Sports Special

Sports Special

Injuries force two changes to Netherlands’ T20 World Cup squad

Fred Klaassen and Daniel Doram, originally included in the Netherlands' Men’s T20 World Cup squad announced on May 13, have been ruled out of the tournament due to injuries.

2h ago

Ponting wants Kohli to open in T20 World Cup

Kohli was the leading run-getter at the last Men’s T20 World Cup, playing crucial knocks in key games such as his 82 not out against Pakistan and an even 50 against England in the semi-finals.

4h ago

Yuvraj wants India to avail left-handed variety of Jaiswal and Pant

India should use Yashasvi Jaiswal as skipper Rohit Sharma's opening partner in the T20 World Cup next month and play Rishabh Pant as the preferred wicketkeeper to ensure left-handed variety in their batting lineup, former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh said.

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Saikat to become first Bangladeshi to officiate in a World Cup opener

Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat will become the first Bangladeshi umpire to officiate at an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup when he stands in the tournament opener between USA and Canada.

10h ago

Buttler keen for England to show their mettle at T20 World Cup

Buttler's men went to the one-day international World Cup in India in October as double world champions but lost six of their nine matches to exit with a whimper.

14h ago

T20 World Cup 2024: Get to know teams via interesting facts

Papua New Guinea begin their campaign with a tough first-up encounter with co-hosts West Indies on June 2, and have New Zealand, Afghanistan and Uganda to face off in Group C.

14h ago

Liton's quest to recover composure

Liton may not be an automatic starter but Bangladesh’s plans could change drastically after just one game at the upcoming main event.

16h ago

Dwayne Bravo joins Afghanistan setup ahead of T20 World Cup

Bravo has been named as the bowling consultant by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ahead of the Men's T20 World Cup.

1d ago

T20 World Cups: Shakib and Rohit have seen it all

Rohit Sharma and Shakib Al Hasan were the flag-bearers of the next generation of cricketers when they made their respective debuts in the T20 World Cup in its first iteration in 2007. Both of them had memorable starts in the tournament, giving an early glimpse of their unmistakable talent in South Africa.

1d ago

During bad times, you shouldn’t overthink: Liton

“During bad times, you shouldn’t overthink. When you are in a bad phase, the more you think about it, the worse things will get for you,” Liton said

1d ago

Fraser-McGurk added as reserve for Australia's T20 WC squad

Fraser-McGurk smashed 330 runs in nine appearances for the Delhi Capitals, sparking a media campaign to have him included in the squad for next month's showpiece in the United States and Caribbean.

1d ago

T20 World Cup 2024: Get to know teams via interesting facts

The two neighbours are placed in Group A alongside Ireland, Pakistan and India.

2d ago

Simmons joins Papua New Guinea coaching setup for T20 WC

Simmons joins the Oceania side in the role of specialist coach, providing head coach and former Zimbabwe international Tatenda Taibu with some added experience in Caribbean conditions for the ninth edition of the T20 World Cup.

2d ago

T20 World Cup 2024: Everything you need to know

Any match that finishes in a tie will see a Super Over be played and if the Super Over is a tie, with subsequent Super Overs played until there is a winner.

2d ago

Mahedi aims to outperform himself in T20 World Cup

"I don’t want to perform like I usually do. In the World Cup, I want to perform better,” Mahedi said in a video posted by the BCB on social media today

2d ago

Bangladesh should win against South Africa and Sri Lanka: Mashrafe

“We should win against South Africa and Sri Lanka,” said Mashrafe after a press conference on the Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Kabaddi tournament

2d ago

Can Fizz break cycle of regret?

When Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman took part in his first T20 World Cup, he was still in his first year in international cricket. He came into the 2016 T20 World as a prodigious talent, having already bamboozled some of the biggest stars in world cricket.

2d ago

Saifuddin's axing, Afif's inclusion: How was Tigers' T20 WC squad? 

Of the nine teams that have managed to play all the editions of the T20 World Cup since its inauguration in 2007 (Bangladesh, West Indies, India, Australia, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and South Africa), the Tigers are the only side to have never qualified for the semifinal of the tournament.  

3d ago
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