ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021/22

T20 has gone too far in the direction of entertainment

When bowlers are reduced to deliberately bowling wide and wickets come off batters' errors, you know the balance isn't right
May 22, 2022

Matthew Wade played T20 World Cup final with a torn side

Wicketkeeper revealed he suffered the injury at training the day before and didn't want to know the result of his scan
November 18, 2021

Aaron Finch keen to lead Australia's T20 title defence at home

He's also keen to lead Australia at 2023 50-over World Cup despite revealing his surgically repaired knee flared up again in the recent tournament
November 18, 2021

Graham Ford resigns as Ireland head coach ahead of USA, West Indies tours

Cricket Ireland high-performance director says Ford wanted to put "his mental health, physical health and family first at this time"
November 17, 2021

Warner on blistering World Cup after poor IPL: 'If you keep working hard, you will always have a second chance'

"I was batting extremely well in the nets, and it was only a matter of time before it all started to work out"
November 16, 2021

Seven host cities announced for 2022 T20 World Cup, MCG to host final

Adelaide Oval to host a global semi-final for the first time, alongside the SCG
November 16, 2021

Stats - Luck of the toss, spin to win, and the slowest men's T20 World Cup

All the numbers - at once interesting and intriguing - from the T20 World Cup 2021
May 23, 2022

David Warner links Australia to the great sides of the past

This is a more touchy-feely version of the old gnarled champions, but among them is a match-winner every bit as bullish as the old macho men
May 22, 2022

Stead admits NZ are facing a 'tough and challenging' schedule

Team will begin their tour of India with a three-match T20I series in Jaipur, just three days after losing the T20 WC final
November 15, 2021

Talent over planning: how Josh Hazlewood became a T20 star

At one stage in his career, the fast bowler played just three T20 matches in more than 2000 days
May 23, 2022

Kane Williamson: Australia 'got momentum and it never changed'

Kane Williamson praised his bowlers for their performance over the tournament despite a tough night in the final
November 15, 2021

Kane Williamson produces a masterclass but history repeats itself for New Zealand

The captain overcame a slow start to take down Mitchell Starc but the prize eluded him
May 12, 2022

Toss played 'a big part', admits Aaron Finch, but so did Australia aggression

Australia emulate West Indies in lifting trophy having not won batting first
May 23, 2022

Stats - A record chase, and a maiden T20 title for Australia men

All the stats and records from the 2021 T20 World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand
May 21, 2022

Mitchell Marsh proves his doubters wrong

Allrounder bounces back from being dropped after two games for unlikely starring role at No. 3
May 21, 2022

'I can't wait to keep playing with this team' - Stoinis, Langer, Maxwell, Cummins and others reflect on Australia's win

The Australian players reflect on their title win and what it means to them
May 23, 2022

Marsh, Warner muscle Australia to T20 World Cup glory

Williamson's brilliant 85 in vain as New Zealand lose second straight global limited-overs final
November 15, 2021

How much did the Kane Williamson drop cost Australia?

Williamson's innings would have ended on 21 off 22 balls; he went on to score 85 off 48 balls
November 14, 2021

Tactics Board: What total to aim for, the importance of Ish Sodhi, and who will target Adam Zampa?

A look at where the final between Australia and New Zealand could be won or lost
May 22, 2022

'Underestimated' Adam Zampa could be key in middle overs of T20 World Cup final

"I know my role and I thrive off those challenges. Spin bowling in the middle is something I really enjoy"
May 12, 2022

Stats, trivia and trends: on winning tosses, and winning titles at the Men's T20 World Cup

How skewed are the numbers in favour of win-toss-and-bowl this tournament? What about the old adage of "runs on the board in pressure games"?
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Expect Warner, Starc to shine in Men's T20 World Cup final

Fantasy tips for the Men's T20 World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand
November 13, 2021

Data-defying Australia 40 overs away from elusive T20 glory

Australia might not rely heavily on data but they have excellent cricketers and plenty of self belief, and on the big night in cricket's most volatile format that can be enough
March 22, 2022

Williamson confirms Seifert coming in as New Zealand eye double

Team treating it as just another game to win, says captain
November 13, 2021

Australia's batting versus New Zealand's bowling key in contest of evenly matched teams

Dew was not a big factor in the Dubai semi-final, but both captains will still be hoping to chase
November 14, 2021

Marcus Stoinis' 'scar tissue' helps transformation look real

He has taken on a new role at this World Cup and been a vital part of Australia's success
November 13, 2021

'Keep adapting, keep learning, keep enjoying it' - how Southee transformed his T20 game

New Zealand pacer talks about his method, and what's made him successful at the T20 World Cup
May 22, 2022

Old Scarborough friends Mitchell and Stoinis to take field as international foes

Much like they were in their respective T20 World Cup semi-finals, school-mates Mitchell and Stoinis were the heroes for Scarborough back in 2009
May 12, 2022

Coach Gary Stead lauds New Zealand's 'never-say-die attitude' during semi-final win against England

He also says that it's likely Tim Seifert will come in place of Devon Conway for the final
November 13, 2021

Neesham: 'You don't come halfway across the world just to win a semi-final'

"There's one game to go and I'm sure there will be a bigger outpouring of emotion if we manage to get across the line."
November 12, 2021

Rizwan 'spent two nights in ICU' before T20 World Cup semi-final

Pakistan's team doctor has revealed that Rizwan developed a "severe chest infection" on November 9
November 12, 2021

Wade: Stoinis' innings the turning point

Wicketkeeper believes Marcus Stoinis' composure under pressure was the key to the pair finishing off Pakistan
November 12, 2021

Luck Index - Hasan Ali's drop costs Pakistan 15 priceless runs

Removal of set batter, with lesser hitters to come, could have made the difference
November 11, 2021

Babar Azam pinpoints crucial dropped catch as Pakistan rue their missed opportunity

Hasan Ali's spill in the deep off Matthew Wade turns tight contest on its head
November 11, 2021

Wade, Stoinis tee off at the close to put Australia in final

Heartbreak for Pakistan as pair put on 81 off 40 for the sixth wicket
November 12, 2021

Eoin Morgan will make decision on his future himself, says Chris Silverwood

"I think he brings so much more than just the batting" - England coach says of white-ball captain
May 24, 2022

Mohammad Rizwan and Shoaib Malik passed fit to play semi-final against Australia

The two had missed training on Wednesday after coming down with "light flu and low fever"
November 11, 2021

Nerveless Neesham finally gets his moment

Allrounder carries New Zealand to victory after years of near-misses and heartbreak
May 23, 2022

New Zealand always believed - Daryl Mitchell

Match-winner praises Neesham for playing 'a hell of a knock'
November 10, 2021

Daryl Mitchell, a name to remember

How the "accidental opener" lead New Zealand into their first T20 World Cup final
May 15, 2022

Eoin Morgan remains determined to stay on as England captain

Despite lean run with the bat and semi-final exit, skipper wants to lead side at next year's T20 World Cup
November 10, 2021

Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham pull off heist as New Zealand storm into final

With 57 needed in the last four overs and the chase seemingly dead, New Zealand won with an over to spare
November 13, 2021

Rizwan, Malik miss Pakistan's training on Wednesday with mild flu

Both players were tested for Covid-19 and they tested negative
November 10, 2021

Fantasy XI: Babar and Warner should fire in the crucial game

Fantasy tips for the men's T20 World Cup semi-final between Australia and Pakistan
November 10, 2021

Aiden Markram reaches career-best No. 3 in T20I batting rankings

van der Dussen also breaks into top 10; Zampa and Hazlewood move up in bowling charts
November 10, 2021

Old nemesis Australia stand between Pakistan and a world final

Unbeaten in the format since 2015 in UAE, Pakistan run into another bogey team at ICC events
November 10, 2021

Fakhar out of form? Batting coach Hayden doesn't think so

He expects Fakhar to come out trumps in his potential match-up against in-form Zampa
November 10, 2021

Matthew Hayden hails late Dean Jones' 'beautiful' impact on Pakistan cricket

"He's left a legacy within this team which will last not only this generation but generations to come."
November 10, 2021

Fantasy XI: Back Buttler and Williamson for the big game

Fantasy tips for the men's T20 World Cup match between England and New Zealand
November 10, 2021

Aaron Finch: 'We came here with a clear plan to win the T20 World Cup'

Australia captain also believes their T20 game has been left in a much healthier position
November 11, 2021

England ponder extra bowler as Eoin Morgan weighs up Jason Roy replacement

Decision will be based on Abu Dhabi conditions as new opening combo prepares to step up
November 09, 2021

England face test of depth against New Zealand's quiet efficiency

Their tied ODI World Cup final is history now, but it's history that could intrude on both teams' thoughts
November 09, 2021

Williamson wary of England's depth despite Roy, Mills absence

Hails senior bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee for their adjustments in the UAE
November 09, 2021

Temba Bavuma calls for 'collective' decision on taking the knee

"As a South African cricket side, we have been put under immense pressure around this whole topic"
November 09, 2021

Glenn Maxwell: 'I'm still in that headspace where I was during IPL'

So far, Maxwell has scores of 18, 5, 6, and two 0 not outs in the World Cup but he is "not fazed by lack of time in the middle"
November 10, 2021

Gary Stead insists ghosts of 2019 won't haunt New Zealand

"Haven't heard anything spoken about it, I'm not sure anything from that game will come into it."
November 09, 2021

Ravi Shastri signs off as India head coach an 'emotional, but a very proud man'

Out-going mentor labels his side "one of the great cricket teams in the history of the game"
November 08, 2021

Rohit 'ready in the wings' to take over India T20I captaincy

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri tip the multiple-time IPL winner to take the reigns as they sign off
November 08, 2021

Spinners and openers help India sign off with big win in Kohli's last game as T20I captain

