BCCI’s ‘no 60-plus staff’ advisory set to affect domestic cricket restart

The Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) and Cricket Association of Bengal are among those who will be affected. Baroda appointed well-known coach Dav Whatmore, 66, as director of cricket this year. It was under 65-year-old former India batsman Arun Lal’s coaching that Bengal reached this year’s Ranji Trophy final. Ranji champions Saurashtra were coached by former […]

Australia And West Indies Cricketers to Take Part in IPL 2020 After T20I Series Postponed

“Together with @windiescricket, we have agreed to postpone the Twenty20 series originally scheduled for Queensland in October,” Cricket Australia tweeted on Tuesday. “Serving as warm-ups for the ICC T20 World Cup, the series will now coincide with the rescheduled T20 World Cup in Australia, in either 2021 or 2022,” it added.

Anjum Chopra wants BCCI to be ‘more specific in communication about women’s cricket’

“It is heartening to see women’s cricket making headlines,” Chopra said. “They should have been a part of that England tour and it did not feel nice initially but the women’s IPL [T20 Challenge], irrespective of the format, will be helpful for World Cup preparations. Any form of cricket is good preparation.

Tim Scott Blasts ‘Crickets’ From Democrats On Biden, Praises Trump’s ‘Record’ On Black Issues

Coming on the heels of Biden declaring on Friday morning’s “The Breakfast Club” podcast that black Trump supporters “ain’t black,” then apologizing several hours later, Scott appeared on Fox News’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” to react. The South Carolina senator earlier had condemned Biden’s seeming to take the black vote for granted as “par for […]

RSS affiliate wants BCCI to reconsider IPL’s Chinese sponsorship deals

National co-convenor of SJM, Ashwani Mahajan said BCCI’s decision is in contravention to the “current mood of the nation”. “The call for boycott of Chinese goods is no longer just a demand from SJM; it is a call that is being supported by citizens in the wake of what transpired between India and China,” Mahajan […]

New Pakistani Cricket Ad Mocks Indian Fighter Pilot Downed Over Kashmir, Draws Ire Online

As the date of the ICC Cricket World Cup showdown between India and Pakistan draws near, a new ad by Pakistani mobile provider Jazz employed the image of Adhinandan Varthaman, the Indian fighter pilot who was downed during the 27 February aerial engagement over Kashmir, to deliver a jab against their Indian rivals.

Yuvraj Singh: MS Dhoni ‘showed me the correct picture’ about my future

Singh, the star of India’s 2011 World Cup win when Dhoni was the captain, had made a comeback to the ODI side only earlier that year – after last playing the format in December 2013 – and made his ODI best of 150 against England in Cuttack in his second comeback match. But he managed […]

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul likely to be suspended

“I have seen the remarks made by these two players on the show in print today,” Rai wrote on Thursday. “Very crass. No apology can cover it. I had asked Diana [Edulji] to suggest penalty because I had not seen the clip. I think we need to give both of them a two-match suspension.”

MKCC vs ECC Dream11 Team Prediction: Captain, Vice-Captain For Today’s ECS T10- Malmo 2020 Match August 4, 3:00 PM IST

MKCC: Shahid Aslam, Chaudhary Thair Hussain, Bilal Shirzad, Jahandad Mushtaq, MD Nizamur Rashid, Ehtishamun Nabi, Zain Muzaffar, Rahim Safi, Pasal Mohammad, Sedik Sahak, Ahmad Amir, Zahid Aslam, Akarmudddin Shirzad, Zahidullah Sahak, Khaled Safi, Mohammad Tariq Safi, Maiwand Yousefzai

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni is Training Hard at His Home: CSK’s Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina – who is one of the top run-getters in the history of the Indian Premier League – said that skipper MS Dhoni has been practising hard at home during the pandemic and everyone else should be doing the same to be ready for IPL 13 in UAE.