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Livingstone, Rashid, Boult top picks as 24 overseas players selected in inaugural BBL draft
The BBL competition's first Draft for overseas players saw Clubs consider 332 players from 20 countries for the coveted positions in their squads for the season. Seven clubs selected Platinum players in round one, with Livingstone, the hard-hitting England batting all-rounder, named the competition's inaugural number one Draft selection by the Melbourne Renegades.
Shubman Gill to play for Glamorgan in County Championship: Report
If all goes well, Gill will be the seventh India player to be signed by a county team this season, after Cheteshwar Pujara (Sussex), Washington Sundar (Lancashire), Krunal Pandya, Mohammed Siraj (both Warwickshire), Umesh Yadav (Middlesex) and Navdeep Saini (Kent). The 22-year-old will be the third Indian to play for Glamorgan in the County Championship after Ravi Shastri (1987-91) and Sourav Ganguly (2005).
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Krunal Pandya's Royal London Cup stint at Warwickshire cut short due to groin injury
Following consultation with doctors, Krunal Pandya is likely to miss three weeks of cricketing action, therefore not making him available for selection should Warwickshire reach the knockout stages. Pandya has played five ODIs and 19 T20Is so far, with his last national appearance coming in white-ball series against Sri Lanka in July 2021.
IND v ZIM, 2nd ODI: Shardul Thakur takes three wickets as Zimbabwe bowled out for 161
Just like the first ODI on Thursday, Zimbabwe had a top-order meltdown and despite some rebuilding efforts from Sean Williams (42) and Ryan Burl (39), the hosts couldn't save themselves from being rolled over for a small score for the second time in as many matches.
India name women's squads for England tour; Jhulan returns for ODIs, Navgire gets maiden call-up
Both teams will be captained by Harmanpreet Kaur with senior fast bowler Jhulan Goswami making a comeback in the ODI squad. The 39-year-old Goswami had missed the tour of Sri Lanka in July amid speculations about her international future. Meanwhile, Kiran Navgire - the batter from Maharashtra who plays for Nagaland - who made an impression at domestic level and in the Women's T20 Challenge earlier this year, received her maiden call-up to India's T20I squad.
Gautam Gambhir confirms to feature in Season two of Legends League Cricket
"I am glad to share that I have committed to take part in the upcoming Legends League Cricket from September 17th onwards. I am excited in anticipation of being on a cricket field once again. It will be a privilege and an honour to rub shoulders once again with the glitterati of world cricket," said Gambhir on his association with LLC season two.
IND vs ZIM: Shikhar stresses importance of Rahul's return, praises youngsters
Dhawan was initially set to lead the side in Zimbabwe before Rahul was added to the squad. A fit-again Rahul will now lead the squad, with the view of getting him some much-needed match practice. The 30-year-old has been out of action for a while with a sports hernia, with Covid-19 extending his stint on the sidelines.
ICC announces maiden women's FTP, over 300 matches to be played between 2022-25
A result of a joint effort from Members, the FTP ensures more matches for teams with the enhancement of the ICC Women's Championship (IWC) to a 10-team event. With teams featuring in more matches across formats in bilateral series, over 300 matches will be played as part of the 2022-25 FTP, a substantial increase from the previous IWC cycle. As previously announced, Bangladesh and Ireland are two additional teams in the IWC 2022-25.
Women's T20 cricket success in CWG could enable game's entry into LA Olympics
Women's T20 cricket in the Commonwealth Games had all the limelight to itself, especially with no men's event in the competition. The last time cricket was in the Commonwealth Games, it was a men's List A event in the 1998 edition in Kuala Lumpur. The Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the host to women's T20 event at Birmingham, and women's cricket have some history between them.
Chakabva to lead Zimbabwe for ODIs against India
The series, which forms part of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League, will see Zimbabwe and India meeting in three one-day international matches scheduled for August 18, 20 and 22. Chakabva will be the captain of the home side in the absence of regular captain Craig Ervine who is still nursing a left hamstring tear.