Guptill ton sets up New Zealand’s series win

Martin Guptill’s second successive century followed a disciplined show from the New Zealand bowlers as the hosts sealed the series with an eight wicket win in the second ODI at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday (February 16). Despite their poor catching, with plenty of chances going down, New Zealand were able to restrict Bangladesh […]

Multan Sultans, Lahore Qalandars register maiden wins

Multan Sultans opened their account in PSL 2019 with a five-wicket win over Islamabad United in the first game of Saturday’s double-header. After restricting United to 125 from their allotted overs, courtesy a disciplined bowling effort, Sultans took longer than expected but knocked off the target with ease to pick up first points of the […]

Christian propels Renegades to maiden BBL title

It turned out to be a case of so near yet so far for Melbourne Stars as they collapsed in a heap to lose the 2018-19 BBL final against Melbourne Renegades at the Docklands stadium. At 93 for no loss, the Stars looked on course to end their hoodoo of not having won the BBL […]

Paul Farbrace to leave England role after Caribbean tour

England men’s assistant coach Paul Farbrace has agreed to take on the role of sport director at Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Farbrace, who has been with the national team since 2014, will begin in the role after England’s tour of the Caribbean, which concludes in March. It is a hire that completes a circle: the […]

Players fear ‘selective use’ of stump mic: FICA head

The head of FICA, the international cricketers’ association, says that a protocol for the use of stump microphones must be introduced to avoid the “selective use” of incriminating audio by broadcasters. Tony Irish’s comments come after the West Indies fast bowler, Shannon Gabriel, and the Pakistan captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, were both handed four-match bans by […]