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India and England top Test and ODI rankings after annual update

Dubai May 4: India and England managed to retain top spots in the Test and ODI team rankings respectively, following the annual update of the ICC rankings on Thursday.

The rankings were updated after series results from 2015-16 were removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent, an ICC statement read. Continue reading “India and England top Test and ODI rankings after annual update”

Cricket South Africa call back Rabada, to miss remainder of IPL

New Delhi May 4: Injured Kagiso Rabada was on Friday ruled of the rest of the IPL after South Africa decided to call the pacer back as a precautionary measure ahead of the World Cup.

Rabada had missed Delhi Capitals’ last match against Chennai Super Kings due to stiff back and his unavailability is a severe blow to Delhi Capitals, who are striving to win their maiden IPL title. Continue reading “Cricket South Africa call back Rabada, to miss remainder of IPL”

Jofra Archer Set To Make England Debut

LONDON May 3: Jofra Archer is set to make his England debut when Eoin Morgan’s men face Ireland in a One Day International in Malahide on Friday. The 24-year-old Barbados-born all-rounder was called into the senior England squad for the first time last month after qualifying on residency grounds. Continue reading “Jofra Archer Set To Make England Debut”

Kumar Sangakkara Named As First Non-British MCC President

LONDON May 2: Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed as the first non-British president of the Marylebone Cricket Club. Other illustrious cricketers from the past who have taken on the role of MCC president include Ted Dexter, Derek Underwood, Mike Brearley, Colin Cowdrey, Mike Gatting and Gubby Allen – all legends of English cricket.< Continue reading “Kumar Sangakkara Named As First Non-British MCC President”

England may not tour Sri Lanka next year

LONDON April 30: England will continue to monitor the security situation in Sri Lanka amid fears next year’s Test tour will have to be cancelled and one of the most popular destinations in world cricket will join Pakistan in international isolation. Continue reading “England may not tour Sri Lanka next year”

Mohammed Shami’s Wife Detained After High Drama At In-Laws’, Released Later

UTTAR PRADESH April 30: While cricketer Mohammed Shami is away playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), a family drama broke out at his house in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha on Sunday night. His estranged wife Hasin Jahan turned up and allegedly created a ruckus. A police intervention led to her detention. She was released later. Continue reading “Mohammed Shami’s Wife Detained After High Drama At In-Laws’, Released Later”

Aaron Finch Thanks “All-Time Greats” Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni For Wonderful Gesture

SYDNEY April 29: Aaron Finch, Australia’s limited-overs skipper, took time out to show his respect for “all-time greats” MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli for their wonderful gesture, which took place when his side toured India earlier this year. Continue reading “Aaron Finch Thanks “All-Time Greats” Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni For Wonderful Gesture”

UK Malayalee cricket fraternity to be at The Oval on May 5 to witness first ever Indoor Cricket Tournament mela

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON April 24: For the first time ever the UK Malayalee cricket fraternity will be getting together for one of the biggest cricket tournament mela. The eight-a-side soft ball indoor cricket tournament will be held at the prestigious cricket venue The Oval. Continue reading “UK Malayalee cricket fraternity to be at The Oval on May 5 to witness first ever Indoor Cricket Tournament mela”

BCCI shifts IPL final to Hyderabad after TNCA fails to get permission on locked stands

NEW DELHI April 23: The IPL final, originally allotted to Chennai, will now be played in Hyderabad on May 12. The change of venue was necessitated because the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) failed to get the State government’s permission to use three stands closed since 2012. Continue reading “BCCI shifts IPL final to Hyderabad after TNCA fails to get permission on locked stands”

Scotland Cricketer Aged 38, Dies Of Brain Tumour

SCOTLAND April 20: Scotland all-rounder Con de Lange, who was battling brain tumour since long, died on Friday morning, confirmed the tweet put up by Cricket Scotland. He was 38. “It is with great sadness that Cricket Scotland shares the news that Con de Lange passed away on Thursday. Continue reading “Scotland Cricketer Aged 38, Dies Of Brain Tumour”