Manish Thapa

Having worked in a number of sectors both public and private, Manish is following his passion of cricket by overseeing the operations of CricketNews.com. As well as leading the journalists, Manish also looks after partner and advertising liaison too. You can contact him at [email protected]

Afghanistan Cricket Board sacks CEO

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has sacked its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lutfullah Stanikzai, two years before his contract expires. In a letter issued by ACB president Farhan Yousefzai, it was mentioned that the decision was taken on grounds of “unsatisfactory performance”, “mismanagement”, and “misbehaviour with managers.” Now he has …

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2011 WC final and 2016 WT20 tie against Oz my favourite : Kohli

Prolific India batsman Virat Kohli has been quite vocal about reminiscing the day when Team India, under the leadership of M.S. Dhoni, lifted the 2011 World Cup beating Sri Lanka in the summit clash on April 2. The win had ended India’s 28-year-old wait for the coveted trophy. In addition …

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Holding T20 WC amidst COVID-19 would be a logistical nightmare: Lynn

Australian batsman Chris Lynn believes that the men’s T20 World Cup, scheduled between October-November Down Under, will be a “logistical nightmare” for the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lynn told Fox Sports on Tuesday, “My personal opinion is no”. “Obviously we’re praying for it to go ahead but we’ve just …

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Pujara was a pain for Australia in the 2018/19 four-match Test series: Cummins

Cheteshwar Pujara was one of the defining factors of India’s historic win over Australia in the 2018/19 four-match Test series. More than a year later, Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins said that Pujara remains one of the toughest he has ever bowled to. Cummins recently did a live Q&A session …

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Yuvraj recall six sixes in 2007 WC, reveals his chat with Broad senior

Former Indian southpaw Yuvraj Singh recalled what led to him hitting those famous sixes in the 2007 WC. Yuvraj recalled how former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff angered him which led him hitting six sixes off Stuart Broad during the first edition of the ICC World T20 in 2007. Yuvraj took …

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My new look is inspired by my heroes Viv Richards and Dhoni says Kapil Dev

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has been in news lately for his bold and the bald look, which has driven the netizens crazy. Kapil said that his new bald look with a beard is inspired by West Indies great Viv Richards whom he described as his hero and 2011 World …

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NZC, CA send in offer to host England domestic games

With England Cricket Board (ECB) suspending all forms of professional cricket till July 1 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the board has received offers from Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC), helping them host their domestic games — county as well as List A. “We’ve had offers as …

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SRH death bowling is probably best in the competition: Warner

Newly Appointed skipper of the Sunrisers Hyberabad (SRH) franchisee, David Warner thinks that SRH has the best death bowling attack in the IPL. With Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan in the bowling line-up and David Warner and Jonny Bairstow opening the batting, the Sunrisers Hyderabad unit has a well balanced …

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Breaking: PCB will not accept moving Asia Cup to accommodate IPL: Wasim Khan- PCB CEO

Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan clarified that the PCB will not make any changes in the Asia Cup schedule in to accommodate the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also said that the PCB is hoping to hold the Asia Cup T20 tournament in the UAE …

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COVID-19 crisis, Middlesex decides to furlough players, staff

The COVID-19 crisis continues to impact cricket around the world. The most current impact has come on the players and staff at the Middlesex County cricket club as they have decided to furlough players and most of their operating staff (including administrative and support staff) under the United Kingdom’s coronavirus …

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