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Sydney Sixers' third request to get Steve Smith for BBL final turned down
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) side Sydney Sixers' third and last bid to have Australian batter Steve Smith on board for their BBL-11 final later on Friday against Perth Scorchers has been turned down by Cricket Australia (CA).
2022-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup Qualifier A to begin with Oman v Nepal clash in Muscat
Muscat, Jan 28 (IANS) Hosts Oman will take on Nepal in the opening game of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A, which will get underway here on February 18. The tournament is one of two global qualifiers that together form the final stages of the qualification process for the Men's T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in Australia.
2022-01-28
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy to take place in two phases this season: Jay Shah
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jay Shah, the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday said that the Ranji Trophy will be held this season in two phases. Shah added that the first phase will have all league matches while the second phase will see the knockouts being held in June.
2022-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Shahid Afridi tests positive for Covid-19
Karachi, Jan 27 (IANS) Former a[ ll-rounder Shahid Afridi, who is representing Quetta Gladiators in this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL), has tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. The former Pakistan captain will quarantine himself at home following PCB's protocols and will be reintegrated into the squad after a negative test.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Women's Hundred competition shortened to avoid clash with Commonwealth Games 2022
London, Jan 27 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday announced that the 2022 women's hundred competition has been shortened by eight matches to avoid a clash with the Commonwealth Games (CWG) at Birmingham.
2022-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Krunal Pandya's Twitter account hacked; hacker asks for bitcoins from followers
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India all-rounder Krunal Pandya became a victim of cybercrime after someone hacked into his Twitter account, demanding Bitcoins from the followers on Thursday.
2022-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND: This ODI series has been a "good eye-opener" for us, says Dravid
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) After suffering a crushing 3-0 loss against South Africa, head coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that this series is a "good eye-opener" for the team but there is still a lot of time before the 2023 ODI World Cup and India will get better in the near future.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
England score dramatic one-run win against West Indies, level T20I series
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 24 (IANS) Jason Roy's middle-order flurry and plenty of luck helped England claim their first win in any format since November 1, defeating hosts West Indies by a single run in the second T20 International at the Kensington Oval here on Monday (IST).
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
After Ashes success, Australia's big challenge is to do well overseas: Lyon
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels that while the country's cricket team has ample depth, the real test will come when the side plays overseas tours, especially in the sub-continent.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: It's surreal; doesn't feel real, says Raghuvanshi on batting performance
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Under-19 cricketer Angkrish Raghuvanshi has said that he is still soaking in the landmark achievement of securing a double-century partnership with Raj Bawa in their U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against Uganda at the Brian Lara Stadium.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It means a lot as a player, says Bavuma on 3-0 ODI win against India
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma said winning the ODI series 3-0 against India means a lot for him as a player. He added that defeating a strong India side at home speaks volumes of his captaincy in white-ball cricket.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Losses are part of learning process: Laxman tells dejected Ugandan U-19 team
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Former India cricketer VVS Laxman, who is part of the Indian team's support staff at the U-19 Cricket World Cup here, gave a pep-talk to the Ugandan side after it lost to India Under-19 by 326 runs in a Group B game here on January 22.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan captain Babar Azam named ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Monday was named as ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Azam beat competition from Bangladesh's Shakib al Hasan, South Africa's Janneman Malan and Ireland's Paul Sterling to win the award. Earlier, in this edition of the ICC awards, Azam was selected as the captain of the men's ODI and T20I elevens of the year 2021.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Erasmus adjudged as ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa's Marais Erasmus on Monday has been adjudged as the ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021. It is the third time Erasmus is winning the David Shepherd Trophy after winning it previously in 2016 and 2017.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Happy with the progression of the side, says SA coach Boucher
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South African cricket head coach Mark Boucher said he was happy with the "progression" of the side, adding that the team had turned the corner following victories in the Test and ODI series against India.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India fined for slow over-rate after losing third ODI
