After Eoin Morgan announced his retirement from international cricket, the England & Wales Cricket Board, announced new captain, on June 30. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been named England's white-ball captain, approved by the ECB Interim Chair Martin Darlow and Interim CEO Clare Connor. Notaby, England Men's Cricket Rob Key recommended Buttler, who later was appointed officially. Furthermore, Buttler has been Vice-Captain since… read-more
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The world's oldest former Test cricketer Eileen Ash of England passed away at the age of 110 on December 4. The right-arm bowler made her Test debut against Australia in 1937 and took retirement in 1949. ''Our sport owes so much to its pioneer and Eileen was one of them,'' said Clare Connor, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Managing Director of Women's cricket.
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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the BCCI have decided to conduct the canceled fifth Test between England and India, which will ''take place from July 1, 2022'' at Edgbaston. Notably, the match was canceled due to the fear of Covid-19 infection spreading inside the camp. ''We're very pleased that we've reached an agreement with BCCI,'' said the ECB's chief executive.
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In its new statement, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed following the convention with the BCCI that the scheduled Fifth and final Test has been canceled until further orders on September 10. The new decision came after considering the menace of COVID-19 for players of both countries. Reportedly, a day earlier India's support staff tested positive for COVID-19 following India's head coach Ravi Shastri and others.
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Right after the suspension of British cricketer Ollie Robinson by ECB for his racist tweets in 2012 and 2013, former Indian wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer has opened up on his experience. Recalling his experience of facing racism in England, Engineer said that, he faced racist comments on a couple of occasions when he joined Lancashire. Justifying Robinson’s suspension, Engineer added that, the IPL has changed the tunes of former international… read-more
Hours after suspending cricketer Ollie Robinson, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has started an investigating in another similar incident. Recently, wisdon.com shared screenshots of a tweet of an English player wherein he had made racist remarks. However, the website did not reveal the cricketer's name as he was reportedly below 16 years of age at that time. Meanwhile… read-more
British PM Boris Johnson on June 7 condemned England and Wales Cricket Board's decision of suspending pacer Ollie Robinson for his alleged historical racist and sexist comments. Johnson's spokesperson said, "These were comments made more than a decade ago written by someone as a teenager and for which they have rightly apologised." Earlier, on June 6, Robinson was banned from all formats of international cricket.
Rajasthan Royals' pacer Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the remaining IPL 2021 due to a pertaining injury to his finger, confirmed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Reportedly, Archer had pierced his right hand finger at home before the IPL began. However, ECB's medical team had managed the injury then. As of now, the board said that it would confirm which matches Archer would play next.
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