Yorkshire to appoint Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Yorkshire have announced an investigation into Azeem Rafiq’s allegations of racism during his time at the club  7:39 PM GMT Yorkshire have committed to appointing a Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as part of the club’s efforts to “improve inclusion across all forms and levels of the game”. The club has recently been rocked by claims of racism from former player, Azeem Rafiq, and have launched an investigation to…

November 25, 2020
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Yorkshire to appoint head of equality in bid to boost inclusion

November 25, 2020

Yorkshire have announced an investigation into Azeem Rafiq’s allegations of racism during his time at the club © Getty Images Yorkshire have committed to appointing a Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as part of the club’s efforts to “improve inclusion across all forms and levels of the game”. The club has recently been rocked by claims of racism from former player, Azeem Rafiq, and have launched an investigation to…

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CSA release forensic audit in wake of firing of CEO Thabang Moroe

Thabang Moroe was sacked as CSA’s chief executive following the board’s forensic audit  6:37 PM GMT Cricket South Africa’s interim board have released the full forensic report which the organisation used to fire former CEO Thabang Moroe. The report looks into the company’s affairs since 2016 and details the activities of several staff and board members, and could lead to disciplinary action in the future. The 456-page report was commissioned…

November 25, 2020
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Nepal captain Gyanendra Malla, two others Covid-19 positive

5:53 PM GMT Peter Della PennaCricket Close Peter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna Nepal captain Gyanendra Malla, along with vice-captain Dipendra Singh Airee and batsman Rohit Paudel, have all tested positive for Covid-19. The positive results were announced by…

November 25, 2020
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ECB unveil new measures to tackle discrimination in cricket

November 25, 2020

External view of the ECB offices at Lord’s © ESPNcricinfo Ltd The England & Wales Cricket Board has stepped up its measures to drive out discrimination and increase diversity across the sport, with the announcement of a new independent Commission for Equality in Cricket, a forum for addressing racial issues in confidence, and a new Equality Code of Conduct for all organisations that fall within its jurisdiction. The measures, approved…

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India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019 – the match that changed everything for Lancashire chief

November 25, 2020

Virat Kohli shakes hands with Imad Wasim after the win © Getty Images It was, Daniel Gidney says now, a day that changed everything. Gidney, the chief executive of Lancashire, had heard plenty about the passion of India v Pakistan matches in the past. But he had witnessed Old Firm derbies in Glasgow, the Derby della Lanterna in Genoa, the most raucous of Twickenham internationals and more than his fair…

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Mitchell Santner banks on variations against left-hander-heavy West Indies as captaincy bow beckons

4:16 PM GMT Deivarayan Muthu After being in the CPL and IPL bubbles for four months, Mitchell Santner is set to kick off the international home season with additional responsibilities. In the absence of both Kane Williamson and Tim Southee for the third T20I at the Bay Oval, Santner will step in as captain and with Ajaz Patel still under an injury cloud, the the spin-bowling allrounder has also been…

November 25, 2020
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Racial justice is a 'process, not an event', says CSA in response to BLM criticism

Andile Phehlukwayo and Lungi Ngidi take a knee before the start of the 3TC match  3:56 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff The South African men’s cricket team insists that it remains fully committed to the dismantling of racism, and will continue to use its platform within the country to address injustice, in the wake of criticism of the decision not to take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter…

November 25, 2020
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Colombo Kings vs Kandy Tuskers, LPL 2020, Fantasy Pick, team predictions

3:40 PM GMT Rahul Maniraja Colombo Kings vs Kandy Tuskers, Match 1, Hambantota Pro Tip: Only one match has been played at this venue in the last three years and it happened in February 2020, when West Indies couldn’t chase Sri Lanka’s 345 and lost the game by 161 runs. Expect the pitch to favour the pacers in the initial few games. Our XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Kusal Perera (wk),…

November 25, 2020
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Angelo Mathews will 'absolutely' be bowling during Lanka Premier League

3:24 PM GMT Andrew Fidel Fernando Angelo Mathews will “absolutely” be bowling through the course of the Lanka Premier League, even if Andre Russell – the tournament’s star player and Mathews’ Colombo Kings teammate – will take it easy with the ball initially. Kings will play in the tournament opener against Kandy Tuskers on Thursday, and the team’s two high-profile seam-bowling allrounders appear key to the franchise’s fortunes, on first…

November 25, 2020
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