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PSL9; Batting continues for Sultans against Gladiators

In the 11th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to field first against Multan Sultans.

In the match being played at Multan Cricket Stadium, Quetta Gladiators captain Riley Russo won the toss and decided to field first.

On this occasion, the captain of Milan Sultans Mohammad Rizwan said that they will try to win the match by showing an aggressive game.

Squad of Quetta Gladiators

Riley Russo Captain, Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Khawaja Nafe, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sherfeen Rutherford, Aqeel Hussain, Muhammad Wasim Jr., Usman Tariq, Muhammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

Multan Sultans Squad

Muhammad Rizwan Captain, Usman Khan, Raza Hendricks, Tayyab Tahir, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, David Wali, Osama Mir, Aftab Ibrahim, Abbas Afridi, Muhammad Ali.

ICC reinstates Sri Lanka’s membership

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted the ban imposed on the Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

“The ICC has been monitoring the situation since the suspension of the Sri Lankan board and is now satisfied that the Sri Lankan board is not in breach of membership obligations,” the ICC said in a statement.

The statement said that the International Cricket Council has lifted the ban imposed on Sri Lanka with immediate effect. The ICC suspended the membership of the Sri Lankan Cricket Board due to political interference.

The Sri Lankan Sports Minister dismissed the officials of the Sri Lankan Cricket Board for the embarrassing defeat against India in the World Cup match.

The ICC suspended Sri Lanka’s membership during the World Cup on 10 November 2023 due to continuous government interference in the board’s affairs.

Due to the suspension of membership, Sri Lanka missed out on hosting the Under-19 Men’s Cricket World Cup, which is currently being played in South Africa.

After India, Australia also reached the final of the World Cup

Kolkata: After India, Australia also qualified for the ICC World Cup 2023 final.

Australia defeated South Africa by three wickets in the second semi-final played at the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata. The Proteas’ target of 213 runs was achieved by the Kangaroos in the forty-eighth over for the loss of seven wickets.

The bowlers of South Africa also defended the easy target and Australia’s batting line seemed to falter in front of the African bowlers, but after the fall of 7 wickets, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins played responsible batting and won the match for their team and reached the final. gave

The final of the tournament will be played between India and Australia in Ahmedabad on Sunday. India qualified for the final by defeating New Zealand.

Australia’s innings:

Chasing the target, Australia started the innings aggressively. The two openers Travis Head and David Warner put on a partnership of 60 runs off 38 balls but then Warner was dismissed for 29 runs.

Australia suffered another loss in the form of Mitchell Marsh who returned to the pavilion for zero. Travis Head got out after scoring 62 runs off 48 balls with the help of 9 fours and two sixes.

Marnus Labushin 18, Steve Smith 30, Maxwell one, Josh Ingles scored 28 runs and returned to the pavilion. Mitchell Starc remained not out with 19 and Pat Cummins with 14 runs.

For South Africa, Tabriz Shamsi and Coetzee dismissed 2 players each while Kagiso Rabada, Eden Markram and Maharaj took one wicket each.

South Africa’s innings:

Batting first, the South African team was all out for 212 runs in 49.4 overs. The Proteas openers failed to give the team a good start. Tumba Bauma returned to the pavilion without scoring a run in 4 balls. Quinton de Kock 3, van der Dusen 6, Eden Markarn 10 while Marco Johnson was the guest of zero.

Heinrich Klaasen and David Miller put on a 95-run fifth-wicket partnership, with Klaasen dismissed for 47 runs. Marco Safar went LBW, David Miller 101, Gerald Coetzee 19 runs, Keshav Maharaj 4 runs and Kagiso Rabada 10 runs. Tabriz Shamsi scored one run and remained not out.

For Australia, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins took 3, 3, Travis Head and Josh Hazlewood took 2, 2 wickets.

Earlier, the captain of the South African team, Tumba Bauma, had won the toss and decided to bat first. He said that he would try to win the match and qualify for the finals of the event.

On this occasion, Australian captain Pete Cummins said that he would have won the toss and batted, but he will try to get the African team out early and wrap up the victory.

Both the teams made one change in the playing XI, with Tabriz Shamsi replacing Langi Ngidi in the South African squad while Marcus Stoins replaced Marcus Stoins in the Australian squad.

