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ICC chief executive David Richardson worried about the future of bilateral series
ICC chief executive David Richardson worried about the future of bilateral series

David Richardson is worried at the success of domestic T20 leagues ICC chief executive David Richardson has expressed concerns about the future of bilateral series, ESPNcricinfo reported. The South African also hinted that talks will be held to decide on ways to improve interest in individual series. Richardson expressed concerns at the success of domestic T20 leagues and feels even the major bilateral series’ like the Ashe

Jul 30 2015
Gayle expected to be fit for Big Bash League
Gayle expected to be fit for Big Bash League

Chris Gayle will play for the Melbourne Renegades Kingston (Jamaica), July 27 Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is expected to be fit for the beginning of the Big Bash League (BBL) season, despite his back surgery, to turn up for the Melbourne Renegades. Gayle revealed last week that he will be going under the knife in early August, following a charity match on August 2 that he is committed to playing, and said he would ret

Jul 27 2015
5 ugly cricket fights
5 ugly cricket fights

Cricket is not a contact sport. The rules of the game do not allow for any deliberate contact amongst its players. Though contact can still occur, they are mostly unintentional and incidental.  It's not ice-hockey where cheap shots and ugly brawls is the norm. Nor is it football, where you may have the occasional head-butt. In case the physical contact aggravates to something more, cautionary measures are taken to avoid further provoc

Jul 17 2015
Women's Big Bash League cricketers to be unveiled on Friday
Women's Big Bash League cricketers to be unveiled on Friday

Big boost for the Australian women cricket Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA), in a historic move, will announce details of the inaugural Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) at the iconic Luna Park here on Friday. The event will provide media and other attendees with information about the first season of the new league which is set to attract world class players to Australia and encourage women and girls to get more involved in cri

Jul 9 2015
Australian batsman George Bailey to play for Hobart Hurricanes
Australian batsman George Bailey to play for Hobart Hurricanes

Hobart Hurricanes’ George Bailey and Darren Sammy during a Bid Bash League match in January 2015 Hobart, June 11: Australia middle-order batsman George Bailey has confirmed that he has signed a two-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes in the T20 Big Bash League. "It's been a busy season and there is a lot to get through before the Hurricanes hit off, but the list is coming together nicely and I'm looking forward to being Hurr

Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League
Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League

Shane Watson Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Australian Twenty20 side Sydney Thunder has unveiled allrounder Shane Watson as their latest signing for next season's Big Bash League (BBL) domestic competition. Watson has signed a three-year deal with the BBL franchise and is likely to succeed left-hand bat Mike Hussey at the top of the Thunder's batting line-up and take on a leadership role in future seasons. 33-year-old Watson, who is c

May 22 2015
Big Bash side Sydney Thunder reject chance to sign Mohammad Amir
Big Bash side Sydney Thunder reject chance to sign Mohammad Amir

Amir won’t be likely playing in the Big Bash this year Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir’s hopes of playing in the Big Bash this year has not materialised as Sydney Thunder rejected a chance to sign him up. The Sydney based franchise already have Jacques Kallis (last year's player of the tournament) as one of their overseas players and Amir's representatives contacted them to know if they were keen to sign an overseas

May 20 2015
Justin Langer ends England speculation by extending Western Australia contract
Justin Langer ends England speculation by extending Western Australia contract

Justin Langer has ruled out coaching an international side in the near future Former Australian Test opener Justin Langer has put an end to speculations linking him to the vacant England coaching job by signing a contract extension with Western Australia until the end of 2017-18. It was also earlier reported that he could be one of the front-runners to be India’s next coach following Duncan Fletcher’s departure, but all tho

May 19 2015
Chris Gayle to play for Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash
Chris Gayle to play for Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash

Chris Gayle is one of the most sort-after T20 players Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades have signed West Indian big-hitter Chris Gayle on a one-year deal. Gayle will return to the Australian T20 league after choosing to instead play in the Ram Slam T20 in South Africa over the last two years. The 35-year-old is considered by many as the greatest T20 player since the inception of the format in the noughties. He is the

May 15 2015
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