The Chevrons Zimbabwe cricket team has seen many ups and downs throughout cricket. From their peak time in the late 90s and early 2000s till the middle of 2019 when they got their first suspension-they appear to have been living with uncertainty and far greater administrative issues. Cricket Zimbabwe was a team to beat
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The world has witnessed the greatest of swing bowlers till now, we will never see a star of swing bowling like this man from Multan, Wasim Akram. He was, indeed, the best of the best with his vicious in-swinging and out-swinging deliveries, accurately targeted, and with lightning speed. Wasim Akram comes from the land of the quick and fierce
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5:29 PM GMT Osman Samiuddin Close Senior editor, ESPNcricinfo Osman spent the first half of his life pretending he discovered reverse swing with a tennis ball half-covered with electrical tape. The second half of his life was spent trying, and failing, to find spiritual fulfillment in the world of Pakistani advertising and marketing. The third
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2:06 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Essex have announced that Peter Siddle‘s contract has been deferred to 2021 on account of the coronavirus pandemic. Siddle, 35, had been due to spend a third season as the club’s overseas player in the County Championship and the Royal London Cup, but following the postponement of the campaign and
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10:33 AM GMT New Zealand cricket, run on an annual revenue of about NZ$60 million a year (approx. US$35 million), confirmed it has not stood down a single employee during the coronavirus pandemic, as Australian cricket’s state association owners and player partners pleaded with CA for more financial information about the governing body’s self-declared cash
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2:04 AM GMT What’s the latest situation at Cricket Australia? The majority of staff, approximately 200, will be stood down next week on 20% of their salary or the equivalent of the Australian government’s JobKeeper payment of A$1500 per fortnight, which was introduced to help companies during the pandemic, until the end of the financial
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6:21 PM GMT Cricket has never faced a crisis quite like this. With much of the world still deep in Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns, administrators are facing an unprecedented situation. At some point in the near future, sport will resume but in what form, when and where exactly, no-one knows. On Thursday, the chief executives of
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5:10 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistan’s tour to the Netherlands has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was taken in light of the Dutch government’s decision to ban all sports and cultural events in the country till September 1, with KNCB confirming the country will host no international cricket this summer.
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2:14 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Umar Akmal could learn his cricketing fate on April 27, with that date set for his hearing in front of the Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan. Both the player and the PCB have been required to attend the hearing, which is scheduled at the National Cricket
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10:11 AM GMT Australian cricket’s state association owners have successfully pushed back against a Cricket Australia proposal to cut their annual grants by 45% amid the coronavirus pandemic. The governing body has entered fresh talks with the states and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) to clarify its finances and assuage fears that it faced the
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