Month: August 2018

11:46 AM ET Deivarayan Muthu A day after his 38th birthday, former India batsman and former Tamil Nadu captain, S Badrinath announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect, ending a domestic career that started in 2000. After becoming the 47th Indian to 10,000 first-class runs in November 2016 – while captaining
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1:31 PM ET Madushka Balasuriya Sri Lanka Cricket will hold its board elections by February 9 next year at the latest. SLC confirmed this after a delegation, including Sri Lanka’s sports minister Faiszer Mustapha, petitioned the ICC for more time. Others members in the delegation, which met ICC chairman Shashank Manohar and CEO David Richardson,
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11:32 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Sabbir Rahman might be facing another lengthy ban from cricket. He is set to meet the BCB’s disciplinary committee on Saturday, for a hearing related to the outburst on social media that allegedly came from Sabbir’s official account and directed abuse at a fan following Bangladesh’s loss in the second
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5:08 AM ET Australian cricket’s custodians are expectant that a fresh commitment to major strategic funding for the game’s lower levels will be matched – if not bettered – by local, state and federal governments to address a host of infrastructure problems unearthed by a Cricket Australia audit of facilities last year. Broadcast rights revenue
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12:29 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Jomel Warrican, the left-arm spinner, returned to the West Indies Test squad for their two-match series against India in October. Warrican played the last of his four Tests in January 2016, but was handed a red-ball contract by Cricket West Indies in January this year, indicating that he remained very
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3:00 AM ET India A 275 for 7 (Iyer 67, Rayudu 66, Hendricks 3-39) beat South Africa A 151 (Muthusamy 40, Behardien 38*, Bhuvneshwar 3-33) by 124 runs Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket BCCI The scorecard at the KSCA Cricket Ground in Alur would say India A trounced South Africa A by 124 runs but much
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2:46 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Former ICC president Ehsan Mani steps closer to being formally elected PCB chairman, after the election commissioner called a special meeting of the Board of Governors (BoG) on September 4 in Lahore. A majority of six out of 10 voting members of the BoG would be required to elect the
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1:21 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff West Indies fast bowler Ronsford Beaton can resume bowling in international cricket after the ICC approved his remodelled action. Beaton was suspended from bowling earlier this year after he failed an independent assessment of his bowling action, which had been reported as suspect during an ODI against New Zealand in
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1:08 PM ET Madushka Balasuriya A group of foreign nationals were ejected from an ongoing SLC T20 League fixture, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed, after “suspicious individuals” were reported to the board’s Anti-Corruption Unit. Though no approaches are believed to have been made to players, SLC has since taken steps to tighten anti-corruption measures at
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10:56 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Corruption remains a challenge in Indian cricket, and to counter this the BCCI will beef up its anti-corruption unit (ACU), the CoA chief Vinod Rai has said. A new possible avenue of corruption is the introduction of new states to first-class cricket. Many of these states don’t have a settled
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