Anything to do with Cricket

1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 8 months ago
Former Yorkshire academy player alleges racist abuse from team-mates
A former Yorkshire academy player has given BBC Sport a detailed account of experiencing alleged racism from team-mates at the club as a 14-year-old.
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 8 months ago
‘It is so normalised’: community in Yorkshire on cricket racism scandal
Cricket-loving south Asian residents express little surprise but much resigned anger towards a club they see as unwelcomingThe Azeem Rafiq revelations have not come as a great surprise to Yorkshire men and women of south Asian backgrounds, many of whom interv…
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 8 months ago
Yorkshire racism scandal as relevant to England squad as on-field feats - Morgan
The Yorkshire County Cricket Club racism scandal is "as serious and as relevant" to England's squad as any of their feats on the field, says captain Eoin Morgan.
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 8 months ago
'Now is your time to be heard' - Holding tells cricket discrimination victims to come forward
West Indies great Michael Holding urges individuals to 'share your story' of discrimination within cricket to a wide-ranging inquiry.
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 8 months ago
Yorkshire cricket's race row exposes a sport that's gone backwards | Mihir Bose
The abuse faced by Azeem Rafiq took place in a game that is getting whiter, and more out of touch with modern BritainThe racism that cricketer Azeem Rafiq suffered while playing for Yorkshire goes beyond the county to the very heart of the English game. It re…
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 8 months ago
Morgan wants England to tackle racism 'head on' - Reuters
England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan wants the cricket board to tackle the Yorkshire racism row "head on", insisting there was no place for any kind of discrimination against any player.
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76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 8 months ago
Yorkshire CCC needs to be ‘dragged into 2021’, says Mark Ramprakash
Former England batsman criticises club’s ‘disappointing’ reaction to racism allegations and calls for action to promote diversityThe former England batsman Mark Ramprakash has called for Yorkshire County Cricket Club to be “dragged into 2021” after what he sa…
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 8 months ago
Former skipper Dravid appointed Indian men's cricket team head coach - Reuters
Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been appointed the head coach of the men's national team to succeed Ravi Shastri, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said in a statement on Wednesday.
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 8 months ago
Australian Hall of Fame all-rounder Davidson dies aged 92 - Reuters
Alan Davidson, the first player to score 100 runs and take 10 wickets in a single test match, has died at the age of 92, Cricket Australia announced on Saturday.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 8 months ago
T20 World Cup: The toxic trolling of India's cricket stars
As online abuse becomes the main form of venting, many worry about the toxicity cricketers face on social media.
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 8 months ago
Indian police arrest seven for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan cricket win
Young Muslims face charges including ‘promoting enmity’ after match at T20 World Cup in DubaiIndian police have arrested seven Muslim youths for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match on Sunday.Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister Yo…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 8 months ago
De Kock misses T20 World Cup game as South Africa players told to take knee
De Kock ‘made himself unavailable for personal reasons’Cricket South Africa issued team directive earlier on TuesdayQuinton de Kock did not take part in South Africa’s Twenty20 World Cup match against West Indies, after the team wer…
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 8 months ago
Taliban officials celebrate cricket win but Kabul streets subdued - Reuters
Taliban officials took to social media on Monday to congratulate the Afghan national cricket team for winning a match in the Twenty20 World Cup, but there was a muted response on the streets of Kabul where such wins were celebrated enthusiastically in the pas…
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 8 months ago
Stokes added to England's Ashes squad - Reuters
All-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to England's squad for the Ashes tour of Australia, England's cricket board said on Monday.
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 8 months ago
T20 World Cup: Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim famous win
Pakistan hammer India by 10 wickets to claim a famous win over their great rivals at the Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai.
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 8 months ago
Afghanistan hope World Cup success can bring joy back home - Reuters
Afghanistan's Twenty20 World Cup preparation has been far from ideal in the aftermath of the country's Taliban takeover in August but captain Mohammad Nabi hopes his team's performance can bring about some joy back home.
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 8 months ago
Oman almost had to wave 'Goodbye' to World Cup due to deadly storm - Reuters
The chairman of Oman's cricket board told Reuters he would have had to wave "Goodbye" to the Twenty20 World Cup had a deadly storm that ripped through the Gulf state on Sunday taken a slightly different path.
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 8 months ago
The Guardian view of cricketing minnows: no time to argue the toss | Editorial
Cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup shows why sport should encourage upcoming nations, not deny them promotionCricket’s Twenty20 World Cup gets into full swing on Saturday when Australia play South Africa in Abu Dhabi and England face reigning champions West Indies …
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 8 months ago
England v India: Postponed fifth Test to be held at Edgbaston in July 2022
The postponed Emirates Old Trafford Test between England and India this summer will now be played at Edgbaston in July 2022.
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C1e15b7459468dc79542fc656b7a9fa2 Madalyn @Madalyn - 8 months ago
Clare Connor: ‘There were lots of sexist jokes … that isn’t without damage’
MCC’s first female president on putting up with sexism, why Lord’s belongs to all and diamond pendant protocolClare Connor has been in cricket ever since she was a little kid on the boundary, watching her dad play at Preston Nomads CC near Devil’s Dyke on the…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 8 months ago
England tour of West Indies confirmed for next January and March
England will face West Indies in five Twenty20s and three Tests in the Caribbean in January and March next year.
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 8 months ago
Afghanistan seek members' support ahead of crucial ICC meeting - Reuters
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has requested the support of other full members of the International Cricket Council ahead of next month's crucial meeting where the game's future in the South Asian country is likely to be decided.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 9 months ago
Papua New Guinea's leap of faith lands World Cup debut - Reuters
Faith has played an important role in the development of cricket in Papua New Guinea and on Sunday it will be repaid when the 'Barramundis' make their Twenty20 World Cup debut against Oman in Al Amerat.
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 9 months ago
England players relatively relaxed about Ashes in Australia, says Woakes
England men's cricketers are "relatively relaxed" about travelling to Australia for the Ashes in December, says all-rounder Chris Woakes.
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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - 9 months ago
Ashes to go ahead 'subject to conditions', says ECB
England men's Ashes series in Australia this winter will go ahead "subject to several critical conditions", says the England and Wales Cricket Board.
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