Month: May 2020

7:37 PM IST Chris Gayle‘s disparaging remarks against his former franchise Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is likely to earn him some sort of sanction. Such a sanction, Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt hinted, would be in order because Gayle probably brought “disrepute” to the league, which a contracted player cannot
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10:50 AM IST Premier Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is serving a two-year ban (one year suspended) for not reporting a corrupt approach, says not taking things lightly due to “ignorance” is the biggest lesson he has learnt from this whole episode. Shakib was banned by the ICC in October last after he accepted
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10:50 AM IST Australia legspinner Adam Zampa wants to change the perception of him as a limited-overs specialist as he targets more opportunities to develop in the longer format. After losing his place during the World Cup, Zampa reasserted himself as Australia’s premier white-ball spinner during the 2019-20 season, but is desperate for the chance
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8:14 PM IST Ewie Cronje, the former Free State Cricket president and father of the late South Africa captain Hansie Cronje has died. Cronje was suffering from stomach cancer. He was 80. Cronje played 27 first-class matches for Free State between 1960 and 1971 but was better known for his time in administration. He played
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11:45 PM IST ESPNcricinfo staff Somerset have announced that Vernon Philander‘s contract with the club has been cancelled by mutual consent. Philander, who played his final Test match for South Africa against England in January after announcing his retirement from international cricket, had signed a two-year deal with the county on a Kolpak registration. All
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1:06 AM IST Durham and Edgbaston have emerged as further options as international venues for England this summer. At present Emirates Old Trafford (Manchester) and The Ageas Bowl (Southampton) are the favoured options as the ECB look into achieving something close to a bio-secure environment which would allow them to fulfil their international programme of
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