Germany hits million cases; Russia, India sign deal for vaccine

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 226 total views,  1 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ BERLIN: Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe’s coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, while Russia signed up India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine. Although the virus spread is slowing thanks to weeks of tough restrictions, Europe remains at the heart of the pandemic, recording more cases than the United States in the past week. The pandemic is gaining strength fastest in Asia and Latin America, and is up by a worrying 113 percent over the week…

Ferguson stars as NZ down WI in first T20

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 3,825 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ AUCKLAND: Paceman Lockie Ferguson unleashed a devastating five-wicket barrage as New Zealand downed the West Indies in a roller coaster Twenty20 International series opener at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. The match — the first international cricket played in New Zealand for almost nine months — produced a nail-biting finale as the Black Caps reached 179-5 in the final over after being set a target of 176. Persistent showers meant the innings were reduced to 16 and many players, particularly the tourists, were rusty…

Qureshi has ‘cricket vaccine’ for America

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 5,753 total views MARGATE/FL – USA: Chairman and CEO of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) Mahammad Qureshi has long ago created the ‘cricket vaccine’ to assist an ailing American cricket system. The businessman who lives in Boca has been spending his own money to take American cricket out of the doldrums and, time and time again, he has to give it an injection to keep it afloat. Twenty years ago, Qureshi saw the dire need to get involved in the administration of the sport to assist. He was just a normal player…