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Sorry to leave you in such trying times: Doull to Indian fans
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer-turned-commentator Simon Doull sent out a heartfelt message to cricket fans in India expressing disappointment over leaving them following the postponement of Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
How about taking a jet to witness dead bodies: Slater to Aussie PM
Maldives, May 5 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Michael Slater has lashed out at his country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison for being insensitive to Australians stranded in India. The cricketer-turned-commentator asked the PM to take a private jet and witness the dead on India's streets.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Maldives,Sports,Cricket
Windies' Brathwaite, Darren Bravo get international contracts
St. John's (Antigua), May 5 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Wednesday awarded newly-appointed Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo international contracts for red-ball and white-ball cricket, respectively for the 2021-22 season.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
NOCs given to four Indian women cricketers for the Hundred
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Four Indian women cricketers -- Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, and Deepti Sharma -- have been granted No Objection Certificates (NOCs) by the Indian cricket board to participate in the inaugural Hundred, an eight-team tournament scheduled to start in England on July 21
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka all set for three-match ODI series in Bangladesh
Colombo, May 5 (IANS) Fresh from their 1-0 victory over Bangladesh in the two-match Test series, the Sri Lankan cricket team will play three One-day International (ODI) matches during their tour of Bangladesh starting May 16.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
BCCI to move Aus players to SL, Maldives: CA
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) is looking to move Australian players involved in the postponed 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) to Sri Lanka and Maldives before sending them home, Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Just don't see gap in calendar for IPL to be rescheduled: Atherton
London, May 5 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Atherton said that while a lot of people would want the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held at some point considering the revenue it brings to global cricket, he can't see when it can be rescheduled to.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Eight England players return home from IPL, three more to arrive
London, May 5 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) suspended indefinitely, eight England cricketers, including the likes of Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Sam Curran, arrived at the Heathrow airport on an early-morning flight on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India will face many problems in WTC cricket final: de Grandhomme
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme says India will have a problem of plenty when they play the World Test Championship (WTC) final against his country in June in England.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ICC Test Rankings: Karunaratne biggest gainer, three Indians in top 10
Dubai, May 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has moved up four spots to 11th in the latest MRF ICC Test Player Rankings for Batting, which were announced on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nepal's Bhurtel nominated for ICC Player of the Month award
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Nepal's Kushal Bhurtel will be competing with Pakistan stars Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman for the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Player of the Month award for April.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former Aus spinner MacGill kidnapped, 4 arrested
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped and released in Sydney last month. New South Wales (NSW) Police said on Wednesday that four men have been arrested after investigation into the incident.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cricket
Was unedifying to watch IPL when people were dying: Hussain
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) It was "distasteful" and "unpleasant" watching the Indian Premier League (IPL) taking place amid a raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, said former England captain Nasser Hussain.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Very sensible to postpone IPL: Vaughan
London, May 4 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has termed the Indian cricket board's (BCCI) decision to postpone the Indian Premier League sensible.
2021-05-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Stranded Warner gets emotional message from his daughters
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Down and out after being removed as SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper and ill at ease after the Indian Premier League (IPL) season was postponed due to Covid-19 cases inside the bio-bubble, Australian cricketer David Warner received a heartfelt message from his family, urging him to 'come home straightaway'.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cummins left confused by IPL postponement, waiting for clarity
Ahmedabad, May 4 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fast bowler Pat Cummins was left confused on Tuesday after conflicting signals emerged all day long over the fate of the postponed Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19: Unaffected IPL teams start leaving bio-bubble
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The four teams not affected by the Covid-19 positive cases in their camps have been given the green signal to disperse and have already begun leaving their respective bio-bubbles after the Indian Premier League (IPL) was called off following positive cases in four of the eight teams.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aussie pacer Behrendorff donates undisclosed sum for Covid fight
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pace bowler Jason Behrendorff announced on Tuesday that he was making a donation to the UNICEF Australia's India Covid-19 Crisis Appeal to help the country in its fight against the raging pandemic.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PCB launches support policy for cricketers during pregnancy
Lahore, May 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced its "Parental Support Policy" wherein women cricketers will be allowed to opt for non-playing roles during pregnancy and "be entitled to take 12 months of paid maternity leave" after childbirth.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
SA IPL players to return home, undergo quarantine
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) South African players who were playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) will have to undergo quarantine in their own homes, once they return to their country, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Will work with BCCI to ensure everyone gets safe passage home: RCB
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) said that it will work in close consultation with the Indian cricket board to ensure those in the franchise reach home safely following the postponement of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stranded Aussie players may stay in India or go third country
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) Australian players stranded at the postponed Indian Premier League (IPL) will either stay back in India or move to a third country as Cricket Australia (CA) and Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) on Tuesday made it clear that they would not seek exemptions to their national government's norms.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
ICC praises NZ players after team's jump in ODI rankings
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday commended New Zealand on becoming the No. 1 side in One-day International (ODI) rankings, calling it a huge achievement for a country with just over 51 lakh people.
2021-05-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Uncertainty looms over T20 World Cup in India after IPL postponement
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Uncertainty looms over India hosting the T20 World Cup this year after the Indian Premier League (IPL) was postponed on Tuesday following rising Covid-19 positive cases in four out of the eight competing teams, and all over India.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021 postponed with immediate effect: BCCI
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian Premier League's (IPL) 2021 season has been postponed, said the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Tuesday. The decision was made after more Covid-19 positive cases emerged in the IPL bio-bubble following those on Monday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taylor confident of returning for Eng Tests, WTC final
Auckland, May 4 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor said that he has confident of coming back from his calf injury in time for their upcoming Test series against England and later the scheduled World Test Championship (WTC) final against India.
