Bangladesh players' strike, a year on: BCB says relationship with players 'cordial'

It has been a year since several Bangladesh players took part in a players’ strike  4:43 PM GMT A year on from the players’ strike that shook Bangladesh cricket, senior BCB officials believe that their relationship with country’s cricketers remains “cordial”. But the players have refrained from making any public statements about the strike, despite it being widely acknowledged that they had raised relevant issues which were affecting the country’s…

October 20, 2020
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Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders look to consolidate place in top four

October 20, 2020

Scheduled Dubai International Cricket Stadium Delhi Capitals Kings XI Punjab Capitals chose to bat Stumps Seddon Park, Hamilton ND (32.4 ov)121/0 CD Central D chose to field. CRR: 3.7 Stumps Basin Reserve, Wellington WELL 65 CANT (79 ov)148/5 Canterbury lead by 83 runs. CRR: 1.87 Stumps Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland OTAGO 186 AUCK (39 ov)79/3 Auckland trail by 107 runs. CRR: 2.02 Stumps Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide SOA 195…

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Rolling Report: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals, 38th match, IPL 2020

12:55 PM GMT Debayan Sen Welcome to ESPNcricinfo’s Rolling Report of the 38th game of IPL 2020, between the Delhi Capitals and the Kings XI Punjab. Tonight the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, R Ashwin, and Shikhar Dhawan take on KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, and others. Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals ball-by-ball commentary If the blog doesn’t load for you,…

October 20, 2020
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Jason Holder disappointed at lack of BLM gestures in England series

October 20, 2020

Jason Holder points to the Black Lives Matter emblem on his collar © Gareth Copley/Getty Images Jason Holder, West Indies’ captain, has expressed his disappointment that the gesture of taking a knee before each match of their Test series against England this summer, in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, was discontinued for the subsequent visits of Pakistan and Australia. Holder was speaking to the Cricket Writers’ Club after…

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Zak Crawley, Alastair Cook, Sophie Ecclestone claim 2020 CWC player awards

10:03 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Zak Crawley, who turned his maiden Test hundred into a mammoth 267 during the summer, has been voted the Cricket Writers’ Club NV Play Young Cricketer of the Year. Former England captain Alastair Cook was named County Championship Player of the Year for his performances in the Bob Willis Trophy, while England spinner Sophie Ecclestone claimed the CWC Women’s Cricket Award. The CWC young cricketer…

October 20, 2020
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Bangladesh bowling coach Daniel Vettori tips Nayeem Hasan for 'big future' as allrounder across formats

Daniel Vettori on Nayeem Hasan: “I think he has a really big future as an allrounder as well – in all formats. He is a guy to keep an eye on.”  8:43 AM GMT Bangladesh’s spin-bowling coach Daniel Vettori foresees a bright future for the spin trio of Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan, being especially impressed with young offspinner Nayeem continuing on his improvement from the last 12…

October 20, 2020
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Charlie Wakim, Ben McDermott and Jake Doran make South Australia pay

2:07 PM IST Tasmania 5 for 311 (McDermott 90, Wakim 83, Doran 82*) lead Tasmania 195 by 116 runs Charlie Wakim, Ben McDermott and Jake Doran made South Australia pay for failing to put up a substantial first innings on the second day of the Sheffield Shield match at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide. On the day he surpassed Tim May to become South Australia’s third most prolific wicket-taker, Chadd…

October 20, 2020
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Dhaka Premier League 'not possible' this year, can only start in January – Khaled Mahmud

8:09 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff BCB director and Abahani Limited coach Khaled Mahmud has said it is “not possible” to go ahead with the 2019-20 season of Dhaka Premier League, which was put on pause after six matches in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The board, according to him, is looking at January next year for a possible window, but said they might consider postponing it further if the…

October 20, 2020
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Zimbabwe land in Pakistan, but without head coach Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput joined the Zimbabwe team after their failure to qualify for the 2019 World Cup  7:27 AM GMT Zimbabwe’s head coach Lalchand Rajput has pulled out of the team’s upcoming tour of Pakistan. ESPNcricinfo understands that Rajput, a former India batsman, did not travel with the rest of the team, despite getting clearance from Pakistan’s foreign office. Zimbabwe are scheduled to play three ODIs against Pakistan in Rawalpindi, before…

October 20, 2020
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