Match Preview – West Indies vs Pakistan, Pakistan tour of West Indies 2021, 2nd T20I

Match Preview - West Indies vs Pakistan, Pakistan tour of West Indies 2021, 2nd T20I

Preview Hasan Ali and co. made the hosts dig deep in the washed-out first T20I Big picture A Covid-19 case got one T20I between West Indies and Pakistan cancelled, while Bajan weather took care of the other. That means what was set to be a luxuriant, slow-burn five-match series has instead turned into a snappy best of three, with little …

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The Ashes 2021-22 – ECB says ‘player and staff welfare the priority’ as it seeks Ashes talks with Cricket Australia

The Ashes 2021-22 - ECB says 'player and staff welfare the priority' as it seeks Ashes talks with Cricket Australia

News ECB issues joint statement with PCA ahead of further Ashes discussions The ECB has issued a joint statement with the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) saying it is committed to “putting player and staff welfare as the main priority” in the planning process for this winter’s Ashes tour of Australia. Concerns have been raised about the nature of the touring …

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SL vs Ind T20I series

SL vs Ind T20I series

News Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav cleared to fly to England directly from Sri Lanka Senior legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal and spin-bowling allrounder K Gowtham have both tested positive for Covid-19 while on tour in Sri Lanka. The two were part of the group of eight players who had earlier been identified as immediate contacts of allrounder Krunal Pandya, who had …

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Recent Match Report – Durham vs Gloucs Group 2 2021

Recent Match Report - Durham vs Gloucs Group 2 2021

Report Graham Clark hundred in vain as Scarborough plays host to four-wicket cliffhanger Gloucestershire 336 for 6 (Bracey 90, Charlesworth 87, Taylor 49*) beat Durham 335 for 4 (Clark 140, Lees 85, Worrall 4-58) by four wickets Jack Taylor performed heroics in the final over of Gloucestershire’s Royal London Cup clash against Durham at Scarborough, securing their first win in …

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Bangladesh unhappy as Australia’s Covid-19 demands force Mushfiqur Rahim to miss home T20Is

Bangladesh unhappy as Australia's Covid-19 demands force Mushfiqur Rahim to miss home T20Is

News According to the terms agreed to between the two boards, the senior batter can’t enter the Dhaka bio-bubble now Bangladesh are unhappy with Mushfiqur Rahim’s enforced absence from the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming T20Is at home against Australia, a direct result of the Covid-19 protocols demanded by Cricket Australia. The word “unfair” is floating around in some private …

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Recent Match Report – West Indies vs Pakistan 1st T20I 2021

Recent Match Report - West Indies vs Pakistan 1st T20I 2021

Report Hasan Ali and debutant Mohammad Wasim impress for Pakistan with the ball No result West Indies 85 for 5 (Pollard 22*, Hasan 2-11, Qadir 1-6) vs Pakistan Incessant rain first reduced the first West Indies-Pakistan T20I to a nine-over shootout before eventually washing away the match. Pakistan had chosen to bowl first under cloudy skies with rain also predicted, …

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Match Preview – Sri Lanka vs India, India tour of Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd T20I

Match Preview - Sri Lanka vs India, India tour of Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd T20I

Preview It is not yet clear if Shaw and Suryakumar will be available for the second T20I This preview was prepared prior to the scheduled start of the second T20I on Tuesday. Big picture Sri Lanka have lost 13 of their last 14 completed matches. Although this is not India’s main team – and there may be further changes following …

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