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News Archive - Twenty20 World Cup 2007

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Yuvraj has a September to rememberAfter a sterling Twenty20 Championship in South Africa, Yuvraj Singh has been names Cricket Web's Player of the Month for September.09 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Team of the tournamentAs the Twenty20 fevor winds down, Cricket Web have put together who they think should make up the World Twenty20 tournament XI.01 Oct 2007Zac Ritchie
Twenty20 a smashThe inaugural World Twenty20 in South Africa caused much debate and discussion, but was it a success?28 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
India Clinches Grand FinaleIndia saw off a dogged Pakistan to win the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 by five runs in a see-sawing battle at New Wanderers.24 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
A Taste of Twenty20The 'real' World Cup failed to capture the imagination of fans around the globe: CW looks at a Twenty20 tournament awash with colour.23 Sep 2007George Roberts
Sree fined for over-appealingIndia's S.Sreesanth has been found guilty of over-appealing during India's 15 run win over Australia and fined 25% of his match fee.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan ease into the FinalPakistan cruised past New Zealand in the first Twenty20 semi-final, winning by six wickets.22 Sep 2007Paul Wood
India through to finalYuvraj Singh was special once again, as India held their nerve to beat Australia to claim a final berth alongside Pakistan.22 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Afridi takes Pak to top spotPakistan did just enough to beat Bangladesh at Cape Town and secure the top spot in the Group F table after not losing a Super 8 match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Smith critical of WC formatGraeme Smith has voiced his disapproval of the fixture that saw his side eliminated from the World Cup despite only losing one match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Australia smashes Sri LankaAustralia annihilated a hapless Sri Lanka by 10 wickets inside 11 overs in their must-win Twenty20 match in Cape Town today.20 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
India smash South AfricaIndia dominated South Africa to go through into the semi finals with a comprehensive victory against South Africa.20 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Ponting to miss rest of CupAustralia have been dealt a considerable blow today, with the news that Ricky Ponting will take no further part in the Twenty20 WC.19 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
India brush England asideIndia remained in contention for the Twenty20 semi-finals with a vital 18 run victory. Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over!19 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Kemp and Morkel see SA to winSouth Africa beat New Zealand to put one foot in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Championships.19 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Styris sounds warning to EnglandBlack Caps all-rounder Scott Styris has said England will be shown no mercy in their Super Eight Twenty20 World Cup clash in Durban.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Prior out of Twenty20 World CupEngland wicket-keeper Matt Prior is out of the Twenty20 World Cup after breaking his right thumb during a practice session in the nets.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
New Zealand defeat EnglandNew Zealand virtually ensured their qualification for the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup, beating England at Kingsmead.18 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan stun AustraliaPakistan continued their winning ways today, providing their second upset in just days, toppling tournament favourite Australia.18 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka demolish BangladeshSri Lanka demolished Bangladesh by 64 runs even after being restricted to only 147 runs during their innings.18 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Prior hurt in practice sessionEngland's Twenty20 World Cup campaign has hit a serious setback after wicketkeeper Matt Prior was hurt in the nets today.17 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Impressive Pakistan beat SLPakistan recovered from uncertainty to post an authoritative victory over Sri Lanka in the second round of the ICC World Twenty20.17 Sep 2007Liam Camps
Patel in line for Twenty20 recallBlack Caps captain Daniel Vettori has hinted that Jeetan Patel may be recalled for the Twenty20 Super Eight clash against India.16 Sep 2007James Nixon
Black Caps too good for IndiaDespite a great start to the Indian innings, the Black Caps led by Daniel Vettori recorded a hard fought 10 run win.16 Sep 2007Archie Mac
Lee hat-trick sets up thrashingAustralia strolled to an easy nine wicket win over Bangladesh after a near perfect all-round performance from the tournament favourites16 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Morkel, Pollock star for SASouth Africa took advantage of England's mediocre display to win their first Super Eight match by 19 runs.16 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Lankans defeat KiwisSri Lanka beat New Zealand in the final Group C game, Sanath Jayasuriya starring once again.15 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Proteas cruise to Cape Town winThe South African top-order made easy work of Bangladesh's 144 at Newlands as the first round of the World Twenty20 concluded.15 Sep 2007George Roberts
Sri Lanka blitz KenyaSri Lanka claimed two notable Twenty20 records as they obliterated Kenya in the second Group C game.14 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Australia Slaughter EnglandAustralia woke from its slumber to pummel a hapless England by eight wickets inside 15 overs at Cape Town today.14 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
India wins in bowl-outIndia won a thrilling match against Pakistan through a 3-0 bowl-out victory, after the Group D qualifying match ended in a tie.14 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
Tigers knock the WIndies outThe West Indies have slumped to another low in being knocked out of the Twenty20 World Cup by Bangladesh in Johannesburg today.13 Sep 2007James Nixon
England waltz past ZimbabweEngland put in a top performance in their first Twenty20 World Cup game to ease past an enthusiastic Zimbabwe.13 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
India-Scotland washed outThe third game of the day was washed out today as India and Scotland both earned one point.13 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Graeme Smith given all-clearSouth African captain Graeme Smith has been cleared of any major damage to his hand and if free to continue playing in the Twenty20 WC.12 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwi bowlers rout KenyaNew Zealand got their Twenty20 campaign underway in style , thanks to a good bowling effort as they hammered Kenya by 9 wickets.12 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Pakistan too strong for ScotsPakistan win the first game of Group D of the World Twenty20, despite being given a run for their money by minnows Scotland.12 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Zimbabwe humble AustraliaZimbabwe produce a quite stunning performance to humble Australia in the first Twenty20 World Cup Group B match.12 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
"We're not favourites" says CollingwoodEngland captain Paul Collingwood has played down talk of England being favourites for the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup.11 Sep 2007James Nixon
Gayle's ton in vainChris Gayle became the first man to score a Twenty20 international century but it wasn't enough to stop South Africa romping to victory11 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Fulton to bat threeJohn Bracewell has back tracked on his decision to bat Jacob Oram at three in deciding to move Peter Fulton back up the order.11 Sep 2007James Nixon
Upsets aplenty in warm upsTwenty20 World Cup favourites Australia fell to home side South Africa in the second day of warm ups ahead of the Championship on Tues.10 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Twenty20 Warm Up round upAustralia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies were all successful in their warm up games ahead of the Twenty20 WC.09 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Sohail Tanvir replaces AkhtarRawalpindi allrounder Sohail Tanvir has been named as the replacement for Shoaib Akhtar after Akhtar was sent home for bad behaviour.09 Sep 2007James Nixon
Group D preview - in the balanceIndia and Pakistan will both be looking to edge through group D of the World Twenty20, but it'll be tight.09 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Black Caps hit by virusThe Black Caps have been hit by a virus on the eve of the Twenty20 World Cup with Brendon McCullum and Mark Gillespie being worst hit.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Clarke in doubt for start of WCMichael Clarke is in the doubt for the opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup after suffering a lower abdominal strain.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Mascarenhas replaces SidebottomThe England selectors have opted to replace the injured Ryan Sidebottom with Dimitri Mascarenhas for the Twenty20 World Cup.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Bracewell rings the changesJohn Bracewell has confirmed that Brendon McCullum will open the batting during the Twenty20 World Cup while Jacob Oram will bat three.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Akhtar sent home from World CupPakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has been sent home from the Twenty20 World Cup following a bust-up with team-mate Mohammad Asif.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Watson passed fit for World CupAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson has overcome his hamstring injury and been passed fit to play in the Twenty20 World Cup.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
New Zealand Group FavouritesNew Zealand have been described as favourites for Group C although Sri Lanka will be nipping at their heels to be the best side.07 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Anderson replaces BoparaJames Anderson has been named as the replacement for Ravi Bopara for the Twenty20 World Cup after Bopara dislocated his right thumb.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Nel called up to replace BosmanSouth Africa have called up fast bowler Andre Nel to replace the injured Loots Bosman in the Twenty20 World Cup squad.05 Sep 2007James Nixon
