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May 18, 2018
England great Ian Botham backs ECB's proposed 100-ball competition, hopes it matches global appeal of IPL, Big BashBotham believes the new tournament, due to start in 2020, could compete with the other popular franchise-based leagues.
May 17, 2018
ICC could 'toss out' coin toss at start of cricket matches to ensure 'even playing field'The toss of coin has been a part of international cricket since the very first Test, between England and Australia in 1877 to decide which of the two competing teams get to bowl or bat first. The coin is flipped by the home captain and the call is made by the visiting skipper.
May 15, 2018
ECB's proposal for new 100-ball competition is to attract younger audience to cricket, says chairman Colin GravesThe English and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) proposal for a new 100-ball competition was created to attract younger people to the sport, according to the organisation’s chairman Colin Graves.
May 10, 2018
ECB to follow FA's steps, to adopt Rooney Rule to boost participation of black and South Asian communitiesECB chief executive Tom Harrison cites the measure as a really important element of the governing body's national action plan.
Apr 26, 2018
England and Wales Cricket Board's recently-formed working group casts cloud over new 100-ball formatPlans to establish a new 100 balls a side tournament in England's county cricket remain in place despite a review into the domestic set-up
Apr 24, 2018
ICC chairman Shashank Manohar set for re-election as former ECB chief Giles Clarke loses supportGiven the new equation that has emerged, there has suddenly emerged an alignment in favour of Manohar, with even the BCCI throwing its weight behind him.
Apr 20, 2018
ECB's 100-ball-a-side experiment could be a result of broadcasters' compulsions, not board's quest for simplicityWith an already agreed broadcast deal amounting to a reported £1.1 billion, it is no surprise that broadcasters would want to have an influence on things, however it seems disingenuous to pretend that 100-ball cricket has been created just to ‘simplify’ things for new fans.
Apr 03, 2018
Middlesex take U-turn on overseas player policy, sign Australia's Hilton Cartwright as injured Eoin Morgan's replacementThe signing of Australian Hilton Cartwright is a reversal of Middlesex's policy for the upcoming season, after they had decided not to have an overseas player.
Mar 28, 2018
ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Reducing 2019 event to 10 teams reflects global body's lack of visionIn reality, the ICC remains, in institution-theoretic terms, and intergovernmental (or rather inter-board) forum rather than a truly supranational organisation, and is still largely bereft of real agency.
Mar 22, 2018
Kevin Pietersen was the best England player that I played with, says former captain Andrew StraussAndrew Strauss has paid a glowing tribute to retired batsman Kevin Pietersen, revealing any animosity he felt towards his former England team-mate has dissipated.