The mood has been set and all eyes now are on October 23 high voltage match when arch-rivals India and Pakistan will clash in the first Super 12 Group B game of the ongoing T20 World Cup tournament. The cricket world will surely stand still when the rivals will collide at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Sri Lanka beat United Arab Emirates by 79 runs in match number six of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Tuesday, October 18. The big win in Group A means that Sri Lanka are still in contention for a place in the Super 12.
Netherlands got the better of Namibia by five wickets in a Group A match of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Tuesday (October 18). With this win, the Dutch went to the top of the table in Group A, registering their second triumph in as many games.
Sikandar Raza smashed 82 off only 48 balls as Zimbabwe beat Ireland by 31 runs in a Group B encounter of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 17. Zimbabwe were sent into bat by Ireland after they lost the toss. They got off to a poor start, losing four wickets for 79 by the halfway stage. Regis Chakabva (0), Craig Ervine (9), Wesley Madhevere (22) and Sean Williams (12) were all back in the hut.
After Namibia got the better of Sri Lanka on Day 1 of the T20 World Cup 2022, Scotland caused another major upset, defeating West Indies by 42 runs at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 17.
Netherlands defeated United Arab Emirates by three wickets in match number two of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Sunday, October 16. Batting first after winning the toss, UAE came up with a disappointing performance and were held to 111 for 8.
Namibia caused a massive upset in the first match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, defeating Sri Lanka by 55 runs at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Sunday (October 16). Sent into bat first after losing the toss, Namibia recovered from 93 for 6 to post a decent 163 for 7.
Finally, the much-awaited announcement has been made by the BCCI with respect to replacement of Jasprit Bumrah, who has been ruled out from the ICC Men's T20 World Cup scheduled to be played from October 16 to November 13 in Australia. Mohammad Shami has been officially named. He has reached the host country and is learned have been linked up with the Team India squad in Brisbane ahead of the first warm-up match against Australia on October 17.
The current Team India squad assembled at the T20 World Cup in Australia is the best ever team, stated former India coach Ravi Shastri. He was in charge of the 2021 T20 World Cup and the boys didn't qualify for the knockout phase then.