Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: T20

Does batting second in T20 world cup have an advantage? A statistics professor explains

Of the 45 matches played at the tournament, 29 were won by the team batting second.

Pakistanis get another ‘mauka’. After India’s World Cup loss, they say play ludo, not cricket

Comments on India’s performance also came from former Pakistani cricketers Inzamam ul Haq and Shoaib Akhtar. Inzamam said Team India was demoralised.

Meet Sheikh Rasheed – Pakistan’s interior minister, ‘cricketer’, and maker of ‘smart bombs’

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad poses as crusader of blasphemy politics, part-time interior minister and, most recently, a cricketer.

Pakistan ready to spend $36 mn more to bail out Roosevelt Hotel, its prime asset in New York

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

IPL Governing Council to meet in a week, eyeing UAE as host this year, says Brijesh Patel

The IPL Chairman said the tournament, set to take place between September and November, has been made possible by the ICC's decision to postpone the T20 World Cup in Australia.

Virat Kohli’s India will have to battle not just Australia but also demons of a decade

Data analysis shows that India’s overseas Test performance has dropped off a cliff since 2009, and Ravi Shastri’s ‘best away team in 15 years’ boast is false.

Lahore man donates Rs 80 mn worth property to dam fund, Pak CJ orders his medical exam

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Harvard Law School graduate questions legality of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance; Pak women’s cricket team gives away 10 runs to India in T20 match.

A fan’s thank-you note to Rahul Dravid, a wonderful cricketer & human being

Rahul Dravid, only the fifth Indian in the ICC Hall of Fame, has staggering statistics, but they still don’t do justice to the quality of his cricket.

India’s U-19 cricket captain under scanner for playing unauthorised Mauritius league

Anuj Rawat could face sanctions, including a ban, for participating in the T20 tournament.

An unsanctioned T20 league that went unnoticed. Now, 58 players from India face bans

These players took part in a disapproved T20 tournament in Mauritius last year, in which other participants were former internationals from England, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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