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New Zealand’s men cricket team abandon Pakistan tour sighting security concerns

The New Zealand men’s team have abandoned their tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government “security alert”. The Black Caps were due to play Pakistan in the first of three one-day internationals in Rawalpindi on Friday before moving to Lahore for a five-match Twenty20 series. England’s men’s and women’s teams are due to play […]

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Cricket Twenty20 World Cup moved to United Arab Emirates from India due to Covid pandemic

The Twenty20 World Cup will be moved to the United Arab Emirates from India due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Indian cricket board official. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it had told the International Cricket Council, the sport’s world body, of its decision to host the event in […]

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Sri Lanka suspends three players from their tour of England for breaching bio-bubble

Three Sri Lanka players have been sent home from their tour of England for breaching bio-secure protocols. Vice-captain Kusal Mendis, opener Danushka Gunathilaka and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella have all been suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket. It follows images, shared on social media, appearing to show the trio in Durham city centre. Sri Lanka met England […]

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Suspended Indian Premier League to be completed in UAE between September and October

The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was suspended earlier this month, will be completed in the United Arab Emirates in September and October, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said. The BCCI also said in a statement on Saturday that they had asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) […]

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Indian Premier League suspended after multiple players test positive for Coronavirus

Cricket administrators in India were forced to suspend the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) after multiple players tested positive for the novel coronavirus. India is currently reeling under the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded more than 20 million cases, and so far reported more than 222,000 deaths from the virus. […]

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While India hits new coronavirus records everyday, business is as usual for IPL

The Indian Premier League season will continue as scheduled, despite the country’s coronavirus death toll topping 200,000 in one day and players fleeing. There have been widespread calls for cricket’s richest tournament to be cancelled as the pandemic takes a grip of India, but a senior board official has insisted that it is business as […]

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Some players end their Indian Premier League season early amid surging Covid cases

Adam Zamp, Kane Richardson, Liam Livingstone and Andrew Tye have ended their Indian Premier League (IPL) season early to return home. India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also said he is taking a break from the IPL to support his family. The news comes as India struggles with a surge in coronavirus cases. Tye, who was with […]

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Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar shifted to hospital with Covid-19

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who tested positive for Covid-19 last week has been admitted to hospital. Tendulkar tweeted on Friday that he decided to go to a hospital in Mumbai “as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice”. The cricket legend, loved by millions added that he was hoping to be back home in a […]

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Worried about rising Covid-19 cases, man threatens to self-immolate if India-England T20 series is not called off

Concerned about the rise in coronavirus infections in India, a man threatened to self-immolate if the ongoing T20 cricket series between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Gujarat state was not called off. Following the threatening phone call to a senior police inspector, a police complaint was lodged against the caller Pankaj […]

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India record 3-1 series victory over England to reach World Test Championship finals

India recorded a 3-1 series victory over England on Saturday, ending the fourth and final test inside three days. India’s 13th consecutive test series victory at home also secured their place in the June final of the World Test Championship against New Zealand. In a sign of India’s strength, they won the last two matches […]

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Pakistan Super League suspended as multiple players test positive for COVID-19

The Pakistan Super League, a professional Twenty20 cricket league was suspended mid-tournament after multiple players tested positive for coronavirus. The decision to halt the Twenty20 competition was made after a meeting between PSL officials and team owners. “Players were very nervous, anxious and apprehensive,” Pakistan Cricket Board chief executive Wasim Khan said. At least seven […]

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India thrash England inside two days in the day-night 3rd Test

India’s Axar Patel claimed an 11-wicket match haul as the hosts thrashed England by 10 wickets inside two days in the day-night third Test. On a viciously turning track, England were shot out for 81 in the second innings, their lowest total against India, who had suffered their own first-innings collapse on a chaotic day […]