Australia confirms England tour, Maxwell returns to squad

Published On: August 14, 2020 02:20 PM NPT By: Reuters

MELBOURNE, Aug 14:  Australia confirmed on Friday next month’s limited-overs tour of England, boosting the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) bid to navigate past a financial crisis brought by the novel coronavirus.

Pakistan look to profit from wasteful England in second test

Published On: August 13, 2020 07:33 PM NPT By: Reuters

SOUTHAMPTON, Aug 13: Pakistan opener Abid Ali will hope to profit from the lives gifted to him by a sloppy England side after steering the tourists to 62 for one at lunch on the opening day of the second test at the Rose Bowl on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: All the players of Nepal’s National Football Team have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Asia's World Cup qualifiers postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

Published On: August 12, 2020 01:31 PM NPT By: Reuters

QATAR, Aug 12: Qualifying matches in Asia for the 2022 Qatar World Cup have been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, world governing body FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation said in a statement on Wednesday.

Karate’s Olympic preparation put off

Published On: August 12, 2020 10:13 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The ongoing training of Karate players as part of preparation for Olympic to be organized in Japan’s capital, Tokyo, has been put off.

MADRID, Aug 10: Atletico Madrid’s fears of further disruption to their trip to the Champions League ‘Final Eight’ tournament in Lisbon have been eased after the rest of the squad tested negative for COVID-19, following two positives the previous day.

England lose Burns early after being set 277 for victory

Published On: August 8, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER, Aug 8: England lost opener Rory Burns before lunch as they set about their 277-run chase for victory on day four of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Pope posts 62 but England labour in first test against Pakistan

Published On: August 7, 2020 07:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Aug 7: Ollie Pope scored a second successive half-century but could not push on as England moved to 159 for five at lunch on day three of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday.

Vivo pulls 2020 IPL sponsorship amid China backlash

Published On: August 6, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Aug 6: China’s Vivo will not be the title sponsor of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Pakistan's Babar punishes sloppy England in first test

Published On: August 6, 2020 01:24 PM NPT By: Republica

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Aug 6: Babar Azam struck a fluent unbeaten half-century as Pakistan closed a rain-shorted first day of the first test against England on 139 for two at a gloomy and wet Old Trafford on Wednesday.