Wednesday, April 17

T20 World Cup

CAN Unveils Nepal Jersey For T20 World Cup 2024
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CAN Unveils Nepal Jersey For T20 World Cup 2024

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal Men's Cricket Team jersey to be used during the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup has been unveiled. The jersey was unveiled amid a program held in Kathmandu by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday. Minister of Youth and Sports, Biraj Bhakta Shrestha along with the Member Secretary of the National Sports Council, Tanka Lal Ghising, jointly unveiled the jersey during the program. CAN vice-president Roshan Singh, secretary Paras Khadka and Kelme Nepal's managing director Uttam Neupane were also present at the event. The new jersey, designed by CAN's kit partners Kelme, contains a distinctive iteration compared to the ones used in the past. The jersey features symbols of national pride, Mount Everest and a one-horned...
Nepal Grouped Alongside South Africa & Sri Lanka In T20 World Cup 2024
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Nepal Grouped Alongside South Africa & Sri Lanka In T20 World Cup 2024

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - Nepal have been grouped alongside world cricket heavyweights South Africa and Sri Lanka in Group D of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Nepal make up the group alongside these two heavyweights, as well as Bangladesh and the Netherlands, according to the groups and schedule released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday. Nepal will take on the Netherlands in their first match on June 4, followed by a week-long gap before taking on Sri Lanka on June 11. Both these matches will be held in the USA. The rest of the two group matches against South Africa and Bangladesh on June 14 and 16, respectively, will be held in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines of the West Indies. Arch rivals India and Pakistan, alongside Ireland, C...
England sneaks past Pakistan to lift the title of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
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England sneaks past Pakistan to lift the title of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

By a Staff Reporter England sneaked past Pakistan by 5 wickets to lift the title of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022. England, who won the toss at Melbourne Cricket Ground elected to field first. A poor start from the high-profile openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam limited Pakistan to 137/8 in the prescribed 20 overs. Pakistan's inning The first wicket of the match came in 4.2 overs. Sam Curran bowled Mohammad Rizwan when he was at 15 runs off 14 deliveries. The number 3 batsman Mohammad Haris then entered the crease to collect 8 runs off 12 deliveries. Babar Azam scored 32 runs with 2 fours off 28 balls before returning to the pavilion in 11.1 overs. Adil Rashid delivered and caught to send Babar and Pakistan's title hope off. Shan Masood played the big inning for P...
England trashed India
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England trashed India

By a Staff Reporter England trashed India by 10 wickets to meet Pakistan in the finals of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022. India, who started with the bat after losing the toss at Adelaide Oval collected 168 runs in the scheduled 20 overs losing 6 wickets. A two-half-century inning each from Hardik Pandya (63) and Virat Kohli (50) was not enough for India to qualify for the finals. With Opener KL Rahul collecting 5 runs off 5 deliveries with a four, Skipper Rohit Sharma bagged 57 runs before getting caught by Sam Curran off Chris Jordan's delivery in the 8.5 overs. Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant contributed 14 and 6 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin remained not out for 0. England's Chris Jordan booked 3 wickets in his name whereas Chris Woaks and Adil Rashid took a wicket eac...
Pakistan to play final for the first time in 13 years
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Pakistan to play final for the first time in 13 years

By a Staff Reporter Pakistan sidelined New Zealand by 7 wickets to march on to the finals of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup for the first time in 13 years. New Zealand won the toss at Sydney Cricket Ground and elected to bat first. It cost them 4 wickets to collect 152 runs in the prescribed 20 overs. Daryl Mitchell's only half-century inning was not enough for New Zealand to head toward the final. Opener batsman got LBW out by Shaheen Shah Afridi for 4 runs. Devon Conway contributed 21 runs before getting run out by the hands of Shadab Khan. Shaheen then bowled New Zealand's skipper Kane Williamson when he was at 46 runs off 42 deliveries with a four and a sixer. Mohammad Nawaz caught Glenn Phillips for 6 runs. Mitchel and James Neesham lasted till the end for 53 and 16 runs...
India atops Super Twelve’s Group B
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India atops Super Twelve’s Group B

By a Staff Reporter Mighty India beat Netherlands by 57 runs in an ongoing ICC T20 World Cup to atop Group B of Super Twelve with 4 points in bag. India, who won the toss and decided to bat first, collected 179 runs in the scheduled 20 overs losing 2 wickets at Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia. India's star performer Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 62 runs off 44 deliveries with 3 fours and 2 sixers. Captain Rohit Sharma added 53 runs off 39 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixers. Paul van Meekeren sent off opener Kannur Lokesh Rahul with 9 runs off 12 deliveries. Middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav remained unbeaten for 51 runs off 25 balls. Netherlands failed to chase a winning target of 180 runs as they scored 123 runs expending 9 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs. Ti...
Kohli stars in India’s win over Pakistan
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Kohli stars in India’s win over Pakistan

By a Staff Reporter Agency - Virat Kohli's masterclass drove India to a winning start in ICC T20 World Cup after a thrilling win over neighbors India in Melbourne on Sunday. India registered a 4 wicket win in the last ball of the match despite a slow start chasing 160 runs to win. Kohli starred with an excellent batting display scoring 82 runs off 53 deliveries. He scored 6 fours and 4 sixes. Kohli and Hardik Pandya added 113 runs for fourth wicket to lay foundation. India were 31-4 in the seventh over before the duo built the innings. Kohli struggled at the start scoring just 11 runs off 20 balls. But he scored 71 runs off next 33 deliveries. Pandya added 40 runs off 37 balls. Mohammad Nawaz and Haris Rauf took two wickets each but they could not defend 31 runs off last 2 ov...
Smith benched as Australia put NZ to bat
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Smith benched as Australia put NZ to bat

By a Staff Reporter Australia have benched former skipper Steve Smith for their first match against New Zealand in the ICC T20 World Cup on Saturday. Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and chose to field first. Finch will open with David Warner for the Aussies. Australia have opted to play with Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis in the middle order. Tim David and Matthew Wade continue to take up the finishing role. Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will partner lone spinner Adam Zampa in bowling attack. New Zealand have dropped experienced opener Martin Guptill for the first match. Finn Allen and Devon Conway will open the innings. Skipper Kane Williamson, Glenn Phillips and Mark Chapman will stabilize the middle order. Jimmy Neesham and M...
Zimbabwe and Ireland enter Super 12
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Zimbabwe and Ireland enter Super 12

By a Staff Reporter Zimbabwe and Ireland have booked a spot in the Super 12 of ICC T20 World Cup after registering victories in the last day of First Round. In the first match of Group B held on Friday, Ireland shocked two time champions West Indies. Touted as one of the favorites of the tournament, West Indies went down to Ireland by 9 wickets. Batting first, Windies could muster 146/5 in first innings. Brandon King was the only performer for the West Indies inning with not out 62 runs off 48 deliveries. Gareth Delany took 3 wickets for 16 runs to reduce West Indies. Ireland then saw experienced opener Paul Stirling play one of his best T20I innings to take Ireland through to the second round. Stirling remained unbeaten in 66 off 48 balls. Ireland reached the target in 18th ...
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