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Sri Lanka thrashed Ireland to set foot on Super 12

Sri Lanka thrashed Ireland to set foot on Super 12

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-20 23:33:51

Sri Lanka thrashed Ireland by a margin of 70 runs on their way to qualifying for Super 12.  While chasing 172, Ireland did not have a sound start losing the experienced Kevin O’Brien in th...

12-year-old girl designs World Cup jersey for her country

12-year-old girl designs World Cup jersey for her country

Ahnaf Zarif Rahman 2021-10-20 22:29:28

The life of an average twelve year old usually does not involve designing the World Cup kit of her country’s cricket team which precisely happened in the life of Haddington local Rebecca Downie....

Memorable surprise wins in the history of World T20

Memorable surprise wins in the history of World T20

Ayman Chowdhury 2021-10-20 22:01:46

The ICC T20 World Cup is well underway. Over the years, this tournament has had its fair share of dramas.  The shorter the format, the more the thrill as teams can turn things around in an insta...

Namibia defeat Netherlands to stay alive in the tournament

Namibia defeat Netherlands to stay alive in the tournament

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-20 19:18:00

Namibia defeat Netherlands by 6 wickets with 1 over in hand to keep their super 12 dream alive. In response to the target of 165, Namibia had a somewhat satisfactory powerplay with 41/1 on the board....

Afghanistan ready to fight neck to neck

Afghanistan ready to fight neck to neck

Shafin Saif 2021-10-20 16:13:03

With all the political turbulence and odds, Afghanistan made a promising emergence in the cricketing arena last decade.  Taliban takeover of the government this year has added the newest edition...

Bangladesh is all about Shakib Al Hasan in ICC events

Bangladesh is all about Shakib Al Hasan in ICC events

Shajedul Rahin 2021-10-20 15:17:35

Shakib al Hasan is one of the greatest all-rounders of his generation and all time, beyond any question mark. And as it goes, great players shine in the greatest of events. In the ICC events, Shakib...

ICC change grouping rules: What does it mean for Bangladesh?

ICC change grouping rules: What does it mean for Bangladesh?

Shajedul Rahin 2021-10-20 14:45:35

With the participation of 16 teams, the T20 World Cup 2021 consists of the following stages - the qualifying stage and the super twelve.  There are eight teams that don't have to play the qualif...

Bangladesh set 154 runs target for Oman

Bangladesh set 154 runs target for Oman

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-19 22:01:56

Winning the toss and batting first, both the openers were very cautious, to begin with. That approach paid no dividend as Liton (6) got caught plumb in front despite surviving twice, courtesy of a rev...

Two in two for Scotland as Papua New Guinea depart from the first round

Two in two for Scotland as Papua New Guinea depart from the first round

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-19 19:28:04

Scotland triumph over Papua New Guinea and make their Super 12 spot claim further strong. They have won the match by 17 runs in a Group B clash at Muscat, Oman.  In response to a target of 166,...

Can the Proteas end their Semi-finals curse?

Can the Proteas end their Semi-finals curse?

Rakimul Huq 2021-10-19 14:04:11

South Africa have always been known for producing some of the cricket world’s most exceptional talents. Despite their reputation of choking, this is perhaps the first time they’re walking...

Dark horses of this World Cup

Dark horses of this World Cup

Shajedul Rahin 2021-10-19 13:28:28

The T20 World Cup 2021 features some legendary names like Virat Kohli, Kieron Pollard and David Warner. There are other cricketers like Varun Chakravarthy, Tabraiz Shamsi and Shimron Hetmyer who are e...

No room for error as Bangladesh face Oman tonight

No room for error as Bangladesh face Oman tonight

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-19 12:34:53

Bangladesh are all set to face the hosts in a do or die encounter to keep their hopes alive in this seventh edition of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.  The match is scheduled to start at 8 pm Ban...

Sri Lanka seals easy win despite early troubles

Sri Lanka seals easy win despite early troubles

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-18 23:20:34

Like the first one, the second game of the day was a one-sided one as well. Sri Lanka went home with an easy win of 7 wickets with 39 balls to spare. The experience of the Lankans proved too heavy f...

How can Bangladesh proceed to the next round?

How can Bangladesh proceed to the next round?

Samin Zarif 2021-10-18 19:28:00

Bangladesh started off their T20 World Cup campaign with a six runs defeat against Scotland.  Although no one expected this upset last night, the Scottish men were undoubtedly the more dominant...

Ireland secure easy win against Netherlands

Ireland secure easy win against Netherlands

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-18 19:05:53

Ireland got the better of the Netherlands in the Group-A opener beating them by 7 wickets with 29 balls in hand.  This game was nowhere near the mouthwatering one as the previous ones between th...

