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‘Steyn is not dangerous’ – Shahzad
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‘Steyn is not dangerous’ – Shahzad

March 20th, 2016 | by admin
Mohammad Shahzad, the opening batsman, whose belligerent 19-ball 44 briefly gave Afghanistan hope of a shock victory over South Africa in Mumbai, believes his side would have come even closer to their first win of the Super 10s...
I look forward to challenges like these – Kohli
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I look forward to challenges like these – Kohli

March 20th, 2016 | by admin
India were 12 for 3 on a turning pitch in the opening game of the World T20 against New Zealand in Nagpur, and slumped to a 47-run defeat after Virat Kohli was dismissed for 23. Five days later, India were 23 for 3 on another...
Root takes England to record WT20 chase
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Root takes England to record WT20 chase

March 18th, 2016 | by admin
England 230 for 8 (Root 83, Roy 43, Abbott 3-41) beat South Africa 229 for 4 (Amla 58, Duminy 54*, de Kock 52) by two...
Wounded England face SA survival test
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Wounded England face SA survival test

March 18th, 2016 | by admin
Big picture England are uncomfortably well acquainted with early exits from world events, so there’s no disguising the peril that they once again find themselves in. The World T20’s main event has barely got underway...
Nothing at all is locked in – Smith
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Nothing at all is locked in – Smith

March 17th, 2016 | by admin
Buzzwords and key phrases quickly become clichés in cricket. Execute our skills to the best of our ability, anyone? How about being confident in our skill set? Or, the particularly Australian, Aggressive Brand of Cricket? Now...
Watson keen to give New Zealand reminder of World Cup final flop
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Watson keen to give New Zealand reminder of World Cup final flop

March 16th, 2016 | by admin
On February 17, 2005, men’s T20 International cricket was born in Auckland. In a match that was seen as a novelty, Australia and New Zealand made retro cool with body hugging canary and beige – and who could forget...
NZ spin trio routs India on raging turner
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NZ spin trio routs India on raging turner

March 15th, 2016 | by admin
For a long time, this New Zealand team was under the charge of a man who loved a gamble or two. But would even Brendon McCullum have been funky enough to go up to his two best bowlers, Tim Southee and Trent Boult, on the...
Duminy confident despite ‘really average season’
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Duminy confident despite ‘really average season’

March 15th, 2016 | by admin
All the dress rehearsals are over. South Africa have prepared at home and away, they have played at home and away, they have won at home and away. For good measure, they even lost at home, to Australia, and all of that will stand...
Sammy’s ensemble ready to back up Gayle
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Sammy’s ensemble ready to back up Gayle

March 15th, 2016 | by admin
Chris Gayle. Destructive. Chris Gayle. Massive. Chris Gayle. Best T20 batsman. Right from the time West Indies arrived in India, Darren Sammy has summoned courage from these words, even using them as incantations to rouse...
A match that became a pawn in a political game
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A match that became a pawn in a political game

March 11th, 2016 | by admin
The controversy around hosting the India-Pakistan World T20 in Dharamsala had a strong undercurrent of political rivalry The India-Pakistan match in Dharamsala – according to the original schedule – was acquired...