Rohit sealed a small chase with a fifty, after Jadeja and Ashwin took three wickets apiece
November 08, 2021

BCB appoints 'fact-finding' committee to review Bangladesh's T20 World Cup performance

Two-member panel expected to speak to squad members, coaching staff, board officials, and even members of the media
November 08, 2021

Roy ruled out of T20 World Cup; Vince named replacement

Scans on Sunday confirmed he would be unable to recover for the knockout stages
November 08, 2021

Australia saved their tournament, now they need to define it

They bounced back impressively from the England drubbing, helped by reverting to their initial balance of team
November 08, 2021

Bharat Arun: 'We can afford to field different teams for different formats'

India's outgoing bowling coach looks back at his stint
November 08, 2021

Coetzer calls for 'bold and brave' moves to push Cricket Scotland forward

Captain wants his side to build on experience for next T20 World Cup
May 22, 2022

Cool-headed Shoaib Malik shows how he fits into this Pakistan side

Veteran took on Scotland's spinners and ended a 12-year run without a fifty at a world tournament
May 23, 2022

Dominant Pakistan end group stage with all-win record

Babar Azam's 66 and Shoaib Malik's unbeaten 54 set the stage for 72-run victory
May 22, 2022

Fantasy XI: KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami should sparkle again

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between India and Namibia
May 12, 2022

Adam Milne stands tall in Lockie Ferguson's absence

Often unlucky to miss out in the past, the fast bowler has made the most of his opportunities in UAE
May 24, 2022

Namibia coach de Bruyn: 'We have won a lot of hearts'

Namibia coach also thanks the bigger teams for making them feel like they belonged on the big stage
May 22, 2022

India look to end Kohli-Shastri era on a high with semis out of reach

Namibia will also be hoping to sign off with a famous win, having already made waves at this T20 World Cup
May 12, 2022

Mohan Singh, chief curator of Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, passes away

Abu Dhabi cricket said he had been with them for 15 years and had played a pivotal role in their success
May 23, 2022

All-star New Zealand knock out Afghanistan and India

Southee-Boult strike with the ball, Williamson-Conway see the chase through as New Zealand enter semifinals
May 12, 2022

B Arun: Toss has been an 'undue advantage' at T20 World Cup

Bowling coach also thinks a small break after the 2021 IPL might have helped refresh a team that has been on the road for six months
May 12, 2022

Langer admits in-form Australia will need 'nerves of steel' to ace chases in knockouts

Head coach says the extra batter in the side allows them to "back ourselves to chase anything"
May 24, 2022

Ish Sodhi 2.0: How a horror series against England turned the legspinner's career around

The New Zealand leggie on advice from Mitchell Santner, his match-winning spell against India, and his friendship with Rashid Khan
May 12, 2022

Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram seize chance, despite South Africa missing theirs

Performance of middle-order pair adds to sense of strong foundations for 2022 tournament
May 12, 2022

It's net curtains for South Africa as Mark Boucher rues run-rate exit

Sluggish chase against Bangladesh proves costly, but Boucher proud of team's revival
May 24, 2022

Jason Roy doubtful for rest of T20 World Cup after calf injury against South Africa

James Vince, one of two travelling reserves in the squad, would be Roy's likely replacement
May 12, 2022

Bangladesh and Afghanistan assured of Super 12s spot in 2022, WI and SL to compete in first round

West Indies' defeat to Australia meant that they slipped to 10th in the T20I rankings, while Sri Lanka are ninth
May 17, 2022

Chris Gayle reveals he hasn't retired yet, hopes for farewell game in Jamaica

"I want to give thanks to actually be standing here today, aged 42 still going strong"
May 23, 2022

'Will continue playing franchise cricket till my body allows me' - Dwayne Bravo

The West Indies allrounder has indicated he would like to get into a coaching role in the future
May 12, 2022

Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada seal bittersweet consolation win for South Africa

England lost Jason Roy to injury, and ended up falling short by just 10 runs
May 22, 2022

Safyaan Sharif: Getting Babar Azam or Mohammad Rizwan out would be a 'massive achievement'

The Scotland fast bowler on training alongside Ajmal, picking Hardik's brain, bowling to Williamson, and more
May 15, 2022

Chance for clinical Pakistan to iron out any kinks ahead of semi-final

Scotland, meanwhile, have endured a disappointing Super 12s journey and will want to close out in style
May 24, 2022

Explainer - What is net run rate, and how exactly do you go about improving it?

The battles for the top positions at the Men's T20 World Cup have brought NRRs repeatedly into focus. Here's all you need to know about it
May 14, 2022

NZ look to avoid Afghanistan upset as India subplot looms large

For New Zealand, a victory will send them through; Afghanistan are in with a chance too, but a win for them will likely favour India more
May 23, 2022

David Warner, Josh Hazlewood spoil Dwayne Bravo's farewell with convincing Australia win

The only thing between Australia and a semi-final spot now is a big win for South Africa over England later in the night
May 12, 2022

Is this the last time we see Chris Gayle for West Indies?

All signs pointed to this, as he walked off to special applause and hugs after scoring a nine-ball 15 against Australia at the Men's T20 World Cup
May 12, 2022

भारत के ख़िलाफ़ ये हार आंख खोलने जैसी है, जिससे हमें मदद मिलेगी : काइल कोटज़र

"पहले और अब में इस टीम में काफ़ी फ़र्क है, और मुझे इस बात का गर्व है कि मैं इसका हिस्सा हूं"
May 12, 2022

India spin the wheel but still need fortune to keep semi-final hopes alive

Trio of Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Varun Chakravarthy help blow Scotland away
May 12, 2022

Kyle Coetzer: 'Eye-opening' defeat will help Scotland improve

"I'm extremely proud of this group, where we've got to and where we are at the moment"
May 12, 2022

Stats - Bumrah becomes India's leading wicket-taker in T20Is, Rahul slams their second-fastest fifty

India also register their highest ever powerplay score in the format
May 17, 2022

Group 2 scenarios: India need Afghanistan to beat New Zealand

India have the advantage of playing the last Group 2 game, and will know the NRR calculations at play. But for that NZ need to first lose
May 23, 2022

Jadeja, Shami shine as India blow Scotland away for huge NRR boost

Rahul and Rohit killed the game off in a ridiculous hurry, helping chase down the target with 13.3 overs to spare
May 23, 2022

Four overs, 67 runs - Jimmy Neesham and Glenn Phillips provide death-overs clinic

Namibia's seamers bowl only two dots at the death as New Zealand pair capitalise
May 12, 2022

Namibia to 'play with freedom' against India as they close out eventful T20 World Cup campaign

Stephen Baard described Namibia's final game against India on Monday as "the big one"
May 23, 2022

Bavuma wants South Africa to add '5% more' for crucial England fixture

Bavuma also cognisant of SA's advantage of playing after Australia v West Indies
May 22, 2022

Last chance for South Africa to stay alive as they come up against formidable England

To put themselves in a comfortable position, they need a big win against red-hot England - so they have a better NRR than Australia
May 21, 2022

Fantasy XI: Expect Nortje and Woakes to fire

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and West Indies
May 21, 2022

Fantasy XI: Back Australia openers to fire against West Indies

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and West Indies
May 23, 2022

Phillips and Neesham set up crushing New Zealand win with death-overs bash

Win takes New Zealand to No. 2 on the Group 2 table, but they aren't assured of a semi-final spot yet
May 24, 2022

Australia have semi-finals in sight but will there be a twist?

West Indies are eliminated but could still cause problems for the contenders - South Africa will certainly hope they do
May 23, 2022

Wanindu Hasaranga 'a superstar in the making' - Dasun Shanaka

Captain also points to success of Charith Asalanka and Pathum Nissanka with the bat
May 17, 2022

End of an era as West Indies' greatest hits fall flat

The awesome foursome of Gayle, Bravo, Russell and Pollard couldn't prevent their title defence from flopping
May 18, 2022

Dwayne Bravo confirms international retirement after West Indies exit

Allrounder says "the time has come" after defending champions miss out on semi-final spot
May 12, 2022

Kieron Pollard: 'I have no intentions of not playing international cricket'

West Indies captain keen to continue despite struggling during failed title defence
May 12, 2022

Group 1 scenarios: Australia frontrunners for second spot

South Africa play the second game on Saturday and will know what they need to qualify
May 23, 2022

Mark Wood set to replace injured Tymal Mills against South Africa

Wood comes through training unscathed after ankle issue has kept him out of tournament
May 23, 2022

Sri Lanka knock out West Indies with sharp all-round display

Asalanka, Nissanka fifties trump Hetmyer's unbeaten 81 in high-scoring clash
May 22, 2022

Mahmudullah: Captaincy future not in my hands

Bangaldesh skipper admits shortcomings, but has no plans to step down
May 16, 2022

Zampa reveals Australia 'wanted to be aggressive early'

"Once we bowled them out for 73, we did have a conversation about getting the runs before the end of the eighth over."
May 22, 2022

Resurgent India must win big against undaunted Scotland, and then hope for the best

Scotland can't qualify, but a statement against a top side won't do any harm to their reputation
May 12, 2022

New Zealand must find way around Namibia's banana skin as race to the semi-finals heats up

With India shaping up to make a late charge and a demanding itinerary of their own, New Zealand have plenty to be wary of
May 22, 2022

Fantasy XI: Get Rahul and Shami to lead your team

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between India and Scotland
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Mitchell and Guptill the batters to back

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Namibia and New Zealand
May 12, 2022

Zampa five-for and aggressive batting give Australia massive NRR boost in big win over Bangladesh

Australia's 82-ball win is the biggest T20I victory between two full-member teams in terms of balls remaining
May 23, 2022

Ashwin: 'It's easy to lose hope and motivation, but that's something I will not do'

