IPL 2023 – CSK sign Sisanda Magala as injured Kyle Jamieson’s replacement

The South Africa fast bowler was the joint-fifth highest wicket-taker in the inaugural SA20 ESPNcricinfo staff19-Mar-2023 • 4 hrs ago Sisanda Magala was unsold at the auction  Getty Images Chennai Super Kings have signed South Africa fast bowler Sisanda Magala as a replacement for the injured Kyle Jamieson. Jamieson, the New Zealand seamer, was signed … Read more

WPL scenarios – How can Royal Challengers and UP Warriorz qualify for the playoffs?

S Rajesh19-Mar-2023 • 8 mins ago UP Warriorz have strengthened their chances of taking the third play-off spot  BCCI Sophie Devine’s incredible power-hitting has kept Royal Challengers Bangalore alive in the WPL. However, UP Warriorz’s win against Mumbai Indians has considerably strengthened their chances of taking the third play-off spot, which even a Devine intervention … Read more

IPL insists on seven-day isolation period for Covid-19 cases

The wider sporting world has allowed athletes to play with the virus, but the league is adopting more stringent protocols Nagraj Gollapudi18-Mar-2023 • 12 hrs ago IPL 2023 will not be played in a bio-secure bubble, but there are other restrictions  BCCI Even as sporting authorities worldwide are permitting athletes to participate in events despite … Read more

WPL – Pressure is no problem for RCB matchwinner Kanika Ahuja

The allrounder dedicated the win to her mother, who played a crucial role in her rise as a cricketer Kanika Ahuja celebrates with her team-mates after winning RCB the game against UP  BCCI “Mere dimaag main bas yeh chal raha that ki mujhe match jeetna hain. [The only thing in my mind was that I … Read more

England’s Harry Brook on Ashes, IPL, MLB and Kevin Pietersen

England batter talks Ashes heroes, his upcoming IPL debut… and whether he could hit a home run in baseball Matt Roller15-Mar-2023 • 47 mins ago Harry Brook gets put through his paces with MLB’s Cardinals England batter Harry Brook takes part in some hitting drills with the St. Louis Cardinals. Harry Brook’s memories of watching … Read more

David Warner set to captain Delhi Capitals in IPL 2023

ESPNcricinfo understands Warner was the standout among the contenders to replace the injured Rishabh Pant Nagraj Gollapudi15-Mar-2023 • 14 mins ago David Warner will lead Delhi Capitals in IPL 2023  BCCI David Warner will lead Delhi Capitals in the 2023 IPL, replacing the injured Rishabh Pant. ESPNcricinfo has learned that head coach Ricky Ponting and … Read more

RCB allrounder Will Jacks ruled out of IPL 2023 due to injury

ESPNcricinfo understands RCB have been in discussions with Michael Bracewell as his potential replacement Matt Roller15-Mar-2023 • 15 mins ago Will Jacks was signed by RCB for INR 3.2 crore (£320,000) at the auction  Getty Images Will Jacks has been ruled out of the 2023 IPL due to injury, ESPNcricinfo understands. Jacks was signed by … Read more

RCB allrounder Shreyanka Patil wants to be ‘X-factor player’

The 20-year-old’s range of shots, and her fearlessness in executing them, has impressed stalwarts such as Devine and Perry Shashank Kishore15-Mar-2023 • 2 hrs ago Shreyanka Patil is an offspinner, but has the mind of a fast bowler who can bowl yorkers on demand  BCCI “I’d like to give myself some credit, because I’ve put … Read more

Women’s Premier League – Alyssa Healy on mentoring at UP Warriorz -Growing the women’s game in India is our job

Vishal Dikshit14-Mar-2023 • 38 mins ago Healy: I like to lead from within the group and empower players The UP Warriorz captain talks about her leadership style and bringing the best out of domestic Indian players Captain Alyssa Healy gathered her UP Warriorz team-mates one day in the team hotel and asked each one of … Read more

Batters on top at the WPL – it’s not just because of the short boundaries

But the trend might be changing, as bowlers come into their own on the tiring pitches at Brabourne and DY Patil stadiums Vishal Dikshit and S Sudarshanan14-Mar-2023 • 52 mins ago Haynes: It’d be nice to see boundaries pushed out a bit in coming seasons Giants coach talks about challenges as a first-time coach, how … Read more

Ben Lister, Chad Bowes could make ODI debuts for New Zealand against Sri Lanka amid clash with IPL

ESPNcricinfo staff13-Mar-2023 • 7 hrs ago Ben Lister could make his ODI debut after being named for the Sri Lanka series  Getty Images Chad Bowes and Ben Lister are the two uncapped players in New Zealand’s extended squad for this month’s ODI series against Sri Lanka, with a host of regulars missing due to a … Read more