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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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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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Markram stakes claim for South Africa test captaincy

CAPE TOWN: Opening batsman Aiden Markram has said he would give an “arm and a leg” to captain South Africa in tests but admits doubting his own ability during a difficult 12 months in the longer format. Markram, 25, is considered one of the front-runners to take over the test ...

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No crowds, no problem for James Anderson

LONDON: James Anderson has insisted he is still excited about playing for England this season, even if matches are played behind closed doors. England cricketers are set to return to limited individual training next week, with bowlers such as Anderson leading the way, amid assurances that health protocols will make ...

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Mickey Arthur recalls heated exchange with banned Umar Akmal

LONDON: Sri Lankan cricket Head Coach Mickey Arthur has recollected his heated exchange with banned middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, while admitting that he might have used couple of strong words for him. In 2017, Akmal had stated that Arthur cursed at him in the presence of Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, ...

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India to accept quarantine to save Australia Test series

SYDNEY: India’s cricket team is prepared to undergo quarantine to salvage a money-spinning Test series against Australia, a top official said Friday, but there was less optimism about this year’s Twenty20 World Cup taking place Down Under. Virat Kohli’s men are scheduled to contest a four Test series in Australia ...

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