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#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

24 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.

Alex Hales deserves a second chance: Chris Woakes

23 May 2020

Alex Hales deserves a second chance: Chris Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes Alex Hales should be given another chance to prove himself at the big stage.

Cricket Australia hopeful of hosting India later in the year

22 May 2020

Cricket Australia hopeful of hosting India later in the year

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts revealed the plans to host India for a Test series, are on.

Coronavirus outbreak: Jason Holder won't force players to tour England

20 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Jason Holder won't force players to tour England

West Indies captain Jason Holder stated he will not force the Caribbean players to travel for England tour.

Ben Stokes highlights Kohli's remarks over size of Edgbaston stadium

19 May 2020

Ben Stokes highlights Kohli's remarks over size of Edgbaston stadium

England all-rounder Ben Stokes slammed Virat Kohli for lamenting about the size of Edgbaston cricket stadium following India's defeat to England in the 2019 World Cup fixture.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Stokes the greatest all-rounder in modern day cricket?

16 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Stokes the greatest all-rounder in modern day cricket?

International cricket has seen several eras wherein the sumptuous crop of all-rounders made merry.

Ashley Giles announces player guidelines for England cricket

15 May 2020

Ashley Giles announces player guidelines for England cricket

Director of England cricket, Ashley Giles, announced that a pool of 30 players are being prepared for resumption of cricket.

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

11 May 2020

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that the members are working closely with the government to resume cricket in the UK.

KKR's owners open to invest in The Hundred: Report

06 May 2020

KKR's owners open to invest in The Hundred: Report

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) could invest in England's new flagship tournament The Hundred.

The Hundred: ECB terminates contracts of players

05 May 2020

The Hundred: ECB terminates contracts of players

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has terminated contracts of players who were set to participate in the inaugural edition of The Hundred.

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

04 May 2020

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

In a recent conversation with ESPN, the former Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif asserted he has regrets about how his career took a massive turn.

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: His top five Test innings

02 May 2020

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: His top five Test innings

The Caribbean batting maestro Brain Lara turned 51 on Saturday.

Steve Smith on a different level: Ben Stokes

29 Apr 2020

Steve Smith on a different level: Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes believes his counterpart Steve Smith operates on a different tangent in Test cricket.

Coronavirus outbreak: Ashwin's contract with Yorkshire called-off

28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Ashwin's contract with Yorkshire called-off

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will not represent Yorkshire this season after English County has canceled overseas players contract in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Jofra Archer loses his World Cup winners' medal

26 Apr 2020

Jofra Archer loses his World Cup winners' medal

England pace spearhead Jofra Archer revealed his World Cup winners' medal has gone missing after he shifted to a new house.

Coronavirus outbreak: The Hundred's inaugural season will likely be postponed

24 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: The Hundred's inaugural season will likely be postponed

The fate of The Hundred was discussed during an England and Wales Cricket Board teleconference on Thursday in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

20 Apr 2020

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

The entire sports community is facing the wrath of coronavirus outburst, with IPL being the latest one to be impacted.

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

19 Apr 2020

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

The 2002 NatWest series victory in England marked the beginning of India's golden period under Sourav Ganguly.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Pujara India's prized possession in Test cricket?

18 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Pujara India's prized possession in Test cricket?

India's coveted number three spot in Test cricket was firmly held by Rahul Dravid in 2000s.

#ThisDayThatYear: Brain Lara breaks Sir Garfield Sobers' 36-year-old record

18 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Brain Lara breaks Sir Garfield Sobers' 36-year-old record

On 18 April 1994, Brian Lara entered the record books by owning the then-highest individual score in Test cricket.

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

17 Apr 2020

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

Former opener Graeme Smith has been named South Africa's Director of Cricket for two years.

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

15 Apr 2020

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad named South Africa's Dale Steyn the best bowler of his generation.

