India likely to back New Zealand’s Greg Barclay for ICC chairman’s post

“The BCCI is more aligned with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and those who matter in Indian cricket board find Barclay as a more suitable candidate for the post. Also Khwaja’s policy positioning isn’t exactly in favour of Indian cricket,” a senior official, privy to developments in ICC board, told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

West Indies begin quarantine period in New Zealand after 54-hour journey

Speaking to the Mason and Guest radio show in Barbados, Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave said that the board had learned from the England tour that it was important to keep those players not picked for the Test side active, and as such, two four-day West Indies A fixtures have been scheduled: the first […]

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Phil Neale, England’s ever-present operations manager, to retire after 21 years

In a 45-year career in sport, Neale also made 369 appearances for Lincoln City as a footballer and was the last man to play cricket and football professionally at the same time. In a coaching capacity, he worked at Northamptonshire and Warwickshire as Director of Cricket and coached England A on successful tours to South […]

Smith hails Stokes’s return in IPL

“With Stokesy back, it brings a nice balance to us. He bowled only one over tonight but he just got out of lockdown yesterday. It helps our balance for sure,” the Australian said.

Will India back NZ’s Barclay for ICC chairman’s post?

“But one month is a big time in cricket’s administrative politics. If Khwaja can come around and probably be on the same page with the BCCI, you never know. Barclay, with his focus on bilateral cricket, is more acceptable to India,” the veteran administrator, who has seen many a board room battle, said.

Woakes thankful for cricket amidst bio-bubbles and tough times

“The fact that we got some cricket this summer is a bonus – at one point it didn’t look as though there would be a ball bowled so credit to everyone for making it happen. But to have performed the way we have in the environment – we are obviously in the bubble and away […]

Acorn TV & Channel 5 To Adapt P.D. James’ Inspector Dalgliesh Mysteries With Bertie Carvel Starring

Roy Marsden played Dalgliesh across several series in the 1980s and 1990s for what we now know as ITV. Marsden was a popular figure in the role of detective Dalgliesh, meaning Carvel will have big shoes to fill when he plays the character — the son of a priest, who wrestles with good and evil.

India vs Australia: Complete schedule of Test, ODI, T20I series, India timing, Live telecast, Live streaming

India also hold a slight edge over Australia in the 50-over format with a 12-10 win-loss record against them over the past five years. Australia are ranked No. 1 in the ICC’s T20I rankings and posted a thrilling 2-0 away series win over India last year. India, however, hold a 5-4 advantage over Australia in […]

Cricketers from west more likely to have mental health issues: Misbah on playing in bio-bubble

“Yes it is an issue about players and team officials facing mental health issues if cricket continues to be played like it is being held right now. As far as Pakistan is concerned I think our players due to their social environment are mentally very strong so they can get through this period.