Lightning vs Northern Diamonds

Author: Shubham
15 May 2022 00:20:08
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English Women's Regional T-20 ; Match 1 : Lightning vs Northern Diamonds

Weather Forecast
Clear - 30'C

1. TOURNAMENT STATS AND INFO

(i) Points Table Scenario 

LIG - 0 - 0w/0l
NOD - 0 - 0w/ 0l
(It's First Match of the Season) 

(ii) Toss Based Analysis 

Lightning 

1. Piepa Cleary
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Bethany Harmer
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Lucy Higham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Marie Kelly
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Teresa Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Bethan Ellis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Kathryn Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Katie Midwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Michaelao Kirk
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Ella Claridge
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Sarah Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Tammy Beaumont
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Alicia Presland
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Grace Ballinger
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Ilenia Sims
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Josie Groves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Kirstie Gordon
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Sophie Munro
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -  

Northern Diamonds

1. Bess Heath
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Hollie Armitage
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Rachel Hopkins
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Rachel Slater
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Sterre Kalis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. E Marlow
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Jenny Gunn
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Katherine Brunt
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Natalie Sciver
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Leah Dobson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Lauren Winfield 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. A Glen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Beth Langston
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Katie Levick
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Leigh Kasperek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Linsey Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. P Turner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Yovnne Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

(iii) Top performers of the last season from the current squads 

LIG

Bethany Harmer - 28th highest run scorer (70), Avg (11.66) - 6M/6I
Sophie Munro - 44th highest run scorer (53), Avg (13.25) - 3M/2I
Kathryn Brice - highest run scorer (29), Avg (9.67) - 3M/3I

Sophie Munro - 16th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (21.66), SR (17) - 6M/6I
Kathryn Bryce - 20th highest wicket taker (5), Avg (10.2), SR (12) - 3M/3I
Grace Ballinger - 31st highest wicket taker (3), Avg (29.66), SR (24) - 4M/4I
Kirtie Gordon - 32nd highest wicket taker (3), Avg (52), SR (46) - 6M/6I

NOD

Hollie Armitage - 8th highest run scorer (141), Avg (23.5) - 8M/8I
Leah Dobson - 13th highest run scorer (111), Avg (15.85) - 8M/8I
Bess Heath - 16th highest run scorer (103 - Avg (25.75) - 5M/5I
Jenny Gunn - 18th highest run scorer (97), Avg ( 32.33) - 8M/6I
Sterre Kalis - 22nd highest run scorer (83), Avg (13.83) - 8M/6I
Lauren Winfield - 27th highest run scorer (70), Avg (23.33) - 3M/3I
Beth Langston - 40th highest run scorer (57), Avg (57) - 2M/2I

Jenny Gunn - 2nd highest wicket taker (13), Avg (12.69), SR (13.1) - 8M/8I
Katie Levick - 5th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (15.30), SR (15.30) - 8M/8I
Linsey Smith - 5th highest wicket taker (10), Avg) 15.60, SR (15) - 7M/7I
Rachel Slater - 20th highest wicket taker (5), Avg (14), SR (14.4) - 4M/4I
Beth Langston - 24th highest wicket taker (4), Avg (12.75), SR (9) - 2M/2I
Holie Armitage - 31st highest wicket taker (3), Avg (23.66), SR (18) - 8M/4I

2. VENUE AND PITCH INFO 

Venue - Haslegrave Ground, England 

(i) Total Matches - W-T20

Overall - 17

Avg 1st Innings - 142
Avg 2nd Innings - 126 

Highest total - 174/7 (Loughborough Lightning vs Southern Vipers) - 4th August 2018

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground 
(Not Played Yet) 

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

LIG 

Tammy Beaumont - 42nd highest run scorer (31), Avg (7.75) - 6M/4I

Kirstie Gordon - 2nd highest wicket taker (10), Avg (15.70), SR (16.80) - 8M/8I
Kathryn Bryce - 20th highest wicket taker (3), Avg (23.67), SR (22) - 4M/4I

NOD 

Natalie Sciver - 10th highest run scorer (131), Avg (26.20) - 5M/5I
Katherine Brunt - 39th highest run scorer (33), Avg (16.50) - 5M/3I
Lauren Winfield - 40th highest run scorer (32), Avg (6.40) - 5M/5I

