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13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

31 May 2020

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Sunday, announced that 13 cricketers will return to training on June 1.

#ThisDayThatYear: Viv Richards plays the greatest ODI knock of all-time

31 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Viv Richards plays the greatest ODI knock of all-time

On this day in 1984, West Indian maestro Viv Richards entered the record books by slamming then-highest individual score in One Day Internationals.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ravindra Jadeja an underrated all-rounder?

31 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ravindra Jadeja an underrated all-rounder?

Ravindra Jadeja has been a mainstay all-rounder for Team India after he rose to prominence in 2012.

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.

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.

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.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

T20 World Cup schedule under high risk: Kevin Roberts

29 May 2020

T20 World Cup schedule under high risk: Kevin Roberts

Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts believes the upcoming T20 World Cup is unlikely to be held this year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

28 May 2020

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

Cricket Australia has announced a full international schedule for the 2020-21 summer.

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

28 May 2020

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

The New Zealand cricket board is set to cut down its workforce approximately by 10-15 percent and save $1.5 million as they prepare for an expected fall in revenue due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

27 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah recently made his comeback in international cricket from a prolonged back injury.

'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.

Resuming cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic: Rahul Dravid

26 May 2020

Resuming cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic: Rahul Dravid

Indian legend Rahul Dravid feels playing cricket in bio-secure bubble is not a viable solution.

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

26 May 2020

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

West Indian cricketer Sunil Narine has turned 32 today.

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.

#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.

#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.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

20 May 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

T20 cricket has seen several highs and lows ever since the inaugural World T20 edition, wherein India clinched the title.

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.

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.

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.

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

16 May 2020

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Fast bowling is a meticulous, yet pervasive art in the longest format of the game.

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

14 May 2020

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be BCCI's nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

13 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

On this day in 2003, West Indies entered the record books by tormenting the mighty Australians.

Ashes: Archer was reminded of Hughes after Smith's head injury

13 May 2020

Ashes: Archer was reminded of Hughes after Smith's head injury

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has claimed his bouncer that had felled Steve Smith during last year's Ashes, reminded him of the late Phil Hughes.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

12 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

The upcoming ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.

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.

#ThisDayThatYear: Windies openers script highest opening partnership in ODIs

05 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Windies openers script highest opening partnership in ODIs

On May 5, 2019, West Indies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope set a new world record.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

04 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

Australia recently dethroned India in the ICC Test Team Rankings.

I was bowling reverse carrom during last IPL: Ravichandran Ashwin

02 May 2020

I was bowling reverse carrom during last IPL: Ravichandran Ashwin

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes he has a lot more to offer in the limited-overs format, besides Test cricket.

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.

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

01 May 2020

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

In a recent statement, former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claimed that Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy.

Jamaica Tallawahs hit back at Chris Gayle's comments: Details here

30 Apr 2020

Jamaica Tallawahs hit back at Chris Gayle's comments: Details here

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise Jamaica Tallawahs have hit back at Chris Gayle over his comments on Ramnaresh Sarwan on YouTube.

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

30 Apr 2020

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma celebrates his 33rd birthday today.

Ramnaresh Sarwan is worse than coronavirus: Chris Gayle

28 Apr 2020

Ramnaresh Sarwan is worse than coronavirus: Chris Gayle

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has blamed his team-mate Ramnaresh Sarwan for his ouster from the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise Jamaica Tallawahs.