Monday, 10 May 2021

Sports

Archer reveals he’s lost his World Cup winner’s medal

LONDON: England fast bowler Jofra Archer said he’d “gone mad” looking for his World Cup winner’s medal after losing the prized piece of silverware while moving house. Last year saw the Sussex quick establish himself on the global stage as he helped England win their first men’s 50-over global title, ...

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Boxer Amir Khan helps elderly people

MANCHESTER: British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has urged the people to think about those who are hungry and in need of help amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amir has been busy helping the poor and the underprivileged since the outbreak of the coronavirus. On the first of Ramadan, the former world ...

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Sania Mirza urges people to pray at home

LAHORE: Sania Mira has urged people to stay and pray at home during Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic. She also extended Ramadan greetings to all the Muslims across the world and prayed for health and peace. Sania took to Twitter and said, “Ramzaan mubarak everyone. in these difficult times let’s ...

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Virat Kohli on his most helpless moment

India Captain Virat Kohli gives a press conference  (Photo by Randy Brooks / AFP) (Photo credit should read RANDY BROOKS/AFP/Getty Images) NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli’s steely determination has become a hallmark of his cricketing career. Those who have followed his career closely will know that he is a ...

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Shakib Al Hasan auctions his bat for COVID-19 fight

DHAKA: Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan puts his bat which he used to make an avalanche of feats during the last World Cup (WC) up for auction to raise money to fight against coronavirus. Shakib’ announcement came just two days after Mushfiqur Rahim’s decision to put his bat using ...

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ICC still planning for T20 Cricket World Cup

LONDON: Planning for this year’s men’s Twenty20 World Cup and next year’s women’s 50-over World Cup is going ahead even though cricket remains suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday. The ICC hosted a Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) meeting with the CEOs of ...

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Pakistan cricket teams tour to Netherlands postponed

BIRMINGHAM: The Pakistan Cricket Board night announced following advice from the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), it has indefinitely postponed its July tour to the Netherlands after the Dutch government banned all events (sports and cultural) until 1 September 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pakistan national men’s cricket ...

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Salim Malik asks for cricket ban to be dropped

LAHORE: Former Pakistani cricket captain Salim Malik pleaded with sporting authorities to drop his lifetime ban and allow him the chance to coach. Malik, 57, was found guilty of match fixing after a judicial inquiry in 2000 in a scandal that rocked the cricket-mad nation. Australians Shane Warne, Mark Waugh ...

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Here are some innovations of the ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on April 21, 2020 celebrated World Creativity and Innovation Day by listing out a few innovative ideas that helped transform and enhance the game. Here are a few of them that the world cricket body shared. 1992: Coloured kits at World Cup and Third Umpire in ...

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My basics will not allow me to get rusty, says Babar Azam

LONDON: Pakistan’s batting mainstay Babar Azam knows he might be a bit rusty after the extended break from competitive cricket during the coronavirus shutdown but he is confident his strong basics will help him quickly get back up to speed. The elegant right-hander has been cooling his heels at home ...

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