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Why Players Are Pulling Out Of IPL 2021 Ahead Of Season?

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play without Josh Hazlewood this season as the Australian pacer has decided to pull off from IPL 2021 to spend time with his family. He has a very busy season ahead and he wants to spend the coming winter months with his family.

What excuses did Josh Hazlewood give for missing IPL 2021?

He said that it had been a long 10 months into bubbles and quarantine at different times, so he decided to take a rest from cricket and spent some time at home for the next two months. Cricket.com.au quoted Hazlewood as saying that he wanted time to prepare for the upcoming tournaments. Australia will play with the West Indies and Bangladesh T20 tour at the end of the winter season in Australia.

MS Dhoni led CSK has won IPL title in 2010, 2011, and 2018, but it finished seventh in the 2020 season. This year, CSK was quite hopeful of winning the title this year as it has all the top bowlers including Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Lungi Ngidi, Dwayne Bravo, and Josh Hazlewood. But Hazlewood has withdrawn from the IPL 2021.… Read the rest

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Cricket Fans Wish Happy Birthday To Rohit Sharma

Today is the 33rd birthday of the vice-captain of limited over cricket team and the opening batsman of India Rohit Sharma. He is one of the few crickets that have made an important place in Indian cricket team and left an indelible mark on the cricket.

Born on April 30, 1987 in Bansod in Nagpur, Maharashtra, Rohit Sharma is considered a first-class batsman in limited over matches. An excellent captain in limited over cricket, Rohit Sharma is still not confirmed in the Test team.

Achievements of Rohit Sharma

• Rohit Sharma is the only batsman to score more than 150+ runs eight times in the world. He also broke the records of Sachin Tendulkar and David Warner.

• He became the first batsman to hit 400 sixes in all the three formats of cricket.

• In 2019 World Cup, Rohit Sharma made 5 centuries in the entire tournament and became the first batsman to hold achievement.

• Rohit Sharma entered the elite club of cricketers that scored a century in all three formats of cricket. He is third Indian to enter the club with Suresh … Read the rest

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IPL 2020 Will Commence On April 15

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been postponed to April 15 from March 29 due to coronavirus scare. The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) released a statement regarding postponement of IPL.

BCCI statement

The statement reads that the decision to postpone IPL is taken as a precautionary measure as COVID-19 is now become a pandemic. But the statement should be read with the announcement that the Delhi government make about coronavirus. It said that that the government won’t allow any sporting activity in the capital due to health crisis.

The statement further reads that the board is sensitive towards public health and all its stakeholder. Also, it will take all necessary steps to ensure that all people including cricketers and fans remain safe from the virus. The board will work with all concerned ministries and authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia made announcement

Manish Sisodia said that the gatherings of over 200 people at sporting events or conferences won’t be allowed until further notice. The restrictions on large gatherings were put for the purpose of prevention of COVID-19 epidemic. India has … Read the rest

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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