Latest Cricket News Updates http://www.cricwaves.com Latest news from www.cricwaves.com (c)www.cricwaves.com en-gb Fri 29 May 2020 Cricketing activity can only start after monsoon season: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/2ONzGdW4G9_drh-sevawcirc/cricketing-activity-can-only-start-after-monsoon-season-bcci-ceo-rahul-johri.html BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has admitted that he doesn't see any cricketing activity taking place before the end of the monsoon season. However, he was hopeful that the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held this year. It’s official: BCCI suspends IPL 2020 indefinitely http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/X43mVlNYtN_drh-sevawcirc/its-official-bcci-suspends-ipl-2020-indefinitely.html After news reports of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 being postponed further in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday officially confirmed that the tournament has been suspended indefinitely. The decision comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown in the country will continue till May 3. COVID-19: BCCI cancels con-call with IPL franchise owners http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/OqCpwsXFve_drh-sevawcirc/covid-19-bcci-cancels-con-call-with-ipl-franchise-owners.html The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Tuesday, cancelled the much-awaited conference call with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise owners, which was scheduled to be held to discuss the way ahead following the postponement of the T20 league. The IPL was due to begin on March 29, but had to be pushed behind till April 15 owing to the rapid spread of Coronavirus. Following the cancellation of Tuesday’s con-call, IPL 2020 stares at a bleak future. Cheteshwar Pujara wonders what the fuss around his strike rate is all about http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/e4cLQnrxOq_drh-sevawcirc/cheteshwar-pujara-wonders-what-the-fuss-around-his-strike-rate-is-all-about.html Despite having played 77 Tests in which he has scored close to 6,000 runs at an average of over 48, India’s reliable number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has come under the scanner of IPL 2020 postponed: Nothing concrete discussed at franchise owners' meeting http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/ZutTtQLWiB_drh-sevawcirc/ipl-2020-postponed-nothing-concrete-discussed-at-franchise-owners-meeting.html Nothing significant came out during Monday’s teleconference by the eight IPL franchise owners over the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped India as well as the world. The start of IPL Sanjay Manjrekar reacts after being dropped from BCCI commentary panel http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/R8qTVSUEOB_drh-sevawcirc/sanjay-manjrekar-reacts-after-being-dropped-from-bcci-commentary-panel.html Former India cricketer-turned-commentator on Sunday reacted after being axed from the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) commentary panel recently. IPL 2020 changes: From all-star match to concussion substitute -- all you need to know http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/lPOSh7sH1b_drh-sevawcirc/ipl-2020-changes-from-all-star-match-to-concussion-substitute-all-you-need-to-know.html In IPL 2020 two teams will be a mix of four franchises each -- Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders (north and east India), and Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians (South and West India). PCB CEO issues clarification on Pakistan threatening to skip 2021 World T20 in India http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/ktBZd4ouju_drh-sevawcirc/pcb-ceo-issues-clarification-on-pakistan-threatening-to-skip-2021-world-t20-in-india.html Wasim Khan, Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dismissed all reports claiming that Pakistan will not send its team to India for the 2021 World T20 if the BCCI End of the road for MS Dhoni? No BCCI contract for former India captain http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/tgxSVGHb6u_drh-sevawcirc/end-of-the-road-for-ms-dhoni-no-bcci-contract-for-former-india-captain.html Former India skipper MS Dhoni has not been given a BCCI central contact for 2019-20. Dhoni has not turned out for India since the team’s exit in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup.