12:17 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Yuvraj Singh, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket and the IPL, has been signed up by the Toronto Nationals for the 2019 season of Global T20 Canada. During his retirement announcement, Yuvraj had indicated his desire to play in overseas T20 leagues, and said that he would seek
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2:16 PM ET Friendly competition to score the quickest centuries and hit the biggest sixes is driving England’s batsmen during the World Cup, according to Moeen Ali. Jason Roy, 97m against Bangladesh Moeen Ali, 93m against Afghanistan Eoin Morgan, 92m against Afghanistan Joe Root, 91m against Afghanistan Jonny Bairstow, 86m against Pakistan Jos Buttler, 85m
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8:57 AM ET After eight months and just three meetings, head of Pakistan cricket committee Mohsin Khan has resigned from his role for unspecified reasons. PCB managing director Wasim Khan will take over the role of leading the committee, the first order of business being a review of the past three years, to begin immediately
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3:19 AM ET Daniel BrettigAssistant editor, ESPNcricinfo Close Assistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when his dad helped him sneak into the family lounge room to watch the end of day-night World Series matches well
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8:23 PM ET David Miller is avoiding stares. He stands half-bent at the non-strikers’ end, flashing bail by his right boot. The opposition’s key batsman puffing a few metres away. Kane Williamson should be heading towards the dressing room. He should have been run out by half-a-metre. Instead mid-off picks up the ball that Miller
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Netherlands 209 for 3 (O’Dowd 82*) beat Zimbabwe 205 for 8 (Taylor 71, Klaassen 2-29) by seven wickets Max O’Dowd pulls over midwicket Peter Della Penna While the cricket watching public are binging on the World Cup, Netherlands made a serious statement by totally outplaying Zimbabwe, with opening batsman Max O’Dowd
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1:09 PM ET Peter Della PennaCricket Close Peter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna Rusty Theron, who played for Kings XI Punjab, Deccan Chargers and
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  shares Rasikh Salam lets rip © BCCI Rasikh Salam, the Jammu and Kashmir youngster who represented Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019, has been banned for two years “following a discrepancy – submission of faulty birth certificate to BCCI”, the Indian board announced via a press statement on Wednesday. Right-arm medium pacer Salam, born on
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4:18 AM ET New Cricket Australia high performance chief Drew Ginn may be set to dictate a change of course for the management of the nation’s fast bowlers, drawing lessons from his multi-Olympic gold medal winning time in rowing.As a member of the “Oarsome Foursome” and subsequent high performance work in both rowing and cycling,
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture The tournament has so far run more or less to expectation of organisers wishing to see as much of the game’s biggest financial drawcards as possible. Bangladesh’s presence as the most likely usurper of an otherwise entrenched top four teams has been underlined by their beatings of South Africa and
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  shares Play 01:20 Swann: England’s bowlers lost their way for a while England 397 for 6 (Morgan 148, Bairstow 90, Naib 3-68) beat Afghanistan 247 for 8 (Shahidi 76, Archer 3-52) by 150 runs As it happened That England decimated another attack, posted a massive total and batted their opponents out of the game
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