Jenny Gun - highest wicket taker (11), Avg (19.91), SR (20.18) - 14M/13I
Linsey Smith - 11th highest wicket taker (5), Avg (26.40), SR (23) - 5M/5I
Katherine Brunt - 13th highest wicket taker (4), Avg (19.25), SR (25.50) - 5M/5I
Katie Levick - 19th highest wicket taker (3), Avg (21), SR (20) - 3M/3I
Natalie Sciver - 37th highest wicket taker (1), Avg (121), SR (90) - 5M/5I


(iv) Recent Matches on this venue 

1) Surrey Stars vs Loughborough Lighting  - 23rd August 2019
147/7 vs 150/5 (LL won by 5 wickets)

Pacers - 5w+1w = 6w
Spinners - 1w+2w =3w

2) Yorkshire Diamonds vs Loughborough Lighting - 18th August 2019)
129 vs 135/9 (LL won by 1 wicket) 

Pacers - 4w+2w = 6w
Spinners - 2w+1w = 3w

3) Loughborough Lighting vs Southern Vipers - 8th August 2019 
135/5 vs 136/8 (SV won by 2 wickets) 

Pacers - 3w+3w 6w
Spinners - 1w+2w = 3w

4) Loughborough Lighting vs Western Storm - 6th August 2019
125/6 vs 126/3 ( WS won by 7 wickets)

Pacers - 5w+1w =6w
Spinners - 1w+2w = 3w

5) Lancashire Thunder vs Loughborough Lighting - 11th August 2018 
136/7 vs 137/1 (LL won by 9 wickets)

Pacers - 7w+0w = 7w
Spinners - 0w+0w = 0w

6) Southern Vipers vs Loughborough Lighting - 4th August 2018 
172/6 vs 174/7 ( LL won by 3 wickets)

Pacers - 5w+3w = 8w
Spinners - 1w+2w = 3w

7)  Surrey Stars vs Loughborough Lighting  - 2nd August 2018
95 vs 96/1 (LL won by 9 wickets)

Pacers - 9w+1w = 10w
Spinners - 0w+0w = 0w

8) Loughborough Lighting vs Yorkshire Diamonds - 31st July 2018

Pacers - 2w+8w = 10w
Spinners - 2w+1w = 3w

SUMMARY 

Pacers 
1st Innings - 40w
2nd Innings - 19w

Spinners 
1st Innings - 8w
2nd Innings - 10w

Overall
(Pacers:Spinners)
59w:18w

(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Lightning 

1. Piepa Cleary
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Bethany Harmer
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Lucy Higham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w, 1(1)

4. Marie Kelly
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Teresa Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Bethan Ellis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Kathryn Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(1)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(5)&2w, 1w

8. Katie Midwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Michaelao Kirk
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Ella Claridge
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Sarah Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Tammy Beaumont
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 27(22)

13. Alicia Presland
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Grace Ballinger
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Ilenia Sims
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Josie Groves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Kirstie Gordon
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 1w, 2w, 0w

18. Sophie Munro
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -  

Northern Diamonds

1. Bess Heath
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(10)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Hollie Armitage
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 6(12), 4(4)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Rachel Hopkins
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Rachel Slater
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Sterre Kalis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. E Marlow
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Jenny Gunn
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 7(3)&0w, 1(3)&0w, 2(3)&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 22(22)&0w

8. Katherine Brunt
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(10)&2w, 0w, 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 12(14)&1w

9. Natalie Sciver
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 53(35)&0w, 45(35)&0w, 0w, 19(19)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 12(10)&1w

10. Leah Dobson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Lauren Winfield 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(12), 9(10), 3(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 11(20

12. A Glen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Beth Langston
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(2)&1w, 2w,  0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 1w, 1w, 1(1)&1w

14. Katie Levick
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(2)&1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

15. Leigh Kasperek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(2)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Linsey Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(1)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w, 2w

17. P Turner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Yovnne Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. HEAD TO HEAD 

(i) Overall
(Not Played Yet) 