Australian squad

Captain Pat Cummins, David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Marence Lebuschagne, Josh Inglis, Marence LeBouchen, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

South Africa squad

Captain, Tumba Bauma, Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dusen, Henrik Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Johnson, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada and Tabriz Shamsi.

Pakistan vs New Zealand; Which team in the World Cup has a heavy load? Surprising statistics

The teams of Pakistan and New Zealand will compete tomorrow in the ICC World Cup.

The national team will take on New Zealand tomorrow at 1:30 PM at the M.Channaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The Pakistani team needs a must-win match to keep their hopes of playing the semi-finals of the event alive.

On the other hand, the Kiwis are also suffering from two consecutive defeats and injuries in the events.

Read more: Pakistan vs New Zealand; Bad news for cricket fans before the match

The teams of Pakistan and New Zealand have faced each other 9 times in ODI World Cup competitions, where the green shirts have a heavy weight.

In the year 2011, New Zealand last defeated Pakistan in the World Cup competitions while Pakistan tasted defeat to the Kiwis in 2019.

Read more: Shadab could not be fit before the match against Kiwis, possibility of Abrar’s inclusion

It should be noted that on the points table, Pakistan is fifth with 6 points with 3 wins in 7 matches while New Zealand is occupying the fourth position with 8 points with 4 victories in 7 matches.

The two teams have been competing against each other in ODI World Cup competitions since 1983, where Pakistan has won 9 matches while New Zealand has won just 2 matches.

World Cup; Half of the Indian team returned to the pavilion against England

In the 29th match of the ICC World Cup, India scored 180 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 40 overs against England.

In the match being played at the Lucknow Cricket Stadium, Indian openers failed to give a good start to the team, opener Shibman Gul 9, Shreyas Iyer 4, KL Rahul 39 while Virat Kohli returned to the pavilion for zero, captain Rohit Sharma hit 3 sixes and 10 fours. Played an innings of 87 runs with the help of Surya Kumar Yadav is at the crease after scoring 25 runs.

For England, Chris Woakes and David Wiley took 2, 2 while Adil Rashid took one wicket.

Earlier, the captain of the English team, Jos Buttler, won the toss and decided to field.

On this occasion, the captain of the Indian team, Rohit Sharma, said that the effort will be to maintain the winning streak and win the match and lead on points.
The captains of both the teams have not made any changes in the playing XI.

England squad

The captains include Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, David Mullan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood, David Willey, Liam Livingston, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid.

India squad

Captain Rohit Sharma, Shibman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammad Siraj.

World Cup; A big blow to Pakistan before the match against Australia

Pakistani opener Abdullah Shafiq has been barred from non-essential meetings due to viral fever.

According to reports, the opener of the national team, Abdullah Shafiq, is currently suffering from symptoms of fever and flu, taking precautionary measures to prevent the possible spread of the disease.

Read more: World Cup; Viral fever gripped the Pakistani team

The national team participated in the practice session yesterday to prepare for the match against Australia on October 20, but the opener did not join the Pakistani team on this occasion either.

Apart from Abdullah, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Salman Ali Agha, Zaman Khan and Mohammad Haris also did not train.

Read more: Pakistan team’s fitness problems begin to subside

Earlier, fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Usama Mir were also facing symptoms of fever, but they have now recovered.

It should be remembered that yesterday the Pakistani team had changed its plan regarding training, first it was decided not to train, then the news regarding fitness problems started circulating, then the board said that the players are suffering from viral fever.

It should be noted that the national team has played 3 matches in the event so far, in which 2 victories and one match had to be defeated by the traditional rival.

Pak-India Takra; Salman Khan came to the field to support the Indian team

Mumbai: Bollywood star Salman Khan has come to the field to support the Indian team before the India-Pakistan match, the biggest competition of the ICC World Cup 2023.

A video clip of Salman Khan supporting the Indian team in the match against Pakistan has surfaced on the social networking website X (formerly Twitter), in which he is seen in the form of his upcoming mega-thriller film ‘Tiger 3’. are

In the video, Salman Khan describes the Indian cricketers as tigers and says that ‘this time, these 11 tigers will compete, even after 7 consecutive wins, there will be a clash of thorns for the eighth time’.

Salman Khan says that ‘this rivalry of cricket is great and the whole of India is waiting for the eighth win’.

