Cricket Weekly #19: #QuarantineCup Begins, IPL Suspended and Counties Cut Overseas Players

In the 19th edition of Cricket Weekly , Riley Taylor takes us through the latest results from the #QuarantineCup, what is happening to the IPL and ow counties are cutting deals for overseas players.

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Tridents Cruise to CPL Title

Tweet Jonathan Carter’s (pictured right) half-century set up a match-winning total for Barbados Tridents. Image Credit: CPL T20 Ltd.2019 https://www.cplt20.com/photo/m23-barbados-tridents-v-trinbago- knight-riders By Riley Taylor (@rileyttaylor21) Caribbean Premier League Final Barbados Tridents v Guyana Amazon Warriors at Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad Barbados Tridents: 171/6 (Carter 50no, Charles 39, Tahir 1-24, Laughlin 1-28) Guyana Amazon Warriors: 144/9 (King 43, Paul 25, Riefer 4-24, Gurney 2-24) Barbados Tridents won by 27 runs Full scorecard: https://www.cplt20.com/match-centre Barbados Tridents won their second Caribbean Premier League title after beating Guyana Amazon Warriors in a thrilling…

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Cricket Weekly Column #13 Ben Stokes, The Player That Made Me Love Cricket

Tweet By Riley Taylor (@rileyttaylor21) Welcome to the 13th edition of Overtime’s Cricket Weekly Column, where we look at the week’s biggest stories and games. After an immense month for one England cricketer, I thought I would go in-depth into his career and why I am one of his biggest admirers. Ben Stokes: The Player That Made Me Love Cricket It would be an understatement to say I am a massive cricket fan. Since I became interested in the sport when I was 12 it has taken over my life and…

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Cricket’s crossroads: White-ball only contracts

Although big name players are choosing T20 over the County Championship, it can still attract good crowds

Tweet Cricket is at a critical point in its history. Declining County Championship attendances and rising Twenty20 attendances have led to lucrative T20 deals being available to play in tournaments like the IPL and Big Bash. As a result, two of England’s stars Adil Rashid and Alex Hales have signed white-ball only contracts with their counties and will not play in the County Championship. Former England spinner Shaun Udal believes the decision is “disappointing” saying that “they are basically saying that they don’t want to play Test cricket which is…

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