Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and West Indies to tour New Zealand – cricket news

[ad_1] Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies are all set to tour New Zealand for the home season despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Confirming the development, New Zealand cricket chief executive David White said the tours would proceed with managed isolation arrangements being worked out for the visiting teams. “I was just on the … Read more Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and West Indies to tour New Zealand – cricket news

Women’s World Cup postponed due to lack of preparation time, says event CEO – Cricket news

[ad_1] Concerns around players’ preparation in a short time led to the postponement of the ICC Women’s ODI World Cup and the decision had nothing to do with safety issues pertaining to COVID-19 in New Zealand, according to the event’s CEO Andrea Nelson. The showpiece, scheduled to start in February 2021, was postponed by a … Read more Women’s World Cup postponed due to lack of preparation time, says event CEO – Cricket news

Weekly Digest (August 3-9): From Max Verstappen’s win at Silverstone to return of Champions League

[ad_1] From Max Verstappen’s win in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to the return of the UEFA Champions League, here are the top headlines from the past week. CRICKET It’s official. The BCCI and Vivo have decided to suspend their partnership for the Indian Premier League 2020. On Thursday, the Board issued a statement to … Read more Weekly Digest (August 3-9): From Max Verstappen’s win at Silverstone to return of Champions League

Heather Knight ‘gutted’ by 2021 Women’s World Cup postponement

[ad_1] England captain Heather Knight is ‘gutted’ by the postponement of the 2021 Women’s ODI World Cup, and hopes that the ICC’s decision doesn’t become an ‘excuse’ for member nations to push women’s cricket on the back burner. The 29-year-old ace English cricketer said the event was ‘feasible,’ differing with the ICC’s decision to push … Read more Heather Knight ‘gutted’ by 2021 Women’s World Cup postponement

Australia’s Victoria reports deadliest day of Covid-19 pandemic

Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, reported its deadliest day of the Covid-19 outbreak on Sunday, with 17 people dying in the past 24 hours, although new infections showed signs of easing. Victoria, at the centre of a second wave of infections in Australia, reported 394 cases of the new coronavirus, compared with a daily average … Read more Australia’s Victoria reports deadliest day of Covid-19 pandemic

Australia’s Victoria declares disaster, sets curfew to curb coronavirus COVID-19

Australia`s second-most populous state of Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne as part of its harshest movement restrictions to date to contain a resurgent COVID-19. Melbourne, Australia`s second-largest city already under a reimposed six-week stay-home order, has struggled to rein in the disease, with … Read more Australia’s Victoria declares disaster, sets curfew to curb coronavirus COVID-19

US, Australia reaffirm commitment to Quad consultations with Japan, India

The US and Australia have reaffirmed their commitment to Quad consultations with India and Japan, stressing that they are working side-by-side with other partners to maintain a secure, prosperous and rules-based Indo-Pacific, amidst China flexing its muscles in the region. The top ministers from the two countries on Tuesday reaffirmed that the Indo-Pacific is the … Read more US, Australia reaffirm commitment to Quad consultations with Japan, India

Australian police warn Chinese students, officials of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam

Australian police have warned universities and Chinese officials about a spurt in “virtual kidnapping” scams that coerce foreign students to fake their own abductions and trick families overseas into paying ransoms. As tension has grown between Australia and China over trade, human rights and accusations of state-linked hacking, police said eight incidents of virtual kidnapping, … Read more Australian police warn Chinese students, officials of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam

Record-high of new Covid-19 cases reported in Australia’s Victoria

Australia’s second-most populous state of Victoria reported on Monday six new deaths from the coronavirus and logged a record daily increase of 532 new cases compared with 459 a day earlier. Click here for Covid-19 coverage “Five of those six deaths are connected to outbreaks in aged care,” state Premier Daniel Andrews said in a … Read more Record-high of new Covid-19 cases reported in Australia’s Victoria

Australia’s Victoria state reports 10 new coronavirus deaths, 459 cases

Australia’s Victoria state has recorded 10 deaths overnight from Covid-19, its highest daily toll amid a continuing surge in coronavirus cases. State Premier Daniel Andrews said the deaths included seven men and three women. A man in his 40s became one of the youngest Covid-19 fatalities in Australia. There are 459 new infections, the 21st … Read more Australia’s Victoria state reports 10 new coronavirus deaths, 459 cases