(ii) Last 5 Matches

(iii) On This Venue

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches  

(v) Top Performers from current squads when both these sides meet

(vi) Toss Based Analysis (H2H)

Lightning 

1. Piepa Cleary
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Bethany Harmer
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Lucy Higham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Marie Kelly
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Teresa Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Bethan Ellis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Kathryn Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Katie Midwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Michaelao Kirk
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Ella Claridge
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Sarah Bryce
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Tammy Beaumont
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Alicia Presland
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Grace Ballinger
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Ilenia Sims
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Josie Groves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Kirstie Gordon
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Sophie Munro
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -  

Northern Diamonds

1. Bess Heath
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Hollie Armitage
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Rachel Hopkins
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Rachel Slater
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Sterre Kalis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. E Marlow
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Jenny Gunn
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Katherine Brunt
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Natalie Sciver
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Leah Dobson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Lauren Winfield 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. A Glen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Beth Langston
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Katie Levick
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Leigh Kasperek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Linsey Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. P Turner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Yovnne Graves
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING 

A) Lightning 

Probable XI

1) Bethany Harmer - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 5(1), 26(19), 0(2), 0(1), 5(16), 34(25), 37(30), 26(25)&1w, 27(38)&1w

2) Tammy Beaumont - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 6(14), 30(24), 3(11), 13(15), 97(65), 8(7), 42(34), 0(1), 42(36), 34(45)

3) Marie Kelly - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 25(21), 6(4), 100(53), 4(7), 1(9), 2(5), 36(41), 3(3), 5(7), 0(1)

4) Lucy Higham - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 0(1), 22(22), 4(9), 3(8), 1(3), 5(9)

5) Teresa Graves - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 23(27)&0w, 14(14)&1w, 9(11)&0w, 4(7), 1(4), 3(6), 12(19)

6) Piepa Cleary - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 0(2)&1w, 0w, 3(3), 3(4)&1w, 0(1), 8(8)&1w,  4(4)&1w

7) Kathryn Bryce - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 2(9), 27(19), 62(46), 9(8), 2(2), 46(58), 3(8), 2(2), 6(6), 1(3)

8) Kirstie Gordon - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 20(13), 6(5), 10(9), 5(6), 11(7), 5(3), 5(3), 2(6), 0(1)

9) Sophie Munro
Last 10 - 5(3), 0*(0), 17(8), 1(1), 5(3), 20(16), 8(11), 3(4)

10) Grace Ballinger - LHB, LAM
Last 10 - 

11) Yvonne Graves - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 0w,  1w, 1w, 0w, 0w

BENCH 

12) Bethan Ellis -RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 38(40), 2(0), 12(9), 1(13), 8(6), 0(6)

13) Katie Midwood - RHB, LAO
Last 10 - 16(16), 19(24), 9(17), 7(11), 63(42)

14) Michaela Kirk - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 0(1), 16(22), 2(5), 1(1), 12(12), 25(24), 28(31), 10(6), 19(21), 17(24) 

15) Ella Claridge - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 20(23), 1(2)

16) Ilenia Sims - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 

17) Josie Groves - RHB
Last 10 - 0w, 0w

Unavailable 

18) Sarah Bryce - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 29(32), 8(3), 30(18), 11(6), 9(4), 23(21), 5(11), 46(36)

B) Northern Diamonds

Probable XI

1) Leah Dobson - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 11(12), 1(8), 20(21), 2(6), 13(16), 12(13), 44(52), 8(12)

2) Bess Heath - RHB
Last 10 - 22(22), 9(16), 58(40), 14(15), 0(5), 0(3), 2(2), 2(2), 0(2), 5(3)

3) Lauren Winfield - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 0(3), 65(49), 5(6), 64(38), 2(3), 14(14), 1(5), 4(8), 33(29), 0(2)

4) Natalie Sciver - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 32(23), 2(5), 4(7), 14(16), 13(13), 17(17), 54(40), 27(23), 32(16), 33(23) 

5) Hollie Armitage - LHB, LAM
Last 10 - 59(48), 25(22), 7(7), 5(10), 6(12), 10(8), 0(1), 1(2), 5(5), 14(6)

