10 Sep
England’s fifth Test against India at Old Trafford cancelled

The fifth and final Test between England and India at Old Trafford in Manchester has been cancelled hours before the scheduled start of play due to a Covid-19 outbreak within the Indian squad. The ECB released a statement on their website reading, “Due to fears of a further increase in the number of COVID cases […]

Sana Mir Pakistan Women 26 Apr
Cricket news round-up – April 26: Graeme Watson passes away, Sana Mir retires

Graeme Watson passed away; Sana Mir announced retirement from international cricket; and cricket resumed in Vanuatu and Taipei.

Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh 22 Apr
Cricket news round-up – April 22: Mushfiqur, Rahul auction gear to aid COVID-19 battle

CA is keen on hosting the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the end of this year; ICC will decide its course of action later this week; South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed; and Rahul and Mushfiqur have put up their gear for auction to help combat COVID-19.

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Cricket news round-up – April 15: Coronavirus claims Zafar Sarfraz, BCCI may postpone IPL indefinitely

Coronavirus claims former Peshawar cricketer Zafar Sarfraz; BCCI are likely to postpone the IPL indefinitely; MCA postponed all their matches till May 3; and Giles remains upbeat about over the possibility of cricket in England this summer.

Mohammad Sharif Bangladesh 12 Apr
Cricket news round-up – April 12: Jackie du Preez passes away, Mohammad Sharif quits cricket

Jackie du Preez passed away; Mohammad Sharif retired from all forms of cricket; Pujara, Lyon, and Neser cancelled their respective County Championship contracts; and Shakib reunited with his family after a self-imposed isolation.

Sourav Ganguly India 26 Mar
Cricket news round-up – March 26: Pandit moves to Madhya Pradesh, Ganguly donates INR 5 million

Pandit left Vidarbha for MP; Ganguly to donate INR 5 million towards the Coronavirus-affected; HCA offered a stadium to assist with quarantine measures; and Middlesex signed a new contract.

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Cricket news round-up – March 25: Lions, Dolphins win South African domestic competitions

CSA declared the domestic season winners, ECB announced a potential season opening date, and Ganguly offered the Eden Gardens to West Bengal Government for quarantine facilities.

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Cricket news round-up – March 24: First national contract for Beuran Hendricks

Beuran Hendricks earned a national contract, the CPL organisers are yet to discuss an alternative plan, and PCB offered help to combat Covid-19

Majid Haq Scotland 21 Mar
Cricket news round-up – March 21: Majid Haq tests positive for Coronavirus

Majid Haq tested positive for Coronavirus; no professional cricket in England till May 28. Men's T20 World Cup may have reserve days; and Warner will not feature in The Hundred.

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Cricket news round-up – March 19: ECB, ZC postpone all domestic cricket

Both the ECB and ZC suspended all domestic cricket; CWI offered to host the Wisden Trophy; ICC inducted two Indian female umpires to their International Panel; and the South African cricketers were asked to isolate themselves upon their return home.