Cricket Today: Kohli and Co ravage the Proteas
Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and social media.
What’s on the site
India monstered the Proteas in the first ODI in Durban with late wickets failing to take the gloss off an excellent chase.
The Black Caps expect David Warner to come out swinging in the T20 tri-series.
Andre Russell returns after serving his one year doping ban.
John Nicholson has his say on T20 cricket.
What’s in the news
Pakistan claimed third in the ICC Under-19 World Cup.
Three Essex Eagles stars are headed to Hong Kong for the T20 Blitz.
The Dolphins and Warriors are set to face off in the MODC final.
Matthew Wade has made peace with his international career possibly being over.
Sri Lanka fought back in the first Test against Bangladesh.
What’s on social media
Dan Liebke offering commentary on commentary made our morning.
“You’re being smart!” says Mark Waugh to Howie, revealingly using the term as an insult. #BBL07
— Dan Liebke (@LiebCricket) February 1, 2018
On this day in 1981 New Zealand nearly went to war with Australia.
— World Series Cup (@WSCupCricket) January 31, 2018
Finally have a little Big Bash six to keep you going.
— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) February 1, 2018
What’s on TV
Saturday 3rd February
ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018
Australia Under 19s 01:00 India Under 19s
Sky Sports Cricket (00:55), Sky Sports Main Event (01:00)
Sunday 4th February
South Africa v India ODI Series 2018
South Africa 08:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (07:55), Sky Sports Main Event (08:00)
Stuart Broad inspires Nottinghamshire to a first red-ball win since 2018
England’s Stuart Broad was their chief inspiration on the decisive third day at Derby.
Ollie Pope and Hashim Amla post record partnership as Surrey dominate Hampshire
Surrey are on course for a first win of the season at the fourth attempt.
Questions to be answered about England’s top order before Ashes – Mike Gatting
England suffered a series of low scores in their recent Test series defeat to India.
Sophie Ecclestone relishing chance to make history in The Hundred
The England spinner will lobby Manchester Originals captain Kate Cross to let her bowl the first ball as their women’s team launch the new format.
Ton up for Sir Alastair Cook while Durham and Surrey take control
Several current and former England players caught the eye on day one of the round four matches in the LV= Insurance County Championship.
ECB works with Lord’s Taverners to launch £2m initiative in disability cricket
The project will see the Super 1s disability cricket programme expanded to every county in England and Wales with table cricket also developed.
Haseeb Hameed keen to build on return to touch after prolonged loss of form
The former Lancashire opener played three times for England in 2016 before a big drop in form.
Marnus Labuschagne admits being overlooked for IPL was ‘blessing in disguise’
The 26-year-old batsman has returned to Glamorgan after a productive spell with the county in 2019.
On this day in 2007: Australia secure third straight World Cup crown
It was their fourth global title overall, with a fifth to follow in 2015.
IPL to play on for ‘humanity’ as BCCI makes assurances to overseas players
India star Ravichandran Ashwin has stepped aside to help support his extended family.