In what can be termed a one-sided match, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket team took a step ahead in the ICC World Cup 2023 as it secured victory against South Africa. With 102 runs by Virat Kohli and 10 wickets by Mohammed Shammi and Jadeja, India swept the win with 245 runs. Notably, South Africa secured only 83 runs, whereas India secured 324 runs, at Eden Garden, Kolkata.
All-rounder cricketer Hardik Pandya has been ruled out from the World Cup 2023, confirmed the BCCI. The player suffered an injury, which is why he is not the part of the blue team. Expressing pain, Pandya tweeted, "Tough to digest the fact that I will miss out on the remaining part of the World Cup. I'll be with the team, in spirit, cheering them." He extended gratitude for good wishes.
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The BCCI confirmed that @hardikpandya7 has been ruled out of India's next World Cup game, against New Zealand in Dharamsala, scheduled on October 22. Reacting to this, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said, "Since he has to be replaced & there’s no other genuine all-rounder in the squad, we need two changes to cover both bases:@… read-more
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Bangladesh One Day International (ODI) Captain Tamim Iqbal announced retirement, on July 6. The shocking announcement came ahead of the ODI World Cup 2023, putting an end to his 16-year-old cricket career. Tamim was extremely emotional and in tears as he made the announcement, "This is the end for me. I have given my best. I have tried my best. I am retiring from international cricket from this moment."