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Remaining PSL 6 matches to be played from 9-24 June: PCB

Remaining PSL 6 matches to be played from 9-24 June: PCB

The remaining Pakistan Super League 6 matches will be played in Abu Dhabi from 9-24 June, before the Pakistan men’s side’s departure for Manchester from the UAE capital on 25 June, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Thursday. “There will be six double-headers – five of them during the preliminary round and the sixth on…

Hosts Lithuania to play Venezuela in FIFA Futsal World Cup opener

Hosts Lithuania to play Venezuela in FIFA Futsal World Cup opener

The FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ draw, held on Monday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, revealed the fate of the 24 participating national teams. Hosts Lithuania were drawn into Group A and will play the opening match of the tournament at Kaunas Arena against fellow debutants Venezuela on 12 September, said a…

ICC announces expansion of global events

ICC announces expansion of global events

The ICC Board today confirmed the schedule of ICC events from 2024-2031 with both the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be expanded and a Men’s Champions Trophy to be re-introduced, said a media release. “The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will become a 14 team, 54 match event…

Jankauskas and Kike to join FIFA Futsal World Cup Draw

Jankauskas and Kike to join FIFA Futsal World Cup Draw

Futsal legend Kike and Lithuanian football great Edgaras Jankauskas will help decide the fate of the 24 FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ contenders as they join the stage for the Official Draw at the Home of FIFA on 1 June, said a media release. “Kike, a FIFA Futsal World Cup™ two-time winner with Spain…

Strong commitment from NOCs to safe & secure Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: IOC

Strong commitment from NOCs to safe & secure Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: IOC

Six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have pledged to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 that their delegations will arrive in Japan for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 fully vaccinated. These pledges came from the NOCs of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka all of which are currently on the list of…

ICC announces WTC Final exemptions and bio-safety measures

ICC announces WTC Final exemptions and bio-safety measures

The final of the ICC World Test Championship between India and New Zealand will be staged in a bio-secure environment at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton from 18-22 June 2021, International Cricket Council said on Saturday. “The event has now been granted an exemption by the UK government as outlined in The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International…

World Test Championship Final playing conditions announced

World Test Championship Final playing conditions announced

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the playing conditions for the ICC World Test Championship Final featuring India and New Zealand at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton next month, said a media release. “The playing conditions confirm that a draw or a tie will see both teams crowned as joint winners as well as…

FIFA updates on 2022 World Cup Asian Qualifiers after withdrawal of Korea DPR

FIFA updates on 2022 World Cup Asian Qualifiers after withdrawal of Korea DPR

Following the recent withdrawal of Korea DPR from the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has taken a decision in order to ensure the fairness of the competition for the remaining teams.In accordance with this decision, the results of all of the Round 2…

Mehidy Hasan rises to No. 2 in ICC ODI Player Rankings

Mehidy Hasan rises to No. 2 in ICC ODI Player Rankings

Bangladesh off-spinner Mehidy Hasan has become only the third bowler from his country to be ranked among the top two of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a fine showing in the first two matches of their ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League series against Sri Lanka, International Cricket  Council said on…

Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL 6 due to back injury

Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL 6 due to back injury

Multan Sultans’ star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been ruled out of the Abu Dhabi-leg of the HBL Pakistan Super League 6 due to a back injury, PCB said in a statement. “The former Pakistan captain was training in Karachi for the upcoming HBL PSL 6 matches when he experienced pain in his lower back following…