Cricket


Pakistanis hit by virus

Seven more Pakistan players due to tour England in August have tested positive for coronavirus, the country’s cricket board said yesterday, taking the total to 10 since the first results were announced...

June 24, 2020, Wednesday


T20 World Cup ‘unlikely’

Cricket Australia Chairman Earl Eddings described the staging of the Twenty20 World Cup this year as “unlikely” on the same day as he confirmed the head of the organizing committee for the 2020 tournament...

June 17, 2020, Wednesday


CA boss facing the sack

Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts looks set to be axed this week, with stakeholders and staff disgruntled over his handling of the coronavirus shutdown, reports said yesterday....

June 16, 2020, Tuesday


India’s Sri Lanka tour off

India has postponed its limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka scheduled later this month over COVID-19 fears, cricket boards of both the countries said yesterday....

June 12, 2020, Friday


3 Windies players opt out

West Indies named a 14-man squad for next month’s proposed three-test series in England, with three players refusing to travel due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the islands’ cricket board CWI said...

June 4, 2020, Thursday


England-Windies series

England will play three tests at home to the West Indies in July, subject to British government clearance to return behind closed doors, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced yesterday....

June 3, 2020, Wednesday


Akmal gets 3-year ban

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been banned from all cricket for three years after a disciplinary panel yesterday found him guilty of breaking his country’s anti-corruption codes....

April 28, 2020, Tuesday


Indian board indefinitely suspends Twenty20 IPL

The world’s richest cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, has been indefinitely suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials confirmed yesterday....

April 17, 2020, Friday


Smith eligible for captaincy again as 2-year ban ends

Steve Smith’s two-year leadership ban ended quietly yesterday, leaving him eligible again to captain Australia at a time of uncertainty over when international cricket will resume....

March 30, 2020, Monday


WCup qualifiers put off

The International Cricket Council said yesterday that all qualifying events for the 2021 Twenty20 World Cup and the 50-over version in 2023 that were scheduled to be held before June 30 have been postponed...

March 27, 2020, Friday




 

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