NAM vs SL: ICC T20 WC Qualifiers, In the opening match of the T20 World Cup, the Namibia team won by 55 runs.
The first day of the ICC T20 World Cup saw a big turnaround on Sunday, Namibia defeated Asia Cup champions, Sri Lanka, by 55 runs in the first match of Group A of the qualifying round. In this match, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Namibia team scored 163 runs for seven wickets. In reply, the Sri Lankan team was bundled out after scoring just 108 runs in 19 overs. Seven batsmen of Sri Lanka could not even cross the double figure.
Group A match: Netherlands beat UAE in a thrilling match
Netherlands beat United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 3 wickets in the Group A match of Round One of the ICC T20 WC Qualifiers. In this victory, the Netherlands maintained an unbeatable record against the UAE in the World Cup and secured the second victory. Batting first in the match played on Sunday, the UAE team could score only 111 runs for 8 wickets. In reply, the Netherlands won the last over by scoring 112 runs for 7 wickets in 19.5 overs in a thrilling match.
T20 World Cup: The strike rate of 6 Indian batsmen is more than 140, none of Pakistan
Indian batsmen have the upper hand against Pakistan in strike rate. In T20 World Cup, India played 6 matches against Pakistan and won 4. One lost and one undecided. The strike rate plays an important role in the T20 format. How many balls the batsman scores runs at how fast it makes a big difference between a loss and a win. The match between India and Pakistan will be played on 23 October in the ICC T20 World Cup.
If the batsmen of both teams are compared, then India has a huge advantage in the strike rate. 6 out of 8 batsmen of India have a strike rate of more than 140 which is considered very good. At the same time, not a single Pakistani batsman has a strike rate of 140. Only two of his batsmen, Mohammad Nawaz and Asif Ali, have a strike rate above 130.
Suryakumar scores run at the fastest speed
If we look at the strike rate of the top eight batsmen of India and Pakistan, then Team India’s middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav is at the forefront. Surya Kumar’s strike rate is the highest at 176.81. There is no batsman close to him.
Hit 801 runs at a strike rate of 184 this year: Suryakumar is the highest run-scorer for India in T20 Internationals this year. He has scored 801 runs in 23 matches this year at a magical strike rate of 184.56. It also has a century.
Pak’s trouble: Rizwan is far behind in strike rate
Pakistan’s opener and wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan has the highest number of 821 runs in the T20 format this year. But if we talk about the strike rate, then he is not even close to Suryakumar. His strike rate in 18 matches is only 126.30. Veterans sometimes criticize Rizwan for his slow batting. He believes that Rizwan should score runs at a fast pace.