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Islands get sinking feeling as Cricket West Indies announces pay cut

A 50% pay-cut could see more WI players turning freelancers and preferring cash-rich T20 leagues. Back in the day, when franchise-based T20 leagues were just sprouting around the world, Dwayne Bravo, the Trinidadian all-rounder who everyone wanted in their dugout, had quipped: “The most uncertain job is that of a West Indies cricketer.” He was […]

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Eye tests mandatory for Bengal cricketers, announces CAB

Bengal head coach Arun Lal proposed eye tests for the players which was unanimously approved. He felt that batsmen would be benefited from it, especially against the new ball. The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has made eye tests mandatory for its players. “Eye tests would be made mandatory for all the Bengal players,” a […]

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Chris Gayle says: ‘Racism is in cricket too, not only football’

Chris Gayle's comments come on the backdrop of 'Black Lives Matter' protests across USA, which was sparked after an African-American man, George Floyd, was killed by a police officer. West Indies opener Chris Gayle raised his voice against racism in cricket on Monday as protests continue to intensify in the United States six days after George […]

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Tennis | ‘She needs a cup of coffee to wake her up’

Bopanna upset with Bartoli’s remarks on doubles events Rohan Bopanna took strong exception to former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli’s comments on doubles tennis when he appeared on Purav Raja’s Instagram chat show. Bopanna was upset about Bartoli’s recent remarks that doubles events should be cut and the money given to players competing in Challengers. “She […]

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Manchester United extend Ighalo loan deal

Manchester United have extended striker Odion Ighalo’s loan from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of January 2021, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 30-year-old made an impressive start to life at United, scoring four times in eight games after signing an initial loan deal until May 31 from the Chinese Super League club. […]

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16 Vasco da Gama players test positive for coronavirus

Vasco da Gama says the positive results came after tests were conducted on about 250 people. Brazilian soccer club Vasco da Gama says 16 of its players have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Rio de Janeiro club says the positive results came after tests were conducted on about 250 people. Three players have already […]

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SEE: Why is Sachin sitting with an empty plate?

Trust The Legend to take a challenge to a different level. Yuvraj Singh posted a video on Instagram, bouncing a tennis ball off a rolling pin and challenged his buddy to do the same without breaking anything in the kitchen.   Sachin’s response was a quirky video. He sat with an empty plate, pickle and […]