Author: James Buttler

Dhoni to promote English football across India

India’s cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will promote English Premier League football for the sports channel, which beams the games live across the country, the channel said on Thursday.

TALKING POINT: What should an A team look like?

The Bangladesh A squad currently touring England contains only two players uncapped in any form of international cricket. The India A XI who recently played South Africa A in the tri-series contained just two non-internationals

Sir Viv says LCPLt20 off to a great start

Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards expects the Limacol Caribbean Premier League to be a resounding success, judging from the fans’ response to the Barbados and Guyana legs of the inaugural tournament.

BPL gets priority in 2013/14 Bangladesh schedule

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced their 2013/14 domestic schedule to include two Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League tournaments. The first of the two leagues is that carried over from the 2012/13 season and will take place in September after being rescheduled five times since March 2013. Lasting almost three months and with such a […]

BADGER BLOG: The Caribbean hopes as the CPLt20 shines

The organisers of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League t20 will have been nervous. Anyone holding a party prays that their guests enjoy the hospitality on offer. For the organisers of the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPLt20) the stakes were high on 30 July.

NEXT BIG THING Number 2: Gary Ballance, aged 23, England

It won’t be to everyone’s taste when Zimbabwe-born Gary Ballance makes the seemingly inevitable move up to the full England international ranks. Born in Harare, he will be another ‘import’ following Pietersen, Trott, Prior et al to wear the three lions.

Talking Point: Is DRS ruining the Ashes?

Usman Khawaja is the latest cricketer to hit the headlines due to a Decision Review System (DRS) controversy. It’s a system that is not doing what it says on the tin.

Brooks and Plunkett awarded Yorkshire County Caps

Ahead of today’s LV= County Championship match against Warwickshire at Headingley, Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale awarded full county caps to both Jack Brooks and Liam Plunkett.

Bushranger Rogers shines in Ashes as Aussies dominate

Chris Rogers admitted that he was playing for his Test career yesterday after scoring a polished 84 during the first day of the third Ashes Test at Emirates Old Trafford as the Aussies hit back with venom as they look to overturn a 2-0 deficit.