BCCI to start Ranji season in December, cancels Irani and Duleep Trophy this year

Five women’s competitions have also been dropped from the roster. The BCCI plans to kick-start its 2021-22 domestic season in September this year with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament and has also allocated a three-month window to the Ranji Trophy from December after the marquee event had to be cancelled last season due to … Read more BCCI to start Ranji season in December, cancels Irani and Duleep Trophy this year

We need to build a bunch of pacers for T20 World Cup and other series, says Waqar

The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October-November. Pakistan’s bowling coach Waqar Younis on Saturday said the team is looking to build a strong pool of pacers ahead of its upcoming assignments, including the T20 World Cup. The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October-November. … Read more We need to build a bunch of pacers for T20 World Cup and other series, says Waqar

IPL 2021 | Anrich Nortje out of quarantine after false COVID-19 scare

Nortje and Kagiso Rabada had arrived in Mumbai on April 6 and started their quarantine with a negative report. Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje on Friday came out of his hard quarantine that was extended by a couple of days following a false COVID-19 positive report. The Proteas speedster, a star performer for DC in … Read more IPL 2021 | Anrich Nortje out of quarantine after false COVID-19 scare

IPL 2021 | Rajasthan Royals skipper Samson says he had lost hopes of win

Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant said dew also played a role in the result of the match Even the presence of proven performers David Miller and Chris Morris was not assuring enough for Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson, who thought the two destructive batsmen may not be able to win their IPL match against Delhi … Read more IPL 2021 | Rajasthan Royals skipper Samson says he had lost hopes of win

IPL 2021 | Not getting over excited with the wins: RCB captain Kohli

Losing captain David Warner commended his bowlers but rued the missed chances with the bat. Chasing a maiden title, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his team has plans in place and is “not getting over excited” with two wins in as many outings in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Kohli’s side … Read more IPL 2021 | Not getting over excited with the wins: RCB captain Kohli

Heath Streak banned for eight years for breaching ICC’s anti-corruption code

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak was on Wednesday banned for eight years from all cricket after he accepted five charges of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code, including disclosing inside information and facilitating corrupt approaches. One of Zimbabwe’s finest fast bowlers, Streak has been under investigation for a host of games between 2017 and 2018 when … Read more Heath Streak banned for eight years for breaching ICC’s anti-corruption code

Ben Stokes out of IPL 2021 with broken finger

Stokes injured a finger on his left hand while fielding against Punjab Kings in Mumbai on Monday In what is yet another body blow to Rajasthan Royals, all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the rest of the IPL.   According to a statement from Royals, Stokes injured a finger on his left hand … Read more Ben Stokes out of IPL 2021 with broken finger

IPL 2021 | Williamson needs bit of extra time to be match fit, says SRH coach

The New Zealand batsman left out of the opening IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday night Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss said New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson was left out of their opening IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders as he needs more time to be match fit. Batting at number four, … Read more IPL 2021 | Williamson needs bit of extra time to be match fit, says SRH coach

Indian Premier League 2021 | Rana, Tripathi and bowlers deliver for Kolkata Knight Riders

The opener’s 80 and No. 3’s 53 pilot Morgan’s men to 187, a total that proved beyond the reach of Sunrisers Hyderabad despite Bairstow and Pandey’s efforts Nitish Rana had to endure a tough start to the 14th edition of the IPL after he tested positive for COVID-19 late last month. But on Sunday, the … Read more Indian Premier League 2021 | Rana, Tripathi and bowlers deliver for Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL 2021 | Dhoni fined for slow over rate in CSK’s opener

Three-time champions CSK witnessed a poor start to its IPL 14 campaign. Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been fined ₹12 lakh for maintaining a slow over rate during his side’s Indian Premier League opener against Delhi Capitals here. Three-time champions CSK witnessed a poor start to its IPL 14 campaign, losing by … Read more IPL 2021 | Dhoni fined for slow over rate in CSK’s opener