Pakistan cricketers not to attend Hasan Ali’s wedding ceremony in Dubai
- Hasan Ali, the Pakistan fast bowler is all set to enter wedlock on Tuesday, August 20 with Indian girl Samia Arzoo.
- The auspicious occasion is set to be staged at the Dubai’s Atlantis Palm Hotel in Dubai.
New Zealand Women’s captain Amy Satterthwaite announces pregnancy with wife Lea Tahuhu
- New Zealand Women’s captain Amy Satterthwaite has announced her pregnancy and is expecting a baby in January 2020.
- She got married to Lea Tahuhu in March 2017 after getting engaged in 2014 and will now take a break from the game.
My efforts have finally bore fruit, says Sreesanth after BCCI reduces his ban to seven years
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Tuesday, lifted the life ban on S Sreesanth and reduced it to seven years.
- The Ombudsman DK Jain passed the order on August 7 and it was made public on August 20.
Ashes 2019: Details about the yellow symbol the Australian players have on their shirt collars
- The Baggy Green is one of the prized laurels in Australian cricket. Budding cricketers in the nation want to wear it in Test cricket, making the nation proud.
- With the cap also comes the Australian Test jersey. It has been designed in a certain manner with the Kangaroos Symbol and a tinge of yellow in it.
BCCI reduces S Sreesanth’s life ban to seven years
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally decided to lift the life ban on the Indian cricketer S Sreesanth.
- The ban has now been reduced to seven years which will effectively end on September 13 2020.
Windies vs India: Ravi Ashwin could miss out from the playing XI for the first Test
- In some big news coming in, ace spinner Ravi Ashwin is expected to be left out of the team that will take on the West Indies at North Sound, Antigua from August 22nd onwards.
- The off-spinner has been out of reckoning as far as overseas Tests go in recent times.
Vinay Kumar leaves Karnataka to join Puducherry
- Former Karnataka skipper Vinay Kumar, on Monday, announced he would leave Karnataka to join Ranji Trophy’s new boys Puducherry.
- Puducherry made their debut in the country’s elite first-class competition last year.
Ashes 2019: Concussion rules Steve Smith out of Leeds Test
- Steve Smith won’t be a part of the third Ashes Test, which is set to get underway on Thursday, August 22 at the Headingley in Leeds.
- He has failed to recover from the concussion he sustained during the Lord’s Test after being hit around the neck by a bouncer from Jofra Archer.
Hasan Ali requested Pakistan Cricket Board to skip fitness tests
- Hasan Ali, the Pakistan fast bowler, earlier requested the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to grant him leaves as his marriage comes nearer.
- The speedster is set to tie the knots with Indian girl Samia Arzoo, who belongs to the Mewat district of Haryana and is currently based in Dubai with her parents.
India U23 squad for One-Day series against Bangladesh U23 announced
- The All-India Junior Selection Committee has picked the India U23 squad for the upcoming five-match one-day series against Bangladesh U23 to be played in Raipur.
- The series is set to get underway on Thursday, September 19 and is scheduled to continue until Friday, September 27.
Afghanistan announce Test and T20I squads for Bangladesh tour
- Afghanistan endured an extremely tough World Cup in England where they lost all the matches under Gulbadin Naib’s leadership.
- The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) then appointed Rashid Khan as the captain across all the formats and the leggie will soon embark on his first full tour as the leader of the pack.
New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action
- New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka bowler Akila Dananjaya have both been reported with a suspect bowling action following the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Galle from 14-18 August 2019.
- The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the management of both teams, cited concerns about the legality of the bowling actions of both players.
England need to manage exciting Jofra Archer’s workload, says Shoaib Akhtar
- Former Pakistan speedster, ‘Rawalpindi Express’ Shoaib Akhtar has expressed excitement and thrill in seeing Jofra Archer perform so well in the second Test match at Lords against Australia.
- He cautioned against over bowling the quickie.
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