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No Spectators For India VS South Africa ODIs Says BCCI

On Thursday, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) made an announcement regarding the second and third ODIs between India and South Africa. The BCCI said that both the matches would be played behind closed doors.

The BCCI’s decision on cricket in India

The first ODI between India and South Africa was abandoned on Thursday. It was to be played in Dharamshala. The second ODI will be in Lucknow and final match will be played on March 18 at Eden Gardens in Calcutta.

The BCCI said that it was working closely with the sports and health ministry and that it was making every effort to ensure safety of the players and fans. It said that the decision was taken after discussing things with the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MYAS) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW). It further said that the board would make every effort for compliance with the regulatory bodies.

The sports ministry issued advisory for organizations

After WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the sports ministry quickly issued an advisory to all national sports federations including the BCCI. It asked the federations to avoid making … Read the rest

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Maharashtra Health Minister Wants IPL To Be Postponed

The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra banned the ticket sales for the first match of the 2020 Indian Premier League. The match is between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings and it is scheduled for March 29.

Maharashtra imposes ban on ticket sale of IPL match

It is to avoid gathering of a large number of people amid the spread of coronavirus in the country. The 13th season of IPL will start on March 29 and continue till May 24 in the country. But Mumbai went into high alert when its total count of COVID-19 patients reached 7. Recently two persons tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra.

Health Minister of Maharashtra on the ticket sale ban

Rajesh Tope, the Health Minister of Maharashtra, said that the government cold consider postponing the IPL because of the coronavirus threat that had already killed over 3,000 people worldwide. He said large gatherings pose a greater risk of coronavirus spread. He informed the media persons that discussions were held in the official circle whether to postpone the IPL. He further said that a decision regarding IPL would be made shortly.

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UEFA Champions League: Atalanta Joins The List Of Debutant Quarter-Finalists

Atalanta is the latest in joining the select list of debutants reaching the last eight in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. And here are the other clubs that made to the UEFA Champions League on their first entry in the European Cup.

Leicester City: 2016/17 quarter-finalists

The cup won the Premier League title in 2015/16 and it kept its squad intact for the European cup. It was the fourth European campaign for the club. In the earlier three attempts, it didn’t go after the first round.

Málaga: 2012/13 quarter-finals

The club received the fourth-place finish in the 2011/12 Liga but a subsequent budget cut stripped the team of players like Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal ahead of the 2012/13 campaign.

Villarreal: 2005/06 semi-finals

It was Pellegrini that lifted the fortunes of the club in 2004 and also during the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. The club continued to be European regulars but Pellegrini moved on leaving the club to fight alone in 2011/12.

Deportivo La Coruña: 2000/01 quarter-finals

The club was one of the top Spanish clubs during 1990s and 1999/2000. During this time, it also won … Read the rest

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Real Madrid lose the game last week by 2-1 at Real Betis

The famous Football player, Real Madrid lose the game last week at Real Betis due to grip loose. Hence, they capitulated the first spot in La Liga to Barcelona.

Whereas the former Barca pushed onward Cristian Tello and snatched the goal, later on, he saw his old team has received the goal and regain their position in the race.

Now Real Madrid is second with 56 points after the 27 matches. Just after the Barca, two-beat with 1-0 on Saturday to restore their spot after a week 2-0 at Bernabeu.

After the 40 minutes of confusion, Betis has gone back to the game. This occurred, he was alleged with a penalty when Sergio bumped into Nabir, but the ball was landed on the feet of defender who scoured it into the roof over the net.

Hence after, Brazilian team happiness extremely gets worsen when they were punished for dainty Marcelo. The area and the place of Karim converted, his seven goals so far in the first matches.

In the half time, the Captain of Betis missed the open goal and the Madrid made a shot … Read the rest

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Australian Bowler Surrenders Before Indian Opening Pair

Megan Schutt, the top pacer of Australia, said she didn’t want to bowl to Shefali Verma and Smriti Mandhana ahead of the final showdown in the ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup against India.

Australian bowler quakes before Indian batswomen

Schutt remembers the very first over of the tri-series last month. She was knocked by a boundary on the first ball followed by a sixer by Mandhana. It was the most expensive over as the Indian pair made 16 runs in the opening over of the tournament. And in the words of Schutt, that six was the biggest one on her ball.

T20I career economy of Schutt

The Australian pacer has an impressive economy of 5.98 and the economy increases to 6.93 against India. Her wickets also cost more against India that others. Her career figure of wickets is 15.68 but when it comes to bowl to Women in Blue, this figure goes up to 24.66.

The 27-year-old pacer gave a stunning performance in the rain hit match against South Africa. She dispatched two SA batswomen for 17 runs and helped her team to reach final. But she is in denial … Read the rest

Umpires Appointed For India VS Australia Final Match

The umpires and officials for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 to be played on Women’s Day have been appointed. Kim Cotton and Ahsan Raza will stand as on-field umpires for the final. The final match will be played between India and Australia.

Selection of umpires and officials

The selections were made on the conclusion of the semi-finals in Australia. Kim Cotton, the New Zealand umpire, will be joined Ahsan Raza, a Pakistani umpire. It is the first time that the 42-year-old Cotton will take charge of the women’s T20 World Cup final. He also stood in the semi-final match between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Ahsan Raza has experience of ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 final played between India and Australia. Also, he was selected for the semi-final between India and England.

Supporting umpires

Gregory Brathwaite of West Indies will be the TV umpire for the historic final match between India and Australia in Melbourne. Langton Rusere of Zimbabwe will be the fourth-umpire while Chris Broad of England is made match referee. Rusere was on-field official for 2018 … Read the rest