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ECB grants conditional approval for Ashes tour

ECB grants conditional approval for Ashes tour

Ending speculations regarding the uncertainty of the upcoming Ashes series, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Saturday gave ‘conditional’ approval to the five-match series. Recently, several England cricketers had expressed their disappointment over…

Australia ‘flexible & practical’ for Ashes, says Minister

Australia ‘flexible & practical’ for Ashes, says Minister

The Australian government has been “flexible and practical” to ensure the upcoming Ashes series can be held as scheduled however, the fate of the tour lies in England’s hands, health minister Greg Hunt said on…

Ashes will go ahead whether Joe Root is here or not: Tim Paine

Ashes will go ahead whether Joe Root is here or not: Tim Paine

After some of the top England players had said that they may skip the Australia tour for the Ashes later this year isn’t a matter of concern for Australia’s Test skipper Tim Paine, who has…

England Test skipper Root voted as ICC Men’s Player of the Month for August

England Test skipper Root voted as ICC Men’s Player of the Month for August

England Test skipper Joe Root has been voted as the ICC Men’s player of the month for August while Ireland all-rounder Eimear Richardson was voted as the player of the month in women’s category, the…

India to tour England for two white-ball series in July 2022

India to tour England for two white-ball series in July 2022

The England men’s team will begin their 2022 home summer with a three-match LV= Insurance Test series against world Test champions New Zealand, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday. The English…

England recalls Buttler, Leach for fifth Test vs India

England recalls Buttler, Leach for fifth Test vs India

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler and left-arm spinner Jack Leach have returned to England squad for the fifth and final Test against India, which will begin at Old Trafford in Manchester from September 10. Batsman Sam Billings,…

Bumrah, Afridi, Root nominated for ICC men’s Player of the Month award

Bumrah, Afridi, Root nominated for ICC men’s Player of the Month award

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has featured in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Player of the Month nominees for August 2021 along with England skipper Joe Root and Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi. Bumrah was exceptional…

Buttler set to rejoin England squad ahead of final Test at Manchester

Buttler set to rejoin England squad ahead of final Test at Manchester

England’s wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler will return to the home squad for the fifth and final Test against India, starting Friday in Manchester. After playing the first three matches of the five-match Test series against…

Nasser Hussain slams England’s team selection for 4th Test against India

Nasser Hussain slams England’s team selection for 4th Test against India

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has slammed the Joe Root-led side for their selection of the playing eleven in the ongoing fourth Test against India at the Narendra Modi stadium in Motera. Significantly, the Indian…

Atmosphere at refurbished Motera stadium will be electric: Joe Root

Atmosphere at refurbished Motera stadium will be electric: Joe Root

England skipper Joe Root is highly impressed with the “phenomenal” Motera Stadium, the venue for the third Test between India and England, and said the atmosphere within the stadium will be “electric”. “It is a…