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Sunday, September 27, 2020


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Shouldn’t be any problems in Rajput getting visa for PAK tour with ZIM: PCB source

September 27, 2020 7:08:19 pm

Lalchand Rajput, who was also in the run for the job of Indian team head coach last year, has been with Zimbabwe since 2018.

CAS turns down PCB’s request to conduct Umar Akmal’s hearing in Dubai

September 27, 2020 6:08:11 pm

Umar Akmal was banned by the PCB for three years for failing to report corrupt approaches, following which its own independent adjudicator reduced the suspension period to 18 months.

Neetu David aims to focus on unearthing more talent like Shafali Verma

September 27, 2020 1:44:57 pm

Shafali Verma was 15 when she earned her maiden-call up last year and six months after making her India debut, she played a major role in the team's march to the T20 World Cup final in March.

PCB summons Misbah-ul-Haq and players after their meeting with PM

September 27, 2020 12:12:52 pm

PCB CEO Wasim Khan is set to meet with the three players on Monday to convey the board's displeasure and unhappiness over their move to approach Imran Khan and speak out against a policy decision.

Neetu David appointed head of BCCI women’s selection panel

September 26, 2020 6:16:19 pm

The four-year term of the previous panel, led by Hemalata Kala, ended in March 2020. It had Sudha Shah, Anjali Pendharkar, Shashi Gupta, and Lopamudra Banerjee as other members.

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Had he played today, Dean Jones would have been sought after in T20 cricket: Sachin Tendulkar

September 25, 2020 8:31:28 pm

Sachin Tendulkar has no doubts in his mind that Dean Jones would have been one of the "most sought after batsmen" if he were to be part of the T20 generation and called him a player well ahead of his time.

New Zealand Cricket gets green light to host West Indies and Pakistan

September 25, 2020 5:46:25 pm

NZC had been working to implement a bio-secure bubble to resume international cricket in the country post the coronavirus-forced hiatus.

Australia postpones Test against Afghanistan, ODIs against New Zealand

September 25, 2020 3:37:11 pm

Australia were to host Afghanistan later this year at Perth in November while the Kiwis were to arrive in January 2021 but both the assignments have been postponed to the next summer (2021-22).

‘Farewell, Deano’: Australia mourns loss of Dean Jones

September 25, 2020 1:32:56 pm

Australian cricket on Friday mourned the death of former batsman Dean Jones as the nation remembered one of its favourite sporting sons with glowing tributes in local newspapers.

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How Dean Jones helped Asif Ali’s daughter in fight with cancer

September 26, 2020 5:12:25 pm

The former Islamabad United coach wanted to collect funds and help team member Asif Ali in his struggle to save daughter from cancer.

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Dean Jones: He made Australia great again

September 26, 2020 3:52:18 pm

The significance of Jones’s Madras double hundred goes beyond its quality and quantity, it went a long way in shaping the modern history of Australian cricket.


‘If Deano was here, he would have…’: Co-commentators remember the Professor, the player and the leader of the Dugout

September 25, 2020 6:05:18 pm

The IPL commentary 'Dugout' couldn't stop grieving or celebrating the life and times of Dean Jones, cricket's ticking brain with the bright red book, during Thursday's KXIP vs RCB match.

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Dean Jones, hero of tied Madras Test, dies in Mumbai: ‘Show won’t be same’

September 25, 2020 9:50:24 am

Brett Lee, former Australian bowler and fellow commentator, was reportedly by the side of Dean Jones and tried CPR but couldn’t revive him.

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Cricket world reacts to passing away of Dean Jones

September 24, 2020 4:56:59 pm

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones, who was part of the Star Sports commentary team, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hotel on Thursday.

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Former Australia cricketer, commentator Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

September 24, 2020 5:59:57 pm

Dean Jones was part of the Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. 

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Watch: Virat Kohli explains Yo-Yo test to PM Narendra Modi

September 24, 2020 3:17:29 pm

Prime Minister Modi was interacting with fitness experts and influencers from across the country to mark the one-year anniversary of the 'Fit India Movement.' Modi was keen to know what is Yo-Yo test and asked if the captain also has to pass it or he gets spared?

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Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed tests positive for Covid-19 before Sri Lanka tour

September 23, 2020 7:47:45 pm

Abu Jayed has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of their tour of Sri Lanka.

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The ball that MS Dhoni hit for that iconic six to win 2011 World Cup located

September 24, 2020 4:47:09 pm

While the search was underway, Sunil Gavaskar informed the MCA that the spectator who caught the ball happens to be an acquaintance of Gavaskar’s friend.

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First Covid lay-offs by BCCI: 11 coaches at national academy; they say were not alerted

September 23, 2020 3:39:37 pm

The 11 coaches were employed on one-year contracts that are set to expire this month, on salaries ranging from Rs 30-55 lakh. And at least five of them told The Indian Express that they were not alerted before the decision was taken or given a “real reason”.

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Pondicherry offers to host domestic teams in bio-secure bubble

September 22, 2020 3:02:38 pm

Six newly-developed cricket grounds and four-star hotels will provide safe environment, Cricket Association of Pondicherry believes

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Australia may not tinker much with squad for Test series against India, hints Justin Langer

September 21, 2020 4:26:51 pm

The series, India's first since February-March contest in New Zealand, is set to start on December 3 but there is still some confusion over the venues since different Australian states have different lockdown protocols.


Shaheen Afridi takes 4 wickets in 4 balls: Watch

September 20, 2020 10:09:51 pm

Shaheen accounted for the wickets of John Simpson, Steven Finn, Thilan Walallawita and Tim Murtagh with consecutive deliveries. He finished with figures of 6/19 -- the best ever T20 bowling figures for Hampshire.

MCA Apex Council member urges BCCI to hold Mushtaq Ali tournament in Mumbai

September 20, 2020 3:47:51 pm

Mumbai Cricket Association Apex Council member and noted curator Nadim Memon reasoned that the city has six good quality cricket stadiums with all the facilities and also has good hotels.

IPL 2020: How Bubble Game is impacting the superstars

September 20, 2020 3:41:53 pm

The IPL, Indian cricket’s biggest blockbuster is off to a start, shorn of high jinks due to Covid-19. The Indian Express goes behind the scenes to find out how 75 days of staying locked up, monitored by CCTVs and Bluetooth wristbands, is impacting the game’s superstars.

Social distancing, digital cheerleaders, canned applause, few lapses: IPL is on

September 20, 2020 8:03:06 am

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Deepak Chahar, who bowled the first ball this season, had tested positive for the novel coronavirus within days of landing in the UAE earlier this month.