Offspinner has "evolved as a T20 bowler" since 2017, but feels that "the perception of finger spin needs to change"
May 22, 2022

Mashrafe: Bangladesh 'succumbed' to BCB criticism at T20 World Cup; board should learn from BCCI

Former captain also says coach Russell Domingo "should be held accountable" for the team's elimination in the Super 12s
May 12, 2022

Early flurry of wickets put Afghanistan under pressure - Rashid Khan

Need to protect net run-rate became key ahead of clash with New Zealand
May 22, 2022

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, the club Clark Kents turn Supermen for their country

IPL anchors become power players, trading cagey dabs and dinks for unfettered swishes and hoicks
May 12, 2022

Group 2 Scenarios: India stay in the hunt with big win over Afghanistan

New Zealand still on course but India could pounce if they slip up
May 23, 2022

As it happened - Afghanistan vs India, Men's T20 World Cup, Super 12s

Get your dose of analysis, statistics and colour on ESPNcricinfo's Live Report
May 22, 2022

Stats - Rohit Sharma-KL Rahul's reassurance at top and Rishabh Pant-Hardik Pandya's record finish

All the stats and records from India's first win at the men's T20 World Cup 2021.
May 22, 2022

Dawid Malan: 'It is totally different bounce to what you're used to' in Sharjah

"If we play in the semi-final on a wicket that maybe is not a 180 wicket, then it is a good learning curve for us"
May 12, 2022

Batters fire India to massive victory, and NRR boost, in must-win game

Rohit and Rahul's 140-run opening stand sets tone as India's NRR goes into the positives
May 22, 2022

Umpire Michael Gough not to officiate in any more T20 World Cup matches

ICC "recognises the extended periods he has spent in bio-secure conditions over the past two years"
May 22, 2022

Can Sri Lanka quash West Indies' semi-final hopes?

West Indies still have a slim chance if they win this match but Sri Lanka will look to finish their campaign on a high
May 24, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on in-form Hasaranga and Holder to come good

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and Bangladesh
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: David Warner and Mitchell Starc should make merry

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and Bangladesh
May 22, 2022

Martin Guptill feels the heat as New Zealand are made to sweat by Scotland

Important 93 proves enough to keep Kiwis on course for semi-finals despite tough conditions
May 14, 2022

Miserly Mark Watt lights up the grubby art of left-arm fingerspin

Unglamorous left-armer completes another frugal spell as Scotland fight hard against NZ
May 17, 2022

Arthur on Sri Lanka's future: To strive for consistency 'in everything that we do'

Head coach rues 'missed opportunities' at the T20 World Cup; reserves special praise for Hasaranga
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup: Reece Topley replaces injured Tymal Mills in England squad

Mills' tournament comes to a premature end after he picked up a right thigh strain
May 22, 2022

Tymal Mills ruled out of T20 World Cup with thigh strain

Cruel blow for left-arm quick as Reece Topley steps into England squad
May 22, 2022

Guptill brilliance helps New Zealand see off steely Scotland

Opener's 93 sets up big batting finish; Scotland chase fizzles after brief dominance
May 23, 2022

T20I rankings: Wanindu Hasaranga claims top spot, Babar Azam returns to No. 1 position

Buttler, Sodhi, Jordan and Finch among the other big movers after good turns at the T20 World Cup
May 12, 2022

Australia's T20 credentials and tournament hopes on a knife-edge

Their first task is to beat Bangladesh who had the better of the recent series but are out of the World Cup
May 16, 2022

'He's come a long way' - Hamid Hassan's still got it, and he isn't giving it away

It has been a tough road back, and the 34-year-old marked it in style with figures of 3 for 9 against Namibia
May 24, 2022

Morgan: 'You always have to believe because if you don't, nobody else will'

England captain "absolutely delighted" after defending 163 against Sri Lanka
May 12, 2022

Babar, Rizwan fifties secure Pakistan's semi-final spot

Pakistan ticked several boxes as they wrapped up a fourth win in four games at the T20 World Cup
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Quicks like Jasprit Bumrah and Naveen-ul-Haq should do well

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Afghanistan and India
May 22, 2022

Fantasy XI: Guptill and Sodhi should have a good time against Scotland

Fantasy tips for the men's T20 World Cup match between New Zealand and Scotland
May 21, 2022

Meek Bangladesh leaving yet another World Cup with a whimper

"We had great expectations, but we couldn't play up to those. All the criticism is quite natural," admits Taskin Ahmed
May 22, 2022

Rabada returns to form but SA batting still a concern

South Africa appear on course for a semi-final spot, even though they seem to be a team filled with top-order players
May 15, 2022

Group 1 scenarios: South Africa strong contenders to join England in semi-finals

Australia very much in the fray but their NRR is against them, while West Indies have left themselves a mountain to climb
May 23, 2022

Spin challenge awaits Scotland against favourites New Zealand

As they come up against a confident New Zealand, Scotland have an opportunity to garner eyeballs
May 17, 2022

Sharafuddin Ashraf to replace Asghar Afghan in Afghanistan T20 World Cup squad

The event technical committee approved the replacement following concerns over Asghar's mental wellbeing
May 23, 2022

Umpire Michael Gough serves six-day suspension for bubble breach

He has returned two negative tests since, and will be tested one final time today, November 2
May 23, 2022

Rabada, Nortje set up SA's rout of Bangladesh

Both seamers collected career-best figures to help bowl Bangladesh out for 84, and South Africa aced the chase inside 14 overs
May 21, 2022

As it happened - Namibia vs Pakistan, Men's T20 World Cup, Super 12s

Get your dose of analysis, statistics and colour on ESPNcricinfo's Live Report
May 23, 2022

Rathour: India opened with Ishan Kishan as 'we didn't want too many left-handers in late middle order'

"It was the whole management who sits together and takes this call and of course, Rohit is part of that group"
May 23, 2022

India clinging to the slimmest hope to survive at T20 World Cup

They need to ace the Afghanistan spin test if they are to keep themselves alive in the tournament
May 12, 2022

Vikram Rathour reapplies for role as India batting coach

"If I get that job, there'll be a lot of work to be done. We will take it as it goes."
May 22, 2022

Tymal Mills' T20 World Cup in doubt after quadriceps injury

His absence would leave England short on death-bowling options; any of Curran, Wood and Willey could replace Mills
May 15, 2022

Australia expect 'trial by spin' against Bangladesh as semi-final hopes hangs in balance

Assistant coach McDonald says 4-1 loss in Bangladesh is fresh in the mind but hopes experience will put them in good stead
May 12, 2022

Mahela Jayawardene: 'Rohit Sharma should have opened against New Zealand'

Says India's last-minute rejig of their batting order may have done them more harm than good
May 21, 2022

Group 1 scenarios - England close on top spot, Sri Lanka need results to go their way

Net run rate could play a part with Australia and South Africa best placed
May 12, 2022

England show adaptability to all but seal semi-finals berth

They become only the third team to defend a total in the Super 12s stage of this World Cup
May 24, 2022

Jos Buttler lays claim to England's best T20 World Cup innings

Opener enjoys a near-perfect night with the bat and in the field as England defeat Sri Lanka
May 17, 2022

Stats - Jos Buttler joins Alex Hales and Heather Knight in elite England lists

Plus, Wanindu Hasaranga slots into second place behind another Sri Lanka spinner on a coveted list
May 22, 2022

Fantastic Buttler ton makes it four out of four for England

Spot in semi-finals all but firmed up; Sri Lanka will need a near-miracle
May 15, 2022

Dwaine Pretorius relishing new role of death-overs specialist

With five different bowling variations in his arsenal, Pretorius has become his captain's go-to slog-overs bowler
May 17, 2022

Namibia hope to catch high-flying Pakistan off-guard

With a spot in the semi-finals virtually guaranteed, Pakistan might choose to test their bench strength
May 12, 2022

Coach Domingo to Bangladesh: Put aside obsession with winning and focus on the process

"Everybody is trying to win every single game but when you are focused only on that, you lose track of the things you need to do to get that win"
May 14, 2022

Fantasy XI: Babar Azam for captain, Shaheen Shah Afridi for vice-captain

Fantasy picks for the T20 World Cup game between Pakistan and Namibia
May 16, 2022

Fantasy XI: Quinton de Kock for captain, Anrich Nortje for vice-captain

Fantasy picks for the T20 World Cup game between South Africa and Bangladesh
May 22, 2022

South Africa look to keep momentum going against hapless Bangladesh

Without Shakib, Bangladesh look weaker but will hope their other senior players step up
May 22, 2022

T20 World Cup trends: toss of the coin, pace bowlers fight back and value of the six

Each of the venues has brought a different aspect to the game
May 21, 2022

'Learning the art of spin is pretty cool' - Liam Livingstone's spin evolution paying dividends for England

Learning from Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali off the field and sharing spin duties with them on it has translated into a surplus of options at Eoin Morgan's disposal
May 21, 2022

Namibia looking forward to 'facing the heat' of Pakistan, New Zealand and India

Coach Pierre de Bruyn calls Afghanistan defeat an "icebreaker" after winning run comes to abrupt end
May 12, 2022

Tired, timid India fluff their lines again to leave World Cup hopes on the line

Confused strategy and selection hampers team that is currently less than the sum of its parts
May 12, 2022

Asghar Afghan does his bit in emotional farewell to lift Afghanistan towards new highs

He leaves Afghanistan cricket in safe hands on the field - Mohammad Nabi and Co showed as much in their clinical take down of Namibia
May 12, 2022

Half a season in the Blast, then blast-off for the lesser-searched Daryl Mitchell

New Zealander hadn't opened in T20Is before this week, now he's put India on the brink
May 22, 2022

'We don't play it safe' - Buttler, the confidence and the adrenaline, and bringing the hammer down

"Just keep imposing ourselves on the opposition is the way we've championed trying to play"
May 12, 2022

Virat Kohli: India were not 'brave enough with bat or ball' against New Zealand

"New Zealand had better intensity, better body language, and they created pressure on us from the first over onwards"
May 17, 2022

Group 2 scenarios: What do India, Afghanistan and New Zealand have to do to make the semi-finals?

