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How to reschedule T20 World Cup? ICC committee debates in BCCI's absence

How to reschedule T20 World Cup? ICC committee debates in BCCI's absence

  • May 25, 2020
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MUMBAI: Now that the ICC T20 World Cup scheduled in Australia this year between October and November, the question to be asked in the rounds is how and where this edition is modified between 2021 and 2023.A day after TOI reported that the postponement of the 2020 edition is a certainty, and an official announcement on the doorstep, the International Criminal Court's Financial and Trade Affairs Committee (FMCA) met in a teleconference with ICC CEO Manu Sawhney presiding over it.Among other things on the agenda, the main debate has revolved around how and where this year's T20 World Cup is being modified, one that will be lost in the epidemic that has caused global cricket, like any other sport around the world. . .“It was proposed for the first time to postpone this year’s edition (World Cup T20) to February and March of next year. This is no longer possible. Then it was suggested the other day to allow Australia to host the 2021 version and informed sources of events told TOI that India should do so in February and March 2022.However, it is understood that certain members of the FMCA, a committee chaired by the President of the Pakistan Cricket Council, Ehsan Mani, opposed the proposal.The logic behind the objection?If the T20 World Cup is organized in October / November next year, how can the T20 World Cup be organized in February / March? "Do we say that the team that wins the 2021 tournament will remain a champion for only five or six months? What's the point of that?" sources added.First, the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry did not exchange its views on the matter. Second, given BCCI revenue at stake, as they host the 2021 version, their views on this issue have not been researched yet. "If all countries are concerned about the epidemic affecting income cycles, then it is so for India. The other side is that India is being hit, which means everyone will be affected by it. The views of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry are very necessary," industry officials say.The FMCA, led by Mani,  as its independent director ICC Independent Director Indra Nooyi,President of Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chris Nenzani, President of the European Central Bank Colin Graves, President of Cricket Australia Earl Eddings, and Vice President of the International Criminal Court  Imran Khawaja. The ICC President Shashank Manohar and CEO Sawhney are also on the commission by holding other important positions in the governing body."Two years ago it was adequately confirmed that India would not have a single representative on this committee. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has raised this as a matter of principle in the past, but thanks to the administrative deadlock that leaked due to court issues, India has not been able to follow this vigorously, " add those in the know.Why should the Indian Cricket Council agree to host the tournament in 2022 in February-March and give up hosting rights in 2021?"To suit Cricket Australia?BCCI is already making sure Cricket Australia is not losing by making sure India makes tours there this year for the test series. If the International Criminal Court and Cricket Australia want India to compel it in 2021 by agreeing to host in 2022, the Chamber of Commerce will be fair in claiming sufficient reasons and seeking a fair share of the obligation in return, "says follow-up developments. Also, why would the station agree? Star India coincides with ICC news anchor, as well as the Indian Premier League (IPL), which takes place annually in April and May. "Why would they agree to accept successive T20 events? It is not recommended to play in a window from October to November because it does not clash with other features in the same format," the sources added.Read More: India May Tour South Africa In August For Three-Match T20I SeriesArticle Source : Times of India 

