Spinners Maheesh Theekshana and Wanindu Hasaranga set up a comprehensive seven-wicket win for Sri Lanka over debutants Namibia in the T20 World Cup on Monday.
Veteran batsman Shoaib Malik has been included in Pakistan’s Twenty20 World Cup squad, replacing top order batsman Sohaib Maqsood, who was ruled out due to a back problem.
It was a weekend of worry and a little hope but the overwhelming sense is that, with just nine T20I matches to go before the World Cup, the Proteas are in trouble, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Proteas have 11 matches to arrest their horrific T20 form and prepare their challenge for the T20 World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
If your objective is winning a major trophy, you have to pick the best available players. And if the Proteas want to win the T20 World Cup, they have to pick ‘freelancers’, writes RYAN VREDE.
As the humanitarian crisis in India deepens, so does the desperation of the organisers and franchise owners to plaster over their moral bankruptcy. This while the spineless ICC says nothing, writes RYAN VREDE.
AB de Villiers will turn the Proteas from T20 World Cup place fillers to title contenders. His inclusion in the squad is critical, despite what unsophisticated rationale rooted in ‘patriotism’ will tell you, writes RYAN VREDE.
After a barren period for the Proteas spinners in T20Is, they have taken more than half the team’s wickets in matches in 2021. This is a piece of the World Cup puzzle that could be critical to their performance at the tournament, writes RYAN VREDE.
Australia made their fifth consecutive ICC Women’s World T20 final with a 71-run win against the hosts and defending champions the Windies on Thursday.
On this day in the 2007 World T20, Yuvraj Singh became the second batsman, after Herschelle Gibbs, to hit six sixes in an over in international cricket.
Excellent bowling, aided by some poor shots, enabled West Indies to restrict England to 155-9 in the World T20 final in Kolkata on Sunday.
The West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in the World T20 final in Kolkata.
A brilliant innings by Virat Kohli helped India beat Australia by six wickets in the group 2 decider to go through to the World T20 semifinals.