Steven Stern In this series we’re looking at how the economics of sports is doing away with hunches and intuition. Using data and research to evaluate players, strategies and even leagues. Fans will often rank and compare cricket players by high scores, wickets taken, or batting and bowling averages (numberRead More →

Rex Clementine  With only 18 months remaining for cricket’s showpiece event – the ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales – Sri Lanka’s ODI cricket is set for a complete overhaul. New head coach Chandika Hathurusingha, who assumed duties earlier this week, has presented Sri Lanka Cricket a blueprintRead More →

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the appointment of former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim as the General Manager, Cricket Operations of the board. Karim will start off as the GM from January 1, 2018. The General Manager’s post had been left vacant after the resignation ofRead More →

The Australian women’s team will travel to India in March next year to play three ODIs against India as part of the ICC Women’s Championship. The three ODIs between the two nations will be played in Baroda, following two warm-up games at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai against India A.Read More →

Ajit Wadekar has voiced his concern about Team India starting their tour to South Africa, on January 5, without playing a practice game. However, the former Indian player did praise Virat Kohli’s captaincy and believes that the team will use their experience to play on the fast pitches. After hostingRead More →

Tristan Lavalette in Perth The curtains have closed on Ashes Test cricket at the WACA. After relinquishing the urn following another pummelling in the recently concluded third Test, England will probably be grateful they won’t have to venture to their graveyard of a ground any longer. Despite the overwhelming nostalgia swirling aroundRead More →

Pacer Lasith Malinga has been left out of Sri Lankan squad from the upcoming three-match T20 International series against India. The former Sri Lanka T20I captain Malinga, was sidelined for almost a year with a knee injury that he sustained ahead of the World T20 in India before making a comebackRead More →