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Bancroft suggests Australia bowlers knew of ball-tampering plot

AP Photo SYDNEY – Cricket Australia Sunday said it was open to examining any new information about the 2018 ball-tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft suggested the team’s bowlers were aware it was going on. Bancroft served a nine-month ban after being caught on television hiding yellow sandpaper, which had been ...

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Pakistan to play two Tests, five T20Is against West Indies

Wasim Khan (Getty Images) LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the men’s national cricket team will tour West Indies and is scheduled to play two Tests and five T20 Internationals from July 21 to August 24. The tour, which will take place following the conclusion of an upcoming ...

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Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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ECB chief warns ‘we’re not out of the woods’ after £16.1m loss

© Getty LONDON – The England and Wales Cricket Board chief reported an annual loss of £16.1million ($22.8 million) on Tuesday, with chief executive Tom Harrison warning the onging effects of the coronavirus pandemic meant “we re not out of the woods yet”. English cricket’s governing body said the pandemic had ...

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Babar Azam voted ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2021

ICC LONDON – The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month Awards for April which recognise and celebrate the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the year. Pakistan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Men’s Player of ...

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Bangladesh ‘working step by step’ to host Sri Lanka

File Photo DHAKA (Web Desk) – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have to navigate through a delicate period in the coming two weeks to hold the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI series later this month. Although the board officially announced the dates of the three matches, the country s Covid-19 rules could influence a ...

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ICC clears Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges

ICC Photo DUBAI: An independent anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC on Monday cleared former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges, allowing him to resume participation in cricket-related activities with immediate effect. Gunawardene was facing two charges under the Emirates Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Code.The tribunal upheld one charge (2.4.6) ...

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