India May Tour South Africa In August For Three-Match T20I Series

India May Tour South Africa In August For Three-Match T20I Series

  • May 22, 2020
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The BCCI  accepts the bilateral series in South Africa will also mean that it will have CSA's support if they want to regulate the IPL in the October-November window.India and South Africa may play three T20 Internationals at the end of August, provided the situation arising out of the coronavirus pandemic improves substantially. Jacques Faul, Acting CEO of the CSA’s, said the accessories were currently scheduled for late August. Faul also spoke positively about the discussions that took place to play against India, but he added that much of this planning revolves around the closure and what the South African government will allow and what it does not allow."We had a good discussion with them (BCCI)," added the CSA  executive director.“We are engaging via SASCOC with the Minister (Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa). We are looking for a meeting with the Minister to obtain permission if necessary to play behind closed doors, and this relates to the possibility of touring India and other incoming tours."We are trying to be creative because it is an important tour to us."" Leading to that, Dr. Manjra, who heads the COVID-19 Steering Committee, is doing a great job. We are still guiding ourselves. A lot is being done regarding scenario planning."The fact that BCCI accepts this binary series will also mean that they will get CSA support if they want to organize IPL in the October-November window instead of the T20 World Cup.Given the rapid development of the situation, the CSA  confirmed that the chain will be subject to mandates from the highest authorities in India and South Africa.Fall said they have already started the process of applying for permission from the South African government. "We are seeking, through Sascoc, to meet with the Minister of Sports to obtain approval, if necessary, to play behind closed doors."This will specifically relate to the possibility of an upcoming Indian tour. "The CSA also confirmed that the India tour was not the only one they were working on. "We are dealing with the West Indies Cricket Council regarding the postponed tours and the FTP," he said."We are trying to find opportunities after his (West Indies) tour to England to see how we can fit this chain, whether on neutral ground or wherever we are allowed to play. We have to see where we sit. By August and what are the restrictions on cricket International. "Read More: How Indias fantasy sporting leagues grew during lockdown despite live sports going offline

When I go to bat my heart rate is upraised, I feel the pressure - Dhoni

When I go to bat my heart rate is upraised, I feel the pressure - Dhoni

  • May 08, 2020
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The former Indian leader MS Dhoni has always been known for taking calculated risks and remain calm during crunch situations. But he's honest enough to admit that he feels hot when things get too complicated. By supporting MFORE, who was sacked by former Indian player S Badrinath alongside entrepreneur Saravana Kumar , Dhoni gave his opinion on the often overlooked mental health problem. "In India I think there is always a big problem with accepting a certain weakness with regard to the mental aspects, but we generally call it mental illness," Dhoni said in a session with coaches. From various major sporting disciplines before the nationwide lockdown."Nobody really says that when I go to bat, the first 5 to 10 deliveries my heart rate is elevated, I feel pressure, I'm a little scared because that's what everyone feels, how do you handle that? " Note the captain of the winning World Cup team. "It's a small problem, but we often hesitate to talk to a coach about it, so the relationship between a player and a coach is very important for any sport," said Dhoni, who did not participate in an international match. After the start of the semi-final of the Indian World Cup last July. Stressing the importance of the mental fitness trainer, Dhoni said: "The mental fitness trainer should not be the one who comes for 15 days, because when you come for 15 days, you only share the experience. If the mental fitness coach is still with the player, he can understand the areas that affect his sport. " Badrinath believed that MFORE's main objective was to eliminate mind-induced interference and allow the athlete to reach his true potential. "We have been working on this project for about 8-10 months. What we have is a group of 20-25 coaches and sports psychologists from around the world. Our idea is to make the athlete interact with them. We can then to propose specific programs, we have essentially created a platform which allows the athlete to regularly do his mental training. "Read More: Virat Kohli: Superb looking tattoos and their meaning

COVID-19: Lord's Cricket Ground giving parking space to medical staff

COVID-19: Lord's Cricket Ground giving parking space to medical staff

  • Apr 06, 2020
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LONDON: Cricket Breeders, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), decided to provide parking and storage spaces available at the popular Cricket Ground for National Health Service (NHS) employees fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.Coronavirus outbreaks have infected more than 7,000,000 people and caused more than 35,000 deaths worldwide. In the UK, about 23,000 people have been injured, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles, and more than 1,400 deaths have been reported."The proximity of the various hospitals to Lord’s gives the club an opportunity to assist the medical staff so that they can focus on their ongoing battle against the virus," MTC said in a press release.The club provided 75 parking spaces for NHS employees at the nearby Wellington Hospital, University Hospital, San Juan Hospital and Santa Isabel."MCC has now provided 75 parking spaces for the staff of Wellington Hospital, University Hospital, St John Hospital and St. Elizabeth."In addition, cricket statues provide food for a city-based charity."The MCC has provided food to City Harvest London, which helps to use surplus fresh food well in a sustainable manner, by redistributing it to organizations that are feeding the hungry," the statement said."We continue to work closely with our local community, hospitals, and organizations to provide support to the best of our abilities during this period."Read More: Coronavirus Pandemic Affects On Sports Events

