BCCI waits on BCB nod to roll out Eden Gardens day-night Test

The BCCI has moved a step closer to hosting a day-night Test, with a request going across to its counterparts at the BCB for the second and final Test of the upcoming India-Bangladesh series, scheduled to be played at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, to be played under lights. ESPNcricinfo understands that …

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Sri Lanka must dig deep after record defeat

Almost everything that could go wrong, did go wrong for Sri Lanka in Adelaide. And the one thing that went right for them, turned out badly. Lasith Malinga called correctly at the toss and put Australia in. Twenty overs later they had 233 against them. The chase was equally, if …

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Ban or not, David Warner a T20 leader for Australia

Whatever the letter of David Warner’s lifetime ban from leadership positions in Australian cricket, he was never going to be left out of the team’s tactical thinking. Apart from the fact it is nigh on impossible to picture Warner sitting quietly in the corner minding his own business while the …

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Kumble backs Kohli’s idea for limited Test venues

Virat Kohli’s suggestion to limit the Test venues in India to just five has found support in former captain and coach Anil Kumble, who felt having fixed centres for Test cricket would help promote the sport better in India. Kumble also wanted Tests that coincided with festive holidays or significant …

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After the boos, Warner returns home to love and adulation

David Warner spent most of this year’s England tour trying to ignore the verbal bile constantly directed his way. So there was not only relief but also revelation in the experience of a loud, supportive Adelaide Oval crowd on Sunday, as the exhortations of 16,268 spectators helped lift him to …

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