Dhoni becomes IPL’s most-capped player

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 11,106 total views,  39 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ DUBAI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most-capped IPL player even as his Chennai Super Kings team — currently bottom of the table — faltered in yet another run chase. The 39-year-old has now played 194 Indian Premier League matches, and overtook on Friday his former India and CSK team-mate Suresh Raina, who has 193 games. The former India skipper Dhoni and Raina both announced their retirement from international cricket last month. But unlike Dhoni, Raina at the last minute pulled out…

IPL player reports alleged fixing approach to anti-corruption unit

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 9,044 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ The Indian Premier League (IPL) has launched an investigation after one of the players in this year’s tournament in the United Arab Emirates reported being approached for possible corruption, the league’s integrity chief told Reuters on Sunday. “Yes, a player has reported an approach. We are looking into it. No further details can be given at present,” Ajit Singh, head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Indian cricket board, said in a text message without identifying the player or the franchise. Cricketers globally…

Zishawn in brilliant form

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 16,680 total views DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: Young all-rounder Zishawn Qureshi was in brilliant form on Sunday striking two quickfire half-centuries as matches continued at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale. The right-under lining up for Pakistan Eagles caught the eye with his awesome hitting. In the first match, he came up against Global Warriors, and opening the batting he had balls flying all over the facility. He struck 57 off just 24 balls with six massive sixes. He was able to take Pakistan Eagles to 131/8 off…

Nearly all of Iran on coronavirus red alert as cases, deaths hit records

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 613 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ Iran’s health ministry said on Monday nearly the whole country was on a coronavirus red alert as cases and deaths rose to record levels, with a member of the state task force’s warning field hospitals might be needed if people flout the rules. Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state television that 26 of Iran’s 31 provinces were “red” zones, the highest alert level, while four were at the next “orange” level. Authorities registered a record high 3,902 new cases in the past 24 hours,…

Virus spreads on US Senate panel handling Supreme Court nomination

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 463 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ WASHINGTON: Two Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about the timing of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and whether additional senators may have been exposed. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared the confirmation process was going full steam ahead. North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis and Utah Sen. Mike Lee both said that they had tested positive for the virus. Both had attended a ceremony for Barrett at the White House on Sept…

Pictures: Muslims Perform Umrah Pilgrimage After 7 Months

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 426 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.bolnews.com/ Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has been resumed after seven months of closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to the details, started today, the number of Umrah pilgrims has been capped at 6000, as compared to 2019 when more than 19 million people performed the Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage that can be undertaken at any time of the year. Here are some pictures from the first Umrah performed by the Muslims on 4th October. Umrah SOPs Worshippers, perform the Umrah pilgrimage are required…

USA Nationals carded to get off

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 14,835 total views MARGATE/FL – USA: The USA National Maq T10 Championship hosted annually by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is back on after being postponed earlier this year due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. This is the news coming from chairman and CEO of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi. He said that the tournament this year will be played from November 14 to 15 at the Maq Cricket Stadium in Delray Beach, Florida. According to Qureshi: “Earlier this year we were supposed to stage the USA Nationals Maq T10 championships but because of the Coronavirus,…

Shoaib lauds Maq at Hall of Fame event

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 11,438 total views HARTFORD/CT – USA: Former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Mohammed has lauded the efforts of cricket administrator Mahammad Qureshi in building cricket in America. Mohammed made the comment during the zoom induction ceremony hosted by the US Cricket Hall of Fame in Harford Connecticut, USA. The son of the legendary Hanif Mohammed was one of 12 persons inducted into the US Cricket Hall of Fame by the organization. Speaking during his induction he said: “I really appreciate being part of this family now and my entire family is proud. I…