Oman Cricket, expected to host the initial matches of the T20 World Cup which will act as qualifier for the main draw, has a task at hand as it looks to upgrade its facilities within three months after the Indian Cricket Board took its time
The UAE seems to be a much-sought-after destination for global sports competitions, especially for those events that cannot be hosted in home countries due to COVID-19 (“ICC confirms T20 WC to be held in UAE, sends wave of euphoria
Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc is completely focused on the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in the UAE in October-November this year and sees the 10 T20Is lined up over the next month as a great ‘opportunity’ to play
Liam Livingstone slammed the fastest T20I ton by an England player but couldn't take his side to victory as Pakistan notched a 31-run win in the opening tie of the three-match series at Trent Bridge.
Spectacular clashes are on the cards as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the draw for the Twenty 20 World Cup in which arch rivals India and Pakistan have been drawn in the same group.
Hasaranga returned career-best T20 figures of 4-9 with his leg-spin as India finished on a paltry 81-8, a total Sri Lanka overhauled in 14.3 overs. Dhananjaya de Silva, unbeaten on 23, and Hasaranga, 14 not out, steered the team home after Indian leg-spinner Rahul Chahar sent back Sri Lanka’s top three batsmen.
The swashbuckling wicket-keeper batsman, who took retirement from international cricket last year, will be seen motivating the team at the showpiece event.
The 38-year-old, one of the most successful limited over bowlers of all time with his distinctive 'sling' action, said he would now devote himself to supporting the next generation of cricketers.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes could miss the men’s T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October and November. Stokes has been on an indefinite break from all forms of cricket
The Pakistan Cricket Board said that it had appointed former test players Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq as interim coaches for the home limited-overs series against New Zealand that starts this month, and for the two T20s against England in October.