India’s 2007 T20 World Cup win – Lalchand Rajput

Misbah-ul-Haq could have done many things with that innocuous-looking delivery from Joginder Sharma. All he did, attempting a scoop, was lob the ball to S Sreesanth at short fine-leg. And India were the inaugural T20 World Cup champions. Fifteen years ago, today, in Johannesburg. And the party started for India. “Those memories will always be … Read more

Bangladesh and Ireland qualify for 2023 women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa

Bangladesh and Ireland have booked their places at the next women’s T20 World Cup, to be held in South Africa early next year. In the semi-finals of the qualifying tournament in Abu Dhabi, while Bangladesh beat Thailand, Ireland edged past Zimbabwe. The two teams will meet in the final on Sunday, but that will have … Read more

T20 World Cup 2022- Scotland squad

Allrounder Brandon McMullen has earned a maiden call-up to the Scotland side for the T20 World Cup scheduled in Australia next month. Brad Wheal and Josh Davey, the pace-bowling duo who weren’t part of the white-ball series against New Zealand in July, have been called back into the 15-member squad to be led by Richie … Read more

Zimbabwe rope in Steve Kirby as bowling coach ahead of 2022 T20 World Cup

Zimbabwe have roped in Steve Kirby as their new bowling coach. He is expected to join the side ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia next month. Kirby, 44, had a long county career in England as a fast bowler with an experience of 348 games across formats: 167 first-class, 104 List A and … Read more

India Women squad – Fit-again Jemimah Rodrigues picked for Women’s Asia Cup

Fit-again Jemimah Rodrigues has returned to India’s 15-member T20I squad for the Women’s Asia Cup to be held in Bangladesh from October 1-15. Rodrigues missed the ongoing England tour because of a wrist injury that she picked up during her stint at the Women’s Hundred with Northern Superchargers. Since her return, Rodrigues has undergone three … Read more

Nuthyangana, Sewwandi and Methtananda named in Sri Lanka’s squad for women’s Asia Cup

Sri Lanka have made three changes to the side that travelled to Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games in July-August, as they named their 15-member squad for next month’s Asia Cup. Twenty-year-old Nuthyangana, who will deputise for Anushka Sanjeewani behind the stumps, has been earmarked as a talent for the future, as has 21-year-old Sewwandi who … Read more

Women T20 Asia Cup – Bangladesh to face Thailand in opener on October 1 India take on Pakistan on October 7

Hosts and defending champions Bangladesh will kick off the 2022 Women’s T20 Asia Cup against Thailand on October 1, with India taking on Sri Lanka in the second match of the day, in Sylhet on October 1, Jay Shah, the president of ACC, announced on Twitter on Tuesday. The semi-finals will be played on October … Read more

T20 World Cup 2021 – Ireland squad

Ireland have dropped offspinner Andy McBrine from their T20 World Cup squad, and brought in Simi Singh in place of him. While the rest of the 15-member squad wears a largely familiar look, there are also some new and inexperienced names. These include opening batter Stephen Doheny, who is yet to play a T20I; pace-bowling … Read more

Adam Milne, Finn Allen and Michael Bracewell included in New Zealand’s T20 World Cup squad

Fast bowler Adam Milne has been included in New Zealand’s squad for the T20 World Cup after missing recent tours due to an Achilles problem. Milne was part of last year’s tournament in the UAE after being called up as a replacement for Lockie Ferguson. During a career interrupted by injuries, he has taken 32 … Read more

Pakistan cricket – Fatima Sana out of Women’s Asia Cup with twisted ankle

Pakistan fast bowler Fatima Sana has been ruled out of the Women’s Asia Cup due to a twisted ankle. A PCB release said Sana had picked up the injury during the Women’s CPL, which was played in early September. She has been advised four weeks’ rest by the PCB’s medical panel. The Women’s Asia Cup … Read more