Playing IPL in UAE will hold India in good stead: Suresh Raina
The experience of playing the IPL in the UAE could hold the Virat Kohli-led team in "good stead" in its much-anticipated ICC T20 World Cup clash against arch-rivals Pakistan, reckons former India batter Suresh Raina.
The India vs Pakistan clashes so far at the T20 World Cup
India have won all their matches against Pakistan in the World Cup - both in the ODI and T20 formats. Overall India and Pakistan have played each other seven times in the ODI World Cup and five times in the T20I World Cup. India have emerged victorious on all occasions.
India can be beaten by any side in the knock-outs: Nasser Hussain
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain feels that "any side can defeat" India in the knockout stage of the ICC T20 World Cup, owing to their lack of plan B and the uncertain nature of the shortest format of the game.
T20 World Cup: India's megastars ready to pounce on Pakistan in 'The Match'
The most sought-after megastars of the current generation are primed to show their might against a bunch of enigmatic cricketers as India and Pakistan engage in an ICC T20 World Cup face-off, something that transcends the 22-yard strip.
POLL: Which is your most unforgettable India vs Pakistan cricket match?
When India play Pakistan on Sunday, it will be their first clash since the 2019 ODI World Cup. But even when they played more frequently, the two countries’ encounters on the 22-yard pitch often became the stuff of folklore. Here’s a list of five memorable matches. Which one is your most unforgettable one?
India needs old Bhuvneshwar Kumar with the new ball
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is no more the undisputed leader of the white-ball attack and had to endure the struggles of going through injury rehab twice over the past two years. His hamstring has not been his best friend. It's eaten into his game time and it showed in indifferent performances once he resumed top-level cricket in March this year.
We want to be competitive against teams like India, says Namibia coach
Namibia on Friday made history by making the Super 12s on their T20 World Cup debut but coach Pierre De Bruyn said his team is not done yet and promised a competitive showing against big sides like India, Pakistan and New Zealand.
Playing IPL in U.A.E. will hold India in good stead, says Raina ahead of Pakistan game
Cricket: “This year, it will be exciting as both Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are excellent leaders, and knowing how important the game is, there will be so much passion on show from both teams,” he said.
On Rohit Sharma's hit list, T20I and ODI World Cups
It's often said of Rohit Sharma how he'll never forget some things. He won't forget he didn't play the 2011 World Cup. He remembers all those missed opportunities in his career. He'll never forget to help teammates who come to him from time to time, asking for help.