After the loss to New Zealand, India's fate is out of their own hands, even if they win their three remaining games
May 15, 2022

Sodhi, Santner and Mitchell put India on the brink

India's campaign is now at risk of coming to an earlier than expected close
May 23, 2022

Hamstring injury puts Shakib out of remainder of T20 World Cup

Bangladesh allrounder ruled out until further review after picking up left lower hamstring strain
May 22, 2022

Sri Lanka face the tough task of stopping England's juggernaut

Sri Lanka have shown spark in this tournament but find themselves in a situation where, even if they win here, they will need favours from others to progress
May 12, 2022

Afghan bowlers deliver another massive win to stay second on table

Hamid Hassan finished with 3 for 9 and Naveen-ul-Haq took 3 for 26 to crush Namibia
May 15, 2022

Fantasy XI: Jason Roy for captain, Adil Rashid for vice-captain

Fantasy picks for the T20 World Cup game between England and Sri Lanka
May 23, 2022

Calling it like Kohli: When India needed their captain to stand up, he stood tall

Shami was not abused for having an off day but for being a Muslim - this needed to be said, and it was important that his superstar captain said it
May 12, 2022

'Genius' Jos Buttler proves his value as a T20 opener again in 'clinic of white-ball power hitting'

"When he comes off like today, it's very difficult to stop him," says captain Morgan after Buttler's 32-ball 71 against Australia
May 21, 2022

Albie Morkel: 'Cricket was a dying sport in Namibia, but people have started watching again'

The team's assistant coach on the significance of reaching the Super 12s, key players like Wiese, Smit and Erasmus, and much else
May 12, 2022

As it happened - Australia vs England, Men's T20 World Cup, Super 12s

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from the Super 12s on ESPNcricinfo's live blog
May 17, 2022

Group 1 qualification scenarios: England flying but not yet assured of semi-finals spot

Australia's poor NRR could put them in trouble if they don't win both their remaining games
May 13, 2022

Chris Woakes basks in honeymoon phase of his second T20I coming

Few would have expected him to be at the T20 World Cup, but he's shown he belongs
May 12, 2022

As it happened - South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Men's T20 World Cup, Super 12s

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from the Super 12s on ESPNcricinfo's live blog
May 22, 2022

South Africa are not perfect, but they are starting to get comfortable about it

Worryingly for South Africa, Miller has a hamstring niggle and Shamsi is nursing a groin strain, and there isn't much turnaround time
May 22, 2022

Aaron Finch: Australia facing 'must-wins' against Bangladesh, West Indies

Captain admits England "dominated us from the start" but remains confident in side's ability
May 23, 2022

Asghar Afghan to retire from all formats after T20 World Cup game against Namibia

If selected, he will finish with 75 T20I appearances, to go with six Tests and 114 ODIs
May 12, 2022

Woakes, Jordan and Buttler dismantle Australia to top group

England are on the brink of a semi-final spot at the T20 World Cup
May 23, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between India and New Zealand
May 17, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Afghanistan and Namibia
May 17, 2022

Bashar laments power-hitting woes as Bangladesh prepare to exit T20 World Cup

Selector calls for better pitches back home and looks forward to better performance in 2022
May 21, 2022

Craig Williams savouring decision to return for Namibia

Cricketer by day, quality surveyor by night - Williams enjoying life after overturning 2018 retirement
May 12, 2022

Six-happy Miller and Rabada finish the job after Shamsi's game-changing three-for

Pathum Nissanka's 58-ball 72 and Wanindu Hasaranga's hat-trick go in vain as Sri Lanka lose their second game
May 15, 2022

Shakib and Nurul in doubt for South Africa match

Both men are carrying injuries and will be assessed in the lead-up to the November 2 game
May 22, 2022

Namibia upbeat but Afghanistan's spinners will be a challenge

Associate nation will be keen to pull off another upset
May 12, 2022

India and New Zealand out to renew recent rivalry

Both teams have flaws that they need to fix to stay in the running for a semi-final spot
May 24, 2022

Kohli backs Shami after social media abuse: 'Attacking someone over religion is the most pathetic thing'

India captain calls the people who attacked Shami on social media 'spineless'
May 23, 2022

Boult: 'Hopefully I can mirror what Shaheen did to India the other night'

New Zealand seamer says "early wickets" will be the focus
May 22, 2022

Can Jonny Bairstow come to the four as England's Zampa zapper?

Prowess against legspin could prove critical in first big test of England's credentials
May 23, 2022

Impactful Adam Zampa turning it Australia's way when it matters

Australia haven't been picking Agar, with Zampa shouldering the burden of being the only spinner well
May 14, 2022

Crowd trouble mars Pakistan-Afghanistan clash as 'thousands' of ticketless fans attempt to force entry

ICC promise 'thorough investigation' after disturbances outside Dubai Stadium
May 22, 2022

Asif Ali thanks his believers as he comes good in green again

Faith shown by Islamabad pays off in Pakistan's hour of need
May 23, 2022

Asif Ali seals tricky deal for Pakistan with six spree

With 24 needed from 12 balls, Asif hit four sixes off Janat in the 19th over to win it
May 15, 2022

South Africa ready to welcome back de Kock after tough week

Keshav Maharaj says the team is now closer than ever after they aired out their differences over the taking of the knee
May 17, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on Aaron Finch and Adam Zampa

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and England
May 17, 2022

Fantasy XI: Aiden Markram and Anrich Nortje can fetch you points

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between South Africa and Sri Lanka
May 23, 2022

Mahmudullah calls Liton Das dismissal 'turning point', takes blame for defeat

Captain says Bangladesh "will try to win last two matches" as semi-final hopes fade
May 12, 2022

T20 World Cup exit prompts 'serious questions' of Ireland's operations

Review will focus on the quality of preparation, selection policies, coaching structures and the quality of the facilities available in Ireland
May 12, 2022

Pooran, Russell hand West Indies their first win; Bangladesh all but out of semis race

Russell helped West Indies defend 12 runs in the final over
May 21, 2022

South Africa look to re-focus against favourite opponents

Sri Lanka's batting is a concern, having already come apart at the hands of Shamsi, Maharaj and even Markram
May 22, 2022

Eoin Morgan: Australia clash will have no bearing 'whatsoever' on Ashes

Test and white-ball formats too far apart to land any psychological blows, says captain
May 15, 2022

England's dream start could be tested by improving Australia

Moeen and Rashid shape as a big threat in a match that could show where Australia stand
May 22, 2022

Adam Milne's 'roller-coaster ride' brings him into New Zealand's T20 World Cup plans

Quick raring to go during the best period of cricket he's had in a "long, long time"
May 21, 2022

Saqlain Mushtaq: 'If India makes it to the final with us, it would be a great thing'

Pakistan's interim head coach warned that Afghanistan would be dangerous opponents because of their "fearless" approach
May 23, 2022

David Warner hits form as Australia ease to two wins in two

Combined bowling efforts from Zampa and Starc tied Sri Lanka down to 154 for 6
May 22, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on Evin Lewis and Mushfiqur Rahim to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Bangladesh and West Indies
May 14, 2022

'I am not a racist' - Quinton de Kock apologises, will take the knee

"If me taking a knee helps to educate others, and makes the lives of others better, I am more than happy to do so," he says.
May 23, 2022

Desperate West Indies and Bangladesh seek first win in Super 12s

Batting has let West Indies down in both matches, while Bangladesh will need an all-round show to post victory
May 21, 2022

Starc set to face Sri Lanka after 'nervous moments' following blow on knee

Left-arm quick was struck in the nets two days before Sri Lanka game, but trained on match eve
May 22, 2022

Pakistan eye a hat-trick of wins, but in-form Afghanistan stand in their way

Afghanistan, with their fabulous net run rate, will replace Pakistan at the top of Group 2 with a win here
May 23, 2022

Fantasy XI: Back the in-form Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Afghanistan and Pakistan
May 12, 2022

Pooran: WI batters weren't 'good enough' in Dubai, but will fare better in Sharjah

WI vice-captain says his BPL experience will come in handy against Bangladesh
May 12, 2022

Jason Holder added to West Indies squad in place of injured Obed McCoy

Left-arm seamer ruled out of T20 World Cup after suffering right shin injury
May 23, 2022

Hardik Pandya has a bowl at India's nets session

Bowls for 20 minutes, raising the possibility that he might be able to send down a few overs against New Zealand
May 12, 2022

'I believe de Kock is committed to an antiracist agenda' - CSA chairperson Lawson Naidoo

Says board mandated taking a knee as it is important to send out right message "to the South African public and the broader global community"
May 23, 2022

Jason Roy credits 'hard work' facing Liam Dawson in nets for spin gains

Roy struck Shakib Al Hasan's first ball for four on the way to a commanding 61 from 38 balls
May 22, 2022

SACA CEO: Cricket South Africa has caused a 'crisis' by mandating taking a knee

SACA would like the team to adopt a uniform approach for the Black Lives Matter movement, but doesn't want it to be forced
May 13, 2022

England bowlers deliver again before Jason Roy's 61 seals successive wins

Tymal Mills, Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali shared seven wickets, as England dominated with the ball
May 24, 2022

David Warner turns to concrete pitches for batting rhythm

Laughs off talk of poor form and believes he is close to being at his best
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Steven Smith and Glenn Maxwell should fetch you points

