Women’s World Cup postponed due to lack of preparation time, says event CEO – Cricket news

[ad_1] Concerns around players’ preparation in a short time led to the postponement of the ICC Women’s ODI World Cup and the decision had nothing to do with safety issues pertaining to COVID-19 in New Zealand, according to the event’s CEO Andrea Nelson. The showpiece, scheduled to start in February 2021, was postponed by a … Read more Women’s World Cup postponed due to lack of preparation time, says event CEO – Cricket news

IPL 2020: Governing Council meet on Aug 2 to finalise fixtures

[ad_1] The possibility of bio-bubble and the fixtures of the Indian Premier League will be decided when the tournament’s Governing Council meets virtually on August 2. Earlier, it was decided the meeting will be held on August 1, but Governing Council chairman, Brijesh Patel, told Sportstar on Tuesday that the the meeting will now be … Read more IPL 2020: Governing Council meet on Aug 2 to finalise fixtures

Stuart Broad can claim 600 Test wickets, says Atherton

[ad_1] Seasoned pacer Stuart Broad has shown that he still has “fire in the belly” to achieve a lot more for England, said former skipper Michael Atherton, asserting that the “champion sportsman” has the potential to claim 600 Test wickets. After being ignored for the series opener against the West Indies in Southampton, the 34-year-old … Read more Stuart Broad can claim 600 Test wickets, says Atherton

Gough backs Sibley, says double ton against Ashwin proof of ability to play spin

[ad_1] Former seamer Darren Gough has vouched for England opener Dom Sibley’s ability to play spin, saying if he could dominate India’s R. Ashwin on way to a double ton in county cricket, he is good enough to play any spinner in the world. The 24-year-old Sibley, who has scored two fifties and a hundred … Read more Gough backs Sibley, says double ton against Ashwin proof of ability to play spin

What’s the road ahead for Women’s T20 Challenge?

[ad_1] The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council (GC) chairman Brijesh Patel on Friday told Sportstar that the future of the Women’s T20 Challenge will be up for discussion in the GC meeting next week. “We will be discussing all those matters (regarding the tournament) in the meeting,” Patel said. While he did not specify whether the … Read more What’s the road ahead for Women’s T20 Challenge?

MSK Prasad: Squad of 26 a good idea for India tour of Australia

[ad_1] A mandatory 14-day quarantine period in Adelaide before the start of India’s marquee Test series against Australia might prompt the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to send a ‘jumbo’ squad much like the West Indies and Pakistan in England, feels former chairman of selectors M. S. K. Prasad. Pakistan is travelling … Read more MSK Prasad: Squad of 26 a good idea for India tour of Australia

England vs West Indies second Test Day 5 Live cricket score: Campbell falls early in chase of 312

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE coverage of Day five of the second Test match between England and West Indies at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. – England 469/9 dec, 129/3 dec; West Indies 17/1 after 7 overs (Kraigg Brathwaite 11, Shai Hope 2) There was an appeal from Broad after a delivery came … Read more England vs West Indies second Test Day 5 Live cricket score: Campbell falls early in chase of 312

England leads West Indies by 219 runs after visitor avoids follow-on

[ad_1] West Indies collapsed from 227-4 at tea to 287 all out in the final session on Day 4, narrowly avoiding having to follow on in the second Test against England on Sunday. England was 37-2 in its second innings at stumps with a lead of 219 runs. Kemar Roach (2-14) claimed both wickets with … Read more England leads West Indies by 219 runs after visitor avoids follow-on

Sibley accidentally uses saliva, umpires forced to disinfect ball

[ad_1] In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Cricket Counil (ICC) has imposed a ban on using saliva to shine the cricket ball. The new rule seemed to have skipped Dom Sibley’s mind for a moment as the England opener used saliva on the ball on Sunday during the second Test against West … Read more Sibley accidentally uses saliva, umpires forced to disinfect ball

England vs West Indies second Test Day 4 Live Cricket Score Updates: Bess strikes to remove Joseph

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of Day 4 of the second Test match between England and West Indies at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. – West Indies 111/2 after 38 overs (Kraigg Brathwaite 35, Shai Hope 24) A boundary to end the over and the partnership is growing steadily. – FOUR- Full toss … Read more England vs West Indies second Test Day 4 Live Cricket Score Updates: Bess strikes to remove Joseph