England and Wales Cricket Board

England and Wales Cricket Board set to dismiss 62 employees due to financial impact of COVID-19 pandemic

With professional cricket in the country suspended for several months due to coronavirus, the game had sustained losses of more than 100 million pounds, which could further rise to 200 million pounds if there is more disruption next year.

Sep 16, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

England cricketer Chris Woakes says pay cut for players is on the cards

Woakes' remark came as the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that 62 people would be let go by the board as a result of the financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 16, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

South Africa women's team drops England tour in September due to current international travel regulations

A 24-women squad was selected in preparation of the proposed tour. 

Aug 18, 2020, 22:37 PM IST

England makes Moeen Ali vice-captain for ODI series against Ireland

The series will commence on July 30 behind closed doors in a bio-secure bubble at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Jul 21, 2020, 23:56 PM IST

England further delays start of domestic cricket season till August 1

Earlier in April, the ECB had suspended all forms of cricket in the country until at least July 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic that has brought the entire world to standstill.

May 29, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

ECB announces pay cut for employees amid coronavirus pandemic

The proposed salary cut will vary as per the employee's job grade.

Apr 02, 2020, 13:23 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: England suspends professional cricket until at least May 28

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to multiply around the world, the ECB has decided to suspend professional cricket in the country until at least May 28.

Mar 21, 2020, 10:55 AM IST

100-ball format will reduce difference between good and ordinary: Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who is also a member of the MCC's World Cricket Committee, is not in favour of tinkering with the hugely popular Twenty20 format as mooted by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

May 11, 2018, 23:12 PM IST

ECB proposes new 100-ball format of cricket

The new domestic competition, which will start in the summer of 2020, will see each side face 15 six-ball overs and another 10 deliveries in one over to make up a total of 100 balls.

Apr 20, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Sony acquires media rights from England and Wales Cricket Board

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) exclusive media rights for the Indian subcontinent for a period of five years starting in 2018 through 2022, it was announced on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

England Test captain Joe Root happy to rely on old friend Ben Stokes as vice-captain

ECB director Andrew Strauss was of the opinion that the leadership of the side moved decisively to a younger generation ahead of the team's next Test, against South Africa.

Feb 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Privileged, humbled and excited with the huge honour, says Joe Root on being named England captain

Meanwhile the ECB said all-rounder Ben Stokes would succeed Root as vice-captain of the Test side.

Feb 13, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Bangladesh rule out neutral venue for England series

BCB chief executive says, "We always believe this (neutral) is never a solution." 

Jul 11, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

PCB confident of getting Mohammad Amir's visa for England tour

Aamir made his international comeback in January in New Zealand after serving a five-year ban.

May 29, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Shashank Manohar to step down as BCCI boss for ICC chairman's post?

In all likelihood, Shashank Manohar is all set to step down as the president of Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI), according to reports.

Apr 28, 2016, 08:31 AM IST

ICC World T20: England seamer Steven Finn ruled out of marquee event

ECB has picked Yorkshire bowler Liam Plunkett to replace Finn.

Feb 27, 2016, 02:57 AM IST

Danish Kaneria lashes out PCB, ECB after Westfield is cleared to play

The ECB anti-corruption tribunal had banned Kaneria for life in 2012.

Feb 18, 2016, 22:54 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen: England batsman not considering Proteas move - Report

If reports are to be believed, then, discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen is not considering playing for South Africa, his birth country.

Feb 18, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen: The elephant in the room

The great Shakespearean line from Hamlet ‘to be, or not to be, that is the question’ can easily be rephrased into ‘to pick, or not to be, that is the question’ in the context England’s squad select

Jan 31, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

England's Jos Buttler could play in IPL 2016

Till last season of IPL, English board was unwilling to send their players to the league.

Jan 08, 2016, 20:14 PM IST