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BCCI set to lose over Rs 2,000 crore

BCCI set to lose over Rs 2,000 crore

The BCCI stands to lose over Rs 2,000 crore of broadcast and sponsorship money after the IPL was suspended. “We would be losing anything from Rs 2,000 crore to Rs 2,500 crore for the midway postponement of this season. …something in the range of Rs 2,200 crore will be closer to accurate estimation,” a senior […]

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Zimbabwe exposed Pakistan’s flaws, says Sarfraz

Zimbabwe exposed Pakistan’s flaws, says Sarfraz

LAHORE: Former Test fast bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz said the manner of Pakistan’s Twenty20 series win over Zimbabwe exposed several weak areas in the side as the team looks ahead to the World Twenty20 in India later this year. Pakistan won the three-match series 2-1 after beating the hosts by 24 runs in the final match […]

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De Villiers awaits Boucher talks on possible SA return

De Villiers awaits Boucher talks on possible SA return

CHENNAI: South African batsman A.B. de Villiers said he is open to a return to international cricket at this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in India and will discuss his future with national coach Mark Boucher during the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 37-year-old retired from international cricket in 2018 but said in April last year […]

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I was worried about my technique after getting dropped in Australia: Prithvi Shaw

I was worried about my technique after getting dropped in Australia: Prithvi Shaw

The promising Prithvi Shaw says he had started “worrying” about his technique after being dropped in Australia before roaring back to form in domestic cricket, thanks to a few technical changes he made in his game. Shaw, 21, was dropped after his twin failures in the opening Test at Adelaide last December. However, the Mumbai […]

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Umar Akmal told to pay fine in full

Umar Akmal told to pay fine in full

LAHORE; The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has turned down the request from disgraced international Umar Akmal to pay the fine of Rs 4.25million in instalments. The fine was imposed by the Court of Arbitration in Sports, in which both the PCB and Umar had filed the appeals against each other in a case of spot […]

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Sanju Samson Ton Not Enough As Punjab Escape To Victory Vs Rajasthan

Sanju Samson Ton Not Enough As Punjab Escape To Victory Vs Rajasthan

Sanju Samson’s magnificent 119 went in vain as Punjab Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by four runs in their IPL match in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Monday night. Put in to bat, Punjab Kings made 221 for six against Rajasthan Royals. K L Rahul top-scored with 91 off 40 balls while Deepak Hooda smashed 64 off […]

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South Africa cricket crisis nears end

South Africa cricket crisis nears end

JOHANNESBURG: South African cricket’s extended administrative crisis appeared near at an end on Saturday when Cricket South Africa (CSA)’s interim board hailed an agreement on a new governance structure in which independent directors will be in the majority. Interim board chairman Stavros Nicolaou said a formal memorandum of incorporation would be adopted at an annual […]

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IPL 2021: CSK sign Behrendorff as replacement for Hazlewood

IPL 2021: CSK sign Behrendorff as replacement for Hazlewood

Chennai Super Kings have roped in Australian fast bowler Jason Behrendorff as the replacement for Josh Hazlewood for the Indian Premier League 2021, which begins in Chennai on Friday. The left-arm pacer Behrendorff, who made his debut for Mumbai Indians in the 2019 season, has played 11 ODIs and seven T20Is for Australia. He played […]

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Babar hails Pakistan’s rare series triumph in SA

Babar hails Pakistan’s rare series triumph in SA

CENTURION: Pakistan captain Babar Azam hailed a rare series win by his team in South Africa after they defeated the hosts by 28 runs in the third and final One-day International in Centurion on Wednesday. But he said Pakistan wanted to continue winning when they go into the four-match T20 series starting in Johannesburg on […]

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Archer undergoes surgery after freak fish tank injury

Archer undergoes surgery after freak fish tank injury

LONDON: England paceman Jofra Archer has had successful surgery to remove a piece of glass that became lodged in a finger when he smashed a fish tank while trying to clean it. The 25-year-old played two Tests and all five Twenty20s during England’s recent tour of India but was ruled out of the one-day series […]

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