Nurul Hasan to replace Shakib Al Hasan as Bangladesh captain for UAE T20Is

The BCB will not pull Shakib Al Hasan from his CPL contract, as he was omitted from Bangladesh’s 17-man squad for the upcoming two-match T20I series against UAE in Dubai. Nurul Hasan, who is returning to the squad after a finger surgery having missed a chunk of the Zimbabwe tour and the Asia Cup, will … Read more

Josh Hazlewood unsure if multi-format quick could be Australia’s ODI captain

Josh Hazlewood believes it would make for more stability if Australia’s next ODI captain was available for as many matches of the format as possible rather than regularly switching between leaders. Hazlewood has previously been vice-captain of the Test side and is a now an integral part of the ODI and T20I teams, after an … Read more

Australia news – Aaron Finch announces retirement from ODIs, continues as T20I captain

Aaron Finch has announced he will retire from one-day internationals after the final match of the series against New Zealand in Cairns on Sunday. He will continue to captain the T20 side into their defence of the World Cup title next month. “It has been a fantastic ride with some incredible memories,” Finch said. “I … Read more

CPL 2022 – Shimron Hetmyer named Guyana Amazon Warriors captain

Hetmyer, who has been with Amazon Warriors since 2016 and became a regular in the XI from 2018, has played 47 games for them, scoring 1149 runs at a strike rate of 131.76 including one hundred and eight fifties. Chairman of the Amazon Warriors franchise Bobby Ramroop said: “We are pleased to appoint our first … Read more

WBBL 2022-23 news – Ellyse Perry extends Sydney Sixers career remains captain

Ellyse Perry will remain with Sydney Sixers for at least another season, and will continue to captain the club as they look to revive their fortunes in the WBBL after missing finals for the last three campaigns. Sixers finished bottom last season for the first time in the tournament’s history, having been fifth in the … Read more

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell ends 45-year commentary career

After a celebrated commentary career spanning 45 years, Ian Chappell has decided to put down his mic. The 78-year-old former Australia captain, who is widely admired for his incisive views on the game and his forthright manner of expressing them, told the Sydney Morning Herald that he had been contemplating the decision for a while. … Read more

Bangladesh cricket – Shakib Al Hasan named Bangladesh captain for Asia Cup and T20 World Cup

Shakib Al Hasan is back in charge for Bangladesh in T20Is, being named captain for the upcoming Asia Cup, New Zealand tri-series and the T20 World Cup. The BCB made the announcement this afternoon, bringing to an end the uncertainty of the past couple of weeks, when Shakib was told by the board to choose … Read more

Sourav Ganguly and Eoin Morgan to captain star-studded teams in Legends League curtain-raiser

Former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will lead India Maharajas in an exhibition match against a World Giants team, which will be led by former England captain Eoin Morgan, on September 16. The game, set to be held at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, is part of Legends League Cricket (LLC), a private … Read more

Zim vs Ind 2022 – KL Rahul to captain India in Zimbabwe after being passed fit

KL Rahul has been drafted in as the 16th member of India’s squad that will tour Zimbabwe for three ODIs between August 18 and 22. Rahul will also captain the squad, with Shikhar Dhawan, who was earlier set to lead, now named his deputy. Rahul’s inclusion follows a clearance from BCCI’s medical team that has … Read more