News van der Dussen and Shamsi win men’s ODI player of the year and men’s T20I player of the year awards Quicks Anrich Nortje and Shabnim Ismail were named South Africa’s men’s and women’s cricketer of the year respectively at CSA’s annual awards ceremony, which was held virtually on Sunday. Nortje became the 12th player
News Head coach believes they’re in a “luxurious position” going into the two-Test series Head coach Gary Stead believes New Zealand are in something of a “luxurious position”, with competition for places and just a couple of question marks around their preferred XI to take on England at Lord’s this week. The identity of Tom
Hashmatullah Shahidi was named Afghanistan’s new Test, ODI skipper.© AFP Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) members on Monday approved the proposition to go ahead with split-captaincy for the national team. The Afghan board has also effectively removed Asghar Afghan as skipper of the men’s national team. “As per the decision, left-hander Hashmatullah Shahidi is appointed the
News The families of both men’s and women’s squads will be allowed to travel with the teams In a shot in the arm for the India men’s and women’s squads that are due to tour England, the families of players and coaching and support staff have been cleared by the UK government to accompany them
News Hockley stepped into the job last June following the sacking of Kevin Roberts Nick Hockley has been named the new permanent chief executive of Cricket Australia, having held the role in an interim capacity for almost a year. Hockley stepped into the job last June following the sacking of Kevin Roberts during the fallout
Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar said India would not underestimate New Zealand in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC). India and New Zealand will play in the final of WTC at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, from June 18-22. Prior to that, New Zealand will also play two-match Test series against England, beginning June 2 at Lord’s.
Trent Boult is expected to miss the England Test series ahead of WTC final against India.© AFP New Zealand expect Trent Boult to miss the upcoming Test series against England in the hope the experienced paceman will be fresh and ready to go for the inaugural World Test Championship final. The left-arm seamer will miss
Former India skipper MS Dhoni and current captain of Team India Virat Kohli are undoubtedly two of the most followed and celebrated cricketers globally. Both the stars are an inspiration to many youngsters and aspiring cricketers across the world. While MSD was the only leader to win all ICC trophies during his playing days, Kohli
Team India has been lauded for its recent achievements against Australia and New Zealand. Former West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd even hailed the current Indian team as the best of their ilk. Many critics opine that the reason behind India’s unstaggering success has been the seamless collaboration between head coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat
India pacer Navdeep Saini had a horrendous time following the Australian tour 2020/21 as he was dropped from the team with the emergence of speedsters like Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan and Shardul Thakur. Saini had bagged four wickets in two Tests he played before falling victim to a groin injury. After the Border Gavaskar series, Saini
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently announced that the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played entirely in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The remaining matches shall take place in the September-October window. BCCI secretary Jay Shah revealed that monsoon season was the reason why IPL 2021
Rajiv Shukla said BCCI office bearers will arrive in the UAE soon, months ahead of IPL 2021.© BCCI Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president Rajiv Shukla has said that the absence of overseas players will not hinder the resumption of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The IPL was postponed on May 4
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli sweated it out in the gym ahead of the England tour.© Twitter/BCCI The Indian cricket team was seen sweating it out in the gym in a video shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on their official Twitter handle. Captain Virat Kohli, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja,
News Discussions to be held around discuss IPL bio-bubble norms, crowds, hosting of the ICC event among other things BCCI’s top brass, led by board secretary Jay Shah, reached Dubai via a charter flight on Monday to finalise plans for the remainder of the 2021 IPL as well as discuss the probability of the UAE
Former India captain MS Dhoni belongs to the elite list of global sports personalities who are widely popular on social media. In India, Dhoni is right next to legendary Sachin Tendulkar as he enjoys a god-like status in the country. The 39-year-old is often credited for taking Indian cricket to new heights. Under his leadership,
Kyle Jamieson is part of the New Zealand squad to face India in the WTC Final.© AFP New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson has said the Lord’s Cricket Ground can be overwhelming for cricketers and currently every member of his side is just trying to soak up the ground and its history. New Zealand and India
News It’s not on the FTP, it’s not part of the WTC, and it won’t feature any of England’s IPL players (bar one) England are set to play New Zealand in Tests at Lord’s and Edgbaston over the next two weeks. But how did the series, which was only confirmed in January and is in
News Priority is to reunite the IPL returnees with families as they come out of quarantine on Monday, CA CEO says Cricket Australia has yet to start discussions over whether players will be able to head back to the IPL when the tournament resumes in the UAE later this year as those who had returned
England v New ZealandWednesday June 2Live on Sky Sports Cricket England in decent shape One could be forgiven for reckoning that England have an availability crisis. Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes and Jofra Archer are injured while Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali and Jos Buttler have been stood down following the Indian Premier League. With each passing
Sri Lankan players were not satisfied with their new contracts offered to them by their cricket board. They have termed the contracts as ‘non-transparent’ and ‘unfair’ due to which an inexperienced side had to play against Bangladesh in an away series. The Kusal Perera-led side could only win a solitary game out of the three
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has built his image as one of the most important players of the current Indian team. From the past few years, Jadeja has grown his game and has performed exceptionally well across all formats. Now one can’t imagine the combination of Team India without the presence of Jadeja; however, that wasn’t
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is loved by his fans from all around the world. The followers never miss a chance to get his autograph or click a picture with him. Kohli recently hosted a Question and Answers session on Instagram for his fans. His admirers were keen to quiz the 32-year-old and satisfy their curiosity.
Australian cricketers, including Pat Cummins, Steve Smith and David Warner, were finally reunited with their friends and families after completing a 14-day quarantine in Sydney. Australian players, coaches and staff, who had taken part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, had to spend 14 days in hotel rooms after returning on a charter
David Warner reached back home and celebrated with wife Candice Warner.© Instagram/David Warner Former SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner on Monday reunited with his family after spending two-week quarantine in a Sydney hotel. Warner announced the happy news on Instagram by posting a snap with his wife and best friend Candice. “So good to
Former captain Azhar Ali is arguably one of the finest discoveries for Pakistan cricket in the 21st century. In just 11 years of international cricket, Azhar has become the batsman to watch out for, especially in Test cricket. Among currently active cricketers, the Lahore-born star is the leading run-getter in the longest format for Pakistan.
After spending time in the hard quarantine, Australia’s David Warner has finally returned home, where he had an emotional reunion with his family. The Aussie superstar had left India along with the Australian contingent on May 6 – two days after the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Warner stayed in the Maldives
The BCCI will ask for one month’s extension to decide on hosting the T20 World Cup in India amid the looming COVID-19 threat when the all-powerful ICC Board holds a virtual meeting on Tuesday to discuss a host of other issues as well. While earlier, it was decided that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will attend
Pakistan speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi often makes headlines for participating in back to back matches for his country without missing out on a single one. This has led critics like former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed to raise concerns over the workload the youngster has to bear, keeping in mind he is spearheading the sub-continental team’s
Australian cricketers who had participated in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 finally completed their mandatory two-week quarantine at Sydney and reunited with their families on Monday. The T20 extravaganza was suspended mid-way due to a rise in coronavirus cases inside the bio-secure bubble on May 4, following which overseas players had to repatriate back
Ahead of Indian women’s team’s much-awaited tour of England, where Mithali Raj and her team are slated to play their first Test match in seven years, the white jerseys were handed out to the players on Sunday following a team meeting. Currently, Team India are in quarantine in Mumbai ahead of their departure for England.