Graeme Smith breaks silence on AB de Villiers’ return to international cricket

Former South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers recently revealed that he wants to come back in the national side to play the T20I World Cup (WC) scheduled to be played in Australia later this year. The right-handed batsman is currently playing in Big Bash League (BBL) for Brisbane Heat. Now, Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) director Graeme Smith has expressed that it would be silly not…

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‘Open to whatever helps the team’: Kane Williamson on stepping down as New Zealand captain

Kane Williamson is open to step down as New Zealand captain if it’s good for the team. However, he also said he has been enjoying the captaincy across formats. “For me, it’s always been about what’s best for the team,” Williamson said. “If those discussions [about captaincy changes] are to eventuate and collectively there’s a thought that it would be best for the team, then…

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Andre Russell announces birth of baby girl; reveals the name of his little princess

West Indies star cricketer Andre Russell must be the happiest person in the world right now with the addition of a new member to his family. The 31-year-old Jamaica took to Instagram on Thursday to welcome the birth of his daughter with wife Jassym Lora. This child is the first for the couple who married three years ago. The little princess, whose name is Amaiah…

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ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Australia smashes 40 runs in last 3 overs to knock England out of the tournament

Australia and England got involved in arguably the most exciting game so far in the ongoing U19 World Cup on Thursday. A game that went to the last ball held everyone on the edge of the seat, and in the end, it was Australia who came out on top. After being asked to bat first, England posted 252-7 in their 50 overs. Opener Ben Charlesworth…

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West Indies announces squad for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

West Indies Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup slated to be played in Australia from February 21 to March 8. The team sees the return of captain Stafanie Taylor and all-rounder Deandra Dottin, who were out of the squad due to injuries. “The World Cup squad continues to show a blend of experience and young emerging players. It…

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NZ vs IND 2020: Five players to watch out for in the upcoming T20I series

Indian team is all set to kick-off their first tour of 2020 in New Zealand. The Virat Kohli-led side will play five T20Is against the Kiwis, followed by three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Tests. The opening game of the T20I series will take place on Friday (Jan 24) at Eden Park in Auckland. Almost exactly a year ago, the ‘Men in Blue’ visited New…

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NZ vs IND: Virat Kohli reveals why KL Rahul will keep wickets in New Zealand series

After thrashing Australia at home, Team India has reached New Zealand to take part in their first overseas tour of 2020. India will start the proceedings with a five-match T20I series, which begins on Friday (Jan 24). Indian skipper Virat Kohli said that he’s looking forward to stick with KL Rahul and revealed why the team management has decided to back Rahul despite him not…

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Smriti Mandhana opens up on the issue of pay parity in Indian cricket

India opener Smriti Mandhana on Wednesday said that it will be ‘unfair’ for the women’s team to ask for equal pay as Virat Kohli brigade bring in a lion’s share of the revenue. Mandhana, the reigning ICC’s woman cricketer of the year, opens up on the contentious issue of pay parity at the unveiling of Bata’s new range of shoes in Mumbai. “We need to…

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“Remember us in your prayers”: Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman tweets before heading for Pakistan

Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman’s recent tweet has raised a few eyebrows. On Wednesday, the pacer posted a picture with his teammates before leaving for Pakistan but the caption is what has grabbed the attention of Twitter users. The 2020 Bangladesh tour of Pakistan tour will take place in three phases: three T20Is in January, one Test in February, and an ODI and a Test…

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Shah Rukh Khan gives an epic reply to a fan asking when will KKR make Shubman Gill captain

Bollywood actor and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan recently interacted with his fans on Twitter. During the chat session, one of the fans asked King Khan about when KKR will make young Indian batsman Shubman Gill the captain of the team. SRK is known for his witty replies and a great sense of humor, and he replied to the fan with an…

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