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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
In New Zealand, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at 262 but there hasn't been any deaths so far.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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 confirmed the news and talked about how former India wicketkeeper Kiran More helped him in moving to the new role with Madhya Pradesh.
Shreyas Iyer is "eagerly waiting" to don the India whites after cementing his place in the limited over format.
Glenn Maxwell eventually returned to captain the Melbourne Stars and was named in the BBL's team of the tournament.