CWI president praises Qureshi’s commitment

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 3,838 total views,  2 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: President of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ricky Skerritt has praised the efforts of the chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi in hosting the recently concluded US Open T20 tournament in Fort Lauderdale, USA. Skerritt sent a message to Qureshi saying: “Well done, look at some of the cricket myself. Congratulations! Your never give up attitude is impressive.” Skerritt was honored by CCUSA in December 2019 for his work as an administrator and this was his first meeting with Qureshi, the long-standing administrator in…

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…

Qureshi batting star at TPL

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 638 total views,  1 views today TAMPA/FL – USA: Zishawn Qureshi continues to enjoy his purple patch with the bat as he starred in the Tampa Premier League (TPL) Super 6 tournament on Saturday taking his team Tigers to the finals only for bad light to prevent the finals from being played. Qureshi who has been in brilliant form this season took away the top batsman award with four breathtaking knocks that left his peers and opponents in awe. He took Tigers to three victories in their four matches that took them…

Trump backpedals over racist group row, Biden blasts him as ’embarrassment’

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 1,734 total views,  1 views today US President Donald Trump scrambled on Wednesday to quell an uproar over his failure to explicitly denounce white supremacist groups during his debate debacle with Joe Biden, who branded his election rival a “national embarrassment”. The bitter adversaries returned to the campaign trail one day after their off-the-rails showdown in Cleveland made headlines less for the substance than for its unrestrained chaos. The toxic shout fest — with Trump constantly interrupting and Biden launching personal attacks — even prompted the overseeing Commission on Presidential Debates to announce…

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

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 868 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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 720 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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 1,341 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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 1,792 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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 985 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…