2021-05-04
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
CSK vs RR becomes 2nd IPL match to be postponed: Report
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Wednesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) has reportedly been postponed after two members from the CSK contingent tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Aftermath of Covid+ cases in KKR: DC go into isolation
Ahmedabad, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi Capitals (DC), an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, has gone into isolation following two Covid-19 cases in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) camp here on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Kiwis replace England as top-ranked ODI side; India third
Dubai, May 3 (IANS) New Zealand have replaced reigning world champions England as the No. 1- ranked side in the One-day International (ODI) rankings.
2021-05-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Slater escapes to Maldives, hits out at Aussie PM
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Michael Slater, who was here commentating in the Indian Premier League (IPL), escaped to Maldives amid rising cases of Covid-19 in India. The former opening batsman also lashed out at the Australian government for not allowing Aussies stranded in India to return to their country.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cummins sends Covid relief to UNICEF, not to PM CARES fund
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins changed his decision to donate to PM CARES fund and instead directed the $50,000 amount pledged for Covid-19 victims, to UNICEF Australia's India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CA in a bind after saying no to special flight for IPL players
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is not thinking of bringing its players featuring in the Indian Premier League (IPL) back home on a chartered flight at the moment although this could change after the IPL bio-bubble was hit by Covid-19 cases on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka crush Bangladesh, clinch Test series
Kandy, May 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan left-arm spin prodigy Praveen Jayawickrama again grabbed a five-wicket haul as he helped his team crush Bangladesh by 209 runs on the final day of the second Test on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Give credit for my ton to chilled character Sanju: Buttler
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) opener Jos Buttler, who finally struck form after a century knock against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), says having a "chilled character" like skipper Sanju Samson was the reason he got out of the lean patch.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera calls it a day
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka ODI and T20 skipper Thisara Perera announced retirement from international cricket on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Desperate SRH seek a win against Mumbai Indians (Preview: Match 31)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Time is running out for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), who have managed just one win in the first half of the Indian Premier League. They face Mumbai Indians (MI) here at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taylor calls Lynn's demand for a chartered flight 'very rich'
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Former Australia Test captain Mark Taylor has disagreed with Chris Lynn's demand to Cricket Australia (CA) for a chartered flight to bring IPL players home from India at the conclusion of the tournament.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Happier with my two wickets than the 87-run knock: Pollard
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Kieron Pollard said that the unbeaten 87 he scored against arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) "has to be somewhere near the top" among the scores of match-winning knocks he has played in his more than decade-long stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Buttler's maiden T20 ton leads RR to 55-run win over SRH
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jos Buttler's maiden T20 ton coupled with three-wicket hauls from Mustafizur Rahman and Chris Morris helped Rajasthan Royals (RR) cruise to a 55-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RR cruise to 55-run win over SRH
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) cruised to a 55-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SL need 5 wkts, Bangladesh 260 runs to win 2nd Test
Kandy (Sri Lanka), May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka ended the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh needing five wickets to win the match and the series. Bangladesh were 177/5 wickets at stumps, 260 runs away from their target.
2021-05-02
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
DDCA to donate 100 oxygen concentrators to state govt
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will donate 100 units of oxygen concentrators and another 100 units of BPAP-B non-invasive ventilators to the Government of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi for distribution to healthcare facilities in New Delhi.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RCB to wear blue kit to show solidarity with frontline workers
Bengaluru, May 2 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have joined hands with Give India Foundation to provide 100 units of oxygen concentrators in Bangalore and other cities in the fight against Covid-19.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Hogg questions non-striker Kulkarni's stance after MI victory
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Former Australia left-arm wrist spinner Brad Hogg added spice to the "controversy" over the two runs Kieron Pollard and non-striker Dhawal Kulkarni took off the last ball of the innings to help Mumbai Indians (MI) defeat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in New Delhi.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RR's Unadkat pledges 10% of IPL earnings to fight Covid
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' (RR) left-arm fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat has pledged 10 per cent of his Indian Premier League (IPL) match salary to help the country in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
The 'beast innings' took it away from us: CSK's Fleming
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach Stephen Fleming termed Mumbai Indians' (MI) Kieron Pollard's unbeaten 87-run knock a "beast innings" and said "we did everything right" but failed against the big West Indian.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Treating CSK ties as El Clasico of IPL motivates us: MI's Pollard
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' (MI) power-hitter Kieron Pollard said after his blistering unbeaten 87-run knock against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) that building the match as the "El Clasico" of the Indian Premier League (IPL) motivated the players to give it their best shot.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Venkatesh Prasad and team's catchy jingle goes viral
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With T20 hogging the limelight in the last decade-and-a-half, big hitters and express bowlers are the new heroes of modern cricket.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Red-hot Rayudu smashes refrigerator in MI dugout with six
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Ambati Rayudu's menacing shots in his unbeaten 72 were a treat to watch, but what caught the attention of the viewers was a huge six which landed in the Mumbai Indians (MI) dugout and smashed a refrigerator.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cummins's battle with Maxwell, AB to dominate show (Preview: Match 30)
Ahmedabad, May 2 (IANS) The well-oiled and batting-heavy Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on a struggling Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Monday night.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket