England team director Ashley Giles says no plans on rushing IPL stars back into action in New Zealand Tests
The suspension of the IPL because of the devastating coronavirus outbreak in India has left England with a potentially larger player pool than they envisaged for the two-Test series against New Zealand.
IPL 2021: Kane Williamson and three other New Zealanders fly to Maldives due to unease over COVID situation in New Delhi
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Williamson, Chennai Super Kings' Mitchell Santer and Royal Challenger Bangalore's Kyle Jamison and CSK physio Tommy Simsek took a commercial flight to Maldives.
Rookie sensation Devdutt Padikkal, Prithvi Shaw likely to be picked in India's expanded squad for England tour
The Indian team is scheduled to play the World Test Championship final against New Zealand at Southampton from 18-22 June before taking on England in a five-Test series.
IPL 2021: RCB players, support staff leave for their respective destinations after league's suspension
RCB skipper Virat Kohli reached Mumbai on Tuesday, the day IPL-14 was indefinitely suspended due to multiple COVID cases in its bio-bubble. By Thursday early morning, all the other playing and non-playing staff had also left for their onward destinations.
India's COVID-19 crisis: Flat-footed communication strategy, risk-averse bureaucracy add to distress
An unsavoury controversy erupted this week when foreign embassies reached out to India’s opposition party for critical medical equipment via social media
New Zealand are scheduled to play hosts England in a two-match Test series, beginning on 2 June, before facing India in the World Test Championships final at Southampton from 18 June.
COVID-19: After deleted tweet and apology, New Zealand high commission gets oxygen cylinders from Congress youth wing
Despite the social media fiasco, the high commission did accept the oxygen cylinders from IYC
India will also take on Australia and Spain in February as they plays five away matches that month before taking on Germany and Argentina at home.
New Zealand cricketers may travel to UK for WTC final with Indian players, NZ players' union chief indicates
The likes of captain Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson and Mitchell Santner are among 10 New Zealand players in the different franchises of the IPL.
Britain added India to the travel 'red list' after the COVID-19 caseload surge.
Teams visiting England to play intra-squad warm-up matches instead of facing County sides; India ‘A’ tour gets postponed
New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan all had county fixtures scheduled, while India 'A' were meant to play two four-day matches against India in England.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced an 11 to 28 April ban on arrivals from India in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
The newcomers to the New Zealand squad are 21-year-old all-rounder Rachin Ravindra, swing bowler Jacob Duffy and in-form batsman Devon Conway.
The result means the Black Caps have won all seven of their home series this season, an unbroken run of success on New Zealand soil that extends to nine if results against India last year are included.
The BCB said Mahmud left for Dhaka on Saturday along with ODI captain Tamim Iqbal, who opted out of the T20I series for "personal reasons".
Uncapped Allen, 21, made it into the 13-man squad on the back of his outstanding domestic T20 form for Wellington, where he averaged 56.88 and topped the run-count with 512 in the Super Smash.
Bangladesh have played 27 matches across all formats in New Zealand and lost them all.
In Chef Analiese Gregory's latest cookbook, a blending of native Australian ingredients with European fine-dining aesthetics
Gregory offers a view of rugged life at the bottom of the world with How Wild Things Are, a cookbook loaded with striking images of the chef herself cooking dishes at a campsite or a rocky shoreline.
Initially, the final was supposed to be held at the Lord's but the ICC Board and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) decided to change the venue to ensure that the fixture could be staged safely with the potential impact of COVID-19 minimised for all involved.