Cricket Australia on Thursday revealed that Steve Smith is following "concussion protocols" which are crucial for his return to cricket in the IPL and asserted that it is "not willing" to compromise with the fitness of the Rajasthan Royals skipper.
India captain Virat Kohli maintained the top rank in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen while Englishman Jonny Bairstow broke into the top-10.
Chennai Super Kings batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who tested positive for COVID-19 last month, remains in isolation and is unlikely to be available for the team’s IPL opener against Mumbai Indians.
Back from an lengthy injury layoff, Mumbai Indians' star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said the setback motivated him to work harder and he is now in good shape both physically and mentally for the IPL starting September 19.
Can the perennial under-achievers of the IPL turn it around for good this time? It's a question for which the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore will hope to have a positive answer, having addressed the side's death bowling woes at the auction.
Days after his arrival in UAE, the venue for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), former India skipper and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly paid a visit to the famous Sharjah stadium.
Shane Warne was revealed as the brand ambassador of Rajasthan Royals for the second year in a row. For the upcoming edition, Shane will also add the role of Team Mentor to his duties for the season.
Sreesanth’s ban for alleged spot-fixing came to an end on Sunday, concluding a seven-year punishment that was originally meant to be for life and was aggressively contested by the flamboyant bowler.