IPL will help spread positivity: Dhawan

IPL will help spread positivity: Dhawan

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Indian Premier League will help spread positivity and change the mood of the people during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who is hopeful that the glitzy T20 tournament will take place this year. The coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 55 lakh people while causing...

Bicycle girl Jyoti wants to appear for trials but studies first priority, says father

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | Kolkata

Bihar school girl Jyoti Kumari, who cycled 1200 km with her injured father from New Delhi to Darbhanga, will appear for Cycling Federation of India trials once the lockdown ends even though finishing matriculation is her primary aim. “We will surely send for the trials after the lockdown is lifted. She...

Don’t postpone T20 WC in haste: Misbah

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | Karachi

The authorities must not postpone the T20 World Cup in haste since the showpiece event is the best product to highlight cricket once activities resume, Pakistan head coach and chief selector, Misbah-ul-Haq has said. Misbah said though logistics is a huge challenge due to the prevailing circumstances, the authorities must deliberate...

Taylor urges ICC to decide WT20 fate this week

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | Melbourne

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor does not foresee the T20 World Cup scheduled in October-November going ahead and wants the ICC to take a decision during its Board meeting this week. Taylor also feels that if IPL takes place during the window the T20 World Cup was to be held, the...

‘Saliva ban can enhance skills of bowlers’

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | London

England captain Joe Root feels the ban on using saliva  might improve the skills of the bowlers, who will have to work harder to get something out of the pitch. “It could work in our favour and up skill levels.” “Not having the assistance that you might normally have means your accuracy...

Rohit to clear fitness test before resuming training

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

India’s limited-overs vice captain Rohit Sharma says he has fully recovered from the calf injury that forced him to leave the tour of New Zealand midway earlier this year but the fitness test has been continuously delayed because of the Covid-19 lockdown. “Before the lockdown happened, I was almost ready to...

ICC must ensure bowling-friendly pitches in Tests: Pathan

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Former India pacer Irfan Pathan reckons that the ban on using saliva for shining the ball is a significant blow to bowlers and authorities should ensure preparation of bowling-friendly Test wickets to prevent complete domination of the game by the batsmen. “You will to have make sure that pitches are more...

BCCI vs ICC tax issue: Exemptions unlikely as per Govt rule, global body cites 'promised timeline'

BCCI vs ICC tax issue: Exemptions unlikely as per Govt rule, global body cites 'promised timeline'

Sunday, 24 May 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Tax exemption for future global cricket events in India has once again become a bone of contention between the BCCI and ICC as the former gears up to host the 2021 T20 World Cup and 50-over showpiece event in 2023. The ICC and BCCI have had a long standing feud on...

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1.52L students avail CM Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana

25 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | Lucknow

Governor, CM greet people of MP on occasion of Id-ul-Fitr

25 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

No labourer employed in R'gada MNREGS work

25 May 2020 | BADAl TAH | Bhubaneswar

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Massive fire breaks out in Apoorti market godown

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A cupful of health

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from Corona to Karuna

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Resurgence of Nature

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For us and the world

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Astroturf | Be live to collective obligation

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Talktime : ‘I regret not retaliating to verbal abuse’

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