Sunday, August 1, 2021

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PCA supports Rainbow Laces weekend

Photo Credit: Professional Cricketers’ Association Cricket comes together to get behind Stonewall campaign. A diverse group of current professional cricketers have come together to record a special video message in support of Rainbow Laces weekend, which the PCA will celebrate alongside...

ECB: Joint Statement – Ashes Tour planning

Photo Credit: England & Wales Cricket Board The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) have issued a joint statement regarding the proposed Men’s Ashes tour to Australia planned for winter 2021/22. This week, several meetings...

ECB: Ben Stokes withdraws from England Men’s Test Squad

Photo Credit: ICC The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) can confirm that England Men's all-rounder Ben Stokes will take an indefinite break from all cricket with immediate effect. Stokes has withdrawn from England's Test squad ahead of the LV= Insurance...

ECB and wider game celebrate Rainbow Laces

Photo Credit: England & Wales Cricket Board The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will be celebrating Rainbow Laces alongside Stonewall from July 30-August 1. It's the fourth year the game has come together to celebrate LGBTQ+ inclusion in cricket, and...

ECB: Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket appoints four Commissioners and determines scope of its enquiry

Photo Credit: England & Wales Cricket Board The Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (ICEC) has now appointed four Commissioners, with expertise in cricket, equality and organisational change, to take forward its independent examination of equity in the sport. The Commissioners...

ECB: The Hundred by numbers – week one highlights

Photo Credit: England & Wales Cricket Board After seven days of matches, cricket’s newest competition, The Hundred, has seen thrilling action both on and off the pitch, unearthed new superstars and showcased world-class cricketing talent. Millions of people have tuned in...

BCCI: Injury & replacement updates – India’s Tour of England, 2021

Photo Credit: BCCI All-rounder Washington Sundar had taken an injection on his right-hand bowling finger. However, his recovery will take longer than expected and he is not bowling-fit. He is ruled out of the remainder of the tour.  Fast bowler Avesh...

ECB: Bouchier bowling action cleared

Photo Credit: England & Wales Cricket Board All-rounder Maia Bouchier has been cleared to resume bowling in competitive women’s cricket following an independent assessment at Loughborough University. The independent assessment confirmed that Bouchier had remedied her bowling action within the prescribed...

Dane van Niekerk, South African Women’s and Oval Invincibles Women’s Captain on the opening match of The Hundred

Photo Credit: Twitter photo of @Danevn811 “We’re thrilled to have won the opening game of The Hundred and on such a historic occasion for women’s sport – the atmosphere was electric. Seeing so many families and girls and boys in...

Alison Crowe, Director of Digital and Data, ECB on the augmented reality experience partnership between The Hundred and Sky Sports

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of Alison Crowe “Through our partnership with Sky, the creation of our hyper-real avatars will bring fans and players together on an unprecedented level. Imagine having a virtual Heather Knight, Saqib Mahmood or Ben Stokes...

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Michael Kasprowicz, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Sportcor on debuting the Kookaburra Smart Ball at this year’s CPL

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of Michael Kasprowicz “We’re delighted to partner with Hero CPL to introduce the Kookaburra Smart...

Manoj Badale, Royals Sports Group Chairperson, and the Lead Owner of Rajasthan Royals on acquiring a majority of the Barbados CPL franchise and renaming...

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of Manoj Badale "We are delighted to have signed this deal with Manish Patel, to acquire a majority stake in...

CSA announces termination of employment of Chief Commercial Officer, Ms Kugandrie Govender

Photo Credit: Cricket South Africa Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced today that following a lengthy disciplinary process involving Ms Kugandrie Govender (the currently suspended...

Central Gauteng Lions in partnership With FEEDSA – Pack 2500 hampers for Covid19 relief programme and celebrates International Friendship Day

Photo Credit: Central Gauteng Lions Cricket In partnership with the NPO, FEEDSA, the Central Gauteng Lions enjoyed a Do-Good afternoon yesterday (Friday 30 July), providing...

PCB announces schedule of match officials’ course

Photo Credit: Pakistan Cricket Board Urdu version of the media release attached here Pakistan Cricket Board today announced the schedule of second phase of the umpire and...
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