Month: September 2018

12:29 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff The second ODI between India and West Indies, scheduled for October 24, could be shifted away from Indore. This is the potential outcome of a tussle over complimentary-ticket allocation between the BCCI and the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA). The disagreement concerns the Holkar Stadium’s pavilion block, which according to
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11:49 AM ET Liam Brickhill A balance between bat and ball is generally held to be the defining trait of a good cricket pitch. But sometimes difficult conditions can make for thoroughly absorbing cricket, as was the case when Zimbabwe made a fist of their defence of a paltry 117 in the opening ODI of
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8:01 AM ET India and Pakistan were about to talk, then they weren’t and so it is fitting that this week the cricket boards of both countries lock horns in Dubai to try and resolve a longstanding and thorny dispute. The arbitrator, over three days, will be the ICC’s Dispute Resolutions Committee. The dispute is
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12:20 AM ET Sidharth Monga Manoj Prabhakar was a brave, street-smart cricketer, whose spirit of rebellion Indian cricket could have well done without. Those who played with him tell you he carried a deep-rooted resentment for the system ever since Kapil Dev called up Madan Lal from the England leagues to replace the injured Chetan
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistan A 247 for 6 (Abid 83*, Aslam 51, Lyon 5-87) v Australia Nathan Lyon in his delivery stride AFP Australia’s chances against Pakistan in the upcoming series will rest on their ability to play the turning ball. But as they showed in a riveting series against India last year, their
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10:31 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Sarah Taylor, the England wicketkeeper, will miss the Women’s World T20 in the Caribbean in November after suffering a relapse of the anxiety issue that has caused her to take regular time away from the game in recent seasons. Taylor, who played a key role in England’s World Cup victory
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9:01 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Leicestershire have signed Mohammad Abbas for a second summer as their overseas player, after the Pakistan seamer enjoyed a prolific debut season in county cricket. Abbas claimed 50 wickets at 17.72 in Division Two of the Championship, including a haul of 10 for 52 in his final game, against Durham.
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