Here are all the 1st-week highlights for the month of November.
As cricket has fully resumed, new players have been roped in by different league franchises for their upcoming leagues. One of these is English player Lewis Gregory who had been roped in by the Brisbane Heat for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League. There, he will play alongside his Somerset teammate Tom Banton.
Similarly, South African player Faf du Plessis was signed by Peshawar Zalmi for the upcoming season of the Pakistan Super League. There, he will play as Kieron Pollard’s replacement as Pollard will be playing in New Zealand with the West Indies team.
READ MORE: Lewis Gregory Signs with Brisbane Heat
READ MORE: Faf du Plessis to Play for Peshawar Zalmi
While some players became more active in their playing career, some players had decided to retire from all forms of cricket. One of these is Australian player Shane Watson who retired from professional cricket way back in 2015. This week, he also decided to finally leave the sport after having played with Indian Premier League’s Chennai Super Kings for two years.
Another player who decided to retire from all forms of cricket is West Indies’ Marlon Samuels who had recently been involved in an online banter with English player Ben Stokes and Shane Warne.
Meanwhile, cricket boards have also appointed new officials this week. Among those is the Afghanistan Cricket Board who named Rahmatullah Quraishi as their new CEO. Another one is when New Zealand Cricket named Luke Ronchi as the new batting coach of the Black Caps.
READ MORE: Afghanistan Cricket Board Appoints New CEO
After having started last October 30, the Western Australia team is currently on the top of the Sheffield Shield points table with 3 points. So far, the odds for the next league match is +112 for the Tasmania Tigers and -149.25 for New South Wales Blues. To know the odds of other upcoming matches, visit Betwala.
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