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Pakistan vs England 2022, 6th T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

Pakistan vs England 6th T20I Prediction
Pakistan will take on England in the sixth T20I of the ongoing seven-match series at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Friday, September 30. After winning the fifth T20I, the hosts have taken the lead in the series by 3-2 and are only one win away from clinching the series. On the other hand, England will…

Pakistan speedster Naseem Shah ruled out of the T20I series against England after testing COVID-19 positive

Naseem Shah ruled out of England T20Is
Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah has been ruled out of the ongoing 7-match T20I series against England, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed on Thursday. Notably, Naseem tested positive for COVID-19 one day after it was revealed he had contracted pneumonia. Though the speedster has been released from the hospital, and the PCB said he…

Injured Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2022: Reports

Jasprit Bumrah
In what could be a massive blow to Team India’s campaign in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia, premier speedster Jasprit Bumrah is set to be ruled out of the multi-team event due to a back stress fracture. Though an official confirmation from the Board of Control from Cricket in India (BCCI) is…

Indian legend Harbhajan Singh joins Delhi Bulls for Abu Dhabi T10 League

Harbhajan Singh to play for Delhi Bulls in Abu Dhabi T10 League
Indian cricket legend Harbhajan Singh is all set to feature in the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10 League as the former spinner has signed for Delhi Bulls. The team will be captained by Harbhajan’s ex-Chennai Super Kings (CSK) teammate, Dwayne Bravo. Harbhajan, who debuted in the international arena back in 1998, has won…

IND vs SA: WATCH – A fan breaches security in Thiruvananthapuram to touch Indian skipper Rohit Sharma’s feet

A fan braches secuirty to meet Rohit Sharma
There is no denying that Indian cricket fans treat their favourite stars nothing less than God. There have been abundant incidents when fans have somehow managed to break the security barricade in order to go near their best-loved cricketers. A similar episode took place during the recently-concluded first T20 International (T20I) between India and South…

Twitter reactions: Mohammad Rizwan, Aamer Jamal shine in Pakistan’s thrilling win over England in 5th T20I

Pakistan beat England in the fifth T20I
The fifth T20I between Pakistan and England turned out to be a nail-biting thriller where the hosts managed to seal the victory to go 3-2 up in the ongoing seven-match series. After being asked to bat first, the Men in Green were bundled out for just 145 in 19 overs at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.…

Twitter reactions: Clinical India steamroll South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram

India beat South Africa in the 1st T20I
Team India completely dominated the proceedings in the opening T20I of the ongoing three-match series against South Africa at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. Bowling first, the hosts restricted Proteas at 106/8 in their allotted 20 overs, thanks to a tremendous bowling display. Arshdeep Singh, who was rested for the Australia series, came…

WATCH: Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar blow away Proteas top order – IND vs SA, 1st T20I

Indian pacers destroy South Africas top order
Courtesy of top-class swing bowling, team India pacers Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar wreaked havoc against South Africa in the ongoing first T20I of the three-match series at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. Both Arshdeep and Chahar completely dominated the proceedings in the powerplay, destroying South Africa’s top order and picking as many…

ICC T20I Rankings: Mohammad Rizwan maintains No 1 spot; Suryakumar Yadav back at No 2

Mohammad Rizwan Suryakumar Yadav
India and Pakistan players have made big gains in the latest released T20 International (T20I) players’ rankings by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday. Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan has regained his top spot in the batting charts following his splendid batting performances in the ongoing seven-match series against England. Rizwan has made scores of 88,…

BCCI announces replacements for Mohammed Shami and Deepak Hooda for the South Africa series

India name replacements of Mohammed Shami and Deepak Hooda
Ahead of the opening T20I against South Africa, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has updated the India squad. Replacements have been announced for all-rounder Deepak Hooda and pacer Mohammed Shami, who have been ruled out from the fixtures against the Proteas. The apex Indian board said both Hooda and Shami will…

Big stars return as Australia announces squad for home T20Is against West Indies

Australia name squad for West Indies T20Is
Cricket Australia (CA), on Wednesday, announced their 16-member squad for the upcoming home T20I series against West Indies, starting October 5 in Queensland. The likes of David Warner, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Marsh, who all missed the recently-concluded T20I leg against India, have been included in the outfit for two-match series against the…

India vs South Africa 2022, 1st T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

India vs South Africa First T20I Prediction
India and South Africa will lock horns in the first T20I of the three-match series at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, September 28. Both teams recently played out a five-match T20I series in June which was squared at 2-2 after the last game was washed out due to rain. Pitch report: The Greenfield…

Australian star Meg Lanning out of upcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) season

Meg Lanning to miss next season of WBBL
Australia Women captain Meg Lanning is set to miss the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) with Melbourne Stars as she continues her indefinite break from the game. Notably, after leading Australia to Commonwealth Games Gold in Birmingham, Lanning last month announced she was stepping away from cricket. “After a busy couple of years, I’ve…

Aussie legend Mark Waugh picks Jasprit Bumrah among his top five T20I players

Mark Waugh Jasprit Bumrah
Australian cricket legend Mark Waugh has picked five players he would select in his World T20I team. Not many days ago, Waugh’s former teammate Ricky Ponting had also revealed his choices for the same. Now Waugh has also joined the list of former greats choosing first five players in their World T20I XI. Notably, after…

England’s white-ball coach Matthew Mott offers injury update on Jos Buttler ahead of T20 World Cup 2022

Matthew Mott offers injury update on Jos Buttler
England’s white-ball coach Mattew Mott has provided an update on star batter Jos Buttler, who continues to recover from an injury. Notably, Buttler has been out of action since August after he sustained a calf strain while representing Manchester Originals in England’s 100-ball tournament, The Hundred. Buttler, currently, is in Pakistan but hasn’t played any…

Mohammed Shami, Deepak Hooda likely to miss the South Africa series; Shreyas Iyer may come in

Mohammed Shami Deepak Hooda Shreyas Iyer
Senior Indian pacer Mohammed Shami‘s comeback to the T20 squad has been further delayed as he hasn’t fully recovered from the COVID-19. Notably, Shami was ruled out of the recently-finished T20I series against Australia due to the same reason. According to a report in Cricbuzz, Shami might also miss the upcoming battle of the shortest…

India vs South Africa white-ball series, 2022: Fixtures, Squads, Broadcast and Live Streaming details

India vs South Africa Live Streaming details
After clinching the T20I series against Australia, Team India will be up for a new task of facing South Africa in the upcoming white-ball series, starting Wednesday, September 28. Both teams will battle in the three-match T20I leg, followed by three ODIs. While the fixtures of the shortest format will take place in Trivandrum, Guwahati…

ENG v IND: Heather Knight refutes Deepti Sharma’s warning claim regarding Charlie Dean’s run-out

Heather Knight accuses Deepti Sharma of lying on Charlie Deans run out incident
The controversy regarding Deepti Sharma’s run-out of Charlie Dean has gone further, with England Women skipper Heather Knight accusing the all-rounder of ‘lying’ over her claims that Dean was warned before her dismissal on Saturday. Notably, in a crunch situation when the English team needed 17 runs to win with their last-wicket pair of Dean…

Rohit Sharma opens up about Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel’s poor death bowling

Rohit Sharma on Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patels poor form
Amid the clouds of doubts regarding the death bowling, Indian captain Rohit Sharma has opened up about senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and latest sensation Harshal Patel‘s poor show with the ball and has backed both pacers to rediscover their lost mojo. Notably, the Men in Blue have been troubled by Bhuvneshwar’s poor performances in the…

ENG v IND: Deepti Sharma breaks silence on the controversial run-out of Charlie Dean in 3rd ODI

Deepti Sharma opens up on Charlie Deans run out
India all-rounder Deepti Sharma has opened up on the controversial run-out of Charlie Dean in the recently-concluded third ODI against England Women at Lord’s on Saturday. Notably, with the hosts needing 17 runs to win after their last-wicket pair of Dean and Freya Davies added 35 runs, Deepti, upon noticing that Dean was outside her…

Twitter reactions: Haris Rauf shines in Pakistan’s thrilling win over England

Pakistan beat England in the fourthT20I
Haris Rauf‘s impressive death bowling helped Pakistan beat England in the fourth T20I to level the ongoing seven-match series at National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday. While defending their total of 166/4, Pakistan were quite comfortable when England needed 33 more runs from just three overs, with only three wickets in hand. But then the…

ENG v IND: Cricket fraternity comes up with mixed reactions after Deepti Sharma’s run-out of Charlie Dean

Cricket fraternity reacts to Deepti Sharmas run out of Charlie Dean
The third and final Women ODI between India and England at Lord’s finished with a clean sweep for the visitors, but the last wicket set social media on fire with mixed reactions coming from the cricket fraternity. Notably, England required 52 runs to win when they lost their ninth wicket. But, the final pair of…

Cricket Association of Bengal set to name a stand at Eden Gardens after Jhulan Goswami

CAB to name stand at Eden Gardens after Jhulan Goswami
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), on Saturday, announced that they are planning to honour India Women legend Jhulan Goswami by naming her a stand at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Notably, the third and final ODI against England at Lord’s Cricket Ground was Goswami’s final international game. In a one of its kind honouring,…

WATCH: Virat Kohli points to India badge after hearing ‘RCB,RCB’ chants during Nagpur T20I

Virat Kohli points to India logo after hearing RCB RCB chants during 2nd T20I
Indian superstar Virat Kohli is known for his passion, energy, and extreme determination every time he steps onto the cricketing field. Whether playing for India or representing the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kohli always comes on top and gives his 100%. But quite naturally, his emotion while wearing the…

