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List of all the cricket series affected by coronavirus: full coverage

From saying no to handshakes, to playing matches in empty stadiums, and eventually calling off almost every tour

ESPNcricinfo staff
13-Mar-2020 • Updated on 06-Apr-2022
From saying no to handshakes to playing matches in empty stadiums and eventually calling off almost every series or tour, here's how the cricketing world was impacted by the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak.
February 23
News - Vijay Hazare Trophy: Bihar player tests positive for Covid-19
News - The Hundred to launch with women's fixture on July 21
News - Optimism from counties as government points to spectators' return
News - Permanent ban on saliva - options discussed at MCC's meeting
February 22
News - Lahiru Kumara tests positive for Covid-19, to miss West Indies tour
February 20
News - Wahab, Sammy in quarantine after breaching PSL's biosecure protocols
February 19
News - IPL 2021 league stage could be held entirely in Mumbai
February 18
News - Sam Curran out of India Tests due to difficulties in travelling to Ahmedabad solo
News - First round of Covid-19 vaccines administered to NZ-bound Bangladesh squad
February 17
News - Tour postponement: CSA lodges official complaint against Cricket Australia with ICC
February 16
News - Ganguly 'happy to see normalcy back' as tickets for pink-ball Test sell out
February 13
News - Victoria cleared to travel to NSW despite Melbourne lockdown
February 12
News - NSW and Victoria aiming to still play Marsh Cup opener despite latest lockdown in Victoria
News - Covid-19 forces postponement of three men's World Cup League 2 series
February 11
News - Covid-19 vaccines key to Bangladesh's 2020-21 domestic season
News - When Kyle Jarvis had Covid-19, malaria and tick bite fever
News - Pakistan women tour of Zimbabwe ends abruptly because of flight restrictions
News - Ireland white-ball tour of Zimbabwe postponed amid Covid-19 reshuffle
February 7
News - BBL beats season of uncertainty: 'There are moments when you hold your breath'
February 6
News - Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 to take place between February 20 and March 14
February 5
News - Vitality Blast and Royal London Cup fixtures announced as 2021 schedule takes shape
February 4
News - Pakistan Super League 2021 to allow spectators up to 20% capacity
News - Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand pushed back by a week
February 3
News - Mickey Arthur, Lahiru Thirimanne test positive for Covid-19
February 2
News - Crowds allowed up to 50% capacity for second India-England Test
News - Australia postpone South Africa tour because of 'unacceptable' Covid-19 risk
News - Colin Munro to miss PSL 2021 for Islamabad United
February 1
News - BCCI gives informal nod for spectators at second Chennai Test
January 31
News - Perth lockdown shifts Scorchers' home Challenger to Canberra
January 30
News - Moeen Ali urges people to take Covid-19 vaccine
News - BCCI looking to get players vaccinated, UAE not a back-up option for IPL
News - No Ranji Trophy in 2020-21, but BCCI to hold domestic 50-over games for men, women, and U-19 boys
January 28
News - No neutral umpires for India vs England Tests; Nitin Menon, Anil Chaudhary, Virender Sharma to officiate in Chennai
January 27
News - Shai Hope and Kyle Hope test positive for Covid-19, ruled out of Super 50 Cup
January 26
News - BBL finals week fixtures to navigate Covid-19 border restrictions
News - James Harris ready for 'huge challenge' of Covid-19 after election as PCA chair
January 25
News - Richard Illingworth to become first neutral umpire in Test cricket since Covid-19 pandemic
January 22
News - Quarantine restrictions to force South Africa to use separate T20I and Test squads
News - First two India-England Tests in Chennai set to be played behind closed doors
January 21
News - Sri Lanka's Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne test Covid-19-positive ahead of West Indies tour
January 17
News - UAE-Ireland ODI to go ahead on Monday after approval from health authorities
January 16
News - Moeen Ali returns to England bubble after release from quarantine
January 15
News - UAE-Ireland ODI series held up again despite no further Covid positives
News - England 'unconcerned' by hotel staff's positive Covid tests
January 14
News - Return to 'normal life' a huge lure of New Zealand tour - Heather Knight
January 12
News - Chris Woakes resigned to first-Test absence after release from Covid quarantine
News - Moeen Ali faces extended quarantine, set to miss second Sri Lanka Test
News - UAE-Ireland ODI called off again after Covid-19 outbreak worsens
January 11
News - India confirm they will travel to Brisbane for final Test
News - Seven BBL fixtures relocated due to travel restrictions from Covid hotspots
News - Dane van Niekerk, Chloe Tryon, unnamed Covid-19-positive player out of Pakistan series
January 10
News - Bangladesh Cricket Board makes extensive bio-bubble plans as West Indies land in Dhaka
January 9
News - Gabba Test - India fear multiple quarantines will impact home series against England
News - Another Covid-19 case in UAE camp pushes Ireland ODI to January 16
January 8
News - BBL navigates impact of Brisbane's three-day lockdown
News - Two UAE players test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland ODIs
News - Plans continue for Gabba Test despite Brisbane's newly announced weekend lockdown
January 7
News - India to not travel to Brisbane if there's hard quarantine: BCCI to CA
News - Jack Leach admits Covid-19 concerns meant he feared he had played his last Test
January 6
News - Fears Covid-19 case acquired virus at MCG Test; masks mandatory at SCG
News - No new positive tests for England gives boost to Sri Lanka series prospects
January 5
News - Sydney BBL fixtures to move interstate due to Covid-19 border restrictions
News - England touring party in Sri Lanka faces anxious wait on Covid-19 test results
January 4
News - Sana Mir tests positive for Covid-19
News - Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 as England arrive in Sri Lanka
News - 'Nothing formal from BCCI' on Brisbane Test switch, says Cricket Australia chief executive
