T20 World Cup: Pakistan beats Netherlands to avoid elimination

T20 World Cup: Pakistan beats Netherlands to avoid elimination

Pakistan maintained their slim hopes of advancing to the semi-finals of the Men’s T20 World Cup with a comfortable six-wicket win over the Netherlands. Chasing 92 for the win, they won with 37 balls to spare, flyhalf Mohammad Rizwan hitting 49 of 39 balls. The Netherlands posted a turgid 91-9 in Perth, with Colin Ackermann scoring 27 and spinner Shadab Khan taking 3-22. Pakistan are …

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Women’s World Cup 2023: England draw Denmark, China and win the playoff

Women's World Cup 2023: England draw Denmark, China and win the playoff

There was talk of England in the city of Auckland, considered the team to beat by almost everyone on and off the stage at Saturday’s 2023 Women’s World Cup draw. The only person who seemed to manage expectations was Sarina Wiegman, who learned that her European champions had had a relatively clean run up to the knockout stage. The England manager then downplayed the hype, …

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