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Pakistan’s preparations for Test series against England underway

07 July, 2020 2:39 pm 2:39 pm

WORCESTERSHIRE (92 News) – Pakistan’s first two-day intra-squad fixture began in Worcestershire as the players participated in ‘situation-based scenarios’. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared images and clips of the opening day of the practice game on its Twitter account. Pakistan’s preparations for the Test series against England underway in Worcester as the players take … Read More


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Pakistani cricket team leaves for England tour

06 June, 2020 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistani cricket team left for the tour of England on Sunday to play three Tests and as many T20Is after half the players and some members of the support staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Pakistan’s T20 captain Babar Azam tweeted a picture of some of the players from the plane. … Read More


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2nd round of Covid-19 tests on players for England tour concludes

06 June, 2020 7:03 pm 7:03 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed five reserve players and a backup player support personnel have undergone Covid-19 tests. The five players who were tested are Bilal Asif, Imran Butt, Muhammad Nawaz, Musa Khan and Rohail Nazir along with masseur Muhammad Imran. Bilal, Imran, Nawaz and Musa were originally … Read More


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Djokovic says important all players free to travel to US Open

06 June, 2020 5:13 pm 5:13 pm

BELGRADE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic says he is excited by the prospect of playing at the US Open but says it would only be fair if every player eligible is able to compete. The Unites States Tennis Association (USTA) announced this week that the US Open would go ahead at the end … Read More


West Indies, temporarily, halve salaries, staff, players

West Indies to temporarily halve salaries of staff and players

05 May, 2020 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

ANTIGUA (Reuters) – Cricket West Indies (CWI) said it will halve salaries for staff and players for up to six months as it struggles to deal with the “debilitating economic challenges” caused by the coronavirus pandemic. International professional cricket remains suspended due to the virus, plunging cricket boards into financial crisis with no clear pathway … Read More


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Manchester United revenues suffer as players sidelined

05 May, 2020 11:10 am 11:10 am

(Reuters) – Manchester United withdrew its annual financial targets and estimated it lost around 23 million pounds in revenue in the third quarter as the coronavirus crisis brought the Premier League and European soccer competitions to a halt. Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward acknowledged the uncertainty brought upon by “one of the most extraordinary testing … Read More


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Clubs must respect players’ health concerns, says Allardyce

05 May, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

(Reuters) – Premier League clubs must reassure players there will be no repercussions if they are unwilling to risk their health by returning to action during the COVID-19 pandemic, former England manager Sam Allardyce has said. Several players have expressed concerns about the league’s plans to resume amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, which has infected … Read More


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Djokovic opposes compulsory coronavirus vaccination

04 April, 2020 9:42 am 9:42 am

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic faces a dilemma if it becomes compulsory for players to get vaccinated before they can begin competing once the tennis season resumes following the hiatus created by the coronavirus pandemic, the world number one said on Sunday. “Personally I am opposed to vaccination and I wouldn’t want to be forced … Read More


Cricket: Players donate, take pay cuts amid coronavirus shutdown

04 April, 2020 3:28 pm 3:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s centrally contracted male cricketers will donate 500,000 pounds ($613,000) to the Board and charities while their women’s team counterparts have volunteered a three-month pay cut amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the players’ association (PCA) said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said the season will not start before May 28 … Read More


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England players set for pay cuts due to coronavirus crisis

03 March, 2020 8:50 am 8:50 am

(Reuters) – England’s cricket players must “realise the bigger picture” and will be expected to take a pay cut as the country’s cricket governing body (ECB) tries to deal with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Times here reported. More than 662,700 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus across the world … Read More


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Five players sanctioned after Under-19 World Cup final brawl

02 February, 2020 10:57 am 10:57 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Five players have been sanctioned for brawling in the immediate aftermath of Bangladesh’s victory over India in the under-19 World Cup final in South Africa at the weekend, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Bangladesh claimed the title for the first time with victory by three wickets over India at … Read More


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Australian Open prize pool jumps to $49 million, biggest gains for early ro...

12 December, 2019 11:01 pm 11:01 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The prize pool for the 2020 Australian Open has been boosted by 14% to A$71 million (37.9 million pounds), organisers said on Tuesday, with the biggest gains for players exiting in the early rounds. Players losing in the first round of qualifying at the year’s first Grand Slam will take home A$20,000, … Read More


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Turkey players salute Syria operation after goal against France

10 October, 2019 8:57 pm 8:57 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish footballers celebrated their goal in a 1-1 draw against world champions France with a military salute to soldiers fighting in northeast Syria, raising the risk of a UEFA investigation after a similar gesture three days ago. The European football’s ruling body has already said it would examine reports that Turkey footballers … Read More


Pakistan, players, excited, mark, ODI, returns, Karachi

Pakistan players excited to mark ODI returns in Karachi

09 September, 2019 5:28 pm 5:28 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan’s ODI series against Sri Lanka in Karachi, which commences Friday, marks returns of five players to the national squad. The list of players includes Abid Ali, the right-handed opener, Iftikhar Ahmed, an all-rounder who bats in the middle order and bowls off-spin, Muhammad Nawaz, a slow left-arm bowler, Mohammad Rizwan, … Read More


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Players, actors express solidarity with Kashmiris

09 September, 2019 6:27 pm 6:27 pm

MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – Players and actors expressed full solidarity with the Kashmiris in a big public gathering addressed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider. Shahid Afridi, Javed Sheikh, Humayun Saeed, Fakhar and Shahzad Roy, Maya Ali Khan, Hareem Farooq and other artistes attended the gathering. Sahir Ali Bagga sang … Read More