1:46 PM ET A slice of luck – a dropped catch to be exact – could well have saved, and extended, Rahul Dravid‘s career, the man himself reckoned at the launch of ESPNcricinfo’s Superstats, a set of new-age metrics for a more nuanced understanding of the modern game. Dravid spoke about how a top-edge off
7:05 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Harry Gurney has retired from red-ball cricket, signing a white-ball-only contract extension with Nottinghamshire until the end of the 2020 season. Gurney’s left-arm pace has made him something of a global commodity, earning him deals to play for Quetta Gladiators in the PSL and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL
shares Stephen Fleming oversees a fielding drill before play © Getty Images Stephen Fleming has stood down as head coach of Melbourne Stars after four BBL seasons at the helm. It had been suggested throughout the BBL season that Flemning, the former New Zealand captain, who remains the coach of the Chennai Super Kings
Asked to name his enduring memory of the World Cup, Allan Donald’s mind travels back to 1999 not, he says, because of his “tragic” run-out in that legendary semi-final, but because he knows in his heart that South Africa had the ability to win the tournament. And, speaking at Canterbury ahead of an English season
shares Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni congratulate each other © AFP With questions about India’s No. 4 batsman in ODIs yet to be answered, Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly have thrown their weight behind wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. The former Australia and India captains not only backed Pant to find a place in the India’s
5:03 PM ET Kent want to be at heart of discussions about a joint-venture team with Surrey in The Hundred to ensure their fans can identify with a club based at The Oval. Kent chief executive officer Simon Storey, who joined the club in January after a six-year stint as chief executive at Derbyshire, saw
2:17 PM ET Liam Brickhill With just two and a half months to go before the World Cup and competition for spots in South Africa’s World Cup squad heating up, coach Ottis Gibson has said that form will be the primary criteria on which the squad will be selected. “First and foremost, you want to
shares Rahmat Shah drives through the off side © AFP Afghanistan 314 (Rahmat 98, Asghar 67) and 149 for 3 (Rahmat 76, Ihsanullah 65*) beat Ireland 172 (Murtagh 54, Ahmadzai 3-41, Nabi 3-36) and 288 (Balbirnie 82, O’Brien 56, Rashid 5-82, Ahmadzai 3-52) by seven wickets Rahmat Shah missed out on a taste of
Sri Lanka in South Africa 2019 March 17, 2019 ESPNcricinfo staff shares Aiden Markram raises his bat to acknowledge the applause © Getty Images South Africa have named allrounder Aiden Markram, fast bowler Anrich Nortje and wicketkeeper-batsman Sinethemba Qeshile in the T20I squad for the three-match series against Sri Lanka which starts next week.
shares ICC CEO David Richardson addresses a press conference © Getty Images Over the last two years, Pakistan has made serious strides towards bringing big cricket back to the country in a significant way. The PCB has successfully hosted various international teams over the last 20 months as well as the high-profile PSL. All
7:45 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Fit again, Hardik joins Mumbai Indians India allrounder Hardik Pandya has regained full fitness and has joined Mumbai Indians’ preparatory camp which started on Tuesday. Hardik had been rested by the Indian team management for the entire limited overs series against Australia due to “lower back stiffness.” During the time
7:36 PM ET Steven Smith and David Warner have said it felt like they had never been away from the Australia set-up having been welcomed back with “open arms” during the first part of their reintegration with a series of meetings in Dubai before heading to the IPL. The pair, whose international bans expire on
shares Sultan Ahmed pumps his fist after taking a big wicket © Peter Della Penna UAE 182 for 7 (Shaiman 62, Mustafa 45, Walsh 2-21) beat USA 158 for 6 (Taylor 49, Marshall 31, Sultan 3-33) by 24 runs Left-arm spinner Sultan Ahmed‘s 3 for 33, including the prized scalp of Steven Taylor, helped
7:26 AM ET Umar Farooq in Karachi Peshawar Zalmi might have finished at the top of the points table after the group stage but they are yet to taste victory against Quetta Gladiators in three meetings this season. Zalmi’s captain Darren Sammy has said there is no better time for the team to to set
shares Rahkeem Cornwall was the Leeward Islands captain © CWI Media/Philip Spooner A bizarre declaration to lose a match by Leeward Islands, in an apparent attempt to deny their opposition Barbados the chance to build enough bonus points to overtake them in the WICB Regional Four-Day Tournament, has backfired with Barbados securing second place.
3:00 AM ET Peshawar Zalmi 214 for 5 (Kamran 74, Imam 58, Delport 2-24) beat Islamabad United 166 for 9 (Walton 48, Faheem 31, Hasan Ali 3-29) by 48 runs How the game played out It was a game that really mattered, as for things as trivial as cricket matches matter on a day like
6:50 AM ET It’s all up for grabs at the top of England’s Test batting order. Yet another series has come and gone – this time a 2-1 defeat in the Caribbean – with none of the incumbents making a definitive case for retention going into this summer’s Ashes. Tom Westley knows that feeling well.
shares Tamim Iqbal plays a drive © Getty Images The Bangladesh team escaped from their bus after it had gone to a mosque near the Hagley Oval where police are responding to reports of shots fired in central Christchurch. Bangladesh team escaped from a mosque near Hagley Park where there were active shooters. They