So, should they excel in England, let no one who only pays attention to cricket when it's played in a handful of nations tell you they were a bolt from the blue. With the coronavirus pandemic and the crowd-free venues in which the series will be played, the setting is such as never quite seen before in England. But if Afridi and Shah manage to summon up the spirit of legends gone by, there will be many in Pakistan rejoicing at the return of something they have always recognised. "We've seen this happen before," they might wistfully whisper to ten- and seven-year old kids who finally realise those tales were true after all. … [Read more...] about Will this be the summer of Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi?
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"We need to develop the culture of girl's football at the club level as well as school and college level. Participation of girls in football have significantly grown in Delhi in the last few years and with new competitions more girls will be encouraged to play football which was not the case when I started to play football in Delhi," said Dalima. … [Read more...] about Hosting U-17 World Cup can transform women’s game in country: FIFA official
"I have seen the remarks made by these two players on the show in print today," Rai wrote on Thursday. "Very crass. No apology can cover it. I had asked Diana [Edulji] to suggest penalty because I had not seen the clip. I think we need to give both of them a two-match suspension." … [Read more...] about Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul likely to be suspended
"The important thing is the road you walk and the people who accompany you, not the destination to which you take, because that with work and effort, comes alone and I think I can say, without hesitation, that has been the road and destination dreamed," Casillas wrote on his social media page accounts while confirming his decision to call it quits. … [Read more...] about Spain and Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas announces retirement
"So knowing that that works, and that we have had success with it, does fill everyone with a lot of confidence. Of course, Ben being able to bowl is huge for the team, and it shows how pivotal he is to the balance of the side, but if he's not fit then we have other options, and a number of guys putting in fantastic performances, especially our seamers." … [Read more...] about England wait on Ben Stokes’ bowling fitness after delaying final team