Month: October 2019

11:46 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff English players have been conservative in their salary demands ahead of Sunday’s inaugural draft for The Hundred, with only 19 of the 330 domestic players choosing to put down a reserve price. While many of the big overseas names in the draft have opted for a base price of £100,000
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5:21 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff The Hundred draft takes place this Sunday night, and is the first time in the history of domestic cricket in England that players will be picked from an open pool. Unlike the IPL, the format is a draft rather than an auction, meaning there will be no bidding wars, and
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2:33 PM ET Cricket’s global governing body is headed towards a confrontation with the game’s biggest powerhouse after the ICC decided to include an extra tournament in the next rights cycle overlooking objections from the BCCI. On Monday the ICC Board gave consent to include an extra global tournament in the next events rights cycle,
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12:33 PM ET Zimbabwe have been reinstated as a member of the ICC, three months after being suspended for government interference in its board. The sanction on Zimbabwe was lifted at the ICC’s October board meeting on Monday, between the governing body’s chairman Shashank Manohar, chief executive Manu Sawhney, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani,
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