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Shubman Gill, Siraj in shortlist for Men's Player of the Month for January 2023
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) India's Shubman Gill and Mohammad Siraj, who had tremendous series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand, along with Black Caps' opener Devon Conway have been shortlisted for the ICC Men's Player of the Month awards for January 2023.
2023-02-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Litchfield, Mooney, Scrivens shortlist for ICC Women's Player of the Month for January 2023
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Two Australian batters -- Phoebe Litchfield and Beth Mooney -- along with the Player of the Tournament from the inaugural edition of the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup, England's Grace Scrivens, were on Tuesday shortlisted for the ICC Women's Player of the Month award for January 2023.
2023-02-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Clare Connor, Justin Langer, Graeme Smith join MCC World Cricket Committee
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Former England women's captain Clare Connor, ex-Australia head coach Justin Langer and former South Africa captain Graeme Smith have joined the World Cricket Committee (WCC) as the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced the addition of three new members to its independent body.
2023-02-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Women's Premier League 2023 player auction list announced
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) The inaugural edition of the Women's Premier League is set to be played in Mumbai from March 4-26. A total of 22 matches will be played with the Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium playing hosts to the marquee tournament.
2023-02-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Scott Boland to play if Australia field two seamers, Lance Morris if three: Ian Healy
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Ian Healy reckons pacer Scott Boland should play in the first Test against India if Australia go with just two seamers in Nagpur. He added that uncapped tearaway quick Lance Morris can feature if the visitors think of fielding three seamers.
2023-02-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Looking forward to working with Jhulan, Devieka: Charlotte Edwards on being head coach of Mumbai's WPL team
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) After being named as head coach of Mumbai franchise in the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL), former England captain Charlotte Edwards said she is looking forward to working alongside legendary India pacer Jhulan Goswami and former Indian all-rounder Devieka Palshikaar.
2023-02-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ravichandran Ashwin is very skilful, he's got a lot of tricky little variations: Usman Khawaja
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A lot of talk has been around ace India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's battles against Australia's batters, especially the left-handed ones.
2023-02-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Look forward to joining Charlotte, Jhulan and working together on this journey: Devieka Palshikaar
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) On being appointed as batting coach of Mumbai franchise in the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL), former India cricketer Devieka Palshikaar stated she's excited to work alongside Charlotte Edwards and Jhulan Goswami in this journey through the 22-team tournament.
2023-02-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA20: Paarl Royals announce signing of Paul Stirling as replacement for injured Obed McCoy
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Paarl Royals on Monday announced the signing of Irish batter Paul Stirling as a replacement player for the injured Obed McCoy, who had to withdraw from the ongoing SA20 season.
2023-02-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Clarke scores fifty as Abu Dhabi Knight Riders clinch their first win of the season
Abu Dhabi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Knight Riders registered their first victory of the DP World ILT20 after defeating Sharjah Warriors by five wickets at the Zayed Cricket Stadium here.
2023-02-05
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
SA20: Pretoria Capitals win a thriller to confirm semifinal spot
Centurion, Feb 5 (IANS) The Pretoria Capitals became the first team to secure their place in the SA20 semifinals with a thrilling one-wicket victory over MI Cape Town, here.
2023-02-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Have a very important game before WPL auction, going to focus on that: Harmanpreet Kaur
Cape Town, Feb 5 (IANS) India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur believes it's important to not be distracted from the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup due to the talk around the auction for the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL).
2023-02-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Yusuf Pathan to lead Dubai Capitals for remainder of the season
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Dubai Capitals on Sunday named former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan as captain of their side for the remainder of the DP World ILT20, currently being held in the UAE.
2023-02-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
WPL: Charlotte Edwards, Jhulan Goswami, Devieka Palshikaar join coaching staff of Mumbai Indians-owned franchise
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Former England captain Charlotte Edwards has been appointed as head coach of Mumbai Indians-owned franchise in the upcoming Women's Premier League (WPL).
2023-02-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Australia keeper Alex Carey cautious about reverse-swing threat ahead of spin exam in India
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Australia's left-handed wicketkeeper-batter Alex Carey stated the side is cautious about the threat which reverse-swing can pose ahead of the spin examination awaiting the visitors in India ahead of the first Test at Nagpur starting from February 9.
2023-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Assam fast bowler Abu Nechim announces retirement from all forms of cricket
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Assam fast bowler Abu Nechim, who also played for India U19 men's team and had appearances in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has announced retirement from all forms of the game.
2023-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IND v AUS: Cameron Green has an outside chance of playing Nagpur Test, says Andrew McDonald
Bengaluru, Feb 4 (IANS) Australia men's head coach Andrew McDonald said on Saturday that all-rounder Cameron Green had made "significant" progress over the past couple of days and has got an outside chance to be on the team sheet for the first Border-Gavaskar Trophy match at Nagpur starting from February 9.
