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Sarah Waris

This postgraduate in English Literature from Kolkata has taken on the tough task of limiting the mystic world of cricket to a few hundred words. A firm believer that Kohli is a wizard with the willow, she spends her time awaiting the next Indian spring triumph.

Women’s T20 WC: India qualify for semis after another Shafali special

The Indian Eves qualified for their second successive World T20 Cup semis with a narrow four-run win over the New Zealand side at the Junction Oval at Melbourne. After restricting the Indians to 133 for 8, despite Shafali’s stroke-filled 46 at the top, the White Ferns lost their top-order cheaply …

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South Africa announce ODI team for Australia series; no spot for Faf

Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj has been called up to the South African national ODI team for the first time since 2018 for the three-match series against Australia that will follow the ongoing T20I series between the two nations.   Faf du Plessis, however, has been overlooked yet again. The former …

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Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha announces retirement

Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect on Friday. The bowler made his debut in 2008 for Team India and played professional cricket for 16 years. Despite not playing for the national side since 2013, Ojha turned out for the domestic scene till 2019.  …

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Matt Henry included in NZ squad for Tests in place of Neil Wagner

New Zealand have called up fast bowler Matt Henry as a replacement for Neil Wagner ahead of the first Test against India that starts from February 21, 2020 at Wellington. Wagner, who is an important member of the bowling attack, is awaiting the birth of his first child, and, hence, …

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Kings XI Punjab to buy CPL team St Lucia

Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab are all set to acquire the St. Lucia franchise of the Caribbean Premier League, which make make them the second side from India to own a CPL side after Kolkata Knight Riders.   “We are about to sign an agreement to be part …

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Oshane Thomas involved in motor accident, ‘resting at home’ now

West Indian pacer Oshane Thomas was involved in a serious motor accident in Jamaica, but escaped any injuries. According to a statement by the West Indies Players’ Association, Thomas’ two-wheeler collided, following which he was taken to hospital.   “The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) extends best wishes to West …

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Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain

South African cricketer Faf du Plessis stepped down as the international skipper of his side, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday. According to the release, the 35-year old needed to take a step back from captaincy in order to help the emergence of young leaders within the team.   …

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India to play Day-Night Test in Australia later this year

The BCCI has agreed to allow India to play a Day-Night Test match during their upcoming Test tour of Australia later this year. The two sides will compete in a four-match Test series between December and January, with one match being a pink-ball affair. In another significant move, the BCCI …

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Ishant Sharma declared fit for NZ Tests

Ishant Sharma has passed a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru and is all geared up to fly to New Zealand, where he will join the team ahead of the first Test that begins from February 21. The pacer took to Twitter to thank the NCA …

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IPL 2020 schedule announced; league stages to go on for 50 days

The Indian Premier League will not see any double-headers on Saturdays after broadcasters and franchise owners had not given their thumbs up to the idea. As per the schedule released by the IPL, only six double-headers have been scheduled – all for Sundays.   The tournament kicks off on March 29, …

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