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Umar Akmal could face lifetime ban over corruption charges

Controversial Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could face a lifetime ban if convicted of match-fixing charges unveiled Friday by the country's cricket authorities. The 29-year-old was...

Mithali Raj wants women’s IPL in 2021, says BCCI shouldn’t ‘wait forever’

The BCCI should not “wait forever” to start the women’s IPL, India’s women’s ODI captain Mithali Raj has said, urging the board to make...
Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar donates over £54,000 to fight COVID-19

INDIAN cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday (27) donated Rs 5 million (£ 54,262) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed...

Ireland-Bangladesh cricket series postponed due to coronavirus

IRELAND's seven-match series against Bangladesh became on Saturday (21) the latest casualty to be inflicted on the cricket calendar by the coronavirus pandemic. The three...

No professional cricket in England and Wales till May 28

THE England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has suspended all professional cricket till May 28, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ECB took the decision...

Bangladesh may rope in Sanjay Bangar for Tests

FORMER India batting coach Sanjay Bangar may be appointed as Bangladesh’s Test batting consultant for the two-match Test series against Australia scheduled to be...
Rohit Sharma

India’s Rohit Sharma calls for proactive fight against coronavirus

INDIAN cricketer Rohit Sharma on Monday (16) said it has been tough to watch the world coming to a standstill because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He advised...

On women’s day, India will play its maiden T20 World Cup final

INDIA will play its maiden Women's T20 World Cup final on International Women's Day on Sunday after their semi-finals clash against England was washed out on...

Once pretended to be a boy to play cricket; India’s Shafali Verma is now...

As a young girl, Shafali Verma pretended to be a boy just so she could play cricket. Now, the 16-year-old rose to the top spot...

Darren Sammy to get Pakistan citizenship soon

West Indies' twin T20 World Cup-winning captain Darren Sammy will become an honorary citizen of Pakistan and receive the Nishan-e-Haider in March 2020, reports...