2023-02-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: I am used to jumping into tournaments, says Dubai Capitals' Adam Zampa
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa, a white-ball expert, is a globe-tottering itinerant cricketer who plays for franchises all over the World and has made traversing from one tournament to another a habit.
2023-02-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Lyon needs to take pages from Erapalli Prasanna to show Australia the way in India: Greg Chappell
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Greg Chappell has advised off-spinner Nathan Lyon to take a leaf out of what former India spinner Erapalli Prasanna, whom he called "arguably the best off-spinner of all-time", used to go about on bowling of the pitches in the country.
2023-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka will go a long way in this Women's T20 World Cup: Chamari Athapaththu
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu believes her team is brimming with confidence and feel that they can go a long way in the upcoming ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2023 to be held from February 10-26 in South Africa.
2023-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Former India keeper Naman Ojha to replace Dinesh Chandimal in Desert Vipers squad
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha has been drafted into the Desert Vipers squad for the ongoing ILT20 in the UAE as a replacement for Sri Lanka batter Dinesh Chandimal.
2023-02-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yasir Arafat to serve as Pakistan's coach in Arthur's absence: Report
Islamabad. Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed former player Yasir Arafat as the national team's new bowling coach and will also serve as the head coach whenever Mickey Arthur is not available, according to a news report.
2023-02-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Women's T20I Tri-series: Chloe Tryon's heroics lead South Africa to 5-wicket win over India in final
East London (South Africa), Feb 3 (IANS) A maiden T20I half-century from all-rounder Chloe Tryon helped South Africa cruise to a five-wicket victory over India in the final of the Women's T20I Tri-Series at Buffalo Park here.
2023-02-03
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Women's T20I Tri-series: Body is fine, will get better with rest, says Harmanpreet Kaur
East London (South Africa), Feb 3 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur insisted that the team had some good performances in the tri-series despite losing the final to South Africa by five wickets.
2023-02-03
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar Yadav to collaborate with the superfood brand 'Pintola'
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Star Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav has been roped in as the brand ambassador by Panache, the creative agency for Superfood brand Pintola, for their new range of Performance Series.
2023-02-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
My body is feeling good, I'm excited to be back with the group: Kyle Jamieson
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) After being included in New Zealands 14-man squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against England, fast-bowling all-rounder Kyle Jamieson said hes thrilled to be back in the group and added that his body is feeling good.
2023-02-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA20: De Kock revitalises the campaign of Durban's Super Giants
Durban. Feb 3 (IANS) Quinton de Kock led from the front with a half-century to revitalise the campaign of Durban's Super Giants in the SA20 with a five-wicket victory at Kingsmead here.
2023-02-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bowling sessions before going for World Cup helping me in bowling: Deepti Sharma
East London (South Africa), Feb 3 (IANS) India's off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma revealed that working on her bowling in specific sessions before arriving in South Africa is giving her results, as seen from a Player of the Series award in the recent women's T20I tri-series.
2023-02-03
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ben Stokes is final bit of jigsaw for England's ODI World Cup plans: Nasser Hussain
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes current Test skipper Ben Stokes is the "final piece of the jigsaw" in the side's plans for the Men's ODI World Cup, to be held later in the year in India.
2023-02-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Don't mind coming in and taking the role played by M.S Dhoni: Hardik Pandya
Ahmedabad, Feb 2 (IANS) After leading India to 2-1 series victory over New Zealand in the recent T20I series, captain Hardik Pandya revealed he doesnt mind taking the game deep and playing the role that M.S Dhoni did in the shortest format of the game.
2023-02-02
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Shubman Gill is technically so sound that batting is very easy for him: Hardik Pandya
Ahmedabad, Feb 2 (IANS) After India opener Shubman Gill announced himself as an all-format player with his unbeaten 126 off 65 balls in the 168-run victory over New Zealand in the T20I series decider, skipper Hardik Pandya was full of praise for the young right-handed batter, saying his technique is so strong that he makes batting very easy for himself.
2023-02-02
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Stafanie Taylor picked in West Indies squad for Women's T20 WC but needs to prove fitness
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Experienced West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has been named in the squad for the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa. But her participation is subject to a final fitness assessment, said Cricket West Indies (CWI).
2023-02-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
The door is very much open: Gavin Larsen hopes Trent Boult plays in 2023 ODI World Cup
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) New Zealand chief selector Gavin Larsen is hopeful of left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult playing for the Blackcaps in the 2023 Men's ODI World Cup in India to be held later this year.
2023-02-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hilton Moreeng backs his experienced South Africa side ahead of India & T20 World Cup challenge
East London (South Africa), Feb 2 (IANS) Head coach Hilton Moreeng believes his experienced South Africa side is well-equipped and ready to take on the challenges that lie ahead of them, starting from the tri-series final against India, followed by the Women's T20 World Cup at home.
