Month: March 2019

2:02 PM ET England’s Test captain Joe Root has called for clarity over what constitutes an acceptable “Mankad” run-out, after being invited to contemplate a scenario in which England’s World Cup ambitions ended because of cricket’s most controversial dismissal. The issue has again become relevant after Root’s team-mate Jos Buttler, one of England’s trump cards,
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10:12 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ben Stokes has committed to Durham on a three-year contract extension, which will keep him at the club until 2021. Stokes, 27, has been an infrequent presence in the Durham team in recent years, with his busy international schedule limiting him to just two Championship fixtures and a handful of
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3:00 AM ET Pakistan opt to bowl v Australia For the first time this series, the side that won the toss decided to bowl first. That side was Pakistan, led by Imad Wasim in the absence of the injured Shoaib Malik on a Dubai wicket where dew is expected to play a part after the
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12:33 PM ET Imran Khan, the Pakistan prime minister and patron of the PCB, has rejected the board’s new proposed domestic cricket model, insisting that departments should have no role in the game. The PCB put together a model in which department teams such as HBL, WAPDA and PIA would remain relevant stakeholders alongside regional
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