Anything to do with Cricket

62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - about 2 months ago
Rob Key’s appointment represents a gamble for rudderless England | Mark Ramprakash
The new managing director of cricket impressed at Sky but his lack of experience is a concern for an ECB lacking leadershipRob Key is someone I have known for a very, very, long time. He’s been involved in cricket through his career; as a player, as a captain…
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - about 2 months ago
England white-ball skipper Morgan says coaching roles should be split - Reuters
The England cricket board (ECB) should have different coaches for the men's team for all three formats owing to the "demands" of the game, white-ball captain Eoin Morgan said.
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - about 2 months ago
‘An absolute honour’: England appoint Rob Key as director of men’s cricket
Former England batter takes helm at ‘challenging time’Tom Harrison says: ‘Rob stood out in a very competitive field’England have appointed Rob Key as their permanent managing director of men’s cricket. The former Kent captain has ta…
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - about 2 months ago
Nominations for Pakistan PM due; supporters of ousted Khan expected to protest -
Candidates for Pakistan's next prime minister are due to file nomination papers on Sunday after incumbent Imran Khan lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, bringing an end to the former cricket star's nearly four years in power.
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 2 months ago
Stokes succeeds Root as England's test captain -
England have appointed all-rounder Ben Stokes as their test captain to succeed Joe Root in the job, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday.
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 2 months ago
Power-hitting coaches will soon be the norm, says batting guru -
If bowlers increasingly become cannon fodder in Twenty20 cricket, people like Julian Wood might be to blame.
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 2 months ago
England advertise for separate red-ball, white-ball coaches - Reuters
The England cricket board (ECB) look set to return to a split coaching set-up after inviting applications for two new head coaches, following Chris Silverwood's resignation.
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - 2 months ago
Australia board, players sign deal to issue NFTs - Reuters
Australia's cricket board and players union have signed a multi-year licensing deal to issue NFTs (non-fungible tokens) as they seek to tap the market for digital collectibles.
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 2 months ago
Root steps down as England test captain - board statement - Reuters
Joe Root has stepped down as England's test captain, the country's cricket board said on Friday, succumbing to pressure from influential figures within the game following a run of poor results capped by dispiriting tours of Australia and the Caribbean.
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 2 months ago
Afghanistan name ex-Pakistan players Younis, Gul as consultants - Reuters
Afghanistan have appointed former Pakistan players Younis Khan and Umar Gul as batting and bowling consultants respectively for their training camp in the United Arab Emirates, the country's cricket board (ACB) said.
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 2 months ago
West Indies all-rounder Pollard retires from international cricket -
West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard announced his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday, calling time on a career which saw him feature more than 200 times across one-day and Twenty20 internationals.
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 2 months ago
Australian rules-Franklin's 1000th AFL goal prompts Sydney pitch invasion - Reuters
Tens of thousands of Sydney Swans supporters swamped the Sydney Cricket Ground in celebration on Friday when forward Lance "Buddy" Franklin booted his 1,000th career goal in top-flight Australian rules football.
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 2 months ago
Ashleigh Barty to play in golf exhibition series
Former tennis world number one Ashleigh Barty fuels suggestions she may attempt a top-level career in a third sport after signing up to compete in a golf exhibition.
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 2 months ago
Stuart Broad distances himself from interim England cricket captaincy
‘It is not something I have given any thought to,’ says bowlerBroad suggests Ben Stokes should replace departed Joe RootStuart Broad appears to have distanced himself from succeeding Joe Root as England’s Test captain. Broad, 35, ha…
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 3 months ago
England World Cup winner Shrubsole retires from international cricket - Reuters
England's World Cup-winning bowler Anya Shrubsole has announced her retirement from international cricket at the age of 30, the country's cricket board (ECB) said on Thursday.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 3 months ago
McDonald says no clarity on Australia coach's role -
Australia's interim coach, Andrew McDonald, has held discussions with Cricket Australia (CA) about a full-time role but has little clarity about what the job entails, the 40-year-old said on Monday.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 3 months ago
Australia to say farewell to lovable rogue Warne -
More than three weeks after Shane Warne's death at a Thailand villa, his statue at the Melbourne Cricket Ground remains decorated with flowers, cigarettes and beer cans left by fans mourning the loss of one of cricket's most authentic characters.
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 3 months ago
Andrew McDonald set to be named Australia’s cricket head coach
Cricket Australia lock in Langer’s permanent replacementMcDonald expected to take charge of all three formatsAndrew McDonald will be named as Australia’s men’s cricket coach after impressing as an interim boss during the tour of Pak…
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 3 months ago
Australia farewells "legend" Warne at MCG memorial -
Australian cricketer Shane Warne was farewelled at a state memorial at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday where tens of thousands of people gathered to remember one of the game's finest players at his home stadium.
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 3 months ago
IPL matches to have some spectators as COVID restrictions ease -
Fans will be allowed to attend matches during the Indian Premier League (IPL), which starts on Saturday, with COVID-19 restrictions easing in the country, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday.
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 3 months ago
Pakistan parliament to begin debate of no-confidence in PM Khan -
Pakistan's parliament will on Thursday begin a debate of no-confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, which could see the former cricket star ousted and the return of political uncertainty in the nuclear-armed country.
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 3 months ago
Warne state memorial to be held at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 30 -
A state memorial service for cricketing great Shane Warne will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the evening of March 30, the Premier of his home state Victoria announced on Wednesday.
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 3 months ago
UK govt backs calls to cut funding unless ECB tackles racism -
The British government has supported a parliamentary committee's recommendation to limit public funding for cricket unless the sport can demonstrate continuous progress in getting rid of racism, it said on Thursday.
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - 3 months ago
The Spin | Hairdryer treatment and other fads: a history of cricket pitch-drying ideas
How to make wet surfaces playable has long exercised cricket administrators but delays remain a frustrating part of the gameIn 1903 a poem was published in the popular magazine Truth about the English cricket season:Sing a song of fixtures, of wickets never d…
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 3 months ago
I would tell Joe Root to step down as England skipper, says former captain Michael Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says he would tell Joe Root to step down if he asked for his advice.
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