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Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs

Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs

Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs in their Group B match of the ICC T20 World Cup here on Tuesday (Oct. 19). Opener Mohammad Naim struck a fine half-century before co-hosts Oman bowled out Bangladesh for 153. In response, Oman could only manage 127 for nine in 20 overs. Opting to bat, Bangladesh struggled to 29 for the loss of two wickets in the powerplay.

'Sindhu should prioritise All England'

'Sindhu should prioritise All England'

India ace PV Sindhu is currently the best badminton player in the world but she should prioritise winning the All England Championship, which is the only trophy missing from her illustrious cabinet, said the legendary Prakash Padukone on Tuesday. Sindhu has won medals in almost all big-ticket events but the All England trophy has eluded her so far.

'Indo-Pak WC clash should go ahead'

'Indo-Pak WC clash should go ahead'

Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone feels the upcoming India-Pakistan clash in the T20 World Cup should go ahead despite the prevailing political tensions between the two countries. The match on October 24 will be the World Cup opener for both the sides. "I personally feel sports should not be mixed with politics and it should go ahead," said Padukone.

Berrington, Davey guide Scotland to win

Berrington, Davey guide Scotland to win

Richie Berrington slammed a stroke-filled 70 while Josh Davey snapped four wickets as Scotland inched closer to the Super 12s with a comfortable 17-run win over Papua New Guinea in their Group B match of the ICC T20 World Cup here on Tuesday. Scotland grabbed the top position in Group B with two wins having shocked Bangladesh in their opening game.