WATCH: Haris Rauf’s heartening gesture after hitting Harry Brook with a fiery bouncer – PAK v ENG, 3rd T20I

Haris Rauf hits Harry Brook with a bouncer
England youngster Hary Brook impressed one and all with his stunning batting display in the recently-concluded third T20I of the ongoing seven-match series against Pakistan. The right-handed batter lit up the National Stadium in Karachi with his unbeaten 81 off 35 balls, helping the tourists pile up a massive 219/3 on the board in their…

IND vs AUS: Dinesh Karthik explains the secret behind his development as a T20I finisher

Dinesh Karthik on his finishers role
With 10 needed off the last over, Team India’s all-new finisher Dinesh Karthik, who hadn’t faced a ball till then, smashed a six followed by a four to finish the proceedings in the rain-shortened second T20I against Australia in Nagpur on Friday. Captain Rohit Sharma lit up the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium with his unbeaten…

WATCH: Rohit Sharma’s back-to-back sixes off Josh Hazlewood during India vs Australia 2nd T20I

Rohit Sharma hits two consecutive sixes against Josh Hazlewood
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma displayed his vintage avatar against Australia in the recently-concluded second T20I of the ongoing three-match series at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. In a rain-effected eight-over-a-side contest, Rohit’s batting heroics helped India chase down the target of 91 with four balls to spare. Rohit showed his intent as soon as…

Twitter reactions: Harry Brook, Ben Duckett shine in England’s dominating win over Pakistan in 3rd T20I

England beat Pakistan in 3rd T20I
Batting heroics from Harry Brook and Ben Duckett before a fiery bowling spell from speedster Mark Wood helped England thrash Pakistan in the third T20I to take a 2-1 lead in the ongoing 7-match series at National Stadium in Karachi on Friday. After being asked to bat, the tourists were three wickets down for 82…

Twitter reactions: Stunning Rohit Sharma propels India to series-levelling win over Australia

India beat Australia in the second T20I
In the rain-affected second T20 International on Friday, Team India defeated Australia at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur to level the three-match series. The match began two-and-a-half hours after its designated time due to a wet outfield and was reduced to an eight-over-a-side contest. Captain Rohit Sharma sizzled with the bat, smashing an unbeaten…

Legendary Jhulan Goswami reveals biggest ‘regret’ of her international career

Jhulan Goswami
India legend Jhulan Goswami has officially confirmed her international retirement after a stellar 20-year-old career. The veteran mentioned that her last international match would be the upcoming third and final ODI against England at Lord’s on Saturday. Goswami, who debuted against the same opposition back in 2002, revolutionised fast bowling in women’s cricket in India…

MS Dhoni opens up on why he never gets angry on the field

MS Dhoni reveals why he doesnt get angry on the field
Former India captain MS Dhoni is largely acknowledged for his calmness and composure. Hardly has anyone seen him losing his temper on the field, and perhaps that’s the reason why Dhoni is called ‘Captain Cool’ by his fans. In a recent event, Dhoni has opened up about why he doesn’t get angry on the field.…

Pakistan vs England 2022, 3rd T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

Pakistan vs England 3rd T20I Prediction
Pakistan and England will lock horns with each other in the third T20I of the ongoing seven-match series at the National Stadium in Karachi on Friday. Both sides encountered in the second T20I on Thursday, where the hosts thrashed the visiting side by 10 wickets thanks to a dominating batting performance by Pakistan skipper Babar…

India vs Australia 2022, 2nd T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

India vs Australia 2nd T20I Prediction
India will take on Australia in the second T20I at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Friday, September 23. Both teams recently met in the opening T20I, where the tourists defeated India by four wickets. It’s a do-or-die encounter for India as they need to win in order to keep the series alive. On…

Twitter reactions: Babar Azam-Mohammad Rizwan’s record partnership help Pakistan level series against England

Pakistan beat England in the second T20I
Star opening pair Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, on Thursday, hammered England bowlers as Pakistan thrashed the tourists in the second T20I by 10 wickets at the National Stadium, Karachi. Babar and Rizwan stitched an unbeaten 203-run stand and propelled Pakistan to chase down 200 with three balls to spare. The duo set the highest…

Cricket fraternity in awe of Harmanpreet Kaur’s batting heroics in the 2nd ODI against England

Harmanpreet Kaur
The cricket fraternity was also in complete awe of Harmanpreet Kaur‘s batting heroics in the recently-concluded second T20I against England Women at St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury. The Indian skipper recorded her second-highest ODI score – an unbeaten 143 from just 111 deliveries, with the help of 22 boundaries, including four sixes. The progression of…