Bosman, Bopara to miss World CupLoots Bosman and Ravi Bopara will both be unavaiable to play for their respective nations in the Twenty20 World Cup due to injuries.04 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Australian three won't miss CupAustralian officials have confirmed that Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Stuart Clark will all take part in this month's Twent20 WC.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Uganda shock Kenya in NairobiThe second day of the Twenty20 Quadrangular Series saw a surprise defeat for Kenya and a comfortable win for Pakistan's big-hitters.02 Sep 2007George Roberts
Hurricane Afridi flattens UgandaPakistan and Bangladesh both cruised to easy warm-up victories on the opening day of the Twenty Quadrangular in Nairobi.01 Sep 2007George Roberts
McCullum to open the battingBrendon McCullum is likely to be tried as a opening batsman again for the Twenty20 World Cup and beyond by the New Zealand management.01 Sep 2007James Nixon
Murali could still make World CupMuttiah Muralitharan could still yet play in the Twenty20 World Cup despite injuring the bicep above his right elbow while playing for Lancashire in the County Championship.31 Aug 2007James Nixon
Murali out of Twenty20 World CupSri Lanka's Twenty20 WC campaign has today received a blow with the news that Muttiah Muralitharan will not take part in the tournament30 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Zimbabwe announce new coachZimbabwe have dropped coach Kevin Curran with effect from Sept 1st and replaced him with former captain Robin Brown.27 Aug 2007Daniel Rosam
Boucher given heavy fineMark Boucher has been fined 60% of his entire Twenty20 World Cup fee after being found guilty of breaching the players code of conduct.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Hilfenhaus to replace Tait at WCAustralia have made a key change ahead of the Twenty20 WC next month, replacing the injured Shaun Tait with Tasmanian Ben Hilfenhaus.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Razzaq quits in protestPakistan's Abdul Razzaq has today walked away from international cricket in response to the PCB dropping him from the Twenty20 WC.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Cricket Web Fantasy Cricket - Twenty20 World CupWe have opened up our Twenty20 World Cup 2007 Fantasy Cricket competition which is free to join with all the squads having been confirmed.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
Sarwan ready for Twenty20 WCRamnaresh Sarwan has fully recovered from his shoulder injury and is confident of success for the WIndies in the Twenty20 World Cup.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Lee back to top speedBrett Lee is back to full fitness and top bowling speed four months after major ankle surgery that ruled him out of the ODI World Cup.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Boucher faces backlashMark Boucher will face a disciplinary committee after criticising Cricket South Africa over its handling of Jacques Kallis this week.16 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Kallis asked to re-considerCricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola has publicly asked Jacques Kallis to re-consider standing down as vice-captain.15 Aug 2007James Nixon
Concerns raised over Tait's fitnessAustralian bowling coach Troy Cooley has admitted that there are concerns about Shaun Tait's fitness leading into the Twenty20 World Cup.15 Aug 2007James Nixon
West Indies name Twenty20 squadThe West Indies have named their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa giving a recall to Pedro Collins.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Kallis considering his futureJacques Kallis has said he is considering his cricketing future with South Africa after being dropped from the Twenty20 WC squad.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Squads for Twenty20 WC confirmedThe best cricketers in the world are gearing up for the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 with all 12 squads now having been confirmed.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Kallis misses out on Twenty20 WCJacques Kallis has missed out on selection in SA's Twenty20 World Cup squad with the player having been criticised for slow scoring.11 Aug 2007James Nixon
Vettori to lead NZ at World CupDaniel Vettori is set to lead the Black Caps for the Twenty20 WC after Stephen Fleming was left out of New Zealand's 15 man squad.09 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka name Twenty20 squadSri Lanka have named their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.09 Aug 2007James Nixon
Bangladesh ring the changesThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have rung the changes for the Twenty20 World Cup with four senior players missing out on selection.09 Aug 2007James Nixon
England Twenty20 squad announcedThere was no place for Test batsmen Michael Vaughan and Andrew Strauss when England's 15 man Twenty20 squad was revealed today.06 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Bootcamp for Bangladesh playersThe Bangladesh squad will hold a bootcamp at the warfare wing of the Bangladesh army's school of infantry and tactics in Sylhet.06 Aug 2007James Nixon
