UK PM Johnson says teas an issue in upholding cricket virus ban

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 31 total views “Tea worries – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is still not safe for recreational cricket to resume. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson risked angering thousands of club cricketers yet again Friday by saying the recreational game was still not safe to play because of issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms. The England and Wales Cricket Board insisted, however, that the amateur game could restart, with lockdown restrictions on pubs and restaurants set to be lifted this weekend. Johnson provoked…

US added 4.8 million jobs in June; Donald Trump says ‘historic’

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 41 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ US recovery from the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 epidemic received a major boost Thursday with the labor department reporting 4.8 million Americans got back to work in June, a record single-month gain. This was also much more than the expected 2.9 million. Lay-offs and job losses have also continued and another 1.4 million claims were filed last week for unemployment benefits. President Donald Trump focused on the June job numbers, calling them “historic”. He went on to say at a news briefing, “Today’s…

Australia captain Paine dismisses Archer’s ‘panic’ jibe

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 1,058 total views “Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy (L) chats with Australia captain Tim Paine (R)in the nets during a training session on the eve of the fourth Ashes Test. Manchester (United Kingdom) Australia captain Tim Paine has hit back at suggestions from England fast bowler Jofra Archer that the tourists “panicked” during their extraordinary loss to England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. Paine’s team were on course for a victory that would have seen Australia retain the Ashes at 2-1 up with two to play only for Ben…

Fail, fail, fail, fail, win: Edmonton Royals style

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 1,685 total views The first four games that Edmonton Royals played in this year’s GT20, they lost. The first was a two-wicket defeat. The second, they fell short by 27 runs. The third they lost by four wickets, with two balls remaining. In fourth, they were overpowered by six wickets. Today, in their fifth game, they tasted victory. And they remain in contention for the play-offs. Just. The Royals may have occupied the bottom of the table, but they haven’t necessarily been the worst team in the tournament. Some players have…

Kohli leads India recovery after shock Sharma dismissal

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 871 total views Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Virat Kohli scored his third consecutive World Cup fifty as India recovered from the shock of losing Rohit Sharma early against Afghanistan on Saturday. Indian skipper Kohli won the toss under sunny skies in Southampton and chose to bat but they were in early trouble when Sharma was bowled by Mujeeb Ur Rahman for just one, leaving India seven for one in the fifth over. Sharma has been in superb form at the World Cup in England and Wales, scoring a century against…