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Coronavirus outbreak: Cricket West Indies slashes player salaries by half

30 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricket West Indies slashes player salaries by half

Cricket West Indies, on Saturday, announced the salaries of players will be slashed by half, starting July 1.

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

30 May 2020

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara voiced his opinion on the fate of ICC T20 World Cup.

Coronavirus outbreak: ECB asks ICC to allow COVID-19 substitutes

30 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ECB asks ICC to allow COVID-19 substitutes

International cricket may see coronavirus substitutes on field, once the game resumes.

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

30 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

On this day in 2016, Alastair Cook became the first England player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

Cricket West Indies gives approval for England tour

30 May 2020

Cricket West Indies gives approval for England tour

West Indies are all set to tour England as the cricket board gave approval for the proposed Test series.

India could play Test series Down Under at one venue

29 May 2020

India could play Test series Down Under at one venue

Cricket Australia (CA) CEO Kevin Roberts opened up on possible scenarios to host India in the upcoming season.

Hales, Plunkett left out of England's 55-man training group

29 May 2020

Hales, Plunkett left out of England's 55-man training group

England announced a pool of 55 players for resumption of training, on Friday.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar eyes a comeback in Test cricket

29 May 2020

Bhuvneshwar Kumar eyes a comeback in Test cricket

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar expressed his desire to make a comeback in the longest format.

'He is an entire package', Ian Bishop praises Bumrah

27 May 2020

'He is an entire package', Ian Bishop praises Bumrah

Former West Indies seamer Ian Bishop heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah, terming him a "generational talent".

West Indies resume training amid coronavirus pandemic

27 May 2020

West Indies resume training amid coronavirus pandemic

Ahead of the upcoming England tour, the West Indian contingent have returned to training.

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

26 May 2020

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for making the game batting-friendly.

Bharat Arun pins hopes on the Indian pace quartet

26 May 2020

Bharat Arun pins hopes on the Indian pace quartet

Bharat Arun feels the Indian pace quartet will continue to flourish for at least two more years.

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

26 May 2020

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

25 May 2020

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

South African opener Deal Elgar expressed interest in captaining South Africa in Test cricket.

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

25 May 2020

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes he is still proficient enough to play for Team India.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

#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.

Vincy T10 Premier League kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic

24 May 2020

Vincy T10 Premier League kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic

The inaugural season of Vincy Premier T10 League (VPL) commenced on May 22 at the Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, near Kingstown.

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

24 May 2020

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

Indian opener Rohit Sharma will have to clear a fitness test in order to make a comeback in international cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

23 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

New Zealand recently cleaned up the mighty Indians 3-0 and 2-0 in the ODI and Test series respectively.

Australia need to outwit Pujara: Pat Cummins

23 May 2020

Australia need to outwit Pujara: Pat Cummins

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins believes Cheteshwar Pujara will be a potential threat for the bowlers when India tour Down Under for the Test series.

ICC issues guidelines for resumption of cricket

23 May 2020

ICC issues guidelines for resumption of cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued comprehensive guidelines for resumption of cricket at all levels (community, domestic and international).

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

22 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

Former England captain Nasser Hussain recently voiced his opinion on the long-standing debate of split captaincy.

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.

David Warner says international calendar will decide his BBL participation

21 May 2020

David Warner says international calendar will decide his BBL participation

Australian batsman David Warner feels his participation in the Big Bash League (BBL) would depend on how the international calendar pans out on cricket's resumption amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

20 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

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.

Virat Kohli lavishes praise on India's throwdown specialist Raghavendra

19 May 2020

Virat Kohli lavishes praise on India's throwdown specialist Raghavendra

Indian skipper Virat Kohli praised throwdown specialist D. Raghavendra for constantly grilling the Indian batsmen.

Workload of players will be higher post lockdown: Bharat Arun

19 May 2020

Workload of players will be higher post lockdown: Bharat Arun

Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun believes returning to the field following coronavirus pandemic will not be easy for Indian players.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

19 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

18 May 2020

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

South African opener Aiden Markram has expressed interest to lead the national Test side.

Ponting is best coach I have ever met: Ishant Sharma

18 May 2020

Ponting is best coach I have ever met: Ishant Sharma

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma heaped praise on Ricky Ponting, terming him the best coach he has worked with.

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

17 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

Pakistan are all set to tour England in July for playing three Tests and as many T20 Internationals.

#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.

Smith nowhere close to Kohli: Kevin Pietersen

16 May 2020

Smith nowhere close to Kohli: Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen voiced his opinion on the 'Kohli vs Smith' debate.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Yo-Yo test

15 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Yo-Yo test

The advent of fitness culture has undoubtedly raised the bar of Indian cricket as compared to previous decades.

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.

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

15 May 2020

India unlikely to play five Tests against Australia

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly feels adding another Test in India's upcoming tour Down Under will not be possible.

Kyle Jamieson handed central contract by New Zealand Cricket

15 May 2020

Kyle Jamieson handed central contract by New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced central contracts list for the season 2020-21.

Kohli an imposing character, won't give away anything: Nasser Hussain

13 May 2020

Kohli an imposing character, won't give away anything: Nasser Hussain

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain believes split captaincy will not operate well in the Indian team.