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and Sri Lanka
May 23, 2022

Buoyant Sri Lanka a threat amid Australia's uncertain batting

Australia are likely to be unchanged but Maheesh Theekshana could return for Sri Lanka if fit
May 22, 2022

Trumpelmann, Smit help Namibia keep dream World Cup run going

After losing three wickets in four balls to begin the match, Scotland could post only an under-par 109
May 16, 2022

Arthur: Haven't seen any talent like Asalanka and Nissanka in SL

Charith Asalanka looks to have made the No. 3 spot his own ahead of the Australia fixture
May 22, 2022

Kane Williamson: Pakistan's 'clinical' death cricket made the difference

The New Zealand captain felt his side's total was competitive in tricky conditions
May 17, 2022

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बांग्लादेश के गेंदबाज़ी कोच ने लिटन दास का किया समर्थन, कहा ग़लतियां होती रहती हैं
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on David Wiese and George Munsey to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Namibia and Scotland
May 12, 2022

Gerhard Erasmus expects 'nice momentum' to keep Namibia's dream run alive

"I don't think we've quite fired as a team as a whole, so it's great that there's some potential sitting in the dugout still"
May 21, 2022

Namibia look for winning start to Super 12s against hurt Scotland

Namibia have the edge having beaten Scotland in both their most-recent outings this month
May 12, 2022

Left-arm spin test awaits England's top order in powerplay

Buttler says England could even shuffle the batting order by promoting Dawid Malan or Moeen Ali
May 21, 2022

Markram completes the job for clinical South Africa after strong show from bowlers

The win came amid team turmoil as de Kock sat out the game following a CSA directive for all players to take a knee
May 24, 2022

Temba Bavuma: Team 'surprised and taken aback' at Quinton de Kock's refusal to take a knee

"As much as you have the choice to decide what you want to do, you can't escape the consequences of the choices and decisions we make"
May 12, 2022

Haris Rauf headlines Pakistan's second win of World Cup

New Zealand batting fails as Pakistan chase down 135 in Sharjah
May 17, 2022

Rubel Hossain replaces injured Mohammad Saifuddin in Bangladesh squad

Rubel was part of the reserves' list, and is now in the main team after the allrounder picked up a back injury
May 21, 2022

Lockie Ferguson ruled out of T20 World Cup with calf tear

Mile set to be added to the squad as replacement
May 12, 2022

Bangladesh run into confident England in first T20I meeting between sides

Bangladesh may bring back Taskin, while England may not yet risk playing Wood after a niggle made him miss out against West Indies
May 22, 2022

England will attack, but 'also give you chances' - Ottis Gibson wants Bangladesh bowlers not to panic

Bangladesh bowling coach extends support to the beleaguered Liton Das, expects Mustafizur Rahman to have an impact soon
May 22, 2022

CSA directs men's team to collectively take a knee, notes de Kock's refusal to do so

Says it is "imperative for the team to be seen taking a united and consistent stand against racism, especially given South Africa's history"
May 22, 2022

Steven Smith's T20 World Cup role: resurrect batting if early wickets fall, drop down the order if top order succeeds

Smith's floating position is in part designed to overcome the challenging batting conditions on display in the UAE
May 17, 2022

Mujeeb Ur Rahman five-for, batters' onslaught help Afghanistan crush Scotland by 130 runs

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Najibullah Zadran added 87 for the third wicket, before Rashid Khan bagged 4 for 9
May 17, 2022

Fantasy XI: Expect Mohammad Rizwan and Kane Williamson to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between New Zealand and Pakistan
May 21, 2022

Fantasy XI: Bank on Anrich Nortje and Aiden Markram for points

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between South Africa and West Indies
May 23, 2022

High-flying Pakistan set for versatile New Zealand

Pakistan will have to quickly adjust from the highs of their historic win
May 22, 2022

Batting in focus as West Indies and South Africa look to get back on track

It's too early for either team to panic but whoever loses will be in a difficult position for the rest of the group stages
May 21, 2022

Simmons: West Indies batters will 'continue to be aggressive' but shot-selection should improve 'tenfold'

Head coach admits "game-awareness was not at its best" on the day they folded for 55 against England
May 12, 2022

Test match skills serve Josh Hazlewood well at start of World Cup

The quick bowler's first delivery set the tone against South Africa in a superb powerplay display
May 23, 2022

Guptill hopes to draw confidence from 2016 T20 World Cup performance to turn UAE form around

The opener, who was New Zealand's top run-scorer in the last edition of the tournament, feeling 'not too bad' at the moment
May 12, 2022

Virat Kohli: 'They didn't let us come into the game at any stage'

India's captain conceded that Pakistan's powerplay bowling had left them too much catching up to do
May 23, 2022

Starman Shaheen Shah Afridi's night out in Dubai

Anatomy of a stellar show as India fail to recover from quick's Powerplay onslaught
May 12, 2022

Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan break Pakistan's World Cup jinx against India with 10-wicket romp

Shaheen Shah Afridi set the tone for the night with a fiery opening spell in which he claimed both India openers
May 18, 2022

Fantasy XI: Mohammad Nabi to lead, Mujeeb ur Rahman to assist

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Afghanistan and Scotland
May 22, 2022

Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa script stunning opening win for Sri Lanka

Mushfiqur Rahim's unbeaten 37-ball 57 had spurred Bangladesh on to a daunting 171 in the first innings
May 12, 2022

Afghanistan the favourites, but Scotland have momentum

Both teams come into the Super 12s on the back of impressive performances
May 23, 2022

Langer says Australia will be flexible in selections depending on conditions, opposition, match-ups

Head coach also shows faith and confidence in Finch and Warner after Saturday's performance
May 12, 2022

Maxwell's bowling success boosts Australia's options

Maxwell took 1-24 in the win over South Africa after Ashton Agar was omitted but Marcus Stoinis believes Agar will be called upon in the tournament
May 12, 2022

Pollard bemoans 'unacceptable' collapse: 'There are no words to explain it'

"These sorts of games, we just have to bin it and move on. I don't think any sort of panic will come into the camp."
May 23, 2022

England launch T20 World Cup campaign with rout of West Indies

Adil Rashid takes 4 for 2 as England bowl West Indies out for 55 and complete the chase inside nine overs
May 12, 2022

Fantasy XI: Back KL Rahul and Mohammad Rizwan to deliver

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between India and Pakistan
May 23, 2022

Fantasy XI: Shakib Al Hasan and Wanindu Hasaranga should get you plenty of points

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
May 23, 2022

India strong favourites in traditional rivalry searching for spark

Pakistan will have to overcome a side with better personnel, and with their preparations having been hit
May 22, 2022

Shanaka backs young SL to 'do something big' at T20 World Cup

"I think they'll show what they've got in the World Cup. I had a big belief that our team could go a long distance."
May 23, 2022

Virat Kohli cautions against player burnout in trying to 'cover up' for cricket lost to Covid-19

"If you lose players then world cricket is not going to be better off. So there has to be a balance in the future"
May 22, 2022

Inexperienced Sri Lanka banking on pace attack to topple Bangladesh

Bangladesh, however, have the more reliable middle order, even if it hasn't quite clicked as they would have liked so far
May 12, 2022

Josh Hazlewood leads bowlers' show as Australia clinch nail-biter in opening Super 12s fixture

Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade added 40 to take Australia home, after Aiden Markram and David Miller briefly arrested South Africa's slide with the bat
May 22, 2022

Sharjah pitches could be similar to those in Dhaka, and Russell Domingo is banking on that

Bangladesh head coach expects Mahedi Hasan, Afif Hossain and Nurul Hasan to become key players for the team
May 23, 2022

'Can't create overnight what Hardik brings at No. 6' - Virat Kohli

India captain also believes pitches for T20 World Cup will be better for batting than they were in IPL
May 24, 2022

Pakistan omit Sarfaraz, Wasim and Nawaz for India match

There are three pacers and two spinners in the 12 named on the eve of the match
May 22, 2022

Fantasy XI: Buttler and Bravo have the form, and the numbers

Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between England and West Indies
May 23, 2022

Fantasy XI: Glenn Maxwell and Quinton de Kock are the men to bank on

Your fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Australia and South Africa
May 23, 2022

Side strain set to rule Maheesh Theekshana out of Sri Lanka-Bangladesh match

Mahela Jayawardene returns home after successful consultancy spell with team
May 23, 2022

Ryan ten Doeschate took call not to play final game before retirement - Ryan Campbell

Max O'Dowd praises "great servant to Dutch cricket" as Netherlands bow out of T20 World Cup
May 23, 2022

West Indies look to replicate 'never-say-die attitude' of 2016

Captain Kieron Pollard denies that his team has a psychological edge over England as they go into a re-match of the final from five years ago
May 23, 2022

Tabraiz Shamsi to play South Africa's T20 World Cup opener after passing fitness test

Captain Temba Bavuma says South Africa could field three frontline spinners, but will take call on the morning of the match
May 14, 2022

Lahiru Kumara and spinners combine as ruthless Sri Lanka thump clueless Netherlands

Charith Asalanka replaces Dinesh Chandimal, with Sri Lanka already having qualified for Super 12s
May 12, 2022

'Contenders' England must go all-in as ageing West Indian stalwarts look for one last hurrah

In a group that also has Australia, Bangladesh, South Africa and, possibly, Sri Lanka, both teams would like to get on the board as soon as possible
May 12, 2022

Finch admits pandemic threw Australia's T20 World Cup plans 'out the window'

Captain says Australia will "go with seven specialist batters, four specialist bowlers, plus the allrounders."
May 13, 2022

Wiese, Erasmus the heroes as Namibia qualify for the Super 12s

The winner of the fixture is guaranteed to join Sri Lanka in the Super 12s while the loser is set to join Netherlands on the way out from Group A
May 21, 2022

Spotlight on rusty Warner as Australia, SA kick off stacked Group 1

South Africa have won nine of their last 10 matches coming into the tournament, while Australia have lost their last four T20I series
May 14, 2022

New Zealand 'tracking well' despite Kane Williamson elbow niggle, says Gary Stead

Captain needs to find balance between rest and batting in nets as he manages long-standing problem
May 23, 2022

Dead rubber against Netherlands provides Sri Lanka opportunity to solve top-order woes

Dinesh Chandimal's poor form might prompt Sri Lanka to bring in Charith Asalanka
May 12, 2022

Mahmudullah: 'We all felt bad, it is not right to talk about our commitment'

After sealing a berth in the Super 12s, Mahmudullah admitted the criticism following their loss to Scotland had brought the team down
May 22, 2022

Assad Vala hopes PNG's World Cup appearance will inspire more children to play the sport

The PNG captain also called Kiplin Doriga's lower-order rearguard 'the blueprint of what we expect from him'
May 12, 2022

Bowling might helps Scotland qualify for Super 12s; Oman knocked out

The hosts brought in Suraj Kumar and Khawar Ali for Kaleemullah and Ayaan Khan
May 15, 2022

Hayden: 'Nothing else I've ever seen' matches India-Pakistan rivalry

Pakistan's batting coach also says Babar Azam is the 'premier' batter everyone will 'target' at the World Cup
May 23, 2022

Could Australia leave out Pat Cummins during the World Cup?

