“So for me to beat the best ever tonight, it’s a brilliant feather in my cap. Brilliant. It’s the best week I’ve ever had. “I’ve said it there’s nobody in the game who has got more respect than I’ve got for Ronnie. The best ever. “If your best is good enough to only get you to finals then you have to accept that. Hopefully one week I’ll get it right on the final day and hopefully get a trophy.
Week four saw David Warner score 166, the highest individual score of the tournament, as Australia’s total of 381/5 proved out of reach for Bangladesh, despite Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim getting them within 48 runs of the target. Friday saw Lasith Malinga dismantle the English top order, as his four wickets helped Sri Lanka defend a total of 232 for their second win of the tournament. Despite the best efforts of Stokes, who was left stranded on 82 not out, England fell 21 short. Angelo Mathews top-scored for the Sri Lankans with an unbeaten 85, while Mark Wood was the best of the English bowlers with 3/40. The Saturday games saw the first elimination of the tournament, with Afghanistan’s loss to India at Southampton meaning they could no longer qualify for the knockout stage. Despite limiting India to 224 from their 50 overs, a Mohammed Shami hat-trick saw Afghanistan fall 12 runs APK STOR Mobi short.
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Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden shared an opening partnership of 105 runs in 14 overs, forcing Ganguly to bring on the spinners unusually early. The change of pace brought wickets with Adam Gilchrist, who had been swinging at everything, holing out off a sweep shot from the bowling of Harbhajan Singh. Ponting and Martyn started efficiently, putting away bad balls but mostly keeping the scoring going with good running, then letting loose in the last ten overs, taking 109 from them. Ponting in particular dispatched the bowling over the fence with fearsome regularity in scoring 8 sixes, the most from one batsman in any World Cup match at the time.
“It’s a match we absolutely fizz about as players – taking on the Aussies is always a huge thrill. Cricket fans who come along to the Basin Reserve on Saturday the 13th of February will no doubt see a lot of passion from both teams. The eight squads selected with the 14 players that will be named to play in the U19 National Championships will all be announced centrally by USA Cricket by Media Release on Monday March 22nd. This will allow for the final Men’s Zonal and Youth Trialsto be completed and for the selectors to finalize all 112 cricketers who will travel to take part in the event.
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The T is made up of cricket stumps and the ‘0’ in the T20 represents the cricket ball complete with a green seam. India now have to either win or draw the fourth and final Test against England, starting March 4 in Ahmedabad to claim the right to take on New Zealand at the historic Lord’s cricket ground. The BlackCaps have already qualified and are placed second in the latest list. India need to either win or draw the final Test versus England to stay ahead of Australia, who are in third place in World Test Championship table with 69.2 percentage. In 2013 for the first time in its history CIK-FIA called a promoter, WSK Promotion, to perfect the organisation of the major international karting competitions.
- World Cricket Championship 2 is a major improvement over the first title in the series.
- The rights to host the tournament were awarded to Canada for the first time–in Montreal and Winnipeg.
- The initial stage of the tournament saw the 10 teams grouped together for a single round-robin, in which each team played the other nine once for a total of 45 matches.
- In case of exceptional circumstances, a Member Board could apply to the ICC to allow a player under the age of 15 to play for them.
- The World Test Championship schedule comprises of 27 series involving Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the West Indies.