New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

New Zealand’s government has approved quarantine arrangements that would allow the Pakistan and West Indies teams to tour in coming months, the country’s cricket board said on Friday. New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said the tours would help the sport through the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s a huge boost for us, it’s our financial […]

RCB skipper Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate

RCB skipper Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League match against Kings XI Punjab here. RCB were thrashed by 97 runs in the match on Thursday night. “As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s […]

Australian Cricket Legend Dean Jones Dies In Mumbai

Australian Cricket Legend Dean Jones Dies In Mumbai

Former Australian cricket legend Dean Jones has died of a massive heart attack. Jones was part of Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. He was 59. Dean Jones has been an active cricket analyst and was signed up to do off-tube commentary on the Indian Premier […]

Indian star cricketer Suresh Raina visits Kunzar, interacts with local youth

Indian star cricketer Suresh Raina visits Kunzar, interacts with local youth

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Wednesday visited Kunzar play ground in north Kashmir Baramulla District and interacted you with local youth. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Raina interacted with the youth in Kunzer and assured them of his full support in upgrading the sports infra-structure in the area to help […]

Chahal won us the game: Virat

Chahal won us the game: Virat

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has credited leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s three-wicket burst for his side’s 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their opening IPL match. Chahal (3/18) removed in-form Englishman Jonny Bairstow (61) and Vijay Shankar off successive balls in the 16th over to tilt the game decisively in RCB’s favour. He had earlier […]

Game changer Chahal showed how he can get purchase on any surface: Kohli

Game changer Chahal showed how he can get purchase on any surface: Kohli

Crediting wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s three-wicket burst for his side’s 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL-opener, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli said the wrist spinner proved that he could get purchase on any wicket. Chahal (3/18) removed in-form Englishman Jonny Bairstow (61) and Vijay Shankar in successive balls in the 16th over […]

PCB to call Misbah, Azhar’s explanation for holding meeting with PM

PCB to call Misbah, Azhar’s explanation for holding meeting with PM

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to call an explanation of its head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq and Test captain Azhar Ali for bypassing the top management to arrange a meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan over a policy matter of the board pertaining to abolish the departmental cricket. The said meeting was […]

Bio-secure bubbles a blueprint for others: Morgan

Bio-secure bubbles a blueprint for others: Morgan

MANCHESTER: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)’s successful completion of their summer schedule inside bio-secure ‘bubbles’ is a blueprint for other countries to stage matches amid the Covid-19 pandemic, limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan said. England returned to action following the Covid-19 stoppage in July with three Tests against the West Indies in bio-secure venues […]

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