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Latest: India tour of Australia 2020-21: Brisbane to host series opener, D/N Test in Adelaide

In a major announcement, Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday (May 28) officially revealed that the Gabba in Brisbane will host the opening match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against India from December 3 this year. The second Test (December 11-15) will be a Day-Night affair at the Adelaide Oval, while the …

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Latest: ICC Meeting Agenda: 5 central issues in focus

The International Cricket Council (ICC) board meeting has some key, sensitive decisions to make that will decide the future of cricket in the coming years after the COVID-19 pandemic had the world in a standstill. A decision on the T20 World Cup, revenue shares for the ICC member boards and …

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Latest: ICC declares reports about postponement of T20 World Cup untrue

The International Cricket Council (ICC) clarified in a statement released on Wednesday that the emerging reports about the postponement of the T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be held this year, are false. “Reports of a postponement of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 are inaccurate and planning for …

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Latest News: ICC threatens to shift T20 WC in 2021 from India after delay in tax exemptions

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has threatened to shift the T20 World Cup in 2021 from India after they claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has failed to meet the deadline for securing tax exemption for the ICC from the government of India. According to …

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Latest: Shehan Madushanka suspended following possession of drugs

Sri Lanka Cricket suspended their cricketer Shehan Madushanka from all forms of cricket after the pacer was found with alleged possession of illegal drugs. “Sri Lanka Cricket decided to suspend Shehan Madushanka from all forms of cricket, with immediate effect. The decision was taken following the player was arrested by …

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Rahul Dravid says bio-secure environment idea is ‘unrealistic’ & ‘unsafe’

Although England Cricket Board wants to resume cricket in a bio-secure environment, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid is not convinced. According to him, “It is a bit unrealistic to have things at the level, the ECB is talking about. Obviously, the ECB is very keen to conduct these series …

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West Indies with a plan in place to send 25-man squad to England for Test Series in June

Johnny Grave, the chief executive of West Indies Cricket, said that they have a plan in place to send a 25-man squad to England on June 8 ahead of the Test series starting a month later from that date. The series is supposed to be played in ‘bio-secure’ stadiums with …

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BCCI moves Supreme Court again, wants Ganguly-Shah’s tenure extension

BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly & Secretary Jay Shah

A second petition has been filed by the BCCI in the Supreme Court of India followed by the first one in December 2019. The Indian cricket board has asked for approval of several amendments recommended at its annual general meeting last year. One of the proposals is related to the …

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No tax exemption for ICC: Will India lose hosting rights of global events?

The issue of tax exemption for future global cricket events in India has once again become a major talking point as both BCCI and ICC are trying to reach an amicable solution keeping the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup and the 50-over flagship event in 2023 in mind. Both those …

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Shardul Thakur is the first Indian cricketer to resume outdoor training

On Saturday Shardul Thakur became the first Indian cricketer to return to the nets after a two-month quarantine due to the COVID-19. He resumed his outdoor training by practicing at a local ground at Boisar in Maharashtra’s Palghar district along with some domestic players.   The stadiums in Maharashtra have …

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