• England-West Indies second ODI abandoned

    England-West Indies second ODI abandoned0

    Play in the second one-day international between England and West Indies at Trent Bridge on Thursday was abandoned as a no-result washout. Only 11 minutes play was possible at the Nottingham ground before rain saw the umpires take the players off the field with England 21 without loss after 2.2 overs, having been sent into bat. Jonny Bairstow was

  • ICC clears Kraigg Brathwaite’s bowling action

    ICC clears Kraigg Brathwaite’s bowling action0

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday cleared the bowling action of West Indies off- spinner Kraigg Brathwaite, who had been reported last month. An independent assessment of Brathwaite’s bowling action was performed at the Loughborough testing centre in England on August 31. “…the bowling action of Windies off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been found to

  • Relieved Tharanga promises special Brand

    Relieved Tharanga promises special Brand0

    Upul Tharanga, the Sri Lankan captain, backed his side to uphold the island’s proud World Cup record after their automatic qualification for the 2019 edition in Britain was assured by Windies’ seven-wicket loss to England on Tuesday (September 19). With September 30 set as the cut-off date for automatic qualification for the International Cricket Council’s