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India vs Eng: After Rishabh Pant, a team India staff member tests Covid positive

London/IBNS: After batsman and wicketkeeper, Rishabh Pant, a staff member of the Indian Test team, currently in England for the five-match Test series, tested positive for COVID-19, according to media reports.

Sprint legend Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur dies of Covid-19 complications

Mohali/IBNS: Indian sprint legend Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur, died of Covid-related complications at a Mohali hospital on Sunday. She was 85.

COVID-19: BCCI to donate 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators

Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian cricket board on Monday announced that it will contribute 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.

EPL clash between Tottenham, Fulham postponed as Coronavirus cases found

Moscow/UNI: Tottenham Hotspur's match against London rivals Fulham became the third game to be postponed this season, after a significant uptick in positive Covid-19 cases at the Fulham club, the English Premier League Board, which administers football games in England’s top flight, said Wednesday.

PSG announce three more COVID-19 cases, six in total

Paris/Xinhua: Three more Paris Saint-Germain players tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of infected within the squad to six.

One more CSK player tests positive for Covid-19 in Dubai

Dubai/Chennai/IBNS: A second Chennai Super Kings (CSK) player has tested positive for Covid-19 after a T20 specialist pacer tested positive along with ten other members of the contingent in Dubai, said media reports.

Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat said on Friday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 but is asymptomatic.

ICC Men's CWC Challenge League A postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dubai/IBNS: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the second event of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

UP minister and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan dies of Covid-19

Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: Former India cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Home Guard Minister Chetan Chauhan, who was detected Covid-19 positive last month, died at the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Sunday following multiple organ failures. He was 73.

New Zealand Cricket board confident of hosting four countries during upcoming summer

Auckland/UNI: New Zealand Cricket CEO David White on Tuesday said that the board is confident of hosting Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies during the upcoming summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Brazilian Serie A match postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Brasilia/Xinhua: Sao Paulo's opening match of the Brazilian Serie A season at Goias was postponed on Monday after the hosts reported 10 positive coronavirus cases.

Second test clears 6 Pakistan cricketers of COVID-19

Islamabad/UNI: Six of the 10 Pakistan cricketers who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 have tested negative for the same after they all underwent a second test, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday.

Mohammad Hafeez, six other Pakistani cricketers test COVID-19 positive

Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday confirmed that seven players and a player support personnel from a total of 35 have tested positive for Covid-19.  

Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mashref Mortaza tests Covid-19 positive

Dhaka/IBNS/UNI: Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mashref Bin Mortaza has tested positive for coronavirus becoming the second high-profile cricketer after former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, to get infected by the contagion.

Bengal cricket team selector tests positive for Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengal cricket team selector Sagarmoy Sensharma has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19, said Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Abhishek Dalmiya on Friday, media reports said.