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Bayliss willing to make way as T20 coach | Cricket

Play 01:46 Bayliss on Farbrace … Farbrace on Bayliss Something has to give and Trevor Bayliss is happy for it to be him. Building on his argument that T20 internationals should be jettisoned from an unsustainably hectic schedule, the England coach has endorsed his deputy Paul Farbrace to ...

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Rashid Khan, top order give Afghanistan 4-1 series win

Afghanistan 241 for 9 (Ahmadi 76, Rahmat 59, Raza 2-41) beat Zimbabwe 95 (Ervine 34, Rashid 3-13, Ashraf 2-15) by 146 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Rashid Khan slaps a six over long-off AFP Fifties from Javed Ahmadi and Rahmat Shah, and the all-round brilliance of Rashid Khan, powered Afghanistan to a 4-1 series win in Sharjah. Their margin of victory – ...

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Hathurusingha keen on expanding Sri Lanka’s player pool

One tour, three formats, three series wins. For Chandika Hathurusingha, it has been the ideal start to his tenure as head coach of Sri Lanka. Speaking on his side’s return home, a content Hathurusingha cited good communication, tactical flexibility, and a relaxed environment as key elements in Sri Lanka sweeping every trophy on offer in Bangladesh. Now, his concentration has ...

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Markram wasn’t the right choice as captain – Graeme Smith

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes Aiden Markram‘s appointment as interim captain for the ODIs against India was “not the right decision,” and hopes that his confidence hasn’t taken a dent after the home team was comprehensively beaten 5-1. Smith, who was himself handed the captaincy as a 22-year old after South Africa’s early exit from the 2003 World ...

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Gambhir returns from injury for Vijay Hazare knockouts

Gautam Gambhir, who has recovered from an ankle injury, will return to Delhi’s team for the knockout phase of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Shreyas Iyer, who was recently part of India’s first ODI series win in South Africa, has also been included in Mumbai’s squad. However, Ajinkya Rahane, back home after national duty, has taken a break after Mumbai chief ...

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Brisbane Heat pull out of Stoinis deal

Brisbane Heat have pulled out of a proposed deal to sign up Australia allrounder Marcus Stoinis, who has turned out for Melbourne Stars since 2013. The franchise’s statement meant Stoinis will not line up with Chris Lynn and Brendon McCullum in an imposing batting roster. Last week the Heat had made a lucrative deal believed to be worth about AUD ...

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Kaul’s century hands Shinepukur second DPL win

3:00 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Uday Kaul‘s third List-A century helped Shinepukur Cricket Club to an 88-run win over Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity at the BKSP-3 ground in the Dhaka Premier League. Kaul’s 137 came off 136 balls, and included 12 fours and three sixes. He added 65 runs for the third wicket with Towhid Hridoy and another 110 runs ...

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Craig Overton called up to England ODI squad

Craig Overton has been drafted into England’s one-day squad for the forthcoming ODI series against New Zealand, after Liam Plunkett was ruled out with a hamstring injury. Overton, 23, was selected for his Test debut against Australia during the Ashes, and made a strong impression in two appearances before being ruled out of the series after sustaining a fractured rib ...

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Winter basks in ten-for as South Australia win by seven wickets

South Australia 281 & 3 for 192 (Weatherald 56, Ferguson 49*, Stobo 1-39) beat New South Wales 256 & 213 (Hughes 41, Patterson 41, Winter 5-61) won by seven wickets Nick Winter belts out an appeal Getty Images South Australia vaulted back into contention for the Sheffield Shield final after a comfortable seven-wicket win over New South Wales at the SCG. ...

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