Month: September 2019

3:00 AM ET Toss Zimbabwe chose to bowl v Bangladesh Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza called correctly at the toss and opted to bowl first against Bangladesh in match four of the T20 tri-series. In sweltering conditions in Chattogram, and with extreme humidity and dew expected to be a factor, Masakadza was eager to put Bangladesh
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5:54 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Tim Paine has revealed he suffered a broken thumb towards the end of the final Test against England, and praised Peter Siddle for battling through an injury he sustained early in the match. The exact details of Paine’s injury are yet to be confirmed, but he expects to be back
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Sep 17, 2019 Trevor Bayliss believes a reduction in the number of first-class counties could help England bridge the “huge gap” between county and international cricket. Victory at The Oval ensured England maintained their unbeaten home series record in Test cricket under Bayliss’ five seasons as head coach, though he will probably be remembered best
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12:05 AM ET Alex Malcolm Tasmania have promoted assistant coach Jeff Vaughan to take over the main coaching role during the Sheffield Shield portion of the season in a move designed to give head coach Adam Griffith a different perspective on Tasmania’s cricket program while developing Vaughan’s coaching credentials. Griffith is the head coach of
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Stumps India A 233 for 3 (Nair 78*, Saha 36*, Ngidi 1-41) v South Africa A Vernon Philander, Lungi Ngidi and Senuran Muthusamy, three bowlers who could line-up together in the XI for South Africa’s first Test against India in Visakhapatnam, had to go through the grind on the first
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10:02 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff A member of the India women team was allegedly approached to fix matches earlier this year. The alleged incident, which the player reported to the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU), took place in February, ahead of the limited-overs home series against England. The ACU has registered a first-information report (FIR) with
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9:07 AM ET The BCCI on Monday accepted Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik‘s unconditional apology for violating a clause of his central contract by watching a Caribbean Premier League match from a participating team’s dressing room. India discard Karthik tendered an “unconditional apology” for violating BCCI’s central contract clause by watching a Caribbean Premier League game
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