Supplements

T20 WORLD CUP LENS

Joginder Sharma, who is now working in the Indian Police Service, was the man who won India the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007.

Got nothing to lose

For Namibia, the biggest news is that David Wiese, former South Africa allrounder, will be playing for them when they make their T20 World Cup debut. Wiese, whose father was born in Namibia,...

Dreaming of rekindling '09 flame

Ireland were one of the sides that had travelled to the UAE early in order to better acclimatise with the conditions and play a few practice games as part of preparation for the T20 World Cup.

Always in with a chance

Unpredictability is the word that has always been synonymous with the Pakistan cricket team so it makes sense that fans and experts alike have wildly different assumptions about how deep the Babar...

‘This is the best pace attack we have had in 20-25 years'

Who better than Mashrafe Bin Mortaza to talk to regarding Bangladesh’s upcoming T20 World Cup journey in Oman and the UAE?

Captain Kohli's last chance to bring glory in T20s

Inaugural T20 World Cup champions India will begin their bid for a second title with a blockbuster October 24 clash with arch-

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Could be a force to be reckoned with

South Africa used to be an intimidating force in international cricket, but that is no longer the case. A significant number of South African cricketers have recently retired, and it would be harsh...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Improving rapidly and aiming high

Afghanistan formed their first official team in 1995, 20 years after the West Indies were crowned champions in the first-ever cricket World Cup in England.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Prepared to regain old status

In six editions of the T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka have made it to the finals thrice, the most by any team, and were crowned champions in 2014 after beating India in Dhaka.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

EDITOR’S NOTE

One of cricket’s biggest carnivals and perhaps the most entertaining one, the T20 World Cup, is knocking on the door again. Sixteen teams, 45 matches and a month of cricketing action await cricket...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Ten Doeschate's 'one last hoorah'

Fourteen years since appearing for the Netherlands in the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup in 2007,

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Could it be a stepping stone for future riches?

Can Bangladesh win the World Cup? Even half a decade ago, that question would have been a preposterous one, but it has become less so in the 50-over format.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

The co-hosts could spring a surprise

Oman, featuring in their second-ever T20 World Cup, will be hopeful of going past the group stage for the first time, especially now that they are co-hosting the marquee event.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Expectations high from Shakib, Mustafizur

Bangladesh will heavily rely on two of their world-class T20 performers -- premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and ace left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman -- for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Oman and...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Causing an upset would be great success

Undoubtedly, it will be a historic moment for Papua New Guinea when they will step on to play T20 World Cup co-hosts Oman in the opener on October 17 in Muscat as they will be making their ICC...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021