India born players who played for UAE national cricket team

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UAE cricket team represents the United Arab Emirates in international cricket. They have played 2 world cup so far – 1996 and 2015. The UAE national cricket team has benefitted immensely from the contributions of players born in India over the years. Lets look at some of the prominent Indian-origin cricketers who donned the national colors of UAE are profiled …

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Top 3 young players by age in WPL 2024

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WPL 2024 is just around the corner. With the successful first season in 2023, the second edition of Women IPL is going to commence from 23 Feb, with final on 17 March. There are 5 teams that will be playing in the second edition of Women IPL. Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Up Warriorz. The teams …

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Angelo Mathews 5 greatest performances

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As Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews celebrates his birthday today, we take a look back at some of his finest performances that have time and again proved his importance to the Sri Lankan cricket team. With both bat and ball, Mathews has been a match-winner for Sri Lanka on numerous occasions. One of his best all-round displays came during Sri …

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Know top 10 run scorers of Cooch Behar trophy when Dhoni made 84 and Yuvraj made 385 shown in M.S Dhoni movie- a love story

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We all love M.S Dhoni and his movie M.S Dhoni – a love story. Most of the cricket fans of India must not have known about the Cooch Behar trophy until they have seen the movie. The Cooch Behar Trophy is India’s national four-day cricket tournament for under-19 players. It has been held annually since the 1945–46 season. It is …

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How Uganda qualified for ICC World Cup 2024

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The men’s team that represents Uganda in international cricket is the national cricket team, also known as the Cricket Cranes. The Uganda Cricket Association, an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1998, is in charge of organizing the team. Uganda fielded an international squad for the first time in 1914, when they played the East Africa Protectorate. …

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How Papua New Guinea qualified for ICC WorldCup 2024

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The men’s national cricket team of Papua New Guinea, also known as the Barramundis, isthe side that plays international cricket on behalf of the nation. Cricket PNG, an associatemember of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1973, is in charge of organizing theteam. One-Day International (ODI) status was formerly held by Papua New Guinea, whichobtained it by placing fourth in …

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Best performance by england bowlers in World Cup 

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1.Vic Marks  Vic Marks was the star bowler for England in their 47-run victory over Sri Lanka at Taunton. He took 5 wickets for 39 runs in his 12 overs, which is the best bowling figures for England in a World Cup match. He dismissed three of the top five Sri Lankan batsmen, including Sidath Wettimuny and Duleep Mendis, who …

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Top 5 highest scores in Ranji Trophy history 

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  The Ranji Trophy is the premier first-class cricket competition in India, which started in 1934 and has seen 88 editions so far. The tournament has witnessed some remarkable batting feats. In this article, we will look at the top five highest scores in Ranji Trophy history.  5. Vijay Merchant – 359 not out  Vijay Merchant was one of the …

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Non-Muslim players to play for Pakistan

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Pakistan is a predominantly Muslim country, but it has also produced a number of non-Muslim cricketers who have played for the national team. Cricket, the most popular sport in the country, has also been a platform for showcasing this diversity and plurality. In its history of over 70 years as a Test-playing nation, Pakistan has been represented by several non-Muslim …

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Cricket in Bhutan

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Cricket is a sport that has been growing in popularity and recognition in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. The Bhutanese cricket team, nicknamed The Dragons, represents the country in international cricket and is organised by the Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB), which became an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2017. The history of cricket in Bhutan …

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Famous cricketers who have never reached a century in ODIs

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Cricket’s popular and thrilling One-Day International (ODI) format requires teams to score as many runs as they can in 50 overs. In one-day international cricket, a batsman must possess technique, endurance, and aggression in order to score a century. However, despite having illustrious careers, some well-known cricketers have never reached a century in an ODI. Seven such players who failed …

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Fastest to 200 runs in Test Cricket

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Cricket’s oldest and most prestigious format is the test match, which lasts five days and requires players to demonstrate their stamina, skill, and temperament. In Test cricket, scoring runs is difficult because the bowlers have more time and opportunities to take advantage of the conditions and the batsmen’s flaws. But there have been some remarkable hitters who have scored runs …

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