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Pakistan Ace Bowler Mohammad Amir Retired From Test Cricket

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, on 26 July (Friday), announced his decision to retire from Test cricket, expressing his desire to concentrate on the white-ball cricket.

The 27-year-old released an official statement through the Pakistan Cricket Board, expressing his desire to concentrate on white-ball cricket. He will continue to be open for selection in one-day internationals and 20-20 Internationals, and said his immediate goal was to be in the “best physical shape” for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.

Glamorgan coach Matthew Maynard urges his side to recover after Surrey thrashing

Glamorgan coach Matthew Maynard says his side cannot afford to dwell on their record low T20 score after losing by 97 runs against Surrey. The Welsh county was all out for just 44 runs after restricting surrey for 141 runs.

"They've just got to put it right against Middlesex, you can't dwell too much in T20 cricket on the bad days, it's never great, but I played in a team that got bowled out for 31 and we won our next couple of games," said Maynard.

Vitality Blast 2019 delivers record-breaking sales

After England’s victory in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup, ticket sales for the Vitality Blast 2019 have got off to a record start after the opening week of the competition.

Several counties have reported record attendance as they look to capitalize on a post-World Cup final buzz.

Richard Gould urges ECB not to forget county T20 cricket when the Hundred is introduced next year

After a second Vitality T20 Blast match was sold out this week for last night’s win over Glamorgan, Surrey Chief Executive Richard Gould has urged the England Cricket Board not to forget county T20 cricket, which has “never been as popular” as it is now, when the Hundred is introduced next year.

Glamorgan's Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Marsh called up for Ashes Squad

27-year-old Mitchel Marsh will not be available for Glamorgan after he was called up for Australia's Ashes Squad. Marsh was due to join Glamorgan for 10 matches but instead is in line to face England.
Marnus Labuschagne who recently became the first batsman to score 1000 runs this County Cricket season for Glamorgan has also been named in the tour squad. He was also being considered as a possible T20 recruit.

MS Dhoni's Jersey Number 7 Might Not Get Any Takers In Test Matches

In the upcoming world test championship, players will have jersey numbers behind their white jerseys. But Indian players are unlikely to use jersey numbers 10 and 7 as a mark of respect for Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni respectively.

Tendulkar's jersey number '10' is unofficially retired by BCCI and there is a possibility that no one will wear Dhoni's number also.

Most players will use their limited-overs jersey number.

Yuvraj Singh's Global T20 Debut Ends With a Bizzare Dismissal By the Umpire

Yuvraj Singh was expected to light up the Global T20 Canada league when it was announced that he would be playing for the Toronto Nationals, yet his tournament debut on Thursday was not one up to the expectations.
Yuvraj, who was the captain of his side in the first match of this season against the Vancouver Knights, scored only 14 from 27 balls before being given out stumped even though his feet was well inside the crease.

Ready For Captaincy-Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh's senior batsman Tamim Iqbal has said that he is ready for captaining the side in the absence of regular captain Mashrafe Mortaza. "It was a last-minute call,” Tamim told reporters. “I have been given the responsibility, as regular captain Mashrafe [Mortaza] bhai is injured, while vice-captain Shakib [Al Hasan] is not available for personal reasons.

Bangladesh Cricket Board to host two T20s between World XI and Asia XI in March 2020

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to host two T20Is between World XI and Asia XI in March next year. The matches will be part of the country’s extensive national celebrations to commemorate the birth centenary of its founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920-1975). Mujibur Rahman, the first president and second prime minister of Bangladesh who was gunned down in August 1975 along with other members of the family, is the father of the country’s current prime minister, Sheikh Hasina.