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IPL teams taking their own net bowlers to UAE

13 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI Indian Premier League (IPL) teams are planning to take their own practice bowlers to the United Arab Emirates as the bio-secure 'bubble' surrounding the Twenty20 tournament prevents them from using local cricketers, franchise officials told Reuters.

Cricket-IPL teams taking their own net bowlers to UAE

13 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI, Aug 13 Indian Premier League (IPL) teams are planning to take their own practice bowlers to the United Arab Emirates as the bio-secure 'bubble' surrounding the Twenty20 tournament prevents them from using local cricketers, franchise officials told Reuters.

Cricket: Dhoni's IPL team expects him to play until 2022

12 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Indian Premier League (IPL) team expects him to play until the 2022 edition of the Twenty20 league even as speculation is rife about the enigmatic 39-year-old's international future.

IPL gets government nod for UAE, invites new title sponsor

10 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI India's cricket board (BCCI) has received government permission to stage this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates, the league's chairman Brijesh Patel told Reuters on Monday.

Cricket: India's Kaur rues WBBL clash but bullish about T20 Challenge

07 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI India captain Harmanpreet Kaur says the rearranged Women's T20 Challenge will come as a much-needed boost for the game after the COVID-19 shutdown, though the scheduling clash with the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) in Australia is not ideal.

Vivo pulls 2020 IPL sponsorship amid China backlash

06 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI China's Vivo will not be the title sponsor of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Vivo withdraws IPL sponsorship, sources say, amid China backlash

06 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI China's Vivo has pulled out as title sponsor of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Cricket-Vivo withdraws IPL sponsorship, sources say, amid China backlash

06 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Aug 6 China's Vivo has pulled out as title sponsor of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Players' body urges ICC to address contract breaches, non-payment

03 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI A third of international male cricketers have not been paid or suffered breaches of contract from events regulated by the global governing body or its member nations, the international players' federation said on Monday.

MLB looking for Indians to trade willow for ash

31 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Baseball is one of several sports seeking a slice of the huge Indian market and its similarity with cricket, often called a religion in the country of 1.4 billion, could give it a head start, Major League Baseball (MLB) officials hope.

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