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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"But you look at how he's performed with the bat alone, and what you can do in the field, it's quite evident that he poses a huge threat against any side at the moment. The runs he's scored, the way he's playing, and the different methods that you can play as well. … [Read more...] about England wait on Ben Stokes’ bowling fitness after delaying final team
Women's football can only develop if it got "equal opportunity" like the men and Sweden's U-23 national coach Yvonne Ekroth said a level playing field was the only way forward. That women needed to create space for themselves in both administration and coaching was emphasised by Lauren Duncan, the manager of the national team of South Africa. … [Read more...] about Hosting U-17 World Cup can transform women’s game in country: FIFA official
Meanwhile, Amitabh Choudhary, the BCCI's acting secretary, said that both players should be suspended "immediately"*. Choudhary had been asked to weigh in with his opinion by Edulji, the second half of the CoA. According to Choudhary, any enquiry that be conducted would need to be done as per the BCCI constitution. "Legally, the inquiry can be conducted only in accordance with the provisions of the registered constitution and not sought to be done by an 'independent committee'," Choudhury said in his e-mail to the CoA. … [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