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Sunday, May 24, 2020


Goodwill hunting: BCCI hopes to build consensus on ICC’s leadership role

May 24, 2020 11:52:27 pm

On Tuesday, the ICC Board will meet to lay down the procedure for the election. Two days later, on May 28, the Board will meet again and is likely to announce the timeline for filing nominations.

Saqlain Mushtaq set be appointed PCB high-performance coach

May 24, 2020 11:15:58 pm

Saqlain Mushtaq, who has been a spin bowling coach with the England, West Indies and New Zealand teams previously, had also applied for the position of the Pakistan A team head coach last year.

‘Sachin Tendulkar speaks about mental aspects than technical ones’: Prithvi Shaw

May 24, 2020 10:55:31 pm

"I was eight years old when I met Sachin sir and since that time, he is my mentor and I have learnt a lot of things from him," said Prithvi Shaw.

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Authorities should not take T20 World Cup decision in haste: Misbah ul Haq

May 24, 2020 10:24:55 pm

Misbah said even though the Covid-19 forecast is refusing to brighten, ICC should give it as much time as they can before they postpone the T20 World Cup, as this is the 'best product to highlight cricket'.

Timo Werner’s hat-trick helps RB Leipzig crush Mainz; Schalke crisis deepens

May 24, 2020 9:56:51 pm

Timo Werner opened the scoring for RB Leipzig in the 11th minute and became the club's all-time top scorer with his third in the 75th minute — his 24th goal of the season.

Out of the Woods: Tiger emerges for TV match with Lefty, QBs

May 24, 2020 8:11:25 pm

Tiger Woods was last seen on television on February 16 at the Genesis Invitational. He skipped a World Golf Championship after that, and then the pandemic took over.

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‘ICC must ensure bowling-friendly pitches in Tests after saliva ban’: Irfan Pathan

May 24, 2020 7:37:42 pm

The ICC cricket committee, led by former India captain Anil Kumble, has recommended a ban on the use of saliva as an interim measure to combat the coronavirus threat.

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Track and field athletes to start outdoor fitness training on Monday

May 24, 2020 5:57:50 pm

On May 19, the AFI had issued its own SOP for outdoor training of the campers, which included a bar on handshakes, hugging, spitting, and visits to salons.


Vincy Premier T10 League 2020, Day 3, Highlights: Ambris helps Breakers win with record total

May 24, 2020 11:48:06 pm

Vincy Premier T10 League 2020 Highlights: Sunil Ambris scored a blistering 75* to help Salt Pond Breakers put 132/0 on the scoreboard as they beat La Soufriere Hikers by 25 runs.

‘It would be difficult for me to play behind closed doors’: Roger Federer

May 24, 2020 5:13:23 pm

Roger Federer said that he can't imagine competing in an empty stadium and clarified his position on the idea of tournaments taking place behind closed doors.

Vincy Premier T10 League 2020 Live Cricket Streaming: When and where to watch

May 24, 2020 5:27:08 pm

Vincy Premier T10 League 2020 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: The third day of the T10 league will be played on Sunday.

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Former Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar tests positive for Covid-19

May 24, 2020 4:45:34 pm

Taufeeq Umar is the second cricketer in Pakistan to be affected by the Covid-19 virus.

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Bihar girl Jyoti Kumari puts studies over trial offer from cycling federation

May 24, 2020 7:09:58 pm

Jyoti Kumari had cycled more than 1200 kilometres to reach home — from Gurugram to Bihar — amidst a nationwide lockdown, following which she had been invited for a trial by the cycling federation.

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Interim measure, it will be back to normal once Covid situation under control: Anil Kumble on saliva ban

May 24, 2020 2:00:04 pm

The Anil Kumble-led panel recommended a ban on saliva to minimise the risk of infection. On Friday, the ICC, in its guidelines for resumption of the game, also suggested a bar on the practice.

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Mark Taylor says T20 World Cup unlikely to go ahead, urges ICC to decide this week

May 24, 2020 1:03:49 pm

Mark Taylor also feels that if IPL takes place during the window the T20 World Cup was to be held, the Australian players are likely to be cleared by their Board to take part in the cash-rich league in India.

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Saliva ban can enhance skills of bowlers: Joe Root

May 24, 2020 11:41:05 am

The Anil Kumble-led ICC cricket committee has recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball when play resumes. The ICC has also barred the practice in its guidelines for resumption of cricket.

Shakib Al Hasan says ICC guidelines on resumption of cricket need more clarity

May 24, 2020 11:17:39 am

The measures include the appointment of chief medical officers, a 14-day pre-match isolation training camp and use of gloves by umpires while handling the ball.

Thousands of replica fans take over Bundesliga stadium

May 24, 2020 10:38:42 am

Around 13,000 cutouts filled the stands on Saturday as Borussia Mönchengladbach hosted Bayer Leverkusen in a Bundesliga game which could help decide Champions League qualification.

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Japanese pro-wrestler in popular reality show dies at 22

May 24, 2020 10:54:42 am

Hana Kimura became the target of massive bullying on social media over her role on the “Terrace House” show on Netflix, which involves three men and three women temporarily living together at a shared house in Tokyo.

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NBA in talks to resume season at Disney World

May 24, 2020 10:06:15 am

The NBA became the first major North American professional sports league to shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.