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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 ...
Red-hot India aim to continue winning streak in World Cup 2023 as they face Bangladesh today
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Red-hot India aim to continue winning streak in World Cup 2023 as they face Bangladesh today

Pune, Maharashtra, India, October 19: The Rohit Sharma-led red-hot team India aim to continue its winning streak in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 at home as they face Bangladesh at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune today. The rivalry between India and Bangladesh has grown in recent years, as the 2011 World Cup champions have found the Bangla Tigers to be a difficult side to crack. The two Asian cricket giants are set to clash in the 17th match of the ongoing World Cup 2023 in Pune today at 2:00 PM IST. India, who are riding high on confidence, will back themselves to keep their winning streak alive as this match follows India's three previous victories against Australia, Afghanistan, and their arch-rivals Pakistan. The Men in Blue have dominated the head-to-head...
Netherlands thrash South Africa by 38 runs, cause second big upset of World Cup
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Netherlands thrash South Africa by 38 runs, cause second big upset of World Cup

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh October 17: Netherlands caused the second big upset of this World Cup on Tuesday as they defeated fancied South Africa by 38 runs in Dharamshala. A three-wicket haul by Logan van Beek, a half-century by skipper Scott Edwards and an all-round show by Roelof van der Merwe helped the Netherlands beat South Africa, two days after Afghanistan caused an upset by defeating England. South Africa are now at the third spot with two wins and a loss and four points. The Netherlands are at ninth with a win, two losses. Chasing 246 runs in 43 overs, the Proteas started decently, with Quinton de Kock and skipper Temba Bavuma unleashing some big hits. However, Colin Ackermann ended the partnership between the duo at 36 runs, dismissing de Kock for 20 as he was caught...
“It seemed like a BCCI event”: Mickey Arthur after defeat against India
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“It seemed like a BCCI event”: Mickey Arthur after defeat against India

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, October 15: Pakistan team director Mickey Arthur was dissatisfied after India registered a comprehensive victory over Pakistan on Saturday at the Narendra Modi Stadium here and questioned the one-sided nature of the fan base. Considered to be one of the most fierce rivalries in the world of cricket, the India-Pakistan clash took place in the world's biggest stadium - Narendra Modi Stadium. Home fans turned up in large numbers to support the 'Men in Blue'. After India walked away with a comprehensive 7-wicket victory, Arthur didn't hold back his disappointment and said in the post-match press conference, "Look, I'd be lying if I said it did. It didn't seem like an ICC event to be brutally honest. It seemed like a bilateral series; it seemed like a BCCI event. I did...