Cricket

CA Chair Earl Eddings Announces Early Exit

Cricket Australia has been dumped into early uncertainty by the untimely resignation of chair Earl Eddings only a day before the cricketing body’s annual general meeting. Although Eddings had been expected to get the axe from his seat on the board after losing the support of several states, the board ….

Chris Woakes Says Ian Botham Is Off The Mark

England T20 World Cup contender Chris Woakes has blasted Ian Botham’s insinuation that England’s players had previously tried to avoid signing up for the Ashes Test by using quarantine restrictions as a handy excuse. He said if indeed people were living in a normal and disease-free world, the team would ….

Azeem Rafiq Not Happy With Former County

Former Headingley cricketer Azeem Rafiq is accusing Yorkshire of trying to protect those players who racially abused him during his two spells with the club.  This after the club refused to make public its report following a formal investigation into his allegations. Yorkshire has however in the meantime admitted that ….

Chris Cairns Provides Update On Recovery

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns says that while happy and grateful to be here to tell the story, the past 6 weeks have been “big”. Cairns in a heartfelt video posted to Twitter on the weekend provided an update on his condition. The Kiwi says he faces a long ….

ECB Letter Threatening Volatile Relationship

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s plans of making a formal request to the International Cricket Council for adjudicating on the abandoned fifth match between England and India could create a collision course between the two cricketing powerhouses. England cricket bosses are currently considering barring English players from playing in ….

Devine Helps NZ Return To Golden T20 Circle

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine says her helping New Zealand to set up a four-wicket win over England at the Hove on the weekend is a reflection of her own mental return to the winners’ circle. Devine on Saturday celebrated her 100th T20 international with a half-century that included a ….

Chris Cairns Part-Paralysed After Stroke

The latest development in the Chris Cairns medical drama is that the former Black Caps star all-rounder now faces an extensive road to recovery along with paralysis in both his legs. The 51-year-old is reportedly out of immediate danger after suffering a devastating stroke in his spine early in August. ….

Chris Cairns Serious But Stable In Sydney

Ex Black Caps star Chris Cairns is on life-support in a hospital in Sydney following a major medical incident that occurred late last week. The former cricketing star is reportedly in a serious but stable condition after undergoing cardio surgery. Cairns, this year only 51 years old, suffered a tear ….

Amelia Kerr Withdraws From UK Tour

White Ferns all-rounder Amelia Kerr has withdrawn from her squad’s upcoming tour of England. Kerr has cited the reason behind her withdrawal as a need to put her mental health first. In a statement released by New Zealand Cricket earlier this week, the star all-rounder says she absolutely loves representing ….

Joe Root Voices Full Support For Ben Stokes

England cricketing captain Joe Root says he’s fully behind all-rounder Ben Stokes as the latter spends a time away from the game for recovering his state of mental well-being. Stokes is currently taking an indefinite break from the game for what he has described as putting his mental well-being first. ….