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Monday, 25 March 2019

Warriors end Dolphins’ unbeaten run in rain-hit game

SOUTH AFRICA LIST-A CRICKET Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Wed, 27 Feb, 2019, 01:04 AM David Miller’s 68 went in vain © Getty Sisanda Magala’s superb five-wicket haul helped clip Dolphins’ wings despite the fiftes from David Miller and Andile Phehlukwayo, after which, Gihahn Cloete (55) and JJ Smuts (42 not…

Sanath Jayasuriya given long-term ban by ICC for breaching anti-corruption code

Sri Lanka legend Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years by the ICC after admitting to two breaches of the governing body’s anti-corruption code. Capped in over 100 Tests and 400 ODIs, Jayasuriya was charged by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit last October and has subsequently admitting…

Feel higher in the pecking order in Tests, not so sure in ODIs: Wood

WORLD CUP 2019 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Sun, 24 Feb, 2019, 02:19 PM “I wouldn’t say that night and day I’m up worried about Archer’s role.” © Getty Over the past two weeks, Mark Wood’s stock has risen once again as an England bowler. Recalled to the Test team in…

Ricky Skerritt announces challenge to Cameron CWI presidency

Former West Indies team manager Ricky Skerritt has announced his intention to challenge Dave Cameron for the position of CWI president. Skerritt, 62, who is currently president of the St Vincent & The Grenadines Cricket Association, has previously been a cabinet minister and senator in the national assembly of St…

Giles backs Chris Silverwood as England’s next head coach

ENGLAND CRICKET NEWS “Some guys are really strong in connecting with the dressing room but don’t naturally lead well because it takes a different set of skills, but I think Chris Silverwood could do it.” © Getty Ashley Giles has backed Chris Silverwood to take over as England’s next head…

Lavalette: Surely World Cup is beyond Ricky Ponting

For spoilt Australian fans so used to their team hoarding silverware, it’s been somewhat jarring seeing Australia limping towards the World Cup. They have utterly owned ODI cricket’s showpiece event by winning four of the last five titles and anything short of a triumph is basically viewed as a failure Down…

Adam Collins column: Emerald Isle now learning to swim at the deep end

It’s not easy, as Kermit the Frog taught us as kids, being green. And so it is for Ireland cricket in this their second year as a full member of the International Cricket Council. Of course, it has rarely been straightforward in a country where the sport was blacklisted for…

Oman 24 all out after Scotland bowlers wreak havoc

Scotland 26 for no loss (Coetzer 16*, Cross 10*) beat Oman 24 all out (Khawar 15, Smith 4-7, Neill 4-7) by ten wickets Oman slumped to the fourth-lowest List-A score in cricket history, after they were bowled out by Scotland for only 24 runs in Al Amarat. Playing the first…

Oman bowled out for 24

SCOTLAND TOUR OF OMAN 2019 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Tue, 19 Feb, 2019, 01:47 PM Only one batsman managed a double-digit score © Getty Oman hit a new low on Tuesday (February 19) when they were bowled out for 24 in a List A match against Scotland at the Al…