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PCB summons Umar Akmal over fixing approach claim

Lahore, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has summoned Umar Akmal on Wednesday after the batsman claimed in a TV interview that he was approached to fix matches, especially the…

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Botha to coach Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL

Georgetown, June 23 (IANS) Former South Africa all-rounder Johan Botha has been appointed head coach of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise has announced. The Guyana national team and West Indies…




McCullum clears air on positive dope test

Hamilton, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand star Brendon McCullum clarified on Friday that his positive drug test during the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was due to a medical condition. McCullum, who…



Kohli expects team to be good travellers

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Ahead of the challenging two-month-long tour of Ireland and England, India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday emphasised on improving the team’s poor overseas record. While the current India squad are…


BCCI SGM approves new player contracts

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The tussle between the BCCI and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) was out in the open in Friday’s Special General Body meeting (SGM) where the board’s office bearers…



England beat Australia by 6 wickets in 4th ODI

Chester-le-Street (England), June 22 (IANS) England registered their fourth consecutive win in the five-match ODI series against Australia as they outclassed the visitors by six wickets at the Riverside Cricket Ground here on Friday. The…


Russell to lead Jamaica Tallawahs in CPL

Kingston, June 21 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was on Thursday unveiled as the skipper of two-time Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions Jamaica Tallawahs during the 2018 season, starting August 8. Russell, who missed…




Chandimal appeals against one-Test ban

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the one-match ban handed to him, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Thursday. On-field umpires Aleem Dar, Ian Gould and third…