India's dominance now extends across all formats with them already occupying the No.1 spot in Tests and T20Is. This is only the second time in men's cricketing history that a side has achieved the No.1 ranking across the formats. Prior to this, only South Africa had achieved the feat back in August 2012.
The 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup will be hosted jointly by the West Indies and the USA. 20 teams will be divided into four groups of five each for the first round. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the Super eight stage.
Bangladesh won the gold at Guangzhou in 2010, while Sri Lanka took the top medal at Incheon in 2014, with Afghanistan being runners-up on both occasions.
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Rohit Sharma achieved the milestone when he reached 22 runs after India won the toss and opted to bat on a bright afternoon in Colombo. Sharma became the 15th batter overall to score 10,000 runs in ODI cricket.
AB de Villiers feels if India manage to control the expectations around them, then he expects them to go a long way in the tournament.
Young Indian batter Rinku Singh has said that he has seen his family face financial struggles and “wanted to help them overcome through cricket”.
India was fined five per cent of their match fee for falling one over short of the minimum over-rate, while West Indies have been fined 10 per cent of their match fee for falling two overs short of the minimum over-rate.
Rahul Dravid's cricket brilliance, defending every ball, and fan admiration during a vintage match go viral, evoking nostalgia for traditional cricket.
Virat Kohli's die-hand fan Pintu Behera from Odisha’s Berhampur has got a global recognition with an opportunity to feature in the world cup promo. He has inked as many as 16 tattoos of his idol Virat Kohli all over his body.
The 38-year-old, who led the Blue Tigers to successive championship victories in the form of the Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship, is eternally grateful for the love that the masses continue to shower upon him at every given opportunity.
Resuming the final day on 114/4, Stokes and Ben Duckett (83) added a further 63 runs before the former fell to Josh Hazlewood just after the first hour of the morning session was over.
Rahane, playing in Test cricket for the first time since January 2022, shined on his comeback with a splendid 89, his 26th half-century in the format. Thakur, meanwhile, had luck on his side and survived some blows on his forearm to make a gritty 51, his third consecutive fifty at the venue.
The London-bound Indian team is to leave in batches and the congregation of the full squad for the WTC final will happen only by May 30, after the final of the IPL 2023 on May 28.
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Organisers believe the stadium's popularity will soar with the new outfield and they are leaving no stone unturned to make the match an unforgettable affair.
In the interview done by Cricket District handle, Richards talked about his desire to play in T20 leagues like the Indian Premier League (IPL) after he was done playing Test cricket if such a concept existed during his playing career.
In the petition moved in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court, Tammanah Hashmi claimed that these sportsmen and actors are playing with the present and future of youths by making them involve themselves in gambling
IPL 2023, 16th edition of T20 cricket league, to start on March 31, fans can book tickets online via Paytm Insider.
Chasing a target of 311, Nepal made a horrendous start as they lost Aasif Sheikh (0) and Kushal Malla (5) within the first nine balls. Skipper Rohit Paudel tried to bring a semblance of the order along with Kushal Bhurtel, but fell in the seventh over to Aayan Khan. At 37/3, the game seemed to be slipping away from Nepal's grasp.