West Indies begin search for new women's head coach

West Indies women will be coached by Gus Logie until the board nails down his successor  5:18 PM IST ESPNcricinfo staff West Indies women will have a new head coach soon, with the board having started the recruitment process to replace the outgoing Gus Logie. The former West Indies batsman had been appointed interim head coach in October 2019 and his last assignment was the T20 World Cup in Australia,…

May 22, 2020
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'I thought I've snapped my leg in two here' – Kate Cross reveals 2021 World Cup fears

May 22, 2020

Kate Cross at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup © ICC via Getty Kate Cross heard the crack and felt the pain in her leg, but it’s where her mind went racing to next that was hardest to take. Suddenly, lying on the Sydney Showground Stadium turf, she saw the 2021 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and she wasn’t there. Cross, the England seamer, suffered a severe sprain and…

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Cricket Australia chief: India tour 'nine out of 10' chance of taking place

7:33 AM IST ESPNcricinfo staff Kevin Roberts, the Cricket Australia chief executive, has given India’s tour a “nine out of 10” chance of happening later this year as the game grapples with how to resume amid the Covid-19 pandemic. He also indicated there was a chance Australia could still undertake their limited-overs trip to England which was originally schedule for July but could happen in September. The visit of India…

May 22, 2020
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Prospect of Chris Broad officiating over son Stuart raises West Indies' concerns

Stuart Broad enjoys first day back at Trent Bridge (0:56) Stuart Broad shared the different steps he has needed to take to return to training on his Instagram (0:56) 10:20 PM IST The prospect of Chris Broad officiating in a match involving his son, Stuart, could provoke a rethink at the ICC ahead of the resumption of international cricket in England. The ICC cricket committee recently recommended a suspension in…

May 21, 2020
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SLC's new stadium project suspended after backlash

9:39 PM IST Andrew Fidel Fernando Sri Lanka Cricket’s new stadium project in Colombo, which was proposed only several days ago, has been suspended, following the Sri Lanka government’s rowing back of its commitment to its construction. Although on Sunday, government minister Bandula Gunawardana appeared with Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Shammi Silva to announce the construction of a 40,000-capacity stadium east of the city, adverse public opinion appears to have…

May 21, 2020
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Is Sourav Ganguly eyeing ICC chairman position?

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly arrives for a press conference at the board’s headquarters  9:25 PM IST Nagraj Gollapudi Close News editor, ESPNcricinfo Nagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo Firdose Moonda Is Sourav Ganguly a dark horse to replace his countryman Shashank Manohar, the outgoing ICC chairman? Ever since it emerged that Manohar would not stand for another term after his tenure ends with the ICC annual conference in July,…

May 21, 2020
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Is it now or never for Alex Hales to come in from the cold?

Alex Hales has not played for England since his deselection from their World Cup squad  9:14 PM IST Matt Roller Close Matt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98 “In terms of what that looks like, practically, it’s human nature, it’s about developing trust. I don’t think you can put a time limit on gaining back that trust, and that’s not just with me, that’s with…

May 21, 2020
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Alex Hales faces anxious wait as England prepare to name up to 45 players

May 21, 2020

Alex Hales last played for England in March 2019 © Getty Images England could name up to 45 players in their international training squads next week, with Alex Hales one of those waiting nervously to see if he wins a recall. While England’s white-ball players will not be required back in training until mid-June, the ECB are likely to name both the Test and limited-overs squads at the same time….

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England Women could follow men into training within weeks

ECB hopeful of England women’s return to action this summer (1:33) Clare Connor says the ECB are looking to go ahead with England women vs. India and South Africa (1:33) 7:41 PM IST Valkerie Baynes England’s women’s squad could return to training within weeks in hopes of playing their international series against India and South Africa behind closed doors this season. Clare Connor, the ECB’s managing director of women’s cricket,…

May 21, 2020
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CSA braced for just 'half a season' in 2020-21

Cricket South Africa is hopeful that the MSL can still be played in front of an audience  6:55 PM IST ESPNcricinfo staff Cricket South Africa is preparing for four different scenarios ahead of the 2020-21 summer with the most likely being a reduced domestic season, with matches expected to be played behind closed doors. The Mzansi Super League (MSL) remains a priority but CSA is reluctant to play the tournament…

May 21, 2020
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