News - India and Australia players and staff all test negative for Covid-19
January 3
News - Zimbabwe Cricket puts all cricket activities on hold due to rising Covid-19 cases
News - Question mark over Gabba Test after reported Indian boycott threat
January 2
News - Rohit, Pant, Gill, Shaw, Saini placed in isolation as precaution
January 1
News - Joe Root: England prepared for positive tests as they attempt to 'manage' Covid threat
December 30
News - Cricket Australia to monitor Sydney Covid-19 spike amid Test concerns
News - Rohit Sharma joins India squad after two-week quarantine
December 29
News - New South Africa lockdown won't affect Sri Lanka series
News - Sydney Cricket Ground retains third Test in spite of Covid doubts
December 24
News - Sydney holds onto third Test as Cricket Australia plays waiting game
December 23
News - England players exempt from quarantine, in spite of South Africa Covid mutation
News - Dual Sydney Tests among CA's contingency scenarios
December 22
News - Suresh Raina arrested - and let out on bail - for flouting Covid-19 rules
News - Sri Lanka worried about new Covid-19 strain, but England tour likely to be on schedule
December 20
News - Cricket Australia chairman: No compromises on safety for South Africa tour
December 19
News - Sydney Covid-19 outbreak - David Warner, Sean Abbott fly into Melbourne early
December 18
News - Two SA players test Covid positive as van Tonder, Sipamla earn maiden Test call-ups
News - Cricket Australia on alert after Sydney Covid-19 outbreak
December 17
News - Final round of South Africa's domestic fixtures postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19
News - South Africa face first Test selection headache amid domestic Covid-19 scare
December 16
News - Latest Australian domestic season to end on April 30, Sheffield Shield trimmed by one round
December 15
News - Chris Lynn, Dan Lawrence and Brisbane Heat fined for Covid-19 breach
December 14
News - Titans vs Dolphins called off after Dolphins player tests Covid-19 positive
News - Chris Lynn, Dan Lawrence investigated for Covid-19 protocol breach in BBL
December 12
News - Mujeeb Ur Rahman links up with Brisbane Heat after Covid recovery
December 11
News - Nepal's Paras Khadka tests positive for Covid-19
December 10
News - 'We collectively accepted this challenge' - Shan Masood on isolation in NZ
News - 'No justification' for England to abandon South Africa tour, CSA says
December 9
News - England confirm dates for rescheduled Sri Lanka Test tour
News - Covid-19 outbreak: Sri Lanka consider cancelling tour of South Africa
News - Australia's tour of South Africa may move to Perth amid Covid-19 fallout
December 8
News - Pakistan players likely caught virus during flight or just prior - NZ director of public health
News - England squad cleared to fly home after confirmation of false positives
December 7
News - England's South Africa tour called off after Covid-19 outbreak
News - England blame 'unacceptable' Newlands facilities after claims of Covid-19 protocols breach
News - Pakistan set to train in New Zealand after entire squad found Covid negative in final round of testing
December 6
News - South Africa vs England: Will ODI series still go ahead after Covid-19 outbreak?
News - Mashrafe Mortaza to represent Gemcon Khulna in Bangabandhu T20 Cup
News - England tour in balance as bubble bursts for South African cricket
News - Monday's rescheduled ODI postponed after positive Covid tests leave tour on a knife-edge
December 5
News - South Africa squad clears Covid-19 tests, England ODI series to take place
News - Brisbane Heat's Tom Banton pulls out of BBL as bubble life takes toll
December 4
News - England expressed concerns over bio-secure integrity, says South Africa team doctor
News - Brisbane Heat's Mujeeb Ur Rahman tests positive for Covid-19 in Queensland
News - South Africa-England ODI called off amid Covid scare
News - Pakistan not granted exemption for group training during isolation
December 2
News - Cricket West Indies officials happy with 'concise and tight' Covid-19 protocols in Bangladesh
News - One further Covid-19 positive in Pakistan touring squad
September 19
News - India vs England Tests, IPL 2021 could be held in the UAE
News - Dottin, Matthews feared women's cricket had ended for the year
Feature - Knight: 'Making cricket more inclusive would be a small positive from the pandemic'
September 18
News - South Africa opens borders but international sport remains locked down
News - CA's Seven-Foxtel fight goes closed doors
September 17
News - Varying quarantine period for IPL-bound players from England bubble
News - Virat Kohli: This IPL, we're playing to bring smiles back on people's faces
News - England should be proud of ensuring the show did go on - Chris Silverwood
September 16
News - Chennai Super Kings' Ruturaj Gaikwad unavailable for IPL 2020 opener against Mumbai Indians
News - Saif Hassan tests positive for Covid-19 a second time
News - Willey tests positive, ruling three Yorkshire team-mates out of Blast group games
News - IPL-bound England players counselled to be on guard against burn-out - Silverwood
News - Sri Lanka Cricket proposes split quarantine to Bangladesh Cricket Board
News - Matty Potts, Paul Coughlin seal Durham win over Covid-depleted Yorkshire
September 4
News - Harbhajan Singh: 'Family takes precedence over sport'
News - PCB amps up white-ball formats with eye on ICC tournaments in 2021-22
News - Coffee machines, an Xbox and three hours of training: Australia women prepare for life in quarantine
August 9
News - Women's World Cup postponed over players' inability to prepare, says CEO Andrea Nelson
News - India's domestic 2020-21 season: Only Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali for men?
News - After sudden dismissal, BCCI's ex-scorers hope for recognition and relief
News - Vivo's IPL 2020 exit is not a "financial crisis" - Sourav Ganguly
News - Heather Knight 'pretty gutted' at 2021 Women's World Cup postponement
August 8
News - 'World Cup 2022 is the goal now' - Jhulan Goswami
News - Covid-19 impact: Zimbabwe v Afghanistan T20I series called off
News - 2020 IPL: How will Vivo's absence and IPL's move to UAE hurt the franchises?
News - Australia v India: 'Will do everything we can' to play Boxing Day Test at MCG, says CA CEO
August 7
News - Why the women's World Cup was postponed by 12 months
News - India retains T20 World Cup in 2021, Australia to host in 2022
News - Shakib Al Hasan set for training camp as he eyes international return
News - England white-ball tour of India postponed until 2021
News - Indian government set to give BCCI green signal to move IPL to UAE
News - Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for Tests and additional three T20Is in October
August 6
News - Mithali Raj: Foreign players' frustration justified, but BCCI has done all it can
News - Full stream ahead for counties while Somerset avert twin Overton departures
News - IPL franchises begin quarantining and testing for Covid-19
News - Covid-19: PCB offers financial support to 25 unemployed Pakistan women cricketers
News - Tournament hubs, Afghanistan Test and Boxing Day: where does the Australia summer stand?
News - Kyle Abbott misses 2020 season amid travel difficulties
News - BCCI confirms that Vivo will not sponsor IPL 2020
News - ICC Board set to discuss fate of next three World tournaments
News - CPL 2020: All players test negative for Covid-19 on arrival
News - England women warm up for South Africa series with intra-squad match
News - Victoria training paused as Covid-19 lockdown clarity is sought
News - Fabian Allen ruled out of Caribbean Premier League after missing flight
July 28
News - Five South Africans to miss CPL after failing to confirm travel arrangements
News - Ireland name uncapped Curtis Campher, Harry Tector for England ODI series opener
News - SCG's 'keeper returns for youth homeless sleepout
News - Covid-19 restrictions might make David Warner 'rethink' international future
News - India women's England tour cancellation 'not a case of neglect' - Shanta Rangaswamy
July 27
News - Wahab Riaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed in 20-man Pakistan squad for England Tests
News - Governing Council meeting on August 1 likely to finalise IPL 2020 schedule
News - CPL schedule: Trinbago v Guyana to kick off 2020 season
News - Pakistan domestic cricket likely to start with T20 Cup in September
News - Fans allowed to attend first-class cricket for first time since March as pilot scheme extended
News - Lanka Premier League to start on August 28
News - IPL 2020: Emirates Cricket Board waits for India government nod to 'ink the final deal' with BCCI
News - Reece Topley wins ODI recall, Sam Billings and David Willey back to face Ireland
News - Pakistan team faced with legal threat of equipment being seized
News - New CA financial chief Samantha Douglas to start amid grants dispute
News - Cricket comes home as spectators make cautious return to Kia Oval
July 26
News - PCB came under pressure over England tour after positive Covid-19 tests, says CEO
July 25
News - Poonam Yadav: 'Very difficult to perform instantly' after downtime
News - West Indies want to host South Africa between CPL and IPL, but is there a window?
July 21
News - CA's financial tussle with states: Nick Hockley confident of resolving cash impasse
News - Adelaide quarantine camp firming ahead of India Test series
News - NZC chairman: Decision on women's ODI World Cup in next two weeks
Newsfile - Trent Boult back in training
July 13
News - Tony Irish ends interrupted tenure as PCA chief executive
News - IPL 2020: 'Will be slightly easier to monitor ACU activity in the UAE,' says Ajit Singh
July 12
News - Sourav Ganguly to Virat Kohli - 'I expect you to win in Australia'
July 10
News - Trinidad & Tobago gets government nod to host CPL 2020
News - Stuart Broad 'frustrated' and 'angry' at being left out of England side for first Test
News - Curtis Campher, Jonathan Garth the new faces as Ireland name 21-man squad for England ODIs
News - First-class counties to compete for Bob Willis Trophy
July 9
News - Asia Cup postponed to June 2021
News - Sri Lankan domestic season could resume in July
News - Cricket Victoria assessing early-season plans amid Melbourne lockdown
News - Injured Chris Jordan misses England's ODI squad to face Ireland
July 8
News - Bangladesh Cricket Board looks for ways to get Dhaka Premier League back on the road
News - Amid excitement over cricket's return, there are debts to be repaid
News - Counties could be offered opt-out as Hampshire express red-ball reservations
July 7
Preview - The world awaits as cricket ushers in its new normal
News - Cricket Australia spin chief: Sheffield Shield pitches, not the ball, need to change
July 6
CAB office shuts for a week after staff member tests positive
News - Regional red-ball competition in prospect as counties vote on season formats
July 5
News - Into the unknown: Kemar Roach says England changes present pros and cons for West Indies
News - Quinton de Kock will wait for 'serious cricket' before hitting the nets
July 4
News - West Indies batsmen need to 'stand up and make difference', says Shamarh Brooks
News - England stick with Joe Denly, no room for Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali in Test squad
News - Australian cricket pay dispute averted as compromise found
News - 'No doors are closed,' says Ed Smith after Bairstow, Moeen Test omissions
July 3
News - Ollie Pope ready for trial by West Indies fire despite slow warm-up pitch
Report - England batsmen show fluency as warm-up ends before the fireworks
News - Hamish Rutherford's Worcestershire return confirmed, Ashton Turner's deal off
News - Recreational cricket cleared to resume 'next weekend' after Boris Johnson U-turn
News - Counties allowed two overseas players in 2021, ECB confirms
News - Blitz takes stay order against PCB in broadcast payout dispute
News - Sam Curran tests negative for Covid-19 after sickness bout
News - Boris Johnson blames 'teas' and 'changing rooms' for club cricket's continued suspension
July 2
News - West Indies batting form a 'worry', admits Estwick
News - Dom Bess leads as spinners turn up in force for England warm-up
News - Shannon Gabriel added to West Indies squad for England Tests
Report - Jason Holder's lean run continues as Phil Simmons rejoins squad
News - Sam Curran self-isolating after 'sickness and diarrhoea'
News - Umpires step up for charity
News - Sheffield Shield returns to Kookaburra ball throughout
News - SLC optimistic over Lanka Premier League launch in August
July 1
Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz to take PIA flight to England on July 3>br> News - Phil Simmons is 'the right man at the right time' - CWI president
News - West Indies batsmen need to 'look in the mirror', says Jason Holder
News - James Bracey makes a name for himself with scene-stealing half-century
News - Leicestershire to resume training on Wednesday despite second lockdown in Leicester
News - Cricket South Africa's 3TC competition rescheduled to July 18
News - Phil Simmons faces calls for sacking after leaving lockdown to attend funeral
June 30
News - Zimbabwe's three-match ODI tour to Australia postponed
News - Ben Stokes to captain England as Joe Root misses first West Indies Test
News - Jos Buttler in possession as England prepare to get back on the field
News - Aaron Finch: ODI and Test league commitments secondary to cricket's holistic recovery
News - Mohammad Hafeez, five others to join Pakistan squad in England after second negative Covid-19 test
June 29
News - Mark Taylor raises prospect of Boxing Day Test being moved
News - CSA gets sports-ministry green light to resume training
Feature - Sport, Interrupted: Batmakers BDM on dodgy pitch but bank on 95-year history to see them through
News - County cricket to return from August 1, but formats remain to be decided
June 28
News - Phil Simmons enters self-isolation as Alzarri Joseph downplays disruption
News - Stuart Broad working with England psychologist to beat closed-door concerns
News - England will pick strongest XI for first West Indies Test despite rotation plans
June 27
News - Pakistan 'made pact to keep fitness intact' - Azhar Ali
June 26
News - Andy Roberts: 'Oshane Thomas will be the first name I'd pencil in on this tour'
News - Pakistan prepare to fly to England without 10 Covid-positive players
News - Infrastructure development takes a hit as PCB slash budget after Covid-19
News - Corey Anderson's Somerset contract cancelled
News - Belinda Clark: 'There's still plenty of money in cricket'
News - Aaron Finch thinking ahead to Australia's 2023 World Cup plans
June 25
News - Recreational cricket: Government 'have really messed up'
News - Warm-up - Raymon Reifer presents Test case as Jason Holder's ankle causes worry
News - Regional Retainers announced for England women domestic players
News - PCB may ditch need for two negative tests for England travel
News - Jofra Archer tests negative for Covid-19
News - Mominul Haque to Bangladesh team-mates: 'Being mentally strong the most important factor'
News - ECB cancel Dynamos kids initiative as talks for resumption continue
June 24
News - Surrey, Middlesex to stage two-day warm-up in July
News - Bangladesh postpone Sri Lanka tour due to Covid-19 pandemic
News - Hafeez says he's negative for Covid-19 day after PCB announces positive result
News - Cheteshwar Pujara: 'If you are mentally tough, you can take a long break comfortably'
News - Warm-up - Raymon Reifer presents Test case as Jason Holder's ankle causes worry
News - 'Clubs are desperate for cricket, just to stay alive' - Mark Wood
Feature - Jeet Raval: 'I started to tense up, thinking way too much. I froze'
June 23
News - New Zealand's August tour of Bangladesh postponed
News - Tim Paine backs Cricket Australia board, clarifies Kevin Roberts relationship
News - Shane Watson slams 'absurd reactionary whispers' over Greg Dyer's position
News - West Indies provide double boost as Test preparations step up
News - Archer's arrival in England camp delayed after a member of his household feels unwell
News - Ashley Giles: No contingencies if Pakistan tour called off but ECB will adapt
News - Boris Johnson deals blow to UK's recreational cricketers
News - Zimbabwe Cricket nearly debt-free after 'horrible' year, says chairman
News - Seven more Pakistan players test positive for Covid-19
News - Ashley Giles 'concerned' by Pakistan trio's positive Covid-19 tests
News - Counties not to face sanctions if they fall under salary collar
News - Mark Boucher not a 3TC shareholder, says CSA, considers legal action
News - New Zealand's August tour of Bangladesh postponed
June 22
Seven people found positive after CSA Covid-19 tests
News - Hundred faces salary cuts and partial re-draft - PCA chairman
News - Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Haider Ali test positive for Covid-19
News - "Big risk" - PCB director of sports medicine on England tour
News - Shannon Gabriel set to be added to West Indies Test squad against England
News - Mohammad Abbas' Nottinghamshire contract cancelled
News - England and West Indies to honour key workers in #raisethebat Test series
News - Interim Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley flies into Melbourne to unite executives
June 21
Indian Cricketers' Association extends help to 60 cricketers' families
News - David Warner: 'Positive that we'll be able to play IPL if that replaces T20 World Cup'
June 20
News - Rahul Dravid: 'Don't think we are in a position to resume cricket in India'
News - Sri Lanka plan Lanka Premier League in August
News - Mashrafe Mortaza, Nazmul Islam, Nafees Iqbal test positive for Covid-19
News - Shoaib Malik to miss first four weeks of training in England to see his family
News - South Africa's wait gets longer with 3TC competition delayed
June 19
News - Ellyse Perry grateful Australia's women's team avoided staff cuts
News - What's in the inbox of interim Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley?
News - Pakistan's new domestic season likely to be delayed
News - Marnus Labuschagne extends Glamorgan stay until 2022
News - Bunbury Festival cancelled due to impact of Covid-19
Feature - Knowledge, power - and the fall of Kevin Roberts
June 18
News - England Women return to training with September tri-series on the cards
News - Justin Langer planning for September return and adapting to reduced staff
News - Interim Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley calls for unity after redundancies
Video - What exactly is the 3TC?
June 17
News - Ehsan Mani: T20 World Cup not 'feasible' in 2020
News - Abid Ali to keep a close eye on West Indies series to gain clues about English conditions
News - ECB pledges a further £35.7million to support English game
News - Moeen Ali back in Test frame as England name 30-man training squad
News - Scotland cancel Australia T20 fixture due to Covid-19 pandemic
News - Malcolm Speed: States should hold off Cricket Australia board change for now
News - Timeline: Three months that brought down CA chief Kevin Roberts
News - Graeme Hick among 40 job losses amid Cricket Australia restructuring
News - Experimental three-team format to kick off South Africa's return to cricket
The Buzz - Stuart Broad on training the Covid style
June 16
Zimbabwe players start training after testing negative for Covid-19
News - Kevin Roberts exit as Cricket Australia CEO won't heal all wounds
News - Nick Hockley interim Cricket Australia chief executive as Kevin Roberts departs
News - T20 World Cup 'unrealistic' and 'unlikely' this year - Cricket Australia chairman
June 15
News - Will delay retirement if T20 World Cup is postponed - Mohammad Hafeez
News - County clubs could return to training within days
News - ECB urged to make junior schemes more relevant to South Asian community
News - Kevin Roberts set to go as Cricket Australia looks for a solution
News - Wahab Riaz willing to return to Test cricket on England tour
June 14
News - Hollins hopeful of 'optimal solution' as counties mull return to playing
News - Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Smriti Mandhana get NADA notices for not disclosing whereabouts
Video - England-Windies a 'slight disadvantage' for Pakistan - Misbah
Video - Irfan Pathan: Have my doubts about T20 World Cup happening in Australia
June 13
News - Misbah-ul-Haq: Pakistan 'not expecting anything in return' for England tour
News - Shahid Afridi tests positive for Covid-19
News - '$3 million ECB loan a 'helping hand', not condition to tour England'
News - Phil Simmons: West Indies will be ready and looking to defend our trophy
June 12
News - CPL confirms Trinidad & Tobago plans, will ask players to take pay cuts
News - India tours to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe called off
News - IPL 2020: BCCI looking at September-October window, says Brijesh Patel
News - Asia Cup likely in Sri Lanka; PCB offers SLC to swap hosting rights
News - Haider Ali the new face as Pakistan name 29-man squad for England Tests and T20Is
News - Australian cricket set to be able to welcome crowds
News - Euro T20 Slam organisers eye August window
Video - Misbah-ul-Haq: 'The players are hungry and raring to go'
June 11
News - Sourav Ganguly: BCCI 'optimistic' about holding IPL in empty stadiums in 2020
News - India not to tour SL in June, SLC hopeful of limited-overs series in August
News - Setback over potential first-class restart may expose county fault-lines
News - Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail withdraw from England tour
News - Mushtaq Ahmed believes Pakistan's coaching staff are all 'on the same page'
News - Cricket Australia open to meeting with states to thrash out financial issues
June 10
Zimbabwe players to be tested ahead of return to training
News - ICC to wait and watch before deciding T20 World Cup fate
News - Jason Holder: World 'must come together' as West Indies arrive for historic tour
News - BBL to remain 61 games as bonus points and substitutions considered
June 9
News - England could wear blue armbands during Tests to honour NHS
News - Winfield, Jones to resume training with England Women after returning from Australia
News - ICC approves use of substitute if player shows Covid-19 symptoms in Tests
News - ECB briefing gives Andy Balbirnie hope Ireland's ODIs will go ahead against England
News - PCB scraps plans for Lahore training camp over Covid-19 concerns
News - ECB chief executive casts doubt over World Test Championship's viability
News - Younis Khan to be Pakistan's batting coach for England tour
News - Full coverage: Cricket Australia's Covid-19 financial battle
Feature - CWI president Ricky Skerritt: Players travelling to England find themselves in the middle of history
June 8
Feature - Sport, interrupted: WC final could have sparked women's cricket revival. Then Covid-19 happened
News - West Indies embark for historic England tour after passing Covid tests
News - Counties wait for ECB approval on August restart plan
News - Ireland's return to training boosts prospects of England ODI series
June 7
Afghanistan to begin month-long training camp starting June 7
Kapil Dev, Murali Kartik to face off in golf fund-raiser
June 6
Provisional approval for Cricket Ireland to start club training
News - Trinidad & Tobago government "very much open" to hosting CPL
News - Geoffrey Boycott hits out at BBC following Test Match Special omission
Video - Star Sports Cricket Connected: 'The transition will be tough'
June 5
News - Michael Holding: Absence of Bravo, Hetmyer and Paul 'unfortunate' for West Indies
News - Summit required to stop Australian cricket's chaos
The Cricket Monthly - What if there is no IPL? We spoke to some of those who stand to lose
News - Geoffrey Boycott hits out at BBC following Test Match Special omission
June 4
Feature - If England's Test and T20I teams played on the same day, what would the XIs be?
News - Counties remain hopeful of two overseas players for 2021
News - Why West Indies trio pulled out of England tour
News - Bio-secure venues can withstand Covid second wave - Steve Elworthy
News - Oval ticket-holders show faith in Test cricket after cancellation
News - Australian Cricketers Association to formally challenge Cricket Australia revenue forecasts
News - Australia won't rush back Ellyse Perry and Tayla Vlaeminck
Video - Kumble warns against rushing players back into action
June 3
NZC deputy CEO resigns as workforce is trimmed Feature - If India's Test and T20I teams played on the same day, what would the XIs be?
News - Anil Kumble: 'Let's get spinners back in Test cricket'
News - CA claims cuts will reduce A$142 million revenue hole
News - Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul turn down call-ups for England tour
News - India fielding coach R Sridhar: 'Sharpest minds will take six weeks to get into Test match mode'
News - Sweat not as effective as saliva, Sri Lanka bowlers tell coach Mickey Arthur
June 2
News - Travis Head's Sussex contract deferred until 2021
News - ECB announces record turnover as it prepares for Covid-19 financial hit
News - Melbourne Renegades chief to report to Melbourne Stars' chief
News - England-West Indies Test schedule confirmed
News - Pakistan's return to training hits bio-security snag
News - CPL submits proposal to stage tournament in Trinidad
Feature - If Australia's Test and T20I teams played on the same day, what would the XIs be?
Afghanistan to return to training this month
Shami distributes food packets, masks to migrant workers
June 1
PCA agrees extension to player pay cuts
News - South Africa cricketers could resume training next week after government nod
Feature - The Briefing: Will they spray sanitiser at trophy presentations in the future?
Downtime Diaries - Lockie Ferguson
May 31
News - West Indies players 'not that far off' from full fitness - Assistant coach Roddy Estwick
News - Jasprit Bumrah wants 'alternative' to saliva for shining ball in Covid-19 era
News - Sri Lanka's 13-man squad to begin training on Monday
News - ECB welcomes green light for behind-closed-doors sport
News - Cricket West Indies gives 'in principle' approval for England tour
News - Steven Smith willing to play IPL if T20 World Cup is postponed
May 30
Ganguly: 'BCCI, ICC will be hell bent on getting cricket back to normal'
News - Cricket West Indies announces temporary salary and fund cuts
News - Players question UK government furlough rules after being told not to train
May 29
England's centrally contracted women will return to training on June 22
Daniel Vettori chips in to help low-income BCB staff members
News - ECB backs Covid-19 substitutes as plans for bio-secure internationals ramp up
News - CA redundancies looming even as forecasts improve
News - Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett left out as England name 55-man training group
News - T20 World Cup fate under 'very high risk'- Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts
Feature - Unique circumstances provide no consolation for England's outsiders
News - Kent and Mohammad Nabi agree to cancel T20 Blast deal
May 28
Feature - Mark Nicholas: There is a simple alternative to using saliva on the ball
Feature - Australians who could have IPL-state cricket clash
News - Most county clubs built to last through Covid-19 crisis, Surrey chief says
News - New Zealand Cricket set to suffer job losses amid Covid-19 fallout
News - Australia scheduled to return to action with Zimbabwe ODIs in August
News - ECB confirms no domestic cricket until at least August 1
News - ICC defers decision on 2020 T20 World Cup to June 10
News - Surrey release Michael Di Venuto from his contract early
May 27
News - ICC threatens to shift 2021 T20 World Cup from India over tax issues
News - 2020 T20 World Cup prospects fade, as alternatives sought
News - Paul Stirling: Ireland itching to play England ODIs despite risks
News - County Championship could include Lord's final with hopes for August start
May 26
Barbados-based West Indies Test players return to training
Downtime Diaries - Ravi Bishnoi
News - Queensland opposed to Cricket Australia cuts despite job losses
News - Rahul Dravid says bio-secure bubbles not a foolproof route to resuming cricket
News - Mitchell Starc: Saliva ban risks 'boring' cricket without balance
Video - Starc: Leaving more grass on pitch could be an option
Video - Starc 'heavily against' a full pink-ball summer
May 25
News - Bundesliga injuries show need for sensible management of seamers, says Surrey physio
News - ECB handed discretion over move to stage two training by government
Feature - Sport, interrupted: Lights and camera ready but no sign of action
News - Shannon Gabriel: 'I'm just taking my body back into it easy'
News - Queensland cuts take cricket job losses to 135
May 24
Taufeeq Umar tests positive for Covid-19
Indian Cricketers' Association to give financial aid to 36 former players
News - West Indies CEO 'increasingly confident' England tour will happen
News - Stuart Broad relishes return to bowling
May 23
News - Shakib Al Hasan seeks clarity on ICC's resumption rules
News - Kyle Coetzer fears cricket will 'start to be forgotten' in Scotland
News - CA chief: India tour 'nine out of 10' chance of taking place
Feature - Leg shakes and punching the ground - cricket gets used to the new normal
May 22
News - ICC sets bowlers' workload guidelines for resumption of cricket
News - Social distancing, 'safe' ball management among ICC's dos and don'ts
News - Chris Woakes admits realities of post-Covid training 'take up headspace'
Video - Faf du Plessis: I'm used to taking a bit of spit on my fingers in the slips
May 21
News - CSA braces for just 'half a season' in 2020-21
News - England women could follow men into training within weeks
News - Kieron Pollard, Faheem - Ashraf's Northamptonshire deals cancelled
News - South Africa and India plan for T20Is in end August
News - BCCI 'optimistic' over prospects for IPL this year
Feature - Five cricketers you should follow on social media during lockdown
May 20
BCB provides sizeable financial aid for other sportspersons News - CA considering disinfecting the ball to adapt to Covid-19 risks
Downtime Diaries - Mickey Arthur
Video - Alex Kountouris: 'Sweat, saliva issue only one risk factor'
Video - Alex Kountouris: 'There's a long way to go, but Australia are on track'
News - Sri Lanka looking at June 1 to start training
News - England bowlers to resume training this week
News - Pakistan players face three months in bio-secure conditions
May 19
Feature - Cricket's comeback from Covid-19: the state of the game
News - How are cricketers keeping fit in lockdown?
News - England's return to training held up by safety protocol complications
News - England bowlers to resume training this week
News - Jason Holder voices financial concerns as Windies contemplate England tour
News - Lancashire hopeful spectators could be admitted again in September
News - Cheltenham Festival cancelled as Gloucestershire cut costs
News - Cricketers' mental health charity faces £250,000 shortfall
May 18
Mashrafe Mortaza's bracelet fetches big money at auction
New Zealand grass-roots clubs get funding from ANZ Bank
News - No artificial substance or saliva, use sweat to shine the ball - ICC
News - Sri Lanka Cricket ready to host India, Bangladesh in July
News - Babar Azam 'fears for growth of cricket' due to Covid-19 pandemic
News - ACA swipes at Cricket Australia: 'Something is horribly wrong'
News - Darwin open to being testing ground as cricket returns to Australia
May 17
News - India to allow sport behind closed doors; BCCI still cautious on IPL 2020
May 16
News - Pakistan tour of England: PCB 'very optimistic', says Wasim Khan
Inbox - Coping with the absence of live cricket
Downtime Diaries - Jemimah Rodrigues
May 15
Shahid Afridi buys bat put up for auction by Mushfiqur Rahim
South African cricketers step up to assist country's worst-hit communities
News - Australian cricketers prepare for new-look pre-season
Video - Head: 'I'm excited and nervous about pre-season'
News - Ravi Shastri: 'Won't emphasise on world events, start with bilaterals'
News - Club cricketers can return to the nets after new ECB guidance
News - County cricket latest
May 14
News - England set to resume training as ECB lay groundwork for Windies Tests
News - UK's resumption of elite training rules explained
News - Ashley Giles: England training will be 'safer than going to supermarket'
News - England face Ben Stokes dilemma as separate Test/one-day squads loom
News - Technology will play a massive role in filling empty stadia - Venky Mysore
News - Vincy Premier T10 League to begin on May 22 in the Caribbean
News - Alyssa Healy concerned by talks of cuts to domestic competitions
News - Ireland's home summer scrapped as Pakistan, New Zealand postpone tours
News - West Indies will only tour if '100% sure' of safety - CWI chief executive
May 13
Video - Gillespie: Bowlers need something in lieu of spit and sweat
May 11
Kevin Pietersen: Crowd or no crowd, players must play
Downtime Diaries: Jahanara Alam
May 9
BCCI says player dues will be paid soon
The Cricket Monthly - What cricketers of the past did when stuck inside
Video - 'The magic of a live audience will be missed' - Kohli
Video - 'Feeding cows, gardening in lockdown' - Cummins
Video - 'You've got to be able to shine the ball' - Cummins
May 8
News - India ready for two-week quarantine to make Australia tour happen
News - Megan Schutt braced for women's game to feel impact of Covid-19
News - Durham, Edgbaston emerge as potential bio-secure England venues
May 7
News - Payments to counties count as Hundred losses, says Surrey chief executive
May 6
News - Cricket Tasmania announces job losses due to pandemic cost-cutting
News - Players' association casts doubt on Cricket Australia's financial warnings
News - Women's cricket could be sidelined in clamour for bio-secure venues
Explainer - Will the Hundred make a profit?
Downtime Diaries: Kyle Coetzer
May 5
Edgbaston becomes food distribution centre
News - Brendon McCullum sees opportunity for New Zealand in post-Covid-19 BBL
News - Covid-19 crisis could force Australian players to be more self-reliant
News - Tom Harrison denies gambling on Hundred as ECB face £380 million loss
Video - Dobell: I think the Hundred will bring Harrison down
News - Hundred coaches raise retention questions as player contracts cancelled
News - Melbourne Renegades WBBL coach Tim Coyle loses job amid cost-cutting
Podcast - Hundred headache not going away
May 4
Du Plessis raises money to feed the hungry
PCB announces financial aid for players, officials and ground staff
News - Crowds, not teams, the big issue - Australian sports minister on men's T20 World Cup
News - Kookaburra develop wax applicator for saliva-free ball-shining; Warne wants 'weighted' balls
News - Qais Ahmad, AJ Tye's Gloucestershire contracts terminated
Video - 'Wish IPL happens so I can learn from McCullum, Morgan' - Karthik
May 3
News - Jason Roy keen for cricket's return but admits T20 World Cup doubt
May 2
Video - What's Rohit up to during lockdown?
Video - Rohit Sharma, 'a master of grocery shopping'
News - ECB and CWI hold 'positive' talks on rescheduling West Indies tour
May 1
News - Saliva and sweat to shine the ball restricted under Australian Covid-19 guidelines
News - Cricket Victoria, community cricket gutted by staff cuts
News - England tour rearranged for January, claims SLC chief executive
News - Tom Harrison faces DCMS Committee to assess Covid's impact on cricket
News - Colin Graves to stand down as ECB chairman after Hundred postponement
News - Shadab Khan and D'Arcy Short's Surrey contracts cancelled
Video - It would have been nice to walk down the aisle - Jonassen
Ashok Malhotra-led ICA raises Rs 38 lakh to help struggling cricketers
April 30
News - The Hundred launch postponed until 2021
News analysis - Where now for the Hundred following ECB postponement?
News - Closed-door cricket 'felt like warm-up game' - Ross Taylor
News - Cricket calls should wait for football return - Ian Healy
News - Don't scrap ODI Super League, pleads Netherlands coach
Video - It's only right for the Hundred to be delayed - Roy
Downtime Diaries: Michael Holding
Video - Williamson and Taylor on playing behind closed doors
Video - Rather delay women's ODI World Cup than play with no fans - Bates
Podcast - Not using sweat or saliva is a murder of bowlers - Nehra
April 29
Video - 'Recharge your batteries, do your drills, visualise' - Tendulkar
Video - How Tendulkar is handling isolation
April 28
Azhar Ali puts Champions Trophy jersey, triple-ton bat up for auction
Tamim Iqbal comes to the aid of Bangladesh's disadvantaged sportspersons
April 27
News - Saliva or artificial substance? Five former quicks have their say
Video - Tait: Legalised tampering might be chance for cricket to move forward
Video - Deep Dasgupta: Allowing ball-tampering will help make cricket an even contest
Sri Lanka Cricket to release LKR 200,000 (approx USD 1040) to member clubs
Ashwin, Maharaj, Pooran's Yorkshire contracts terminated
April 25
Downtime Diaries: Laura Wolvaardt
Podcast - 'You don't want to delay restarting sports for too long' - Pujara
April 23
News - NZC staff protected but CA keeps players, staff waiting
April 22
News - Cricketing heads meet to plot way out of crisis
News - Cash crunch delays match fees for all West Indies players
Feature - FAQ - What is happening at Cricket Australia?
