Month: August 2019

10:12 AM ET Australia are pondering a radical change to their batting line-up for the Old Trafford Test, considering the inclusion of Mitchell Marsh at the expense of Matthew Wade to increase their complement of right-handers. The around-the-wicket line from Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer in particular has been a source of considerable angst for
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10:10 PM ET Alex Malcolm Sydney Sixers have signed fast bowler Jackson Bird for a second stint at the BBL club after helping the Melbourne Stars to the final last season. Bird, 32, who has played nine Tests for Australia and was part of Australia A’s tour of England this winter, has alternated between the
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3:00 AM ET Toss West Indies opt to bowl v India West Indies handed Test debuts to Rahkeem Cornwall and Jahmar Hamilton as their captain Jason Holder chose to bowl in the second Test in Kingston. Needing a win to share the series with India, West Indies brought in Cornwall for fast bowler Miguel Cummins
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8:17 AM ET Bangladesh have left out Mustafizur Rahman from the 15-man squad that will take on Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Chattogram starting next Thursday. Apart from Mustafizur, Tamim Iqbal was also missing from the squad after he was granted a leave by the BCB earlier this month. Squad for one-off Test: Shakib
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Follow the 2019 Vitality Blast at: https://www.ecb.co.uk/t20-blast Worcestershire Rapids beat Birmingham Bears for 9 wickets with an all-round strong display from Moeen Ali. Find out more at ecb.co.uk This is the official channel of the ECB. Watch all the latest videos from the England Cricket Team and England and Wales Cricket Board. Including highlights, interviews,
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10:38 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India men’s allrounder Ravindra Jadeja and women’s wristspinner Poonam Yadav were presented with the Arjuna Award, an honour bestowed by the Indian government to recognise outstanding individual achievement in sports. The pair received their awards from the president of the country, on Thursday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.
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© PTI The DDCA has re-signed former Delhi batsman KP Bhaskar as head coach of the senior team for the 2019-20 season. Bhaskar, a veteran of 95 first-class matches, helmed debutants Uttarakhand to the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals in the previous season. Rajkumar Sharma has been named the bowling coach. Sharma, an off-spinning allrounder, played nine
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12:41 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff West Indies women have recalled offspinner Anisa Mohammed to the squad as they aim to bank on experience for the upcoming ODI series against Australia, which starts on September 5. Mohammed’s last appearance for West Indies came against Pakistan women in February, and, after three wickets across five international games
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12:08 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ajantha Mendis, perhaps cricket’s original mystery spinner in the video analysis age, has announced his retirement from all forms of the game. The 34-year old last played international cricket in 2015, an ODI against New Zealand in Christchurch. The inventor of what became known as the “carrom ball” – legbreaks
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