Cricket Today: A titanic struggle awaits
Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and social media.
What’s on the site
JP Duminy feels the series is all set to be a run-fest after a Test series that was dominated by the bowlers.
John Nicholson offers his opinion on cricket’s newest format.
Mominul Haque put Bangladesh on top after day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli hints that he is open to using Ajinkya Rahane at number four.
What’s in the news
Kane Williamson can’t wait to get to Headingley to join up with Yorkshire this year.
England have added Jake Ball to their T20 squad as cover for players with niggles.
The Caribbean Premier League announced its tournament schedule with the window chosen to ensure all West Indies players are available.
A shambolic league in the UAE has drawn the attention of the ICC after what appears to be bald faced match fixing.
What’s on social media
We enjoyed this blast from the past featuring the infamous Watto…
Funny how it’s always, always, always Shane Watson. pic.twitter.com/kAyGOZoZ40
— The Cricket Paper (@TheCricketPaper) January 31, 2018
It won’t be long until there is another Williams in the Zimbabwe set up.
proud moment when your little brother gets his 1st fifty(72 not out) pic.twitter.com/aOrQkpCPfD
— Sean Williams (@sean14williams) January 31, 2018
Take a look at some of the farcical moments from the Ajman All Stars League which has come under investigation by the ICC.
The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit is investigating a match from the Ajman All Stars League recently played in the UAE
Here’s some match footage 😳pic.twitter.com/azU1Cr86e0
— The Cricket Paper (@TheCricketPaper) January 30, 2018
What’s on TV
Wednesday 31st January
ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018
Afghanistan Under 19s 21:30 Pakistan Under 19s
Sky Sports Cricket (21:25)
Thursday 1st February
South Africa v India ODI Series 2018
South Africa 11:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (10:55), Sky Sports Main Event (11:00)
Sarah Taylor set for playing comeback in The Hundred with Welsh Fire
Taylor put her cricketing career on hold in September 2019 when announcing her international retirement.
Eoin Morgan believes there is still room for all three formats
England 50-over World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan...
Ricky Ponting predicts big future for Prithvi Shaw
Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting is...
‘My experiences at Yorkshire were always good’, says Ajmal Shahzad
Senior players at Headingley “took me under their wing”, says the former fast bowler.
Bangladesh hopeful of hosting Sri Lanka despite lockdown
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) remain hopeful...
De Villiers names all-time IPL XI, names Dhoni as captain
Ahead of the start of the new IPL season, Royal Challengers Bangalore star AB de Villiers has named his all-time XI of the competition.
Feroze Khushi keen to move on from Essex celebrations incident
Khushi, a practicing Muslim, had alcohol poured over him as Essex players celebrated winning the Bob Willis Trophy at Lord’s last September.
Ollie Pope recalls moment England knew success in India would be uphill struggle
Pope revealed he was told by India’s captain Virat Kohli: “This is the last of the flat wickets.”
Chennai Super Kings: Hazlewood withdraws from IPL 2021
Jos Hazlewood became the third Australia international to withdraw from the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League.