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Incredible! Jos Buttler’s freak throw sends Heinrich Klaasen packing. Watch – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Jos Buttler displayed his extraordinary fielding skills as England faced South Africa in the 45th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. The pivotal moment came during South Africa's innings when Heinrich Klaasen fell victim to Buttler's exceptional throw.T20 World Cup 2024: Points Table | ScheduleEngland, having won the toss and elected to bowl, set the stage for an intense battle under the Caribbean skies.South Africa, aiming to set a competitive total, saw Reeza Hendricks and Quinton de Kock provide a solid start. However, it was Klaasen's dismissal that turned heads.In the 14th over, Mark Wood bowled a wayward delivery down the leg side, prompting Klaasen to let it pass. Buttler, England's captain-cum-wicketkeeper, initially...
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ENG vs SA T20 World Cup: Can England’s seam attack exploit South Africa’s susceptibility to pace?

Heading into the T20 World Cup, South Africa were touted as a near-complete side with a fiery batting line-up and a well-rounded bowling attack. Five games in since the group stage, the Proteas have managed to cling onto that fact, albeit with a string of sketchy wins. After wavering returns in New York, Aiden Markram’s side averted looming defeats against Nepal and the United States in the Caribbean. South Africa will now need to fire in unison across departments against England in St. Lucia on Friday to ensure they stay afloat in a tricky Super 8 group that also includes the West Indies. While the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet has invariably hosted high-scoring games this tournament, the onus will be more on the bowling attacks of both teams to bring their A-game ...
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Mark Wood says Josh Hazlewood’s T20 World Cup remarks ‘sign of respect’ | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England fast bowler Mark Wood believes Australia will compete "hard and fair" in their upcoming T20 World Cup match against Scotland. This match could potentially lead to the defending champions' elimination.Australian bowler Josh Hazlewood stirred controversy by stating, "it's in our best interest" to witness England's early exit. He did not rule out altering their gameplay to help Scotland reach the Super Eights rather than England in Group B.Wood insists that their Ashes rivals will not deliberately under-perform in Saturday's game, which follows England's match against Namibia."I think that's part of being England and Australia, isn't it?" said Wood."I think actually I saw it more as a respect thing if I'm honest that he was saying that England have done well against Aust...
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England thrash Oman by 8 wickets to revive T20 World Cup campaign | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England revived their T20 World Cup campaign with a record-breaking victory over Oman by eight wickets in Antigua on Thursday.The reigning champions needed a significant win to improve their net run-rate (NRR) as they strive to surpass Scotland and qualify for the second-round Super Eights.Oman was dismissed for a mere 47 runs, unable to cope with England's combination of spin and pace.Leg-break bowler Adil Rashid took 4-11 from his four overs, while fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood both had figures of 3-12 in an innings that concluded nearly seven overs early.Shoaib Khan (11) was the only Oman batsman to reach double digits after Buttler won the toss.England then reached the target of 50-2 in just 3.1 overs, with captain Jos Buttler unbeaten on 24 and Jonny Bairstow h...
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T20 World Cup: England-Scotland match abandoned due to rain in Barbados | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The T20 World Cup match between England and Scotland in Bridgetown, Barbados, was abandoned due to intermittent rain on Tuesday, resulting in both teams sharing a point each.The game was initially reduced to 10 overs per side, with Scotland reaching an impressive 90 for no loss in their innings. England's revised target, according to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method, was set at 109 runs off 10 overs.The Scottish openers, Michael Jones and George Munsey, showcased an attractive array of strokes, keeping the English bowlers under pressure throughout their innings.Jones remained unbeaten on 45 off 30 balls, hitting two sixes and four fours, while Munsey scored an unbeaten 41 off 31 deliveries, also striking four boundaries.Munsey had a stroke of luck when Mark Wood overstepped t...