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Shai Hope’s hunger could make him great – Law
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Shai Hope’s hunger could make him great – Law

September 5th, 2017 | by admin
Shai Hope has the potential to be a “great” player, according to West Indies coach Stuart Law. Hope came into the series against England averaging just 19.57. But he played a huge role in the victory at Headingley...
Star wins IPL rights for US $2.55 billion
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Star wins IPL rights for US $2.55 billion

September 4th, 2017 | by admin
The BCCI has bagged INR 16,347.5 crore (US$ 2.55 billion) for its IPL television and digital rights from a single bidder, Star India, which made a consolidated offer for rights worldwide. The sale of the rights, which are for the...
Lodha hand in BCCI’s mega rights deals
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Lodha hand in BCCI’s mega rights deals

September 4th, 2017 | by admin
Restricting the duration of high-value contracts to five years and being transparent in the tendering process has proved to be a fruitful exercise for the BCCI, which has raked in close to INR 20,000 crore (approx US $3.12...
Not out because of chewing gum
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Not out because of chewing gum

September 4th, 2017 | by admin
Apparently someone once survived after being bowled because the bails had been stuck on with chewing gum. Is this true? asked Ken Hancock from England I did find a book that claimed this odd incident happened in a Sheffield...
Vandersay, Shanaka in revised Sri Lanka T20 squad
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Vandersay, Shanaka in revised Sri Lanka T20 squad

September 4th, 2017 | by admin
Although Sri Lanka Cricket had already named a T20 squad ahead of the ODI series, two days out from the one-off match against India, the board has released a new squad, this one featuring legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay and...
‘Humbled’ Malan sticks to his gameplan
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‘Humbled’ Malan sticks to his gameplan

September 4th, 2017 | by admin
Dawid Malan didn’t think he would ever play a Test match for England. He dreamed of course, as all professional players do, but once he had reached his late twenties and others had climbed passed him into the gaze of...
Kohli lauds Bumrah, spinners for series sweep
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Kohli lauds Bumrah, spinners for series sweep

September 3rd, 2017 | by admin
The spinners are skilful, Jasprit Bumrah is improving, and the batting order is ready to move away from formula: these were Virat Kohli’s gleanings from the 5-0 clobbering his team handed out to Sri Lanka. India were tested...
Bad light cuts short West Indies’ bowling stint
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Bad light cuts short West Indies’ bowling stint

September 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Leicestershire 70 for 1 (Dearden 42*) drew with West Indians 377 for 7 dec (Hetmyer 128*, Dowrich 108*, Powell 82) Bad light meant only 12.1 overs were possible on the second day between Leicestershire and the West Indies at...
Cricket set to miss Commonwealth Games 2022
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Cricket set to miss Commonwealth Games 2022

September 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Plans to include cricket in the Commonwealth Games of 2022 have been abandoned. While women’s cricket was originally set to be included when the Games were awarded to Durban, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is...
Pothas ‘very happy’ with ‘hugely supportive’ SLC
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Pothas ‘very happy’ with ‘hugely supportive’ SLC

August 24th, 2017 | by admin
Three days after dropping strong hints that undue outside influence has frustrated his stint as interim coach, Nic Pothas has said he is “very happy” with the SLC board. Though Pothas was critical of fickle...