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‘We should have won’: Shanto reflects on missed opportunity in Bangladesh’s narrow loss to South Africa | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto expressed his disappointment after his team narrowly lost to South Africa by 4 runs in the T20 World Cup at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium. The match, which took place on Monday, saw South Africa prevail in a final-ball thriller, moving a step closer to qualifying for the Super 8 stage.T20 World Cup Schedule | Points TableShanto was confident in his team's chances with Jaker Ali at the crease in the final over, needing 11 runs to win. However, the South African bowlers, particularly spinner Keshav Maharaj, held their nerve to secure a dramatic victory."Everyone was nervous but was confident when Jaker was there. It didn't happen but that's okay. Tanzid really worked hard in the last couple of games, we needed new-ball ...
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‘It was always on a knife’s edge’: Markram hails Maharaj’s last-over heroics in South Africa’s thrilling 4-run win over Bangladesh | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: South Africa captain Aiden Markram credited spinner Keshav Maharaj's decisive performance for their narrow 4-run victory over Bangladesh in a nail-biting encounter. The match, held during a crucial phase of the tournament, saw South Africa defending a modest total of 113 runs.The game reached a dramatic climax as Bangladesh, chasing 114, needed just six runs from the final two balls.Maharaj, tasked with defending 11 runs in the last over, bowled a full toss that seemed destined for the boundary. Mahmudullah, on strike, seized the opportunity with a powerful swing, but Markram's sharp catch near the boundary line turned the game on its head.T20 World Cup Schedule | Points Table"You're always pretty nervous in the final over in a game like that. It was always on a knife's edge,...
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T20 World Cup: South Africa trump Bangladesh by four runs in a low-scoring thriller | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Spinner Keshav Maharaj narrowly defended 11 runs in the final over, securing a nail-biting four-run victory for South Africa over Bangladesh in another tense low-scoring match at the T20 World Cup on Monday.In a seesaw battle, Bangladesh fought valiantly until the end, propelled by gritty innings from Mahmudullah (20) and Towhid Hridoy (37).However, they fell short in the 20th over, chasing a modest 114.With six needed off the last two balls, Mahmudullah was caught brilliantly by Aiden Markram near the ropes off Keshav Maharaj (3/27), who emerged as South Africa's most successful bowler. Despite Maharaj bowling three full tosses in the final over, Bangladesh couldn't capitalize, ending at 109 for seven.Anrich Nortje (2/17), Kagiso Rabada (2/19), and Marco Jansen (0/17) provid...
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SA vs BAN 2024, T20 World Cup 2024 Live Streaming: When and where to watch B

South Africa vs Bangladesh ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Live Streaming: South Africa will hope for a better batting performance from their top order when they take on Bangladesh at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Monday. With the pitch of the venue acting in unpredictable ways, South Africa will be pretty familiar with it, having played both their matches here and losing at least 4 wickets while chasing paltry targets. Things got so bad that at one stage in the match against Netherlands on Saturday, they were 3/3 in 4 overs. They ultimately dragged themselves to a win thanks to David Miller’s heroics but would hope for a much better performance from their top order in coming matches Bangladesh, meanwhile, have started their tournament on a positive note, winning a nail-biti...
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‘Not going to reveal our cards, but…’: Team India head coach Rahul Dravid on opening pair | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Head coach Rahul Dravid remained tight-lipped when questioned about India's opening combination for their T20 World Cup opener against Ireland on June 5. While Rohit Sharma is anticipated to partner with Virat Kohli at the top of the order, there is also speculation regarding Yashasvi Jaiswal as a potential option."We've got options, so we are obviously not going to reveal our cards just yet, but certainly we've got options.We have Rohit and Jaiswal and Virat opened in the IPL as well."We picked the team keeping in mind that we have three options and we could pick and choose what we wanted depending on the conditions and kind of combination we go into these games with," said Dravid while talking to reporters in New York.The playing surface at the Nassau County ground has draw...
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It’s a tough wicket from a batting perspective: Proteas skipper Aiden Markram after defeating Sri Lanka | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The T20 World Cup's opening match between South Africa and Sri Lanka took place at the Nassau Stadium in New York, where the pitch conditions were far from ideal. Both team captains expressed their dissatisfaction with the surface.Sri Lanka's batting performance was abysmal, as they were bowled out for a meager 77 runs, their lowest total in T20 cricket history.South Africa, despite the low target, had to work hard for their victory, eventually reaching the target with six wickets in hand and 3.4 overs to spare.The criticism from the captains highlighted the importance of providing suitable playing conditions for such a high-profile tournament. The drop-in pitch at the Nassau Stadium clearly failed to meet the expectations of the players and the cricketing community."The batt...
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T20 World Cup: Anrich Nortje returns in style as South Africa blast out Sri Lanka to start campaign in style

Synopsis: The ball bounced and seamed. It also stopped and skidded. Neither Sri Lankan nor South African batsmen came to terms with the drop-in surface, but the Proteas eventually got past the 78-run target in the 17th over If the IPL was about teams trying to break the 300-run barrier, cricket at the Big Apple threatens to make 150 seem like a dream. On a drop-in pitch in New York that had its birth in Adelaide and growth in Florida, and played like a combination of Centurion and Colombo tracks – the ball often kicked up with seam movement and occasionally died down, bouncing in front of the wicketkeeper or stopping on the batsmen – the South African seamers bared their fangs. And Sri Lanka were shot out for 77. The islanders adapted to the conditions in the second innings by using med...