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ICC mulls separate broadcast rights for women’s cricket after stellar T20 WC

The big success of the Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia this year has forced the ICC to explore the option of inviting separate bidders for women’s cricket for the 2023-31 cycle.   With a total of 1.1 billion video views, this edition was the most-watched ICC Women’s event ever, …

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No cricket means ECB could lose 300 million pounds

The COVID-19 pandemic might have a severe impact on the financial condition of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as it is set to lose over 300 million pounds if no cricket is played during the upcoming season.   The situation has been further worsened due to the refusal …

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Shane Warne picks his all-time India XI

Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne picked current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly as the skipper of his all-time India XI. He excluded the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and VVS Laxman but included Sachin Tendulkar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.   Warne has also excluded present Indian skipper Virat Kohli from his …

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Announcement of players contract list deferred by Cricket Australia

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the major sporting events were called off or postponed. A number of cricket tournaments were rescheduled as well. The cricket boards had to end or postpone their respective domestic actions. Meanwhile the boards kept the off-field action ongoing. While South Africa named the …

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Abdur Razzak approached by BCB for vacant national selectors’ position

Former Bangladeshi international cricketer Abdur Razzak, who is still actively playing in the domestic circuit, has been approached by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for a vacant national selectors’ position.   The Board has been on the lookout for the third member of their selection panel after the exit of …

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No professional cricket in England till May 28

The England and Cricket Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that no professional game will take place in the country till May 28 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. They are, thus, planning to start the season from June or July, with two high profile series’ likely to be postponed. …

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New Zealand cricket team self-isolated after returning from Australia

The New Zealand men’s cricket team along with the coaches and support staff have been put under self-isolation for 14 days after returning from Australia last week. The move comes after the New Zealand government made it mandatory for travelers to self isolate themselves after returning from foreign countries in …

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Australia – New Zealand ODI series postponed

The last two matches of the Chappell-Hadlee one-day series between Australia and New Zealand have been called off amid novel coronavirus fears with the New Zealand government placing travel restrictions. The two games will not take place along with the three-match T20I series between the two teams in New Zealand …

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India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Buoyant South Africa take on hopeful India in tensed environment

The keyword ahead of the first ODI between India and South Africa at Dharamsala is ‘Corona’. The widespread COVID-19 has had Indian officials and the BCCI in trouble with reports surfacing that the Indian Premier League could be played behind closed doors without crowd in the stadiums. Much of IPL’s …

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Virat Kohli on the verge of becoming the fastest to 12000 ODI runs

India skipper Virat Kohli didnt have the best of outings in New Zealand as he amassed only 75 runs in the three-match ODI series and followed that up with another lean patch in the two-match Test series. But he would be eager to put an end to his drought and …

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