuda to go joint top in Group B along with Netherlands. Papua New Guinea pipped Namibia to register in two wins from two games.
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newscricket2 years ago

T20 WC Qualifiers | Scotland shocked by Singapore; Ireland and Netherlands cruise to comfortable victories

Scotland succumbed to a shock two-run defeat at the hands of a spirited Singapore side with captain Amjad Mahboob defending 8 runs off the final over. Ireland and Netherlands started strongly with convincing victories while hosts UAE were outclassed completely by the red brigade of Oman.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC Rankings Update | Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintain numero uno status in ODIs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and premier fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah maintained their No.1 rankings in men’s ODI rankings, as of the official update released on Thursday. Riding on their 2-0 home series win against Sri Lanka, Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir rose to seventh in the bowling charts.
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