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Pakistan vs England, 1st Test, Rawalpindi – ‘If it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen’

“If it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen.” On Tuesday, Ben Stokes announced Liam Livingstone will be making his Test debut against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. Just 24 hours later, with the start of the first Test up in the air as a virus coursing through the England squad threatened to leave them shy of 11 fit …

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Ask Steven – Who was the first player to score a double-hundred in all List A cricket?

I see the record for the highest List A score has been broken again. Who was the first to score a double-century in a one-day game? asked David Randall from Scotland The recent innings of 277 by Tamil Nadu’s Narayan Jagadeesanagainst Arunachal Pradesh in Bengaluru on November 21, elbowed the 268 of Alistair Brown (for …

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AUS v WI ​​Perth Cummins does not want to lose Australia realistic chance at WTC final once again

When Australia won the T20 World Cup in 2021, there was a feeling that they had finally secured that one global trophy that had long eluded them. But the reality is there is another trophy, albeit newly created, that quite literally slipped through their fingers in 2021. Australia missed the 2021 World Test Championship final …

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New FICA report highlights T20 shift from country to club

Forty percent of the world’s top T20 men’s players are operating as free agents as they shun national contracts to move around the world plying their trade in lucrative domestic T20 leagues. Another 42% are operating in a hybrid model combining a national and domestic contract along with playing in at least one overseas T20 …

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WBBL 2022, WBBL’s ‘bold and ambitious’ plans eyes iconic stadiums and aggressive scheduling

More home matches and playing at bigger stadiums are on the cards for the WBBL, as the rapidly expanding women’s game puts pressure on the tournament to retain its standing as the premier event. The latest edition of the WBBL came to a conclusion in front of a crowd of 6478 at North Sydney Oval …

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England in Pakistan 2022-23 – Brendon McCullum puts best feet forward as England brace for test of new resolve

Ah, but what of South Africa? Sure, that didn’t work at the start. Defeat by an innings and 12 runs inside three days at Lord’s drew plenty of pent-up derision from the sidelines, most of it from traditional supporters – many of them English – who were slightly put out by the suggestion that they …

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England in Pakistan 2022-23 – Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum says England will continue their mantra of attacking cricket in Pakistan ahead of a series in which he hopes his players will experience “the greatest accomplishment” of winning overseas. England’s first Test tour of Pakistan in 17 years is also a first assignment abroad for the McCullum-Ben Stokes revolution that took the home …

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