Knee injury delays start of Hannah Darlington’s season

Pace bowler Hannah Darlington will miss the first part of the WNCL and WBBL tournaments after suffering a knee injury late in pre-season training. She will undergo surgery on the meniscus on her left knee on Monday and is aiming to return in the latter part of the WBBL with Sydney Thunder which runs until … Read more

Australia news – Tanveer Sangha ruled out of New South Wales action with back stress injury

New South Wales legspinner Tanveer Sangha has been ruled out of the first part of the domestic season with a stress injury of his lower back. Sangha, who has been involved with Australia’s white-ball squads, is aiming to return to action during the BBL where he will play for Sydney Thunder. He was with the … Read more

County Championship – Quad injury ends India quick Umesh Yadav’s stint with Middlesex

Umesh Yadav, who suffered an injury during a game for Middlesex against Gloucestershire in the Royal London One-Day Cup last month, has returned to India for rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Umesh injured his quad muscles [the group of muscles at the front of the thigh] on August 21. As a result, … Read more

T20 World Cup 2022 – Fakhar Zaman out of Pakistan’s squad with knee injury, Shan Masood called up

A knee injury has seen Fakhar Zaman miss out on Pakistan’s squad for the 2022 T20 World Cup, while Shan Masood, who is yet to play a T20I, has been called up. Fakhar was named as one of the travelling reserves instead. Shaheen Shah Afridi, who is currently sidelined with a knee injury, was named … Read more

‘Freak’ injury puts Jonny Bairstow out of third Test and T20 World Cup

England are yet to name a replacement. Will Jacks, the Surrey and Oval Invincibles opener, is the most likely candidate after he was named in the squad to tour Pakistan immediately before the World Cup, but Alex Hales, Jason Roy, James Vince and Joe Root are among the other names who could come back into … Read more

Mohammad Hafeez – PCB handling of Shaheen Shah Afridi injury ‘criminal’

Former Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has criticised the PCB for its delay in sending fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi to London for treatment of his knee injury, calling the board’s handling of the situation “criminal”. Speaking on PTV Sports, Hafeez called his Pakistan and Lahore Qalandars team-mate Afridi “not just a Pakistani product, but an … Read more

Shaheen Shah Afridi injury update

Injured Pakistan quick Shaheen Shah Afridi will complete rehabilitation for his knee injury in London. The PCB has said he is expected to regain complete fitness before the T20 World Cup in October though his return to cricket will be decided by the board’s medical advisory panel. The decision represents a reversal of the PCB’s … Read more

England injury list grows with injured Liam Livingstone ruled out of remainder of the Hundred

England’s injury crisis has deepened ahead of their seven-match T20I series in Pakistan and the T20 World Cup this winter, with Liam Livingstone becoming the latest to be ruled out of the final stages of the men’s Hundred. Livingstone was the MVP at the 2021 men’s Hundred as Birmingham Phoenix finished top of the table … Read more

Asia Cup 2022 – Mohammad Wasim suffers back pain in another injury scare for Pakistan

Wasim, who turned 21 on Thursday, complained of pain in his lower back during a bowling session at the ICC Academy. He is believed to have undergone an MRI scan. Wasim has been part of each of the team’s three training sessions since arriving in Dubai on Tuesday. ESPNcricinfo understands the scan is precautionary, with … Read more