The Hundred – how the squads stack up

The draft for The Hundred was held on Monday (October 20) as eight teams finalised their squads for the tournament that’ll start in July next year. The ECB’s new tournament will run for 38 days with 32 matches being played before the playoffs. The sides were allowed a maximum of three overseas players and had two designated…

Jonny Bairstow dropped for New Zealand Tests

England have not included Jonny Bairstow in their Test tour of New Zealand. The squad for the two-Test series features four uncapped players, as announced on Monday (September 23). Openers Zak Crawley (Kent) and Dom Sibley (Warwickshire) earn maiden call-ups, along with the Lancashire pair of fast bowler Saqib Mahmood and leg spinner Matt Parkinson.…

Kohli receives demerit point, official warning for ‘inappropriate’ shoulder contact with Hendricks

India captain Virat Kohli has received a demerit point and an official warning for an “inappropriate” shoulder contact with South Africa quick Beuran Hendricks while taking a run during the third T20I on Sunday in Bengaluru. Kohli was found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct. The incident occurred in the fifth over of the match,…