Alex Hales picks his semi-finalists for the T20 World Cup 2022

Alex Hales picks T20 WC semifianalists
Star England batter Alex Hales, on Wednesday, picked his semi-finalists for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin from October 16 in Australia. Notably, as many as 16 teams are taking part in the global showpiece event, which will conclude on November 13. There is no doubt the competition will be at the…

Scotland announces 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Scotland names squad for T20 World Cup 2022
Cricket Scotland (CS), on Thursday, announced their 15-player squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13. Richie Berrington will lead the side, which includes Chris Greaves, who debuted in the previous edition of the T20 World Cup. Matt Cross will be the…

ICC unveils venues for the World Test Championship finals in 2023 and 2025

ICC WTC final venues
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Wednesday, revealed the venues for the finals of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship (WTC) and the next edition in 2025. Both the finals will be held in London, with Kennington Oval hosting the summit clash of the ongoing cycle in 2023, and the Lord’s will host the 2025…

Pakistan vs England 2022, 2nd T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

Pakistan vs England 2nd T20I Prediction
Pakistan will take on England in the second T20I of the ongoing three-match series at National Stadium in Karachi on Thursday. The visitors are leading the series 1-0 after winning the opening match by six wickets, thanks to Alex Hales heroics, who was making his international return after two years. Pitch report: The surface at…

Shakib Al Hasan misses out as Bangladesh announces squad for UAE tour

Bangladesh name squad for UAE tour
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Wednesday, announced their men’s squad for the upcoming tour of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where the Tigers are scheduled to play a two-match T20 International (T20I) series. However, the team will travel without their regular skipper Shakib Al Hasan as the apex board has allowed him to continue his…

Sri Lanka unveil 15-member squad for Women’s Asia Cup 2022

Sri Lanka announces Womens Asia Cup squad
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Wednesday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming Women’s Asia Cup 2022, scheduled to take place in Bangladesh from October 1-15. The Islanders have made three changes to the side that travelled to Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games with Wicketkeeper-batter Kaushani Nuthyangana, left-arm pacer Tharika Sewwandi and all-rounder Madushika Methtananda…

ECB announces full schedule of Ashes 2023; Edgbaston to host the series opener

Ashes 2023 schedule announced
The oldest rivalries in cricket, England and Australia, will lock horns with each other in the Ashes 2023. The full schedule, including fixtures and the venues for the five-match Test series, was announced by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday. England’s action-packed summer will start with a single Test against Ireland in the…

Fit-again Jemimah Rodrigues returns as BCCI announces India squad for Women’s Asia Cup 2022

BCCI names India squad for Womens Asia Cup 2022
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Wednesday, announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming Women’s Asia Cup 2022, scheduled to be held in Bangladesh from October 1-15. The squad is similar to what played against England in the recently-concluded T20I series, except for one addition in the form of middle-order specialist…

Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2022, Full Schedule: India to face Sri Lanka in their opening game

ACC announces Womens Asia Cup 2022 schedule
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC), on Tuesday, announced the complete schedule for the upcoming Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2022, starting on October 1, 2022. Reigning champion and host Bangladesh will play the tournament opener against Thailand, while India will face Sri Lanka in the second game on the first day of the multi-team event. The…

Twitter reactions: Alex Hales sizzles on international return as England pip Pakistan in 1st T20I

England beat Pakistan in 1st T20I
Alex Hales shined with the bat in his first international game since March 2019, helping England chase down a modest 159-run target to beat Pakistan in the first T20I at National Stadium in Karachi on Tuesday. The impressive six-wicket win also propelled the visitors to take a 1-0 lead in the seven-match series. The star…

Ireland announces 15-member squad for T20 World Cup

Ireland name T20 World Cup squad
Cricket Ireland (CI), on Tuesday, announced their men’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin in Australia from October 16. Explosive opener Paul Stirling, star all-rounder George Dockrell, Mr dependable Harry Tector and consistent pacer Mark Adair are some first-choice names in the 15-member squad, which will be captained by experienced…

Twitter reactions: Cameron Green, Matthew Wade steer Australia to a thrilling win over India in 1st T20I

Australia beat India in the first T20I
Australia defeated India in the opening T20I of the ongoing three-match series at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Tuesday. Chasing the massive target of 209, the contest went down to the wire, where the visitors managed to register a memorable victory with 4 wickets in hand and four balls to spare.…

Shelly Nitschke appointed head coach of Australia women’s cricket team

Shelly Nitschke appointed Australia womens head coach
Shelley Nitschke, the former international spinner, has been appointed as the head coach of the Australian women’s team, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Tuesday. Notably, Nitschke was serving as the interim coach after the end of Matthew Mott’s tenure and has been a part of the setup since joining as an assistant back in 2018.…

Pakistan vs England T20I, 2022: When and where to watch in India, US, UK and other countries

