October 2020 - Fifth Week Highlights

October 2020 - Fifth Week Highlights

October 2020 - Fifth Week Highlights

Here are all the 5th-week highlights for the month of October. 

This week, players had been seen to have signed new contracts for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League. One of them is English player Jason Roy who signed up with the Perth Scorchers. Another one is Victorian player Will Pucovski who signed for the Melbourne Stars after focusing more on Test cricket rather than T20s. 

READ MORE: Jason Roy Signs with Perth Scorchers

READ MORE: Will Pucovski Signs with Melbourne Stars

Meanwhile, some cricket boards dealt with different milestones and problems for this week. One of these is USA Cricket who had successfully named two new under-19 coaches for their youth teams. Specifically, Kevin Darlington for the men’s team and Asif Mujtaba for the women team. 

On the other hand, Cricket South Africa faced some grave issues as the entire board retires after the resignation of their acting president, Beresford Williams. With that, an interim committee will be announced to take charge of the board. 

READ MORE: USA Names Two New Under-19 Coaches

READ MORE: Entire CSA Board Retires

While some players have penned some new contracts, some players showed uncertainty in playing some matches due to different reasons. One of these is Matt Henry who may be a doubtful choice for the upcoming West Indies tour due to a finger injury which he had sustained. 

In a similar manner, South African player AB de Villiers will also be unable to play in the upcoming Big Bash League to accompany his wife in the birth of their third child. 

READ MORE: Matt Henry in Doubt for Upcoming West Indies Tour

READ MORE: AB de Villiers to Miss Out BBL

So far, the Mumbai Indians are still leading the table points for the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League. They currently have 16 points after having sustained 8 wins out of 12 matches. To know the odds of other upcoming IPL matches, visit Betwala. 

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