IPL bidding war sees two new teams bought for more than $2 billion

Two new Indian Premier League teams will enter the competition from next year after being bought for a combined $2.3 billion at auction. Key points: The two new teams were bought at an auction behind closed doors in Dubai A representative of Manchester United’s Glazers was among the unsuccessful bidders Ahmedabad will play at the … Read more

Ben Stokes added to England Ashes squad

England’s Ashes chances have received a boost, with news that star all-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to the team’s squad for the upcoming Ashes series. Stokes took time out earlier this year to deal with mental health issues and had a second surgery on his index finger which he broke playing in the Indian Premier League … Read more

Pakistan shocks India with 10-wicket win in T20 World Cup opener

Pakistan has achieved a victory for the ages, crushing fierce rival India by 10 wickets in the teams’ opening Twenty20 World Cup group match. Key points: This was the first meeting between India and Pakistan since the 2019 World Cup, and first in a T20 since 2016 Virat Kohli praised the ‘very professional’ Pakistani opening pair … Read more

Preview: Will Pakistan finally beat India at a cricket World Cup?

On Sunday, the two sides will meet in Dubai to get their T20 World Cup campaign underway. Pakistan and India launch their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign in Dubai on Sunday, the first time the two sides will lock horns since the 2019 World Cup league match in Manchester more than two years ago. The … Read more

Darcie Brown hat-trick not enough for Strikers against Heat in WBBL

The Adelaide Strikers’ Darcie Brown has become the sixth woman in WBBL history to take a hat-trick despite her side’s loss to the Brisbane Heat. Brown destroyed the Heat top order with three wickets in successive balls in the sixth over of the match, which had been shortened to 11 overs a side due to … Read more

Devine smashes ton in Scorchers’ WBBL win, Brown’s hat-trick not enough for Strikers against Heat

Sophie Devine has belted the third century of her WBBL career, as Perth Scorchers thrashed defending champions Sydney Thunder by 81 runs in Launceston. Key points: Devine made 101 from just 60 deliveries in the Scorchers’ triumph Darcie Brown took a hat-trick in the Strikers’ loss to the Heat The Renegades scored a seven-wicket win … Read more

T20 live: Aussies chasing 119 for victory against Proteas in World Cup opener

Australia faces old foe South Africa in its first match of the men’s T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi.  Check out the live scores and stats below. Scorecard Manhattan Ball-by-ball Posted 2h ago2 hours agoSat 23 Oct 2021 at 9:41am, updated 52m ago52 minutes agoSat 23 Oct 2021 at 11:43am Source link

Aussies scrape home to beat South Africa in tense T20 World Cup opener

Marcus Stoinis helped Australia complete a gripping five-wicket win over South Africa in its men’s T20 World Cup opener, rescuing his side after they flirted with disaster in pursuit of a victory target of 119. Key points: Stoinis and Matthew Wade guided Australia to victory with two balls to spare Australia had been struggling at 3-38 … Read more