Pak vs Eng 2022 – Jos Buttler on England’s arrival in Pakistan for T20I tour

England’s men arrived in Karachi on Thursday morning for their first tour to Pakistan in 17 years and were immediately escorted off the upper deck of their Emirates flight from Dubai into bulletproof buses to take them to the team hotel. The team have been granted VVIP (very, very important person) status throughout their three-week … Read more

Eng vs Pak, T20Is – Jason Roy set to miss out for Pakistan T20I tour, T20 World Cup

Jason Roy is expected to be the high-profile omission from England’s T20I squad for next month’s tour of Pakistan, and thereafter the T20 World Cup in Australia in October, after failing to emerge from a season-long form slump. Roy, 32, was an integral influence within the white-ball dressing-room under Eoin Morgan’s leadership, and a mainstay … Read more

NZ vs WI 2022 – Jess Kerr, Penfold, Down return for New Zealand tour of West Indies

Fast bowlers Jess Kerr and Molly Penfold and batter Lauren Down have returned to New Zealand’s squad for the tour of West Indies starting September 16. The trio replaced bowlers Claudia Green, Rosemary Mair and wicketkeeper-batter Jess McFadyen from the squad that won the bronze medal at the inaugural Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last month. … Read more

USA recall Jariwala, Phillip for ODI tour of Papua New Guinea

Teenage batter Rahul Jariwala and 25-year-old fast bowler Kyle Phillip have been recalled to USA’s 14-member ODI squad for next month’s four-match tour of Papua New Guinea. It is their penultimate series as part of the ICC Cricket World Cup League Two, and USA will take on the hosts and Namibia in two matches apiece … Read more

Harmanpreet’s checklist for UK tour

When Harmanpreet Kaur made her ODI debut in 2009, Jhulan Goswami was India’s captain. Now, 13 years later, Harmanpreet is at the helm and wants to give the veteran fast bowler a memorable farewell in England. “When I debuted, she was the captain and it is a great opportunity for me to lead the last … Read more

Zim in Aus – Marnus Labuschagne wants to continue to get better at No.5 after disappointing tour of Sri Lanka

Marnus Labuschagne is a self-confessed tinkerer when it comes to his batting, sometimes changing things mid-innings, and he is focused on using the upcoming six ODIs against Zimbabwe and New Zealand in northern Australia to continue to adapt his middle-order game with little more than a year to go until the World Cup. Labuschagne now … Read more

Zim vs Ind 2022 – Shahbaz Ahmed replaces injured Washington Sundar for Zimbabwe tour

Washington Sundar has been ruled out of India’s ODI tour of Zimbabwe because of an injury to his left shoulder, with Shahbaz Ahmed called up as his replacement*. It is the first national call-up for Shahbaz, the 27-year-old batting allrounder. In his short career at the representative level so far, Shahbaz has made a name … Read more

New Zealand A to tour India in August-September; Australia A may visit in November

The BCCI is set to resume the India A programme in early September, with incoming tours from New Zealand, and possibly, Australia. It will be helmed by VVS Laxman and his NCA support staff group of Sairaj Bahutule and Sitanshu Kotak. ESPNcricinfo has learnt that New Zealand A will arrive in India by the end … Read more

Rugby-Creevy left out of Argentina tour party to New Zealand

Veteran hooker Agustin Creevy has been left out of Argentina’s 32-man squad for their next two Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand a day after equalling the country’s all-time caps record. Creevy came off the bench on Saturday for his 94th test appearance as Argentina hammered Australia 48-17 in San Juan. He tied injured halfback … Read more