Indian players keen to play in The Hundred, says Eoin Morgan

England’s white ball captain Eoin Morgan, who also leads Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, claims that a lot of Indian players are interested in being a part of his country’s ambitious The Hundred league as well as other franchise events across the globe. Morgan also urged the game’s administrators to have a roadmap for […]

Hanuma Vihari set for county stint with Warwickshire

HANUMA VIHARI may have missed the IPL bus, but India’s Test specialist is all set for a county stint at Warwickshire. The right-handed batsman in order to prepare for the upcoming six-Test season is believed to have left for the UK and would be featuring in at least three games for Warwickshire. “Yes, Vihari will […]

Sarah Taylor to make comeback with Welsh Fire in the Hundred

FORMER England women’s player Sarah Taylor will be playing cricket again as she joins Welsh Fire for the inaugural season of The Hundred. One of the best wicketkeepers of all time, Taylor was part of the England sides that won the Twenty20 and 50-overs World Cups in 2009. The 31-year-old featured for England in 226 […]

Sachin Tendulkar hospitalised a week after testing Covid-19 positive

INDIA batting legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Friday (2) that he has been admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after testing positive for Covid-19 last week. He had previously isolated himself at home after testing positive following mild symptoms. “As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised,” he said […]

Azharuddin backs Pant as future India captain

Former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin feels swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will be a frontrunner to lead his country in future, having established himself across formats in the past few months. The highly-rated Pant is set to lead the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League this season in the absence of injured regular skipper Shreyas […]

England cricketers will benefit from playing IPL ahead of T20 World Cup: Stokes

The increased participation of English players in the IPL, where there is constant pressure to perform, will benefit them during the T20 World Cup to be held in India later this year, reckons star all-rounder Ben Stokes. Over the years more and more English players have chosen to take part in the lucrative league. This […]

England opener Roy joins IPL’s Sunrisers Hyderabad

England opening batsman Jason Roy has joined Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad as a replacement for Australia’s Mitchell Marsh, his county side Surrey announced on Wednesday. The 30-year-old looked likely to miss out on the tournament after no bids were made for him during the mini-auction in February. At the time, Roy tweeted that […]

England will not panic despite India tour defeats: Buttler

Consecutive Test, Twenty20 and One-Day series defeats would be enough for most cricket nations to ring the changes, but not England, according to team stalwart Jos Buttler. India captain Virat Kohli said after claiming the ODIs with a seven-run win in a tense decider on Sunday that it had been “sweet” to beat old rivals […]

Kohli warns players ‘cooked’ in bubble life ahead of IPL season

Virat Kohli says cricketers are suffering after months of bio-secure “bubble” life during the coronavirus pandemic as they head into the high-stress environment of the Indian Premier League. Kohli, one of the game’s most disciplined captains, raised his concerns after his India side edged England by seven runs in a thrilling decider to clinch the […]

Sri Lanka’s bowling coach returns after pay spat

Sri Lanka’s fast bowling coach Chaminda Vaas returned to his job a month after quitting over a pay dispute that was “amicably resolved,” the cricket board said on Friday. Former Test player Vaas, 47, quit on the eve of the national team’s departure to the West Indies last month. He stepped down days after replacing […]

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