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Sumedh Bilgi

Sumedh Bilgi is a one-time IPL winner and Digital Lead, Broadcaster and Commentator at cricketnews.com. Sumedh is a journalist by qualification who realised the in-coming digital boom in the early 2010s and worked his way up in accordance. In the past, he has worked with sporting properties like Mumbai Indians, Chennaiyin FC, Ultimate Table Tennis and with brands like Google Local Guides and more to host and produce digital content.

Latest: ICC T20 World Cup schedule ‘at very high risk’ says Cricket Australia chief Kevin Roberts

Cricket Australia chief, Kevin Roberts, has expressed his concerns over the ‘very high risk’ over the October-November schedule of the ICC T20 World Cup. In a video call with journalists on Friday, Roberts hinted that it would be wiser to host the tournament in early 2021. “Obviously, we’ve been hopeful …

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BCCI will get its way if they want to host IPL during T20 World Cup slot: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes that if the BCCI  has the plight to get the T20 World Cup slot to host the financially more lucrative IPL. Sharing his thoughts on the possibility of the above, Chappell said that “The first thing you know is that” the BCCI will have …

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Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasurya’s objections force Sri Lanka Cricket to suspend construction of new stadium

The project of constructing a new 40,000-capacity stadium in Colombo has been suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) according to a report by ESPN Cricinfo. The government of Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the country’s cricket board, had plans to build the largest cricket stadium in the country, to increase …

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IPL 2020 can be possibly held with foreign players after monsoon season: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has said that he remains hopeful of a full-fledged IPL campaign, including the involvement of foreign players,  post the monsoon-season in India. It is important to note that the post monsoon-window that Johri speaks about coincides with the original schedule of the T20 World Cup. This …

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India will need a camp of 6-8 weeks to return to match-fitness : Bharat Arun

Team India bowling coach Bharat Arun

Amidst talk of an ‘isolation camp’ for Team India, bowling coach Bharat Arun says players will need  6-8 weeks to get to match fitness. “The four elements that we’ve tried to put in place – running, strength, yo-yo and endurance – we’ll be raising the bar in all those four …

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Mark Taylor believes IPL will go on ahead of the T20 WC this year

Former Australia batter Mark Taylor

Former Australian cricketer Mark Taylor acknowledged that their is a greater likelihood of the Indian Premier League edging out the Men’s T20 World Cup this year. His logic was based on the fact that hosting a global event would be a logistic nightmare in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic …

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WATCH: Rohit Sharma, Anil Kumble take on Yuvraj Singh’s ‘Keep It Up’ challenge

Yuvraj Singh’s #KeepItUp challenge has been responded to by Rohit Sharma and Anil Kumble with their own versions of the challenge. Rohit responded to the original format of the challenge by ‘keeping the ball up’ with the handle of the bat and stating that he is committing to stay at …

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Cricket West Indies in the ‘ICU’ due to COVID-19 pandemic: Ricky Skerritt

Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief, Ricky Skerritt, has revealed that the board has taken a major financial hit in the absence of cricket due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “This crisis has put our already poor financial state into ICU. It is like going to the doctor with an illness, and …

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BCCI looking at isolation camp in a safe zone for Team India

BCCI is working on an ‘isolation camp’ for its players in pursuit of resumption of cricket amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The Times of India has reported that the board is in the lookout for a place that is not a containment zone where players and staff of the team can …

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Covid-19: England cricketers to resume individual training next week

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has directed players to resume individual training next week. This development could very well be one of the first steps taken towards the resumption of cricket in a post covid-19 climate. “These are very tentative steps to returning to play,” said England Director …

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