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Bangladesh's Rumana Ahmed out of Women's T20 World Cup qualifier

Bangladesh women`s cricket team suffered a blow ahead of the ICC Women`s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 as their all-rounder player Rumana Ahmed has been ruled out of the tournament due to a knee injury.

Aug 10, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Australia's national performance squad named for India tour

Cricket Australia on Monday announced a 14-member national performance squad which will train under former Test cricketer Glenn McGrath in India. 

Aug 05, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

South African legend AB de Villiers pulls out of Big Bash League

While Cricket Australia has decided to make it a 14-match league affair on a home-and-away basis, there is a possibility that a lot of big names will not be available for the better part of the tournament due to the cramped international calendar.

May 12, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Women cricketers from New Zealand, Australia tie the knot

Taking to their official Twitter handle, Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Stars announced the news and congratulated the newly-wed couple.

Apr 19, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Darren Lehmann back in Big Bash for 2nd stint as head coach with Brisbane Heat

Lehmann returns to the Heat for a second stint as head coach, having previously led them to the 2012/13 title in the second edition of the domestic Twenty20 tournament.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Pacer Harry Gurney focused on T20 cricket amidst uncertainty over England call-up

Gurney will be looking to make his presence felt in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), after being signed by the Kolkata Knight Riders at his base price of Rs 75 lakh.   

Feb 19, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

He's the best death bowler I've played with: Australian all-rounder Dan Christian on English bowler Harry Gurney

Gurney conceded just 20 runs in his four-over spell as the Renegades emerged victorious by a margin of 13 runs in the final against Melbourne Stars, having posted a total of 145.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Any slight let up and you will get hurt: Aaron Finch on India tour

Finch will lead Australia in the upcoming limited-overs series in India, where they would play two T20 Internationals apart from five ODIs.

Feb 18, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

BBL: D'Arcy Short named player of the tournament for 2nd consecutive season

Short made his presence felt for the Hurricanes this season accumulating 637 runs in 14 matches, which comprised of six half centuries

Feb 17, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques hails opener Josh Philippe as 'special talent'

The 21-year-old who formerly represented the Perth Scorchers, finished his debut season with 304 runs at an average of 30.40 after being promoted as opener, from the middle order. 

Feb 16, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

BBL: Michael Klinger dismissed off 7th delivery of over after umpiring blooper

The opener handed a tough catch to Steve O'Keefe who held on to the ball in a very difficult position, resulting in the on-field umpires clarifying with the third umpire whether it was a clean catch.  

Jan 14, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Won't pick up bat again after retirement: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli shares retirement plans ahead of the opening ODI of the three-match series against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. 

Jan 11, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Peter Handscomb set for Big Bash League after Melbourne Test axing

It means that the Stars could be boosted by the return of the wicket-keeper batsman as the former will seek their first win of the season after two defeats at the hands of Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes.

Dec 26, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

BBL: Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade named captains of Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes

The Big Bash League is slated to be held from December 19 to February 17. 

Dec 12, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Big Bash 2018-19: Conventional coin toss set to be replaced with bat flip

Cricket Australia's head of Big Bash League Kim McConnie believes that the introduction of an innovative concept like a bat flip is a reflection of what the BBL is all about. 

Dec 10, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

England coach Trevor Bayliss wants T20 internationals scrapped

England coach Trevor Bayliss has called for Twenty20 matches to be cut from the international calendar to ease the burden on top players and coaches.

Feb 19, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

ICC approves Perth Stadium to host all international formats

Perth Stadium is set to take over hosting duties from the historic WACA ground after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the newly-built venue to host all international formats, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

Big Bash League: Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan 'Man of the Match' on debut

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has made a stunning debut in Australia's Big Bash League, winning Man-of-the-Match honours for the Adelaide Strikers.

Dec 23, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Australia's Big Bash season set for greater heights

Australia's high-octane Big Bash League launches its seventh season on Tuesday with the whiz-bang Twenty20 cricket league looking to build on attendance and television ratings successes, with Perth Scorchers favourites to win another crown.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Chris Lynn signs million-dollar BBL contract with Brisbane Heat

Besides the Heat, the 27-year-old plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League.

Oct 20, 2017, 21:32 PM IST