News - Cricket Australia could redeploy stood down staff to Woolworths
News - Pakistan's tour of Netherlands postponed indefinitely
News - Chris Woakes puts Tests over T20s in event of concurrent England matches
News - The Hundred's future uncertain as ECB board prepares for postponement
April 21
KL Rahul sets up auction 2019 World Cup batting gloves, pads, helmet and bat
Downtime Diaries: Cheteshwar Pujara
News - Cricket Australia mulls five India Tests behind closed doors
April 19
Rahim puts up Test double-hundred bat for auction
April 16
Downtime Diaries: Ravi Bopara
April 11
Shakib Al Hasan reunites with family after self-isolation
April 10
Downtime Diaries: Brendan Taylor
April 8
Akhtar proposes India-Pakistan series to raise funds
Australian Cricketers' Association launches emergency fund
April 7
Downtime Diaries: Tammy Beaumont
April 5
BCB says COVID-19 hasn't affected their revenue-earning tournaments
Sri Lanka players given 'individual fitness plans'
April 4
Downtime Diaries: Javeria Khan
April 3
Mumbai umpires offer support to local scorers, match officials
New Zealand women's tour of Sri Lanka postponed, men's tours 'unlikely'
April 2
South Africa men's squad complete 14-day self-isolation but remain in lockdown for next two weeks
April 1
Harbhajan and Yuvraj lend their support to Afridi's charity
Downtime Diaries: Tabraiz Shamsi
March 30
Lord's offers facilities to NHS staff
BCB announces one-time monetary support to women cricketers
March 29
Downtime Diaries: Hanuma Vihari
March 28
BCCI to contribute INR 51 crore to fight coronavirus pandemic
News - Knight signs up for NHS volunteer scheme
BCB announces one-time payment for non-contracted DPL players
March 27
ICC working on contingency planning
Irish season delayed until May 28
March 26
News - Bangladesh players fear salary loss amid uncertainty
Feature - Push T20 World Cup to 2021? Rework WTC? ICC confronted with tough questions
News - Buttler and Stokes training with mid-April IPL start in mind
Centrally-contracted Pakistan players contribute 5 million to fight coronavirus
Feature - 'The chance to get back out there, we're all going to cherish that moment' - James Anderson ICC postpones qualifying events for Associates
News - England women's Lauren Winfield, Amy Jones stuck in Australia
News - Iain O'Brien launches fundraising appeal
March 25
Bangladesh cricketers pool money to help combat crisis
Space at Eden Gardens made available as a medical facility
ECB offers customised home-training packages to premier cricketers
CWI extends suspension of all domestic cricket
March 24
Kent becomes first county to take steps to offset the financial implications
Downtime Diaries: R Ashwin
March 23
PCB turns training facility into lodging for paramedics
'No discussion about moving CPL 2020'
ICC shuts headquarters, to 'convene remotely' to discuss urgent matters
We need to think about others, not just ourselves - Usman Khawaja
SLC to grant LKR 25 million to government
Cricket Association of Bengal insures players, officials against COVID-19
March 22
Sangakkara in self-quarantine after Colombo return
Jason Gillespie goes into two-week isolation
March 21
Ireland v Bangladesh series in England in May postponed
News - All domestic cricket in Sri Lanka postponed
March 20
News - Former Scotland bowler Majid Haq being treated for Coronavirus.
News - What's at stake for cricket in 2020?
March 19
PCB confirms all 128 COVID-19 tests are negative
Dhaka Premier League postponed until April 15
Namibia's Richelieu Franchise T20 postponed
Hong Kong's Premier League fixtures postponed
March 18
News - South Africa cricketers asked to self-isolate, social distance themselves upon return from India
News - Crunch time for English cricket as domestic game feels the COVID-19 squeeze
European Cricket League postponed
March 17
News - New South Wales named Sheffield Shield champions as final cancelled.
BCCI shuts its offices and asks all staff to work from home.
News - PSL suspended as player develops COVID-19 symptoms
March 16
News - Plunket Shield cancelled due to coronavirus measures, Wellington named champions
News - Final leg of Bangladesh's tour of Pakistan postponed
Cricket South Africa suspends all cricket
Chris Lynn leaves PSL
Dhaka Premier League halted
Sussex return early from Cape Town
March 15
News - 'I just had very very mild cold,' says Lockie Ferguson after coronavirus concerns
News - Broad backs 'tough but necessary' decision to return home from Sri Lanka
Over-50s World Cup cancelled over demographics concerns
March 14
Video: BCCI will assess IPL situation every week, says president Ganguly
Video: Heath and safety is of 'paramount importance' - Delhi Capitals co-owner
News - Cancellation looms for Sheffield Shield as Australia combat coronavirus
News - BCCI to wait and watch before fixing IPL schedule
News - Root admits England's 'relief' after postponement of Sri Lanka tour
News - Australia v New Zealand cancelled with travel restrictions in place
CSK suspend training camp early and send players home
BCCI puts Irani Cup and other domestic tournaments on hold
West Indies says all cricket in the region will be suspended from March 16 for a minimum of 30 days.
March 13
Lockie Ferguson undergoes coronavirus test after reporting sore throat
MCC v Essex game in Galle and World Cricket Committee meeting in Colombo cancelled
News - India v South Africa ODI series postponed
News - IPL 2020 deferred until April 15
News - Four days shaved off PSL schedule following rejig; 10 overseas players depart
News - Finch, Sodhi reflect on "unique" experience of ODI in an empty stadium
News - Overseas players' visas and double-headers: things IPL franchises would want clarity on
News - England tour of Sri Lanka postponed
Netherlands tour of Namibia cancelled
Delhi bars all sports activities in the city
World Cup League 2 series in Florida postponed
News - Kane Richardson tests negative for COVID-19
News - Australia-New Zealand ODIs to be played behind closed doors
News - MCG World Cup crowd 'right thing to do' - Cricket Australia chief executive
News - England Test schedule in doubt as UK moves to COVID-19 'delay' phase
March 12
ICC Board to hold March meeting via conference call only
News - Australia Women's tour of South Africa postponed
Video - Would feel weird to play in empty stadiums - Aaron Finch
Karachi PSL games to be played behind closed doors
Last day of Ranji Trophy final to be played in empty stadium
Road Safety World Series postponed
News - IPL 2020 likely to take place behind closed doors
Fan who attended Women's T20 World Cup final at MCG tests positive
Notts cancel friendly due to Northants' Singapore tour
March 11
ICC board meeting in March under coronavirus cloud
BCCI releases list of precautions for Indian team
Video - We have some dos and don'ts regarding Covid-19 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar
News - World XI v Asia XI matches postponed amid coronavirus fears
News - England ban selfies with fans amid coronavirus fears
News - PSL games to go ahead in Karachi as scheduled
Asia XI v World XI: BCCI to review situation in Dhaka
Surrey and Worcestershire cancel pre-season tours
March 10
No handshakes for South Africa while on tour in India
March 9
News - One ticket per person for first T20I: BCB reacts to coronavirus concerns
March 6
News - CSA going forward with India tour after medical advice
March 5
News - Everest Premier League in Nepal postponed
March 3
News - No handshakes for England in Sri Lanka