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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni and wife Sakshi completed 10 years as husband and wife on Saturday. The pair tied the knot on July 4, 2010 in Dehradun. The wedding was done in a private ceremony and few had knowledge of the ceremony happening.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Sledging Virat Kohli is a red zone for most teams as they look to avoid a confrontation as that brings the best out of the run-machine and Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood has admitted the same while speaking about the India skipper.
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.
London, July 4 (IANS) Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen's Twitter account has been locked for violating rules, British journalist Piers Morgan said on Saturday.
Melbourne, July 4 (IANS) The dog lover in Ricky Ponting has come to the fore as the former Australia skipper welcomed a puppy in the family and shared the news on social media.
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.
London, July 4 (IANS) England on Saturday announced a 13-man squad for the first Test of the three-match #raisethebat series against West Indies beginning July 8 at the Ageas Bowl. Apart from the squad, nine players will remain at the venue as Test reserves.
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.
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) Jaipur shall soon be getting one of the largest cricket stadiums in the world, with a seating capacity to accomodate around 75,000 spectators.
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.
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.
Rajkot, July 4 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara has hit the nets early with the Australia tour later this year in mind, and the Test specialist batsman on Saturday posted a video of him batting at the nets on social media.