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BBC is official radio broadcaster for ICC World Cup

Dubai, : BBC Test Match Special has secured rights to broadcast ball-by-ball coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, to be held in England and Wales next year. Test Match Special will be broadcast to fans on multiple platforms across the UK, including on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra, Radio 4 Long Wave […]

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Warner’s wife reveals she suffered miscarriage after ball-tampering saga

Candice Warner, the wife of tainted former Australian vice-captain David Warner, has revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage in the aftermath of the massive ball-tampering scandal that sent shock waves through the cricket world. Warner, along with former skipper Steve Smith, was handed a one-year ban from both domestic and international cricket while bowler […]

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Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

Mumbai : Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale. Others joining the celebrations will include Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. “Cricket Finals Party Toh Banti hai” will be telecast on Star Plus. It will see a melange of performances and […]

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Ireland Test off to dramatic start as Pakistan’s Imam injured first ball

Ireland’s inaugural men’s Test got off to a dramatic start on Saturday when Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq was injured on the first ball. Azhar Ali dug out a single off the opening delivery from Tim Murtagh and called for a quick legside single. Non-striker Imam, in scrambling to complete the run, found himself sandwiched between wicket-keeper […]

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Hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed passes away

KARACHI: Pakistan hockey legend, Mansoor Ahmed passed away on Saturday. Earlier, reports stated that doctors had put Ahmed on life support as his lungs and heart were not functioning well otherwise. The hockey legend was suffering from heart ailment for the past three years and was undergoing treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease […]

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‘I have come to terms with everything’: Smith posts on Insta

MELBOURNE: Steven Smith is back in Australia and feels it is “time to get back into it”. Smith posted a picture of himself with his fiancee Dani Willis and their dog Charlie on Instagram along with a message thanking people for their support. The former Australia captain had broken down crying when talking about his role in the ball-tampering scandal in […]

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PCB may restrict players’ participation in T20 leagues

Karachi:-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is drafting new rules to restrict contracted players’ participation in cash-rich T20 leagues around the world. A meeting was held in Lahore on Thursday to discuss various proposals on the matter. If the new rules are formally applied, PCB-contracted players will not be allowed to play in more than two […]

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Pakistan maintain top spot in T20I rankings

Dubai:-The Pakistan cricket team continues to maintain its top position in the T20I rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday. With a four-point lead at top of the table with 130 points, Pakistan are followed by Australia, who are in the second spot with 126 points and India at third. The top seven […]

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Cricket Australia optimistic of India playing D/N Test

Melbourne, : Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hoped that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will agree to play a day-night Test in Adelaide when the Virat Kohli-led side tours Down Under later this year. CA released its full summer international schedule on Monday but could not confirm it will […]

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Back-to-back World T20s to replace Champions Trophy

PARIS: Say goodbye to the Champions Trophy again and get ready for back-to-back editions of the World Twenty20 instead. The future of the Champions Trophy is on shaky ground after the ICC board approved replacing the 2021 Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in India, with a World T20 in the same year. The World T20 […]

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