TL;DR news on Namibia at August 26, 2023

Morkel speaks to ESPNcricinfo about his transition from player to coach, the revival of cricket in Namibia, and the road ahead for him.Namibia have had a great start to their first T20 World Cup. Namibia review and it pitches outside leg and not out! Both teams have lost their reviews. Play briefly halted when Asghar came in to bat and Namibia greeted him by lining up and applauding. On an afternoon where Namibia couldn't quite set on their plans, Afghanistan shelved their mercurial approach which they adopted against Pakistan and were calculative. Namibia already had their backs against the ball and to make matters worse, the Afghanistan pacers read the pitch perfectly and landed fatal early blows. Bloomberg reported the comments, citing an October 25 interview Shiimi gave to the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation. Before the ongoing T20 World Cup, names like Gerhard Erasmus, David Wiese, Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit and Bernard Scholtz hardly rang a bell for the common Namibian. Following Brexit, Kolpak registrations were terminated and Wiese was free to return to international cricket and Namibia came knocking. With a father born in Namibia and plenty of relatives still in the country, it was relatively easy to persuade him to make the switch. New Zealand Played: 2, Points: 2, NRR: 0.765, Remaining matches: vs Scotland, Namibia, Afghanistan The run chase in 14.3 overs against India means New Zealand's NRR has improved to 0.765.