Friday, 14 August 2020

Cricket

Bangladesh Vs New Zealand Test Series Cancelled

NELSON: Due to the health and safety concerns, Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced that the test match series with  New Zealand has been postponed. According to the details, The Bangladesh and New Zealand’s cricket board will now plan and decide another suitable to play the series. New Zealand were to ...

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Archer hopes to play all three Tests against Windies

LONDON: England paceman Jofra Archer says he has fully recovered from a right elbow injury sustained earlier this year and hopes to play in all three Tests against the West Indies next month. Barbados-born Archer’s injury had ruled him out of England’s tour of Sri Lanka and the Indian Premier ...

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Three Pakistani players test positive for coronavirus

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that three players – Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali – have tested positive for COVID-19. The PCB, in a statement, said: “The players had shown no symptoms until they were tested in Rawalpindi ahead of the Pakistan men’s national cricket team’s ...

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Babar Azam can break into the ‘fab four’: Alan Wilkins

MANCHESTER: Former English cricketer, commentator, Alan Wilkins believes Pakistani limited-overs captain Babar Azam can break into the  fab four  of batsmen and make it the  famous five . The  fab four  features India’s Virat Kohli, Australia’s Steve Smith, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and England’s Joe Root. “Babar Azam has got ...

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David Warner very sure of IPL if World Cup is postponed

SYDNEY: Australian opener David Warner is “very sure and positive” that he and other Australian players will be able to play the IPL if the T20 World Cup is postponed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. Though Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has said that it is a bit ‘unrealistic’ ...

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Mashrafe Mortaza test positive for coronavirus

DHAKA: Bangladeshi cricketers Mashrafe Mortaza, Nazmul Islam and Nafees Iqbal have tested positive for coronavirus. Mortaza, 36, is currently in the capital Dhaka after undergoing the test earlier this week. Mortaza, a member of parliament, had been quite active with humanitarian efforts during the pandemic, especially in his hometown and ...

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Shoaib Malik allowed to join team late in England

BIRMINGHAM: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik has been allowed to join the Pakistan squad in England late after spending time with his family whom he has not met for five months due to the coronavirus crisis, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said. Malik has been stuck in Sialkot while his wife, ...

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