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Cricket World Live 27th March 2020


ICC update following board meeting

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board met today via teleconference in lieu of planned meetings to discuss urgent matters for decision only, due to COVID-19.

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When India won the Cricket World Cup in 1983

Perhaps the greatest moment in the history of cricket for India was on Saturday 25th June 1983, when they lifted the Cricket World Cup at Lord’s, in London.

Against the odds, in the preliminary rounds they had defeated Australia, Zimbabwe and the West Indies and in the semi- final they knocked out England at Old Trafford.

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Momentum One Day Cup: Dolphins revel in maiden outright 50-overs Title

Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach Imraan Khan believes it was a fair call to award his team the Momentum One-Day Cup title after they were named champions earlier this week.

The KwaZulu-Natal franchise finished top of the regular season table with 30 points, two more than the Imperial Lions after 10 matches, and were busy preparing for the semi-finals when the 2019/20 term was prematurely terminated due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cricket Predictions: IPL scenario No 5 - Extending the League

In 2009, when the IPL was held in South Africa, 59 matches were played inside 37 days. Hence, extending the date of the league's ending and playing the league over a shorter span is also an option.

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'I will be playing on April 20': Stokes, Richardson and Buttler hopeful about IPL 2020

Uncertainty may be looming large over IPL 2020 with India under a 21-day lockdown, but the likes of Ben Stokes, Kane Richardson and Jos Buttler are still hopeful of an IPL season, albeit a shortened one.

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Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sachin Tendulkar opens in ODIs for the first time

March 27, 1994 - Tendulkar recorded scores of 82, 63, 40, 63 and 73 in his first five innings as an opening batsman and never looked back since this batting promotion.

As it panned out, Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest batsman of all time, scored 49 ODI centuries in 463 matches. But, there's a catch. The truth is that all these tons came off just 385 matches.

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Cricket Australia congratulates the winners of the 2020 State Cricket Awards

The nine awards recognise individual and team achievements across the 2019-20 Australian domestic cricket season. Five new awards have been announced today, in addition to the four already presented earlier in the season.

Stellar Marsh Sheffield Shield seasons with the bat saw Moises Henriques (New South Wales) and Nic Maddinson (Victoria) named as joint Marsh Sheffield Shield Players of the Year.

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Warriors Cricket announce their squads for 2020/21

The Warriors Cricket franchise is thrilled to announce that seven new players are set to join the Eastern Cape-based set-up ahead of the 2020/21 domestic season.

Whilst retaining some of the brand’s key performers from the 2019/20 season, the Warriors look forward to welcoming fresh talent into the squad.

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The Imperial Lions franchise welcome the talented Wesley Marshall, the 26-year old is a top-order batsman born in Kempton Park.

Marshall made his T20 debut for his senior-provincial side, Easterns cricket in 2013 and a First-Class and List-A debut followed in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

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DCMS and ECB say that essential work on Sports Grounds can continue

Some good news...... The ECB have announced via the Government Department for culture media and sport that essential work on sports ground can continue providing the social distancing policy can be adhered to. This obviously comes as a huge relief to clubs and groundsmen that our squares and grounds will not take on a meadow appearance once we get through this pandemic.

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'We will get through this': Kane Williamson pens heartfelt letter to doctors & nurses amid coronavirus outbreak

As New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson addressed doctors, nurses and caregivers and expressed his gratitude to them for having "our backs", he won millions of hearts across the globe.

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Cricket Predictions: IPL scenario No 4 - Bringing down the number of venues

Restricting the IPL to three-four venues will help the organizers book chartered flights for travel and sanitize the entire hotel where the teams stay.

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