'Can't wait to play under MS Dhoni', says Sam Curran

15 Apr 2020

'Can't wait to play under MS Dhoni', says Sam Curran

England all-rounder Sam Curran is raring to go for the upcoming IPL season, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The impact of different kind of cricket pitches

13 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The impact of different kind of cricket pitches

The uncertain game of cricket is ruled by the scrupulous 22 yards.

#ThisDayThatYear: Brian Lara breaks the world record with quadruple century

12 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Brian Lara breaks the world record with quadruple century

On April 12, West Indian legend Brian Lara became the only player in the history of Test cricket to touch the 400-run mark.

Ben Stokes relives the Headingley classic amid lockdown

12 Apr 2020

Ben Stokes relives the Headingley classic amid lockdown

England all-rounder Ben Stokes relived his miraculous innings of Ashes 2019 after seven months.

Rohit should have been included in Wisden's list: VVS Laxman

12 Apr 2020

Rohit should have been included in Wisden's list: VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman voiced his opinion as opener Rohit Sharma was left out of the recently announced Wisden's list of five players.

Wanted Pietersen to play despite disliking him: Graeme Swann

11 Apr 2020

Wanted Pietersen to play despite disliking him: Graeme Swann

Former England spinner Graeme Swann described how he always wanted Kevin Pietersen to play for England despite their differences.

England unlikely to host West Indies for Test series

10 Apr 2020

England unlikely to host West Indies for Test series

The possibility of England's home series against West Indies looks bleak, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cricket South Africa to introduce fitness clause in player's contracts

08 Apr 2020

Cricket South Africa to introduce fitness clause in player's contracts

In a bid to set benchmark for fitness, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is planning to add a fitness clause in the player contracts.

Steve Smith opens up on his quirky batting technique

07 Apr 2020

Steve Smith opens up on his quirky batting technique

Australian batsman Steve Smith's batting unorthodox batting technique might have raised eyebrows, but it is suffice for him to bemuse the bowlers.

The incident involving Stokes was a blessing in disguise: Strauss

05 Apr 2020

The incident involving Stokes was a blessing in disguise: Strauss

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) director Andrew Strauss described how the team resurrected following the 2017 incident involving Ben Stokes.

In a chat with Pietersen, Kohli talks about Dhoni, ABD

03 Apr 2020

In a chat with Pietersen, Kohli talks about Dhoni, ABD

Indian skipper Virat Kohli termed MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers as his best batting partners.

Jos Buttler to auction CWC final jersey to raise funds

01 Apr 2020

Jos Buttler to auction CWC final jersey to raise funds

England batsman Jos Buttler announced that he will be putting the jersey he wore in the final of World Cup 2019 on auction.

'It was scary', Buttler opens up on Smith's Ashes concussion

27 Mar 2020

'It was scary', Buttler opens up on Smith's Ashes concussion

England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler opened up on the 2019 Ashes series which produced some intense moments.

I am still hungry to play for England: James Anderson

27 Mar 2020

I am still hungry to play for England: James Anderson

England pace spearhead James Anderson is confident of making a comeback following the coronavirus outbreak.

#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

25 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia witnessed a spectacle full of grit and valence on March 25, 1992.

Five players who had an impactful Test debut against India

24 Feb 2020

Five players who had an impactful Test debut against India

Fast bowler Kyle Jamieson had a dream debut in Test cricket as New Zealand beat India by 10 wickets in the Wellington Test.

T20I Rankings: Rahul retains second spot, Kohli slips to 10

17 Feb 2020

T20I Rankings: Rahul retains second spot, Kohli slips to 10

In the latest ICC T20I rankings for batsmen, Indian player KL Rahul retained his second spot, while skipper Virat Kohli slipped to number 10.

India to regularly play Day-Night Tests, says Ganguly

17 Feb 2020

India to regularly play Day-Night Tests, says Ganguly

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, on Monday, confirmed that India will feature in a Day-Night Test later this year in Australia and host another such game in the following year when England visit for a five-match Test series.