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newscricket3 hours ago

PCB agrees to an in-principle broadcast deal with Sony Sports India

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has agreed to a three-year broadcast deal, in principle, with Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) to show Pakistan home matches and PSL in India. In 2019. DSport showed the PSL in India but stopped midway after the Pulwama attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Reports | Sony pictures brag rights for Pakistan home games; PSL to also be broadcasted

Sony Pictures Network have reportedly agreed in principle a three-year deal with the Pakistan Cricket Board to telecast all home games of the Pakistan national team, and also the Pakistan Super League (PSL). It is believed that Sony could start showing matches starting from the South Africa series.
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newscricketa day ago

SL vs ENG | Our batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root, claims Mickey Arthur 

Sri Lankan head coach Mickey Arthur owned up the defeat at the hands of England and stated that he ain't the one to make excuses, suggesting that the batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root. He also praised the first Test centurion Lahiru Thirimanne, who he feels has a very good technique.
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newscricketa day ago

ENG vs SL | Was nice to answer critics by converting and getting a big one, expresses Joe Root

England skipper Joe Root, who was named Man of the Match in the first Test for his double ton, expressed that he was pleased to answer critics by scoring big, after having not scored a century in 15 innings. Root’s 228 in the first innings helped England to a convincing 7-wicket win in Galle.
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newscricket2 days ago

SL vs ENG | Moeen Ali joins England's bubble after recovering from COVID-19

There are reasons for optimism in England camp as Moeen Ali has recovered from Covid-19 and has tested negative to join the English bio-bubble at the tea on the third day's play of the first Test in Galle. Moeen is unlikely to play even in the second Test but he might be fit for the India tour.
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newscricket3 days ago

PAK vs SA | South Africa replace Marco Jansen with Ottniel Baartman for Pakistan tour

Cricket South Africa have made a sudden last-minute change to replace Ottniel Baartman with Warriors' seamer Marco Jansen for medical reasons. Although the exact cause is not written in the CSA press release, it was confirmed that it was for medical reasons and not related to COVID-19.
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newscricket4 days ago

PAK vs SA | Pakistan axe Mohammad Abbas and Shan Masood for Tests; Hasan Ali gets recall

In the aftermath of the grim showing in New Zealand, PCB have axed the misfiring trio of Mohammad Abbas, Shan Masood and Haris Sohail for the two-match Test series against South Africa next month. While Haris Rauf has received a surprise call-up, the long-forgotten Hasan Ali has been recalled.
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newscricket4 days ago

BAN vs WI | Hayden Walsh Jr. tests positive for Covid-19; kept in isolation

Windies’ Hayden Walsh Jr. has tested positive for Covid-19 upon arriving in Bangladesh, and will miss the three-match ODI series that will commence on January 20. Walsh Jr. has been kept in isolation, but the series will go ahead after the rest of the Windies players returned a negative result.
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newscricket5 days ago

BAN vs WI | Clive Lloyd writes heartfelt motivational letter to rookie West Indies players

Former WI skipper Clive Lloyd has written a heartfelt letter to the rookie Windies players who will be travelling to Bangladesh, motivating them to showcase their talent and grab the golden opportunity. Lloyd drew parallels between his own situation in 1966 when he received an unexpected call-up.
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newscricket5 days ago

Wasn't allowed to coach South Africa as they didn't want more white consultants, reveals Jacques Kallis

One of the greatest all-rounders of the game, Jacques Kallis has revealed that he couldn't stay in the Proteas side as they couldn't take more white consultants. Kallis is currently helping England cricket team in the role of the batting consultant for their ongoing tour of Sri Lanka.
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