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Federer becomes highest-paid athlete in Forbes list

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3 million in the last 12 months, including $100 million via…

ECB eye ‘gold standard’ bio-secure environments for international cricket resumption

PLANNING AHEAD ECB is looking for grounds with hotels as part of the venue to ensure safety of all involved. © Getty The ECB is aiming to deliver "gold standard" bio-secure environments for international cricket to take place in this summer, Steve Elworthy, the man responsible for delivering the plans, has said. Although government go-ahead…

I definitely want to make a Test comeback but it won’t be easy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar. (Getty Images) NEW DELHI: It has been quite some time since India's 'swing king' Bhuvneshwar Kumar was last seen in an Indian Test jersey. The fast bowler from Meerut last played red ball cricket in January 2018 against South Africa in Johannesburg, a match Virat Kohli’s men won by 63 runs. Bhuvneshwar, who…

Cricket West Indies gives approval in principle for England Test Tour

(CWI) ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Board of Directors of Cricket West Indies (CWI) met via Teleconference on Thursday, May 29. The majority of the lengthy meeting focused on discussing the initial short-term recommendations from the Financial Strategy Advisory Committee (FSAC), a special purpose committee that was put in place by CWI President Ricky Skerritt on April 2, 2020. The…

De Kock, Ngidi dominate nominations for CSA Awards

Quinton de Kock and Lungi Ngidi have dominated the nominations for the 2019/20 Cricket South Africa (CSA) Awards men's categories. Proteas all-rounder Marizanne Kapp and batsman Laura Wolvaardt have both won nominations in four categories in the women’s section. The gala event to honour South Africa's top performing professional cricketers over the past year will take place on Saturday, 4 July, in a virtual…

Monty Panesar compares MS Dhoni with football star Cristiano Ronaldo, justifies his…

Wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni, who has over 15,000 international runs to his name, in the last 15 years has established himself not only as one of the greatest cricketers of all-time but also as one of the best ODI skippers in the world.However, there has been uncertainty over the national future of the former Indian captain…

‘He could be India’s next MS Dhoni’

Robin Uthappa picked a surprising name to fill MS Dhoni's shoes.&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspAP Key Highlights Robin Uthapppa revealed the player who could be next MS Dhoni Uthappa has been away from the national team since 2015 Although he hopes to make a comeback for World Cup MS Dhoni's absence from the national team has…

Peter Siddle signs up with Tasmania for upcoming season

Home / Cricket / Peter Siddle signs up with Tasmania for upcoming season The right arm pacer retired from international cricket last December and is now eyeing a career in ocaching. He spoke about how his stint in Tasmania could be a stepping stone for his future plans. cricket Updated: May 29, 2020 15:02 IST…