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T20 WC: Berrington, bowlers shine as Scotland defeat PNG in Group B

Muscat [Oman], October 19 (ANI): Richie Berrington's 70-run knock and a spirited bowling performance helped Scotland defeat Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 17 runs in Group B of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1) on Tuesday. Chasing 166, PNG...
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T20 World Cup: Maheesh Theekshana has lot more to offer, says Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka

After a minor hiccup in the beginning, Sri Lanka made light work of the 97-run target and chased it down with seven wickets and 39 balls to spare. The win takes Sri Lanka to the top of the Group A table with a net run rate of +2.607. The Sri Lankan bowlers had won half the battle for their team in the first innings as the Namibia batters looked uncomfortable against the spin as well as the genuine pace. Maheesh Theekshana took three wickets, while Lahiru Kumara and Wanindu Hasaranga each had two.

T20 World Cup: Bowlers, Fernando and Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka beat Namibia

T20 World Cup: Bowlers, Fernando and Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka beat Namibia. Abu Dhabi: A clinical performance with the ball followed by an unbroken partnership of 74 between Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa meant Sri Lanka edged past Namibia by seven wickets in a Group A match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.

Complete List of Top 10 Fastest Bowler in IPL History

Fast bowling is an art form in itself, and only the best of the best can push it to the limits. The biggest domestic stage of all, the Indian Premier League is the pinnacle where we see those limits being pushed. All the best bowlers from around the globe bowl at this stage. The raw and brutal pace of fast bowlers can dictate how the match is played. Let’s take a look at the top 10 fastest bowler in IPL history and special mentions in IPL 2021 who are spearheading the extravagant league.

Six bowlers on a flat wicket would be ideal for Kohli: Agarkar

Former India paceman Ajit Agarkar feels that skipper Virat Kohli would like to go in with six bowlers -- three of them seamers -- on the relatively flat pitches in the UAE, when India begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on October 24. While the batting...

WATCH: Pakistani bowler Fayyaz Butt, who cleaned up KL Rahul in 2010 U19 WC, representing Oman in T20 World Cup 2021

Fayyaz Butt, currently representing Oman in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, featured in the same U19 World Cup as Indian opener KL Rahul. But with a small twist to the tale, while Rahul was donning the Indian jersey, but Fayyaz Butt was representing Pakistan. He did not end up playing a single domestic game in the country having done well in that tournament.

Theekshana spins Sri Lanka to comprehensive win

© AFP/Getty Images Maheesh Theekshana struck with his first ball of the tournament © AFP/Getty Images. Sri Lanka 100 for 3 (Rajapaksa 42*, Fernando 30*) beat Namibia 96 all out (Craig Williams 29, Theekshana 3-25, Kumara 2-9) by seven wickets. An all-round display from Sri Lanka was too much for...