Utkarsh Shukla

I am a cricket enthusiast and a big MSD fan, I love singing. I am an IAS aspirant and working hard to be there within next 4 years.

New Zealand vs Afghanistan – Stats & Review

New Zealand & Afghanistan battled in Napier, New Zealand in which host team crushed Afghanistan quite comprehensively. Afghanistan won the toss & decided to bat first. The first innings was all about Boult & Vettori who took 3 & 4 wickets respectively. Afghanistan was in deep trouble when they were reduced to 59/6 in 20 overs. Then Shenwari & Najibullah Zadran added 86 runs for 7th wicket. They both scored fifties and took…

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Ireland vs Zimbabwe – Stats & Reviews

It was a big day for Pool B with Ireland playing Zimbabwe at Hobart, Australia. Winning the toss Zimbabwe asked Ireland to bat first. Zimbabwe had a good start when they got off Stirling early in the 3rd over but the next batsman, Ed Joyce took the charge of Ireland batting & that too quite well.   He added 63 runs with Porterfield & then the innings…

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Pakistan vs South Africa – Stats & Reviews

Pakistan battled in a pressure match against South Africa at Auckland, New Zealand as it was a must win game for Pakistan to keep their hopes alive in this World Cup. Winning the toss, South Africa decided to bowl first. Pakistan lost Shehzad in the 9th over but overall Pakistan got a good start because of Sarfraz Ahmed. Playing his first World Cup…

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Australia vs Afghanistan – Stats & Review

Australia was searching for their 2nd win in this World Cup & they did that comprehensively when they battled against Afghanistan at the WACA, Perth. Afghanistan won the toss and asked Australia to bat first. The story is quite similar with the first match as the minnow team won the toss & decided to bowl, got…

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Pakistan vs UAE – Stats & Review

Pakistan came to the Napier, New Zealand to register is much needed big win against UAE to be alive in this world cup and they delivered the same. UAE won the toss & asked Pakistan to bat first. They took Nasir Jamshed’s wicket early in the 4th over when the team score was only 10. Opener Ahmed Shehzad was joined by Haris Sohail who added 160 runs for…

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South Africa vs Ireland – Stats & Review

Canberra, Australia hosted the POOL B match between South Africa & Ireland. South Africa was for sure favourites for this match, but no one can take Ireland lightly who won both of their matches in this world cup. South Africa won the toss & decided to bat first. They had a shaky start when they lost Quinton de…

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