What to Expect: England expect a similar pitch to the opening Test which should mean an increasing amount of turn as the game goes on. First innings runs are going to be paramount and the toss vital. Batting last will not be for the fainthearted. The forecast is better for the second Test, with rain likely on day one but not the rest of the game. That will hopefully mean fewer interruptions than the first Test and no need for early starts, which will be welcomed by those getting up to watch the action at 4.30am in England. Even earlier starts than that are really not fun. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka out to protect crumbling Galle fortress
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People working in customer contact positions should wear masks properly, limit handshakes and keep a distance of about one metre when in contact with customers. People should not enter service areas if they show signs of fever or cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue or are in home quarantine following the request of health authorities. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS JANUARY 21
The four players of the Indian team, along with a few others from the support staff, including Shastri, were exempted from the mandatory institutional quarantine after the authorities at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) requested their former president Sharad Pawar to ensure that the 14-day quarantine is not imposed on them. Pawar's NCP is an alliance partner in Maha Vikas Aghadi Government in the State. … [Read more...] about Maha govt grants quarantine exemption for Rahane and Co.
“You feel amazing when you are compared to someone like MS Dhoni and you compare me with him,” Pant told reporters on Thursday. “It’s amazing but I don’t want to be compared with anyone, I want to make myself as a name in Indian cricket, because it’s not good compare some legend with some youngster.” … [Read more...] about Rishabh Pant on MS Dhoni: Not Good to Compare Legend With Youngster
Rahane was greeted by his wife Radhika Dhopavkar and daughter at the Mumbai airport. Upon his arrival at the residence, he was welcomed with the beats of dhol, a garland of flowers and a red carpet. Rahane also cut a cake to celebrate the team’s win. Leading the team in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli, Rahane rallied his troops following India’s humiliating loss in Adelaide and scripted a memorable turnaround to clinch the four-match series 2-1. … [Read more...] about WATCH VIDEO – Ajinkya Rahane Gets Hero’s Welcome Upon Arrival From Australia After Winning Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Greeted by Wife And Daughter