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Two weeks after mother's demise, Veda Krishnamurthy loses sister to COVID-19

Two weeks after mother's demise, Veda Krishnamurthy loses sister to COVID-19

New Delhi: India women's cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy lost her sister Vatsala on Thursday, who succumbed to COVID-19.While the India all-rounder tested negative for coronavirus last month, she had indicated that her sister contracted COVID-19. The India all-rounder had requested everyone to pray for...

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Hussey, Balaji air-lifted to Chennai, put in isolation

Hussey, Balaji air-lifted to Chennai, put in isolation

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Mike Hussey and Lakshmipathy Balaji, the Covid-19 affected members of Chennai Super Kings' coaching staff, have been flown to Chennai from Delhi in an air ambulance by their franchise and kept in isolation at a hotel in the city.An official on Thursday told IANS, "They have b...

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2nd Test: Pakistan eye series sweep against Zimbabwe

2nd Test: Pakistan eye series sweep against Zimbabwe

Harare, May 6 (IANS) After beating Zimbabwe by an innings and 116 runs in the first Test, Pakistan will look to sweep the two-Test series with another win in the second Test that begins at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.While the T20 International series was very closely fought with the visitors w...

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CSA to distribute MOI to stakeholders for transparency

CSA to distribute MOI to stakeholders for transparency

Johannesburg, May 6 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday published its new Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) that was approved by the unanimous vote of the Members' Council on April 30."As I stated at last week's landmark media briefing, it is important in the interests of transparency that...

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WI board offers contract to 18 women cricketers

WI board offers contract to 18 women cricketers

St John's (Antigua), May 6 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) has increased the number of West Indies women players who will get retainer contracts for the 2021-2022 season to 18.This is an increase of three retainer contracts compared to the 2020-21 season with contracts offered for the first time to...

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Hussey, Balaji fly to Chennai in air ambulance, put in isolation

Hussey, Balaji fly to Chennai in air ambulance, put in isolation

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Mike Hussey and L Balaji, the Covid-19 affected members of Chennai Super Kings' coaching staff, have been flown to Chennai in an air ambulance by their franchise and kept in isolation at a hotel in the city.An official on Thursday told IANS, "They have been flown to Chennai i...

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'40 housekeeping staff allowed for IPL ties, DDCA let in 42'

'40 housekeeping staff allowed for IPL ties, DDCA let in 42'

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) had let in two extra persons, beyond the 40 that were registered for housekeeping, during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on May 2, it has been learnt. Incidentally, Delhi police have arrested two persons for indulging in...

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Veda's sister dies of Covid-19 two weeks after mother

Veda's sister dies of Covid-19 two weeks after mother

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India women batter Veda Krishnamurthy's sister passed away due to Covid-19 two weeks after her mother died of the virus.Veda's mother died on April 23 and her sister Vatsala Shivakumar, who was admitted to a hospital in Chikmagalur, Karnataka, breathed her last on Wednesday. ...

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Boult likely to miss Test series against England

Boult likely to miss Test series against England

Auckland, May 6 (IANS) New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult is likely to miss the Test series against England that begins on June 2 as he will be returning home from India Premier League (IPL) instead of going to England with other Test players.A statement from New Zealand confirmed that while Boult ...

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Malan replaces out-of-form Vihari in Warwickshire XI

Malan replaces out-of-form Vihari in Warwickshire XI

Birmingham, May 6 (IANS) South Africa batsman Pieter Malan replaced India's Hanuma Vihari in the Warwickshire county team's line-up for the match against Worcestershire here on Thursday.Malan, turning up for the first match of the county season, batted at Vihari's No. 3 spot and made 32 before being...

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