Month: July 2019

10:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India Test opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended until November 15, 2019 for a doping violation. A BCCI release said Shaw had “inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups.” Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing programme during
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6:04 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mumbai Indians, the IPL 2019 champions, have added West Indies batsman Sherfane Rutherford to their squad, after trading legspinner Mayank Markande to Delhi Capitals. Rutherford is known for his big-hitting abilities. Playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors in his debut season of the Caribbean Premier League last year, Rutherford made a
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12:54 AM ET Shashank Kishore Earning Greg Chappell’s praise and being in the same dressing room as his batting idol Sachin Tendulkar are two of Venugopal Rao‘s fondest memories as an India cricketer. On Tuesday, the 37-year old middle-order batsman called time on a two-decade long career, which effectively ended in 2017. Over the last
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2:55 PM ET The BCCI has suspended Test opener Prithvi Shaw for taking a banned substance Terbutaline under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code. The suspension is backdated from the day of the collection of the urine sample, from February 22 this year, and will expire on November 15. Let us look at how the
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12:19 PM ET Does the Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which will pick the head coach for the Indian men’s team, suffer from conflict of interest? This question has been posed both internally within the BCCI as well as through an external complainant. Justice DK Jain, the ombudsman-cum-ethics officer of the board, has been
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4:21 AM ET Liam Brickhill The interim committee running Zimbabwe Cricket has issued a statement instructing all employees, apart from the board originally suspended by the Sports and Recreation Commission last month, to report for work on Thursday or face “legal” and “disciplinary consequences”. This is not the first time that the SRC and ZC’s
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10:11 PM ET Wielding his bat like a cutlass and swinging it with enough gusto to twice be caught at third man against India last summer, Travis Head would not, at first glance, look to be an Australian player ideally suited to the subtleties required to bat successfully in England. There have been numerous similarly
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