Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tag Archives: ECB

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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ECB’s easing measures work best in a package

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank can provide stimulus through a number of instruments but they work best in a package, Finnish central bank chief Olli Rehn told the Eurofi Magazine. “We can push the policy rate into negative territory, employ forward guidance on the future policy path, purchase a significant ...

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Morris welcomes Pakistan back to Cardiff for T20I in 2020

LONDON: Glamorgan’s chief executive Hugh Morris has expressed his delight at the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) allotting Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens one of the three T20Is between England and Pakistan in 2020, while hoping that the game attracts a full house. The ECB on Wednesday announced the home fixtures ...

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Warne named as Lord’s-based coach for The Hundred

LONDON: Shane Warne has been named as the head coach of the Lord’s-based Hundred franchise, with Lisa Keightley taking the equivalent role for the women’s team, ahead of the first year of the ECB’s new 100-ball competition in 2020. Warne, 49, is the third men’s coach to be confirmed for ...

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Javeria to lead Women’s Global Development Squad

LONDON: Pakistan’s star batter Javeria Khan has been named to lead a multi-nation Women’s Global Development Squad that will play six Twenty20 matches on a tour of England, including two each against ECB Super League teams Southern Vipers and Surrey Stars. The ICC announced the third WGDS squad on Thursday, ...

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Andrew Strauss emotional after England reach World Cup final

BIRMINGHAM: Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss was overcome with emotion after the team he helped build “obliterated” Australia to reach the World Cup final on Thursday. England booked their first World Cup final appearance for 27 years with an eight-wicket rout of holders Australia at Edgbaston. Eoin Morgan’s ...

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German inflation moves closer to ECB target

BERLIN: German annual inflation accelerated to 1.5% in June but remained below the European Central Bank’s target, final data from the Federal Statistics Office showed. The reading for German consumer prices – harmonised to make it comparable with inflation data from other European Union countries – was revised up after ...

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Jason Roy to miss two games through injury

LONDON: England opening batsman Jason Roy, who left the field during the team’s eight-wicket win over West Indies, has been ruled out of their next two matches, against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, an England and Wales Cricket Board release announced. Roy had left the field during the West Indies innings ...

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