6) Katherine Brunt - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w

7) Jenny Gunn - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 22(16)&0w, 22(14)&4w, 18(26)&1w, 2(4)&1w, 27(21)&1w, 6(20), 14(11)&2w, 15(11)&1w, 3w

8) Linsey Smith - LHB, LAM
Last 10 -  0w, 1w, 3(6)&0w, 2(3)&0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w

9) Rachel Slater - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 4(11)&0w, 1(1)&0w, 6(8)&0w, 1(3)&0w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 2w

10) Katie Levick - RHB, LAM
Last 10 - 2w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w

11) Alex McDonald - LHB, RAM
Last 10 - 2w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 4w,  0w, 2w, 1w, 0w

BENCH 

12) Beth Langston - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w

13) Rachel Hopkins - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 3(5), 4(3), 2(7), 1(2), 55(52), 0(3), 55(61), 23(25), 29(39), 13(18)

14) Emma Marlow - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 

15) Abigail Glen - RHB, RAM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w

16) Leigh Kasperek - RHB, RAO
Last 10 - 3w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 3w, 2w

17) P Turner - 
Last 10 - 

Unavailable  

18) Sterre Kalis
Last 10 - 18(19), 3(6), 12(17), 4(18), 19(21), 14(21), 6(20), 31(32), 34(38), 46(58)

Safe C/VC choices
Natalie Sciver, Tammy Beaumont 

Differential SL/GL C/VC choices
Jenny Gunn, Katherine Brunt

TOSS UPDATE -  NOD won the toss & elected to bat first

Northern Diamonds  Playing XI

Hollie Armitage (C), Lauren Winfield-Hill (WK), Abigail Glen, Rachel Hopkins, Phoebe Turner, Leigh Kasperek, Beth Langston, Linsey Smith, Emma Marlow, Rachel Slater, Katie Levick

 Lightning  Playing XI

Tammy Beaumont (C), Marie Kelly, Kathryn Bryce, Bethan Ellis, Teresa Graves, Ella Claridge (WK), Piepa Cleary, Sophie Munro, Lucy Higham, Kirstie Gordon, Grace Ballinger

