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Pakistan Cricket Board confirms receiving Umar Akmal's response

Pakistan Cricket Board confirms receiving Umar Akmal's response

Lahore [Pakistan], Mar 31 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday confirmed that the apex body has received cricketer Umar Akmal's response to the Notice of Charge, which was issued on March 17.PCB had charged the right-handed batsman for two violations of Article 2.4.4 of the PCB's Anti-Corrup...

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AICF Prez dismisses Secy, 12 state bodies call for general body meeting

 AICF Prez dismisses Secy, 12 state bodies call for general body meeting

<br>Reacting to the development, Chauhan told IANS: "An office-bearer can be removed only with the support of two-third members of the Central Council by passing a resolution."Continuing further, Chauhan said Raja has not only attempted to remove him as the Secretary, but also appoin...

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Kings XI Punjab pledges donation to combat COVID-19

Kings XI Punjab pledges donation to combat COVID-19

New Delhi [India], Mar 31 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday pledged to donate to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund).The franchise also urged everyone to support Prime Minister's initiative.PM Naren...

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Pietersen roasts Shehzad in hilarious Instagram banter

 Pietersen roasts Shehzad in hilarious Instagram banter

Lahore, March 31 (IANS) Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has been interviewing cricketers through Instagram live ever since the cricket calendar grinded to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic.He had previous interviewed Indian opener Rohit Sharma and it was a conversation in which for...

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No pressure, but dream to don India colours soon: Gopal

 No pressure, but dream to don India colours soon: Gopal

Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' bowling all-rounder Shreyas Gopal on Tuesday said he does harbour ambitions of playing for India someday but is not putting too much pressure on himself by thinking about it all the time.Speaking to their newly appointed spin consultant New Zealand leg-spinn...

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Indian football team members contribute in fight against coronavirus

 Indian football team members contribute in fight against coronavirus

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri said in a tweet that the members of the team have come together and "put on table a sum that has been sent to the PM-Cares Fund" to help in the fight against coronavirus.Chhetri added that the reason why he is mentioning this on T...

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Barca boss stands with players in salary pay cut issue

 Barca boss stands with players in salary pay cut issue

Madrid, March 31 (IANS) FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has tried to calm troubled waters at the club over the 70 percent reduction in pay that the club's first team squad announced they would accept for the duration of the coronavirus crisis.Leo Messi on Monday explained on his Instagra...

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Anil Kumble contributes to PM-CARES funds to 'bowl out' coronavirus

Anil Kumble contributes to PM-CARES funds to 'bowl out' coronavirus

New Delhi [India], Mar 31 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble on Tuesday made a contribution to the PM-CARES and Karnataka's Chief Minister relief fund to 'bowl out' coronavirus.Kumble took to Twitter and wrote: "To bowl out #Covid19India we all need to come together and fight this battle. I ...

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No salary cuts for SA players in the 2020-21 season, says CEO

 No salary cuts for SA players in the 2020-21 season, says CEO

Cape Town, March 31 (IANS) Cricket South Africas acting CEO Jacques Faul has made it clear that the coronavirus outbreak will have no effect on the salary of the players for the 2020-2021 season, but also pointed that future salaries might have to be looked at keeping in mind the impact of the pande...

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COVID-19: Algeria postpones 2021 Mediterranean Games to 2022

 COVID-19: Algeria postpones 2021 Mediterranean Games to 2022

Algiers, March 31 (IANS) Algeria on Tuesday announced the postponement of the 19th Mediterranean Games scheduled for June 2021 in the western province of Oran over concerns of the spread of COVID-19.The 19th Mediterranean Games was delayed to 2022 "after consultation with the Algerian Olympic Commit...

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