At the end, Salman Khan repeats the dialogue of his movie ‘Tiger 3’ ‘Jib tak tiger mara nahi, tib tak tiger hara nahi’ by saying ‘8 Ka Intizar’.

It should be noted that the Indian song prepared by the Indian broadcasters for the ICC World Cup this time has been named ‘8 Ka Inteer’, which can be a symbol of India’s eighth consecutive win against Pakistan in World Cup competitions. In the events of the event, India defeated Pakistan 0-7.

Read more: World Cup; Once again, the song is released in the style of “Moksha Moksha” for the fans

This year’s World Cup promotional ad features Indian reality star Shahnaz Gill and Indian team all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

Before the Indian song, the official song for the World Cup was released by the ICC, which was not liked by the cricket fans, this song was sung by the Indian actor Ranveer Singh.

On the other hand, the teams of Pakistan and India will compete against each other in the ICC World Cup on October 14 at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Read more: Cricket World Cup anthem under heavy criticism as soon as it is released

The showbiz stars of both countries, including the fans of India and Pakistan, are eagerly waiting for the match between Pakistan and India in the World Cup.

Indian veteran and legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth have also been given golden tickets to watch this match.

India won the ODI series against Australia

Indore: India defeated Australia in the second ODI to win the three-match series 0-2.

In the second one-day international match played in the city of Indore on Sunday, the Indian batsmen gave a mountain-like target of 400 runs while pulling out the brutes of the Australian team.

After the match was affected by rain during Australia’s innings, the hosts were given a revised target of 317 runs in 33 overs, chasing which the Kangaroos were bowled out for 217 runs. Thus, India won the match by 99 runs under the Duckworth-Louis law.

Earlier, Australia had won the toss and decided to field. Batting first, India scored 399 runs for the loss of five wickets in 50 overs. Shibman Gill and Shriyas Iyer scored centuries while Surya Kumar Yadav and KL Rahul scored half-centuries.

Australia’s Cameron Greene got 2, Josh Hazlewood, Sean Abbott and Adam Zampa got one each.

In pursuit of the target, the Australian team faced difficulties from the beginning, two wickets fell for a total score of 9 runs while 5 players were dismissed for 108 runs. The entire Australian team was bowled out for 217 runs.

Australia’s David Warner stood out with 53 and Sean Abbott with 54 runs. Indian bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each, Prasad Krishna took two wickets and Mohammad Shami took one wicket.

India defeated Australia by 5 wickets in the first ODI match. The third and final ODI of the series will be played in Rajkot on September 27.

Asia Cup; Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh

In the second match of the Asia Cup Super Four stage, Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 21 runs and knocked them out of the event.

In the match played in Colombo, Bangladesh captain Shakibul Hasan won the toss and decided to field first. The Sri Lankan team scored 257 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs.

Sudira Samaravkarma scored 93, Kushal Mendis scored 50 and Patham Nissanka scored 40 runs. For Bangladesh, Tasin Ahmed and Hasan Mehmood took 3, 3 and Sharaful Islam 2 players to the pavilion.

A change has been made in the Bangladesh team for today’s match, Nasum Ahmed has been made a part of the playing XI in place of Afif Hussain.

Target pursuit

Chasing a target of 258 runs, Bangladesh opened the batting, Bengal Tigers got a good opening and lost the first wicket for 55 runs, after which neither player could stay on the wicket for long.

However, Tawheed Hardui batted responsibly and played an innings of 82 runs, he was the outstanding batsman, besides Mehdi Hasan Miraz 28, Muhammad Naeem K 21, Latin Das 15, Shamim Hussain 5, captain Shakib Al Hasan 3 runs. .

Sri Lanka’s Mahesh Thiekshana and Dasan Shanaka took three wickets each.

Sri Lankan squad

Dasan Shanaka (captain), Patham Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Mendis, Sudira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Donath Velalj, Kasan Rajitha, Mahesh Rajakas, Mathisha Pathirana.

Bangladesh Squad:

Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Mohammad Naeem, Tanzeed Hasan, Latin Das, Tawheed Hardoy, Nisoom Ahmed, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehdi Hasan, Mehdi Hasan Miraz, Tasin Ahmad, Sharaful Islam and Mustafizur Rahman.