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PCB yet to to attract major sponsorship deal for national team

PCB yet to to attract major sponsorship deal for national team

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may not get any handsome sponsorship for the senior national team, which currently touring England, mainly due to weak financial position of the market in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. A sizeable sponsorship deal is essential at this stage for the Pakistan team which is not displaying any […]

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‘There has never been any unity:’ Ashwell Prince claims ‘South Africa’s system broken’

‘There has never been any unity:’ Ashwell Prince claims ‘South Africa’s system broken’

Former batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that several South Africa batsman including himself were abused racially during the 2005 tour of Australia. Prince revealed that the team went on with the match regardless of what had transpired but when the management took up the issue with the ICC match referee, the players’ concerns were dismissed. […]

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Australia must tour England for cricket’s health, says Langer

Australia must tour England for cricket’s health, says Langer

MELBOURNE: Australia must tour England for the ‘health of world cricket’ and let their top players compete in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) if it goes ahead, head coach Justin Langer has said. Australia are slated to tour England for limited overs series in September despite the logistical challenges posed by the novel coronavirus […]

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PCB yet to adopt new domestic system as BoGs tenure nears end

PCB yet to adopt new domestic system as BoGs tenure nears end

LAHORE: While the tenure of the incumbent Board of Governors (BoGs) of the Pakistan Cricket, which is primarily composed of the members who represented the now-defunct regions and departments, is expiring on Aug 8 this year, the Board seems still far from replacing them with new members because the process to revamp the domestic system […]

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New era for cricket as England, WI clash in first Test

New era for cricket as England, WI clash in first Test

SOUTHAMPTON: Inter­national sport finally returns to Britain on Wednesday when England take on the West Indies in the world’s first cricket Test match since the start of March because of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Its clear the match being staged at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton is about much more than just cricket. A […]

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Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli faces an inquiry into a potential conflict of interest over his positions in two business ventures. D.K. Jain, ethics officer for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said late on Sunday that a complaint by a state association member will be examined. Sanjeev Gupta, a member […]

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Nasser Hussain Feels Indian Cricket Team Lack Plan B In ICC Meets

Nasser Hussain Feels Indian Cricket Team Lack Plan B In ICC Meets

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that the Indian team has lacked an alternative plan in major ICC tournaments primarily due to a superb top-order that rarely fails. Whether it is the ICC World T20 in 2014 (Yuvraj Singh got stuck at death) or the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy or the 2019 World Cup in […]

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Sports Ministry plans 4-year contract for new coaches, IOA president lauds the move

Sports Ministry plans 4-year contract for new coaches, IOA president lauds the move

NEW DELHI: The sports ministry on Thursday extended the contracts of all foreign coaches employed with it till September 30 next year and said that future hiring — both Indian and foreign — will be done on a four-year cycle in sync with the Olympic Games to ensure continuity. The four-year contracts to be given […]

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Stakeholders agree to defer decision on staging PSL’s backend ties

Stakeholders agree to defer decision on staging PSL’s backend ties

LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League Governing Council on Thursday unanimously agreed to defer the decision of holding remaining four matches of season five until September. The matches — both semi-finals and final — were postponed during the middle of March for an indefinite period due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. A short-worded Pakistan Cricket Board […]

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Messi scores 700th goal but Barca held by Atletico

Messi scores 700th goal but Barca held by Atletico

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal before Atletico Madrid came back to draw 2-2 on Tuesday and deal Barcelona’s La Liga title hopes a major blow. Messi chipped in a penalty to reach another astonishing milestone at Camp Nou but twice Atletico hit back with spot-kicks of their own, Saul Niguez converting both […]

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