Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Tag Archives: ECB

English counties allowed two overseas players per side from 2021

LONDON: England’s 18 first-class counties will be allowed to field two overseas players per side in domestic four-day and 50-over matches from 2021, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Friday. Teams are currently allowed to field only one overseas player, though foreign-born cricketers with British passports and those on ...

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England women cricketers back in training

LONDON: Cricket chiefs announced on Thursday that England’s women players would return to training this month ahead of a possible tri-series in September. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) postponed a series against India, initially scheduled to start at the end of the end of June, because of the ...

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England name 8 uncapped players for West Indies Tests


BIRMINGHAM: England included eight uncapped players in a 30-man training group announced Wednesday ahead of next month’s Test series against the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Board last month named a 55-strong training group. But the selectors have now whittled the number down to those who are more likely ...

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PM Imran Khan clears cricket team’s England tour

MANCHESTER: Prime Minister Imran Khan has told Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani that the Pakistan team should go to England for the Test and T20 series as people want to see cricket and other sports activities to resume despite the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Imran Khan on today ...

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ECB postpones ‘Hundred’ until 2021 due to COVID-19

LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) postponed the inaugural edition of the Hundred completion due to coronavirus outbreak. The ECB announced in an official statement that the inaugural edition of Hundred competition will now take place in the summer of 2021 due to the ongoing circumstances. “Of course ...

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England cricket chief expects delay to West Indies series

© Getty Images LONDON: England cricket team chief Ashley Giles has forecast a significant delay to the home series against the West Indies in June should the coronavirus relent sufficiently to allow the three Tests to go ahead. The county championship, comprising four-day matches, was due to start on Sunday ...

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England’s Anderson to continue recovery in South Africa

LONDON: England paceman James Anderson will step up his recovery from a calf injury at a specialist pace bowling camp in Potchefstroom ahead of a four-test series in South Africa starting next month, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said. Anderson, England’s top test wicket-taker with 575 victims, ...

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Babar Azam, Smith included in draft for ‘The Hundred’

LONDON: ‘The Hundred’ is turning out to be a star studded affair as renowned international cricketers have been named in the upcoming tournament organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Pakistani batsman Babar Azam is one of the players included in the draft which will be held on ...

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Draghi comments at ECB press conference

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected on Thursday, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of bond purchases to prop up euro zone growth and halt a worrisome drop in inflation expectations. Following are highlights of ECB President Mario Draghi’s comments at a ...

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