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featurecricketa month ago

The Good Ollie, The Bad Robinson and the Ugly Twitter Ollie Robinson

When Sussex-bowler Ollie Robinson was on the verge of making his debut, Twitter didn't stop - not in his praise this time, however. Twitter had unearthed something that had the potential to take away everything from the all-rounder even before it all began.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

India to travel with larger squad to England after postponement of A series

Due to COVID-19 concerns, India A's tour England has been postponed and now the senior Indian men's team will travel to England with a larger squad instead. Earlier, India A were scheduled to lock horns with England Lions and the senior Indian side ahead of Test series against England.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

India Women to play historic one-off Test versus England in June

ECB have confirmed that England and Indian women's side will lock horns with England W in a one-off Test on June 16 in Bristol, which will be followed by an ODI and T20I series respectively. Not only that, after hosting India, England will also host New Zealand in a full-fledged white-ball series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Reports | Surrey planning short annual event to bring IPL teams to Oval to cut losses

According to a report in The Telegraph, Surrey have started discussions with ECB to bring IPL teams to The Oval so as to recover from the financial losses suffered from the pandemic. Earlier, it was reported that the ECB were prepared to sell stakes in Hundred franchises to IPL teams as well.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Southampton to host World Test Championship final; limited fans set to be allowed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have confirmed that the final of the World Test Championship between India and New Zealand will be played at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton. The one-off Test, which will be played from June 18-22, is also set to be played in front of fans.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

BCCI and ECB have been supportive of tours unlike Cricket Australia, reckons Graeme Smith

CSA’s Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith has reckoned that India and England’s cricketing boards have been supportive of future tours with South Africa unlike Australia, which didn’t accept any terms. He also added that complaint against CA with the ICC is a message clear and loud.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

England confirm two-match Test series against New Zealand; kicks-off in June

On Monday, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed a two-match Test series against the top-ranked Test side New Zealand in the month of June, at Lord's and Edgbaston. The series is sandwiched between their trip to India and India’s trip to England in a long Test summer.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 months ago

South Africa’s ODI series against England indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Following a successful T20I series, where England thrashed South Africa, the ODI series has met with a fatal end as COVID-19 cases have pushed the cricketing boards to postpone the three-match series. The two boards will later decide a date for the series to be rescheduled in South Africa.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 months ago

India to kick-start five-Test series with England in 2021 on August 4

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have unveiled plans for the summer of 2021 and have confirmed that team India will headline the blockbuster period with a five-Test series. The ECB also confirmed that Sri Lanka and Pakistan will tour the country for limited-overs matches next year.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 months ago

Historic tour confirmed as England set to visit Pakistan for first time since 2005

The PCB and the ECB have confirmed that England, for the first time in 16 years, will tour Pakistan for a two-match T20I series in October 2021. The historic England tour comes on the back of Pakistan visiting England earlier this year in the midst of a pandemic to play Tests and T20Is.
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