India hammered Scotland by eight wickets in their Group 2 encounter at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. India demolished Scotland in Dubai, tying them in knots with the ball after winning the toss and opting to field first, bowling the Scots out for 85. And in reply KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma starred […]

New Zealand put on a thorough all-round performance to beat Namibia in the first Group 2 clash of the day in Sharjah in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The52-run win helps New Zealand leapfrog Afghanistan to the second spot in the Group 2 standings.  Chasing 164, Namibia were unable to take advantage of the […]

Pakistan cruised to a 45-run victory over Namibia as opening pair Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan again starred with the bat to all but confirm their semi-final spot.  Babar, 70, and Rizwan, 79 not out, became the first pair to share five T20I century stands with their second of the tournament as they put on […]

Asif Ali’s cameo of 25* from just 7 balls took Pakistan to victory with an over to spare against Afghanistan in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Needing 24 off the last two overs, Ali used only one of those overs as he smacked Karim Janat for four sixes […]

By VINODE MAMCHAN (DUBAI, UAE) West Indies battled the odds and came up with an agonisingly close victory by three runs over Bangladesh at Sharjah on Friday, that has kept their hopes alive in the 2021 ICC World T20. Andre Russell called on every ounce of his experience to defend 11 runs in the final […]

England went to the top of the table in Group 1 even as they consigned Bangladesh to their second loss in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. England’s bowlers produced their second stellar performance of the tournament to restrict Bangladesh to 124/9, before Jason Roy, in his 50th T20I, […]

Pakistan left it late to secure a five-wicket victory over New Zealand to continue their unbeaten start in Group 2 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. New Zealand were restricted by both spin and seam, with pace bowler Haris Rauf taking four for 22 as the Blackcaps made 134 for eight from their […]

By VINODE MAMCHAN (DUBAI, UAE) The game started in controversial circumstances for South Africa after top player Quinton de Kock decided not to play because the team was asked by their board to ‘take the knee’. However in the end it was the West Indies team on their knees as they lost their second game […]

Runs are as hard to come by as rain in Dubai for both the West Indies and South Africa at the current ICC World T20 tournament. The two countries having suffered defeats in their respective first games will now meet each other looking to rebound quickly. The West Indies will all the power batters in […]

By VINODE MAMCHAN (DUBAI, UAE) Sunday evening around 3pm security forces had already gathered at the home of Indian captain Virat Kohli in Gurgaon, Mumbai because the war was about to start with Pakistan 931 miles away in the Gulf State of Dubai. However, three and half hours later Pakistanis were shouting Ya Salam! Ya […]