Sarah Waris

This postgraduate in English Literature from Kolkata has taken on the tough task of limiting the mystic world of cricket to a few hundred words. A firm believer that Kohli is a wizard with the willow, she spends her time awaiting the next Indian spring triumph.

CPL 2020 – Jamaica’s assistant coach Ramnaresh Sarwan opts out

With less than a week to go for this year’s Caribbean Premier League, assistant coach of the Jamaica Tallawahs Ramnaresh Sarwan has opted out due to personal reasons. The franchise have replaced the former West Indian cricketer with Ryan Austin and Vinod Maharaj. Floyd Reifer is the head coach of …

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Rajasthan Royals fielding coach tests positive for coronavirus

IPL team Rajasthan Royals’ fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has tested positive for coronavirus, the franchise confirmed on Wednesday. The test was undertaken ahead of Yagnik’s flight to Mumbai next week, from where he would have joined the other members of the RR side before their departure to the UAE. All …

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Women’s 50-over World Cup postponed, India retain rights for 2021 Men’s T20 WC

In a significant decision, the International Cricket Council has decided to postpone the 2021 Women’s World Cup that was originally scheduled to be held in New Zealand from February 6. The decision was taken in view of the coronavirus pandemic that has put on hold cricket matches all over the …

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All players test negative for coronavirus ahead of CPL 2020

All cricketers, officials and administrators who will be involved with the upcoming Caribbean Premier League have tested negative for the coronavirus and will remain in a 14-day quarantine before they can resume training. The tests were carried out after all 162 players landed in Trinidad and Tobago, the venue of …

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IPL Teams to leave for UAE after August 20

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) cleared that the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises can leave for the UAE only after August 20. Although Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians were said to be leaving in the second week of August to prepare, the plans need to …

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Women’s IPL to be held this year, says Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stated that a mini Women’s IPL is on track, ending speculation about the immediate future of the Indian women’s team.  The IPL is scheduled to be held in the UAE from September 19 to November 8 due to the rise in coronavirus cases in the country.  …

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3 talking points from England’s series win over West Indies

The first international series since the coronavirus pandemic saw an intense battle between West Indies and England, with the latter coming out victorious 2-1. Though the visitors started with a lot of promise to go 1-0 up, the Englishmen under the leadership of Joe Root, who missed the first game …

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Team India cricketers likely to train at Motera Stadium ahead of IPL 2020

The Sardar Patel stadium in Ahmedabad, the world’s largest stadium with a capacity of 1.10 lakh, is likely to host the Indian cricketers in a training camp before the Indian Premier League 2020. Around 26 players and 18 support staff members are likely to head to Gujarat and train in …

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