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) India have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the third and final ODI of the series in Cape Town on Sunday. In the match, India were bowled out for 283 in 49.2 overs while chasing 288 at the Newlands Cricket Ground, which meant South Africa won the series 3-0.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India opener Smriti Mandhana named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana on Monday was named as ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. After being named in the ICC's women's T20I team of the year, Smriti has now won the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy awarded to the ICC women's cricketer of the year for the second time after 2018.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England captain Root named ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) England captain Joe Root on Monday has been named as the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Root beat stiff competition from New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson, Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne and India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to clinch the award.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Zimbabwe great Taylor alleges Indian businessman tried to force him to spot-fix matches
Harare, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Zimbabwe wicketkeeper-batter Brendan Taylor has made explosive claims that an unnamed Indian businessman allegedly tried to force him to spot-fix international games, threatening to make public a video of the cricketer taking cocaine if he did not submit to his command.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Dissecting the reasons behind where India lost the ODI series
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India had started their tour of South Africa on a bright note, winning the Centurion Test by 113 runs. But after that, South Africa came back to win the next two Tests and take the series 2-1. One expected that with the ODI series, there will be a change in results.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Lizelle Lee adjudged as ICC women's ODI Cricketer of the Year
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa opener Lizelle Lee on Monday was adjudged as the ICC women's ODI Cricketer of the Year. Lizelle beat the challenge from Englands Tammy Beaumont, West Indies' Hayley Matthews and Pakistan's Fatima Sana to be the first player from South Africa to win the award.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi named ICC men's Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Monday was named as the ICC men's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. At 21 years, Afridi is the youngest cricketer ever to get the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy and is the first Pakistani player to receive the honour as well. It is also the fourth individual trophy bagged by Pakistan in this edition of the ICC awards.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Athapaththu leads Sri Lanka in winning ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu produced a superb all-round effort to help her team defeat Bangladesh by 22 runs and win the ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Cricket
SA vs Ind: Big thank you BCCI, Jay Shah, Ganguly and the Indian players, says Graeme Smith
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith has thanked BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah and the Indian team for showing 'faith' in Cricket South Africa (CSA) to organise the tour of the country, which concluded on Sunday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India opener Smriti Mandhana named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021 (ld)
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana on Monday was named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. After being named in the ICC's women's T20I team of the year, Smriti has now won the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy awarded to the ICC women's cricketer of the year for the second time after 2018.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Lucknow IPL franchise announces name, to be called Lucknow Super Giants
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The official IPL team of Lucknow, owned by RPSG Group, named its side Lucknow Super Giants on Saturday ahead of the mega auction. The announcement was made by Sanjiv Goenka on social media on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Bawa, Raghuvanshi's tons help India smash several records on way to crushing Uganda
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 23 (IANS) Raj Bawa and Angkrish Raghuvanshi smashed fine centuries as India recorded their second-highest score in an Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup match to crush Uganda by a massive 326 runs, as the four-time champions went through as group winners to the Super League of the ICC U-19 World Cup at the Brian Lara Stadium here on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Pakistan thrash PNG, set up Super League clash with Australia
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan eased to one of the most facile wins in the current edition of the Under-19 ICC Cricket World, thrashing Papua New Guinea by nine wickets in a low-scoring Group C game at the Queen's Park Oval here on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Sydney Sixers' Dan Christian slams Cricket Australia for not allowing Smith to play in BBL
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) side Sydney Sixers' all-rounder Dan Christian has slammed Cricket Australia (CA) for not allowing batting stalwart Steve Smith from playing in their Play-off game against Perth Scorchers, which they lost by 49 runs at the Marvel Stadium here.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Holder takes 4 wickets as England suffer crushing 9-wicket loss to West Indies
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) England's T20 International series against hosts West Indies got off to a disappointing start with the Eoin Morgan-led side suffering a nine-wicket defeat in a D/N match at the Kensington Oval on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Afghanistan, Bangladesh score big wins; sail into Super League
Diego Martin (Trinidad), Jan 23 (IANS) Afghanistan and Bangladesh scored big wins against their rivals, Zimbabwe and UAE, respectively as they advanced to the Super League quarterfinals on the final day of group-stage matches in the Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England's Hobart drinking session video has faced unfair public scrutiny: Gillespie
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie feels the video of England players in the drinking session with their opponents has faced unfair public scrutiny.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Have to come back in next game with a fresh game plan: Eoin Morgan
