Cricket Today: Billy bound for the Blast


Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and the toxic whirlpool we know as social media.

What’s on the site

Yorkshire announced the exciting capture of Australia fast bowler Billy Stanlake for at least 12 Vitality Blast games this season.

We select out TOTT for the Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-series.

Discover who the top cricketers support when it comes time to enjoy a bit of the old kick ball.

Former England seamer Dominic Cork picks his England XI.

Australia come within a hair of topping the T20I rankings for the first time.

What’s in the news

Asela Gunaratne has been ruled out of the upcoming tri-series featuring Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh.

Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins enjoyed a stellar opening day to Australia’s tour of South Africa.

Ireland are happy with the balance of their team headed to the CWCQ in Zimbabwe.

The West Indies won’t discount anyone in the qualifier, while Afghanistan look to their spinners to take them to the dance.

What’s on social media

On this day Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest recorded ball in cricket history against England.

Limber up for the CPL with this collection of big hits…

Yorkshire welcome Big Billy on their social media platforms…

What’s on TV

Saturday 24th February
South Africa v India Twenty20 Series 2018
South Africa 16:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (15:55)

Sunday 25th February
New Zealand v England ODI Series 2018
New Zealand 01:00 England
Sky Sports Main Event (00:30), Sky Sports Cricket (00:30)