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newscricket3 days ago

Hashim Amla opts out of domestic cricket in South Africa

Hashim Amla will not return to play domestic cricket in South Africa, as confirmed by the Western Province on Tuesday, September 14. The veteran, who was originally named in the team’s 16-member squad in April, had earlier informed the Western Province Cricket Association of his call.
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newscricket2 months ago

Derbyshire's game against Essex abandoned after a player tests COVID positive 

The County game between Derbyshire and Essex, which was slated to take place at Derby was abandoned after a home player returned with a positive COVID report. The ECB issued a statement saying that the safety of the players remains the top priority and the confirmation on points will be made soon.
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newscricket2 months ago

Delighted and privileged to be playing for Surrey, states Ravichandran Ashwin

After being named in the squad for the clash against Somerset, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed his delight, stating that it is a privilege for him to be playing for Surrey. Surrey’s season has tilted, with the draw against Hampshire putting them in a tough spot.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Ravichandran Ashwin in line to play County Cricket prior to England Tests

India’s premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is reportedly all set to play one match for Surrey in the 2021 County Championship, provided the 34-year-old gets a work visa to feature in the competition. Ashwin is expected to feature in the Surrey vs Somerset clash that’ll start in four days time.
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newscricket3 months ago

Surrey sign Kyle Jamieson for T20 Blast and County Championship

On Thursday, Surrey has officially announced that they have snapped up Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson for the ongoing T20 Blast and County Championship, after the series against England. The all-rounder comes in after the unavailability of the injured Sean Abbott and Windies pacer Kemar Roach.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sean Abbott ruled out of rest of County season with hamstring injury

Australia’s Sean Abbott, who has been representing Surrey in the ongoing County championship, has been ruled out of the rest of the season after suffering a hamstring injury versus Gloucestershire. Abbott, who was also set to play in the T20 Blast, will now fly back home to Australia.
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newscricket4 months ago

Hungry to make the next phase of my career the peak, proclaims Joe Root

Ahead of a crucial year of Test cricket for England, skipper Joe Root has proclaimed that he is hungry to make the next phase of his cricketing career his peak. Root also stated that England would have to adapt physically and mentally in different conditions, with Ashes coming up this year.
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newscricket4 months ago

Labuschagne’s slump not a cause for concern, he will bounce back, attests Glamorgan coach

Glamorgan head coach Matt Maynard has backed No.3 batsman in the world Marnus Labuschagne, who has thus far endured a forgettable County season, to bounce back and score heaps of runs for the Glamorgan side. Labuschagne is yet to pass 30 this season, and he currently averages a mere 8.80.
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newscricket4 months ago

ECB confirm Jofra Archer would miss the two-match New Zealand Test series

Ahead of the highly-anticipated series between England and New Zealand, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed that pacer Jofra Archer would be ruled out of the two-match Test series. Archer returned to bowling with Sussex before walking out with yet another dose of elbow injury.
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newscricket4 months ago

Jofra Archer suffers concerning injury scare on County return

England pacer Jofra Archer suffered a worrying injury scare in Sussex's clash against Kent as the speedster did not bowl a single ball on Day 3 after complaining of a ‘sore elbow’. Incidentally, it was the very same elbow that made Archer miss chunks of the India series and the first half of IPL.
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