Tag - T20

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup: Indian-origin cricketer set to lead team USA


The International Cricket Council (ICC) has unveiled schedule for the upcoming ICC Men’s T-20 Cricket World Cup in June. This edition of the mega event will witness a total of 55 matches played across West Indies and America.   It marks a historic moment as the T-20 Cricket World Cup is being hosted in the United States for the first time....

India thrash Bangladesh to win hattrick of titles in T20 World Cup for Blind


Riding on brilliant centuries from captain Ajay Kumar Reddy and Sunil Ramesh, India thrashed Bangladesh by 120 runs in the final to win their third consecutive title in the T20 World Cup for the Blind.  Ramesh smashed 136 off 63 balls with the help of 24 boundaries and one six, while Reddy struck 100 off...

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: Expat teams from India, Australia to play T20 match in NY


The expat teams from India and Australia will feature in a special T20 cricket match for the inaugural 'International Liberty Cup' here later this month, organized to celebrate the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.  The Consulates General of India and Australia in New York will be conducting the match on October 22. Minister of State for...

Hardik Pandya completes a circle in Dubai


Dubai: "The comeback is greater than the setback." With this line after India defeated Pakistan by five wickets in an absorbing Asia Cup 2022 contest, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya himself summed up his life completing a full circle in the Dubai International Stadium, seen from the pictures of 2018 and 2022. In the 2018 Asia...

SRK’s Knight Riders group to build ‘world-class’ cricket stadium in LA


Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Knight Riders group has partnered with USA Major League Cricket (MLC) T20 to build a world-class cricket stadium in Los Angeles. They have moved forward with lease negotiations and design approvals for the aforementioned project on a 15-acre parcel at Great Park.  "Our investment in MLC in America is based...

T20: Indian origin cricketers power USA’s historic win against Ireland


It was a historic moment for USA cricket when their men's cricket team stunned Ireland by 26 runs in Lauderhill. After being reduced to 16/4, a superb partnership led USA to post a total of 188/6 in their first match of the T20I series against Ireland.   Electing to bat first after winning the toss, USA's...

T20 World Cup: Australia clinch their maiden title


Dubai: A clinical unbeaten knock from Mitchell Marsh (77 not out off 50 balls) along with a crucial half-century by David Warner (53 off 38 balls) and a superlative spell by Josh Hazlewood (3/16) powered Australia to win their first Men's T20 World Cup trophy, defeating New Zealand by eight wickets in the final...

Rohit to lead India in T20Is against Kiwis, Kohli rested


Mumbai: Impressive performers in IPL 2021, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshal Patel, and Avesh Khan were named in a refreshed 16-man India squad that will take on New Zealand in a three-match T20I series, starting November 17, with star opener Rohit Sharma as the captain. With Virat Kohli relinquishing the T20I captaincy, the Chetan Sharma-led...

‘With you Shami’, cricketers condemn online attack on pacer


Dubai: Several cricketers, past and current, on Monday came out in support of pacer Mohammed Shami, who has been receiving derogatory and hateful comments on social media after India lost to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match. The Virat Kohli-led side started its ICC T20 World Cup campaign on a disappointing note as...