Anything to do with Cricket

29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 8 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 - 8 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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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 8 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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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 8 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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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - 8 months ago
Shane Warne state memorial service – in pictures
Fans, celebrities and cricket legends flocked to the MCG for a state memorial service to bid farewell to cricketing great Shane Warne. Continue reading...
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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - 8 months ago
England: Nat Sciver goes top of ODI all-rounder rankings
Nat Sciver regains the number one all-rounder ranking in one-day international cricket and rises to second in the batting rankings.
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 8 months ago
No end in sight for Australian dominance, says Healy -
Alyssa Healy believes the young talent coming through in Australian cricket means the world champions can continue to dominate the women's game for the next 10-15 years.
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 8 months ago
Yorkshire get green light to host internationals after reforms approved -
Yorkshire County Cricket Club can continue to host international cricket at Headingley after its members voted in favour of governance reforms on Thursday, meeting the conditions set out by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 8 months ago
Yorkshire free to host international cricket again after members’ vote
Members approve restructure at EGM after Azeem Rafiq scandalCounty can now host New Zealand and South Africa this summerProposals to restructure the board of Yorkshire and enable the county to host international cricket again this s…
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 8 months ago
ECB announces funding for young cricketers from diverse backgrounds - Reuters
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday issued an update to its action plan to tackle racism and discrimination, focused on plans to aid the progress of players from diverse or underprivileged backgrounds into professional cricket.
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 8 months ago
Meg Lanning: Australia's captain desperate for World Cup success
She is the best player in possibly the best international sports side in the world - but who is the real Meg Lanning?
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 8 months ago
Asian cricketer was ‘silenced’ for criticising club’s blackface party
ECB to investigate as game risks losing generation of aspiring players over racismAn Asian cricketer claims he was subject to a disciplinary hearing after calling for an apology from a Leicestershire club whose members “blacked-up” for a fancy dress party. It…
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 9 months ago
Pakistan, Australia vie for series win as test returns to Lahore -
Pakistan and Australia head into a winner-take-all third and final test from Monday as test cricket returns to Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium for the first time since the 2009 attack by gunmen on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team. (For a FACTBOX on the mat…
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 9 months ago
Small change will not make the difference English cricket needs, says Strauss
Sir Andrew Strauss warns that English cricket may need more than just incremental change if it wants to produce a quality men's Test team.
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 9 months ago
Roman Abramovich and the End of Soccer’s Oligarch Era
Stripped of its Russian benefactor, Chelsea now faces a reckoning. Soccer’s will come next.
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 9 months ago
South Africa survive to beat Pakistan at Women's Cricket World Cup
South Africa survive to beat Pakistan by six runs in another thrilling finish at the Women's Cricket World Cup.
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656f443bf945c1d489be8648db415f13 Cynthia @Cynthia - 9 months ago
Cricket faces discrimination ‘reckoning’, warns independent report chair
‘All is not well in cricket,’ warns ICEC chair Cindy ButtsMore than 4,000 have shared experiences of discriminationCricket is “facing a reckoning” as a result of the Azeem Rafiq affair and needs to take a long look in the mirror whe…
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