Elworthy also suggested that the ECB was looking into allowing players and other personnel to move in and out of the bubble around match venues - referred to as the "bridge to the outside". With Joe Root, England's Test captain, expecting the birth of his second child in July, the ECB has a delicate issue to manage, and this remains another area in which there is still work to be done. … [Read more...] about ECB backs Covid-19 substitutes as plans for bio-secure internationals ramp up
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"The rational of going to that [three venue model] from a medical plan point of view is to reduce the movement of people," he said. "Clearly, reducing the amount people move would reduce the mitigate the risk of infection. It would also reduce significantly the number of people required to deliver matches because we would only be in two venues to deliver these. We wouldn't have to move different infrastructure and people around the country and cost is an element of that." … [Read more...] about ECB eye ‘gold standard’ bio-secure environments for international cricket resumption
For years the MLBPA has been selling out their future members by agreeing to limit draft and international bonuses, and now it is finally coming back to bite them. The current collective bargaining agreement will cost Ohtani tens of millions of dollars, maybe hundreds of millions. That would've benefited all MLBPA members. Instead, he'll get a small fraction of his market value, and it is the union's fault for continually caving on amateur spending. … [Read more...] about Why Ohtani’s posting dispute is a day of reckoning for the MLB Players Association
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FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintWest Indies made 414 in the first Test against Sri Lanka, but only one man passed 50. Was this the highest Test total with only one score of 50-plus? asked Abhishek Srivastav from Englandin Port-of-Spain recently owed much to Shane Dowrich, who made 125 not out: the next-highest was Shai Hope's 44. There have been six higher Test totals that included only one score of 50 or more, the highest of all being South Africa's 491 against Australia in Johannesburg in 1935-36, when Dudley Nourse made the little matter of 231, and the next best score was 45. … [Read more...] about Which non-Test player has scored the most ODI hundreds?