Indian Premier League

Indian Premier League hopes fade, compensation ruled out

  • Mar 24, 2020
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A total cancellation will see the BCCI lose in excess of Rs 2,000 crore in revenue, while each franchise will lose more than Rs 100 crore and compensation is not an option.The current COVID-19 pandemic could see the cancellation of IPL 2020. It is known that while the franchise is preparing for the worst, Canada's top Chamber of Commerce and Industry officials do not seem very optimistic. On Tuesday, IPL franchises were to be held over the phone to discuss future workflows. But it is unlikely to happen now, you know."Given the current situation, I feel this year's IPL may not happen. That's what it looks like," a franchise official told Indian Indian.Total cancellation will cause BCCI to lose more than Rs. 2 crore in revenue, while each franchise will lose more than Rs. 100 crores. Compensation is not an optionPrivileges cannot get any compensation. (In case of cancellation) The money will not go to anyone. "Compensation is out of the question," the official said.The CEO of the franchise agreed and stated that there could be no contingency plan in the event of cancellation.Meanwhile, the room is not even thinking about IPL right now. “Nobody knows about the future. We don’t know when the travel restrictions/visa restrictions (until April 15 until now) will be applied, when things will be settled. A senior British Chamber of Commerce and Industry official told this newspaper” Until then, there is no point (thinking In IPL). "And even if it is established here but it continues in another country ... this is also not clear to us. Japan, the host of the Olympic Games, is talking about a possible delay. This (outbreak) is much greater than any sport or IPL. "Even for truncated IPL, the tournament should start in late April or early May as it cannot extend beyond the first week of June. In 2009, when the IPL was held in South Africa, 59 games were played in 37 days.Unlike the Premier League, for example, IPL does not have the option to wait indefinitely. The Premier League is considering resuming the season in June, but the Indian League T20 cannot exceed the first week of June as there is no other window.The Chamber of Commerce and Industry official did not show much confidence in the IPL contract in September at the expense of the Asia Cup.Even if the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry pressures it, given that the Pakistan Cricket Council (PCB) will host the Asian Cup this year, its suspension may not work, given the prickly relationship between the two chambers."Now, you cannot start thinking about anything. This (problem) must end and only then can you return to the drawing board," said the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry official.Read More: Coronavirus Pandemic Affects On Sports Events

