The founder of the Professional Cricketers’ Association has urged the organisation to “remember what they are there to do”. Fred Rumsey, who set up the PCA (the players’ union) in 1967, has reminded the current management that their only concern should be “representing the interests of players”. He is particularly disappointed at the prospect of
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Two years ago, a young fan from New Zealand Felix Anderson wanted a little help with his batting. So he wrote a letter to one of his heroes – Younis Khan. A young fan’s letter to Younis Khan Twitter After recalling his favorite Younis innings – the treble against Sri Lanka and the 2016 double against
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Sri Lanka Cricket’s board elections will be held on May 31 after the country’s sports ministry gave its go-ahead following consultation with the Attorney General’s department. SLC elections had initially been announced for May 19, but were postponed on April 27 on technical grounds. SLC contested that they had received permission from previous Sports Minister
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Restricting players to two T20 leagues a year, as the PCB has done, could amount to “unlawful restraints of trade”, according to FICA (the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations), the global players’ body. And even as the PCB finally sought to explain the rationale behind the policy, the restriction has also raised concerns among a
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Best figures of 8/15 in the Ashes Highest Test score of 169 Currently on 169 points in GW37 What are you most proud of @StuartBroad8?! pic.twitter.com/bw7i7TFbrG — Fantasy Premier League (@OfficialFPL) May 10, 2018 I enjoyed 8-15 in the Ashes but leading GW37 in #EPL Fantasy https://t.co/MCsrI7a7ue — Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) May 10, 2018 The
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8:38 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The Bangladesh Cricket Board has expressed disappointment at Cricket Australia’s decision to cancel their bilateral series in Australia later this year because the tour was not commercially viable. Nizamuddin Chowdhury, the BCB chief executive, said that boards like CA were expected to host teams regardless of the tour’s appeal to
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Twelve state associations of the BCCI have informed the Supreme Court that they are ready to implement the Lodha Committee reforms barring four exceptions, the board’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said a day before a fresh Supreme Court hearing. Andhra Assam Goa Jharkhand Kerala Mumbai Rajasthan Railways Tripura Universities Uttar Pradesh Vidarbha The Tamil Nadu
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6:22 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Mushfiqur Rahim has impelled Bangladesh to employ caution against Afghanistan’s spinners when the two teams meet each other next month. Afghanistan are set to host Bangladesh for three T20 internationals before their historic maiden Test, against India, and Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman are set to feature significantly in
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Australia’s captain Tim Paine has denied that there is a relationship barrier to David Warner‘s return to the national team after his 12-month ban from the game expires next year. Warner was pinpointed by Cricket Australia as the instigator of the Newlands ball-tampering plot, and there were testy scenes in Cape Town in the days
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The ICC has charged a long-serving Sharjah Cricket Council (SCC) coach Irfan Ansari on three counts of breaching their anti-corruption code. Ansari, also a tournament organising committee member, was suspended from every position he holds in UAE cricket and has 14 days, from May 19, to respond to the charge sheet. ESPNcricinfo understands that he
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Ahead of their highly anticipated Test debut against India next month, Afghanistan will also host Bangladesh for three T20 internationals in Dehradun, the capital of the state of Uttarakhand in north India. The matches are all day-night fixtures beginning at 8pm IST and will be played on June 3, 5 and 7. They will be
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Ireland are open to the prospect of touring Pakistan according to Warren Deutrom, Cricket Ireland’s chief executive. Ahead of the historic Test between the two countries inDublin on Friday, this news will come as a welcome boost to the PCB, though Pakistan’s home schedule this season means any tour may struggle to happen anytime soon.
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Shoaib Malik wants to keep playing international cricket at least until 2020. The 36-year old allrounder is three matches away from tying Shahid Afridi’s record as the most capped Pakistan player in T20Is and has his eyes set on the World T20 in Australia. Malik also said that the 2019 World Cup in England would
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One Kohli, two matches There is no shortage of superlatives – well deserved most of them – for Virat Kohli, but the Indian selectors, in collusion with Surrey, might have given him a task even Superman King Kohli might struggle to fulfil. Surrey’s website says: “Kohli will be available for all cricket throughout the month
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11:35 AM ET Shashank KishoreESPN Tri-series: Shreyas Iyer (capt), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Shubhman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Vijay Shankar, K. Gowtham, Axar Patel, Krunal Pandya, Prasidh Krishna, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shardul Thakur Four-day matches: Karun Nair (capt), R Samarth, Mayank Agarwal, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari,
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