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.
What’s on social media
On this day Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest recorded ball in cricket history against England.
— ICC (@ICC) February 22, 2018
Limber up for the CPL with this collection of big hits…
— CPL T20 (@CPL) February 22, 2018
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)
On This Day in 2010: Sachin Tendulkar at the double with new ODI milestone
Then aged 36, he hit 25 fours and three sixes off 147 balls as India thrashed South Africa.
Joe Root relishes bowling selection dilemma ahead of day-night Test with India
The England captain has to decide which of his seamers will make the cut in Ahmedabad.
Brave decision looks familiar for David Warner in The Hundred
The Australia opener rejoins Southern Brave for the inaugural competition.
Chris Gayle could make dramatic West Indies return
Former captain Chris Gayle is set to be included in the West Indies squad for the first time in two years when they take on Sri Lanka.
What can we expect from the day-night third Test between India and England?
The penultimate contest of the series gets under way in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
Virat Kohli confident India have the answers to pink ball questions
The third Test at Ahmedabad will be a day-night contest.
Joe Root pondering unleashing James Anderson and Stuart Broad in third Test
England’s all-time top two Test wicket-takers have only taken to the field together seven times in the last two years.
Tammy Beaumont and Heather Knight lead England to victory over NZ in first ODI
The triumph puts England 1-0 up in the three-match series.
Nicholas Pooran and Kagiso Rabada among 10 new arrivals at Manchester Originals
The likes of Jamie Overton, Harry Gurney, and Steven Finn were also snapped up by the Originals for The Hundred.
Bouncer law changes among hot topics on MCC agenda
The bouncer as we know it could soon cease to exist in top-level, following a virtual MCC meeting on Monday.