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Friday, May 13, 2022


Brendon McCullum appointed England men’s Test head coach

May 12, 2022 6:53:23 pm

McCullum replaced Chris Silverwood who left the role in February after England were thrashed 4-0 in the Ashes in Australia, with Paul Collingwood stepping in as a caretaker coach.

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Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in UAE’s T20 League

May 12, 2022 3:53:18 pm

The UAE’s T20 League is Emirates Cricket Board’s sanctioned, flagship professional T20 League.

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Chhattisgarh Ranji team captain booked in cheating case

May 12, 2022 2:58:49 pm

A case under sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery) and other relevant provisions of the IPC has been registered in this regard and the matter is being probed, the official said.

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Former Australia captain Tim Paine omitted from state contracts

May 12, 2022 10:45:23 am

Paine's accuser Renee Ferguson has launched a sexual harassment claim against Cricket Tasmania.

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Brendon McCullum to step down as KKR coach to take over England job

May 12, 2022 6:46:48 pm

The former New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman has emerged as the favourite to become England’s Test coach, the BBC and other British media reported.

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Want to have focus and concentration levels of Cheteshwar Pujara: Mohammad Rizwan

May 11, 2022 12:51:07 pm

The Indo-Pak pairing had shared a 154-run stand against Durham earlier this month and they play for the same team has also attracted a lot of positive attention on social media.

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KKR coach Brendon McCullum a contender to become England Test coach

May 11, 2022 11:16:07 am

The reports said 40-year-old McCullum, who is currently in charge of IPL side KKR, was keen on taking the job and that an announcement was expected this week.

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‘Violence will not achieve the change’: Mahela Jayawardene appeals for peace in Sri Lanka

May 12, 2022 4:48:29 pm

Former Sri Lanka captain and Mumbai Indians head coach says violence will not achieve the desired change in his country

Shakib tests positive for COVID-19, to miss first Test against SL

May 10, 2022 9:49:12 pm

Shakib was supposed to join the Bangladesh Test squad on Wednesday, two days after the players started training in Chattogram on Monday.

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Ex-England batter Graham Thorpe ‘seriously ill’ in hospital

May 10, 2022 5:37:20 pm

The Professional Cricketers' Association has released a statement on behalf of Graham Thorpe's family, stating that the former England international has "fallen seriously ill and is currently in hospital receiving treatment."

CSA withdraws disciplinary, racism charges against Mark Boucher after Paul Adams declines to testify

May 10, 2022 2:25:56 pm

Earlier, Paul Adams, the only player of colour in the team when he made his Test debut in 1995, had revealed that he was subject to racial stereotyping during his nine-year-old career.

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India to play 3 T20Is at home against Australia in September

May 10, 2022 10:55:03 am

Next year, Australia is also set to tour India for a four-Test tour in February and March.

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Keacy Carty is first St Maarten cricketer picked for West Indies

May 10, 2022 9:04:58 am

The 25-year-old Carty and fast bowlers Jayden Seales and Shermon Lewis were chosen for their first West Indies limited-overs international squad on Monday for short tours of the Netherlands and Pakistan. Seales and Lewis, however, have played at test level.

On BCCI’s invite, national football captain Sunil Chhetri interacts with North East cricketers

May 9, 2022 5:45:43 pm

Chhetri, one of the top scorers among active players in international football alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, did have his share of fun, taking part in fielding drills.

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Alyssa Healy, Keshav Maharaj win ICC ‘Player of Month’ award

May 9, 2022 3:02:19 pm

Healy was selected the stand-out female player in April following her match-winning innings of 170 in the Women's Cricket World Cup final in Christchurch, setting a record for the highest-ever score in the summit clash of any ICC global event.

‘India not our enemy’: Danish Kaneria hits back at Shahid Afridi over his ‘religious sentiments’ remarks

May 10, 2022 7:57:13 am

When I raised my voice against forced conversion, I was threatened that my career would be destroyed, says Kaneria.

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New Record: Ben Stokes smokes most sixes by an individual in County Championship

May 8, 2022 1:25:37 pm

Ben Stokes broke the previous county record held jointly by Andrew Symonds, the former Australia all-rounder, and Graham Napier.

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Ben Stokes is a Virat Kohli in many ways but England’s paucity of talent may weigh him down

May 9, 2022 7:29:13 am

Handing over captaincy to the world-class allrounder to revive the Test team's fortunes is only half the job done for the suits in the England and Wales Cricket Board. The question is does England have players to match Stokes's ambitions

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara in county: An uppercut six off Shaheen Afridi, then a gritty century

May 8, 2022 1:16:51 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara has been in fine form in this year's County Championship.

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201*, 109, 203, 170*: Can selectors ignore Cheteshwar Pujara’s Sussex runs?

May 9, 2022 10:41:20 am

With scores of 6, 201 not out, 109, 12, 203 and 170*, Pujara has underlined his status as the most-prolific active first-class cricketer. With no like-for-like replacements, the decision to keep India's long-time No.3 out would be tough.

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Whichever era or format, key is to be consistent and be better player: Syed Kirmani

May 7, 2022 3:54:37 pm

"Every era comes to an end and it happened with the West Indies cricket team, followed by the rise of the Indian team in the 1980’s — including the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Then we saw the dominance of the Australian team and players like Ricky Ponting showed their mettle.

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New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel auctions 10-wicket haul shirt for hospital

May 6, 2022 2:34:27 pm

The auction attempts to raise money for a play therapist for the Starship Radiology Department at New Zealand's national children's hospital, Patel said.

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LSG vs KKR Preview: KL Rahul is the man to watch out for as Kolkata come up against Lucknow

May 6, 2022 1:02:57 pm

A lot will also depend on how hard-hitting all-rounders Marcus Stoinis and Jason Holder perform.

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Actor and comedian Stephen Fry to become the next president of MCC

May 5, 2022 12:56:35 pm

Fry has also worked with MCC previously to narrate a series of videos to help explain aspects of the Laws of Cricket for use on MCC’s elearning platforms.

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‘Intimidating’ Wriddhiman Saha: BCCI slaps 2-year ban on Boria Majumdar

May 5, 2022 1:48:59 pm

Boria Majumdar was found guilty of bullying, threatening and intimidating wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha after the latter was dropped from the Test squad.