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Rahul Dravid: ‘Don’t think we are in a position to resume cricket in India’ | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Rahul Dravid: ‘Don’t think we are in a position to resume cricket in India’ | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Jun 20, 2020ESPNcricinfo staffRahul Dravid, the former India captain and current head of cricket at the National Cricket Academy, has called for a wait-and-watch approach before the resumption of cricket in the country, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dravid also suggested that the Indian domestic season could be trimmed if it doesn’t start…

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Alex Hales sets sights on England return while in career-best form | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Alex Hales sets sights on England return while in career-best form | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:47 PM ISTESPNcricinfo staffAlex Hales has claimed he has “matured as a player” since his deselection from England’s 2019 World Cup squad after a failed recreational drugs test, and declared that the past six months have been “the best I’ve played in my career” as he presses his case for an international return.Hales has not…

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Hundred delay a knock for women’s game – Katie Levick | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Hundred delay a knock for women’s game – Katie Levick | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

May 3, 2020Valkerie BaynesFor Katie Levick, the Women’s Hundred represents a chance to prove what might have been.Having turned her back on a potential international career for financial reasons when she was 21, Yorkshire leg-spinner Levick was among the first domestic players chosen for a Northern Superchargers squad captained by England’s Lauren Winfield and featuring…

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Who makes it to our Kings XI Punjab all-time XI? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Who makes it to our Kings XI Punjab all-time XI? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

May 3, 2020Gaurav SundararamanSaurabh SomaniCloseSaurabh Somani is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfoIn this series, we are compiling all-time XIs for each IPL team. The rules are simple: the player has to have played at least 20 matches for the franchise (across the IPL and the Champions League T20); any player is eligible for selection in…

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England tour rearranged for January, claims SLC chief executive | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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England tour rearranged for January, claims SLC chief executive | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

May 2, 2020Andrew Fidel FernandoEngland’s Test tour of Sri Lanka, which was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, will be rescheduled to January 2021. That is what SLC CEO Ashley de Silva has suggested anyway, though the ECB said nothing had been confirmed*. SLC is currently attempting to reschedule a number of inbound mid-year tours, all…

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Shadab Khan and D’Arcy Short’s Surrey contracts cancelled | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Shadab Khan and D’Arcy Short’s Surrey contracts cancelled | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

May 1, 2020ESPNcricinfo staffSurrey have cancelled D’Arcy Short and Shadab Khan’s contracts for the T20 Blast season following the competition’s postponement.The ECB announced last week that no professional cricket would be played in England and Wales until July 1 at the earliest due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the Blast likely to be pushed back…

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Closed-door cricket ‘felt like warm-up game’ – Ross Taylor | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Closed-door cricket ‘felt like warm-up game’ – Ross Taylor | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:39 PM ISTAndrew McGlashanDeputy editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseDeputy Editor Andrew arrived at ESPNcricinfo via Manchester and Cape Town, after finding the assistant editor at a weak moment as he watched England’s batting collapse in the Newlands Test. Andrew began his cricket writing as a freelance covering Lancashire during 2004 when they were relegated in the County…

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India ‘lucky’ to get points without playing any matches – Bismah Maroof | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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India ‘lucky’ to get points without playing any matches – Bismah Maroof | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Pakistan women’s captain Bismah Maroof was critical of the ICC’s decision to split points between India and Pakistan for a bilateral series that India failed to obtain governemt permission to play.Maroof called the decision “deeply disappointing”, remarking it was “good luck” for India to have effectively been awarded points for nothing. The ICC decision means…

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Who makes it to the Delhi Capitals all-time XI? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Who makes it to the Delhi Capitals all-time XI? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:10 PM ISTSaurabh SomaniCloseSaurabh Somani is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfoGaurav SundararamanIn this series, we compile all-time XIs for each IPL team. The rules are simple: the player has to have played at least 20 matches for the franchise (across the IPL and the Champions League T20); one player is eligible for selection in multiple…

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What is the most overs bowled by an individual in a Test? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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What is the most overs bowled by an individual in a Test? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

2:58 PM ISTSteven LynchEditor of the updated edition of Wisden on the Ashes CloseSteven Lynch won the Wisden Cricket Monthly Christmas Quiz three years running before the then-editor said “I can’t let you win it again, but would you like a job?” That lasted for 15 years, before he moved across to the Wisden website…

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The greatest T20 player: Chris Gayle or Virat Kohli? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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The greatest T20 player: Chris Gayle or Virat Kohli? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

7:10 PM ISTESPNcricinfo staffIt’s down to the final eight! The player with more votes progresses to the semi-finals.Voting closes at 6.30am GMT on Friday, May 1. Click here to reload the page if the polls don’t load for you automatically.Chris Gayle v Virat KohliChris GayleRuns 13,296 Ave 38.20 SR 146.94Wickets 80 Ave 31.10 ER 7.64Most…

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The greatest T20 player: Lasith Malinga or Dwayne Bravo? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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The greatest T20 player: Lasith Malinga or Dwayne Bravo? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

1:10 PM ISTESPNcricinfo staffIt’s down to the final eight! The player with more votes progresses to the semi-finals.Voting closes at 6.30am GMT on Friday, May 1. Please reload the page if the polls don’t load for you automatically.Lasith Malinga v Dwayne BravoLasith MalingaWickets 390 Ave 19.69 ER 7.08Malinga’s slingy action, cunning changes of pace, and…

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Sri Lanka don’t win the 1996 World Cup | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Sri Lanka don’t win the 1996 World Cup | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

What a nuclear wasteland we’d be living in if we didn’t have Mad Max’s gems from the 1996 semi and final in our world Getty ImagesApr 27, 2020Andrew Fidel FernandoThis time in Alternative Universe, the series in which our writers let their imagination change the game: our masochistic Sri Lanka correspondent wonders what would have happened…

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When Colin Milburn went berserk at the Gabba | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

10:51 PM ETIan ChappellFormer Australia captain CloseWidely regarded as the best Australian captain of the last 50 years, Ian Chappell moulded a team in his image: tough, positive, and fearless. Even though Chappell sometimes risked defeat playing for a win, Australia did not lose a Test series under him between 1971 and 1975. He was…

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The greatest T20 player: Dhoni or Kohli? Malinga or Afridi? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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The greatest T20 player: Dhoni or Kohli? Malinga or Afridi? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Apr 22, 2020ESPNcricinfo staffAnother exciting set of match-ups in the round of 16. The player with more votes in each match-up progresses to the quarter-finals.Note: Voting closes at 6.30am GMT on Friday, April 24. Click here to reload the page if the polls don’t load for you automatically.MS Dhoni v Virat KohliMS DhoniRuns 6621 Ave…

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