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.

VIDEO: Five talking points ahead of 2nd test between England and Pakistan

The second test between England and Pakistan is set to begin on Thursday, at the Aegeas Bowl, in Southampton. After a pulsating first test which saw England emerge as the victors, all eyes will be on the all-important second outing between these two sides, as the travelling Pakistan look to …

Read More »

Willey, Billings star as England beat Ireland in 1st ODI

David Willey’s maiden five-for, followed by an unbeaten half-century from Sam Billings helped England beat Ireland by six wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series. Chasing a small target of 173 at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday, England suffered from early hiccups, however skipper Eoin Morgan and Billings …

Read More »

Umar Akmal ban reduced to half after appeal

A three-year-ban for Umar Akmal has been handed by the Disciplinary Committee

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s ban of three years has been halved to 18-months after an appeal was made. The hearing was heard at the PCB headquarters in Lahore on Tuesday. Akmal was initially handed a three-year-ban for failing to report match-fixing advances in the PSL. The PCB had charged Akmal …

Read More »

HILLARIOUS: England v West Indies: ‘Mystic’ David Lloyd predicts Day 4

Former England batsman and now commentator, David Lloyd is known for his wit and humor along with his incredible insights on cricket. The 73-year-old has been a major part of the commentary setup in England and has been a voice during the ongoing England versus West Indies series as well. …

Read More »

Jofra Archer set to re-join England squad after second negative Covid-19 test

Fast-bowler Jofra Archer was on Tuesday cleared to rejoin the England squad for the third #raisethebat Test against West Indies after his second COVID-19 test came out to be negative. Archer was left out of the second Test in Manchester after it was revealed he had broken the bio-secure bubble …

Read More »

England v West Indies – 2nd test- Day 4 – Broad spell helps England gain big lead

England bowlers made the most of the second new ball to rip apart the West Indies lower order and then end Day 4 on 37/2 with a lead of 219 at stumps of the second Test at Old Trafford here on Sunday. The Windies were 227/4 going into tea but …

Read More »

Ganguly hopes for reduced quarantine for Team India in Australia

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that he hopes the quarantine period for the Indian team when they arrive in Australia for their scheduled tour later in the year is reduced. India are scheduled to play four Test matches in Australia in December-January. “We have confirmed that tour. In December we …

Read More »

BCCI accepts Rahul Johri’s resignation from his post of CEO

The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has accepted the resignation of CEO Rahul Johri. A resignation was submitted to BCCI Secretary Jay Shah a few months ago and his tenure was supposed to end in April. The board however, had given Johri an extension. And over recent …

Read More »

Eng v WI Test Day 2: West Indies dominate courtesy of Holder’s heroics

West Indies ended the second day of the first Test against England on 57/1 and trail the hosts by 147 runs at the Ageas Bowl. After Dom Bess’ cameo took England past the 200-run mark, West Indies openers John Campbell and Kraigg Brathwaite put up an opening stand of 43 …

Read More »

Ganguly changed mentality of Indian cricket, Dhoni took it forward: Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput, who was Team India’s manager during their victory at the inaugural edition of the WT20, gave an insight into wicket-keeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni and what made him one of the best captains the game has ever seen. Rajput likened Dhoni’s style to that of former India captain and …

Read More »