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan stressed upon coming back stronger in the next match against West Indies with a fresh game plan.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia's Vlaeminck out of women's Ashes and World Cup due to stress fracture
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia pacer Tayla Vlaeminck has been ruled out of the ongoing women's Ashes and Cricket World Cup due to a stress fracture in the right foot. Tayla, who missed Saturday's abandoned second T20I in the women's Ashes at the Adelaide Oval, was seen wearing a 'moon boot'.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) India captain KL Rahul won the toss and opted to bowl first against South Africa in the third and final ODI of the three-match series, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Have huge sympathy for Root and Silverwood: Stuart Broad
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad on Sunday said he has a huge amount of sympathy for Test captain Joe Root and head coach Chris Silverwood after the 4-0 thrashing in the Ashes. Since the shambolic Ashes result in Australia, critics have asked for Root and Silverwood to be sacked in order to do a complete revamp of England's approach to red-ball cricket.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
This is the 'blueprint' I want from my players: Pollard after big win over England
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard said after his side's nine-wicket victory over England in the opening T20I that this is the "blueprint" he wants his players to adopt going forward.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Oman's Zeeshan, Austria's Zepeda named ICC Associate Cricketers of the Year 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood and Austria's Andrea-Mae Zepeda have been named as ICC Associate Cricketers of the Year 2021 for men's and women's respectively. It is the first set of the individual awards named by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for best performers in international cricket in men's and women's cricket.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rain washes out third Australia-England Ashes T20I in Adelaide
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Rain played spoilsport for a second straight game as the third Ashes T20I between Australia Women and England Women was washed out without a ball being bowled, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan named ICC Men's T20I cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan on Sunday was voted the ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Rizwan, also Pakistan's wicket-keeper, saw off stiff competition from England's Jos Buttler, Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga and Australia's Mitchell Marsh to grab the award.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Beaumont named Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year ahead of Mandhana
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) England opener Tammy Beaumont on Sunday was voted as the ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Tammy beat competition from fellow team-mate Nat Sciver, India's Smriti Mandhana and Ireland's Gaby Lewis to win the award.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Janneman Malan and Fatima Sana named as ICC's Emerging Players of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) South Africa opener Janneman Malan and Pakistan pacer Fatima Sana on Sunday were adjudged as the ICC emerging players of the year for 2021 in men's and women's sections respectively.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Important that one of the top-order batters bats through the innings: Mithali Raj
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) India captain Mithali Raj said on Sunday that it will be important if one of the top-order batters takes responsibility to bat throughout the innings in order to achieve 250-plus scores consistently.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Want Jhulan to be at her peak when the World Cup starts: Ramesh Powar
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) India head coach Ramesh Powar on Sunday stated that managing the workload of veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami will be essential as the team will want her to be at her peak when the women's Cricket World Cup begins from March 4.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
If Rohit is fit, why can't he be the captain in Tests too: Ravi Shastri
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Former head coach Ravi Shastri has said that Rohit Sharma should be made a full-time Test captain of India, provided the senior batter can maintain his fitness.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: De Kock century helps South Africa post 287 against India
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) A fantastic century by Quinton de Kock (124 off 130) helped South Africa post a challenging 287 against India in the third and final ODI of the three-match series, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Too much importance is being given to strike rate: Mithali Raj
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) India skipper Mithali Raj believes too much importance is being given to strike rate and wants her batters to focus on playing knocks and stitching partnership to lead the team to victory.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'Rest Ashwin, bring back KulCha combo': Calls for Kuldeep's return gain pace
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) As veteran offie Ravichandran Ashwin failed to impress in his comeback to the ODI fold in the ongoing three-match series against South Africa, the call to bring back young spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the Indian white ball team has gained pace among cricket fanatics.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Janneman Malan, Fatima Sana named ICC's Emerging Players of the Year for 2021 (Ld)
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) South Africa opener Janneman Malan and Pakistan pacer Fatima Sana were on Sunday adjudged as the ICC emerging players of the year for 2021 in men's and women's respectively.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Australian Open: Ash Barty beats Anisimova, to face Pegula in quarters
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty booked her place in the 2022 Australian Open quarter-finals with a win over Amanda Anisimova, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket