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Australians who could have IPL-state cricket clash

Some states would be without big names if the IPL is slotted in later this year

India Test snub a 'kick in the guts' for us - WACA chairman

According WACA CEO, they were promised a guaranteed top-line Test every year once Perth Stadium replaced the WACA Ground as the state's prime venue

New Zealand Cricket set to suffer job losses amid Covid-19 fallout

The shape of the home summer remains uncertain and NZC expects a significant fall in revenue

Adelaide to host India for pink-ball Test in December

Australia's Test season is likely to start at the WACA when they play Afghanistan for the first time in Test cricket

Most county clubs built to last through Covid-19 crisis, Surrey chief says

Richard Gould believes many IPL franchises are "striving" to create such a healthy structure

County Championship could include Lord's final with hopes for August start

Teams set to be split into three regional groups

2020 T20 World Cup prospects fade, as alternatives sought

A board official says hosting it this October would be 'too big a risk'

Paul Stirling: Ireland itching to play England ODIs despite risks

Discussions ongoing between ECB and Cricket Ireland over series

Eoin Morgan quashes Alex Hales' England recall hopes

Batsman's actions "could have derailed World Cup campaign" says England captain

ICC threatens to shift 2021 T20 World Cup from India over tax issues

The Indian board's request for a deadline extension due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been rejected

Annabel Sutherland hopes for pace boost after fitness work

The Australia allrounder is eager to build on her early taste of international cricket

List of all the cricket series affected by coronavirus: full coverage

From saying no to handshakes, to playing matches in empty stadiums, and eventually calling off almost every tour

Mitchell Starc: Saliva ban risks 'boring' cricket without balance

Pacer asks cricket authorities to counterbalance prohibition of saliva for ball shining by another measure

Sri Lanka's Shehan Madushanka suspended for alleged possession of illegal drugs

The fast bowler was reportedly in possession of some heroin when arrested on Saturday

Queensland opposed to Cricket Australia cuts despite job losses

The state is seeking more clarity on the situation before agreeing to a funding reduction

Stuart Broad relishes return to bowling

England seamer also sees no problem playing with dad Chris as match referee

Bundesliga injuries show need for sensible management of seamers, says Surrey physio

Soft-tissue injury rates shot up in German football after post-Covid resumption

Rahul Dravid says bio-secure bubbles not a foolproof route to resuming cricket

What happens if someone tests positive within the bubble, created at great expense, he asks

Sri Lanka cricketer arrested for possession of heroin, remanded for fourteen days

He is an active cricketer who was playing in SL's domestic competitions recently

Coronavirus newsfile: Barbados-based West Indies Test players return to training

A round-up of how the cricket community is reacting to the Covid-19 threat

Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah term extension: BCCI moves Supreme Court again

In second petition in five months, Indian board says cooling-off not needed for elected office-bearers

ECB handed discretion over move to stage two training by government

Next phase of training includes social-distancing exemptions

Shannon Gabriel: 'I'm just taking my body back into it easy'

On the mend after an ankle surgery, the West Indies quick wants to lead the attack in England

Sophie Ecclestone: 'I want to be one of the best that's ever played women's cricket'

Young England spinner reveals lofty ambitions as 2020 season remains on hold for now

Queensland cuts take cricket job losses to 135

Community cricket in Australia is set for another hit amid the Covid-19 funding crunch

Harbhajan Singh: 'I'm ready to play for India in T20Is'

Fingerspinner says self-belief comes from the consistent success he has had in the IPL

West Indies CEO 'increasingly confident' England tour will happen

Grave says 25-man party set to fly around June 8, first Test likely on July 8

Shakib Al Hasan seeks clarity on ICC's resumption rules

"I don't think the ICC will take a chance before they are very sure," Shakib said of a potential return of cricket

Covid-19: Kyle Coetzer fears cricket will 'start to be forgotten' in Scotland

Helping Scotland achieve Full-Member status and playing in a couple more World Cups is at the top of the captain's agenda

ICC sets bowlers' workload guidelines for resumption of cricket

Minimum training periods range from five to 12 weeks depending on format; teams advised to select large squads

Social distancing, 'safe' ball management among ICC's dos and don'ts

If anyone involved in a game tests positive for Covid-19, everyone involved will need testing

Chris Woakes admits realities of post-Covid training 'take up headspace'

England seamer confident of protocols on return to socially-distanced training at Edgbaston

Alex Hales 'should be allowed a second chance' - Chris Woakes

Outcast England batsman should be allowed to prove he's changed, says team-mate

West Indies begin search for new women's head coach

Gus Logie will continue in his role as interim coach until the recruitment process is complete

'I thought I've snapped my leg in two here' - Kate Cross reveals 2021 World Cup fears

Rehab in lockdown has posed challenges but England seamer is on the mend

Kieron Pollard, Faheem Ashraf's Northamptonshire deals cancelled

Paul Stirling remains under contract as things stand

Is Sourav Ganguly eyeing ICC chairman position?

Graeme Smith backs Ganguly; CSA more cautious but open

Cricket Australia chief: India tour 'nine out of 10' chance of taking place

Kevin Roberts also said there remains a possibility the men's team could tour England

Prospect of Chris Broad officiating over son Stuart raises West Indies' concerns

Richie Richardson and Joel Wilson could be flown in to dilute home-official focus for bio-secure series

SLC's new stadium project suspended after backlash

Adverse public opinion appears to have changed the government's mind

Alex Hales faces anxious wait as England prepare to name up to 45 players

Outcast star could come back into the reckoning after missing World Cup due to drugs ban

Is it now or never for Alex Hales to come in from the cold?

Split squads offer perfect chance for international recall

England women could follow men into training within weeks

Clare Connor remains hopeful of staging series against India and South Africa behind closed doors this season

CSA braces for just 'half a season' in 2020-21

The board wants to stage the MSL in front of an audience, which could mean the tournament is pushed back

South Africa and India plan for T20Is in end August

Series will happen in South Africa if government regulations on both sides allow it

Cricket's comeback from Covid-19: the state of the game

ESPNcricinfo's correspondents sum up the state of each Full Member nation

BCCI 'optimistic' over prospects for IPL this year

CEO Rahul Johri says Indian players will be given freedom to decide on their safety

England bowlers to resume training this week

Eighteen bowlers to start individual net sessions on Thursday and Friday, batsmen return on June 1

Cameron threatens legal action unless provided copy of audit report

The former CWI president has "serious concerns" about the allegations of financial mismanagement during his term

Pakistan players face three months in bio-secure conditions

25-man squad will resume training in Lahore in early June

Sri Lanka looking at June 1 to start training

Fast bowlers will be the first group of players to return, says head coach Mickey Arthur

CA considering disinfecting the ball to adapt to Covid-19 risks

CA's head of science and medicine says not sharing equipment is also part of the overall risk

Lachlan Stevens returns as Melbourne Renegades WBBL coach

He will also be head coach of the Victoria Women's team

Lancashire hopeful spectators could be admitted again in September

Emirates Old Trafford preparing for green light to host behind-closed-doors England matches

Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

The player has challenged the length of the sanction, maintaining that it was unprecedented

England's return to training held up by safety protocol complications

Bowlers had been due to resume training on Wednesday

Cricketers' mental health charity faces £250,000 shortfall

Covid-19 lockdown cancels nearly all fundraising events for Professional Cricketers' Trust

Cheltenham Festival cancelled as Gloucestershire cut costs

County won't play at College Ground for first peacetime year since 1871

Dom Bess: 'It's okay to struggle as a youngster, and it's okay to ask for help'

England offspinner attributes Test return to talking about depression

ECB confirms retainer payments for domestic women's players

Regional Retainers designed to bridge financial gap in season disrupted by Covid-19

'Massive hole' in Cricket West Indies finances, says report

An internal audit has sounded an alarm bell for the organisation's future

SLC commits to building new stadium in Colombo

The board wants a 40,000-capacity venue in the capital in order to strengthen its bids for ICC events

Shane Warne v Steve Waugh - how a stats piece reignited 21-year-old grudge

In 1999, Waugh had dropped Warne for the final Test against West Indies with the series on the line

Jason Holder voices financial concerns as Windies contemplate England tour

Captain reiterates that no player will be forced to tour England amid Covid-19 outbreak

Lancashire's finances in full bloom after record year in 2019

Club reports strong financial position in run-in to Covid-19 outbreak

Allrounder Cameron Green a 'scary' talent who can handle pressure

Western Australia team-mate Ashton Agar has lauded the 20-year-old

No artificial substance or saliva, use sweat to shine the ball - ICC

The cricket committee also approves home umpires but says no to Covid substitutes

Babar Azam 'fears for growth of cricket' due to Covid-19 pandemic

Pakistan's new ODI captain happy to trust PCB over proposed tour of England

Stephen Fay, former editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly, dies aged 81

