Georgia Elwiss in India blog 2

Georgia Elwiss is blogging exclusively for ecb.co.uk during the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in India. In her second instalment she reflects on meeting the Dalai Lama, fun and games on the team bus in Delhi and England winning their first two group games. I’m very pleased to be reporting two wins out of two to kick-start our ICC WT20 campaign. First up, Bangladesh in Bangalore. To say we have been well…

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World T20: Hockey Team Cheers for India in Bangladesh Match

Indian hockey team cheering for Team India during the World T20 match against Bangladesh. (Photo Credit: BCCI on Twitter) © Twitter Bengaluru: The Indian hockey team were out at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium to cheer for the national cricket team which was playing Bangladesh in a World Twenty20 Group 2 match on Wednesday. (Scorecard | Blog) “Good luck team india. it’s great to witness a live match here in Bengaluru…

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World T20: Taskin Ahmed Suspension Upheld by Judicial Commissioner

Taskin Ahmed can apply to the ICC for a re-assessment of his bowling action. © AFP Highlights Bengaluru: Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed’s suspension from bowing in international cricket was on Wednesday upheld by a judicial commissioner following a review hearing. The ICC said in a release that Taskin had “exercised his right to request an expeditious review of his case by a judicial commissioner” after his suspension for an…

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India pip Bangladesh in thriller

India pulled a one-run victory out of the fire, taking three wickets in the last three balls, to keep their ICC World Twenty20 hopes alive with the most tense of wins over Bangladesh in Bangalore. With the Tigers needing 11 from the last over, bowled by Hardik Pandya, Mushfiqur Rahim hit the second and third balls for four to make it two required from three deliveries. However Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah both…

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Leg-spinner Luus runs through Ireland

23 March 2016 | Rob Barnett    Tweet                 Sune Luus claimed amazing figures of 5-8 from four overs as South Africa thrashed Ireland in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20. The 20-year-old leg-spinner ripped through Ireland’s middle order, consigning them to a total of 89 for nine and defeat by 67 runs in Chennai The Proteas, who now sit second in Group A after their first win,…

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England bat; Vince comes in for Hales

Toss England chose to bat v AfghanistanLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details James Vince came in for Alex Hales, who is out with a stiff back © Getty Images England have won the toss and elected to bat in their World T20 match against Afghanistan in Delhi. James Vince came into the England side for Alex Hales, who has a stiff back, while Liam Plunkett was preferred to Reece Topley, who…

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World T20: Ashish Nehra Trolled for 'Using Old Nokia Phone' Comment

Ashish Nehra said Team India is focused on winning their World T20 tie against Bangladesh on Wednesday. © BCCI Highlights Bengaluru: Indian pacer Ashish Nehra was on Tuesday trolled for his comments that he is still “using his old phone” and doesn’t have social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter. “You are asking this question to a wrong person because I am somebody who is not on social media. I…

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Shahid Afridi Indicates he Would Retire After World T20

The PCB had on Monday said that the Board had reached an understanding with Shahid Afridi that he will retire after the World T20. © AFP Highlights Mohali: Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Tuesday gave clear indications that he would retire from the shortest format after his team’s campaign ends in the ongoing ICC World T20. After Pakistan’s 22-run defeat to New Zealand in a crucial World T20 match, a…

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New Zealand Now World T20 Favourites, Say Kiwi Media

New Zealand have only reached the semis of the World T20 once before, at the inaugural event in 2007. © AFP Highlights Wellington: The Black Caps’ undefeated march to the World T20 semi-finals means the side that international pundits initially dismissed as “a lesser team” are now tournament favourites, New Zealand media said Wednesday. The New Zealanders seized their place in the final four with a 22-run win over Pakistan…

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