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England grounds consider role as IPL stand-in

IPL/File Photo LONDON – Several Test grounds in England are ready to act as stand-in hosts for the concluding matches of this year s coronavirus-hit Indian Premier League, according to media reports published Thursday. The ESPNCricInfo website said MCC and Surrey, in charge of London s Lord s and the Oval respectively, together ...

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Hosting IPL not a mistake, insists Sourav Ganguly

Image Source : AP India’s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League during the country’s coronavirus emergency, insisting it was not a mistake. The IPL was only called off because the number of cases “has just gone through the roof”, the Board of ...

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IPL’s foreign cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India

IPL SYDNEY – Cricket authorities in Australia, New Zealand and England rushed to evacuate top players from Covid-hit India on Wednesday, after the lucrative Indian Premier League was abandoned following a number of positive tests. Cricket Australia said plans were under way to fly 38 players and staff – including ...

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COVID-19: IPL 2021 postponed with immediate effect

Image: Twitter The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season has on Tuesday been postponed with immediate effect following deteriorating situation in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency meeting has ...

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IPL match postponed after 2 players positive for Covid

BCCI AHMEDABAD – The Indian Premier League postponed a match Monday after two Kolkata Knight Riders players tested positive for coronavirus, organisers said. Kolkata s match against Virat Kohli s Royal Challengers Bangalore was called off just hours before it was due to start in Ahmedabad, the first match to be postponed ...

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Williamson needs time to get fit: Sunrisers coach Bayliss

Credit: IPL NEW DELHI – Kane Williamson needs more time to get match fit, said Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss, after the New Zealand captain sat out his Indian Premier League side’s opening defeat on Sunday. Hyderabad, led by Australia’s David Warner, lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 ...

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IPL all set to start despite Covid-19 cases surge

File Photo MUMBAI – The Indian Premier League is not only one of the world’s most lucrative annual sporting properties but also among the most durable, with not even the lengthening shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic apparently able to stop the Twenty20 juggernaut. The Indian cricket board (BCCI), however, is ...

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Shakib wants century and 5w in same match in IPL

Image tweeted by @cricketworldcup DHAKA – Bangladesh All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan expressed his desire to do something that has never been done before in the Indian Premier League, score a century and a claim a five-wicket haul in the same match. Shakib made the remark in an espncricinfo show titled ...

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