“The team management is very particular about all the social distancing guidelines and SOPs given by the BCCI. We are making sure there is no compromise on any of that. In fact, the management will educate each player individually about the risks involved and the importance of keeping a safe distance from the deadly virus,” […]
FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintAustralia’s senior assistant coach Andrew McDonald will not join the England tour party becaise of his pre-existing contract with Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. The former Australia allrounder had been appointed Royals’ head coach for a period of three years from IPL 2020.
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The CPL will be the first franchise T20 tournament to return since the lockdowns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and will take place behind closed doors in two stadiums in Trinidad & Tobago. All members of the CPL tournament bubble are now in the country and have tested negative for COVID-19.
The battle to reach into the qualifier round gets intense as teams are settling themselves into the stride. With the aim to get their place cemented Simba Kings will take on Tembo Stars. Equally weighted teams, with perfect team balance, this encounter is as good as it can be.
Both teams currently occupy the last two positions in the points table, with the Rhinos firmly rooted to the bottom without a win. Since they have very little to play for in terms of qualification, we could witness an open and equally balanced encounter on Friday (August 14).
McDonald, who is currently working with Victoria in the Sheffield Shield, said: “The Rajasthan Royals is a new, exciting challenge for me, and I can’t wait to get started working with our world-class players and coaches in one of the biggest sporting leagues in the world.”
Trevor Bayliss had previously been linked with the role after Paul Farbrace, his deputy for most of his tenure as England coach, was appointed as director of cricket, and as many as eight candidates were shortlisted, but McDonald came out on top.
Bayliss was linked to the role after Paul Farbrace, his deputy at international level with Sri Lanka and England, was appointed as director of cricket at Warwickshire. It is understood that Worcestershire, the other club involved as part of the Birmingham-based team, were keen to ensure a proper process took place before any appointment was […]
Australia team will depart from Perth on August 23 and travel to Derby. They will play four practice matches – three T20s and one 50-over game – before playing England in three Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton and at the Old Trafford in Manchester.