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FC Goa rope in promising talent Sanson Pereira for 2 yr

FC Goa rope in promising talent Sanson Pereira for 2 yr

20 Jun 2020 | 6:58 PM

Goa, Jun 20 (UNI) FC Goa on Saturday said they are delighted to announce the arrival of Sanson Pereira on a two year deal.

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Kris Srikkanth lauds Ganguly, calls him a born leader

Kris Srikkanth lauds Ganguly, calls him a born leader

20 Jun 2020 | 6:39 PM

Mumbai, Jun 20 (UNI) Former chief selector Kris Srikkanth has described Sourav Ganguly as a born leader, saying that the current BCCI president was able to form a winning combination and helped 'Team India' inculcate a competitive spirit and inspired them to win overseas.

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Boys have ability to perform at big stage: U-16 coach Bibiano Fernandes

20 Jun 2020 | 5:48 PM

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) India U-16 national team Head Coach Bibiano Fernandes sounded positive about the ‘tough draw’ for India’s campaign in the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020, reiterating his belief in the ability of his boys to perform at the big stage.

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Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for Covid-19

20 Jun 2020 | 5:03 PM

Dhaka, Jun 20 (UNI) Former Bangaldesh captain Mashrafe Morataza has tested postive for Covid-19, his brother Morsalin Mortaza confirmed on Saturday.

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Fans will have access to watch T20 WC live whenever game resumes: CA interim CEO

20 Jun 2020 | 4:40 PM

Melbourne, Jun 20 (UNI) Cricket Australia’s interim CEO Nick Hockley on Saturday sounded confident that if 15 teams can be allowed for the T20 World Cup then fans cannot be denied permission to watch the game live from the stadiums.

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I am perfectly fine and fit : Snehashish Ganguly

20 Jun 2020 | 4:36 PM

Kolkata, Jun 20 (UNI) Cricket Association of Bengal's secretary Snehasish Ganguly, who is also the elder brother of BCCI president Sourav Gagnuly, today said he was perfectly fine and fit "contrary to the fake news doing rounds about his corona infection."
A CAB statement today said: "This is to clarify that CAB Honorary Secretary Snehasish Ganguly is
perfectly fine contrary to the fake news doing rounds about his corona infection."
" I am perfectly healthy and am doing office everyday. The news doing the rounds about my illness is baseless and is not expected in these trying times," said Snehasish Ganguly, a former Ranji trophy player and the elder brother of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly.

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Ex-Bangladesh cricketer Nafees Iqbal tests positive for Covid-19

20 Jun 2020 | 4:15 PM

Dhaka, Jun 20 (UNI) The former Bangladesh cricketer Nafees Iqbal has tested positive for coronavirus.

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India-China border clash: IPL Governing Council to review sponsorship deals

20 Jun 2020 | 3:41 PM

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League has decided to hold a meeting next week to review 'IPL's various sponsorship deals', including the one with Chinese mobile phone company Vivo, the title sponsor of the cash-rich league.

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ICC recognises United Nations World Refugee Day

20 Jun 2020 | 2:57 PM

Dubai, Jun 20 (UNI) The International Cricket Council (ICC) today recognises United Nations
World Refugee Day by releasing a video that celebrates the positive impact that cricket has
had on the lives of displaced people around the world.

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Bengaluru FC sign Brazilian striker Cleiton Silva

20 Jun 2020 | 2:50 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 20 (UNI) Bengaluru FC have signed versatile Brazilian striker Cleiton
Silva on a one-year deal with the club having the option to extend it by another year,
the Blues announced on Saturday.
The 33-year-old, who started his career with Brazilian side Madureira, moved to
Thailand where he spent a better part of the decade playing for Muangthong United
and Suphanburi, apart from stints in Mexico and China.

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Sri Lanka sports ministry launches inquiry into 2011 WC final fixing allegation

19 Jun 2020 | 8:16 PM

Colombo, Jun 19 (UNI) Sri Lanka's sports ministry on Friday ordered a full-scale investigation into former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's allegation that the ICC World Cup 2011 final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed.

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Paul Stirling chosen Ireland vice-captain

19 Jun 2020 | 7:54 PM

Dublin, Jun 19 (UNI) Cricket Ireland on Friday announced opening batsman Paul Stirling as vice-captain for the national side.

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Ravindra Jadeja, probably best fielder in world cricket: Gambhir

Ravindra Jadeja, probably best fielder in world cricket: Gambhir

19 Jun 2020 | 6:10 PM

Mumbai, Jun 19 (UNI) Former India opener Gautam Gambhir believes that all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, probably is the best fielder going around at the moment in the world cricket.

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Indian hockey core probables released on month-long break to prepare for Tokyo Olympics

Indian hockey core probables released on month-long break to prepare for Tokyo Olympics

19 Jun 2020 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Hockey India on Friday announced that the Men and Women's Hockey Core Probables Group who were based at SAI Centre, Bengaluru will be given a month-long break and will be recalled on July 19 to resume sports activities as part of their preparations for the Tokyo Olympic
Games next year.
While the Women's Core Probable Group were in SAI since February for the National Coaching Camp, the Men's Core Group arrived in Bengaluru in the first week of March after notable performance against the World's top three teams Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands respectively in the FIH Hockey Pro League earlier this year.

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Former Bangladesh cricketer Ramchand Goala passes away

Former Bangladesh cricketer Ramchand Goala passes away

19 Jun 2020 | 5:20 PM

Dhaka, Jun 19 (UNI) Ramchand Goala, the former Bangladesh left-arm spinner, passed away on Friday morning at his residence in Mymensingh.

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