Leading from the front: The captains we count on

Leading from the front: The captains we count on

Shajedul Rahin 2021-10-18 17:01:51

Leading a side in T20 cricket can be tricky. A T20 captain has to take gambles, be proactive as they have less room for error as the momentum can shift faster than light because of a decision. ...

Legacy vs Spirit in Sri Lanka - Namibia clash

Legacy vs Spirit in Sri Lanka - Namibia clash

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-18 15:21:50

One of the most successful sides of the competition, Sri Lanka will start their World T20 campaign today against debutants Namibia in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.  The match is scheduled to...

Australia’s mission to secure T20 glory

Australia’s mission to secure T20 glory

Shafin Saif 2021-10-18 14:39:07

Australia can be considered as the most successful team in the history of cricket in both the shorter and longer versions.  However, the shortest format of them i.e. T20 cricket hasn’t bee...

Oman start World Cup in style

Oman start World Cup in style

Tofael Mahmud 2021-10-17 19:09:23

Oman won the inaugural match of the T20 World Cup 2021 against Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets. The unbeaten partnership between the Oman openers -- Jatinder Singh and Aqib Ilyas has ensured an emphat...

The Missing XI: High profile exclusions that fans will miss

The Missing XI: High profile exclusions that fans will miss

Shafin Saif 2021-10-17 17:21:44

The biggest event in T20 cricket is here. While fans are excited about all the actions, they will surely miss some of their favourite cricketers in this tournament who either lost their place in the s...

The 7th edition of T20 World Cup is here

The 7th edition of T20 World Cup is here

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-17 16:55:06

The seventh edition of the ICC T20 World Cup has begun with the game between Oman and Papua New Guinea at Oman Cricket Academy Ground, Al Amerat, Muscat, Oman.  Even though India is the actual o...

Tigers start World Cup mission today

Tigers start World Cup mission today

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-17 13:13:53

Bangladesh will start their World Cup campaign tonight, taking on Scotland in a First Round Group B clash at Muskat at 8.00 pm Bangladesh time.  Both these sides have come with mixed experiences...

Missing Zimbabwe in the World Cup?

Missing Zimbabwe in the World Cup?

Shafin Saif 2021-10-16 20:07:02

When Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl was seeking a sponsor by posting the image of his torn shoes, the cricketing world was stunned learnung about the miserable conditions of Zimbabwean cricket. Althou...

Players who need solution to off form

Players who need solution to off form

Tanvir Ahmed 2021-10-16 17:20:13

The stage is set, the preparation is done, the World Cup is here.  In this action-packed cricket carnival, there are a few big names that carry high expectations but have been suffering from lac...

Highest and lowest team totals in World T20

Highest and lowest team totals in World T20

Aniruddha Bhowmik 2021-10-16 16:01:21

T20 cricket, for it’s fast paced nature, frequently produces low scoring matches along with the high-scoring ones. As another T20 World Cup kick-starts tomorrow, let’s take a look at some...

Powerful display of powerplay: Teams that are ahead in stats

Powerful display of powerplay: Teams that are ahead in stats

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-14 17:52:39

Powerplay rules were included in the limited-over games to make it more interesting, to let the batsmen become more intent and give a chance to spectate a more competitive bat and ball game.  In...

What should be the bowling strategy for Bangladesh in World Cup?

What should be the bowling strategy for Bangladesh in World Cup?

Shajedul Rahin 2021-10-14 14:50:51

The Bangladesh squad for T20 World Cup 2021 includes four specialist seamers and three specialist spinners.  While the batting has to be top-notch to win matches, bowling strategy will also be a...

Top bowling performances in T20 World Cup

Top bowling performances in T20 World Cup

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-14 14:12:29

T20 cricket has always attracted viewers for its explosive nature as boundaries and runs scored at an exorbitant rate. Although it has always been known as the game of the batsmen; bowlers do their f...

India looks to repair shaky batting form

India looks to repair shaky batting form

Samin Zarif 2021-10-14 13:25:10

India made some interesting calls while setting their squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.  Leaving out one of their best-limited over openers Shikhar Dhawan, bringing back Ravichandran Ashwin...

Remembering the Ash innings, the best for Bangladesh in World T20

Remembering the Ash innings, the best for Bangladesh in World T20

Rakimul Huq 2021-10-13 17:30:42

The World Cup T20 hasn’t historically been Bangladesh’s most favourable tournament. Particularly batting-wise, they’ve struggled to keep up with the more successful teams, failing to...