Josh Hazlewood has made a compelling case for inclusion while two frontline spinners appear likely
May 12, 2022

Virtual knockout awaits Ireland and Namibia with Super 12s spot on the line

Loser goes home in must-win clash for both sides, who have met only once before in a competitive fixture
May 12, 2022

Shakib, Mahmudullah star as Bangladesh rout PNG to seal Super 12s spot

PNG can only go through if they win with a comfortable margin and Oman lose big.
May 24, 2022

Graham Ford: 'Desperate to go through to the next phase'

Graham Ford says he has had 'a few good chats' with some of the IPL coaches to understand the conditions better
May 12, 2022

Balbirnie backs Ireland's batters to adjust with World Cup dream on knife edge

The captain admitted conditions were a challenge for Ireland as they fell for 101
May 23, 2022

Rassie van der Dussen hits 101* as South Africa score 19 off last over to win

Fakhar Zaman, Asif Ali impress for Pakistan in warm-up game
May 24, 2022

Batting coach Ashwell Prince backs 'fantastically talented' Liton Das to come good

Prince also says that the players must be ready for flexibility in the batting line-up
May 14, 2022

It's a virtual knockout - with calculators at the ready - as Scotland take on Oman in last league game

Oman, Bangladesh and Scotland are bunched so closely together on NRR that nothing is certain till all the games get over
May 14, 2022

Buttler, Wood, Rashid on song as England top resurgent New Zealand

Eoin Morgan falls to contentious umpiring decision, before New Zealand batting implodes in second warm-up game
May 12, 2022

Rohit Sharma leads the charge as India finish T20 World Cup warm-ups with victory over Australia

Virat Kohli turned his arm over as India looked to explore bowling options
May 21, 2022

Hasaranga, Nissanka, Theekshana down Ireland to seal Sri Lanka's Super 12s spot

Sri Lanka are unchanged from the side that beat Namibia a couple of days ago
May 17, 2022

Charles Amini targets 'doing a Scotland' against Bangladesh

With qualification equations steep, PNG batter says the team's first goal is to achieve a win
May 23, 2022

Scotland eager to create history as Super 12s spot beckons

They spoke of topping their group and coach Shane Burger said he wouldn't be surprised if they do
May 21, 2022

Amla's wisdom gives Miller the belief to change South Africa's World Cup record

"I still keep in touch with him and will continue to do that during this World Cup," says Miller
May 15, 2022

David Wiese smashes 66 against Netherlands to keep Namibia's Super 12 hopes alive

Netherlands' Timm van der Gugten and Stephan Myburgh sit out for Brandon Glover and Ben Cooper, respectively
May 16, 2022

Glenn Maxwell heads into T20 World Cup on the crest of a wave

The allrounder has a calmness about his game: "I'm not overthinking stuff...it's all automatic"
May 12, 2022

Akeal Hosein replaces injured Fabian Allen in West Indies squad

Hosein, 28, has played nine ODIs and six T20Is for West Indies since his international debut this year
May 22, 2022

Bangladesh look to avoid PNG upset with Super 12s place at stake

Inexperienced PNG will look to capitalise on Bangladesh's lack of run-scoring in the powerplay and at the death
May 12, 2022

Zeeshan Maqsood rues Jatinder Singh's dismissal, but happy to have put Bangladesh 'under pressure'

The Oman captain was hopeful they can overcome Scotland to make the Super 12s
May 16, 2022

Shakib: 'The win is a relief for the team'

"I think we are capable of improving on this, but we shouldn't be too worried by it."
May 14, 2022

Flexible thinking keeps Bangladesh afloat but they remain behind the curve in T20

Dropping Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur down the order was a sensible call, even if it didn't pay off against Oman
May 18, 2022

Mickey Arthur: Sri Lanka's bowling attack is 'almost ideal' for T20 World Cup challenge

Coach also keen to persist with top three of Nissanka, Perera and Chandimal
May 23, 2022

Sri Lanka have much to be worried about as Ireland look to flex their muscles again

Tricky challenge awaits the 2014 T20 World Cup champions against a side high on confidence
May 23, 2022

KL Rahul: Having MS Dhoni in the dressing room 'gives us a sense of calmness'

Says experience of playing one-and-a-half seasons of the IPL in the UAE "put me in good stead" for the T20 World Cup
May 18, 2022

Could England captain Eoin Morgan drop himself? 'It's always an option'

Morgan says Liam Livingstone is "fully fit" after injuring his finger during the warm-up match
May 21, 2022

Naim, Shakib, Mustafizur help Bangladesh stay alive with first points

Fast bowler Fayyaz Butt came in for Khawar Ali in the Oman XI
May 18, 2022

Namibia, Netherlands look for batting upturn to stay alive at T20 World Cup

Namibia might stick with the XI that lost to Sri Lanka but Netherlands could bring in Stephan Myburgh and Timm van der Gugten
May 23, 2022

Berrington and Davey star as Scotland get past spirited PNG

A win would take Scotland a step closer towards Super 12s
May 18, 2022

Marcus Stoinis fit to bowl in the next warm-up game

Allrounder made 28 off 23 in win over New Zealand in his second game back from a hamstring injury but did not bowl despite Australia only picking four bowlers
May 22, 2022

Liam Livingstone in doubt for T20 World Cup opener after injuring finger in warm-up match

Allrounder left field during England's seven-wicket defeat to India, will be assessed in 24 hours
May 18, 2022

Rahul and Kishan score rapid fifties as India ace steep chase against England

Liam Livingstone impressed with bat and ball for England before going off the field with a finger injury
May 23, 2022

Warner's lean run continues, but Richardson and Australia batters take down New Zealand

Williamson returns from injury with handy 37 as New Zealand make 158 for 7
May 18, 2022

No 'major changes' to Bangladesh line-up after Scotland defeat - Russell Domingo

Bangladesh head coach wants better batting in the powerplay, with more balance between attack and defence
May 18, 2022

Rabada: Winning the T20 World Cup would be my biggest achievement

The fast bowler says South Africa enter the tournament without any baggage and can hopefully end the trophy drought
May 23, 2022

Curtis Campher snags four in four as Ireland thump Netherlands

Mark Adair takes 3 for 9 in his four overs as Netherlands stifled despite Max O'Dowd fifty
May 22, 2022

Bangladesh bank on experience in must-win game against Oman

Having failed to finish Scotland off after reducing them to 53 for 6, the Group B favourites must bring their A game against the hosts
May 23, 2022

Rashid Khan expects spinners to play 'huge role' at T20 World Cup

"As we have seen in the IPL, spinners have brought back their team in the game; I feel that will be same in the World Cup as well."
May 18, 2022

Markram, spinners help SA crush Afghanistan in warm up

South Africa were hamstrung by Afghanistan's spinners early on, but their bowlers made up for it
May 22, 2022

Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman steer Pakistan to victory after West Indies struggle to 130

West Indies scored at less than six an over until Kieron Pollard hit five successive fours in the final over
May 21, 2022

Theekshana spins Sri Lanka to comprehensive win

Namibia made two changes to the side that won their most recent T20I, bringing in batter Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton and left-arm seamer Ruben Trumpelmann
May 22, 2022

High-flying Scotland look to take another step towards Super 12s

PNG, meanwhile, are a loss away from an early exit, less than 48 hours after their maiden T20 World Cup outing against Oman
May 17, 2022

Campher on emulating Malinga: 'Maybe it will set in a bit later'

"My heart was racing high, but I just took a few deep breaths at the top of my run and tried to make sure I manage my skills."
May 22, 2022

Virat Kohli: 'I will be batting at three'

"Things were different before IPL started and now KL Rahul is playing the way he is, so it's very hard to look past him at top of the order."
May 17, 2022

Scotland grateful for Chris Greaves' special delivery as Associates make their mark

Greaves goes from delivering parcels for Amazon to dispatching Bangladesh in only his second T20I
May 23, 2022

'Our batting is a concern,' admits Mahmudullah after Bangladesh suffer Scotland slip-up

Captain says Mushfiqur Rahim dismissal was "turning point" as small chase got out of hand
May 23, 2022

Shakib Al Hasan becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Bangladesh allrounder overtakes Lasith Malinga's tally of 107
May 16, 2022

Maqsood, Jatinder help Oman lead 10-wicket rout of PNG

The huge win gives Oman a major qualification boost, putting them top of the table as well as handing them a favourable net run rate
May 16, 2022

