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Players need not quit departments to gain PCB contracts

Players need not quit departments to gain PCB contracts

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday reiterated that the domestic players are not required to resign from their parent departments to obtain contracts for the 2020-21 domestic season, which commences with the National T20 Cup from Sept 30. “The PCB is neither asking the players to resign nor to cancel existing contracts with […]

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Mitchell Marsh collects ball from parking lot after Sam Billings hits a massive six

Mitchell Marsh collects ball from parking lot after Sam Billings hits a massive six

With no fans in the stadium and the number of ground personnel being reduced, cricketers are facing a new problem. The game has been hit with sudden pauses as fielders are now required to fetch the ball from the empty and distant stands. However, in the first ODI played between England and Australia in Manchester, Australia’s Mitchell […]

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England captain hopes for turning tracks in Australia ODIs

England captain hopes for turning tracks in Australia ODIs

MANCHESTER: Eoin Morgan is hoping for spinning pitches during England’s One-day International series against Australia as the world champions plan for the 2023 World Cup in India. The England captain is anticipating a gentle turner at Old Trafford in Manchester, where the fierce rivals will play 50-over fixtures over the next week with the first […]

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Tokyo governor pledges to hold Olympics by all means

Tokyo governor pledges to hold Olympics by all means

TOKYO: The postponed Olympics must be held next year “by all means”, Tokyo’s governor said on Wednesday, becoming the latest official to insist the event is feasible despite the coronavirus pandemic. Yuriko Koike’s remarks, at an event hosted by Kyodo news agency, come after International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates told AFP that the Games would go ahead […]

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Yuvraj Singh In Big Bash League: Cricket Australia Trying To Find A BBL Club For India Legend

Yuvraj Singh In Big Bash League: Cricket Australia Trying To Find A BBL Club For India Legend

Flamboyant Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, who retired last year, is eyeing a stint in the Big Bash League (BBL) and Cricket Australia (CA) is trying to help him find a team, a media report has said. (More Cricket News) No Indian player has ever featured in the BBL as the country’s cricket board (BCCI) doesn’t […]

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Messi back to training after decision to stay with Barca

Messi back to training after decision to stay with Barca

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Monday, almost two weeks after he had told the club he wanted to leave. After reluctantly changing his mind, Messi was back with the team to prepare for the new season. He practiced separately from the rest of the squad at the Joan Gamper training ground […]

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Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after accidentally striking line judge with ball

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after accidentally striking line judge with ball

Novak Djokovic was dramatically disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after accidentally striking a female line judge with a ball in frustration during his last-16 match, sending shock waves through the tournament. The world number one apologised for hitting the ball in disgust after losing his serve to go 6-5 down in the first […]

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Have pulled out due to personal reasons: Bhajji

Have pulled out due to personal reasons: Bhajji

Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today pulled out of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) owing to “personal reasons”. The 40-year-old is currently in Jalandhar with his family. “I have informed the Chennai Super Kings management about my decision to pull out of this year’s IPL. I have decided to take a break due to personal […]

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IPL 2020: After Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh Becomes 2nd High-profile Player To Pull Out

IPL 2020: After Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh Becomes 2nd High-profile Player To Pull Out

Three-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) suffered yet another blow ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh has reportedly pulled out of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) event, citing personal reasons. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led outfit was already dealing with a double whammy following the coronavirus infection of 12 members, […]

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Remaining PSL ties to be held in November: PCB

Remaining PSL ties to be held in November: PCB

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the schedule of the remaining four HBL-Pakistan Super League 2020 matches which will now be held from Nov 14 to 17 in Lahore. These four matches were postponed on March 17 due to Covid-19 pandemic emergency. “The four PSL matches will be held in Lahore on […]

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