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T20 World Cup 2021: Match 5, Scotland vs PNG Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

  Preview Scotland and PNG are set to lock horns in Match No.5 of the T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday, October 19 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1) in Al Amerat. Scotland, led by Kyle Coetzer, has started their campaign on a resounding note, beating Bangladesh by six runs on Sunday. Chris Greaves’ all-around show made sure that Scotland edged out the favorites. PNG, on the other hand, got off to the worst possible start. On the same day, hosts Oman thrashed them by 10 wickets after chasing down 130 with 38 balls left. Barring Assad Vala, none of their players could perform. Match Details Match  – Scotland vs PNG – Match 5 Venue  – Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat Time  – 03:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT Where to watch live  – Star Sports Network Pitch Report The pitch at the venue has been a sporting one thus far in the tournament. The scores haven’t been overly high, but batters have tasted quite a bit of success. Batting second should be the way for

Bowlers stifle Namibia as Sri Lanka kick off World Cup campaign with a win

A   thorough all-around performance from Sri Lanka helped them secure a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the first game of their ICC Men's T20 World Cup campaign against Namibia. MATCH CENTRE After a minor hiccup in the beginning, Sri Lanka made light work of the 97-run target and chased it down with seven wickets and 39 balls to spare. The win takes Sri Lanka to the top of the Group A table with a net run rate of +2.607. The Sri Lankan bowlers had won half the battle for their team in the first innings as the Namibia batters looked uncomfortable against the spin as well as the genuine pace. Mahesh Theekshana took three wickets, while Lahiru Kumara and Wanindu Hasaranga each had two. With the bat, an unbeaten 74-run partnership between Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa guided blob: Lanka to victory as Namibia let an early advantage slip away. Namibia make early in-roads Having put up a target of only 97, Namib

India vs England Warm-Up Game Highlights: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul Help India Beat England By 7 Wickets

  T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights, IND vs ENG Warm-Up Match: Fifties from Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul guided India to a 7-wicket win over England. India beat England by 7 wickets in their first warm-up game of the T20 World Cup on Monday at ICC Cricket Academy Ground in Dubai. Chasing the target of 189 runs, KL Rahul (51) and Ishan Kishan (70) added 82 runs for the first wicket that set the tone for the Virat Kohli-led team. Kishan continued to bat aggressively till the end before he retired and Suryakumar Yadav came out to bat in place of him. Towards the end, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya played quickfire knocks to guide India to victory. It was a great performance from the Indians as they made light work of a big target. Earlier bowling first, Mohammed Shami scalped 3 wickets, but quickfire knocks from England's middle-order batsmen took Jos Buttler's side to an imposing total of 188 runs. Jonny Bairstow top-scored with 49 runs while Moeen Ali stayed unbeaten on 43.

T20 World Cup: India-Pakistan match cannot be cancelled, this is ICC commitment, says BCCI's Rajeev Shukla

  BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla has reacted to the demands for canceling India vs Pakistan clash at the ICC T20 World Cup, saying that he condemns attacks on non-Kashmiri civilians in the valley but the board can’t pull out from ‘international commitment’. Shukla said that in tournaments organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC), countries could not back out of commitments that had been once made. Shukla further pointed out the need to hold terrorist organizations accountable and said that strict action needed to be taken against such outfits. " We strongly condemn the killings(J&K). Strict action should be taken against terror organizations. As far as the match (T20 WC IND vs PAK) is concerned, under ICC's international commitments you can't refuse to play against anyone. You've to play in ICC tournaments:," Rajeev Shukla said.