Babar Vs. Kholi: Mark Nicholas Picks Babar Instead Of Kohli In All-Formats Of World XI

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 78 total views,  78 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.bolnews.com/ Famous commentator, Mark Nicholas, believes that Babar Azam is a better player in all formats than Virat Kohli. Nicholas nominated his current all-format world XI and included the likes of Babar Azam and Kane Williamson over Indian captain, Virat Kohli. Kohli has been widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in all formats but Nicholas believes that Kohli’s current form doesn’t permit a place in the world XI. Instead, he chose the Pakistani captain to play at the all-crucial number three spot…

Phillips blasts fastest T20 century for NZ

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 92 total views,  92 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Glenn Phillips smashed the fastest Twenty20 International hundred for New Zealand to help the hosts to a 72-run win against West Indies on Sunday and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The middle-order batsman hit eight sixes and 10 fours in his 108 off 51 balls as the hosts, who won the opening T20 by five wickets, posted a massive 238 for three in their 20 overs after put in to bat first at the Bay Oval in Mount…

Ferguson stars as NZ down WI in first T20

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 782 total views,  313 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ AUCKLAND: Paceman Lockie Ferguson unleashed a devastating five-wicket barrage as New Zealand downed the West Indies in a roller coaster Twenty20 International series opener at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. The match — the first international cricket played in New Zealand for almost nine months — produced a nail-biting finale as the Black Caps reached 179-5 in the final over after being set a target of 176. Persistent showers meant the innings were reduced to 16 and many players, particularly the tourists,…

US OPEN 2020 Officially Sanctioned

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 8,866 total views,  912 views today USA Cricket can today confirm that it has officially sanctioned the 2020 edition of the US Open that will be held December 15-20, 2020 at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event now in its 12th year, which is also officially sanctioned by the ICC, gives American players an opportunity to play against players from around the world. The tournament will feature players from the United States and other international cricketing nations across 8 different teams playing out for the US…

Younis Khan named Pakistan batting coach till 2022 T20 World Cup

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 5,573 total views,  218 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan will continue as the batting coach of the national team until at least the 2022 T20 World Cup. Younis was initially appointed Pakistan’s batting coach for the tour of England this summer and will now perform his duties for the upcoming trip to New Zealand where they are set to play three T20Is and two Test matches. Younis’ responsibilities will extend beyond accompanying the team for their travels as he will be based at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Centre in Karachi.…

Shane Watson quits all forms of cricket

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 7,280 total views,  60 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ Australian all-rounder Shane Watson retired from all forms of cricket on Tuesday, drawing the curtain on an injury-plagued career which he managed to extend by reinventing himself as a journeyman Twenty20 specialist. Watson ended his Test career in 2015 and quit international cricket the next year, surrendering in his battle against a litany of injuries that bedevilled his career. He quit Big Bash League last year but played this year’s Indian Premier League where his team Chennai Super Kings failed to make the…

Covid-19 protocols – PCB takes a pragmatic approach

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 13,371 total views,  42 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ Lahore, 8 October 2020: Pakistan Cricket Board has allowed the players and support staff to be joined by their families in the team hotel for the second round of the National T20 Cup, which gets under way in Rawalpindi on Friday, 9 October. However, before reuniting and as part of the PCB Covid-19 protocols, the families will have to undergo two mandatory tests. Once they become part of the bio-secure bubble at the hotel and the venue, they will remain part of it…

Dhoni becomes IPL’s most-capped player

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 11,107 total views,  40 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ DUBAI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most-capped IPL player even as his Chennai Super Kings team — currently bottom of the table — faltered in yet another run chase. The 39-year-old has now played 194 Indian Premier League matches, and overtook on Friday his former India and CSK team-mate Suresh Raina, who has 193 games. The former India skipper Dhoni and Raina both announced their retirement from international cricket last month. But unlike Dhoni, Raina at the last minute pulled out…

IPL player reports alleged fixing approach to anti-corruption unit

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 9,044 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ The Indian Premier League (IPL) has launched an investigation after one of the players in this year’s tournament in the United Arab Emirates reported being approached for possible corruption, the league’s integrity chief told Reuters on Sunday. “Yes, a player has reported an approach. We are looking into it. No further details can be given at present,” Ajit Singh, head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Indian cricket board, said in a text message without identifying the player or the franchise. Cricketers globally…

Quarantine rules delay Sri Lanka Premier League

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 4,434 total views,  1 views today “Chris Gayle was among 30 foreigners available for the LPL, according to Sri Lanka Cricket. ©AFP” /> Colombo (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s cricket Premier League tournament has been put off a second time due to strict quarantine rules for foreign players, the game’s national governing body said Wednesday. The 23-match Lanka Premier League (LPL), originally due to start in August, was rescheduled for November 14, but has now been delayed by one more week, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said. It said the shift was to “ensure…