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South African cricket restarts with three-team format

South African cricket restarts with three-team format

A cricket tournament involving three teams will be South Africa's first televised live sports event since the country went into lockdown because of Covid-19.

IPL cancellation could cost Indian cricket half a billion dollars

IPL cancellation could cost Indian cricket half a billion dollars

Scrapping the money-spinning Indian Premier League this year because of the coronavirus pandemic would cost more than half a billion dollars, but cutting players' pay was not yet being considered ...

India fast bowler Shami faces arrest over assault claims

India fast bowler Shami faces arrest over assault claims

India fast bowler Mohammed Shami was Monday ordered to appear before an Indian court in 15 days or face arrest, after he was accused of various crimes including assault and sexual harassment by his estranged wife.

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

Rain washes out India-New Zealand World Cup match

India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their match on Thursday -- the fourth no result of this World Cup so far.

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Sharma hit an unbeaten century as India made a comfortable start to their World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win over South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday that dealt a fresh blow to the Proteas' tournament hopes.

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

Henry shines as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in World Cup

New Zealand made a flying start to their World Cup campaign as paceman Matt Henry struck three times in a 10-wicket trashing of woeful Sri Lanka on Saturday.

Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL

Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL

Cricket pundits Wednesday called for fresh ideas to prevent key games being abandoned without a result after Virat Kohli's team crashed out of the Indian Premier League following a rain-hit match.

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australian Polosak to become first woman to umpire men's ODIs

Australia's Claire Polosak will become the first woman to officiate in a men's one-day international when Namibia play Oman in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek later on Saturday.

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

Poor form puts Amla's World Cup place in jeopardy

South Africa's selectors will reveal on Thursday whether veteran batsman Hashim Amla will be part of the country's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UKVI and VFS Global offer special visa service packages for cricket world cup

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and VFS Global have partnered to introduce exclusive visa service packages for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

'No excuses': Kohli's Bangalore suffer record sixth straight IPL loss

'No excuses': Kohli's Bangalore suffer record sixth straight IPL loss

Skipper Virat Kohli said he ran out of excuses after his Royal Challengers Bangalore crashed to a record equalling sixth straight defeat in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.

Indian police files charges against cricketer Shami

Indian police files charges against cricketer Shami

Indian police filed charges Thursday against fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who has been accused of various crimes including assault and sexual harassment by his estranged wife.