Saturday, July 4

Cricket Update

Cricket News – latest news, live scores and videos from the team -at your home for sport news.

Cricket Update

PCB Legal Advisor Initiates Defamation, Criminal Proceedings Against Shoaib Akhtar

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board authorized advisor Tafazzul Rizvi has filed a felony and defamation go well with towards former quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar for his alleged inappropriate feedback on his Youtube channel.The Pakistan Cricket Board in its assertion mentioned that it's upset with Akhtar's "poor choice of words" and that Rizvi has initiated the proceedings at his personal discretion."The PCB is disappointed with Shoaib Akhtar's poor choice of words while publically commenting about the PCB's legal department and its legal advisor," mentioned the PCB in its assertion."The language used by Shoaib Akhtar was highly inappropriate and disrespectful, and cannot be condoned in any civilised society."The PCB's authorized advisor, Taffazul Rizvi, in his perso...
Cricket Update

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ashwin Discuss Where Australia Lost 2017 Test Series

Ace Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has revealed that throughout the second Test of the four-match residence sequence in opposition to Australia in 2017, the guests had been a "little ahead of what they wanted to achieve and felt they had already won the game", which they ultimately went on to lose.In the primary Test, India needed to face a humiliating 333-run defeat in Pune and had been already on the backfoot."For me I think the first Test match... when we lost, all of us sat together and had a chat. In a 4-Test series, it's always difficult to make a comeback after being 1-0 down," Pujara mentioned whereas talking to Ashwin throughout an Instagram Live session on Wednesday.In the second Test additionally, India had been bowled out cheaply within the first ...
Cricket Update

Every Time I Played for Chennai Super Kings It Gave Me Goosebumps: Imran Tahir

Veteran South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir mentioned each time he turned up for Chennai Super Kings it gave him goosebumps and the household environment within the IPL workforce is one thing which he has by no means received anyplace else."Every game I played for CSK gave me goosebumps, a really special feeling about it...we play so well as a team," he was quoted as saying on the CSK web site."We just try to play as hard as we can and win as many games as possible for CSK, enjoy each other's success and that's what makes Chennai such a special team," he mentioned in regards to the three-time IPL winner.Tahir, who joined the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led workforce in 2018, mentioned the day he placed on the CSK cap was one of many particular moments of his life."...
Cricket Update

Playing Without Spectators Will be Deja Vu, Admits India’s Ajinkya Rahane

Playing cricket with out crowds, ought to the necessity come up, wouldn't be a very new expertise for any worldwide participant who has risen via the ranks, based on India take a look at vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.Playing behind closed doorways has been steered as one technique to resume skilled cricket, which has been suspended over the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions it has compelled around the globe.Among the tournaments affected is that this yr's Indian Premier League (IPL), which was scheduled to start on March 29 however has been postponed indefinitely, delaying Rahane's debut season for Delhi Capitals."COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen," Rahane stated in an Instagram Live session with the franchise's off...
Cricket Update

Need to Introspect If Cricket is Moving in Right Direction, Says Michael Holding

Looking to suck out each greenback out there, cricket was affected by an overkill and the coronavirus-forced break ought to be used to introspect whether or not the sport is heading in the precise route, says West Indies quick bowling nice Michael Holding.The 66-year-old cricketer-turned-commentator personally believes hitting the pause button for some time was crucial amid extreme commercialisation of the game."Just use the pause to look within the game, to look at what has been happening with the administrators, with the players, and think: Are we heading in the right direction? Is everything okay with our game? Personally, I don't think so," Holding instructed ESPNcricinfo."Everybody has just been head-over-heels charging down the hill, looking for every d...
Cricket Update

Rajasthan Royals Launches Fundraiser for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

Indian Premier League facet Rajasthan Royals have launched a fundraiser on social networking web site Facebook for the battle in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic.The franchise has arrange a devoted fundraiser web page on Facebook the place donors can contribute in direction of Gram Chetna Kendra, an NGO that works in Rajasthan with a deal with youngsters and ladies initiatives.The funds acquired by way of this initiative will deal with extending assist to ladies and dependent households from underprivileged households within the state of Rajasthan by offering over 200,000 nutritious meals.Royals have already contributed funds to produce 100,000 meals to underprivileged ladies in Rajasthan.Speaking concerning the initiative, Royals Executive Chairman Ranjit...
Cricket Update

Coronavirus Outbreak Will Not Affect Women’s Sport: Ellyse Perry

Amidst issues that cash-strapped governing our bodies will give precedence to males's occasions over less-lucrative girls's fixtures as soon as the well being disaster triggered by COVID-19 pandemic is over, star Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry believes that ladies sport will emerge unscathed.Sporting actions world wide have been delivered to a grinding halt by the coronavirus outbreak.Boards like Cricket Australia are going through a monetary disaster and have been compelled to put off majority of their workers however Perry believes that governing our bodies will search for new methods of income technology."Sport in general is resilient and I can't actually see it having a long-lasting negative effect," Perry advised the Australian Associated Press."It's...
Cricket Update

Imran Nazir More Talented Than Sehwag But Didn’t Have Brain Like Him: Akhtar

Lahore: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has claimed that Imran Nazir was a extra proficient batsman compared to Virender Sehwag however he did not have the mind which the explosive Indian opener had."I don't think Imran Nazir had the brain that Sehwag had. I don't think Sehwag had the talent that Imran Nazir had. There is no comparison with regards to talent. We tried to contain him a little," Akhtar was quoted as saying on a TV present by Cricket Pakistan.He, nevertheless, believes Pakistan did not use Nazir nicely else the group would have had a greater participant in him than Sehwag."When he hit a brutal hundred against India in a match, I asked them to play Imran Nazir consistently but they didn't listen," he stated."It is unfortunate that we do n...
Cricket Update

Have Been Sledged for Looking Like Ellen DeGeneres, Reveals Joe Root

England Test captain Joe Root has revealed that he has confronted a wide range of sledges in his cricketing profession, together with comparability with American comic and chat present host Ellen DeGeneres for his seems to be."I've been called Ellen DeGeneres on a number of occasions over the course of my career," Root instructed BBC Radio 1."I think there's a likeness there," he added.The 29-year-old opted for 'Mardy Bum' by the Arctic Monkeys and 'She Moves In Her Own Way' by the Kooks as his opening two 'Mancave Anthems' whereas showing on the pop music station to pick out a few of his favorite data.Earlier in March, Root, in an open letter addressed to the British public, had confused on the significance of crew work as a society of their struggle to defe...
Cricket Update

Buttler One of the Most Versatile, Best ODI Players at Present: Stokes

Star England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Tuesday heaped reward on teammate Jos Buttler, saying the harmful wicket-keeper batsman is one of the most versatile white-ball gamers in the world at the second."For me he is one of the most versatile and best ODI players in the world right now. You know he can destroy you; he can hit you 360 but he can also play innings like that in the World Cup final. To have that skillset as an ODI player is an absolute nightmare for an opposition captain or bowler," Stokes mentioned throughout a chat with Rajasthan Royals spin advisor and New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi in the The Royals Podcast Episode 5.Hosts England received the World Cup for the first time in 2019 by beating New Zealand on boundaries after a tied Super Over amids...