Thursday, 17 January 2019

Tag Archives: Big Bash League

England cricket chief backs ‘Hundred’ despite Kohli concerns

LONDON: English cricket’s top administrator believes the world game’s best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has insisted the eight-team domestic competition, ...

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Big Bash League: Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Sixers

SYDNEY: Peter Handscomb, who has been left out of the side for the third Test against India, showed his class when he bludgeoned his way to 70 off 35 balls to help Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Sixers by five wickets. Handscomb opened the batting and smashed nine fours and three ...

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Brisbane Heat star Harris belts 42-ball century in women’s BBL

BRISBANE-AFP: Brisbane Heat opener Grace Harris plundered the fastest century ever in Australia s women s Twenty20 Big Bash League, needing just 42 balls to reach three figures. In doing so she became one of the quickest women ever to make 100. The West Indies  Deandra Dottin holds the record in internationals, ...

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Big Bash League replaces traditional coin toss with bat flip

LONDON: Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) has replaced the traditional coin toss with a bat flip for the upcoming season. The new season, which will begin from December 19, will feature a new rule where captains will call either ‘hills’ or ‘flats’ instead of ‘heads’ or ‘tails’. “For me it’s ...

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Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades Sign Usman Khan Shinwari

MELBOURNE: The search of foreign players finally ended for Melbourne Renegades with the signings of Usman Khan Shinwari and Harry Gurney. They are in quest of signing left-handed fast bowlers for quite a time now. Finally, the latest series between Pakistan and Australia has given them the choice to bag ...

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Arthur says Fielding during PSL has put Big Bash to shame

DUBAI: Whether it’s Shahid Afridi’s acrobatic catch at the boundary or Joe Denly bringing back memories of Jonty Rhodes, this edition of the PSL has seen some fantastic fielding from teams. Pakistan and Karachi Kings coach, Mickey Arthur has also taken notice and is all praise for the effort being ...

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BBL: Strikers beat Renegades while taking catch of the season

PERTH: Boundary-line catches have always been a treat to watch and if the catches turn out to be a combined effort between two fielders they become even more sensational. The batsman in these situations can only blame his luck but for the audiences it serves as a jaw-dropping moment. Yet ...

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Controversy in Big Bash League

PERTH: Controversy erupted in the Big Bash League after Brisbane Heat’s Alex Ross was given out for ‘obstructing the field’ against Hobart Hurricanes. It happened in the 17th over of Heat’s chase, when Ross – batting at 28 off 16 balls – pulled a short delivery towards mid-wicket and took ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Yasir Shah out of Big Bash League

OVAL: Pakistan former captain turned commentator Ramiz Raja has demanded the national cricket team to get Yasir Shah back from the Big Bash League (BBL) for the remaining One Day International (ODI) series with the New Zealand. Raja was of the view that Shah would form a formidable spin attack ...

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