Greaves, Wheal help Scotland shock Bangladesh in Al Amerat

Bangladesh fail to seize advantage after reducing Scotland to 53 for 6 in the first innings
May 16, 2022

History and experience on Netherlands' side against young Ireland set-up

Paul Stirling's stellar form though, will be a sharp arrow in Ireland's quiver
May 21, 2022

Sri Lanka justifiably confident, but in-form Namibia are no pushovers

Namibia have won 18 of their 22 T20Is, while Sri Lanka have enjoyed a stellar warm-up run ahead of their opener
May 23, 2022

Mahela Jayawardene's data-driven insight helps Avishka Fernando find stability at No. 4

"He analyses not only our team, but the oppositions' weaknesses - he sees the game in a unique way" - Shanaka on Jayawardene
May 23, 2022

'Netherlands cricket is here and it's here to push back,' says coach Campbell

"The history of the Netherlands has shown that we step up on the biggest stage."
May 23, 2022

Fitter and wiser, Ravi Rampaul backs himself to bowl 'tough' overs for West Indies

Back in the mix after six years, seamer hopes his experience would help the team in their T20 World Cup defence
May 15, 2022

Fleming to 'talk about conditions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi' during his five-day gig with New Zealand

Earlier this week, he coached Chennai Super Kings to their fourth IPL title
May 21, 2022

'We will be their biggest game' - Scotland coach Shane Burger's warning to first-round opponents

Scotland have beaten Netherlands and Namibia recently, and take on Bangladesh, PNG and Oman in the first round of the T20 World Cup
May 22, 2022

Dasun Shanaka backs inexperienced Sri Lanka to go deep: 'I think we've struck a good balance'

Says his side has the variety and depth to deliver; thinks young Pathum Nissanka can "make this tournament his own"
May 23, 2022

Well-prepped Oman primed to usher in new era against first-timers PNG

While PNG lost both their tournament warm-ups, the hosts had a decent build-up to their first game
May 18, 2022

Scotland come in with momentum, but Bangladesh enjoying their best phase in T20Is

Scotland won their two warm-ups, Bangladesh have series win over New Zealand and Australia to their credit in the near past
May 15, 2022

Power-hitting? Sure, but Pollard expects 'complete games of cricket' from West Indies

On Roston Chase: "The type of cricket he plays fits right into our balance, right in the middle of our power-hitters"
May 23, 2022

Bhuvneshwar's form a concern? 'Not at all, his experience will be priceless' says Kohli

India captain also explains why R Ashwin and Rahul Chahar were picked ahead of Yuzvendra Chahal for the T20 World Cup
May 23, 2022

Starc's clarity of role brings confidence in white-ball cricket

"I'm going stick to my strengths of the death and not worry too much about what others are doing."
May 22, 2022

Mark Wood hoping he and Tymal Mills can 'bring the fire' for England

Extra pace could provide cutting edge in T20 World Cup bid
May 23, 2022

Andy Balbirnie: Paul Stirling's form, his starts with Kevin O'Brien key for Ireland

"Hopefully, it's a week for us to put in three really good performances and peak at the right time"
May 22, 2022

Kane Williamson: 'Not too many concerns' around hamstring but elbow not 100% yet

The New Zealand captain been feeling discomfort while gripping the bat and extending the elbow but is pleased with the overall progress
May 21, 2022

Netherlands, Namibia look to fly their flags high at T20 World Cup

Both teams also carry a few South African names as they look to deflect pressure ahead of the tournament's opening round
May 23, 2022

Assad Vala wants Papua New Guinea to become World Cup regulars

Captain wants team to bring smiles to his countrymen who have endured a tough fight with covid-19
May 12, 2022

Temba Bavuma all set for his first 'live net' since thumb injury

The South Africa captain hopes to open the batting along with Quinton de Kock in the T20 World Cup
May 23, 2022

Williamson 'fine after very, very slight hamstring twinge', on course for T20 World Cup opener

"He's getting through everything at the moment and he's feeling good," New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said
May 13, 2022

Chris Gayle: 'I have no respect for Curtly Ambrose whatsoever'

Batter takes issue with Ambrose's comments that Gayle shouldn't be an "automatic choice" in West Indies' XI for the T20 World Cup
May 21, 2022

Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in India's T20 World Cup squad

Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed and K Gowtham to join team bubble too
May 16, 2022

Inglis receives some Dutch intel ahead of journey into the unknown

Former Netherlands batter and long-time mentor Michael Swart passed on some advice about batting in the UAE
May 22, 2022

Poor IPL run not a concern, Nicholas Pooran wants to just 'refocus and go again'

"We won two World Cups without getting singles" - West Indies vice-captain says power-hitting will still be big on the team's agenda
May 17, 2022

Pollard: West Indies to take a knee at T20 World Cup

"It's something we're going to continue because it's something that we strongly believe in"
May 23, 2022

Narine won't be added to T20 World Cup squad despite IPL form, Pollard confirms

The West Indies captain, meanwhile, hopes to have "a fit Andre Russell" during the tournament
May 22, 2022

Avesh Khan and Venkatesh Iyer to join Indian team as net bowlers during T20 World Cup

They join Umran Malik in the net bowlers' list; teams have until October 15 to finalise their squads
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup warm-ups: Chameera, Karunaratne star for Sri Lanka; Ireland, Scotland also notch up wins

The pair picked up six wickets between them to restrict Papua New Guinea to 96 for 8
May 23, 2022

Hasaranga and Chameera likely to play warm-up match against Bangladesh

Dinesh Chandimal has revealed, meanwhile, that Avishka Fernando is set to continue at No. 4
May 12, 2022

Ashton Agar lauds Justin Langer's values and morals after 'horrible' experience

The left-arm spinner has a long association with Langer and said the coach has "100 percent" backing
May 23, 2022

Markram hopes exposure to pressure moments at IPL will come in handy at T20WC

After spending four weeks with Punjab Kings in the UAE, Markram feels conditions are easiest for batting in Abu Dhabi, and most difficult in Sharjah
May 16, 2022

T20 World Cup: 'Slight back pain' to keep Mahmudullah out of Bangladesh's first warm-up match

Mustafizur Rahman has linked up with the team following Rajasthan Royals' exit from the IPL
May 24, 2022

Glenn Phillips credits 'hard work at gym' for his power-hitting: 'I was doing 800 press-ups a day'

"I've definitely put on some weight and started throwing a bit more tin around."
May 12, 2022

Mitchell Marsh's No. 3 success could force Steven Smith into middle order

The allrounder's form over the last few months will make it hard to move him
May 22, 2022

DRS to be used in men's T20 World Cup for the first time

The ICC has also increased the minimum number of overs for delayed and rain-interrupted matches in the world tournament
May 22, 2022

Matthew Wade 'preparing to nail down a middle-to-lower order role'

"I know where I sit within the team and that's why my training has been tailored towards getting used to that lower order."
May 12, 2022

Hasan Ali: Management changes 'shouldn't have happened' before T20 World Cup

Pakistan fast bowler also said he expected low-scoring games in the UAE
May 24, 2022

Afghanistan revise T20 World Cup squad, Mohammad Nabi to lead

Sharafuddin Ashraf and Dawlat Zadran moved to reserves, Fareed Ahmad added to main squad from reserves
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup prize money: Title winners to get $1.6 million

Runners-up to take home $800,000, and losing semi-finalists get $400,000 each
May 22, 2022

ICC confirms Afghanistan to be part of T20 World Cup despite political upheavals

Acting chief executive Geoff Allardice says ICC will likely discuss how to approach bilateral cancellations, and how they affected the WTC
May 19, 2022

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka add Dananjaya, Kumara, Binura and Nissanka to squad

The injured Madushanka and Pradeep, and the pair ofJayawickrama and Kamindu have made way
May 11, 2022

Umran Malik to stay back in UAE as net bowler for India's T20 World Cup campaign

The 21-year-old Sunrisers bowler had turned heads with his tearaway speeds in IPL 2021
May 10, 2022

Andy Flower named Afghanistan consultant for T20 World Cup

The former Zimbabwe captain and England men's team coach joins Shaun Tait and Lance Klusener on the coaching staff
May 21, 2022

Sohaib Maqsood ruled out of T20 World Cup, Shoaib Malik named replacement

He had sustained a back injury on October 6 during the National T20 Cup
May 13, 2022

Rohit backs 'valuable asset' Hardik despite lean IPL: 'There's no doubt about his quality'

"A player like him is probably just one good innings away from getting back to his natural way."
May 23, 2022

Disappointed with NZ pullout, Martin Guptill 'hoping' international cricket returns to Pakistan soon

Guptill was slated to return to international action on that tour after he was rested for the Bangladesh tour
May 23, 2022

Men's T20 World Cup: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman and Haider Ali in Pakistan squad after rejig

Azam Khan and Mohammad Hasnain have been dropped from the party, while Khushdil Shah is now in the reserves' list
May 22, 2022

T20 World Cup Covid-19 FAQs: ten-day isolation for positive tests, fans to wear masks

ICC will take bubble breaches during the tournament "very seriously"
May 22, 2022

Fit-again Devon Conway ready to create World Cup 'legacy' after Test high

"At the end of the day, there are stats in this game, but you know if you're winning World Cups, people will remember those moments more."
May 11, 2022

Warner locked in to open for Australia at T20 World Cup

Aaron Finch will be fit despite coming off knee surgery and is confident the team can overcome tricky preparation
May 24, 2022

Sam Curran ruled out of IPL and T20 World Cup

Tom Curran drafted into England squad and Reece Topley added as a travelling reserve
May 09, 2022

Gary Stead on T20 WC: Main goal is to get to the semi-finals

NZ coach feels "there are six-seven teams that could win this tournament"
May 10, 2022

'We'll back ourselves to beat any team' - Tymal Mills confident England will find feet quickly in UAE

