What happened in cricket on October 29, 2023? – Check Here

The Men in Blue etched historic feat as they became the second most successful team in ODI World Cup history after their 100-run win over England on October 29, Sunday in Lucknow. Notably, it was also the first time that India defended a total in the ten-team tournament, registering their 59 th  win in ODI World Cup history, only second after Australia. On the other hand, in WBBL 2023, the Adelaide Strikers put an end to Brisbane Heat’s unbeaten streak, winning the match by 59 runs. Meanwhile the other match saw Melbourne Stars register a comfortable seven wicket win over Perth Scorchers.

Here in this article, we’ll take you through to all the big new from October 29 but before that let’s take a look at the matches lined up for the day.

Today’s match preview:

ODI World Cup 2023: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka

In the 30th match of the ODI World Cup 2023, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will be playing against each other at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Both these cricket teams will be high on confidence coming into this fixture, after the Afghans got the better of Pakistan, while the Lankans disposed of England in the flagship tournament.

WBBL 2023: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder

Hobart Hurricanes will go head-to-head with Sydney Thunder at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston on October 30. While the Hurricane are reeling at the bottom of the points table with just one win from three games, Thunder are second having won both their games so far in the WBBL 2023.

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Major cricket events that happened on October 29:

ODI World Cup 2023: India seal the semifinals berth with a 100-run win over England

The Men in Blue registered their sixth win on the trot to go to the top of the table. Despite putting up only 229 runs on the board, the Indian bowlers, especially Md Shami and Jasprit Bumrah helped India bundle out the reigning champions at 129, to register a convincing win by 100 runs.

CWC 2023: Dushmantha Chameera replaces Lahiru Kumara in Sri Lanka squad

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has approved Dushmantha Chameera as a replacement for Lahiru Kumara in the Sri Lanka squad. Chameera, who has played 44 ODIs, was named as a replacement after Kumara was ruled out due to a left thigh muscle injury sustained during training in Pune ahead of match against Afghanistan.

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BCB mulling to make change in support staff after Bangladesh’s performance in CWC 2023

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is reportedly mulling to make changes in their support staff after team’s dismal outing in the Cricket World Cup 2023. As per the recent development, the BCB has revealed that head coach Chandiika Hathurusingha and the assistant coach Nick Pothas will continue but fast & spin bowling coaches Allan Donald and Rangana Herath will not be given extension.

Top 7 teams from CWC ’23 to quality for Champions Trophy 2025: Reports

The top seven teams from World Cup 2023 will qualify for the ICC Champions Trophy 2025. These seven teams will join Pakistan, who will host the 50-over marquee tournament in two years. An ICC spokesperson confirmed a report by Cricinfo, who shared that the qualification system for the 2025 Champions Trophy was approved by the ICC Board in 2021.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Asia qualifier final to begin in Nepal

The Asia qualifier for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, set to take place in USA and West Indies will be held in Nepal from 30 October to 6 November. Eight teams in Nepal, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Singapore and UAE will take on each other for two spots in the 20-team event.

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