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Fakhar Zaman, pacers inspire Pakistan to 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh
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Fakhar Zaman, pacers inspire Pakistan to 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh

Kolkata, West Bengal, October 31: Riding on Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique's half-centuries and bowlers' brilliance Pakistan registered a 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday. With this brilliant victory, Pakistan broke their four-match losing streak in the ongoing tournament, moving up to 5th in the points table with 6 points. Meanwhile, the ODI World Cup semifinal dream remained unfulfilled for Bangladesh. Openers Zaman and Shafique scored 81 and 68 respectively while Mohammad Rizwan slammed an unbeaten 26, guiding their team to a 7-wicket triumph. For Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan Miraz bagged a three-wicket haul. Chasing a small total of 205, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman was unstoppable in the opening Powerpla...
Fans elated as Afghanistan register first-ever win over Pakistan in ODIs
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Fans elated as Afghanistan register first-ever win over Pakistan in ODIs

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, October 23: Following Afghanistan's first-ever historic victory over Pakistan in ODIs, ecstatic fans celebrated the landmark triumph and expressed gratitude to people from Chennai for support. Afghanistan created history by trouncing Pakistan for the first time in ODIs, courtesy of a fabulous batting display by Afghanistan's top 4 and Noor Ahmed's outstanding three-wicket haul. This is the second time the Afghanistan team caused a massive upset in the ongoing marquee event as the men of the warrior country defeated the defending champions England by 69 runs at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (65) Ibrahim Zadran (87) and Rahmat Shah (77)* starred with the bat to help Afghanistan register a commanding upset triumph. "I am from Afghanistan and...
Shami, Kohli shine as India break 20-year-old losing streak to New Zealand in ICC WC 2023
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Shami, Kohli shine as India break 20-year-old losing streak to New Zealand in ICC WC 2023

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, October 22: A five-wicket haul by Mohammed Shami and another masterclass by chase master Virat Kohli guided India to a four-wicket win over New Zealand in their ICC Cricket World Cup match at Dharamshala on Sunday. With this win, India has its fifth successive win and is at the top of the table with 10 points. NZ is at number two now with four wins and a loss, totalling to eight points. In the chase of 274 runs, India was off to a flying start as skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill were dealing in fours and sixes. The horrors of a terrible top-order start in the 2019 World Cup semifinals were being washed away with every shot they played. India reached the 50-run mark in 7.4 overs, with the help of a crisp boundary by Gill on a delivery by Matt Hen...
Kohli smashes 48th ODI ton as India beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets
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Kohli smashes 48th ODI ton as India beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets

Pune, Maharashtra, October 19: An explosive first wicket partnership between skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, followed by Virat Kohli's 48th ODI ton sealed India a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in their ICC Cricket World Cup match at Pune on Thursday. With four wins in four matches, India is at the second spot in the points table with eight points. New Zealand is at the top with a better net-run-rate. Bangladesh is at the seventh spot with one win and three losses. In the chase of 257, India started off brilliantly, with openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill seeing off any powerplay threats by Bangladesh. Fifty runs were up for India in just nine overs. At the end of the first powerplay, India was at 63/0, with Gill (26*) and Rohit (37*) unbeaten. Gill had smacked Nasum ...
We are prepared for hosting India-Pakistan match in Ahmedabad: GCA President
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We are prepared for hosting India-Pakistan match in Ahmedabad: GCA President

Gujarat, Oct 12: Ahead of the most anticipated match of the ODI World Cup 2023 between India and Pakistan at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) President Dhanraj Nathwani said that they are all prepared for hosting one of the most important tournament. Dhanraj Nathwani said that all the preparations are in place for the high-voltage match as per the standards set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Nathwani also added that GCA is very proud to host the most important game of the ODI World Cup 2023 along with the opening and final match. He also thanked the BCCI for giving GCA the opportunity to host them. "At Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) we are all prepared for hosting one of the most im...