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Coronavirus may force IPL out of India

LONDON: The Indian Premier League (IPL) could be moved out of the country if the coronavirus pandemic does not ease in the next two months, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel told AFP on Friday. “Let us first see, we will try to stage it in India and if the situation does ...

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Babar Azam Memorizes Advice Of Coach ‘Mama G’

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s top ranked skipper Babar Azam has learnt by heart the advice of his school-time coach ‘Mama G’ saying he taught him to spend as much time on the ground, as it rewards you back. “He taught me, for the time you spend on the ground, it rewards you ...

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Anderson grateful for Windies scary tour decision

LONDON: James Anderson has thanked the West Indies for taking the “scary decision” to tour England, with Britain suffering the worst coronavirus death toll in Europe. More than 40,000 people are confirmed to have died from COVID-19 in Britain s outbreak so far. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ...

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Holder urges West Indies to ‘grasp’ England chance

LONDON:  West Indies captain Jason Holder has urged his side to grasp the opportunity provided by a Test series in England as international cricket prepares to return after the coronavirus shutdown. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ahead of their three-match series in July and Holder was in ...

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ICC has decided to wait for T20 World Cup

LONDON: The International Cricket Council has decided to wait for another month before making a final decision on the future of this year’s scheduled T20 World Cup in Australia. The ICC, in its board meeting that was held via video conference, discussed various options to decide the fate of this ...

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PCB appoints Younis Khan as batting coach for England tour

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed former captain Younis Khan as the men’s national team’s batting coach for the upcoming tour of England. In addition to Younis, the PCB also appointed wrist spinner and veteran of 52 Tests, Mushtaq Ahmed, as the team’s spin bowling coach and mentor for ...

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Shaniera concerned over mounting coronavirus cases

LAHORE: Shaniera Akram, wife of former legend cricketer Wasim Akram has expressed her concerns over the fast spread of coronavirus in Pakistan and once again appealed to people to follow SOPs and keep doors closed to stay safe. In a series of tweets, Shaniera said, “I’ve been living in Pakistan ...

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Bangladesh coach wants to create open team environment

DHAKA: Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo wants to create a team environment in which players can openly talk about issues related to physical and mental health. Domingo also said he expects players to be honest about their mental health. “Regarding mental fatigue I think it’s something players need to be ...

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PCB to provide financial aid to pacer Hasan Ali

(Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images) LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on said pacer Hasan Ali is responding well to the virtual rehabilitation session being conducted for recuperation of his back injury and might return to competitive cricket sooner than expected. The board also announced it will provide financial assistance to ...

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Afridi receives flak from Indian cricketers after remarks against Modi

KARACHI/NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s firebrand cricketer Shahid Khan Afridi is receiving a lot of flak from fellow Indian cricketers, including those who earlier rendered support to his causes, for making remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his address during a charity drive, the Pakistani All-rounder called the Indian premier ...

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