England fly out to Oman with half of World Cup squad already in situ at the IPL
May 22, 2022

T20 World Cup to have fans at 70% capacity across venues

The T20 World Cup will now be the largest-scale event with fan involvement in the UAE since the start of the pandemic
May 23, 2022

Excitement and anxiety as fit-again Bavuma gets ready to lead at T20 World Cup

The thumb is "obviously not 100% at the moment but I am building it up," he says at team's departure press interaction
May 22, 2022

Mickey Arthur harps on flexibility as 'work in progress' Sri Lanka prepare for T20 World Cup

Head coach calls suspension of Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Dickwella 'a massive blow' to the team's chances
May 16, 2022

Lakshan Sandakan, Pathum Nissanka among five players Sri Lanka add to T20 World Cup squad

Lahiru Madushanka is left out from the original squad after failing to recover in time from a fractured collarbone
May 11, 2022

Duminy embraces short-term role to 'try and add value wherever I can' for South Africa

The former South Africa allrounder, who retired two years ago, is a strategic consultant for the team for the T20 World Cup
May 11, 2022

Mahela Jayawardene to be part of Sri Lanka support staff during T20 World Cup first round

Former captain also appointed as consultant and mentor for the Under-19 team in the lead up to next year's World Cup
May 14, 2022

Marcus Stoinis gives Australia injury concern ahead of T20 World Cup

The allrounder limped of the attack after seven balls in Delhi Capitals match against Sunrisers Hyderabad
May 10, 2022

Shardul Thakur on Covid-19 outbreak in India's bubble: 'There was fear that it could happen to me or to anyone'

Says assistant physio testing positive was a big concern as he had worked with "everyone" ahead of the Manchester Test
September 16, 2021

Kusal Perera could miss T20 World Cup with hamstring injury

Meanwhile, allrounder Lahiru Madushanka has definitely been ruled out with a fractured collarbone
May 15, 2022

Men's T20 World Cup 2021 - what the squads look like

The tournament starts on October 17 with a first-round match between Oman and PNG, with the final scheduled for November 14
May 20, 2022

Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander appointed Pakistan coaches for T20 World Cup

A head coach will also be appointed alongside the two, Ramiz said in his first press conference as PCB chairman
May 19, 2022

Tabraiz Shamsi: South Africa 'not as bad' as people think

Shamsi believes the current side is on par with the great South African sides of the past
May 22, 2022

Shakib: 'Well prepared' Bangladesh will come to T20 World Cup with a 'winning mentality'

"Our team will be in Oman at least 15-16 days before, which is enough time for acclimatising with conditions and wickets."
May 12, 2022

Ryan ten Doeschate, 41, makes Netherlands T20 World Cup squad

The 15-member squad has a host of other familiar names in Ben Cooper, Stephan Myburgh and Roelof van der Merwe
May 15, 2022

Assad Vala to captain Papua New Guinea at maiden ICC global tournament

Papua New Guinea will play Oman, Scotland and Bangladesh as they bid to reach the Super 12
May 23, 2022

Theekshana and Rajapaksa surprise picks in Sri Lanka's T20 World Cup squad

Dasun Shanaka leads the 15-member contingent
May 14, 2022

David Wiese included in Namibia's T20 World Cup squad

The upcoming tournament will be the former South Africa allrounder's second T20 World Cup
May 21, 2022

The Domingo Effect: Bangladesh reap the rewards of continuity and camaraderie

Speaking to ESPNcricinfo, the head coach reflects on the back-to-back series wins over Australia and New Zealand
May 21, 2022

Rashid Khan steps down as captain protesting against Afghanistan's T20 World Cup squad selection

"The selection committee and ACB has not obtained my consent for the team"
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup: Ravi Rampaul back in West Indies squad; Sunil Narine out

Holder, Cottrell, Hosein among reserves in Pollard-led squad
May 23, 2022

Coetzer leads 'versatile' Scotland squad for T20 World Cup; Trott joins coaching staff

They have also appointed a "well-being manager" to tackle challenges of life in pandemic-enforced bio-bubbles
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup 2021: Uncapped Graham Kennedy, Gareth Delany in Ireland squad

Wicketkeeper Neil Rock and offspinner Andy McBrine are also part of the 18-member group
May 11, 2022

T20 World Cup: South Africa leave out Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Chris Morris

Temba Bavuma is expected to recover in time to lead the team at the marquee tournament
May 23, 2022

Tymal Mills makes England's T20 World Cup squad, no return for Ben Stokes

Chris Woakes, David Willey and Sam Billings included, no space for Saqib Mahmood
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup: No Tamim Iqbal, as Bangladesh name Mahmudullah-led squad along expected lines

Tamim Iqbal, who had opted out, Taijul Islam and Mosaddek Hossain are not a part of the squad
May 23, 2022

Maqsood to lead Oman at T20 World Cup, uncapped Dhamba, Ayan make the cut

Oman have retained much of the squad that featured in their maiden T20 WC five years ago
May 24, 2022

India's T20 World Cup squad: R Ashwin picked, MS Dhoni named mentor

Former captain MS Dhoni has been named "team mentor"
May 22, 2022

Ben Stokes set to be omitted from England T20 World Cup squad

England will leave decision 'late' with final squad set to be named on October 10
May 23, 2022

Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis resign from Pakistan coaching roles

Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq have joined the team as interim coaches for the New Zealand series
May 23, 2022

Sharjeel Khan dropped from T20 World Cup squad; Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah make 15-man cut

Pakistan's T20I assignments will begin on September 25 with a five-match series against New Zealand, in Lahore
May 11, 2022

Mitchell Starc joins Alyssa Healy in Brisbane quarantine amid Covid schedule challenges

Starc will have done four weeks quarantine out of the last five and faces more after the T20 World Cup
May 16, 2022

Mashrafe and BCB president Hassan laud Tamim for 'brave decision'

"Tamim will continue to be one of the best batters but nobody wants to see him lose form by playing T20s forcibly," Mashrafe said
May 22, 2022

Australia's best are back, but will it be enough for a title tilt?

These are the players that took the side to No. 1 in 2020 but the balance of the XI remains uncertain
May 21, 2022

Josh Inglis earns call-up and key names return in Australia's T20 World Cup squad

Pat Cummins, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell and Steven Smith among the players who are back
May 22, 2022

Aaron Finch: Dressing room leaks about Justin Langer 'disappointing' and 'not ideal'

The captain said that tension can be "amplified" when a team is losing
May 13, 2022

Kyle Jamieson hopes to fine-tune 'T20 skillsets' in IPL ahead of T20 World Cup

'It's nice to have a block of T20 cricket going into the World Cup', the New Zealand fast bowler says
May 23, 2022

Men's T20 World Cup: India vs Pakistan in Dubai on October 24

The tournament kicks off on October 17 in Oman, with the hosts taking on PNG and Bangladesh playing Scotland
May 20, 2022

New Zealand hope for inside track as Shane Bond joins coaching group for T20 World Cup

He will stay with the team for the T20 matches against India which follow the tournament
May 11, 2022

Former South Africa allrounder David Wiese to debut for Namibia at T20 World Cup

The 36-year old qualifies to play for them immediately, by first descent, since his father was born in Namibia
May 10, 2022

Australian players get the go-ahead for IPL 2021 return

A significant number of the 20 Australians with IPL contracts are expected to re-join their franchises
May 14, 2022

Ponting: Depth around Australian cricket not where it needs to be

Former captain still insists that team can win the T20 World Cup if all first-choice picks are fit and healthy
May 23, 2022

Ashwell Prince takes over as full-time Bangladesh batting coach

His stint will run till the end of the 2022 T20 World Cup, in October-November in Australia
May 23, 2022

Colin Munro fears end of New Zealand career 'not by choice' after missing T20 World Cup squad

Coach Gary Stead said that he had spoken to the opening batter about where he stands
September 13, 2021

Taylor left out of T20 World Cup squad; NZ pick Chapman, Todd Astle among 15

Adam Milne named standby to travel with the squad, but will be called upon only as an injury replacement
May 23, 2022

Despite rain holding sway, Hasan Ali happy to beat a West Indies side 'with such firepower'

Pakistan's focus now on the Tests, says the pacer, with the series being a key one for his side in the new World Test Championship cycle
May 11, 2022

England tour of Bangladesh postponed indefinitely

The teams were scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20Is in September-October
May 23, 2022

Aaron Finch faces knee surgery as uncertainty over T20 World Cup captaincy looms

CA optimistic Finch, who was ruled out of the remainder of Australia's West Indies and Bangladesh tours, will be fit in time for the world tournament
September 13, 2021

George Scott, Scott Steel in Scotland's 40-member longlist for T20 World Cup

The players named will be involved in a "trial series" in August, with the final squad due to be named later that month
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup 2021: India and Pakistan to face off in Super 12s

On Friday, the ICC announced the groupings for the marquee tournament, set to be played between October 17 and November 14
May 11, 2022

Rashid Khan named Afghanistan T20I captain

Middle-order batter Najibullah Zadran has been named his deputy
May 23, 2022

Boucher believes T20 World Cup conditions will be similar to the Caribbean

South Africa coach confident of team's showing after series win against West Indies
May 10, 2022

Bavuma: South Africa looking for opener, sixth bowling option ahead of T20 World Cup

de Kock's opening partner remains far from finalised; captain says a "seaming allrounder will come back into the mix"
May 24, 2022

Joe Root hopes England rest-and-rotation is 'behind us' as India and Ashes Tests loom

Test captain hasn't given up hope of T20 World Cup involvement after starring role in ODI
May 23, 2022

T20 World Cup to be held from October 17 to November 14 in UAE and Oman

It will start three days after IPL final, but ICC to ensure pitches get enough rest between the two tournaments
May 21, 2022