Quarantine restrictions to force South Africa to use separate T20I and Test squads

News The red-ball players will leave Pakistan early to quarantine before the home series against Australia Both the South African and Australian Test squads will quarantine ahead of their yet-to-be-confirmed three-Test series in March, in what will be the strictest biosecure bubble yet in South Africa. Unlike for the England and Sri Lanka series, where … Read more Quarantine restrictions to force South Africa to use separate T20I and Test squads

Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, BBL 2020-21, Fantasy Pick, team suggestions

Jan 23: Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, Melbourne Pro Tip: Shaun Marsh looked in amazing touch at the start of the season but his last four scores are 14, 0, 24 and 1. This could be the game he gets his form back since there are no additional pressures of qualification (Renegades are no longer … Read more Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, BBL 2020-21, Fantasy Pick, team suggestions

Adam Milne takes it one step at a time but dreams of New Zealand comeback

Adam Milne is just happy to put one foot in front of the other at the moment. He still holds hopes for a return to international cricket with New Zealand, and even dreams of a coveted Test cap, but after 16 months without playing any top-level cricket due to a serious stress fracture in his … Read more Adam Milne takes it one step at a time but dreams of New Zealand comeback

Nathan Coulter-Nile expected his release from Mumbai Indians: ‘They paid overs for me’

News He is hopeful of returning to IPL but is not optimistic about returning to the Australia T20 side Melbourne Stars fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile was expecting to get released from his IPL franchise Mumbai Indians but the news could not have come at a worse moment. Coulter-Nile, 33, was on his return to the … Read more Nathan Coulter-Nile expected his release from Mumbai Indians: ‘They paid overs for me’

Alzarri Joseph: West Indies ‘have to play harder, dig deeper’

News Fast bowler realises that both he and his team needs to take more responsibility with the bat West Indies can no longer think about their lack of experience if they are to beat Bangladesh at home. Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph, one of the few members of this squad to have ODI caps prior to … Read more Alzarri Joseph: West Indies ‘have to play harder, dig deeper’

Rajasthan Royals trade Robin Uthappa to CSK in all-cash deal

News ‘When the offer came from CSK, we thought it was a good opportunity for all parties involved,’ Royals’ CEO said on Thursday The Rajasthan Royals have traded India batsman Robin Uthappa to the Chennai Super Kings in an all-cash deal. The trade was confirmed a day after the franchises announced their list of retentions … Read more Rajasthan Royals trade Robin Uthappa to CSK in all-cash deal

Jonny Bairstow, Mark Wood and Sam Curran rested for first two India Tests

News Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Rory Burns return for Chennai Tests Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran and Mark Wood have been rested by England for the first two Tests of their series in India next month, with Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Rory Burns all added to the squad currently touring Sri Lanka. Ollie Pope, … Read more Jonny Bairstow, Mark Wood and Sam Curran rested for first two India Tests

James Anderson recallled in place of Stuart Broad for second Test

News Mark Wood picked for back-to-back Tests, with Olly Stone missing out on recall James Anderson has been recalled by England for Friday’s second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, at the expense of his long-term new-ball partner Stuart Broad, in a solitary change to the side that won the first Test by seven wickets … Read more James Anderson recallled in place of Stuart Broad for second Test

CSA interim board given one-month extension

News Initially, it supposed to be in place till January, but the delay in its ratification by CSA means it needs more time The interim board tasked with cleaning up Cricket South Africa’s administration issues has had its term extended by a month to mid-February 2021. The board, which was put in place by the … Read more CSA interim board given one-month extension

Joe Root backs Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley to grow from tough initiation

Joe Root is backing his young openers to come through the tough initiation of a maiden Test tour of Asia stronger for the experience. Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley both failed to reach double figures in either innings of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle and both fell to spin, the same spinner … Read more Joe Root backs Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley to grow from tough initiation