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Stats - Ajaz Patel joins Jim Laker and Anil Kumble in all-ten club
Stats - Ajaz Patel joins Jim Laker and Anil Kumble in all-ten club

Ajaz also bowled a higher percentage of overs than any spinner in the first innings since 1952

How much did the Kane Williamson drop cost Australia?
How much did the Kane Williamson drop cost Australia?

Williamson's innings would have ended on 21 off 22 balls; he went on to score 85 off 48 balls

Luck Index - Hasan Ali's drop costs Pakistan 15 priceless runs
Luck Index - Hasan Ali's drop costs Pakistan 15 priceless runs

Removal of set batter, with lesser hitters to come, could have made the difference

Explainer - What is net run rate, and how exactly do you go about improving it?
Explainer - What is net run rate, and how exactly do you go about improving it?

The battles for the top positions at the Men's T20 World Cup have brought NRRs repeatedly into focus. Here's all you need to know about it

Group 2 scenarios: India need Afghanistan to beat New Zealand
Group 2 scenarios: India need Afghanistan to beat New Zealand

India have the advantage of playing the last Group 2 game, and will know the NRR calculations at play. But for that NZ need to first lose

Group 1 scenarios: Australia frontrunners for second spot
Group 1 scenarios: Australia frontrunners for second spot

South Africa play the second game on Saturday and will know what they need to qualify

Group 2 Scenarios: India stay in the hunt with big win over Afghanistan
Group 2 Scenarios: India stay in the hunt with big win over Afghanistan

New Zealand still on course but India could pounce if they slip up

Group 1 scenarios: South Africa strong contenders to join England in semi-finals
Group 1 scenarios: South Africa strong contenders to join England in semi-finals

Australia very much in the fray but their NRR is against them, while West Indies have left themselves a mountain to climb

Group 1 scenarios - England close on top spot, Sri Lanka need results to go their way
Group 1 scenarios - England close on top spot, Sri Lanka need results to go their way

Net run rate could play a part with Australia and South Africa best placed

Group 2 scenarios: What do India, Afghanistan and New Zealand have to do to make the semi-finals?
Group 2 scenarios: What do India, Afghanistan and New Zealand have to do to make the semi-finals?

After the loss to New Zealand, India's fate is out of their own hands, even if they win their three remaining games

Group 1 qualification scenarios: England flying but not yet assured of semi-finals spot
Group 1 qualification scenarios: England flying but not yet assured of semi-finals spot

Australia's poor NRR could put them in trouble if they don't win both their remaining games

What does Pakistan's hat-trick of wins mean for the rest of Group 2?
What does Pakistan's hat-trick of wins mean for the rest of Group 2?

India, New Zealand and Afghanistan, who are yet to face each other, are probably vying for one remaining semi-final slot

How West Indies can qualify for the semi-finals
How West Indies can qualify for the semi-finals

Qualification scenarios after West Indies put their first points on the board

Group B scenarios - Scotland, Oman, Bangladesh eye net run rate calculations
Group B scenarios - Scotland, Oman, Bangladesh eye net run rate calculations

Three teams vying for two spots, unless Papua New Guinea can pull off a miracle

IPL playoffs race: Mumbai, Knight Riders in tussle for fourth spot
IPL playoffs race: Mumbai, Knight Riders in tussle for fourth spot

Royals, Kings all but out; Super Kings, Capitals assured of top two finish

Qualification scenarios: What MI, KKR and RR need to do to make the playoffs
Qualification scenarios: What MI, KKR and RR need to do to make the playoffs

A breakdown of what each team needs to do to either qualify or improve their seeding for the IPL playoffs

How New Zealand have transformed into world beaters since 2014: the numbers
How New Zealand have transformed into world beaters since 2014: the numbers

Their Test stats have been remarkable over the last seven years, led by a core group of players who have provided a stability they have often lacked in the past

Luck Index - Vijay Shankar's costly miss takes away from all-round display
Luck Index - Vijay Shankar's costly miss takes away from all-round display

Though he made key contributions with bat and ball, his drop of Kieron Pollard in the 19th over turned out to be expensive

WTC final scenarios: England in tight spot after India's win in second Test
WTC final scenarios: England in tight spot after India's win in second Test

India's 317-run win in Chennai means there is plenty at stake for both these teams, and Australia

Stats - Axar's glorious debut, and Kohli equals Dhoni
Stats - Axar's glorious debut, and Kohli equals Dhoni

Stats highlights from India's comprehensive win in the second Test in Chennai