Coronavirus  IPL on for now

Coronavirus: IPL on for now, but no spectators

  • Mar 13, 2020
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IPL 2020 UpdatesMumbai: With reactions continuing to the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian League (IPL) in the wake of Covid-19 and the potential threat it poses, there is still no clear answer to the big question: What is waiting for IPL 2020?Occupants of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry will arrive in Mumbai on Friday, one day before the IPL Board meeting here. They will discuss the latest announcement published by the Ministry of Sports on Thursday for all national sports federations and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.The notice states that "there will be no public meeting at any sporting event (read: IPL in the current context) and it will run behind closed doors without spectators."In light of this notice, neither the BCCI nor the IPL GC will accelerate the announcement. The usual response is, "We'll wait and watch." In fact, no one has an answer to questions at this time. It takes less than 48 hours to cancel a match. Organizing one takes weeks of planning. If the Ministry of Sports proposes playing in empty seats, the clear message is that IPL is currently activated.TOI has analyzed possible solutions to the test and the possible implications of Covid-19 on IPL in the coming weeks.(A) Will it holds IPL 2020?Now: The league is on, and is scheduled to start on the specified date (29 March). There is no official notification to indicate otherwise.Moving forward: the tournament can be postponed, the format slightly modified to fit in a smaller window, or the tournament can be played at empty points (behind closed doors).(B) cancellation possibilities?At the moment: Very unlikely. Government notification allows BCCI to plan the tournament. BCCI is also busy working on Plan-B.Moving forward: Only a large spread of the virus in the coming weeks could force a cancellation. There are 17 days left to start the tournament. Every day is important.(C) Changing blank media or formatting ... how will it work?Now: The first option is to play on empty stands. Franchise holders and broadcasters must follow government notification. Thus, the tournament can be limited to specific locations.In the future: The second option is to change the layout, only if the scenario requires it. Eight teams can be divided into two groups (such as the 2011 version). The tournament can see less than 20 to 25 games, which will be completed within a month.(D) Will foreign players be allowed?At the present time: the Australian opening visa David Warner has been rejected. However, those who know it says it happened due to technical flaws in its application.In the future: Concessions must give their approval to process a visa, and this is the norm. If the government has no objection to the league being played behind closed doors, visa procedures will be expedited as "exceptional" cases.Putting the common questions aside, the league's workforce will lose sleep while seeing the massive workload in handling and logistics operations if changes are needed.They already have a lot on their page: from hotel and airline reservations to reprogramming places, adjusting sponsorship obligations, renegotiating with official rights holders, managing internal arrangements, event planning in a more convenient way to television and more.NOT WISE TO HOLD IPL: MEANew Delhi: MEA has left the decision to retain the IPL for regulators, although senior officials have said it would be wise to do so now. In response to reporters' questions, Damu Ravi, a senior official at Middle East Airlines, said: "I think it is up to the regulators to decide whether or not they want to go ahead. Our advice will not be to do that now, but if they want to go ahead." This is their decision, "but the Ministry of Foreign Affairs later clarified that the ministry had not yet requested any contribution to this matter.Participation of major foreign playersMumbai: If foreign players are excluded from the equation, there will not be much difference between IPL and Mushtaq T20 tournament, despite salaries. This is the reason why foreign players arrive will be the IPL key this year, regardless of the tournament being played behind closed doors or in a refurbished format in a shorter window.On Thursday afternoon, Australian visa application David Warner was rejected, raising concerns that under the government’s revised travel notice, visas will not be issued to people who arrive here on a business trip.However, this may not be the case. Sources told TOI on Thursday, "If the government agrees to operate the IPL, the visas will not be a problem. The process will be accelerated as necessary." The BCCi discovers the availability of these foreign players. TOI spoke to the franchises that said the league could not continue without these players, "whether the tournament is played in empty places, in the form of re-arranged or rescheduled."Read More: Coronavirus Pandemic Affects On Sports Events

Delhi Capitals IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing and venue

Delhi Capitals IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing and venue

