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 Tigers to donate 50pc of one month's salary

Tigers to donate 50pc of one month's salary

Top 27 cricketers of Bangladesh have expended their hand to help fight against deadly coronavirus. Under the initiative by Tamim Iqbal, cricketers opted to donate 50 percent of their salary

Shakib hails doctors, nurses on the frontline of coronavirus fight

Shakib hails doctors, nurses on the frontline of coronavirus fight

Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is in self-isolation in the USA, hailed doctors, nurses and medical staff who have been working day and night to save the lives of

ICC Board video conference to discuss contingency plans for COVID-19 on Friday

The member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will be engaged in a video conference on Friday to discuss contingency plans for upcoming ICC events in the wake of

PCB planning to hold remaining PSL matches in November

The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to hold the remaining matches of PSL-5 in November provided the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic improves in the next few months,

Abdur Razzak offered role in Bangladesh selection panel

Abdur Razzak offered role in Bangladesh selection panel

Bangladesh Cricket Board is eyeing former left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak to be the third member of the national selection panel, along with Minhajul Abedin and Habibul Bashar, as a replacement

Bangladesh's Ireland tour postponed

Bangladesh and Ireland have jointly decided to postpone the Tigers' upcoming series against Ireland in Ireland and England.Cricket Ireland announced the decision in a media statement on Saturday.  "Once the

BCB adopts 'work from home' policy

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced that it will follow the 'work from home' policy from March 22, aiming to prevent the transmission of coronavirus.The staff who are not

Scotland cricketer Majid Haq tests positive for coronavirus

Scotland cricketer of Pakistani descent Majid Haq has tested positive for novel coronavirus but he is recovering, the 37-year-old announced on Friday. Haq, an off-spinner who played 54 ODIs and

Shreyas Iyer turns to magic to pass the time at home

Shreyas Iyer turns to magic to pass the time at home

Lans :At a time when sporting activities have come to a halt across the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, sportspersons are making the most of their leisure time to

Will resign if I am unable to deliver set targets: Waqar Younis

Will resign if I am unable to deliver set targets: Waqar Younis

PTI :Former Pakistan captain and current bowling coach Waqar Younis said that he won't mind putting his papers if he is unable to deliver set targets. Waqar, who has a

I'd like to see Dhoni in India's WC squad: Gavaskar

I'd like to see Dhoni in India's WC squad: Gavaskar

LANS :Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels it would be very difficult for M.S. Dhoni to find a place in the India squad for the T20 World Cup (WC) slated

'I started getting hit' - Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals why he upped his pace

'I started getting hit' - Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals why he upped his pace

When Bhuvneshwar Kumar burst onto the international scene, it was mostly on the merit of his ability to swing the ball, but he soon realised the need to ally movement

English cricket season delayed until late May

No professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before May 28 due to the coronavirus pandemic, cricket chiefs announced on Friday.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) approved

Cricket great Warne's gin distillery shifts to hand sanitiser

Cricket great Warne's gin distillery shifts to hand sanitiser

Australian cricket great Shane Warne has halted production of gin at a distillery he co-owns to make medical-grade hand sanitiser for hospitals in these "challenging times".The spin legend, who played

David Warner pulls out of The Hundred

David Warner pulls out of The Hundred

LANS, Sydney  :Australian opener David Warner has reportedly pulled out of England's new franchise league The Hundred. Warner's reason to pull out of the tournament however is not the coronavirus

Dhoni an asset, India can't look beyond him for T20 World Cup: Wasim Jaffer

LANS :Former India opener and domestic legend Wasim Jaffer has said that going into the T20 World Cup, Team India cannot look beyond veteran wicket-keeper batsman M.S. Dhoni, if he

Cricket Australia aiming to hold T20 World Cup as scheduled

Cricket Australia is aiming to hold the men's Twenty20 World Cup as scheduled this year despite the escalating coronavirus pandemic, but admitted the situation is fluid.The tournament is due to

Andrew Ellis announces retirement to end 18-year career

Andrew Ellis announces retirement to end 18-year career

ESPNcricinfo  :Canterbury and New Zealand bowling allrounder Andrew Ellis has retired after to end a career he had started in 2002-03. Ellis played 15 ODIs and five T20Is in 2012

Tendulkar compares coronavirus battle to Test cricket

Tendulkar compares coronavirus battle to Test cricket

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has offered an unusual take on the coronavirus fight by comparing it to Test cricket, urging patience and teamwork, and warning "we have to defend well"."While

No decision yet on Bangladesh's tour of Ireland

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to observe the situation closely before taking any kind of decision on the Tigers tour of Ireland next May.Bangladesh are scheduled to leave the

Mustafizur Rahman eager to put red-ball snub behind him

Mustafizur Rahman eager to put red-ball snub behind him

Mustafizur Rahman issued an honest assessment of his current situation, as the left-arm pacer was not offered a list A contract by Bangladesh in red-ball cricket. The 25-year-old, who was

BCB postpones all cricketing activities for indefinite time

BCB postpones all cricketing activities for indefinite time

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has called off all kind of cricketing activities in the country for an indefinite time in the light of growing concerns of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).The

Anderson fears virus could wreck English season as Windies offer to stage series

Anderson fears virus could wreck English season as Windies offer to stage series

England fast bowler James Anderson fears the global coronavirus pandemic could see the domestic and international cricket season abandoned completely.The England and Wales Cricket Board are due to meet with

South African cricketers in self-isolation

South African cricketers in self-isolation

Members of the South African cricket team have been told to undergo a 14-day period of self-isolation and social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus following their return from

Sachin Tendulkar joins WHO's SafeHandsChallenge

Sachin Tendulkar joins WHO's SafeHandsChallenge

LANS :Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar joined WHO's #SafeHandsChallenge to promote the importance of washing hands amid the coronavirus outbreak.In a video shared by the Master Blaster, Tendulkar is seen washing

BCCI to cut costs, only Chief Selectors will fly business class

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) continues to look to cut costs this year and will now offer business class travel on domestic flights to only the

Bangladesh look to rope in former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar for Tests

Bangladesh look to rope in former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar for Tests

If things go as per plan, former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar could be seen as Bangladesh's Test batting consultant for the two-match Test series against Australia scheduled to be

BCB postpones U-16 team's India tour due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday postponed its Under-16 team's tour of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bangladesh Under-16 team was scheduled to play two three-day matches and

We're all waiting to hear from the IPL: Kane Richardson

LANS :Australia pacer Kane Richardson has said he and other Australian players are waiting to hear from Indian Premier League (IPL) about the next step after the cash-rich tournament was

Glenn Maxwell goes all Indian in engagement ceremony

Glenn Maxwell goes all Indian in engagement ceremony

LANS :Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell recently sported an Indian look during his Indian-style engagement ceremony to his long-time partner Vini Raman in Melbourne.Pictures of Maxwell with Vini from their engagement