AL AMERAT, Oman (AP) — Co-host Oman has won the toss and elected to field in the T20 World Cup first-round Group B game against debutant Papua New Guinea on Sunday. Bangladesh and Scotland are the other two teams in the group and will play later Sunday. Group A comprises Ireland, Namibia, Sri Lanka and […]
The Lions Cricket Club, Regina: the tale of a dying cricket club that became the savior of cricket in Regina
The Lions CC went from a dying cricket club to become the revival of cricket in the whole of Regina. Today, they feed in three teams in competitive championships. They have two T20 teams and one ODI team.
The Cavaliers Cricket Club is a cricket club based in Regina, Saskatchewan. In the last 38 years, the Club has been at the forefront of developing the game of cricket in Regina and, by extension, in Saskatchewan.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — It’s been a long wait for the marquee event in international cricket’s shortest, highest-tempo format. The pandemic-affected Twenty20 World Cup will finally kick off on Sunday with no clear cut favorites for the title. The tournament was pulled from the 2020 cricket calendar after Australia shut its international borders for the COVID-19 […]
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chennai Super Kings advanced to its ninth Indian Premier League final with two balls to spare on Sunday, beating Delhi Capitals by four wickets in the playoffs. Three-time champion Chennai reached 173-6 on the back of Ruturaj Gaikwad’s impressive 70 and Robin Uthappa’s 63. Chennai skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni […]
The top official in English cricket quit on Thursday, saying the decision was taken for his wellbeing because the COVID-19 demands of the job have “taken a personal toll on me.” Ian Watmore has stepped down as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board after serving barely a year in the role. It comes […]
LONDON (AP) — The language of cricket is changing in an attempt to make the sport more inclusive. The gender-neutral term “batter” will be used instead of “batsman,” cricket’s lawmaker said Wednesday, to reflect the growth of the women’s game. “MCC believes in cricket being a game for all and this move recognizes the changing […]
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday over security concerns that mystified the hosts, just before the Black Caps’ first scheduled match in Pakistan in 18 years. New Zealand Cricket said it received a security alert from its government and made the decision to cancel the tour just […]
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The fifth and final test of the cricket series between England and India was canceled Friday, barely an hour before play was due to start, following a coronavirus outbreak in the India camp. The England and Wales Cricket Board said India is “regrettably unable to field a team” at Old Trafford […]
LONDON (AP) — England’s bid for its highest successful run-chase in test cricket was stalled by the loss of two wickets before lunch on Day 5 of a riveting fourth test against India, boosting the tourists’ chances of victory at the Oval on Monday. Set 368 to win, England was 131-2 and needing 237 more […]