Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Tag Archives: ECB

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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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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