Tournament favourites England will look to continue their dominance when they take on power-packed West Indies in their fourth encounter of the ongoing World Cup at The Rose Bowl on Friday. England, who started off their campaign in an impressive manner winning comfortably against South Africa,
With just four points from five games, Sri Lanka will aim for an improbable victory and survive in the ongoing World Cup when they take on hot favourites England at Headingley on Friday. The 1996 champions have managed to win just one game so far, that too against Afghanistan in what was a tense battle for them.
The impact of the coronavirus means there will be no sound of leather on willow and no hardy supporters wrapped up in woollies braving the bitter early-season conditions.
England cricket chief Tom Harrison says the controversial Hundred has become “even more important” due to the economic damage from coronavirus ahead of a meeting that will decide the fate of the new competition.
Six teams will battle it out for the top honours as the tournament will get under way on Dec.6. A total of 33 matches will be played, with final slated for the Christmas eve.
The UAE is set to add another feather to its cap by hosting the cricket’s biggest extravaganza – Indian Premier League (IPL) – at the time of the pandemic after the clearance by the Indian government.
ECB recently recognised the superb victories secured in June’s ICC Under-19 Women's World Cup Qualifier and the Asian Cricket Council Women’s T20 Championship by awarding each member of both teams with a Dhs.5,000 bonus.
"The seven-match T20I series will be played from September 15 to October 02. Matches are expected to be played in three venues — Multan, Rawalpindi and Lahore," the report claimed citing sources.
In a watershed moment in the history of the UAE cricket, the Lancer Capital, Manchester United owners, have acquired a franchise in the upcoming UAE T20 League, it was announced by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) in a statement on Wednesday.
Eoin Morgan urged England “not to shy away” from the pressure of the World Cup final after they stormed into the showpiece with an eight-wicket thrashing of champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday. Morgan’s side will face New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday, with both sides bidding to win the title for the first time.