What happened in cricket on October 27, 2023? – Check Here

The 2023 ODI World Cup is fast reaching its business end and with that the four semifinals are more or less now in picture. Saying that, South Africa thrashed Pakistan to give the Men in Green their fourth loss on the trot at the ODI World for the first time ever. With a one-wicket win, the Proteas claimed the top spot with India dropping to the second place in the standings. The match also saw the first concussion sub come into picture after Shadab Khan was injured and Usama Mir was called in.

Here in this article, we’ll take you through to all the big new from October 27 but before that let’s take a look at the matches lined up for the day.

Today’s match preview:

ODI World Cup 2023: Australia vs New Zealand

Australia will play against the Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand in the 27th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. In their long cricketing history, Australia have had the edge over New Zealand in all formats, but still, this fixture could turn out to be a really close one.

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ODI World Cup 2023: Netherlands vs Bangladesh

In the 28th match of the ODI World Cup, Netherlands will be playing Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Both these cricket teams are on a losing run in the flagship tournament, so a win is necessary for them to keep their hopes alive for the semi-final spot.

WBBL 2023: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades

Sydney Sixers will go head-to-head with Melbourne Renegades at the Junction Oval in Melbourne on October 28. Notably, both the teams are reeling in the bottom half of the points table. While the Sixers are last, yet to open their winning account, Renegades have won just one match from the three games so far.

Major cricket events that happened on October 27:

ODI World Cup 2023: South Africa claim the top spot with 1 wicket win over Pakistan

South Africa claimed the top spot after they beat Pakistan by one wicket at the MA CHidambaram Stadium in Chennai on October 27. While it was the first time that the Men in Green lost four matches in a row, the Proteas also registered their first win over Pakistan in a WC match in seven attempts since 1999.

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I knew I had played my last: MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni, during a recent event talked about how he had plans ready for his last match. Dhoni revealed that he went to the trainer to hand over gadgets but returned. ‘We were given some gadget from trainer and every time I went to him, I handed those gadgets back but he was like, ‘No no, you keep it’.

Pakistan’s Usama Mir becomes first concussion substitute in ODI World Cup 2023

In the match between Pakistan and South Africa, Usama Mir became the first concussion substitute in the ongoing ODI World Cup. The leg-spinner was brought in as a replacement of injured Shadab Khan.

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India Women to host England and Australia for multi-format series in 2023-24

BCCI on Thursday confirmed the schedule for home series for India Women against England and Australia. This action-packed home season will include two Tests in December, along with six T20Is and three ODIs. England’s Tour of India will culminate with a four-day Test scheduled from 14-17 December, followed by Australia’s tour of India.

Riyan Parag becomes first to score six consecutive  50s in T20s

Indian youngster Riyan Parag has been in sensational form lately at the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. On Friday, Parag became the first cricketer to score six consecutive fifties in T20 cricket. He achieved his latest in match against Kerala, scoring unbeaten 57 off 33 balls.

Billy Bowden set to become first New Zealand umpire to stand in 200 FC game

New Zealand’s Billy Bowden is set to become the first umpire from the country to stand in 200 First Class matches. The Kiwi will achieve this feat in Sheffield Shield match between Auckland and Northern Districts at Eden Park on October 28.


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