2023-02-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
FIFA Women's World Cup: Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand 'shocked & disappointed' over Saudi sponsor
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Australia and New Zealand football's governing bodies have said they are shocked and disappointed by media reports suggesting that Visit Saudi -- the official Saudi Arabia tourism authority -- are set to be announced as an official sponsor of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023.
2023-02-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Suryakumar Yadav retains No. 1 position in ICC T20 rankings
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's middle order batter Suryakumar Yadav retained his No. 1 position with career-high rating points in the latest ICC T2O rankings released on Wednesday.
2023-02-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'We will trust our processes and bring our strengths to the table,' says Dubai Capitals' George Munsey
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) The Dubai Capitals showcased top form when they defeated Abu Dhabi Knight Riders by seven wickets at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
2023-02-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
David Warner scared for future of Test cricket, wants youngsters to play more of longer format
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Veteran Australia opener David Warner has expressed his feeling of being scared over the future of Test cricket, and wants emerging players to play more of the longer format instead of focusing on lucrative franchise T20 leagues.
2023-01-31
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Evolving Australia want to make it three in a row, says Meg Lanning ahead of T20 World Cup defence
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) The eighth edition of the Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa from February 10-26 gives Australia a chance to make it a three-peat of titles and captain Meg Lanning stated that her evolving team is firmly eyeing to completing three titles in a row in the shortest format of the game.
2023-01-31
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sune Luus to captain South Africa in Women's T20 World Cup as Dane van Niekerk left out
Johannesburg, Jan 31 (IANS) Sune Luus will captain South Africa in the upcoming Womens T20 World Cup, which takes place from February 10-26, with regular skipper Dane van Niekerk, who has not played international cricket since September 2021, left out of the squad for the showpiece event due to not meeting Cricket South Africa's fitness requirements.
2023-01-31
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Deepti Sharma climbs to second spot in ICC Women's T20I Bowler Rankings, closes in towards pole position
East London (South Africa), Jan 31 (IANS) India's off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma has climbed to second spot in the latest ICC T20I bowling rankings announced by cricket's global governing body on Tuesday.
2023-01-31
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: My job is to bring the best out of players, says MI Emirates head coach Shane Bond
Abu Dhabi, Jan 31 (IANS) Revealing his philosophy of coaching, former New Zealand pacer and MI Emirates head coach Shane Bond said that he always tries to bring the best out of his players and tries to get honest feedback about his style of work.
2023-01-31
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Women's Premier League will make India much bigger powerhouse than what they already are: Grace Harris
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Grace Harris believes the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL) will make the Indian national women's team a much bigger powerhouse than what they already are now and can even help them match Australia's standard too.
2023-01-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Was confident that if I managed to stay till the end, could win the game in last over: Suryakumar Yadav
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) In a low-scoring second T20I which went down the wire, India's in-form batter Suryakumar Yadav steered his side home with an unbeaten 26 off 31 balls, including slapping Blair Tickner over mid-off for the winning boundary and level three-match series to set up a decider in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Winning the inaugural World Cup with name of India written in golden letters is a big deal: Anjum Chopra
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Former India captain Anjum Chopra showered praise on the U19 Women's team who won the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa, saying the country's name being written in golden letters for winning the first-ever edition of the competition is a big deal.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Opener Murali Vijay announces retirement from all forms of international cricket
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India opener Murali Vijay has announced his retirement from international cricket. Vijay, the right-handed opener, last represented India in the 2018 Perth Test while his last first-class appearance for his state team Tamil Nadu came in the Ranji Trophy in December 2019.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Beth Mooney, Steve Smith claim top honours in 2023 Australian Cricket Awards
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Batters Beth Mooney and Steve Smith capped their prolific years with the bat to bag top honours at the Australian Cricket Awards held in Sydney on Monday. Beth claimed her second Belinda Clark Award, following a season where across three formats she amassed 976 runs at an average of 65.1 and a strike rate of 102.6.
2023-01-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
We just want to go out there and enjoy our cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur ahead of T20 World Cup
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup starting from February 10 in South Africa, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated her team just wants to go out on the field and enjoy their cricket while adding that playing the ongoing tri-series in East London is giving them time to adjust their game as per the conditions.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Desert Vipers pull off an exciting 12-run win over Dubai Capitals to regain top slot
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Desert Vipers pulled off an exciting 12-run victory over Dubai Capitals in the 20th match of the DP World ILT20 at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday night to regain the top position in the points table.
2023-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'He raised a beautiful topic...': Ashwin joins Rohit Sharma in criticism of broadcaster
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has backed skipper Rohit Sharma criticising the broadcaster for showing the century against New Zealand his first three-figure mark in three years.
2023-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket