Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Tag Archives: ECB

England Cricket Board confirms Pakistan tour

BIRMINGHAM: England has confirmed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for a short tour next year in October to mark their first visit to the country since 2005. A joint announcement by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that England men’s team ...

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England’s Limited-Overs Trip To India Postponed

LONDON: England’s short tour to India, for a limited-overs series during September-October, has been postponed. Instead, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are discussing the possibility of a full tour, covering all three formats, in early 2021. The BCCI took the ...

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England’s Ben Stokes to miss rest of Pakistan Test Series

MANCHESTER: England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the ongoing Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Sunday. “Stokes will leave the UK later this week and travel to New Zealand,” said an ECB statement. “He will miss England s two Test ...

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Pakistan and England cricket teams pay tribute to Covid-19 victims

MANCHESTER: Pakistan and England men’s cricket teams observed a one-minute silence before the start of the first Test at Old Trafford as mark of respect for all those affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, nearly 6,000 people out of 280,000 infected have lost their ...

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Pakistani cricketers celebrate Eid in England

LONDON: The Pakistan cricket team celebrated the auspicious festival of Eid-ul-Adha while on international duty in England where they are set to take on the hosts in 3 Tests and as many T20Is. As the likes of Sarfaraz Ahmed, Younis Khan, Babar Azam and others gathered together for the festival, ...

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PCB Advises Danish Kaneria To Approach ECB

LONDON: The PCB on Friday advised banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to approach the England Cricket Board (ECB) if he wants to resume playing club or domestic cricket. A desperate Kaneria, banned since 2012, wants to resume cricket activities to earn his livelihood but the PCB said it can’t do much since the punishment ...

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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

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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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