We're talking to India and South Africa for a women's tri-series: ECB

We're talking to India and South Africa for a women's tri-series: ECB

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | PTI | London

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is currently in talks with their Indian and South African counterparts to host a tri-series later this year. Indian women's team were suposed to play a bilateral series comprising three ODIs and three T20Is against England which remains postponed for the time being. The women's...

Indian football domestic season from August 1

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Indian football’s domestic season will begin from August 1 when the transfer window opens, two months later than normal times due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a circular sent on Tuesday to all the state units, the AIFF said it has got clearance from the world body FIFA to hold the...

Wade won’t sledge India players in Tests this year

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | PTI | Melbourne

Australian wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade on Tuesday said he would not sledge Indian cricketers during this year’s home Test series as Virat Kohli’s men thrive on verbal duels and use it to their advantage. Wade has used sharp words to get into the skin of his opponents in the past, especially...

Lanka ready to host Asia Cup

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The executive board of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has deferred its decision on the fate of this year’s Asia Cup T20 with Sri Lanka offering to host the event, claiming that original hosts Pakistan have agreed to the proposal. Sri Lanka cricket chief Shammi Silva has claimed that the Pakistan...

Madrid could host CL final

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | AFP | Madrid

The mayor of Madrid has said the city is being considered as a potential host of this year’s Champions League final and has given the idea his “total and absolute support”. The fixture was due to be played at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on May 30 before the Champions...

Kante back in contact training

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | AFP | London

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has returned to contact training ahead of the Premier League’s comeback next week, the Blues confirmed on Tuesday. The French World Cup winner had been allowed to continue training at home when his teammates returned to training last month due to fears over coronavirus. The 29-year-old is...

Three Lions better placed for Euro success in 2021: Southgate

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 | AFP | London

England manager Gareth Southgate believes a year-long delay to the European Championship could benefit his side as key players will be fit and rising stars will mature. Euro 2020, which was due to begin on Friday, was moved back 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic. England captain Harry Kane and Manchester...

ICC approves COVID-19 replacements in Tests

ICC approves COVID-19 replacements in Tests

Tuesday, 09 June 2020 | PTI | Dubai

The ICC on Tuesday approved substitution in case a player shows symptoms of COVID-19 during a Test match besides ratifying the interim ban on using saliva to shine the ball. In its latest playing regulations, the world body also allowed re-introduction of non-neutral umpires for bilateral series owing to "logistical challenges...

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