"The present (interim) schedule for Australia tour was released by Cricket Australia (CA) with the first Test to begin on December 3. Also, to note is a three-match T20 series that was scheduled ahead of the Tests, to be followed by a three-match ODI series. … [Read more...] about Covid 19 crisis: BCCI to reschedule Australia series and England series at home?
Bcci treasurer raises questions about timing of ipl playoffs
"There is no choice - everyone will have to do that. You would want to resume the cricket," Arun Singh Dhumal, the BCCI treasurer, told the Sydney Morning Herald. "Two weeks is not that long a lockdown. That would be ideal for any sportsman because when you are in quarantine for such a long period, then going to another country and having a two-week lockdown it would be a good thing to do. We'll have to see what the norms are post this lockdown." … [Read more...] about BCCI says India ready for two-week quarantine to make Australia tour happen
4. Probable XIs Joe Root, the first-choice skipper, who skipped the first Test to be with his wife for the birth of their child will be back. Root will take over captain's mantle from Ben Stokes. England would also consider recalling veteran pacer Stuart Broad who was benched for the first Test and the move created a flutter in English cricketing circles. … [Read more...] about England vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Schedule, probable XI, live telecast, live streaming, India timing, head to head stats
"From our point of view, it's just making sure that he feels confident in the environment he's in. We'll give him the best chance to succeed really. The rest of it is, he has a good day out, gets some runs, hopefully, the rest will be history - he'll go on from there." … [Read more...] about England vs West Indies: Coach Chris Silverwood throws weight behind under-fire Jos Buttler
"He was pretty blown away to have Aaron Finch send him a personal message. (He was struggling) with the whole circumstance of being at home and not being able to participate in his normal sport ... that''s his outlet, usually," Taylor was quoted as saying. … [Read more...] about Australia skipper Aaron Finch helps a student in “remote learning”