Duo test negative ahead of WCPakistan bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been tested negative to dope in their systems ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup.04 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Scotland name Twenty20 squadThe Scotland Cricket Association have announced their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa in September.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Williams stays for Twenty20 WCThe Bangladesh Cricket Board have asked interim coach Shaun Williams to remain as coach for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Vincent stays with New ZealandLou Vincent had dismissed talks linking him to South Australia saying he won't be following close friend Hamish Marshall in leaving NZ.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Shoaib & Asif drug tested by PCBThe Pakistan Cricket Board have completed drug tests on Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif and the rest of the Pakistan team.01 Aug 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 - the future of cricketRay Mali, the new ICC CEO has said at the launch for the Twenty20 World Cup in September in SA that Twenty20 is the game of the future.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
West Indies name Twenty20 squadThe West Indies have named their 30 man provisional squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa in September.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Trescothick not to tourEngland opener Marcus Trescothick has ruled himself out of England's upcoming tours this winter.25 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Inzamam still in Pakistan frameInzamam-ul-Haq may have a chance of playing for Pakistan again after all, as the batsman was today called-up for a fitness camp.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Mills disappointed to miss WCKyle Mills is disappointed to miss out on selection for the Twenty20 World Cup but understands it is best for his long term future.23 Jul 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 "too serious"Australian all rounder Andrew Symonds is disappointed that Twenty20 has turned into a serious concept, saying it could ruin the game.18 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Don't worry about it - BrackenAustralian Nathan Bracken has urged his fellow teammates not to take the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa too seriously.13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
NZ name Twenty20 WC squadThe Black Caps have announced their preliminary 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa later this year.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Pakistan announce Twenty20 squadShoaib Malik has been named captain of Pakistan's preliminary 30 man Twenty20 World Cup squad, announced today.11 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England announce Twenty20 squadMarcus Trescothick comes back into the reckoning as the selectors name their preliminary squad.11 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Trescothick back in the mixMarcus Trescothick will be in line for an international recall when England name their 30 man Twenty20 World Cup squad later this week.09 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Indian 20/20 probables announcedThe BCCI have announced a 30 man squad of probables that may be selected for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Donald's England role extendedAlan Donald's role as England bowling coach advisor has been extended until the end of the Twenty20 World Cup.04 Jul 2007James Nixon
Australia name 30-man WC squadAustralia have named a provisional 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in September with eight new faces being included.02 Jul 2007James Nixon
Johnson to use LilleeMitchell Johnson is heading to Chennai for a week to train under the eyes of Dennis Lillee and Troy Cooley.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
ICC sack World Cup Final TrioThe International Cricket Council have sacked all five match officials who officiated in the World Cup Final from standing in the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.22 Jun 2007James Nixon
Tait to undergo elbow surgeryAustralian fast bowler, Shaun Tait, will undergo surgery on his right elbow tomorrow, placing his Twenty20 World Cup hopes in doubt.18 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Watson named Scotland captainRyan Watson has been announced as the Scotland captain following Craig Wright's resignation two weeks ago.07 Apr 2007Sean Bennett
Twenty20 World Cup fixturesThe ICC unveiled the schedule for the first Twenty20 World Cup today, which will be held in South Africa in September.29 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Canada to host Twenty20 eventA four-team Twenty20 tournament in preparation for the World Cup has been arranged to take place in Toronto in August.19 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Kenya qualify for Twenty20 WCKenya and Scotland have both qualified for September's Twenty20 World Championship in South Africa.17 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Gilchrist questions 20/20 WCAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist raised concerns over the Twenty20 format and its World Cup scheduled for later in the year.10 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Twenty20 World Cup Cities NamedThe South Africa Cricket Board have said Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban will be the cities to host the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup08 Oct 2006James Nixon
NZC releases 2006/07 itineraryNew Zealand Cricket have released the itinerary for the 2006/07 summer of cricket with Sri Lanka and Australia touring the country.22 Jun 2006James Nixon
Twenty20 World Cup A Step CloserThe ICC have announced that nine countries have expressed an interest in hosting an inaugural Twenty20 World Cup.26 Jan 2006James Nixon
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