MY FANTASY SL/GL TEAM

WK - L Winfield

BAT - T Beaumont, H Armitage, T Graves

AR - K Bryce, P Cleary

BOWL - B Langston, L Kasperek, L Smith, K Levick, K Gordon

CAPTAIN - T Beaumont

VC - K Bryce

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Wed, 11 May 2022 10:24:27
"Initially when I started the tournament, I wasn't over-thinking, I was just going and batting, like I used to do"
Mon, 09 May 2022 06:07:44
"I was actually trying to get out because I was so tired," batter says after hitting 73 off 50 balls in searing Mumbai heat
Sun, 08 May 2022 11:39:29
Super Kings are mathematically still in the mix to make the top four, but only just
Wed, 04 May 2022 10:52:20
No press accreditation, interviews with registered players or access to cricket facilities owned by BCCI or its member associations
Wed, 04 May 2022 08:06:26
England (88 points) have dropped to their lowest rating in Test cricket since 1995
Sun, 01 May 2022 19:30:52
"I oversaw his work for two games. After that, I insisted that he take his own decisions and bear responsibility for them"
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 18:48:18
Suryakumar steers chase with a fifty after Buttler's 67 had taken Royals to 158
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 04:27:09
Venue could be ready to host men's T20 World Cup matches in 2024
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 12:07:12
The first-class competition will resume after the IPL in a bio-bubble, with the final scheduled for June 20-24
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 11:16:27
ESPNcricinfo experts Vettori and Lynn feel the Sunrisers seamer should be fast-tracked into the squad for the T20 World Cup
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 19:06:16
The batter's 56* off 31 dragged his team from 99 for 5 to 144. Then the bowlers combined to take 7 for 37 to stymie RCB in their small chase
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 06:12:37
Former India coach says Rob Key will have to develop thick skin in his new role as ECB's managing director of cricket
Mon, 25 Apr 2022 10:55:01
The Lucknow Super Giants captain scored his third century against Mumbai, which is an IPL record
Tue, 03 May 2022 12:38:11
Qualifier 1 and Eliminator at Eden Gardens on May 24 and 25; Narendra Modi Stadium to host Qualifier 2 and final on May 27 and 29
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 17:09:36
The series, starting June 9, will be key in a T20 World Cup year
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 06:50:09
Capitals assistant coach Shane Watson, however, says umpires' decision has to be accepted, right or wrong
Wed, 20 Apr 2022 11:25:09
Call yet to be taken on the possibility of Wednesday's fixture against Punjab Kings in Pune
Mon, 18 Apr 2022 08:43:00
The franchise's physio Patrick Farhart had tested positive last week
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 18:49:11
Rashid Khan cameo at the end helps Gujarat Titans seal victory despite their having been 16 for 3 and 87 for 5
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 15:18:02
Thanks to Samson and Buttler, the Royals have been dismantling slow bowlers this season
Fri, 15 Apr 2022 15:24:07
The Chennai Super Kings quick hasn't recovered sufficiently from the back injury he picked up recently
Thu, 14 Apr 2022 14:34:59
"If it starts clicking well, it will definitely add a new dimension to my game"
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:37:59
Brevis and Tilak Varma put on a show, but Punjab Kings had enough on the board to weather it
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:16:55
Ruling states that they had "in order to help the MCA misused their position and power in the PCA to provide undue favour to MCA"
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 18:21:02
Theekshana leads the bowling effort with four-for after batters turn on the style to put up huge total
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 06:09:34
Pace-bowling allrounder was already recovering from quadricep tear picked against West Indies in February
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 05:15:11
Natarajan leads the way with the ball, as Sunrisers rack up back-to-back victories
Mon, 11 Apr 2022 03:55:33
Given that the ICC events schedule is now fixed for the next cycle, fitting another tournament was a non-starter
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:44:59
Uncapped Indian seamer Kuldeep Sen went toe-to-toe with Marcus Stoinis and defended 14 in the final over
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:58:17
Reaction follows legspinner's retelling of incident from 2011, when they were Mumbai Indians team-mates
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 03:01:40
It is believed that the ECB, CA, CWI and PCB were in favour; indications are that BCCI is not in direct opposition
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:03:01
Suryakumar's 68 in vain as Mumbai join fellow sufferers Chennai Super Kings at the bottom of the table
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 15:28:04
Super Kings lose their fourth match in a row and already face a monumental task ahead to make the playoffs
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:26:36
Rishabh Pant's men, meanwhile, could use some middle-order batting muscle
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 12:34:38
Both practice matches will be clashing with their rescheduled fifth Test against England from July 1
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 19:09:49
Yuzvendra Chahal opens up, not for the first time, about bullying by colleagues from the time he was a youngster trying to make a mark
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 02:23:32
The game's chief executives will meet on Friday to continue scheduling discussions which will eventually give face to the next FTP
Thu, 07 Apr 2022 05:25:17
A blow-by-blow account of Pat Cummins' record-breaking fifty against Mumbai Indians in the IPL
Tue, 05 Apr 2022 19:24:40
Mumbai are coming off two losses in two games and will be keen to get off the mark against in-form KKR
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 19:06:42
Reduced to 27 for 3 after being sent in, Super Giants recovered to set a target of 170, and Sunrisers stumbled at the end of the chase
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 17:28:09
Home Office backlog caused by displacement of Ukrainian citizens sees Pujara miss Notts fixture
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 19:40:24
Allrounder's 60 lifted Punjab Kings to 180, and Super Kings fell apart in the chase
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:40:15
Jonny Bairstow is set to return to Punjab Kings' XI having completed his quarantine upon arrival from the Caribbean
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:12:45
Both top orders misfired in their opening game. Can they bounce back?
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 08:52:55
Jayawardene v Sangakkara and Malinga, Ashwin v Ashwin, Boult v Rohit are few of the subplots
Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:53:17
Franchise's prolific run-scorer set to return following a recovery from a wrist injury
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 19:21:52
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers fought really hard to defend 128, but it was not to be
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:23:08
Son of the legendary India allrounder Vinoo Mankad, Rahul played first-class cricket for Mumbai
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:56:16
Says India is "such an untapped market" and "they're going to be unbeatable in a 10-year time" with launch of Women's IPL
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:12:57
Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana the only Indians in the top ten list of batters
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:05:51
Who's this 22-year-old who comes in and slog-sweeps Rashid for a six and hooks Ferguson for another?
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 09:39:23
Half-centuries from Mandhana, Verma and Raj go in vain as South Africa chase down 275 off the last ball
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:18:38
Super Kings coach admits "it is going to be a bit of a transition period"
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 18:41:19
KKR's mystery spinners Narine and Chakravarthy prove unhittable; Rahane shines with the bat
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 15:05:53
Says that Pant's "learning experiences" from the last year and a half will make him a "better leader and person".
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 13:34:16
Agarwal's men boast a lot of power-hitting talent, but will be without Bairstow for their season opener
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 17:44:47
"I have improved but want to keep getting better at it," she says about facing short balls from South Africa's pace attack
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:37:31
The board is planning to have five or six teams in the inaugural edition of women's IPL but it will need AGM's approval first
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:25:20
Fast bowler has picked up 40 wickets in 27 IPL matches at an economy rate of 8.46
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:38:15
While terming Kohli's giving up of captaincy a 'smart decision', Shastri wished he had held on to the job in Test cricket
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:39:09
Former India coach, who joins ESPNcricinfo as an analyst for the IPL, says Hardik will struggle to make the national team as a pure batter
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 08:37:18
"We are trying to get him here as soon as possible once we have the clearance from NCA" - Rohit Sharma
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:02:45
Pooja Vastrakar, too, continues to impress as India record their third win after beating Bangladesh by 110 runs
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:01:40
Iyer says he enjoyed playing under Rahul's captaincy in South Africa
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:43:10
Javagal Srinath says the surface didn't offer an even contest between bat and ball
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:15:38
All five Asian Test teams will feature in the T20I tournament with a sixth team joining them via a qualifier
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 14:26:18
Three-wicket haul from Brown and solid contributions with the bat from Healy, Haynes and Mooney play their part in subduing spirited India
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 19:18:45
Mott wants Australia to be aggressive, but will fall back on "Plan Bs and Cs that we've got" if India get on top
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:07:47
Opener fails to get prescribed minimum score on yo-yo test, PTI reports
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:16:19
She admits not batting 50 overs against England cost the team, but says they are "bound to go through ups and downs" over a long tournament like the World Cup
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:10:33
Jason Holder returns to the top spot for allrounders following the Antigua Test against England
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 07:07:23
They were upbeat yet clinical in the field and with the ball, led by Dean, who got her ODI career-best 4 for 23 in just her second World Cup game
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:23:00
Loss in 2017 final not important, "right now it's all about momentum and that's on our side," she says of taking on England
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 08:32:31
Number of unsuccessful reviews increased from one to two per innings in the upcoming season
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:00
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez and Zimbabwe allrounder Sikandar Raza are also in the mix
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 18:26:34
"His keeping was the best I've seen", says India's Test captain
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:34:16
R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven between them to wrap up a dominant series sweep
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:50:24
Shahbaz Nadeem scored 177 before also striking with the ball, as Nagaland ended day three 750 runs behind
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:06:33
Having set a target of 447, India made an early incision in the last half hour of day two
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 04:19:51
"You can't just play very negatively on that wicket and just keep defending the ball," he says after hitting 92 off 98
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:28
The pitch offered square turn and uncertain bounce from ball one, but it was India's pacers who did all the damage at the top
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 01:53:11
The centurions both lifted the Player-of-the-Match award after they kept each other company in the middle for over two hours
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:12
"I couldn't be happier to pass on the baton to a good friend, someone I've known over the years," says Virat Kohli
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:58:10
Atleast 25 players are in Bengaluru to establish their baseline fitness levels before the IPL gets underway
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 12:08:55
West Indies go down after a 100-run stand for the first wicket to lose their first game of the World Cup so far
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 03:29:05
"We are not used to catching the pink ball, bowling with the pink ball, and as batters, playing against the pink ball"
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:09:53
This will be the last Test for Suranga Lakmal. Can Sri Lanka make it a memorable one for him?
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