Namibia’s T20 World Cup 2022 campaign began with a historic win against Sri Lanka in the tournament opener. However, it ended in heartbreak as they went down to UAE on Thursday, October 20 in Geelong and failed to qualify for the Super 12. UAE, on the other hand, created history, registering their first-ever win in the T20 World Cup.
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 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.
The suspense for the sixth team to be playing in the Asia Cup 2022 is over now. Hong Kong has qualified for the tournament defeating UAE by eight wickets. It will be placed in Group A with India and Pakistan. It will play against India on August 31 and two days later against Pakistan.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received approval from the Indian government to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), IPL governing council chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed.
The 2020 edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) could be held entirety in the UAE if all things fall into place. According to ESPNcricinfo, the BCCI is looking at a September 26 to November 7 window. However, things are likely to be finalised after the ICC takes a decision on the postponement of the 2020 T20 World Cup scheduled to be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15.
Having defeated Sri Lanka on Tuesday to claim their third victory in a row, India will go into their final league match against UAE in most relaxed mode. The win against Sri Lanka by five wickets ensured them a place in the final.