user tracker image
newscricketa month 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
newscricket2 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
newscricket2 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

England-South Africa limited-overs series set to begin on November 27

South African Ministry of Sports, Art and Culture have given the go-ahead to Cricket South Africa to host England Cricket three T20Is and three ODIs from 27 November to 09 December 2020. The tour will be limited to the Western Cape due to Covid restrictions imposed by the government.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

ECB confirm Australia series itinerary; T20Is to kick off tour on September 4

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed that the limited-overs series against Australia will start on September 4 in Southampton with the T20Is before the ODI series moves to Old Trafford. As per the UK government rules, Australian players don’t need to be quarantined on arrival.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

England white-ball tour of India postponed until early 2021

Due to the ICC T20 World Cup postponement and the present COVID-19 situation in India, the BCCI and ECB have confirmed that England men’s white-ball tour to India will be postponed until early 2021. The tour was originally scheduled to be played in late September to early October 2020.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

England to kick off Pakistan series on August 5 after three Ireland ODIs

England and Wales Cricket Board have announced that Pakistan's tour of England will kick-off on August 5 with the first Test at Old Trafford. In announcing that, ECB have also confirmed three ODIs against Ireland, to be played on July 30, August 1, and 4 respectively in Southampton.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months ago

Did ECB miss a trick by postponing The Hundred by a year

The draft was done, the stage was set and Tom Harrison’s brainchild was all set to roll this year but then Corona decided to stream its own reality show. Everything has since been distancing itself, every plan has been in self-quarantine and well, the mighty Hundred is now in a one-year hibernation.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket9 months ago

Received offers from CA and NZC for hosting our domestic matches, reveals Tom Harrison

The England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison has confirmed that they received offers from Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket, helping ECB host their domestic games- county and List A. The ECB has now suspended all cricket till July 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 months ago

Reports | English players reject ECB proposal of having temporary pay cut

While ECB were sure that the players would comply to a pay-cut due to losses incurred due to COVID-19 pandemic, reports now emerged that players have declined the offer. While ECB can't force the pay-cut, it had hoped players might volunteer one as a 'gesture' in an unprecedented crisis.
SportsCafe Desk