  • Mar 12, 2020
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Delhi Capitals IPL 2020The Delhi franchise has got a completely new avatar in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Earlier, the Delhi Capitals (DC) was called by the name Delhi Daredevils and had a surprisingly good performance in the IPL 2019 but was eventually knocked out in the elimination. In the 13th edition starting from 29th March 2020, the team will be playing its first IPL 2020 match against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on 30th March 2020 at the Arun Jaitley stadium in New Delhi. Out of the total 14 matches, the team will be playing two in the afternoon starting from 4 pm and the rest of the 12 in the evening starting from 8 pm.The team, led by Shreyas Iyer will be playing its last IPL 2020 match against the KXIP on 16th May 2020 at Mohali in Punjab. The last home-leg match of Delhi will be played on 2020 at the Arun Jaitley stadiumThe Delhi Capitals team has acquired Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin for this season. Ashwin will take care of the wickets, while Rahane will be helping overcome the team's dependence for batting on the stroke players including Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant.Delhi Capitals is one of the franchise cricket team of the Indian Premier League that represent the Capital of India, Delhi. The Delhi Capitals team was found in the year 2008. The estimated brand value of Delhi Capitals is $52 million (Rs 360 crore).The Delhi Capitals team has retained it's red and blue as earlier. ‎The logo of the team has its inspiration from the Parliament House‎. The Tiger is the national animal of India. And the idea behind putting three tigers has been derived from the Ashok Chakra. The current theme song of DC is "Khel Front Foot Pe".Delhi Capitals' IPL 2020 full schedule,  match timings, and venue details:30th March 2020, MondayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI PunjabTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi3rd April 2020, FridayMatch: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Kolkata5th April 2020, SundayMatch: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Jaipur/Guwahati10th April 2020, FridayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers BangaloreTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi13th April 2020, MondayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super KingsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi19th April 2020, SundayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight RidersTime: 4:00 PMVenue: Delhi22nd April 2020, WednesdayMatch: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Bengaluru26th April 2020, SundayMatch: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Hyderabad1st May 2020, FridayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai3rd May 2020, SundayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers HyderabadTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi6th May 2020, WednesdayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi10th May 2020, SundayMatch: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 4:00 PMVenue: Chennai13th May 2020 Wednesday Match: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan RoyalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi16th May 2020, SaturdayMatch: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: MohaliDelhi Capitals full squad for IPL 2020Delhi Capitals full squad for IPL 2020 include Ajinkya Rahane, Alex Carey, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Chris Woakes, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Jason Roy, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer, and Tushar Deshpande.Read More: Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing and venue

Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 schedule

Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing and venue

  • Mar 11, 2020
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Mumbai Indians IPL 2020Mumbai Indians (MI) is the defending champion of the Indian Premier League. The team is led by Rohit Sharma and it may potentially go after winning their fifth IPL title in the upcoming 13th season of the league.The Mumbai Indians is one of the franchise teams of the IPL based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The team will begin in the IPL 2020 with a match against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the tournament opener at the Wankhede Stadium located in Mumbai on 29th March 2020.MI has made some changes to their squad for IPL 2020 squad as they bring in Australian Chris Lynn. As Hardik Pandya has been facing intermittent fitness problems, the Australian bowling all-rounder Nathan Coulter-Nile will be replacing him for Mumbai.The Mumbai Indians will be playing in the afternoon only with matches starting from 4 pm at home against the Royal Challengers Bangalore on 5th April 2020.Mumbai Indians is one of the franchise cricket team of the Indian Premier League that represents the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra in India. Mumbai Indians team was found in the year 2008. The estimated brand value of Mumbai Indians is $113 million (Rs 780 crore).The logo of the Mumbai Indians team is the Sudarshan Chakra because initially the logo of the team was supposed to be "Mumbai Razors" before Sachin Tendulkar had made the suggestion to keep it Mumbai Indians only. The motto of the Mumbai Indians is Duniya Hila Denge Hum (We will rock the world) and the current theme song is "Ala re". Read More: Kings XI Punjab IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing and venueMumbai Indians' IPL 2020 full schedule,  match timings, and venue details:29th March 2020, SundayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super KingsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai1st April 2020, WednesdayMatch: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Hyderabad5th April 2020, SundayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers BangaloreTime: 4:00 PMVenue: Mumbai8th April 2020, WednesdayMatch: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mohali12th April 2020, SundayMatch: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Kolkata15th April 2020, WednesdayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan RoyalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai20th April 2020, MondayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI PunjabTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai24th April 2020, FridayMatch: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Chennai28th April 2020, TuesdayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai1st May 2020, FridayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi CapitalsTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai6th May 2020, WednesdayMatch: Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Delhi9th May 2020, SaturdayMatch: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers HyderabadTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Mumbai11th May 2020, MondayMatch: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: Jaipur17th May 2020, SundayMatch: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai IndiansTime: 8:00 PMVenue: BengaluruMumbai Indians Squad for IPL 2020Mumbai Indians squad for IPL 2020 includes Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Digvijay Deshmukh, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Rohit Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, and Trent Boult.Read More: Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2020 schedule: Check fixture, match timing, venue