Williamson for me has a very good technique in current era: Hussain

London, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is an example of a batsman with great technique, according to former England captain turned commentator Nasser Hussain. Hussain said Williamson is someone who can adapt his game to any format in any condition in the world.


Kohli, Ishant troll Mayank on ‘Upside Down’ training post

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian cricketers have got back to training in whatever way they can and have been posting photos and videos of the same on their social media handles. They have also been challenging each other on work out routines, as Indian captain Virat Kohli and all-rounder Hardik Pandya did with each other recently on flying push-ups.

‘Have provided more information to ICC ACU Chairman on 2011 WC final’

Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that he has provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) with more evidence on his claim that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed. Aluthgamage said that he had provided ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chairman Alex Marshall with more evidence when the latter had contacted him via e-mail.

Ganguly used to make me wait for the toss every single time: Nasser

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly and former England skipper Nasser Hussain have had quite a few epic battles on the cricket pitch and while they are both good friends off it, the former English captain has admitted that he hated the Indian skipper for making him wait at the toss. But with time Nasser has realised that the current BCCI President is a lovely person.

Windies hoping to emulate Headingley 2017 performance: Simmons

London, July 4 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons said that the West Indies are drawing strength from their previous tour of England. The series started with a crushing defeat at Edgbaston for the visitors but they followed that with a stunning win at Headingley where they chased down a target of 322.

Wish of Gavaskar became a reality in the Madras Test: Srikkanth

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Former India opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth believes that Sunil Gavaskar was one of the greatest leaders of Indian cricket and it was his good fortune to also be Gavaskars opening partner, apart from playing under him. He picked the Madras Test against Pakistan in 1987 as one of his favourite moments playing with the legend.

CA, players avoid pay dispute by postponing revenue projections

Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Cricket Australia and the country's players' union have seemingly avoided a pay dispute after both parties decided to defer revenue predictions after the coronavirus pandemic. CA had previously planned to distribute a significantly reduced amount into the player payment pool that was negotiated with the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) as a fixed percentage of revenue under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2017.

Market not ready to support IPL with same fervour, feels Uday Shankar

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Uday Shankar, President of The Walt Disney Company, APAC, and Chairman of Star and Disney India, believes the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the market which in turn in not ready to support the 2020 edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) with same fervour as it used to in the past.