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England's Jack Leach reveals having coronavirus-like symptoms during South Africa tour, says he is 'healthy and fit' now
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England's Jack Leach reveals having coronavirus-like symptoms during South Africa tour, says he is 'healthy and fit' now

Jack Leach had returned home from South Africa in January after struggling to recover from sepsis (immune system's over reaction to infection). He also contracted flu before the Centurion Test.

Entertainment in sport is determined by standard of play, not by what happens in stands, says Michael Holding
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Entertainment in sport is determined by standard of play, not by what happens in stands, says Michael Holding

Micahel Holding was commenting on the upcoming England-West Indies Test series which will be played without stadium spectators

England vs West Indies: Windies pacer Alzarri Joseph hopes 'weak link' tag will work to his advantage in Test series
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England vs West Indies: Windies pacer Alzarri Joseph hopes 'weak link' tag will work to his advantage in Test series

Alzarri Joseph has played nine Tests so far is a part of the quartet led by Shannon Gabriel along with Kemar Roach and Jason Holder for company.

MS Dhoni used to control bowlers in 2007 but started trusting them by 2013, reveals Irfan Pathan
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MS Dhoni used to control bowlers in 2007 but started trusting them by 2013, reveals Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan, who played under Dhoni as part of both the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning team and the 2013 Champions Trophy-clinching side, said the years, as they went by, changed Dhoni the captain in more ways than one.

West Indies captain Jason Holder wants racism to be treated like doping and fixing in cricket
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West Indies captain Jason Holder wants racism to be treated like doping and fixing in cricket

Jason Holder said teams should be briefed about race issues before the start of any series.

No way to play cancelled Tests if ICC doesn't extend World Test Championship cycle, says Bangladesh Cricket Board
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No way to play cancelled Tests if ICC doesn't extend World Test Championship cycle, says Bangladesh Cricket Board

The pandemic has taken a toll on the international calendar with Bangladesh missing eight Tests which were part of the ICC Test Championship which was launched on August 1 last year.

'Don’t have to tinker with rules': India pacer Shikha Pandey says women's cricket needs marketing and not rule changes
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'Don’t have to tinker with rules': India pacer Shikha Pandey says women's cricket needs marketing and not rule changes

Shikha Pandey said women's cricket should not be compared to men's cricket and should be seen as a 'different sport altogether'

England vs West Indies: Windies head coach Phil Simmons in self-isolation after attending funeral
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England vs West Indies: Windies head coach Phil Simmons in self-isolation after attending funeral

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has entered self-isolation after attending a funeral but fast bowler Alzarri Joseph said it would not hamper the team’s preparation for the three-test series against England.

Irfan Pathan says Rohit Sharma's relaxed attitude can be deceiving, India vice-captain works 'really hard'
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Irfan Pathan says Rohit Sharma's relaxed attitude can be deceiving, India vice-captain works 'really hard'

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan says Rohit Sharma works just as hard as anyone else despite his relaxed demeanour.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan's Mohammed Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman among six players found to be negative in COVID-19 retest
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan's Mohammed Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman among six players found to be negative in COVID-19 retest

Six of the 10 Pakistan cricketers bound for England who tested positive for COVID-19 have now registered negative results on re-testing, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Saturday.

Former India batsman Gundappa Viswanath says getting dropped after 1982-83 Pakistan series left him ‘very, very hurt’
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Former India batsman Gundappa Viswanath says getting dropped after 1982-83 Pakistan series left him ‘very, very hurt’

Gundappa Viswanath says 'wrong decisions' led to a poor series against Pakistan in 1982-83, which ultimately cost him his place in the Indian side.

As Dale Steyn turns 37, relive speedster's top five dismissals in international cricket
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As Dale Steyn turns 37, relive speedster's top five dismissals in international cricket

On Dale Steyn's 37th birthday, we revisit his five top dismissals across international cricket.

'Lean forward and get ready to catch': Suresh Raina recalls Rahul Dravid's plan to dismiss Kamran Akmal
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'Lean forward and get ready to catch': Suresh Raina recalls Rahul Dravid's plan to dismiss Kamran Akmal

Speaking to Kapil Dev during an interview with ABP News, Raina revealed that Dravid had guessed Kamran Akmal, who was batting at the time, would go in for an aerial shot and asked Raina to come at short point and be ready for a catch.

England vs West Indies: Joe Root says important to prepare well to face Windies' formidable bowling attack
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England vs West Indies: Joe Root says important to prepare well to face Windies' formidable bowling attack

England had suffered a 1-2 loss against the West Indies in their away series last year and the visitors will be rely on their potent pace unit to retain the Wisden Trophy when the opening Test gets underway at Ageas Bowl, Southampton.

England vs West Indies: 'Overweight' Oshane Thomas need to work hard on fitness, says former pacer Franklyn Rose
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England vs West Indies: 'Overweight' Oshane Thomas need to work hard on fitness, says former pacer Franklyn Rose

The 23-year-old Thomas is yet to play a Test but he has captured 27 wickets in 20 ODIs and 15 wickets in 12 T20Is.

Rahul Dravid made me understand importance of switching off from cricket, says Cheteshwar Pujara
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Rahul Dravid made me understand importance of switching off from cricket, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Pujara said he is thankful to Dravid for teaching him how to keep personal and professional lives separate.

England vs Pakistan: Visitors to reach UK on Sunday, enter two-week quarantine after arrival
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England vs Pakistan: Visitors to reach UK on Sunday, enter two-week quarantine after arrival

The Pakistan contingent will start their quarantine period at Blackfinch New Road, Worcester before transferring to Derbyshire’s The Incora County Ground on 13 July

Mohammad Hafeez’s sample tests positive for second time; PCB mulls disciplinary action against senior batsman
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Mohammad Hafeez’s sample tests positive for second time; PCB mulls disciplinary action against senior batsman

The Shaukat Khanum Memorial hospital, which tested the players and officials, did a retest of the earlier sample they had taken from Mohammad Hafeez and it again came positive for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq calls out PCB for reckless treatment of players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq calls out PCB for reckless treatment of players

A day after the PCB found him positive for the deadly virus, former captain Mohammed Hafeez claimed he had tested negative, which was followed by another positive test

PCB slashes annual budget by 10 percent, allots biggest chunk towards domestic cricket
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PCB slashes annual budget by 10 percent, allots biggest chunk towards domestic cricket

Of the total budget, 25.2 percent has been allotted for domestic cricket, 19.3 percent for international cricket, 5.5 percent for women's cricket, 19.7 percent for PSL 2021 and 1.5 percent for Medical and Sport Sciences.