Apr 19, 2019 ECB Reporters Network Sussex 302 for 3 (Salt 137*, Finch 89) beat Kent 298 (Renshaw 109) by seven wickets Philip Salt‘s maiden List A hundred powered unbeaten Sussex to a seven-wicket victory and inflicted a third straight Royal London Cup defeat on Kent at Beckenham. Spitfires, last summer’s beaten one-day finalists, underachieved
3:49 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Chennai Super Kings lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run. MS Dhoni refused two singles in the 19th over. Viewed next to each other, without context, those two facts might suggest that the missed singles cost Super Kings the match. This isn’t true, of course. Dhoni was set, and
3:00 AM ET Big Picture The belligerence of Riyan Parag, a 17-year old, who outscored Steven Smith during the course of their match-winning partnership on Saturday, embodies the Rajasthan Royals’ mantra of playing freely without the fear of consequences for the remainder of IPL 2019. In a way, knowing a slip-up and you may near
4:11 PM ET Peter Della PennaCricket Close Peter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna Oman 152 for 4 (Nadeem 55*, Suraj 50*, Ali Khan 4-27)
3:00 AM ET Toss Delhi Capitals chose to bowl v Kings XI Punjab Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and opted to bowl against Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla, reasoning they expected some dew later. Capitals made three changes to their playing XI – Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford and Sandeep Lamichhane
5:52 AM ET Nagraj Gollapudi Shashank Kishore In a bid to introduce a “fresh approach” to their stuttering IPL 2019 campaign, Rajasthan Royals have decided to remove Ajinkya Rahane as the captain and replace him with Steven Smith for the remainder of the current season. Royals have had a sequence of poor results in recent
5:24 PM ET Sreshth Shah in Kolkata Andre Russell‘s devastating form in IPL 2019 has raised the question of his batting position for Kolkata Knight Riders. While he has often demolished bowling attacks at the death, experts and laymen alike have asked whether his team would be better served if Russell walks in with more
3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Yorkshire 270 for 9 (Bresnan 89, Tattersall 79) tied with Warwickshire 270 for 8 (Ambrose 77) A wonderful match came down to the final ball with former Warwickshire spinner Josh Poysden needing to find two runs to secure a Yorkshire victory. He swished and missed – but the batsmen
4:12 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Scotland left-arm spinner Con de Lange has died aged 38. The spin-bowling allrounder, who also played for Northamptonshire, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour last year and had undergone various forms of medical treatment – including an operation, radiation and chemotherapy – in an effort to battle the illness.
2:44 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India captain Virat Kohli agrees that Vijay Shankar offers balance to the Indian batting order, but has not committed to the Tamil Nadu allrounder batting at No. 4. On Monday, after announcing India’s World Cup squad, MSK Prasad, the chairman of selectors, said that Vijay was identified as the No.