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

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

SA20 – South Africa T20 league

David Miller has been named Paarl Royals captain for the inaugural season of SA20, South Africa’s T20 league, which is scheduled for January 2023. Miller was snapped up by the franchise in August, along with Jos Buttler, Obed McCoy and Corbin Bosch. All four players have worked with the owners before, having represented Rajasthan Royals … Read more

Harshal Patel upgrades his T20 skills with new-ball bowling and length variations

Training without the fear of competition has been liberating for Harshal Patel. Having recovered from a rib injury that ruled him out of the Asia Cup that just finished in the UAE, Harshal is looking forward to life on the road again, which will soon include a maiden World Cup appearance. But first he has … Read more

T20 World Cup 2022 – UAE squad

UAE have dropped former captain Rohan Mustafa – their most-capped player across formats – from the T20 World Cup squad. The team will be led by CP Rizwan, who was named UAE’s T20I captain only last month. Ironically, Mustafa had hit the winning runs for UAE against Ireland in the final of the qualifying tournament … Read more