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Adelaide Strikers opened their WBBL defence with the largest margin of victory in the event’s history. Melbourne Stars was chasing the lowest score in WBBL history, 179, when they were bowled out for an incredible 29 in just 10 overs. Leg spinners Amanda-Jade Wellington (3 for 4) and Anesu Mushangwe (2 for 12), along with Megan Schutt (3 for 3), utterly crushed Meg Lanning’s team. Lanning was the first to fall in the second over, unable to get past Megan Schutt at midwicket. The next over saw Anesu Mushangwe remove Alice Capsley and Sophia Dunkley; Amanda-Jade Wellington was then brought…

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This World Cup, England’s performance has been dreadful. They appear to be a shadow of the 2019 World Cup winning squad after dropping their last two games. Their perception of invincibility and credibility have been tarnished by losses to Afghanistan and New Zealand. Ben Stokes is expected to return to the starting lineup for England’s match against South Africa in Mumbai on Saturday, October 21, which might provide the side with the momentum they need to turn around a disappointing campaign. After missing the first three games, Stokes—who is regarded as the best all-around player in the world—is back in…

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Glenn Phillips (71), who was out of the bag, and Tom Latham (68) put on a solid 144-run partnership for the fifth wicket as New Zealand overcame Afghanistan with a challenging total of 288 on Wednesday, October 18, in Chennai. Afghanistan lost the plot in the slog overs, with the last ten overs producing a whopping 103 runs. They also generally had bad catching, which allowed New Zealand to score about 30 to 40 runs more than they should have. Despite losing their first-ball batsman, Devon Conway, to Mujeeb-ur-Rahman in the opening Powerplay, Will Young produced a magnificent fifty with…

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Australia made a spectacular comeback to bowl Sri Lanka out for 209 in their World Cup encounter on Monday, October 16, in Lucknow. Prior to it, Sri Lanka had lost their first nine wickets while only giving up 52 runs. Australia’s comeback was initiated when Pat Cummins (23-22) dismissed both Lankan openers following a century stand. Australia broke the opening wicket stand and then chipped away at the opposition’s wickets to reduce their total to a ridiculously low level. After all, Sri Lanka would have expected a 300 or higher, given their debut performance. Sri Lanka was eliminated from the…

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Afghanistan’s record of 14 World Cup losses was broken on Sunday, October 15, when their spinners helped them defeat England in a historic victory. As they attempted to chase down a meagre 285 runs, the Afghan bowlers, who claimed eight of the ten wickets that fell, utterly destabilised the reigning champions. England would have been certain to win easily because dew would likely provide a pitch that was excellent for batting. But the early wicket of Jonny Bairstow by Fazalhaq Farooqi with a sharp inswinger set the tone for Afghanistan. The leg before wicket handed the Asians the early wickets…

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Shubman Gill was genuinely 100 percent well, whereas Rohit Sharma stated that he was “99 percent” able to play the day before the match against Pakistan while having dengue. The team’s management was afraid that anything would go wrong or that the player’s fever would come back on game day. The captain had factored in a little more time because of this in case something unforeseen occurred. The final call was made on the pitch shortly before kickoff on Saturday. The club management voiced cautious optimism regarding his availability, according to Cricbuzz. Whether he could stay on the pitch for…

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Afghanistan reached their second-highest World Cup total in Delhi on Sunday, October 15, capping an incredible batting effort against England. Liam Livingstone (1-33), Joe Root (1-19), and Adil Rashid (3–42) all had a significant role in this. On a harder hitting surface, the score on this occasion looked set to be more than 325 at one point, but England’s spinners steadied the ship throughout the innings. Similar to previous games held there, the Arun Jaitley Stadium provided an excellent batting surface. This, together with one side’s short boundary, made it as tough as possible to hit boundaries and score runs.…

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After a stunning collapse at the bat, India, Pakistan’s bitter rivals, defeated Pakistan for just 191 runs on Saturday, October 14, in Ahmedabad, India. With only 36 runs and eight wickets down, Pakistan had a chance to take control of the thrilling match at 155/2. India, having won the vital toss, asked Pakistan to bat first on a pitch that appeared to be getting slower as the match went on. Despite being cautious against Jasprit Bumrah, Imam-ul-Haq blasted three boundaries of Mohammad Siraj in his opening over. The Indian seamers maintained a good length and continued bowling in the direction…

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Bangladesh’s One-Day International skipper, Shakib Al Hasan, may not be able to start against India due to a left quad injury he sustained in their match against New Zealand. To prepare for the pivotal matchup with India, the Bangladeshi team flew from Chennai to Pune on Saturday. Shakib was brought to the hospital for a scan as soon as he finished his 10-over allowance because he was having problems hitting at one point. An MRI was performed on the left quadricep muscle, the affected region The physiotherapist for the national squad, Bayjedul Islam Khan, said: “The sportsman had pain in…

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Shubman Gill’s chances of playing in the highly anticipated India-Pakistan match in Ahmedabad would seem to have significantly improved after skipper Rohit Sharma gave his regular opening partner a “99% chance” of making the match. Gill’s unable to participate in India’s first two World Cup games due to a dengue fever. Actually, on Thursday, two days before the match, he chose to go to Ahmedabad rather than take the train from Chennai to Delhi. He warmed up on the foot nets with the rest of the Indian team the night before the game and then proceeded to the outdoor nets…

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