Manchester City’s record scorer Sergio Aguero is leaving in the summer; on the latest Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, News reporter Ben Ransom explains why Erling Haaland, Harry Kane, and Romelu Lukaku are the type of striker City want to replace him. It was announced this week record scorer Aguero would be leaving City in the summer at the end ...

Exactly a decade after India won the 2011 World Cup at home, Gautam Gambhir, who cracked 97 in the final against Sri Lanka, talks to TOI about the multiple heroes of that triumph. Excerpts… Do you look back and savour the moment? I don’t look back at things because I think it’s time to move forward. Indian cricket can’t keep thinking how we won ...

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo has expressed his frustration with the handling of DLS and called it “not good enough” after Bangladesh went into the run chase not exactly sure of how many runs they were going after. Domingo went on to say that the second innings shouldn’t have been allowed to start until there was clarity over the revised ...

Chaminda Vaas is set to continue as the fast bowling consultant of Sri Lanka after patching up with the board. The former fast bowler had announced his resignation just three days after taking up the role, and right before Sri Lanka’s departure for their ongoing tour in the Caribbean. However, Sri Lanka Cricket stated that the situation had been “amicably resolved”. “Sri ...

The “wicket zone” will now be extended all the way to the top of the bails. Previously it stopped at the bottom of the bails The ICC cricket committee has made changes to the way lbws will be adjudged under the Decision Review System, effectively increasing the area of the stumps a ball must be shown as hitting for a ...

They have played just five ODIs since the 2019 World Cup but the series in South Africa may offer a glimpse at the future Despite not making it to the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup, Pakistan had their moments. They won four games in a row to sign off the tournament and they beat both teams that ended up ...

New limited-overs captain is focused on defining a style of play in his early days The Temba Bavuma era of white-ball cricket begins later this week, with a series against Pakistan which is intended to kickstart South Africa’s next three World Cup campaigns. Bavuma has been appointed until 2023 and will be in charge for two T20 World Cups and a fifty-over ...

Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal has hinted that he may call time on one format of international cricket to “prolong his international career”. He added to prevailing speculation that he could quit T20Is after having opted out of the three-match T20I series in New Zealand for personal reasons. Over the last 14 years, Iqbal has been a constant for Bangladesh at the top of ...

In another change to the playing conditions, the discretionary batting powerplay has been scrapped Less than a year out of the 2022 Women’s ODI World Cup in New Zealand, the ICC has announced that all tied matches will be decided by a Super Over. In another change to the playing conditions, the five-over powerplay that was previously taken at the ...

Up to seven additional players or support staff will be permitted at senior ICC events Teams at senior ICC events, starting with the 2021 T20 World Cup, will be allowed to take up to seven additional players or support staff, as part of the governing body’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year, the ICC brought in a squad ...