New ECB chief Rob Key holds talks with Anderson, Broad on possible return: Report
While Anderson and Broad -- the most successful England pacers ever -- have declared their intention to return to the side after being axed ahead of the three-Test series in the Caribbean, Stokes has emerged as the likely candidate for the post of England captain after Joe Root stepped down recently following a five-year stint of leading the side.
Don't sweat over matchups; still have several trump cards: RCB's Mike Hesson
RCB will take on Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in a crucial game at the DY Patil Stadium later on Tuesday, with a chance for the winner to go top of the IPL table. The two teams are currently bunched with Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on eight points, with only the Net Run Rate (NRR) separating them on the points table. In fact a close look at the two competing sides on Tuesday shows that they are closely matched in all departments of the game, and Hesson conceded the two had "similar balance".
England 'to target Ricky Ponting' as Test coach: Report
The Australian legend Ponting is currently working as head coach with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals.Rob Key, the former Kent and England batter who subsequently forged a successful career in broadcasting, has been appointed by the ECB as its new managing director of England men's cricket.
Pujara looks to get back into Test reckoning with series of good performances for Sussex
Pujara's underwhelming performances in the last season saw him being dropped from India's squad for the Sri Lanka Test series earlier this year and also being demoted in the latest central contracts' list from Grade A to Grade B. Pujara saw an opportunity to get back into form by playing county cricket when Australia's Travis Head declared his inability to play for Sussex due to increased international commitments. He immediately agreed to sign a contract with them for the majority of the 2022 season.
CSK's Rayudu becomes 10th Indian cricketer in IPL to cross 4,000 runs
The 36-year-old Rayudu became the 10th Indian batter overall to achieve the feat in the IPL. Rayudu, who has played 55 ODIs and averages a commendable 47.05, was picked up by the Super Kings in 2018 and was once again picked by the team ahead of IPL 2022. He has scored 1,628 runs for the Super Kings at a strike rate of 127.88.
Dispatching Kuldeep towards the short boundary at Wankhede was my game plan: RCB's Maxwell
Maxwell smashed 55 off just 34 balls, while later in the innings Dinesh Karthik's unbeaten 66 did the damage as RCB scored a competitive 189/5 and then restricted DC to 173/7 to make it four wins in six for the Bengaluru outfit. Maxwell took 23 runs off Kuldeep Yadav in an over to begin RCB's resurgence.
Rob Key appointed new Managing Director of England men's cricket
The 42-year-old Key will take over from Andrew Strauss, who held the role on an interim basis after the departure of Ashley Giles. Giles left the position after three years, following the debacle of the Ashes, where England lost 4-0 away in Australia. The former England batter will take up the position on an immediate basis and also relinquish his role as one of Sky Sports' commentators.
Pujara hits unbeaten double century to help Sussex draw against Derbyshire
Pujara scored 201 off 387 deliveries, hitting 23 fours in his 467-minutes knock and with opener and skipper Tom Harris leading from the front with 243 (491 balls, 654 minutes, 4x22), Sussex Posted 513/3 in their second innings on being asked to follow-on. The pair shared a stand of 351 in 119 overs, a Sussex record for any wicket against Derbyshire.
I am content that we brought a player-centric approach to BCCI: Vinod Rai
Rai, who was appointed as the Head of the Supreme Court-mandated Committee of Administrators(CoA) to oversee the administration of the BCCI on January 30, 2017, tells IANS that several people told him that considering the fact that his experience at BCCI was much different from any other officer there, the same warranted a book.
Root steps down as England Test captain after Ashes, West Indies reverses
Root led England in 64 matches, winning 27 of those. The record meant he had the most number of matches and wins as England Men's Test captain. During his tenure, Root made headlines for memorable victories that included the 4-1 win against India at home in 2018, 3-1 triumph away to South Africa in 2020 and winning a Test series twice in Sri Lanka.