Maq saved cricket in America

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 3,789 total views,  37 views today SOUTH CAROLINA/USA – Outspoken cricket team owner Sanju Patel says that cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi saved cricket in America. Speaking on the popular cricket network MaqTV, he said that he formed a team because of Qureshi’s tournament the US Open T20, and because of that, many of his players have gone on to represent the US. According to Patel: “Back in 2009, I met Maq and decided to form a team to play at his US Open T20 tournament. My team the US Tigers have stayed…

Allow bowlers to ball-tamper, says ex-Australia captain Chappell

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 1,264 total views “Former Australia captain Ian Chappell. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – Former Australia captain Ian Chappell says some form of ball-tampering could be allowed in cricket, with saliva and sweat considered health risks due to the coronavirus crisis. Bowlers regularly shine one side of the leather-clad ball to make the ball swing sideways in mid-flight and deceive the batsman. But rubbing spit or sweat into the ball’s surface is expressly forbidden under new Australian Institute of Sport guidelines that set out the conditions for the game to resume. Chappell…

IPL cancellation could cost Indian cricket half a billion dollars

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 936 total views “Mumbai Indians players celebrate winning the IPL final against Chennai Super Kings on May 13, 2019. Scrapping this year’s tournament because of the official has told AFP. The world’s richest Twenty20 tournament is staring at a first wipeout in its 12-year history after the original March 29 start date was postponed repeatedly. Cancellation of the IPL for 2020 would mean a huge financial hit. “The BCCI is looking at a big revenue loss.In case the IPL does not take place, the loss would be close to 40 billion…