Cricket News sort by ICC World Twenty20 2012

After a below par performance against Afghanistan, India progressed to the Super Eights smoothly, with a dominant win against England.

Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh by 8 wickets with eight balls to spare in the Group D Match at Pallekele. With a comprehensive victory, Pakistan have moved into the Super Eights while Bangladesh have been knocked out from the competition.

Rain had the last laugh in the Group B Match between Ireland and West Indies. The match was abandoned after the West Indies run chase never got started because of heavy rain.

Sunday’s win was a big triumph for M S Dhoni’s men in more ways than one. First and foremost, opener Gautam Gambhir, who was desperate for a good knock, came up with one.

The purpose of having a World Cup in any sport is to bring the best teams from around the world together and get them to compete against each other. One of the aims of the World Cup should also be to have as many meaningful games as possible, so that most of the matches in the tournament are engaging for the viewers.

ICC T20 World Cup 2012 Super 8 / Eights Matches Schedule, Fixtures, Time Table.

Following their disappointing loss to New Zealand, Bangladesh now face an improbable task to qualify for the Super Eights. Mathematically, there are still in with a chance, but Mushfiqur Rahim’s men will have to deliver something spectacular if they have to get through.

India decimated England by a record margin of 90 runs at the Premadasa Stadium! Bowling was said to be India’s biggest weakness going into this tournament and that was proved to be right in the opening game against minnows Afghanistan.

Pakistan held onto a 13-run win over New Zealand in the Group D Match at Pallekele. Despite the defeat, New Zealand have done enough to ease into the Super Eights.