Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Brisbane Heat: Renshaw and Jonassen named MVPS

Photo Credit: Brisbane Heat Media Jess Jonassen has rounded out one of the...

Sydney Thunder: Farrell crowned NSW Breakers player of the year

Photo Credit: Sydney Thunder Litchfield recognised as NSW Country Female Player of the Season Sydney Thunder...

Sydney Thunder: Darlington wins Alex Blackwell Medal

Photo Credit: Sydney Thunder Hannah Darlington has crowned a memorable debut season in the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League...

Sydney Sixers: Kapp, Philippe named BBL & WBBL player of the tournament

Photo Credit: Sydney Sixers Dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman Josh Philippe and South African allrounder Marizanne Kapp are the Sydney Sixers Player...

Melbourne Stars: Stoinis and Lee take top honours

Photo Credit: Melbourne Stars Media Marcus Stoinis and Lizelle Lee have been named the Melbourne Stars Players of...

Executive Moves

Governance

PCB not to issue NOCs for Ramadan cricket

Urdu version of the media release is attached here  The Pakistan Cricket Board today said...

CSA reveals its four-point pandemic strategy

Photo Credit: Cricket South Africa Cricket South Africa (CSA) today revealed its four-point plan...

ECB unveils £61m interim support package for professional and recreational cricket

Photo Credit: ECB Financial assistance made available at every level of the game; across...

PCB confirms receiving Umar Akmal’s response

Urdu version of the media release is attached here The Pakistan Cricket Board today...

Cricket West Indies: President Ricky Skerritt calls for a united fight against COVID-19

Dear Cricket Lovers and Members of the West Indies Family, As lovers of this...

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team continues its support to tackle Covid – 19 pandemic

Photo Credit: Sri Lanka Cricket Sri Lanka National Cricket Team on Sunday (29th March) made...

BCCI to contribute INR 51 crores to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund

Mr Sourav Ganguly, President, Mr Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary and Office Bearers of the Board of Control...

PCB releases NOC policy for its players

Policy is available here under Registration of Agents Regulations 2019Urdu version of the media release is attached here

People News

Sydney Sixers: Steve O’keefe to play on with Sixers after retirement from first class cricket

Photo Credit: paddynapper - STEPHEN OKEEFE CC BY-SA 2.0 Sixers left-arm finger spinner Steve O’Keefe announced his retirement...

Cricket South Africa: COVID-19 puts Lee’s wedding plans on hold

Photo Credit: Twitter profile photo of Lizelle Lee South African cricketer Lizelle Lee should be finalizing her wedding...

New Zealand Cricket: Daniel Flynn hangs up the cap

Northern Districts veteran and former BLACKCAPS batsman Daniel Flynn has announced his retirement from cricket. https://twitter.com/BLACKCAPS/status/1245629501955919875

New Zealand Cricket: Craig Cachopa announces retirement

Photo Credit: Twitter profile photo of Craig Cachopa The Auckland Aces will have a new white-ball captain next summer...

New Zealand Cricket: Shanan Stewart calls it a day

Canterbury and Canterbury Country legend Shanan Stewart has retired - and this time, it’s real. https://twitter.com/CanterburyCrick/status/1242631564569112577

New Zealand Cricket: Andrew Ellis announces retirement

A former white-ball BLACKCAP and Canterbury captain, Andrew Ellis has announced his retirement after an 18-year professional career for Canterbury.

International Cricket

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 delivers record-breaking fan engagement numbers

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today revealed record digital and broadcast viewing figures for the ICC Women’sT20 World Cup 2020, which has become one of the most watched women’s sporting events in history as the...

Hero CPL to broadcast classic matches with new live commentary

Photo Credit: CPL With no live sport currently available, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has partnered with cloud...

ICC: Fans in for a treat as the ICC opens its archives

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has opened its comprehensive archive of match footage and programming to its broadcast partners, giving fans throughout...

Royal Challengers: Women’s T20 World Cup spectator diagnosed with COVID-19

In what could further dampen the mood in times of Coronavirus pandemic, Melbourne Cricket Ground Management has confirmed that a spectator, who...

Bangladesh Cricket Board: Itinerary – Bangladesh in Ireland & England 2020 and Australia in Bangladesh 2020

Photo Credit: Bangladesh Cricket Board Bangladesh in Ireland & England 2020 https://twitter.com/BCBtigers/status/1238024451188350976

Domestic Cricket

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CPL: First CPL “LIVE” match a huge success

Photo Credit: CPL The first match of the CPL “LIVE” series, a broadcast of a classic Hero Caribbean Premier...

CPL: #CPLHomecricket challenge takes off

Photo Credit: CPL As we all do what we can to stay home the Caribbean Premier League have been...

Royal Challengers: The fate of IPL 2020 still remains uncertain

Photo Credit: Royal Challengers Earlier this month the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took the decision...

CSA announces domestic playing structures for 2020/21 season

Photo Credit: Cricket South Africa Cricket South Africa (CSA) today announcing the domestic playing structure for the franchise and...

CPL: Update with regard to CPL 2020

Photo Credit: CPL In light of...

Cricket South Africa: Lions wary of danger of complacency

Photo Credit: Cricket South Africa Imperial Lions coach Wandile Gwavu is desperate for his players not to become overly...

Features

Royal Challengers: Extraordinary bowling spells by RCB bowlers in IPL

Photo Credit: Royal Challengers The Royal Challengers Bangalore has always been a batting heavy side and they have never...

Kings XI Punjab – Blast from the past: Top three KXIP performances against Delhi Capitals

Photo Credit: Kings XI Punjab From Rahul’s record breaking fifty to Sam Curran’s hattrick, here's a lookback at...

Kings XI Punjab: Revisiting the 2011 World Cup win with KXIP’s new Shers

Photo Credit: Twitter/ @iamyusufpathan Ishan Porel, Deepak Hooda and Tajinder Singh talk about how they celebrated India’s...

Royal Challengers: The Spin Wizard- Bold Performances by Yuzvendra Chahal

Photo Credit: Royal Challengers 13th February 2014 was when Richard Madly placed his gavel saying “ Yuzvendra Chahal..going 1..2..3......

Causes

Afghanistan Cricket Board: Afghan cricketers lead the way with philanthropic activities during COVID-19 crisis

Photo Credit: Afghanistan Cricket Board Amid all the doom and gloom, the cricketing community have held the torch...

Peshawar Zalmi: Zalmi Foundation Donates PKR 1 Crore to Prime Minister’s Corona Relief Fund

Photo Credit: Peshawar Zalmi Peshawar Zalmi Chairman, Javed Afridi announces PKR 1 Crore Donation to the Prime Minister's Corona...

ICC: Katy Perry to perform for bushfire-affected communities in Victoria

Photo Credit: ICC Just days after her performance at the final of the ICC Women’s T20 World...

Recent Interviews

Sri Lanka has the players and game plans to reach success both at home and abroad – Mickey Arthur

Photo Credit: Sri Lanka Cricket Interviewed by Prasanna Rodrigo Q: The Covid-19 has resulted in the...

Royal Challengers: Ashish Nehra feels lockdown break is a concern for fast bowlers

Photo Credit: Royal Challengers Fast bowling is a tough job, arguably one of the toughest skills to hone and...

Cricket West Indies: Holder stays committed amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Photo Credit: Twitter profile photo of Jason Holder West Indies players took to social media to brighten the...

Cricket Ireland: The Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Ireland Academy must go on…line

Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland DUBLIN – The COVID-19 pandemic may be causing a major disruption to the way we...