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Mumbai Cricket Association proposes retainer contracts for senior men and women’s teams

Mumbai Cricket Association proposes retainer contracts for senior men and women’s teams

Domestic contracts, one of the first promises of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly upon taking over in November 2019, could soon become a reality for at least Mumbai’s cricketers. A proposal made by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president Vijay Patil, in the wake of Mumbai’s excellent showing in the 2021-22 domestic season, has been approved, in …

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Ian Chappell – Cricket’s administrators seem bent on pushing Test cricket to the margins

Ian Chappell – Cricket’s administrators seem bent on pushing Test cricket to the margins

Stokes said that England needed to be more attacking. As much as a failure of technique under Joe Root’s dubious leadership, it was a positive team attitude that England were mostly lacking. It provided a foreshadowing of what future players and fans could miss out on if the words of the ICC’s chair, Greg Barclay, …

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The busiest tennis player at Wimbledon — Heather Watson has advanced, despite her chaotic, disrupted schedule

The busiest tennis player at Wimbledon — Heather Watson has advanced, despite her chaotic, disrupted schedule

LONDON — Heather Watson dropped to her knees in the middle of No. 1 Court on Friday. She bent her head down to the ground, and silently thanked the grass. She took in the moment. Watson had just advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory over Kaja Juvan. The …

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Logan Cooley’s hockey journey – from ‘Little Penguin’ to top 2022 NHL draft prospect

Logan Cooley’s hockey journey – from ‘Little Penguin’ to top 2022 NHL draft prospect

Growing up in Pittsburgh as an Alex Ovechkin fan wasn’t always easy for Logan Cooley. “I definitely got a lot of hate for that,” said Cooley, an 18-year-old center for the US National Development team and a top 2022 NHL draft prospect. “I was a big Ovechkin fan. Loved the way he played. Loved the …

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Shahid Afridi, Javed Miandad, Daren Sammy and Shoaib Malik roped in as Pakistan Junior League mentors

Shahid Afridi, Javed Miandad, Daren Sammy and Shoaib Malik roped in as Pakistan Junior League mentors

The PJL is the brainchild of PCB chairman Ramiz Raja, who is looking to exploit the commercial market interest in spending on cricket. The six franchises will be sold through a bidding process, and the team names will be based on major hubs in the country, albeit different from ones already established in the Pakistan …

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