Pakistan ahead, but England contain lead with timely wickets

Halfway into the first session, England were getting helmet reinforcements to the dressing room. Sky Cricket ensured there was a nice, long shot of the support staff walking along the boundary lines, big cartons carrying helmets suspended from his two hands. Shane Warne even cracked a pizza box joke on air but it wasn’t so …

‘He could have been a really good leader’: Irfan Pathan names player who should have captained India more

Throughout his career, Gautam Gambhir was mostly viewed as a smart cricketer, stunning batsman, and a great opener for India. Gambhir proved time and time again that he was an absolute match-winner on his day and his innings of 97 runs in the World Cup 2011 final against Sri Lanka was crucial to India’s trophy win. However, …

Dmitry Makarov: “This is a historic moment in the development of Russian cricket»

Dmitry Makarov-First Vice-President of the all-Russian sports and sports public organization “Cricket of Russia” spoke with the correspondent of cricketrussia.online. Good day, Dmitry! How did you learn about cricket and why did you decide to develop it in Russia? About four years ago, my friend and partner Vladimir Anatolyevich shlenov invited me to participate in …

Ben Stokes proud of ‘different’ innings as patience pays off for England

Ben Stokes says that he took pride in his display of patience on the opening two days of the second Test, as he came through a battle of wills with West Indies’ bowlers to make 176 from 356 balls, his highest Test score on home soil and the first time he has ever batted for more than 300 …

First day of big cricket! They drank tea… and didn’t come back

Cricket is back, officially! The first big match between England and the West Indies started today. This is good news. Now it’s bad. Had to play the entire 82 minutes and 17 overs bowled! On the 5th innings of the 17th over, the match stopped. The reason is rain. Although the weather in England has …

England jerseys to carry ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo during West Indies series

The England and Wales Cricket Board, on Thursday (July 2), announced that the England players will be wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ emblems on their shirts throughout the three-match Test series against West Indies, which is starting on July 8. The ECB, explaining their decision, rejected any politicisation of the movement. Tom Harrison, ECB’s Chief Executive …

Jemimah Rodrigues – living her father’s dream

Indian batting star Jemimah Rodrigues has credited her father, and his persistence, for her success at the highest level. Since making her debut in South Africa in 2018, Jemimah has established herself as a reliable no. 3 in T20Is as well as the frontline opener in a star-studded ODI line-up. From teaching her the basics, …

In England, sports events are allowed without spectators from Monday. The APL is due to resume on June 17

Sporting events in England will resume from Monday, June 1, without spectators and subject to all necessary measures. The decision directly concerns professional football. The Premier League is scheduled to restart on June 17. Horse racing and snooker competitions are already due to take place this Monday. Athletes and staff must arrive at the bases …

Chopra: “We knock on offices, but they send us away»

Eurosport.ru I spoke with the captain of the Russian national cricket team, Ashwani Chopra, who supports the game with the ball and bat in the 143-million-strong country with the strength of perseverance, faith and personal funds.– Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the English – speaking world, and very few people in …

Sporting heritage of the British Empire

In history, there are many cases when colonizers, developing new lands, brought their own color to the local culture. This is how new traditions, customs, and laws often appeared. Sports that spread like viruses are no exception. In some cases, there is a full-scale dispersion – take, for example, the same football that is played …