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T20 Cup: Players, staff test negative for COVID-19

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said all players and staff of the six Cricket Association First XI sides, who were invited to their respective central stations, have tested negative in their second COVID-19 tests on Saturday. According to PCB,

Wimbledon to disburse prize money of cancelled tournament

LONDON: The prize money for the Wimbledon Championships will be distributed to 620 players who were set to take part at this year’s cancelled tournament, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said. Wimbledon was initially scheduled to be held

Six cricketers to depart for Manchester on Friday

LAHORE: The second group of six cricketers who had tested negative for the coronavirus will depart for Manchester on Friday, 3rd July. The players will travel by the national carrier Pakistan International Airlines to join the tour. The six players

Cricket tour setback

After a five month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan was set to send an extended squad to play a limited series in England. The tour was said to be in ‘bio-secure’ environment with complete safety precautions and many

PCB conducts online fitness tests for cricketers

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started online fitness tests for its centrally contracted players as the country remains under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The fitness assessments of Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Sarfaraz

Babar Azam retains third position in ODI player ranking

DUBAI: Pakistan star batsman Babar Azam has retained the third positing in the latest ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings released on Monday. Babar Azam scored 829 points with an average of 54.17. His highest rating was against New Zealand at

No Pakistani player invited for Asia XI matches in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) would not invite any Pakistani player for two T20 matches scheduled to being held in March to mark the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Bangladeshi board is planning to stage the fixtures

South Africa name six uncapped players for England tests

CAPE TOWN: South Africa have named six uncapped players in their 17-man squad for the first two tests of the four-match series against England under new coach Mark Boucher. Boucher faces a rebuilding job for a side who have lost