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Stranded Kiwi pacer set to be reunited with family as cricket community steps in

March 27, 2020 4:31:18 pm

Trying to return home to the UK had proved to be a nightmare for Iain O'Brien. Three of his flights had been cancelled, with the coronavirus pandemic having caused widespread disruptions in international travelling.

‘Shame on you’: MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi hits out at ‘false news’

March 28, 2020 9:41:45 am

MS Dhoni has been reported to have donated Rs 1 lakh in the fight against coronavirus outbreak. He was criticized for the amount by some on social media.

Situation needs to improve, then we can talk about IPL: Rohit Sharma to Yuzvendra Chahal

March 27, 2020 2:15:59 pm

India opener Rohit Sharma said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) can wait till life returns to normalcy due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight COVID-19

Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight COVID-19

March 28, 2020 7:15:45 am

Sachin Tendulkar has been associated with a lot of charity work and there has been umpteen times, he has taken up social causes, helped people, which has never been brought to public notice.

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Cricket ready with eraser: World Test Championship might see a rewrite, T20 World Cup likely to be scrapped

March 27, 2020 8:47:57 am

ICC is still optimistic about holding this year’s T20 World Cup in Australia as per schedule – in October-November – but given the global spread of coronavirus, uncertainty remains.

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Saddest moment was not getting picked for the 2011 World Cup, says Rohit Sharma

March 27, 2020 9:26:47 am

Rohit Sharma also spoke about the postponement of the IPL this season, saying that he is hopeful that the season might still take place if things settle down.

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Inspired by Virat Kohli, six-pack Sheldon Jackson reaps rewards of fitness transformation

March 26, 2020 7:34:57 pm

Sheldon Jackson amassed 800 plus runs for the second year in a row to help Saurashtra win their maiden Ranji Trophy after three failed attempts.

Kane Williamson lauds healthcare workers battling COVID-19

March 27, 2020 9:40:55 am

In New Zealand, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at 262 but there hasn't been any deaths so far.

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Jos Buttler jokes he wants to be self-isolated with Ravi Ashwin

March 27, 2020 9:41:34 am

Jos Buttler speaks about this year's IPL and how he keeps getting reminded about last year's Mankading incident orchestrated by Ravichandran Ashwin in the IPL.

Stranded former New Zealand pacer resorts to crowdfunding for flight back home

March 27, 2020 9:23:12 am

Iain O'Brien offers to "talk about all things cricket, politics, sausages, mental health, Sachin (Tendulkar)" to anybody who can spare money, as he desperately looks for a way to go back home.

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We’ve to keep an eye on those who are staying alone: Justin Langer

March 26, 2020 3:34:40 pm

Australia were forced to cancel their series against New Zealand and their Test tour to Bangladesh in June also looks uncertain at present. Langer appealed to players to remain optimistic during the crisis and consider this extended break as a blessing.

Mithali Raj wants women’s IPL next year, says BCCI shouldn’t wait forever

March 26, 2020 2:52:28 pm

Mithali Raj, conceding that a full-scale women's IPL will not be possible now because of the lack of depth in the domestic pool, says that there is no reason why there should be a delay in at least starting the league next year.

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Once Kapil Dev’s training ground, now a temporary jail: India fights coronavirus

March 26, 2020 2:41:14 pm

The stadium is witness to the likes of Kapil Dev, Chetan Sharma and Yograj Singh coming up the ranks of youth cricket. The likes of Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have also played at the ground.

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ICC postpones World Cup qualifiers due to coronavirus

March 26, 2020 2:26:37 pm

As many as eight events will now be postponed due to ICC's decision of postponing all World Cup qualifying events scheduled to take place before June 30.

Ben Stokes continues IPL preparations despite cancellation threat

March 26, 2020 12:59:25 pm

"I have to think I will be playing on April 20," said Ben Stokes, who was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 IPL auction. On the other hand, Jos Buttler hopes for a shortened IPL this year.

Pakistan cricketers to donate Rs 5 million to government’s coronavirus fund

March 26, 2020 11:51:30 am

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said apart from centrally-contracted players contributing Rs 5 million, the employees in the board, up to the senior manager level, will contribute their one day's salary.

As India battles coronavirus in lockdown mode, BCCI offers ‘friendly’ guide

March 26, 2020 12:12:53 pm

From maintaining distance when being outdoors to ensuring one always has a clean and safe pair of hands, BCCI advised one and all on on precautions to take during the pandemic.

Chandrakant Pandit bids bye to Vidarbha, next stop Madhya Pradesh

March 26, 2020 8:49:20 am

Chandrakant Pandit confirmed the news and talked about how former India wicketkeeper Kiran More helped him in moving to the new role with Madhya Pradesh.

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Eagerly waiting to represent India in Tests: Shreyas Iyer

March 25, 2020 9:29:39 pm

Shreyas Iyer is "eagerly waiting" to don the India whites after cementing his place in the limited over format.

Was hoping my arm was broken during World Cup: Glenn Maxwell on his struggles with mental health

March 25, 2020 11:40:57 pm

Glenn Maxwell eventually returned to captain the Melbourne Stars and was named in the BBL's team of the tournament.

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