PCB announces increment in retainer and match fee of domestic players

The PCB has announced an increment in its domestic players’ retainer and match fee, across all formats and levels, for the 2022-23 season. As per the new financial model, a player featuring in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy will now get a match fee of PKR 100,000 as opposed to the previous PKR 60,000. Those playing the … Read more

Impact Player rule in domestic T20

The BCCI is set to introduce tactical substitutes in the upcoming season of its domestic men’s T20 tournament, the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which will begin on October 11. In an email sent to its state associations, the BCCI has elaborated on the concept of its Impact Player rule, which will allow teams to use … Read more

India domestic – Duleep Trophy 2022-23

Allrounder Shams Mulani had a bumper 2021-22 domestic season, starring with both ball and bat. Top wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy: check. Five half-centuries in nine innings: check. Winning the Under-25 CK Nayudu Trophy for Mumbai: check. In the 2022-23 season-opening Duleep Trophy, Mulani threatened to tick off another landmark – a maiden first-class hundred … Read more

India domestic – Duleep Trophy 2022-23

After North-East Zone drew their first-ever Duleep Trophy game, against a powerful West Zone side, they got an opportunity to interact with Ajinkya Rahane, who had been impressed with the fight shown by their players. After a near-20-minute interaction, almost all of the North-East Zone players clicked pictures with Rahane, who also signed the bats … Read more

India domestic season 2022-23 – Ajinkya Rahane eyes domestic season ‘to start from zero again’

Having recovered from the hamstring injury he had sustained during IPL 2022, Ajinkya Rahane is feeling refreshed and ready to start from scratch in India’s domestic season, which kicks off with the zonal-format Duleep Trophy from Thursday. Rahane, who had missed a chunk of the IPL and then the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy knockouts for Mumbai, … Read more

BBL news – Cameron Green signs with Perth Scorchers to complete domestic list

Cameron Green will return to the BBL with Perth Scorchers after adding his name to the list of Australia Test players who will appear after the series against South Africa. Green last played in the tournament during the 2019-2020 season and could be available for six regular-season matches following the Sydney Test depending on how … Read more

Indian domestic cricket – Ajinkya Rahane to lead West Zone in Duleep Trophy

A fit-again Ajinkya Rahane will lead a powerful West Zone side in the Duleep Trophy, which is scheduled to be played in Tamil Nadu from September 8 to 25. It was reported by PTI last Sunday that Rahane, who is recuperating from a groin injury, will make a comeback to competitive cricket at the Duleep … Read more

Indian domestic cricket – Arjun Tendulkar looking to move from Mumbai to Goa

Arjun, a 22-year-old left-arm pacer, who has also been a part of Mumbai Indians, played two T20s for Mumbai, during the 2020-21 edition of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, against Haryana and Puducherry. It has been learnt that Arjun has already applied for a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from his home association MCA. “Getting maximum game time … Read more

New Zealand domestic cricket – Plunket Shield to launch packed 2022-23 domestic calendar

New Zealand Cricket has announced a full 2022-23 domestic schedule after the last season was hit by widespread Covid-19 disruptions. The season will start with the Plunket Shield in October – followed by the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield and Ford Trophy competitions – and will last for a total of six months till the end of … Read more