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This week's highlights (April 18-24, 2016)

International Cricket | April 22, 2016

Lancashire sign Martin Guptill for the NatWest T20 Blast

LANCASHIRE LIGHTNING is delighted to confirm the signing of big-hitting New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill ahead of its defence of the NatWest T20 Blast title.

Source: LCCC UK

International Cricket | April 22, 2016

BCCI waives claim on WICB, confirms Manohar

The ice in the bilateral relation between the two boards that had turned frosty was broken once WICB announced that India will be touring Caribbean for a four-Test series, this summer.

Source: The Hindu

International Cricket | April 202, 2016

Kiwi shatters 93-year record with 11-wicket debut

New Zealand left-armer Neil Wagner likes the English Duke ball and has returned the best debut figures in 93 years on his first outing for English county side Lancashire.

Source: Yahoo 7 Sports

International Cricket | April 20, 2016

Aaqib Javed resigns as head coach of UAE cricket

EAaqib Javed has been praised for his contribution to cricket in the emirates after it was announced that the UAE head coach will step down from the role on May 31.

Source: 7 Days UAE

International Cricket | April 20, 2016

Irfan Ahmed banned after admitting anti-corruption code breaches

Hong Kong's Irfan Ahmed has been banned from all cricket for two-and-a-half years after admitting anti-corruption code breaches.

Source: EURO Sport

International Cricket | April 20, 2016

Australia plan pink-ball Tests for Pakistan and reluctant South Africa

Cricket Australia unveiled plans Wednesday for day-night Tests against South Africa and Pakistan, but admitted player concerns about the experimental format meant the Proteas’ fixture was not locked in.

Source: The National UAE