Month: August 2019

11:09 AM ET Liam Brickhill Former Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka has died. Chingoka, who was 65, was one of the first black Zimbabweans to make his name in cricket, initially as a player and subsequently in administration. As a seamer and a useful lower-order batsman in his youth, Chingoka captained the South African African
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8:00 AM ET Daniel Brettig in Leeds David Warner shapes to defend Mitchell Starc, misses, and the plastic stumps in the Headingley nets go flying. All manner of dismissals take place in the nets, real or imagined depending on the fields “set” by the bowler or throw-downer, but few quite so dramatic. The moment rather
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10:40 AM ET Daniel Brettig in Leeds “Take back control” has been a pretty loaded phrase in this part of the world ever since its co-option by Dominic Cummings and the Vote Leave campaign that successfully won Britain’s EU referendum in 2016. It is also a highly relevant one to Australia’s Ashes campaign, which began
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India Blue 112 for 6 (Gaikwad 30, Porel 3-26) drew with India Green The first match of the Duleep Trophy 2019-20 between India Blue and India Green was abandoned without Blue completing their first innings after being put in to bat. Persistent rain and a wet outfield at the Just
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