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May 2020

India ‘really preparing well’ for T20 World Cup: Jasprit Bumrah

London , June 1 (ANI): Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah said the team was 'really preparing well' the T20 World Cup and had a 'fair number of T20 games' ahead of the tournament as per the original schedule which has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.Bumrah was speaking to Ian Bishop and Shaun Pollock on the ICC's video series Inside Out interviews."We were really preparing well for it. We had a lot of T20 games before the World Cup as per the old schedule. If everything had been on plan, we would have had the IPL (Indian…

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva alternative to shine ball when cricket resumes

London , June 1 (ANI): Raising concerns over being unable to shine the ball with saliva when cricket resumes, Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah said he wants an alternative to maintaining the ball as the restriction poses difficulties for the bowlers.Bumrah was speaking to Ian Bishop and Shaun Pollock on the ICC's video series Inside Out interviews."I was not much of a hugger anyway! And not a high-five person as well, so that doesn't trouble me a lot. The only thing that interests me is the saliva bit. I don't know what…

ECB ‘extremely heartened’ after govt gives go-ahead for resumption of professional sports

London , June 1 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Sunday welcomed the UK government's go-ahead for the resumption of professional sports behind closed doors saying that it is 'extremely heartened' by the announcement. Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Oliver Dowden on Saturday announced government health and safety guidance for elite athletes and professional sportspeople to return to competition behind closed doors from June 1, ESPN Cricinfo reported.ECB took to Twitter to write:…

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund thrash SC Paderborn by 6-1

Paderborn , June 1 (ANI): Borussia Dortmund registered a massive 6-1 victory over SC Paderborn in the ongoing Bundesliga here on Sunday.After being beaten by the top-placed club Bayern Munich on May 26, Borussia Dortmund made a stunning comeback to pick up their third victory in the last four games since the resumption of the league.The first half witnessed a tough competition between both the side as no club managed to take a lead. However, Borussia Dortmund came out furiously in the second half to thrash their…

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs meeting today at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg

New Delhi , June 1 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) meeting will be held on Monday at the Prime Minister's residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi. This meeting assumes significance as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines for phased re-opening of "all activities outside containment zones for the next one month beginning June 1". (ANI)
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