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IPL 2021: Punjab Kings' Nicholas Pooran vows to come back stronger

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings' Nicholas Pooran vows to come back stronger

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Punjab Kings batsman Nicholas Pooran has vowed to come back stronger in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after going through a lean patch in the recent games.Pooran scored just 28 runs in the seven games in the IPL 2021 before the tournament was postponed. The star bat...

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Fifth edition of Abu Dhabi T10 to begin on Nov 19

Fifth edition of Abu Dhabi T10 to begin on Nov 19

Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 cricket tournament will take place at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium from November 19 till December 4 this year.The tournament, jointly sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Emirates Cricket Board, will feature ...

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BCCI has a case to answer on IPL disaster: Gideon Haigh

BCCI has a case to answer on IPL disaster: Gideon Haigh

Sydney, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) was increasingly becoming an emblem of the Indian government's apathy and sport's insularity from the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India before it was postponed, said renowned cricket writer Gideon Haigh.The initial round of IPL ...

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Tabish Khan becomes Pakistan's third-oldest Test debutant

Tabish Khan becomes Pakistan's third-oldest Test debutant

Harare [Zimbabwe], May 7 (ANI): Thirty-six-year-old bowler Tabish Khan on Friday became Pakistan's third oldest debutant in the longest format of the game.Pacer Tabish made his debut for Pakistan on Friday in the ongoing second Test against Zimbabwe. Miran Bakhsh is still the oldest Test debutant fo...

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IPL postponement: Indian cricket not a complete loser (Column: Close-in)

IPL postponement: Indian cricket not a complete loser (Column: Close-in)

The safety net of the bio-secured bubble burst and was broken into, making it impossible for the tournament to continue. This was always an area of concern and this is the thought that lingers in the minds of every sport administrator involved in hosting any event at present. One is aware that just ...

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IPL 2021: 8 of the 11 English players back in the UK, in hotel quarantine

IPL 2021: 8 of the 11 English players back in the UK, in hotel quarantine

London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that eight of the 11 English players who were playing in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League have returned home after the season was postponed on Tuesday.Speaking to ANI, Danny Reuben -- head of team communication for England ...

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Difficult to say how IPL 2021 bio-bubble was breached: Ganguly

Difficult to say how IPL 2021 bio-bubble was breached: Ganguly

New Delhi: Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly said that it is difficult to say how the Indian Premier League's (IPL) bio-bubble was breached and the report that the board got had shown that there was no breach.The 2021 IPL was postponed this week after multiple Covid-19 cases emerged with...

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Dhoni to head home only after CSK teammates reach home: Report

Dhoni to head home only after CSK teammates reach home: Report

New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni will reportedly be the last person from the team to leave for home from Delhi after the indefinite postponement of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL).Dhoni said that he will wait for the foreigners in the team to leave and then the other Indian...

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CWI offers 18 WI women cricketers retainer contracts for 2021-22 season

CWI offers 18 WI women cricketers retainer contracts for 2021-22 season

St.John's (Antigua) [West Indies], May 7 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) has expanded the number of West Indies Women's players offered retainer contracts for the 2021-2022 season to a record number of 18 players. This is an increase of three retainer contracts compared to the 2020-21 season with ...

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'Too early to say whether T20 World Cup should be moved out of India'

'Too early to say whether T20 World Cup should be moved out of India'

New Delhi: With the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League postponed due to the second wave of COVID-19 in India, all eyes have now shifted to whether the country will be in a position to host the T20 World Cup in October-November or if it needs to be moved to the UAE. Australia pacer Pat Cummins...

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