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Nasser Hussain wants ICC to change ‘bad light’ laws

July 9, 2020 9:12:02 pm

The officials on Wednesday were forced to call off the opening day of the first Test between England and the West Indies due to bad light and rain which saw only 17.4 overs being bowled.

Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali included in England’s 24-member training group for Ireland ODI series

July 9, 2020 8:51:37 pm

White-ball skipper Eoin Morgan will lead the side in the three day-night matches to be played behind closed doors at Southampton's Ageas Bowl on July 30, August 1 and August 4.

Lungi Ngidi comes under fire from ex-South African cricketers for Black Lives Matter stand

July 9, 2020 8:38:40 pm

A Facebook post by a former cricketer on Lungi Ngidi's stance generated a heated debate, with several South African cricketers joining in.


2020 Asia Cup cancelled, Sri Lanka to host event next year

July 9, 2020 8:24:21 pm

The ACC said in a statement it is hoping to stage the Twenty20 competition, which will feature six countries including India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in June next year.


‘West Indies will bring their own umpire’: Poor umpiring called out on Day 2

July 9, 2020 6:50:09 pm

Umpires Richard Illingworth and Richard Kettleborough are the first two Englishmen to stand in a Test in England for more than 20 years, but the sport's change to allowing two home umpires has come under criticism.

Ace of Pace

‘I will have an advantage’: Mohammed Shami explains nuances of fast bowling in post-Covid world

July 9, 2020 5:59:43 pm

While he has started bowling full tilt at the nets with his brother facing him, Mohammed Shami said he still can't gauge how an old red ball will behave without the application of saliva.


‘Asked Shah Rukh Khan for free hand at KKR, didn’t happen’: Sourav Ganguly spills the beans

July 9, 2020 5:35:51 pm

Sourav Ganguly speaks about the problems he faced in being the captain of KKR and how Gautam Gambhir was given the exact promise he himself had asked of Shah Rukh Khan.


‘He has the ability of Virender Sehwag’: Wasim Jaffer lauds ‘special’ Prithvi Shaw

July 9, 2020 3:33:43 pm

Jaffer added that Shaw needs to moderate his approach from time to time, giving the example of how he fell to short deliveries on the tour of New Zealand twice.

Shahid Afridi Foundation logo to feature on Pakistani kits in England tour

July 9, 2020 2:06:21 pm

Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the PCB was so far struggling to find a main sponsor for the national team.

Day 2

England vs West Indies 1st Test Day 2 Live Cricket Score Updates: ENG bundled out for 204

July 9, 2020 8:31:46 pm

England vs West Indies (ENG vs WI) 1st Test Day 2 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Less than 18 overs of play were possible on the first day. Rory Burns and Joe Denly will resume the England innings.

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‘Ganguly’s statement on Asia Cup holds no weight’: PCB

July 9, 2020 12:31:53 pm

PCB's Media Director said any announcement on the future of the Asia Cup must be made by the Asian Cricket Council and not the BCCI chief. Ganguly had mentioned that this year's edition has been cancelled.

Grass at Seddon Park is green, but deceptive

Have not offered to host IPL 2020: New Zealand Cricket

July 9, 2020 11:53:41 am

Boock's statement came in after a BCCI official stated that New Zealand have also joined along with UAE and Sri Lanka the race to host this year's IPL.

‘Australia must tour England for health of the game’: Justin Langer

July 9, 2020 11:38:22 am

Australia are slated to tour England for limited-overs series in September despite the logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Society has not got over the dehumanisation of the black race’: Michael Holding

July 9, 2020 9:17:41 am

Michael Holding reflected on the issue of institutionalised racism and reasserted why the Black Lives Matter movement matters before the start of the first Test between England and West Indies.

England vs West Indies: All happening at the Ageas bowl after cricket’s restart

July 9, 2020 8:59:01 am

After a 117-day absence, international cricket returned on Wednesday as England closed a frustrating first day on 35/1 after West Indies could only bowl 17.4 overs due to rain.

CAG wants its nominee from BCCI Apex Council & IPL GC recused

July 9, 2020 8:53:03 am

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has sought modification of the July 18, 2016 order by which the Supreme Court had accepted the Justice RM Lodha Committee recommendations.

On Sourav Ganguly’s 48th birthday, ardent fans help 48 Cyclone Amphan affected families

July 8, 2020 8:58:26 pm

Ardent fans of Sourav Ganguly distributed masks with the India great's photo printed on them on his 48th birthday.

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Asia Cup is cancelled, says Sourav Ganguly

July 8, 2020 8:15:16 pm

Sourav Ganguly said that the Asia Cup 2020 stands cancelled. There is however no official confirmation from the Asian Cricket Council yet.

England vs West Indies: Cricket restarts on positive note of ending racism as players take a knee

July 9, 2020 8:07:04 am

England and West Indies players took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the start of play in the first Test at Southampton as international cricket returned after a four-month absence.

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Sachin Tendulkar won’t accept it but he was scared of facing Shoaib Akhtar: Shahid Afridi

July 8, 2020 5:15:19 pm

Shahid Afridi said that Sachin Tendulkar won't accept it but he was scared of Shoaib Akhtar.