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    Temba Bavuma sustains hamstring injury, ruled out of 1st T20I vs Australia

    New Delhi: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday confirmed that Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the first T20I against Australia after suffering a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old Bavuma got injured while fielding in the third T20I against England on Sunday. The recommended recovery time for the Bavuma's injury is seven to 10 days. The right-hand batsman will remain...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Australia deserves to win 2020 Women's T20 World Cup: Michael Clarke

    Melbourne: Former World Cup-winning captain Michael Clarke said the Australian side deserves to win the Women's T20 World Cup 2020. Australia is hosting the seventh edition of the biennial tournament from February 21 to March 8. The women's team has won the most number of titles in the history of the shortest format World Cup - four times. "I think it's great for women's...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    We are happiest team at T20 WC, Thailand distant 2nd: Smriti Mandhana

    Sydney: India are not just among the strongest contenders for the Women's T20 World Cup but the youthful exuberance also makes them the happiest team in the tournament, says swashbuckling opener Smriti Mandhana. The Indian squad's average is under 23. Ahead of the tournament opener against Australia here on Friday, Mandhana joked that only debutants Thailand can given them...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Hosts Australia targeting 5th title at 2020 women's T20 World Cup

    SYDNEY: Mighty Australia go into their home Twenty20 World Cup this week as overwhelming favourites as they look to cement their superiority in women's cricket and draw a world-record crowd in the process. Meg Lanning's defending champions, and four-time winners, were rarely tested through the second half of 2019 when they whitewashed an injury-ravaged West Indies and a...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Previous winners of women's T20 World Cup

    SYDNEY: Previous winners of the Twenty20 women's World Cup ahead of the 2020 tournament in Australia from February 21-March 8: 2018 Host nation - West Indies Winner - Australia beat England by eight wickets 2016 Host nation - India Winner - West Indies breat Australia by eight wickets 2014 Host nation - Bangladesh Winner - Australia beat England by six wickets 2012 Host nation - Sri Lanka Winner -...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Squads for 2020 women's T20 World Cup

    SYDNEY: Squads for the Twenty20 women's cricket World Cup in Australia from February 21-March 8. The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout stage: - Group A - Australia: Meg Lanning (capt), Erin Burns, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Tayla Vlaeminck,...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Top six players to watch out for in 2020 women's T20I World Cup

    SYDNEY: Six players to watch when the women's Twenty20 World Cup begins on Friday: - Meg Lanning (AUS) - Known for her silky stroke play and cricketing brain, Australia captain Lanning is one of the game's greats. She made her domestic debut aged 16 and has routinely smashed batting records, while winning praise for her innovative approach to captaincy. Nicknamed...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    India, Australia most impressive teams in Women's T20 WC: Brett Lee

    Melbourne: Former pace ace Brett Lee feels India and Australia look to be the two most impressive teams in the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup, which has the potential to take women's cricket to the next level. The tournament starts on Friday with India taking on Australia. Writing for ICC's official website, Lee offered his perspective on what the tournament means for women's...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Juergen Klopp warns Atletico Madrid before 2nd-leg UCL clash

    London: Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp expects a very different atmosphere at Anfield will help turn his side's Champions League last 16 tie with Atletico Madrid around after a 1-0 first leg defeat in the Spanish capital on Tuesday. Saul Niguez's early strike inflicted just Liverpool's second defeat of the season in all competitions with a senior team. The holders were frustrated...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Ishant Sharma hitting good areas, Prithvi Shaw should follow instincts: Virat Kohli

    Wellington: India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday dropped enough hints to indicate that seniormost pacer Ishant Sharma and young opener Prithvi Shaw will be in the playing XI for the first Test against New Zealand here. If India's net session on Wednesday is taken into consideration, Wriddhiman Saha is starting as the wicketkeeper ahead of Rishabh Pant for the...

    • 13 hrs ago

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