Rohit & Virat likely to be rested for upcoming white-ball series against Afghanistan

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma Xtra Time Web Desk. The Board of Control for Cricket in India plans to field a second-string side for the proposed white-ball series against Afghanistan. The three-match ODI series is likely to be played between the World Test Championship final and India’s tour of the Caribbean. There is a possibility … Read more

Asia Cup 2023: PCB’s second hybrid model proposal likely to be accepted by ACC

Xtra Time Web Desk. In a major development, Pakistan Cricket Board 9PCB’s proposed second hybrid model for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023 is likely to receive final approval from the other member boards of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). It has been learned from reliable sources that the Board of Control for Cricket in India … Read more

WTC Final 2023: First look at the Oval wicket

Xtra Time Web Desk. With just 21 days to go for the final of the 2023 ICC World Test Championship between India and Australia, the first picture of the Oval wicket has surfaced on social media. At first glance, no one can tell the difference between a square and a field. There is still considerable … Read more

KKR’s Litton Das Slammed By Bangladesh Media, Shares Post On Social Media | XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Bangladesh star batsman Liton Das, who was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders squad in the ongoing IPL 2023 season, launched a vicious attack against the country’s leading web portal. In a Facebook post, Litton claimed that the leading portal published the news without specifying the truth. The web portal broke … Read more

“I hope there is no more day of crutches.” XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Team India Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant sent social media into a frenzy on Friday after he posted a video of himself walking without crutches at the National Cricket Academy. In the video, it can be seen how the pants are walking with a smile. He wrote, “Hopefully no more crutches day,” as … Read more

Six England players offered full-time annual contracts by IPL franchises; Report |: XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Six England cricketers have been offered multi-million dollar annual contracts by Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises. Full-time annual contracts will force English players to consider giving up their national contracts to sign full-time deals with Indian Premier League (IPL) teams. Currently, all 10 IPL franchises have their affiliation with teams across … Read more

Australian Test captain Pat Cummins begins preparations for World Test Championship final | Watch the video XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Australian Test captain Pat Cummins has begun preparations for the World Test Cup final against India in June. The fast bowler started training in his native Sydney. In the video shared by Cummins, he can be seen bowling in full steam. Cummins, who has opted not to play in the ongoing … Read more

There is no reason why Australia can’t win the WTC final. Sourav Ganguly XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Former India captain and former BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday lauded Indian cricket’s move to give Duke balls to train fast bowlers during IPL 2023 who will be part of the upcoming Test squad. World Test Championship final against Australia starting June 7 at The Oval. The former BCCI president … Read more

Indian racers to practice with Duke balls in preparation for WTC finals, confirms Rohit Sharma | XtraTime:

Xtra Time Web Desk. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has revealed a number of plans to prepare well for the World Test Championship final against Australia in June. Indian race bowling trio Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav will be handed red Duke balls to practice during IPL 2023. BCCI will arrange dukes balls for … Read more