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Temba Bavuma named Proteas' first Black African cricket captain

Cricket Mar 5, 2021

Temba Bavuma named Proteas' first Black African cricket captain

Temba Bavuma said on Thursday that he accepted the responsibility of being appointed as South Africa's first Black African cricket captain. "I'd be lying if I said it didn't mean anything to me," he said at a press conference after being named South Africa's limited-overs ...

Crowd pressure for England at world's biggest cricket stadium

Cricket Feb 24, 2021

Crowd pressure for England at world's biggest cricket stadium

Tens of thousands are expected to flock to the world's biggest cricket stadium on Wednesday and India skipper Virat Kohli thinks England will be intimidated by the experience. The rebuilt Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, where former U.S. president Donald Trump held a rally last ...

Australia-India Boxing Day test declared possible COVID-19 hotspot

Cricket Jan 6, 2021

Australia-India Boxing Day test declared possible COVID-19 hotspot

A spectator at Australia's showpiece Boxing Day test against India has tested positive for the new coronavirus, authorities said Wednesday, warning fans seated nearby that they must get tested and isolate. State health authorities said the man in his thirties was not infectious while at ...

Australia still negotiating India's arrival for test series

Cricket Oct 20, 2020

Australia still negotiating India's arrival for test series

Only a few weeks before the players are due to start arriving, Cricket Australia are still negotiating with Queensland health officials over the quarantining of the India team ahead of their blockbuster test series. The India squad is scheduled to quarantine in Brisbane and play ...

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch attacks

Cricket Sep 29, 2020

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch attacks

Bangladesh cricketers are to return to the scene of the Christchurch mosque massacres two years after the tragedy, New Zealand Cricket said Tuesday. They are among four international teams confirmed to play in New Zealand over the coming months. Bangladesh is scheduled to play a one-day ...