Last Updated: 10 Apr 2020 07:36 AM

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  • Didn't pick fights with Kohli to keep him quiet, not to save IPL contracts: Paine

    Australian cricket team didn't want to unnecessarily provoke Virat Kohli but his predecessor Michael Clarke's claims of players being scared to sledge the Indian captain in order to protect their IPL deals is far from the truth, said current Test skipper Tim Paine. He rubbished Clarke's claims that his team "sucked up" to Kohli for fat deals with IPL franchises.

  • In this situation, IPL by April 15 seems not possible: Shukla

    Citing the prevailing situation in the country amid coronavirus pandemic, former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday said that it is impossible to start the 13th edition of the IPL after April 15. The IPL was postponed till April 15 in the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. "..our priority is to fight coronavirus and save people," said Shukla.

  • Didn't mind if I died while batting: Richards on not using helmets

    "The passion for the game I felt was such that I wouldn't mind dying playing something that I love. If this is what I chose and I go down here, what better way is there to go," said West Indies batting great Viv Richards on a podcast with former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. Richards said that he felt inspired by athletes who put their lives on the line.

  • Pat Cummins up for playing IPL behind closed doors

    Australian pace bowling star Pat Cummins says he is prepared to play in the Indian Premier League behind closed doors as it would restore a degree of "normality" into daily life during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Shoaib Malik and Ramiz Raja engage in war of words after retirement remark

    A war of words has broken out between former Pakistan captain-turned-commentator Ramiz Raja and veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik after the former called for senior players to retire gracefully from international cricket. Malik and Mohammad Hafeez apparently took offence to a recent interview where Ramiz advised the two senior cricketers to retire gracefully from international cricket.

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