South Africa – Focus on the 2027 ODI World Cup and the best test spot as Shukri Conrad and Rob Walter take charge

Shukri Conrad and Rob Walter will start working as South Africa’s red and white ball coaches respectively on February 1, with a tentative arrangement to be made for the World Cup Super League ODIs against South Africa. England later this month. As reported by ESPNcricinfo, Conrad and Walter were preferred from a shortlist which included … Read more

David Warner SHOVES Matthew Wade in heated Big Bash League trade

David Warner SHOVES Matthew Wade in heated exchange in Big Bash as big cricket blasts former Australia team-mates for ‘disreputable’ crisis David Warner and Matthew Wade were involved in a heated exchange in BBL Wade didn’t appreciate a jibe from Sydney Thunder captain Chris Green Warner got involved and was seen putting his forearm into … Read more

Travis Head won’t apologize for brain outburst that saw him throw his bat in the locker room

Travis Head explains why he won’t apologize for the shocking brain outburst that saw him throw his bat across the locker room after a disastrous inning Travis Head says he’s not apologizing for his angry bat-throwing tirade He throws the willow on a dressing room wall in the new series of The Test Head thinks … Read more

India goalkeeper Rishabh Pant is expected to be out of action for most of 2023

Rishabh Pant is unlikely to play cricket for most of 2023 and is expected to miss a host of marquee tournaments including the IPL. ESPNcricinfo has learned that the medical update given to BCCI on Pant, who survived a car accident on December 30, indicates that the wicketkeeper striker tore all three key ligaments in … Read more

Ranji Trophy – Prithvi Shaw’s 379, Punjab’s Bazball, Dhruv Shorey’s golden run

Mukesh Kumar’s 7-for-99 match-haul backed by unbeaten half-centuries of Sudip Kumar Gharami and captain Manoj Tiwary in the fourth innings took Bengal to a seven-wicket win over Baroda. Bengal had conceded a 78-point lead after being knocked out for 191 in response to Baroda’s 269. However, the pace duo of Mukesh and Ishan Porel helped … Read more

Adam Zampa gutted to reassess red ball future after missing India tour

Adam Zampa will reassess his future in red ball cricket after being left “flat” by his omission from the Australian Test squad for a tour of India next month. Zampa had been told he had a strong chance of making the trip, but coaches opted to keep Mitchell Swepson as the frontman after touring Pakistan … Read more

Cricket Australia boss Nick Hockley hits back at Rashid Khan and Naveen ul haq

Cricket Australia boss Nick Hockley hits back at Rashid Khan and Naveen ul haq and insists ‘basic human rights are NOT politics’ after the couple threatened to quit the Big Bash following the ruling to withdraw from the Afghanistan series By Australian Associated Press Published: 7:38 a.m. EST, January 13, 2023 | Updated: 7:47 a.m. … Read more

Cricket Australia on Afghanistan withdrawal

Cricket Australia has hit back at criticism of its decision to pull out of an ODI series against Afghanistan, with chief executive Nick Hockley saying ‘fundamental human rights are not politics’. Australia’s decision to pull out of the three-way ODI series against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates in March has been strongly condemned, including … Read more

Six goofy moments from the second season of The Test documentary about the Australian cricket team

From Justin Langer’s defenestration as Australia head coach to the importance of a first round of testing in Pakistan in 24 years and talks about mental health and racism, the serious conversations keep flowing in The Test. But Amazon’s behind-the-scenes documentary about the Australian cricket team, which premieres on January 13, also manages to shine … Read more

Afghanistan upset by Australia’s decision to withdraw from ODI series

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has called Australia’s decision to pull out of its bilateral series in March “pathetic” and said it would write to the ICC about it. The ACB heavily criticized CA on Thursday, saying the Australian board “prioritized political interests over the principles of fair play and sportsmanship”, and “undermined the integrity … Read more