Babar Azam Jos Buttler
After reaching the finals of the recently concluded Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan are all set to host England in a seven-match T20I series, starting September 20. Despite several high-profile absentees, England would look to make a positive start as they belatedly resume bilateral ties in Pakistan after 17 long years. Meanwhile, for the home team,…

Pakistan vs England 2022, 1st T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

Pakistan vs England 1st T20I Prediction
Pakistan are all set to host England in a seven-match T20I series, starting on Tuesday at the iconic National Stadium in Karachi. The long series will definitely come in handy regarding the preparation for both sides ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. The Men Green had a memorable campaign in the…

SA20 League Auction: Full list of players, Costliest buys and Complete squads

Complete squads after SA20 auction
The auction for the inaugural edition of South Africa’s SA20 League took place on Monday, where as many as 314 players went under the hammer. All six teams indulged in a bidding war in the action-packed auction process. Tristan Stubbs was the costliest player in the bidding process as he fetched Rand 9.2 million (USD…

New Zealand unveil 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2022

New Zealand name T20 World Cup squad
New Zealand Cricket (NZC), on Tuesday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin in Australia from October 16. Only three changes have been made to the Black Caps squad that featured in the final of the 2021 T20 World Cup, with Lockie Ferguson, Michael Bracewell and Finn Allen…

India vs Australia 2022, 1st T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

India vs Australia 1st T20I Prediction
India and Australia will lock horns in the first T20I of the three-match series at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Tuesday, September 20. The last time both teams met at Mohali was back in the 2016 T20 World Cup, where the hosts had won the semifinal through a thrilling chase. The…

IND vs AUS: KL Rahul opens up on his strike rate issue in T20Is

KL Rahul on his strike rate issue in T20Is
As India are set to face off against Australia in the three-match T20I series, starting Tuesday in Mohali, all eyes would be on how KL Rahul will perform with the bat. Notably, Rahul came back after injury in the recently-concluded Asia Cup, where the right-handed batter scored 132 runs in five matches. After Virat Kohli…

Ricky Ponting names his choice for next Australia captain in ODIs

Ricky Ponting
Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting has named the player who can take over from the captaincy duties from Aaron Finch. Notably, Finch announced his retirement from ODIs during Australia’s recent home series against New Zealand, which the hosts won 3-0. And with less than a year to go before the start of the 2023 ICC…

India vs Australia T20Is, 2022: Fixtures, Squads, Broadcast and Live Streaming details

India vs Australia T20I Series Live Streaming Details
India and Australia are all set to face each other in the three-match T20I series starting Tuesday at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Australia have recently met New Zealand in the ODI series, where they whitewashed the Black Caps. India, on the other hand, have had a disappointing time in the Asia…

Brett Lee narrates an interesting incident about Aussie legend Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting Brett Lee
Whenever fans talk about the golden era of the Australian cricket team, the late 90s and the 2000 era always come to mind, with captains Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting at the helm, respectively. During the times of Waugh, the Aussie side was in the transition phase, but when Ponting took over, the team reached…

Paarl Royals appoint David Miller as captain for the inaugural season of SA20

David Miller to lead Paarl Royals in SA20
Explosive batter David Miller has been appointed Paarl Royals captain for the inaugural season of SA20 – South Africa’s T20 league – which is scheduled to begin in January 2023. Notably, Miller was roped in by the franchise in August, along with other stars such as Jos Buttler, Obed McCoy and Corbin Bosch. Interestingly, all…

India pacer Mohammed Shami ruled of Australia T20Is; replacement announced

Mohammed Shami
Team India fast bowler Mohammad Shami, who was set to make a comeback into the T20I set up with the upcoming three-match series against Australia, has been ruled out entirely after being tested Covid-19 positive on Saturday. Shami has been out of action since July 2022 and didn’t play a single T20I since the last…

Rohan Mustafa misses out as UAE announces squad for T20 World Cup 2022

UAE name T20 World Cup squad
United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Saturday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, starting October 16 in Australia. Surprisingly, UAE have dropped former skipper Rohan Mustafa, who is their most-capped player across formats. The team will be captained by CP Rizwan, who was appointed UAE’s T20I captain last month. Mustafa could’ve…

Gujarat Titans issues clarification after cryptic tweet on Shubman Gill

Gujarat Titans on Shubman Gill
A recent Twitter conversation between Gujarat Titans (GT) and their star batter Shubman Gill left fans restless, and it quickly became the talk of the town. Teasing that Gill might be leaving GT, the franchise wished him luck for his future and wrote: “It’s been a journey to remember. We wish you all the best…

WBBL|08: White Ferns legend Amy Satterthwaite joins Adelaide Strikers as an assistant coach

Amy Satterthwaite joins Adelaide Strikers as an assistant coach
Former New Zealand Women’s captain Amy Satterthwaite has joined the Adelaide Strikers as their assistant coach for the forthcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) season. Notably, Satterthwaite bid farewell to international cricket in May earlier this year. She is White Ferns’ most capped women’s ODI player with 145 matches and has scored 6,423 runs and…

