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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

Tougher measures demanded after bowler's Pakistan race blast

Overton was found guilty of a level-one breach for comments he was heard making to Ashar Zaidi.

Dec 12, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

ECB supports resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral ties

Clarke believes that a Pakistan-India series is vital for the game, Shaharyar Khan says.

Nov 20, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Andrew Strauss puts IPL experience ahead of Tests

Strauss also urged a greater separation between the longer and shorter formats.

Nov 14, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Cricket should be Olympic sport: ECB

ECB chairman Colin Graves has insisted cricket should be a part of the Olympics. 

Oct 19, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Eoin Morgan, Mark Wood given England central contracts

Limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan and fast bowler Mark Wood have been granted England central contracts for 2015-16, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen omission helping England: Andrew Strauss

England cricket team are benefiting from the decision to exclude batsman Kevin Pietersen from selection, believes country's cricket chief Andrew Strauss.

Sep 08, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016

 England are to play three home tests against Sri Lanka next year and four against Pakistan.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:01 PM IST