Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by three runs in match number 28 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the The Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday, October 30. Bangladesh batted first after winning the toss and posted 150 for 7. Opener Najmul Hossain Shanto top-scored with 71 off 55 balls. However, they were also aided by a poor fielding effort by Zimbabwe. In response, Zimbabwe were held to 147 for 8 despite Sean Williams’ 64 off 42 balls.
Glenn Phillips (104 off 64) and Trent Boult (4 for 13) came up with impressive performances as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs in match number 27 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday, October 29. Batting first after winning the toss, the Kiwis scored 167 for 7 in their 20 overs. Their bowlers then held Sri Lanka to 102 in 19.2 overs.
Zimbabwe caused yet another upset in the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 on Thursday, October 27 in Perth, defeating Pakistan by 1 run in a low-scoring contest. Batting first after winning the toss, Zimbabwe were held to 130 for 8 in their 20 overs. However, Pakistan failed to get over the line and were restricted to 129 for 8 in response.
Team India came up with a methodical performance to beat Netherlands by 56 runs in match number 23 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday, October 27. Batting first after winning the toss in the Group 2 clash, the Men in Blue posted an impressive 179 for 2 on the board.
South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 104 runs in match number 22 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday, October 27. In the Group 2 Super 12 match, the Proteas posted 205 for 5 after winning the toss and batting first. Rilee Rossouw top-scored with 109 off 56 balls, while Quinton de Kock contributed 63 off 38.
Ireland stunned England by five runs via the D/L method in match number 20 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Wednesday, October 26. Bowling first after winning the toss in the Group 1 Super 12 clash, England held Ireland to 157 all out. However, their batting disappointed again. They were 105 for 5 after 14.3 overs when rain forced the game to an end. Ireland were declared winners, being ahead on the DLS score.
Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis (59 not out off 18 balls) came up with an incredible display of big-hitting as the hosts got the better of Sri Lanka by seven wickets in match number 19 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 on Tuesday, October 25. Chasing 158 for victory in the Group 1 match in Perth, Stoinis recorded the fastest T20I half-century by an Australian, which came off only 17 balls.
Zimbabwe narrowly survived defeat against South Africa in match number 18 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 24. In a rain-marred encounter, South Africa needed 13 runs to win from four overs. However, rain played spoilsport again and no further overs were possible. South Africa finished on 51 for no loss in 3 overs in a chase of 64 in seven overs. Both teams shared points as the match was called off.
Taskin Ahmed registered excellent figures of 4 for 25 as Bangladesh beat Netherlands by nine runs in match number 17 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 24. Batting first after losing the toss, Bangladesh managed a disappointing 144 for 8. However, their bowlers - Taskin and Hasan Mahmud 2 for 15 - ensured that their team did not suffer an upset at the hands of the Dutch outfit.