Returning allrounder Jason Sangha believes Sydney Thunder can cause some trouble in the BBL finals after sneaking into the top-five. Thunder locked in the last spot in the BBL finals with a tense three-wicket win against the lowly Melbourne Stars at the MCG on Wednesday night. The unconvincing victory allowed …Read More »
Women’s U-19 World Cup: India, England, Australia and New Zealand’s road to the semi-finals
After 36 matches, four teams remain in the inaugural Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup. Both semi-finals will be played on Friday, January 27, with India vs New Zealand in the afternoon followed by Australia vs England in the evening. Here’s a look at what the four semi-finalists – and their …Read More »
Suryakumar Yadav – in a league of his own in T20Is
Suryakumar Yadav has lit up the T20I format like no other batter before him. While Suryakumar’s three hundreds and 13 fifties – in just 43 innings – is impressive, what’s more incredible is that he has an average of 46.4 while striking at 180.3. That strike rate is too high …Read More »
Jofra Archer rates himself ‘about 80%’ fit ahead of England comeback
Jofra Archer has rated himself “about 80%” fit ahead of his long-awaited return to international cricket during England’s ODI tour of South Africa. Despite his protestations that “there’s no reason to look back”, Archer is doing just that as he aims to pick up where he left off after nearly …Read More »
NZ look up to left-arm ‘trickster’ Ben Lister to fill Trent Boult-sized hole
Around the time Trent Boult could be in action for MI Emirates in the ILT20 in Sharjah on Friday, Benjamin Lister might make his international debut for New Zealand in Ranchi. Boult’s decision to hand back his New Zealand central contract has somewhat accelerated Lister’s path into the New Zealand …Read More »
Australia’s T20I future: who has stood out from the BBL?
The BBL’s regular season is complete with a number of players making claims to be considered for the next time Australia pick a T20 squad later in the year after their disappointing home World Cup. There will be another BBL before the 2024 T20 World Cup, but here are eight …Read More »
Eoin Morgan: ‘In the shorter format, every batter has the ability to play aggressively’
“I shout at people for practising a defensive shot. It’s a wasted ball.” And it seems the people shout at themselves too. Eoin Morgan had barely begun explaining his training philosophy during Paarl Royals’ preparations for the SA20 when a loud expletive came from the middle. “F***!” yelled one of …Read More »
Who are the two new Women’s Premier League team owners?
5:58 PM GMT Vishal Dikshit Following the sale of five Women’s Premier League (WPL) teams on Wednesday, there are two new players on the franchise cricket market in India. Here is the scoop on both of them. Adani Sportsline Adani Sportsline is the sports arm of the Adani Group, an …Read More »