Coronavirus leaves English cricket facing uncertain season

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 716 total views “The English cricket season has been postponed due to the coronavirus. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – Despite the early spring chill, English cricketers would normally be turning their thoughts to outdoor practice.Instead, they face a prolonged period in limbo. The impact of the coronavirus means there will be no sound of leather on willow and no hardy supporters wrapped up in woollies braving the bitter early-season conditions. Last week the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that no professional cricket would be played before May 28 at…

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

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 501 total views “International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach . ©AFP” /> Paris (AFP) – The Tokyo Olympics became the latest sporting casualty of the corony the WHO (World Health Organisation) today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community,” said the statement. FOOTBALL Internationals — Euro…

3 possible windows for PCB to resume remaining HBL PSL V

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 6,316 total views,  16 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ We hope PCB can start discussing resumption scenarios soon and expect that COVID-19 cases will begin to plummet as it happened in China. The much-awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 season came to an abrupt halt after the global health crisis shook the world and culminated in the postponement of all major sporting events. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) tried to wrap up the season as quickly as possible by replacing playoffs with semifinals but even that move didn’t help as the outbreak got…

WC 1992 special: Statistical trip down memory lane

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 463 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ 28 years to the day Pakistan won the Cricket World Cup after defeating England by 22 runs in the final at Melbourne Cricket Ground. On this anniversary of Pakistan’s first and to date only World Cup win, we take a statistical trip down memory lane. The highest wicket-taker Pakistan’s world cup victory was largely down to Wasim Akram’s performance in the tournament, especially his three wickets in the final against England and four in a must-win group match against New Zealand in Christchurch. Akram ended…