saliva ban

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

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

COVID-19 substitutes, saliva ban, home umpires: Cricket reacts to pandemic with new rules

The changes were approved at a meeting of the ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC). BCCI secretary Jay Shah is India's representative in the CEC.

published on : 9th June 2020

Only an interim measure: Anil Kumble on saliva ban amid coronavirus

England captain Joe Root has an interesting take on the matter and feels this could actually help bowlers improve their skills further.

published on : 24th May 2020