• Southee and Boult run through India to seal massive victory

Ireland choose to bat against Oman

Toss Ireland chose to bat v OmanLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Ireland picked Craig Young in their pace attack and left out George Dockrell © Matthew Lewis-IDI/ID Ireland captain William Porterfield chose to bat, unlike what Netherlands did earlier in the day on the same ground, in their opening match of the World T20 against Oman in Dharamsala. Porterfield did not give any specific reasons behind his decision, apart from,…

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Bowlers secure victory after Tamim 83

Bangladesh 153 for 7 (Tamim 83, van der Gugten 3-21) beat Netherlands 145 for 7 (Borren 29, Al-Amin 2-24, Shakib 2-28) by eight runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Play 01:30 Watch – Tamim Iqbal’s unbeaten 83 Taskin Ahmed bowled a high-quality last over, giving away eight runs when the Netherlands required 17 to win, to help Bangladesh start their World T20 campaign with an eight-run win in Dharamsala. The game swung…

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Mumbai hold advantage despite RoI fightback

Rest of India 306 and 100 for 1 (Bharat 42) need 380 runs to beat Mumbai 603 and 182 (Lad 60, Jayant 4-93, Unadkat 3-16)Scorecard and ball-by-ball details File photo – Jaydev Unadkat took 3 for 16 as Mumbai were bowled out for 182 in the second innings © Getty Images Rest of India regained some lost ground on day four of the Irani Cup by bowling out Mumbai for…

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England Deaf shift focus to Pakistan

England Deaf have turned their attention to Pakistan after today’s opening Deaf ICC Championship ODI game against South Africa was abandoned following heavy rain. The match at the ICC Academy Oval in Dubai was called off without a ball being bowled and, with no possibility of the fixture being arranged during the tournament, each team was awarded one competition point. Heavy rainfall in Dubai has forced the abandonment of England’s…

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Oman stun Ireland in thriller

Oman overcame a mid-innings wobble to stun Ireland and earn a thrilling two-wicket win on their ICC World Twenty20 debut. Chasing 155 in the Group A fixture, Oman appeared to be cruising on 69 for none in the ninth over only to collapse to 90 for five.  Aamer Ali came to the crease with 65 needed from six overs but hit his third ball for six before putting Oman back in the driving seat…

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Zimbabwe look to tighten disciplines against Scotland

Match facts Thursday, March 10, 2016Start time 1500 local (0930GMT)  Zimbabwe’s attack will look to Wellington Masakadza to bowl more disciplined lines © AFP Big Picture The cruelty of the World T20 qualifying phase is that every game is crucial and Scotland’s key moment may already have come and gone. Their defeat to Afghanistan meant their hopes of progressing now depend on themselves and other results. So for them, there…

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Morgan embraces naivety as England aim high

Eoin Morgan has his hands full at England’s press conference © AFP A year ago to the day, during the 2015 World Cup in Adelaide, Eoin Morgan experienced what must surely rank as one of the lowest ebbs in the often moribund history of England cricket captaincy. Defeat to Bangladesh – and a duck to boot, Morgan’s fourth in nine innings since taking over from Alastair Cook at the start…

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T20 World Cup: Pakistan All Set To Fly Out To India After ICC Gives Assurance Of Security

Pakistan will finally fly out to India after the International Cricket Council assured the Pakistan Cricket Board that their team would be provided the best security possible © AFP The Pakistan World T20 squad is all set to leave for New Delhi from Lahore on Wednesday afternoon despite prevailing uncertainty over security clearance being given to the team to travel to India for the tournament. (Pakistan Set to Fly to…

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India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup: Dharamsala Doubtful Venue — Ten Developments

India have never lost to Pakistan in ICC T20 World Cup. © Getty Images Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday to discuss security concerns around the T20 World Cup to be held in India from this week. The Pakistan Cricket Board has delayed the departure of both the men’s and women’s teams. 1) The Pakistan teams were to fly to Delhi…

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