Distinguished career in investigative journalism preceded switch to cricket writing in later years

Babar Azam wants to follow Imran Khan's attacking captaincy

He is confident that the extra responsibility will not have an adverse effect on his batting

ACA swipes at Cricket Australia: 'Something is horribly wrong'

The ACA president was highly critical of proposals to shrink the Sheffield Shield

Rob Key in recovery after suffering a 'mini-stroke'

Former England cricketer in recovery after hospitalisation

Aiden Markram doesn't want to 'become desperate' about South Africa Test captaincy

He would like to give the job a shot but says "it's the not the be-all and end-all" for him

Warwickshire set to appoint Stuart Cain as new CEO

Chief executive at Wasps Holdings to replace Neil Snowball in role

Sri Lanka Cricket ready to host India, Bangladesh in July

With fewer than 500 active cases of Covid-19 in the country, restrictions and curfews have begun easing

Coronavirus outbreak: County cricket latest

We keep track of how counties are dealing with delays to the start of the English season

Ottis Gibson urges Mashrafe Mortaza to retire from international cricket

The Bangladesh bowling coach doesn't see Mortaza in head coach Domingo's plans for the 2023 World Cup

Darwin open to being testing ground as cricket returns to Australia

Northern Territory Cricket hopes to help the rest of the country with a return of the sport

Ricky Ponting on potential Usman Khawaja return: 'He's going to find it difficult'

Ponting still a fan of out-of-favour Khawaja, but thinks we didn't see his best at international level

India to allow sport behind closed doors; BCCI still cautious on IPL 2020

The board says it will not 'rush' into any decision to resume cricket

Pakistan tour of England: PCB 'very optimistic', says Wasim Khan

Agreement in principle reached after ECB assurances on logistics and player safety

Chris Gayle stands by Ramnaresh Sarwan rant, but escapes CPL sanction

Batsman says he realises his comments could harm the CPL, which he doesn't intend to do

Club cricketers can return to the nets after new ECB guidance

Social-distancing measures to be maintained as partial lifting of restrictions begins

Australian cricketers prepare for new-look pre-season

CA is in the process of drawing up guidelines for how training will operate

Ravi Shastri: 'Won't emphasise on world events, start with bilaterals'

India head coach also wants domestic cricket to take precedence once sport resumes

England set to resume training as ECB lay groundwork for Windies Tests

Strict social-distancing measures to be observed as 30 players prepare to resume training at 11 venues

Technology will play a massive role in filling empty stadia - Venky Mysore

Knight Riders CEO says LED walls, VR simulation could be used when cricket resumes behind closed doors

Alex Hepburn: Former Worcestershire player appeals against rape conviction

Hepburn's appeal to be heard in London in June

England face Ben Stokes dilemma as separate Test/one-day squads loom

Home-summer focus on Tests could conflict with impending target of T20 World Cup glory

Devon Conway offered New Zealand contract, Colin Munro and Jeet Raval lose deals

Kyle Jamieson and Ajaz Patel also win first central contracts

West Indies will only tour if '100% sure' of safety - CWI chief executive

UK death toll from Covid-19 causing disquiet in the Caribbean, says CWI CEO Johnny Grave

Ireland's home summer scrapped as Pakistan, New Zealand postpone tours

England tour might still go ahead if logistical challenges are met

Ashley Giles: England training will be 'safer than going to supermarket'

Selected bowlers will begin individualised training next Wednesday

Hasan Ali facing prolonged rehabilitation and possible surgery

The Pakistan pacer has suffered another back injury, which comes on the heels of losing his national contract

Jack Leach in doubt for English summer over health concerns

Medication for Crohn's disease could put spinner at higher risk of contracting Covid-19

Vincy Premier T10 League to begin on May 22 in the Caribbean

West Indies internationals set to star in inaugural tournament which marks the return of competitive cricket in a Full Member region

Alyssa Healy concerned by talks of cuts to domestic competitions

The Australia keeper-batter says domestic players struggle to combine cricket and a second career

Shane Watson: Big Bash warning signs have come to fruition

Calls for fewer games, better pitches and more overseas players to revive league

UK's resumption of elite training rules explained

Key points from the government's guidance as sport comes to terms with a 'new normal'

Players given 'opt-out' as UK government issues return-to-training guidelines

Protocols spell out contingencies for full return, as players prepare for socially distanced training

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