Cricket

7:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Two new teams – Qalandars and Bangla Tigers – will take part in this year’s T10 League in Abu Dhabi. The latest team, Qalandars, was unveiled on Sunday, with Shahid Afridi signing on as the franchise’s icon player. Qalandars have close links with their Pakistan Super League (PSL) namesake Lahore
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3:00 AM ET No result St Lucia Zouks 99 for 4 (Ingram 52*, Pierre 1-18) v Trinbago Knight Riders St Lucia Zouks picked up their first points in three games after persistent rain washed out their match against Trinbago Knight Riders. The venue had copped heavy rain before the match, and, although the game started
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Mohammad Nawaz celebrates a wicket © Associated Press Batsman Iftikhar Ahmed and spin-bowling allrounder Mohammad Nawaz have made comebacks to Pakistan’s ODI squad. Both were part of the first squad announced by Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan’s new coach and chief selector, ahead of the three-match series against Sri Lanka that is due to take place later this
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3:00 AM ET Barbados Tridents 172 for 6 (Greaves 57, Carter 30, Williams 3-44, McCoy 2-19) beat St Lucia Zouks 101 (Viljoen 31, Holder 2-24, Bishop 2-33) by 71 runs Justin Greaves ensured the Barbados Tridents didn’t miss a beat without prized opener Alex Hales as the former West Indies U-19 star belted a half-century
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3:24 PM ET Liam Plunkett says that “disappointment is an understatement” after he was surprisingly overlooked in England’s list of centrally contracted white-ball players for 2019-20. Plunkett played a key role in England’s maiden World Cup triumph this summer, including three wickets in their victory in the final against New Zealand at Lord’s, and has
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Sep 19, 2019 Matt Roller Close Matt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98 Nottinghamshire go into Finals Day’s first quarter-final as favourites with the bookmakers, but have struggled in recent games against Worcestershire. Player-on-player match-ups and tactical phases are a crucial part of modern T20’s vocabulary: here are the battles
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2:15 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Marnus Labuschagne is set to slot swiftly back into domestic action for Queensland after being Australia’s find of the Ashes series, but the majority of the squad who were involved in the physically and emotionally draining series will be rested for the start of the Marsh Cup this weekend. Labuschagne
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7:30 AM ET Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan will go ahead after SLC confirmed that the Pakistan government had “reaffirmed” its desire to provide the Sri Lanka team with the same level of security afforded to visiting heads of state. “The Pakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, on behalf of the Pakistan Government, has reaffirmed
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5:54 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Tim Paine has revealed he suffered a broken thumb towards the end of the final Test against England, and praised Peter Siddle for battling through an injury he sustained early in the match. The exact details of Paine’s injury are yet to be confirmed, but he expects to be back
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