#International Cricket

Pakistan openers fight back in first Test in response to England’s mammoth 657

Friday at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium stirred the senses for all but those foolish enough to be bowlers in these parts. After lunchtime prayers the ground filled up and, in the face of a mountain of runs plundered by England, Pakistan offered a reply that had the locals in raptures and underlined the importance of international cricket’s return.
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Essex chair 'steps aside' after less than a week amid review into liking anti-semitic tweets

Essex chair Azeem Akhtar has “voluntarily stepped aside” less than a week after being appointed due to an independent review into tweets he liked. Akhtar was only named chair on Monday, after a long process to replace John Faragher, who stepped down last year following claims he used the racist term “n***er in the woodpile” during an executive board meeting in 2017.

‘Making domestic cricket look toooo easy’ – Fans in awe of Ruturaj Gaikwad’s back to back centuries in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Ruturaj Gaikwad, the star Indian batter, is currently on fire and scoring runs mercilessly. The right-handed batter from Maharashtra is currently competing for his state team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and serving as their captain. The 25-year-old opening batter finished as the top run scorer in the Vijay Hazare Trophy last year, and he has carried on exactly where he left off in 2021 this year as well.

Top three unbreakable records of MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in international cricket having several achievements under his name. The ‘Captain cool’ has lifted numerous coveted trophies in his illustrious career and broken several records. After making his debut in 2004, Dhoni rose through the ranks and became a ‘fan favourite’ instantly.

Paul Farbrace announced as head coach of Sussex | Cricket News

Former England assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, has been announced as the new head coach of Sussex. Farbrace joins Sussex after three years as sporting director of Warwickshire, overseeing their success in the County Championship in 2021. He was assistant coach to Trevor Bayliss with the England men’s side from 2015-19,...

ECI felicitates Indian Deaf Cricket team 'T20 Champions Trophy winners'

On the eve of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Election Commission of India felicitated the Indian Deaf Cricket Team today at Nirvachan Sadan. Welcoming the team, CEC Rajiv Kumar said that the Election Commission salutes the resilience and tenacity demonstrated by the players. The team has brought...

Bangladesh appoints Liton Das as captain of OFDI to India

BAN vs IND: Liton Das replaces injured Tamim Iqbal as Bangladesh captain© AFP. Bangladesh on Friday named batsman Litton Dass as captain for the one-day international series against India that begins this weekend, replacing the injured Tamim Iqbal. The three-match series kicked off in Dhaka on Sunday, with the visitors also taking part in two Test matches during their month-long visit. Regular captain Tamim was ruled out of the ODI series after suffering a groin injury during a practice match in the capital on Wednesday. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said in a statement that he was also skeptical about the Test series.

Cricket legend Ricky Ponting admitted to hospital after health scare

TW Newsdesk, December 2: Ricky Ponting was admitted to the hospital after a heart scare during his commentary stint in Perth for the first Test between Australia and England. According to media reports, Ponting was admitted to the hospital following a health scare but his colleagues reported he was okay.

Pakistan’s pitches from ‘dark ages’, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja

Pakistan’s pitches belonged in “the dark ages”, the country’s top cricket official said on Friday, after England plundered runs on a lifeless wicket in Rawalpindi. The visitors were finally all out for 657 — including a record 506 from the first day on Thursday — with four batsmen scoring centuries off the hapless Pakistan bowling.

I wasn't up to scratch, I had a disappointing tournament: Rabada on T20 WC performance

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada admitted he "wasn't up to scratch" in a disappointing time at the T20 World Cup last month in Australia. In the tournament where South Africa lost to Netherlands by 13 runs to make a shock exit from the race to the semi-finals, Rabada had a forgettable time.

‘Can Suryakumar Yadav play for South Africa?’ | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Suryakumar Yadav’s blazing form, which has seen him smashed 1164 runs in 31 T20Is @46.56 this year, has made him the current heartthrob of world cricket. On Friday, former South African captain Graeme Smith, who is the commissioner of SA20, South Africa’s upcoming six-team T20 league, didn’t have to think too hard while replying to a question about which Indian player he’d love to see in the league. “Surya, can he play for South Africa!” quipped Smith in jest.

IPL 2023: Delhi Capitals team leader admitted to hospital

The much-awaited IPL 2023 auction event is slated to be held on December 23 in Kochi. In big update IPL 2023: Delhi Capitals team leader admitted to hospital. Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has been taken to a local hospital in Perth while commentating during the first Test between Australia and the West Indies.