ICC unveils Groups and Schedule for inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup

Fixtures and Groups announced for ICC U19 Womens T20 WC 2023
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday, announced the complete fixtures and teams groups for the inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place from January 14 to 29, 2023, in South Africa. As many as 16 teams will participate in the competition, with 41 matches to be played across 15 days. These…

MI Emirates appoint Shane Bond as head coach in UAE T20 League

Shane Bond appointed as MI Emirates head coach
Former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond, the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2015, has been appointed as head coach of MI Emirates, the Mumbai Indians-owned team in UAE’s International League T20 (ILT20). Notably, Bond joined the Mumbai-based franchise in 2015 and has since won 4 titles and…

ECB names England Women’s squad for ODI series against India

England announces Womens squad for India ODIs
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Friday, announced their Women’s squad for the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) series against India, starting Sunday, September 18, in Hove. Amy Jones, who led the English side in the 2-1 T20I triumph, will continue to captain the team in the 50-over fixtures. Notably, ahead of the T20I leg,…

Sanju Samson to captain India A in the ODI series against New Zealand A

Sanju Samson to lead India A
India’s star wicketkeeper-batter Sanju Samson will be back in action as he was named the captain of the India A side for the upcoming three-match One-Day series against New Zealand A. The 50-over leg starts on September 22, with all three matches scheduled to be played in Chennai. Notably, Samson had been an integral part…

Asia Cup winners Sri Lanka announces squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Sri Lanka name T20 World Cup squad
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Friday, announced their 15-member squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13. Sri Lanka, who recently won the Asia Cup 2022, have named Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Kumara in the squad, but their participation will be subject to…

IPL 2023: Trevor Bayliss replaces Anil Kumble as head coach of Punjab Kings

Trevor Bayliss Anil Kumble
Punjab Kings (PBKS), on Friday, announced the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach for the next season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Bayliss will replace Indian legend Anil Kumble, who parted ways with the Mohali-based franchise last month. In three years under Kumble, PBKS failed to qualify for the playoffs, and…

Skipper Craig Ervine returns as Zimbabwe unveil squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Zimbabwe name squad for T20 World Cup 2022
Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), on Thursday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin in Australia from October 16. Regular skipper Craig Ervine has returned to the outfit along with Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza and Milton Shumba, who all have recovered from their respective injuries. Ervine is back from a…

Mumbai Indians appoint South Africa legend Mark Boucher as head coach

Mark Boucher named as Mumbai Indians head coach
Days after promoting Mahela Jayawardene and Zaheer Khan to global roles, Mumbai Indians (MI) – the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise – have appointed former South Africa keeper-batter Mark Boucher as their head coach. Notably, Boucher, who is currently donning the same role for South Africa Men’s cricket team, will end his stint with the…

Afghanistan announces 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Afghanistan name T20 World Cup squad
Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), on Thursday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to start in Australia from October 16. Mohammad Nabi, who captained Afghanistan in the recently concluded Asia Cup 2022, will continue to lead the side in the 20-over global event. Qais Ahmed has made his comeback to…

Five-time World Cup winner Rachael Haynes calls time on international career

Rachael Haynes retires from international cricket
Rachael Haynes, the Australian women’s cricket team vice-captain, has retired from international and state cricket with immediate effect. She confirmed on Thursday that the recent Commonwealth Games gold medal triumph over India in Birmingham was her last appearance for Aussies. Since her international debut in 2009, Haynes went on to play 6 Tests, 77 ODIs…

From Ramiz Raja to Suresh Raina: Cricket fraternity mourns umpire Asad Rauf’s sudden demise

Ramiz Raja Asad Rauf Suresh Raina
Former international umpire Asad Rauf has passed away due to a heart attack in Lahore on Thursday. Rauf, who was 66 years old, made his first appearance as an umpire in international cricket in 2000 and officiated in 64 Tests (49 as on-field umpire and 15 as TV umpire), 139 ODIs and 28 T20Is. Notably,…

Shaheen Afridi returns as Pakistan unveil 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Pakistan name T20 World Cup squad
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Thursday, announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin in Australia from October 16. Frontline pace bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi, who is currently sidelined with a knee injury, has been named in the main squad as Pakistan look to get him fit in time…

SA20 League: MI Cape Town ropes in Simon Katich and Hashim Amla in the coaching team

Simon Katich Hasim Amla join MI Cape Town
Mumbai Indians-owned MI Cape Town announced their coaching team on Thursday ahead of the inaugural SA20 player auction, which is scheduled on September 19 in Cape Town. Recently, Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene and former India pacer Zaheer Khan were appointed as Global Head of Performance and Global Head of Cricket Development, respectively, as the…

Sydney Sixers sign White Ferns legend Suzie Bates for WBBL|08

Suzie Bates to represent Sydney Sixers in WBBLI08
Just a couple of days after confirming Sophie Ecclestone’s signing, the Sydney Sixers have revealed another top recruitment in the form of White Ferns legend Suzie Bates. She is the club’s second and final overseas signing and joins other stars such as Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy and Ashleigh Gardner. Notably, Bates is a big name…

Robin Uthappa announces retirement from all forms of Indian cricket

Robin Uthappa retires from all forms of Indian cricket
Robin Uthappa, the former Karnataka cricketer, has announced his retirement from all forms of Indian cricket. The explosive right-handed batter, who last represented India in 2015, made the announcement on his official Twitter handle. Uthappa has obtained a no-objection Certificate (NOC) from Kerala, the last state he played for in the domestic circuit and will…

Michael Hussey and David Saker join England men’s coaching set-up for T20 World Cup 2022

Michael Hussey David Saker roped in by ECB for T20 World Cup
Former Australia international Michael Hussey and Victorian David Saker have joined England men’s coaching set-up for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to begin in Australia next month. Hussey, who currently works as batting coach for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and Saker, who was England’s Test bowling coach…

ICC T20I rankings: Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar forge ahead after Asia Cup heroics

Virat Kohli Bhuvneshwar Kumar advance in T20I Rankings
Former India skipper Virat Kohli and frontline swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar have made excellent progress in the latest released T20 International (T20I) players’ rankings by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday. Following their admirable performances in the Asia Cup 2022, both Kohli and Bhuvneshwar have advanced in the rankings of the shortest format. Kohli has…

Cricket fraternity extend wishes to Suryakumar Yadav on his 32nd birthday

Suryakumar Yadav gets wishes from all corners on his 32nd birthday
Indian batting sensation Suryakumar Yadav is celebrating his 32nd birthday today (September 14). The cricket fraternity, including former and current players, extended their best wishes to Suryakumar. Notably, in just 18 months since his debut for India in international cricket, Surya has become one of the most important players in the national team. The Pune-born…

Litton Das returns, Mahmudullah left out as BCB names Bangladesh squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Litton Das Mahmudullah
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Wednesday, announced their men’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13. Veteran all-rounder Mahmudullah wasn’t considered for selection, while Parvez Hossain Emon, Anamul Haque, Mahedi Hasan and Mohammad Naim have been dropped from the squad that represented Bangladesh…

IND vs AUS: Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis & Mitchell Marsh ruled out of India tour; replacements announced

Mitchell Stac Marcus Stoinis and Mitchell Marsh ruled out of India tour
Defending champions Australia have embraced a watchful approach ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, leaving out Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis and Mitchell Marsh of the T20I tour of India. Notably, the trio have some minor injuries, but since the India tour involves three games in three separate cities in six days, Australia have…

Mahela Jayawardene steps down as Mumbai Indians head coach; promoted to a global role along with Zaheer Khan

Mahela Jayawardena and Zaheer Khan gets new role in MI
Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene has stepped down as the Mumbai Indians (MI) head coach to take up a broader role as the franchise’s global head of performance. Jayawardene, in his new position, will administer the coaching and scouting at all the three teams the franchise owners Reliance Industries now have – MI in the…

World No. 1 Sophie Ecclestone signs up for Sydney Sixers for WBBL|08

Sophie Ecclestone joins Sydney Sixers for WBBL 08
Sophie Ecclestone – the world’s top-ranked T20I bowler – has joined Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). It’s the first time Ecclestone has signed for any team in the WBBL, and now, she is the second English player after Danni Wyatt (Brisbane Heat) to play in the forthcoming season. Since her…

Cheteshwar Pujara, Robin Uthappa name their India XI for T20 World Cup 2022

Cheteshwar Pujara Robin Uthappa pick their India XI for T20 WC 2022
Veteran India cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Robin Uthappa have revealed their ideal India XI for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13. Notably, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday, announced the men’s squad for the 20-over global showpiece event.…

Sachin Tendulkar and others pay tributes to legendary Shane Warne on his 53rd birth anniversary

Sachin Tendulkar on Shane Warne
Australian spin legend Shane Warne would have turned 53 on Tuesday (September 13), but unfortunately, he passed away earlier this year. Warne had died on the Koh Samui island in Thailand after a suspected heart attack. Warne finished his incredible international career with 708 Test Test wickets and 293 ODI wickets. He also led the…

ICC announces winners of the ‘Players of the Month Awards’ for August 2022

ICC announces Player of the Month for August 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Monday, announced the winners of the ‘Players of the Month Awards’ for August 2022. These awards recognize best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket. Earlier this month, ICC had shared the list of nominees with England’s Test skipper Ben Stokes, Zimbabwe’s batting…

West Indies announces Women squad for home ODI series against New Zealand

West Indies name Women ODI squad for New Zealand series
Cricket West Indies (CWI), on Tuesday, announced their Women’s squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand, starting on September 16. The three-match ODI series will witness star all-rounder Hayley Matthews take the captaincy role from Stafanie Taylor for the first time. It will be the first series for the Windies women without Deandra…

Smriti Mandhana pondering to pull out of the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League

Smriti Mandhana consering pulling out of Womens BBL
India Women cricket star Smriti Mandhana is considering pulling out of the upcoming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) in order to manage her workload and keep herself fit for international projects. Smriti began 2022 with an ODI tour of New Zealand in February, right before the 50-over World Cup in the same country in March.…

BCCI announces Team India squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

BCCI names India squad for T20 World Cup 2022
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday, announced the India Men’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13. The likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin and Harshal Patel have made it to India’s 15-member squad. However, the Rohit…

PCB chief Ramiz Raja misbehaves with Indian journalist over question about Pakistan’s loss in Asia Cup final

Ramiz Raja misbehaves with an Indian journalist
Following Pakistan’s 23-run loss against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup Final on Sunday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja lost his cool and misbehaved with an Indian journalist. The incident happened when the journalist – Rohit Juglan – asked Ramiz about his message to Pakistan fans who were unhappy with the national team’s…

Skipper Dasun Shanaka reveals how CSK inspired Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup final win against Pakistan

Dasun Shanaka on Sri Lankas victory
With a heavy trend of teams winning matches while chasing in the Asia Cup 2022 in UAE, when Sri Lanka lost the toss and were asked to bat first by Pakistan, many thought the Men in Green would end up on the winning side. However, against all odds, the Islanders managed to script a terrific…

Twitter reactions: Steve Smith, bowlers help Australia whitewash New Zealand in the ODI series

Australia seal ODI series against New Zealand
Australia defeated New Zealand by 25 runs in the third and final ODI to whitewash the Black Caps in the Chappell-Hadlee series in Cairns on Sunday. Steve Smith smashed a remarkable 105 in the challenging conditions to power Australia to a healthy total of 267/5 in their assigned 50 overs. After being asked to bat…

Kumar Sangakkara sends a heartwarming message to Sri Lanka team ahead of Asia Cup final against Pakistan

Kumar Sangakkara on Sri Lankan team
Cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara has sent a heartwarming message to the Sri Lankan team ahead of their Asia Cup final clash against Pakistan, scheduled to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Sangakkara extended his best wishes to the team stating the Islanders had been quite inspirational throughout the tournament and said…

“We Forcefully Played,” Harmanpreet Kaur after India Women’s defeat against England in first T20I

Harmanpreet Kaur after loss against England
India Women faced England Women in the first T20I of the ongoing three-match series at Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street, where the hosts registered a comfortable 9-wicket victory. Notably, the Women in Blue defeated England at the Commonwealth Games semi-final just a month ago, but the T20 series did not start well for them on Saturday…

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Final: Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Asia Cup Final Match Prediction
Sri Lanka and Pakistan will face each other in the much-awaited final of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Both sides recently met in the last game of the Super Four clash, where the Islanders defeated the Men in Green by five wickets. Interestingly, both Sri Lanka and Pakistan…

Australia skipper Aaron Finch announces retirement from ODI cricket

Aaron Finch
Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch announced his retirement from One Day Internationals (ODIs) on Saturday. Cricket Australia confirmed that the third and final ODI in the ongoing series against New Zealand would be Finch’s last game in the 50-overs format. He will continue to lead Australia in T20 cricket. Finch too took to Instagram and…

Twitter reactions: Clinical Sri Lanka crush Pakistan in dress rehearsal for final – Asia Cup 2022

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in Super 4 match at Asia Cup 2022
In a dress rehearsal for the all-important final of Asia Cup 2022, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by five wickets at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Chasing a paltry target of 122, Sri Lanka lost three wickets for just 29 before Pathum Nissanka, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa steadied the ship with a vital partnership. The duo…

England women all-rounder Nat Sciver pulls out of white-ball series against India to focus on mental health

Nat Sciver withdraws from India series to focus on mental health
England women cricket star Natalie Sciver has withdrawn from the upcoming T20I and ODI series against India to focus on her mental health and well-being, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday. Sciver, who was standing in as captain for Heather Knight as she recovers from hip surgery, has left the team’s…

Nepal Cricket suspends Sandeep Lamichhane after the issuance of an arrest warrant against him

Sandeep Lamichhane
Nepal cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane has been suspended by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) following the issuance of an arrest warrant in Kathmandu over an alleged sexual assault case. It was made public on Thursday that a complaint against Lamichhane was lodged in a Kathmandu police station. The statement from CAN’s acting secretary…

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