Month: February 2020

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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Play 04:56 February 27: Australia vs Bangladesh at the Manuka Oval, Canberra Our XI: Alyssa Healy, Nigar Sultana, Ashleigh Gardner, Meg Lanning, Murshida Khatun, Rachael Haynes, Salma Khatun, Ellyse Perry, Panna Ghosh, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt Captain: Alyssa Healy Healy has had a horrid time in recent T20Is. She has 6 single-digit scores in her
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7:10 AM GMT Varun Shetty The Ranji Trophy will feature the Decision Review System (DRS), although in a “limited” capacity, for the first time in the upcoming semi-finals and finals rounds of the tournament, which begins from Saturday. It is understood that each team will have four reviews per innings, and the tools that will
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6:12 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Steve Smith, the former Australia captain, will skipper Welsh Fire in The Hundred this year. Smith was stripped of the Australian captaincy following the Newlands ball-tampering scandal in 2018, banned from playing cricket for year and barred from leading any side under Cricket Australia’s jurisdiction for a further year after
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7:57 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Cricket West Indies has suspended Jamiaca offspinners John Campbell (a part-time bowler who opened the batting for West Indies in all three formats last year) and Pete Salmon from bowling in domestic West Indies matches with immediate effect, for illegal bowling actions. CWI confirmed that opinion reports from independent assessors
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