IPL 13: Uthappa accidentally applies saliva on the ball against KKR

A team can be issued up to two warnings per innings but repeated use of saliva on the ball will result in a 5-run penalty to the batting side.

published on : 1st October 2020

COVID-19 saliva diagnosis cheaper, faster alternative to swab testing, say scientists

Giving a thumbs up to the alternative testing technology that is yet to be introduced in India, scientists said it would deliver results faster and more accurately.

published on : 22nd August 2020

US health body clears emergency simple saliva test for faster detection of COVID-19

The agency has previously authorised four other tests that use saliva for sampling, but these yielded varying results.

published on : 16th August 2020

Saliva ban blessing in disguise for bowlers: Sreesanth

Lately, the 37-year-old has been training with some of the Kerala cricketers like pacers MD Nidheesh and Basil Thampi.

published on : 20th July 2020

Eng vs WI: Umpires disinfect ball after Dom Sibley accidentally uses saliva

This is the first time that umpires intervened for sanitising the ball during an international cricket match since the new COVID-19 guidelines were announced by the ICC.

published on : 20th July 2020

Domestic bowlers expect tough times sans saliva

Back home in India, some domestic bowlers are gradually getting back to training.

published on : 17th July 2020

Saliva ban: England bowlers using 'back sweat' to shine the ball 

The opening Test at the Ageas Bowl marks the resumption of international cricket in a "bio-secure" environment after all activities were suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 10th July 2020

Pakistan bowlers to struggle more in England due to saliva ban: Junaid Khan

Junaid Khan stated England bowlers' reliance on reverse swing is less in comparison to the Pakistan pacers and that is why the visitors will struggle a bit more.

published on : 8th July 2020

Will need at least a month to get used to saliva ban: Mohammed Shami

Commenting on who bowls with the new ball, Shami says, it's often a difficult choice, especially when the first-choice trio of himself, Ishant and Bumrah play together.

published on : 19th June 2020

Will tackle saliva ban once practice starts: Umesh Yadav

Known to make the old SG ball talk on placid Indian wickets, does the saliva ban worry Umesh? The pacer is confident of finding a way out once he hits the training ground.

published on : 18th June 2020

I don't know if it's that big a deal: Greg Chappell on saliva ban

Chappell, who served as India head coach between 2005 to 2007, further said that the saliva ban will have a minimal effect on Australia's fast bowlers.

published on : 15th June 2020

Ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket, warns Mark Taylor

The 55-year-old former opener is concerned about the fact that no saliva means a delivery would become predictable for a batsman.

published on : 14th June 2020

Saliva ban: Old habits die hard, Jason Gillespie warns pacers

The ICC on Tuesday said that it has decided to ban the use of saliva to shine the ball in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 13th June 2020

Competition should be fair and not batsman-dominated: Ishant Sharma on saliva ban

According to new ICC rules, players will not be permitted to use saliva to shine the ball.

published on : 12th June 2020

Saliva ban won't affect us, says India's white-ball specialist Deepak Chahar

The ICC on Tuesday said that it has decided to ban use of saliva to shine the ball in wake of the COVID19 pandemic.

published on : 10th June 2020
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