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Nicholas Pooran returns to Yorkshire for T20 Blast

Nicholas Pooran has agreed a return to Headingley for next summer’s Vitality Blast, after impressing during his brief spell at the club in 2019. Pooran, one of the rising stars of West Indies cricket, will be available for the majority of Yorkshire’s North-Group matches in 2020, subject to international commitments. …

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Mahedi Hasan the hero of Khulna Divison’s one-wicket win

Mahedi Hasan put on a superb all-round show in Khulna Division’s nail-biting one-wicket win over Rangpur Division at the Shere Bangla National Stadium. No. 11 Abdul Halim hit the winning runs after he and Moinul Islam kept their cool in a last-wicket stand that lasted 7.5 overs. But it was …

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Nathan Lyon joins Hampshire on red-ball deal for 2020

Hampshire have pulled off a coup for the 2020 County Championship season after signing Nathan Lyon on a red-ball contract that, international commitments pending, ought to keep him at the club for the entirety of the campaign. Lyon, who toured with Australia this summer as part of their World Cup …

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‘Kieron Pollard is more proactive as a captain’ – Viv Richards

Sir Vivian Richards has given his backing to Kieron Pollard as the Trinidadian allrounder prepares for his first assignment as West Indies white-ball captain, with their three-match ODI series against Afghanistan beginning in Lucknow on Wednesday. Pollard hasn’t turned out for West Indies in one-day international cricket since their tour …

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Additional TV umpire likely to monitor no-balls in IPL

12:46 PM GMT Vishal Dikshit The IPL is planning to have an exclusive TV umpire to monitor no-balls from the 2020 edition. It is understood this extra match official will be separate from the third and fourth umpires and will use technology to help on-field officials monitor no-balls. The decision …

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Eoin Morgan wants fringe T20 World Cup hopefuls to learn – fast

It’s the vicious circle that confronts young aspirants to any plum job anywhere: must have experience but can’t get it without working in the field. Now that they’ve been handed the opportunity to gain valuable experience on England’s tour of New Zealand, Eoin Morgan wants his fringe T20 World Cup …

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