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IPL gets government nod for UAE, invites new title sponsor

India’s cricket board (BCCI) has received government permission to stage this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates, the league’s chairman...

Sarfaraz should retire from Tests, focus on white-ball cricket: Raja

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed should retire from Tests and focus on white ball cricket. Sarafaraz, a former captain, was seen...

IPL suspends sponsorship deal with Vivo amid anti-China backlash

THE Indian Premier League on Thursday (6) suspended a deal with its main sponsor, Chinese phone maker Vivo, amid a backlash after a deadly...

Pakistan cricket chief urges England to tour before 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan has urged England to send a team to the country before their scheduled return in 2022...

IPL to be played from Sept 19 to Nov 10; Chinese sponsors to be...

The Indian Premier League’s Governing Council on Sunday (2) decided to retain all its sponsors, including Chinese mobile company VIVO, and approved COVID-19 replacements...

Pakistan’s Akmal has three-year cricket ban halved on appeal

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s three-year ban from cricket for failing to report a match-fixing approach was on Wednesday reduced to 18 months on appeal,...

No cricketer in world is even close to Stokes: Gambhir

Nobody in world cricket is even close to England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is "in his own league", reckons former India opener Gautam Gambhir. England's...

Indian cricket board seeks IPL in UAE after World Cup postponed

The Indian Premier League on Tuesday (21) seized upon the postponement of the Twenty20 World Cup to propose holding its cash bonanza tournament in...

Tendulkar slams loopholes in umpire referral system

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has renewed demands for cricket rules to give greater weight to TV playbacks over umpires in making LBW decisions. Tendulkar, a...

Pakistan rejects Kaneria and Malik’s pleas to help lift bans

Pakistan’s cricket board on Friday (10) rejected pleas by two former national players for help in overturning lifetime bans for charges related to match-fixing. Former...