4:52 PM GMT George Dobell Matt Roller Close Matt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98 The PCB is hopeful that an England Lions squad will tour Pakistan next winter. ESPNcricinfo understands that the PCB’s managing director Wasim Khan has engaged in discussions with the ECB, with the hope that a
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12:37 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Mark Wood’s injury-plagued career has suffered another massive setback, with the news that he will miss England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka after the re-occurrence of a left side strain. Wood was England’s stand-out seamer on the recent tour of South Africa, claiming 12 wickets in his two appearances at
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12:21 PM GMT Andrew Fidel Fernando Thisara Perera has made a return to Sri Lanka’s T20I squad after missing the series in India, while fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep and spin-bowling allrounder Shehan Jayasuriya also earn recalls. There was no room, however, for batsmen such as Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Oshada Fernando, who had both impressed in
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11:40 AM GMT ESPN Staff February 28: Women’s T20 World Cup – South Africa v Thailand, Canberra Our XI: Lizelle Lee, Nannapat Koncharoenkai, Nattakan Chantam, Nattaya Boochatham, Chloe Tryon, Marizanne Kapp, Dane van Niekerk, Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Suleeporn Laomi Captain: Dane van Niekerk Captain of the South Africa side, one of their
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12:07 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Joe Root has advocated the use of the Kookaburra ball for half of the County Championship season and an increase in the value of batting bonus points. A switch from the current Dukes ball, which has a more prominent seam and favours old-fashioned swing bowlers, to a Kookaburra for some
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