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    South Africa Yet to Decide on Faf du Plessis' Successor as Test Captain

    Cricket South Africa's (CSA) acting director of cricket Graeme Smith says they are yet to begin brainstorming over who takes over the national team's Test captaincy after Faf du Plessis. Du Plessis stepped down from the role after presiding over three straight series defeats - two of them at home - and was also replaced as the limited-overs captain following a poor ODI...

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    Bhuvneshwar Kumar Deeply Thankful To COVID Heroes; Strongly Advocates PM-CARES Donations

    Team India speedster Bhuvneshwar Kumar conveyed his 'deepest gratitude' to the medical and social workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 battle and appealed to the people to support them by making donations. Sportspersons across India have donated generously to the relief funds - both the PM-CARES fund and the CM's relief funds of their...

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    Jos Buttler to auction World Cup 2019 final shirt to raise funds for Covid-19 fight

    England's World Cup-winning star Jos Buttler has auctioned his Three Lions shirt to help the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. Buttler said the fund raised from the auction will be used towards providing life-saving equipment to help those affected during the novel coronavirus outbreak. Jos Buttler took to social media to announce the campaign and tagged the likes...

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    Players Need Six Weeks Before Any Tour, Says Cricket South Africa Director Graeme Smith

    The South African team will require six weeks of preparation before embarking on any tours, Cricket South Africa's acting director of cricket, Graeme Smith, said on Tuesday. With South Africa in official lockdown until April 16 because of Covid-19, Smith said in a video media conference that the players needed to take responsibility for maintaining their...

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    South Africa's Devon Conway cleared to play for New Zealand

    By IANS JOHANNESBURG: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that South Africa-born batsman Devon Conway, who plays for Wellington, will be eligible to play for New Zealand from August 28. Conway, who left Johannesburg in September 2017 to make a career in New Zealand, has been granted an "exceptional circumstance dispensation" by the ICC, which means he can...

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    [VIDEO] After Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed accepts Pakistan Test skipper Azhar Ali's pushup challenge

    The novel coronavirus has paved way for sports calendar of the 2020 season to a grinding halt. From the Indian Premier League (IPL) to the Pakistan Super League (IPL) every major cricketing spectacle across all circuits has been either postponed or cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak that turned into a pandemic in no time. In the light...

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    Tim Paine Says It's A No-brainer That Bangladesh Tour Won't Happen Due To COVID-19

    Tim Paine has been leading the Australian Test side really well in the last couple of years with the only series loss coming against India in the 2018-19 season. Under his reign, the Aussies retained the Ashes on English soil for the first time since 2001 after which they have defeated the likes of Pakistan and New Zealand at home. They could have continued their...

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    Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma And Other Indian Cricketers Donate To Narendra Modi's PM CARES Fund

    idesCovid-19 has done to the world what no one was possible - it has paused life as everyone knew it. As India and the world get used to this new normal, the human tragedy of this pandemic is incomprehensible. Besides the number of deaths that coronavirus has caused, countless people, especially the poorest of the poor,...

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    Coronavirus: Dalai Lama donates to PM-CARES Fund, extends support to govt efforts to combat coronavirus

    PTI, The Dalai Lama has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his support to the measures being taken by India, within the country and among SAARC nations, to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The Tibetan spiritual leader also made a donation from his trust to the PM CARES Fund, created to enable people to contribute...

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