Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicICC T20 World Cup

Topic: ICC T20 World Cup

Teach children about peace before it’s too late — T20 Cricket World Cup is a good chance

Can we rally support in South Asia and get friends and fans to raise their White Cards for peace even as they root for their favourite teams?

India to open T20 World Cup 2022 campaign against Pakistan on 23 October

In the opening match, India & Pakistan will be playing in Melbourne Cricket Ground. South Africa & Bangladesh are the other two teams in the group.

Win toss, win match — how luck with the coin mostly pre-decided outcome, made T20WC a bit farcical

Out of the 23 matches played between full-member nations from the Super 12 round onwards, 18 were won by the team chasing, and 15 by the team that won the toss.

Hassan Ali’s dropped catch has Pakistan in a fix: Was it ‘mauka’ to win T20 World Cup or not?

The narrative within sections of Pakistani media is that the T20 World Cup was Pakistan's to win but it slipped from Hassan Ali's hands.

Wade stuns Afridi, Australia plays on Pakistan’s nerves yet again in a T20WC semifinal

Mathew Wade, along with zen-like Marcus Stoinis, charged the crippling Australian batting order to power through to the Sunday final against Black Caps.

Calm New Zealand’s explosive method as they get even with England, first to enter T20 WC final

With Guptill & Williamson gone early and others struggling for timing, New Zealand looked hopeless, but then Neesham & Mitchell took over.

India sign off Kohli-Shastri era disappointingly, without an ICC trophy

India chased down the 133-run target against Namibia with 4.4 overs to spare, and ended their Men’s WC T20 run with three wins and two losses, failing to qualify for the semi-finals.

Abu Dhabi stadium’s chief curator Mohan Singh dies before New Zealand-Afghanistan T20 game

According to UAE Cricket sources, the 45-year-old, who hailed from Uttarakhand, was suffering from depression and was found hanging in his room.

India’s late World Cup charge decimates Scotland, ups Net Run Rate as they pray for Afghanistan

India show the sense of urgency to underline that they still haven’t given up their hopes for last-4.

4.9 lakh cyberattacks from Pakistan targeted India during 24 October T20 World Cup match

Sectrio, cybersecurity division of telecom analytics firm Subex, says this is the first time such cyberattacks have been linked to a sports event involving subcontinent teams.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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