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Planet asking human race to be more responsible: Ashwin on COVID-19

India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday (18) appealed to his fellow citizens to practice social distancing and care for the society to contain the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. The off-spinner has been among the more vocal cricketers in highlighting the existential threat posed by the deadly virus. “The planet is challenging the human race, asking us […]

Monkeygate was lowest point of my captaincy: Ponting

Australia’s two-time world Cup-winning former skipper Ricky Ponting considers the 2008 ‘Monkeygate’ scandal the lowest point of his captaincy stint as he feels he was not in control of what was happened at that time. The scandal unfolded when senior Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was charged with racially abusing Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds during the […]

Kohli’s aggressive celebrations made Justin Langer feel like a ‘punching bag’

Australian coach Justin Langer has revealed that he felt like a “punching bag” after Virat Kohli’s aggressive celebrations during India’s 2018-19 tour while also calling out the “double standards” when it comes to sledging in cricket. India, led by Kohli, enjoyed an unprecedented summer Down Under, winning the Border Gavaskar Trophy 3-1, their first-ever Test […]

Pakistan Super League suspended as England star shows virus symptoms

Pakistan’s Twenty20 cricket league was suspended Tuesday (17) after English batsman Alex Hales developed suspected coronavirus symptoms before the start of the semi-finals. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) announced last week that the playoffs would be truncated with this week’s semi-finals and final in Lahore to be played with no spectators to prevent the spread […]

Break helps Moeen Ali regain ‘hunger’ for cricket

MOEEN ALI says the break from Test cricket has helped him recharge his batteries, and he’s “ready to come back stronger”. Speaking to Sky Sports on the sidelines of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the English all-rounder said it was his “own decision to not make myself available” for the England Test squad, as he had been “mentally tired”. […]

New Bangladesh ODI cricket captain Tamim pleads for time

Newly-appointed Bangladesh one-day international cricket captain Tamim Iqbal on Saturday pleaded for time in order to make a difference in his role. Tamim was appointed last week replacing Mashrafe Mortaza, who stepped down following a three-match series against Zimbabwe. “You have to keep patient. Our fans also have to keep patient. I will try to […]

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 people to proactively fight the crisis by reporting to doctors when they experience any symptoms. The 32-year-old batsman posted a video message on his official Twitter handle. Stay safe everyone. […]

Joe Root backs decision to scrap Sri Lanka tour over virus fears

England Test captain Joe Root has backed the decision to abandon the Test tour of Sri Lanka over the coronavirus pandemic, saying the players’ minds were “elsewhere”. A practice match in Colombo was halted on Friday and the team announced they would be flying back to London. The two-Test series, which was due to start […]

IPL cricket season will be shortened, says Ganguly

India’s cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday (15) the Indian Premier League will be truncated with the Twenty20 tournament pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s richest cricket league was postponed Friday, meaning instead of starting on March 29, it will begin on April 15 at the earliest after the Indian […]

Pakistan T20 league to carry on despite foreign exodus over virus

Pakistan’s Twenty20 league will continue despite closed stadiums and an exodus of foreign players who are heading home over the coronavirus crisis, cricketing authorities in the country said Friday. On Thursday the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said upcoming matches would be played in an empty stadium in Karachi, and offered teams and individual players the […]