Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips and Lockie Ferguson named in New Zealand A squads

2:24 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Devon Conway will have a further chance to push his Test claims after being named in the New Zealand A squads to face West Indies A and Pakistan over the next couple of weeks. Glenn Phillips, who hit a thrilling maiden T20I hundred in the second match against West Indies, will be able to show off his long-form credentials, following his hurried Test debut against…

November 30, 2020
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David Warner in Test fitness race, Pat Cummins rested for remaining limited-overs matches

1:44 AM GMT David Warner is in an 18-day race to be fit in time for the opening Test of the summer against India, after he was formally ruled out of the remainder of the white-ball matches and replaced in the squad by D’Arcy Short, while Australia’s vice-captain Pat Cummins is also to be spelled until the opening long-from game at Adelaide Oval from December 17. The groin/adductor tear Warner…

November 30, 2020
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Marnus Labuschagne puts hand up to open in David Warner's absence

Moody: Hazlewood, Zampa difference between two attacks (2:46) Tom Moody and Gautam Gambhir look back at the second ODI (2:46) 12:57 AM GMT Coming from Test cricket’s first ever concussion substitute, it was perhaps not a surprise to hear Marnus Labuschagne quickly putting up his hand to offer to open in place of the injured David Warner for the third and final ODI against India in Canberra on Wednesday. That…

November 30, 2020
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England show big-game know-how as Dawid Malan seals another nervy win

6:40 PM GMT Eoin Morgan credited England’s experience of holding their nerve in close games as a key factor behind their four-wicket win in Paarl. For the second game in succession, England clinched a last-over victory after South Africa had appeared to be in the stronger position deep into the run-chase. It gives them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. But although it looked in both games as…

November 29, 2020
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Virat Kohli concedes India were 'completely outplayed'

We need to accept that Australia played better cricket – Rahul (2:15) India’s vice-captain says the mood in their camp is positive despite losing the series (2:15) 2:32 PM GMT Sidharth Monga India’s captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain KL Rahul have both admitted that the team needs to get better on flat batting wickets, following their series defeat to Australia. India conceded 374 and 389 on consecutive games, leaving their…

November 29, 2020
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Kandy Tuskers vs Galle Gladiators, LPL 2020, Fantasy Pick, team predictions

Fantasy Pick: Kusal Perera captain, Danushka Gunathilaka vice-captain (6:30) Russel Arnold makes his fantasy picks for the game between Kandy and Galle (6:30) 12:35 PM GMT Rahul Maniraja Nov 30: Kandy Tuskers vs Galle Gladiators, Hambantota Pro Tip: The pitch still looks really good for batting, so pack your team with top-order hitters. Having watched the first game, we would suggest some slight tweaks, like bringing in a spinner instead…

November 29, 2020
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Dambulla Viiking vs Jaffna Stallions, LPL 2020, Fantasy Pick, team predictions

Fantasy Pick: Lead with Avishka and Shanaka (6:53) Russel Arnold helps you build a fantasy XI for the fifth game of the LPL (6:53) 11:17 AM GMT Rahul Maniraja Nov 30: Dambulla Viiking vs Jaffna Stallions, Hambantota Pro Tip: Both teams are full of allrounders, and picking the right ones – check out our XI – should make a big difference. Our XI: Niroshan Dickwella, Minod Bhanuka, Shoaib Malik, Avishka…

November 29, 2020
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BCCI proposes six bio-secure hubs for truncated domestic season

That winning feeling: Sheldon Jackson kisses the trophy after Saurashtra’s maiden Ranji win this season  9:31 AM GMT Only Ranji Trophy. Only Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Both Ranji Trophy and SMA T20s. Both SMA T20s and Vijay Hazare Trophy (domestic 50-over tournament). Those are the four options the BCCI has given to the state associations to choose from to conduct the 2020-21 domestic season, which has been delayed by…

November 29, 2020
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David Warner to undergo scan for groin injury

9:02 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff David Warner gave Australia cause for concern when he limped off the SCG with a groin injury during the second ODI. He injured himself diving to make a save early in India’s chase. In the fourth over, Shikhar Dhawan punched the ball towards mid-off, where Warner came cross and produced a tumble dive to intercept the ball. It appeared the injury was caused when he…

November 29, 2020
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