Month: February 2019

3:00 AM ET Australia women 241 (Haynes 67, Devine 3-32) beat New Zealand women 9 for 236 (Satterthwaite 92, Jonassen 4-43) by five runs Australia clung on for a five-run victory in the opening match of the Rose Bowl series as New Zealand let slip a golden opportunity despite Amy Satterthwaite‘s 92. Jess Jonassen enjoyed
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Find out more at ecb.co.uk To see more exclusives from down under – http://www.ecb.co.uk The first of Graeme Swann’s exclusive Ashes Diary. It’s a good taster of things to come, with the typical Swann quips accompanying some true tales from behind the scenes in Australia. His Jonathan Trott impression is not to be missed!
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5:01 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Justice DK Jain, a retired Supreme Court judge, has been appointed the BCCI’s Ombudsman, the board’s final adjudicating authority under its constitution. The appointment was announced in the Supreme Court on Thursday during a hearing of various issues related to the Justice Lodha recommendations. The post has been vacant since
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10:57 AM ET Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya is almost certainly out of the Port Elizabeth Test after severely dislocating his left thumb while attempting to take a return catch on Thursday, the opening day. Embuldeniya left the field immediately clutching a warped and bloody thumb, before an X-ray revealed the extent of his
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8:34 AM ET Nagraj Gollapudi Sidharth Monga In a dramatic and unprecedented move, the BCCI has prepared a draft letter asking the ICC to ban Pakistan from participating in the upcoming World Cup. ESPNcricinfo understands the letter, which was prepared on Wednesday, will be discussed at a top-level BCCI meeting on Friday and then taken
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3:00 AM ET Toss South Africa chose to bat v Sri Lanka Having scripted an epic win in the first Test at Kingsmead, Sri Lanka received another boost with batsman Kusal Mendis passed fit for the second game at St Georges Park. Kusal Mendis had rolled his ankle during training on the eve of the
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9:51 PM ET Jason Holder was left with a “bitter pill to swallow” as his side failed to defend their highest-ever ODI total against England. Despite making 360 for 8, their fourth-highest ODI total and highest in the Caribbean, West Indies subsided to a six-wicket defeat against an England team that cruised to their victory
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2:56 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Alyssa Healy has had a memorable season and now she has added a world record to her list of accolades after claiming the highest catch of a cricket ball. The feat, released to mark tickets going on sale a year out from the Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, took
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture How will Kusal Perera follow that one up? How will Sri Lanka? After three gruelling months on the road and three consecutive Test series defeats, Perera’s brilliance has finally brought some joy to his team in a Test match that none who witnessed will ever forget. The Kingsmead miracle has
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9:23 AM ET Another Thursday. Another Supreme Court hearing to hear the longstanding case related to the BCCI. On January 17, the two- judge bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and AM Sapre, deferred the hearing after the amicus curiae in the case, Gopal Subramanium, opted to step down. The court appointed senior advocate PS Narasimha
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