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In a dramatic moment during the T20 World Cup Super 8 clash, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock got a significant reprieve after England’s Mark Wood mishandled a straightforward catch. The match took place at Beausejour Stadium in St. Lucia on Friday, June 21. Wood’s misjudgment at fine leg led to a prolonged review by the third umpire, ultimately ruling in the batter’s favor. Quinton de Kock, who had swiftly reached his fifty, played a sweep shot off Adil Rashid’s bowling. At first glance, it seemed like an easy catch for Wood in the deep. However, he misjudged the ball’s trajectory,…

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Former India opener and current Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) mentor Gautam Gambhir recently addressed speculations about him being the front-runner for the position of India’s next head coach. At an event, Gambhir humorously remarked that he isn’t looking that far ahead when questioned about the possibility. Current Team India head coach Rahul Dravid’s tenure is set to end following the 2024 T20 World Cup. Dravid has confirmed that he is not seeking an extension, and in recent days, Gambhir’s name has emerged as a potential successor. Reportedly, Gambhir participated in a virtual interview with the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee earlier…

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Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar believes the Indian team might be considering bringing in the dynamic left-hander Yashasvi Jaiswal during the ongoing T20 World Cup. The current opening duo of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli has been underwhelming, with partnerships of just 22, 12, 0, and 11 so far. While the Indian team management might want to maintain their winning combination, Manjrekar thinks Jaiswal’s potential to change the game single-handedly is a temptation too strong to ignore. Speaking to ESPNCricinfo, Manjrekar said: “A left-hander, plus the kind of game that he (Jaiswal) has. At some stage, India will feel the…

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Fans expressed their frustration with Indian captain Rohit Sharma following his early dismissal for eight off 13 balls in the T20 World Cup Super 8 match against Afghanistan on Thursday, June 20. The crucial clash took place at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. Rohit started his innings cautiously, scoring five runs in the first over bowled by Fazalhaq Farooqi. However, in the third over, he attempted to hit across the line but was caught at mid-on by Rashid Khan, falling prey to the two-paced nature of the wicket. Rohit’s ongoing struggle against left-arm pacers was evident once again. He…

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Fazalhaq Farooqi showcased his brilliance with the ball for Afghanistan in their 2024 T20 World Cup encounter against India at Barbados on Thursday, June 20. The left-arm pacer made an early impact by dismissing India’s captain Rohit Sharma, followed by the crucial wickets of Suryakumar Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja, concluding with impressive figures of 3/33 in his four overs. Farooqi has been in stellar form throughout the ICC event, claiming 15 wickets in just five matches. His exceptional performance included a standout 4/17 against New Zealand during the group stage, contributing significantly to Afghanistan’s 84-run triumph. The 23-year-old is on…

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Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya made a significant contribution with the bat during their Super 8 clash against Afghanistan at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Thursday, June 20. On the back of Hardik and Suryakumar Yadav’s impactful knocks, the Men in Blue posted a formidable 181 in their 20 overs. India won the toss and opted to bat first. However, the decision seemed shaky as Rohit Sharma was dismissed in the third over. Despite a couple of partnerships, Afghanistan managed to strike at crucial moments, stalling India’s momentum until Hardik joined Suryakumar at the crease. Key Contributions from Hardik Pandya…

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Suryakumar Yadav dazzled with the bat in India’s Super 8 match of the 2024 T20 World Cup against Afghanistan in Barbados on Thursday, June 20. The dynamic batter smashed a 27-ball half-century, marking the fourth-fastest fifty of the tournament. India, after winning the toss, opted to bat first. However, their start was shaky as skipper Rohit Sharma fell early. The situation worsened with Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli departing after decent starts. Suryakumar Yadav walked in at 54/2 after seven overs. Despite the pressure, he exhibited positive intent, countering Afghanistan’s bowlers with aplomb. He scored his second consecutive half-century, finishing…

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Indian-born pacer Saurabh Netravalkar has garnered widespread acclaim for his exceptional bowling performances at the ongoing 2024 T20 World Cup. The 32-year-old, who also works as an engineer for software giant Oracle, has effectively balanced his professional and sporting careers. On Saturday, June 15, Netravalkar expressed his gratitude to Oracle on his official X (formerly Twitter) handle for supporting his cricketing ambitions alongside his tech career. “Thank you so much @Oracle for your support in enabling me to pursue my passion alongside my tech career!”, he tweeted. Impressive Performances in the T20 World Cup Netravalkar became a sensation after leading…

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Team India faces off against Canada in their last group-stage match of the 2024 T20 World Cup at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida, on Saturday, June 15. Originally scheduled to start at 8 pm IST, the toss has been delayed due to a wet outfield, following heavy rains in Florida on Friday. A minimum of five overs per side must be bowled to constitute a game in this mega ICC tournament. Weather Forecast and Match Prospects According to BBC Weather, sunny conditions are expected with no showers predicted during the match. Temperatures will range between…

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India and Canada were set to face off at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida, on Saturday, June 15, for match number 33 of the 2024 T20 World Cup. Scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM (IST) or 10:30 AM (local time), the game faced immediate challenges. A wet outfield delayed the toss as Florida’s recent floods cast a shadow over the 2024 T20 World Cup fixtures at this venue. Friday’s match between the United States of America (USA) and Ireland was also abandoned due to rain. Multiple inspections by the on-field officials for the IND vs…

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