‘IPL is the best conducted T20 league,’ says Sivaramakrishnan

“BCCI is still waiting for the ICC to decide on what they are going to do. And the IPL, people talk about money and money, but it’s also not only money that the BCCI gets, players get, the respective countries’ cricket boards get. The young generation is being forgotten,” Sivaramakrishnan said. 

ICC T20 World Cup: CA ready to open gates to crowd if the tournament takes place

“My approach throughout my entire career has been to focus on doing the best job I can with what I’ve been tasked with, and the future will look after itself. And I’ll continue the same approach. “That’s (T20 World Cup) been a real priority over the last 48 hours. We’re reasonably well progressed and we […]

With no crowds, T20 World Cup doesn’t make any financial sense to Australia; IPL 2020 better option: Murali Kartik

The left-arm spinner, who has played 46 international matches for India, believes that in this scenario, the IPL is a better option financially. “This is something which I’m given to understand that even if IPL doesn’t have people coming in, which is into the stadiums, I think that money is offset by the broadcast money […]

PCB chief says he does not see T20 World Cup happening later this year in Australia

Mani said even if the event is held, it will be in a bio-bubble environment, including empty stadiums. “Having a bio-bubble environment is feasible for say a bilateral series like Pakistan in England, but it is very difficult when 16 teams are involved,” the PCB chief added.

CRAIG BROWN: A rock ‘n’ roll blast from Glasto’s past… 50 years of our favourite festival (part 1)

‘It was most impertinent and objectionable behaviour,’ Hailsham recalled in his autobiography, Prime Minister In All But Name. ‘The man clearly had no idea that he was dealing with someone who had played handbells with George Formby, when he debuted at the Isle of Man Festival in 1950 — but, then again, these American long-hairs […]

NBCUniversal News Group Chairman Cesar Conde Sets Goal Of 50% Diverse Workforce

He said that the goal is for 50% of the news organization employees be women and 50% of their total workforce be people of color, with plans to boost recruitment and education programs and to invest in more documentaries and investigative content focusing on communities of color. The 50% goal is long term, with no exact […]

Sourav Ganguly: Top Ten-10 International Knocks

This came in the third ODI against the hosts – two years after creating history at the same venue against the same team. Ganguly once again showed why he is rated as one of the best limited-overs cricketers. It was a gritty 90 off 114 balls from the India skipper. His inning was laced with […]

Column: How the FBI and the Los Angeles Times destroyed a young actress’ life 50 years ago

On its 50th anniversary, the story seems every bit as tragic as it was at the time, but also relevant again. This was an example, after all, of what can happen when unbridled power rests in the hands of irresponsible officials. It’s about the accountability and influence of the media, and the danger of dishonest, […]

Over 50% affluent household ‘profoundly impacted’ by Covid-19

NEW DELHI: A study focussing on the post-Covid perceptions of the affluent consumer segment on how they are likely to prioritise their household spending in the immediate future, has found that although over 50 per cent households are “profoundly impacted.”The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the collateral damage, current and anticipated, have had a […]

Coronavirus infections hit ONE MILLION worldwide after cases double in a week as pandemic explodes in the US and death tolls continue to rise in UK, Italy and Spain – with over 50,000 now dead

Experts have been conflicted since the beginning of the outbreak about whether the true number of people who are infected is significantly higher than the official numbers of recorded cases. Some people are expected to have such mild symptoms that they never even realise they are ill unless they’re tested, so only the more serious […]