Month: November 2019

10:08 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Joe Root has urged Jofra Archer not to underestimate his talent when facing the new challenge posed by New Zealand conditions in the upcoming Test series. Speaking at Mount Maunganui ahead of the first of two Tests, Root backed Archer’s raw pace as a potential game-changer despite this being Archer’s
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4:16 PM GMT Khulna Division’s nine-wicket win over Dhaka Division helped them clinch the 2019-20 NCL title. Last season’s winners Rajshahi Division, meanwhile, were relegated to Tier-2, while Sylhet Division surged with three wins to earn promotion to next season’s Tier-1. Khulna’s title this year is their seventh overall in championship history, helping them pull
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Nov 18, 2019 ESPNcricinfo staff Dhaka Division fast bowler Shahadat Hossain was withdrawn midway through a National Cricket League game on Sunday against Khulna Division, effectively leaving the team with just ten players, after an incident of physical assault on the field. The temperamental 33-year-old fast bowler, who has featured in 38 Tests, 51 ODIs
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© Getty Images Australia’s leaders are finally convinced that Mitchell Starc will not let opposition teams “off the hook” in Test cricket by dropping too short or floating too full, the result of searching discussions in England that were a part of his peripheral role in how Tim Paine’s men retained the Ashes. Starc has
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3:58 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff On the final day of the group stage, Maharashtra and Punjab (Group C), Delhi and Jharkhand (Group E) filled the last four spots for the Super League round of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20. They joined Karnataka and Baroda from Group A, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan from Group B, and
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8:53 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan believes Sarfaraz Ahmed‘s axing does not necessarily spell the end of his international career. Imran, who is currently Pakistan’s prime minister, has almost completely stayed away from any public comment on the nation’s cricket team since he took over the top job. But, taking a
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