Hardik Pandya is upbeat about returning to full swing with the ball for the T20 World Cup in October and wants to make sure "I bowl in all the games." Battling with a lower-back issue since the 2019 Asia Cup, Pandya has not been bowling regularly for a while now.
The year 2021 has given Chetan Sakariya some of his most cherished memories. But it has also taken away the pillars of his life. In February, his younger brother died by suicide days before the IPL auction. In May, soon after Sakariya impressed in his maiden stint with the Rajasthan Royals, he saw his father succumb to Covid-19.
Hanuma Vihari drives Gareth Copley / © Getty Images In April, while the IPL was on, Hanuma Vihari played three County Championship matches for Warwickshire, scoring 100 runs in six innings at an average of 16.66, with one half-century. But he still made headlines in India - for his efforts to help people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Virat Kohli believes that mental health management will become "a norm of the future" alongside the physical workload management that is already prevalent in cricket. The India captain said he doesn't want a situation where his players fall away for a lack of space to express their issues.
David Warner says witnessing families in India cremating their loved ones on the street as the cricket team boarded their tour bus was 'terrifying'
A contingent of 37 Australian were in India for the IPL as Covid wave hit in 2021 The Australians were evacuated to quarantine in the Maldives before returning David Warner says before they left they witnessed funeral pyres in the streets Commentator Michael Hussey caught Covid and recovered after being treated
As the Indian cricket board seeks to complete this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates, it appears to have accepted that the UAE leg may not feature several of the league's star foreign players. The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India was staring at a $270 million loss in revenue when the IPL was suspended last month after several players and backroom staff tested positive for COVID-19.
Thirty-six wickets in six Test matches at an average of 13.27. Kyle Jamieson was, arguably, the story of New Zealand's last home summer, taking wickets for fun, which culminated in a bumper IPL contract worth INR 15 crore (USD 2 million approx. ).
Shakib Al Hasan will not get a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the BCB to take part in the remainder of IPL 2021 for the Kolkata Knight Riders, most likely in September-October this year. Board president Nazmul Hassan has pointed to Bangladesh's busy international schedule in that period in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in India in October-November, but could well be shifted to the UAE keeping in mind the Covid-19 situation in India.
Wring out the old, ring in the new Getty Images BCCI's top brass, led by board secretary Jay Shah, reached Dubai via a charter flight on Monday to finalise plans for the remainder of the 2021 IPL as well as discuss the probability of the UAE hosting the men's T20 World Cup this October-November.
Cricket Australia has yet to start discussions over whether players will be able to head back to the IPL when the tournament resumes in the UAE later this year as those who had returned from the suspended competition completed their quarantine in Sydney on Monday. The cohort of Australians - players, commentators, coaches and match officials - endured a long journey home when the tournament was halted earlier this month, having to travel via a stay in the Maldives due to Australia's border being closed to arrivals from India, before a BCCI-chartered flight brought them back when restrictions were partly lifted.
About 160,000 people have died in India since April 1 The World Cup is due to be held in India from October but it is also at risk from the pandemic threat NEW DELHI: The Indian Premier League, suspended as a new coronavirus wave hit India, will be finished in the United Arab Emirates in September and October, India’s national cricket board said Saturday.
The Indian Premier League is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates during September and October, tournament organisers announced on Saturday. The IPL was postponed in early May after a number of players tested positive for Covid-19, and there remain 31 matches in the season still to play.
(Reuters) - The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was suspended earlier this month, will be completed in the United Arab Emirates in September and October, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) said on Saturday. The BCCI said in a statement that they had asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) for more time to make a call on whether India would be able to host the Twenty20 World Cup in October and November.
The IPL was postponed in early May after a number of players tested positive for Covid-19, and there are 31 matches of the season still to be played; new dates not expected to clash with England's Test series against India. The Indian Premier League is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates during September and October, tournament organisers announced on Saturday.
There remain 31 matches in the season still to play, with the likes of England’s Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan attached to IPL clubs. The Indian Premier League is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates during September and October, tournament organisers announced on Saturday.
The tournament was suspended this month in light of the Covid-19 situation in India The Indian Premier League is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates during September and October, tournament organisers announced on Saturday. The IPL was postponed in early May after a number of players tested positive for Covid-19, and there are 31 matches in the season still to be played.
The BCCI has announced that it will conduct the remainder of the 2021 IPL in September and October this year in the UAE. The decision was taken at a special general body meeting on Saturday. The BCCI also decided to "seek an extension" from the ICC "to take an appropriate call" on hosting the men's T20 World Cup, originally scheduled in India between mid-October and November 14.