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June 2019

Zimbabwe women’s tour of Ireland cancelled due to fund issues

Harare, June 30: Lack of funds in Zimbabwe Cricket's coffers has resulted in the cancellation of its women's team's tour of Ireland. The two teams were supposed to play three one-dayers and three T20 internationals from July 3-14."We received correspondence late this afternoon from Zimbabwe Cricket in which we were informed that due to a funding issue, Zimbabwe Cricket will not be sending their women's team to Ireland," Cricket Ireland (CI) Chief Executive Warren Deutrom said in a statement…

Bairstow, Stokes steal show as England post 337/7 against India

Birmingham, June 30: Slow and steady was once again the route followed by the English batsmen as they started cautiously and set the perfect platform for a late-innings flourish in their must-win game against India at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Sunday.Riding on the back of a brilliant 160-run opening stand between centurion Jonny Bairstow (111) and Jason Roy (66), England finished on 337/7 in their 50 overs. Not to forget the brilliant 54-ball 79 from Ben Stokes at the end of the innings that stole all the…

Karun Nair gets engaged to longtime girlfriend

New Delhi, June 30: Cricketer Karun Nair has announced that he has got engaged to longtime girlfriend Sanaya Takariwala. The 27-year-old, who shot into the limelight in 2016 when he hit a triple century in a Test match against England in Chennai, made the announcement on his social media accounts. "She said 'YES," he said along with a picture of the couple.His fiance also posted pictures of the couple on her Instagram handle. Karun is part of a long list of famous Indian cricketers who have tied the knot in…

Balance keyword for wickets this WC: ICC CEO

Birmingham, June 30: The ongoing edition of the World Cup in England and Wales has seen keen competition between bat and ball with the bowlers giving the batsmen a run for their money and the International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Dave Richardson says the idea has been to avoid preparing batting paradises.Speaking to a select group of media on the sidelines of the India-England game, Richardson said that balance has been the key word when it comes to preparing wickets in this edition of the showpiece event. "We have…

Edgbaston turns blue as ICC delivers ‘One Day for Children’ campaign

Birmingham, June 30: Edgbaston turned blue on Sunday as the ICC Cricket for Good, in partnership with UNICEF, delivered the pinnacle event of the tournament, the 'One Day for Children campaign, with a special celebration at the England versus India World Cup match here.The sell-out fixture will see players from both the world's top ranked one-day sides in special #OneDay4Children branded kit, celebrities and legends of the game participating in unique activations, and fundraising both in the stadium and across…
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