Indian cricket board's decision to allow players to visit sporting venues as well as other public places in England and mingle with crowd during their three-week break has come under spotlight after it emerged that wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has tested positive for Covid-19.
One of the 23 Indian cricketers in the ongoing tour of England has tested positive for COVID-19 during the 20-day break and will not be travelling with the team to Durham on Thursday.
The ICC also confirmed the changed points system for the second edition of the WTC.
Gayle became the first batsman to score 14,000 T20 runs as he registered his 14th T20I half-century for the country.
The right-handed batsman, who was the backbone of India's middle-order in the 1983 World Cup, played 37 Test matches, scoring 1606 runs, and 42 ODIs scoring 883 runs. He also played 160 first-class matches, representing Punjab, Haryana and Railways, and scored 8933 runs.
As per the original schedule, the series was to start with the ODI leg on July 13, followed by matches on July 16 and July 18. The T20I games were scheduled for July 21, July 23 and July 25.
Mithali had started the tour in eighth position but her series aggregate of 206 runs - the best by a batter on either side -- has helped her reclaim the top position, which she last occupied in February 2018.
The five-Test series between India and England starts at Nottingham on August 4. Currently, the Indian players are on a break and will reassemble on July 14.
Indian skipper Mithali Raj became the leading run-getter in Women's international cricket across formats. She scripted the history during India's successful run-chase against England in the final ODI in Worcester on July 3. She want past former England skipper Charlotte Edwards' tally of 10,273 runs. Raj and Edwards are the only players to scale the 10,000-run mark in women's international cricket. Here's a look at some stats/records held by the talismanic Indian batter
India avoided a series clean sweep, defeating England by four wickets in the rain-curtailed third and final Women's One-day International, here on Saturday. It was India's first win on the tour. They drew the one-off Test before losing the first two ODIs.
A full-fledged domestic season will take place this year with Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 to begin from October 20 and the National One-Day Championship for Vijay Hazare Trophy being scheduled from February 23 next year.
Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has earlier done guest appearances in several films. However with "Friendship", Bhajji will be making his silver screen debut.
The first largest stadium -- Narendra Modi Stadium is situated in Ahmedabad while the second largest cricket stadium is situated in Australia's Melbourne.
The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held in Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.
The Indian cricket board has decided to inform the International Cricket Council (ICC) that it won't be able to host the T20 World Cup, leaving the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which was kept as standby for the tournament, as the host.
In her ODI debut 22 years ago, Mithali racked up an unbeaten 114 and shared a 258-run first-wicket partnership with fellow opener Reshma Gandhi, who too cracked a century -- 104 not out. India won that match by 10 wickets.
The T20 World Cup will commence on October 17 and run till November 14 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report. Some of the initial matches will be played in Oman.
India's revered superstars failed to dazzle on the 'D-Day' as New Zealand's canny operators and their classy skipper Kane Williamson deservingly walked away with the inaugural World Test Championship title after a composed eight-wicket win in the final that exposed multiple frailties in Virat Kohli's team.
Jadeja, who missed the four-match Test series against England at home, is playing the ongoing World Test Championship final in Southampton against New Zealand. He made 15 in the first innings and took a wicket too.
Never ever has a batsman become so remorseful after hitting a six in a cricket league than Asif Ali, who cursed his stars after hitting a bowler out of the park only to watch the rear windshield of his Vauxhall station wagon shattering into pieces
Powered by a gritty unbeaten 80 (154 balls) by debutant Sneh Rana and her unfinished 104-run partnership for the ninth wicket with Taniya Bhatia (44 not out, 88 balls), India stole a draw in the one-off women's Test against England here on Saturday.
India skipper Virat Kohli said on Friday that the World Test Championship (WTC) final was "just another feather to add in this big hat that we have created" and that there were many more milestones to come.
Hours before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India at the Ageas Bowl here, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said his team would be focusing on its main strength - bowling - when it takes on the Virat Kohli-led side on Friday.
After making a solid start replying to England's first-innings' 396 for nine wickets declared, India secularly slipped in the third and final session and ended the second day at 187 for five wickets in the one-off Test here on Thursday.
India skipper Virat Kohli shook off some pressure of playing the World Test Championship (WTC) final by saying one Test wouldn't decide the best team in the world.