Amlan Chakraborty

Cricket: World Test Championship final on schedule, says ICC

13 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI The final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) remains on course to be held in June next year despite the disruption caused to the qualifying process by the COVID-19 pandemic, cricket's governing body told Reuters on Tuesday.

IPL launches probe after player reports corrupt approach

04 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI The Indian Premier League (IPL) has launched an investigation after one of the players in this year's tournament in the United Arab Emirates reported being approached for possible corruption, the league's integrity chief told Reuters on Sunday.

Cricket: 'Racism is real', Sammy urges cricket to do better

10 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy has urged cricket's governing bodies to treat racism more seriously and pay it the same attention they give to upholding the integrity of the game.

IPL franchises see glass half-full despite financial hit from COVID-19

31 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI The Indian Premier League's eight teams are counting the cost of COVID-19's impact on their finances but having faced the prospect of the tournament being wiped out by the pandemic this year they are taking a 'glass half-full' view of the situation.

Expectant father Virat Kohli likely to travel to Australia - source

28 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI India captain Virat Kohli is likely to travel to Australia later this year despite his wife expecting their first child in January, a key Indian cricket board (BCCI) official told Reuters on Friday.

Sportradar's troll patrol can be as effective as betting detection tool -Krannich

28 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI Sportradar AG's new service to protect athletes from social media abuse can be as effective as its tool to detect betting-related manipulations in sports, a top official of the Swiss sports data provider told Reuters.

Bulk no burden for West Indies spinner Cornwall

24 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI At 6'6" and 140kg, Rahkeem Cornwall would struggle to fit into anyone's perception of what a modern day cricketer should look like but the West Indies off-spinner says he knows exactly how to get the best out of his big frame on the pitch.

IPL bio-bubble to keep corrupt bookies at bay, says integrity chief

21 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI Staging this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) in a bio-secure bubble will at least make it harder for illegal gambling rings to approach players, the man in charge of safeguarding the world's richest Twenty20 competition told Reuters.

UAE board hopeful of fan presence in IPL matches

20 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI The Emirati organisers of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) are hopeful of at least some fan presence in the stands during the matches, a top official told Reuters.

Let there be light - ICC panel likely to discuss rules

17 Aug 2020

NEW DELHI The International Cricket Council (ICC) is likely to discuss test cricket's bad light rules which have been criticised during the ongoing England v Pakistan series, a source in the governing body told Reuters on Monday.

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