The World Cup showed that Associates have not kept up in T20 - because they're playing too few games
The pandemic is partly to blame, but what they really need to raise their level is many more fixtures
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- Zeeshan Maqsood rues Jatinder Singh's dismissal, but happy to have put Bangladesh 'under pressure'
- Flexible thinking keeps Bangladesh afloat but they remain behind the curve in T20
- T20 World Cup warm-ups: Chameera, Karunaratne star for Sri Lanka; Ireland, Scotland also notch up wins
- T20 World Cup prize money: Title winners to get $1.6 million
Scotland's top four sealed the chase with three overs to spare
Three teams vying for two spots, unless Papua New Guinea can pull off a miracle
Oman, Bangladesh and Scotland are bunched so closely together on NRR that nothing is certain till all the games get over
The Oman captain was hopeful they can overcome Scotland to make the Super 12s
Oman had hopes in the chase but mainly till Jatinder Singh was at the crease
Dropping Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur down the order was a sensible call, even if it didn't pay off against Oman
Having failed to finish Scotland off after reducing them to 53 for 6, the Group B favourites must bring their A game against the hosts
The huge win gives Oman a major qualification boost, putting them top of the table as well as handing them a favourable net run rate
While PNG lost both their tournament warm-ups, the hosts had a decent build-up to their first game
T20 World Cup warm-ups: Chameera, Karunaratne star for Sri Lanka; Ireland, Scotland also notch up wins
Round-up from the opening day of the warm-up fixtures
Runners-up to take home $800,000, and losing semi-finalists get $400,000 each
Oman had put up 159 for 8 on the back of Aqib Ilyas' 38-ball 59
Netherlands, Namibia, Scotland, Oman and Papua New Guinea have battled their way through the qualifiers to the tournament proper. What lies ahead of them?
Oman faltered in the 162 chase and went on to lose by 19 runs
With the country co-hosting the T20 World Cup, Pankaj Khimji believes the national team will be stronger contenders in their second appearance in the tournament
The tournament starts on October 17 with a first-round match between Oman and PNG, with the final scheduled for November 14
Oman have retained much of the squad that featured in their maiden T20 WC five years ago
Oman haven't played a competitive game since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh among eight teams to play the first round to try and qualify for the Super 12s stage
Six Associate nations - Malaysia, Namibia, Oman, Scotland, the UAE and the USA - have also submitted proposals
It will start three days after IPL final, but ICC to ensure pitches get enough rest between the two tournaments
The ability to watch international cricket was the second-highest priority for member nations according to ICC's latest survey
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Trust and calm help India survive Belgian blitzkrieg as they bid to defend Jr Hockey WC title
India earned a hard fought 1-0 win over Belgium to set up a semifinal clash against Germany in the 2021 FIH Junior Hockey World Cup.
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ESPN takes a look at what the Indian contingent can expect at the BWF World Championships, taking place in Huelva from December 12-19.