Even as franchise-based cricket is sprouting here, there and everywhere, making player availability for national duty increasingly challenging in a packed international calendar, ICC chief executive Geoff Allardice remains optimistic, at least publicly.

England captain Ben Stokes left the 50-over format last month due to an “unsustainable” schedule, while India’s Virat Kohli has spoken out against the players’ increasing workload.

“There’ll still be all-format players,” Allardice told ESPNcricinfo.

Aug 05, 2022 16:08
NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals launched their first cricket academy in Noida on Wednesday to provide quality cricket coaching to the kids from the region.  Delhi Capitals assistant coach Pravin Amre, along with head of Talent Search Saba Karim, provided batting masterclasses to young cricketers from the region at a two-day specialist batting camp at the Noida Cricket Stadium to mark the occasion.
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BENGALURU: Baseline Ventures has signed Indian cricketer and the Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal to represent him in all commercial aspects. Hailing from Karnataka, Mayank, who has scored more than 2,000 runs in the IPL in 113 games, has also amassed more than 4,000 runs in domestic T20s.
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CRICKET'S TRAPEZE ACT OF ACCOMMODATING bilateral series even as T20 franchise leagues sprout up across the cricketing world is fast becoming untenable.
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MUMBAI: With three competing Twenty20 leagues scheduled for next January, the Emirates Cricket Board-backed ILT20 has reportedly set an early marker to ensure marquee T20 players sign on the dotted line. Not surprisingly, it's all about the money. 
Jul 26, 2022 19:07
MUMBAI: Lifestyle tech brand Noise has rolled out an AI-driven campaign, in partnership with brand ambassador Rishabh Pant, to send out personalized messages to potential buyers of its recently launched flagship smartwatch, the ColorFit Pro 4 series. 
Jul 25, 2022 11:07
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) formally confirmed Sunday news out in the media last week that Disney Star had secured the rights to broadcast Australian cricket throughout India and other territories across Asia.
Jul 21, 2022 19:07
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed senior lawyer Maninder Singh the new amicus curiae in the case relating to the Board of Control for Cricket in India's petition seeking the abolition of the cooling-off clause from its constitution.
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MUMBAI: Strengthening its growing international footprint in cricket, Reliance Industries Wednesday announced that it will acquire a franchise in Cricket South Africa’s upcoming T20 league.  Based in Cape Town, the new franchise will take forward the Mumbai Indians brand and comes close on the heels of acquiring the UAE-based International League T-20 team.
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JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa on Tuesday confirmed that the six franchises that will play the inaugural season of CSA's new T20 league have been bought by Indian Premier League team owners. "The six franchise owners for South Africa's T20 League have been confirmed following a rigorous process over the past few months," CSA said in its release.
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of a plea by the Board of Control for Cricket in India seeking an extended tenure for its president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to Thursday.  The Ganguly-led panel had taken charge at the BCCI in October 2019.