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Cricket World Live 2nd April 2020


COVID-19  puts Lizelle Lee and Tanja Cronje wedding plans on hold

South African cricketer Lizelle Lee should be finalizing her wedding plans with fiancé Tanja Cronje. Instead, she finds herself at her parents’ home in the farming town of Ermelo completing a 2000-piece puzzle to keep herself busy during the national lockdown.

With weddings worldwide on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple, who have been together for almost four and a half years, were expected to tie the knot on 10 April. That day will now be marked as number 15 of the 21-day lockdown

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Condolences sent for the passing away of co-creator of Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method Tony Lewis

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) expresses deep sadness at the passing away of mathematician and statistician Tony Lewis, co-creator of what is now known as the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method for deciding weather-affected limited-overs matches. Lewis was 78.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed its sadness at the death of mathematician Tony Lewis, who co-developed the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern system of calculating target scores in rain-affected limited-overs matches.

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Cricket Match Predictions: Giant slayers Ireland have West Indies on the chopping block

In our new feature series - Who would have predicted that? – we are looking back at matches where there were big upsets or extraordinary individual performances that turned matches on their head.



1. He made his debut in 2005

2. He was a fast bowler for India

Any idea on this one?

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Cricket Ireland’s Performance Psychologist’s tips and advice to athletes and sportspeople during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all parts of our society, including high performance athletes and sportspeople.

Anne Marie Kennedy, Cricket Ireland’s consultant sports psychologist, believes that with proper mental health management, athletes and sportspeople will learn much about themselves and their resilience over the coming months.

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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 delivers record-breaking fan engagement numbers

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today revealed record digital and broadcast viewing figures for the ICC Women’sT20 World Cup 2020, which has become one of the most watched women’s sporting events in history as the sport continues to set new benchmarks on and off the field.

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    Celebrating Player of the Tournament Yuvraj Singh on 9th anniversary of India's 2011 World Cup win

    Yuvraj's all-round heroics in the World Cup move several notches up with the knowledge that he had been battling cancer, insomnia, irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath through the tournament.

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    Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - India lift the World Cup after 28 years; the party begins in Mumbai

    As Ravi Shastri spoke these iconic words on air over a pitch-perfect six by skipper MS Dhoni over long-on, India became only the third team to win the ODI World Cup twice and the first to win it at home.

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    Javed Afridi, chairman of Peshawar Zalmi, presented a cheque for Rs 1 crore to Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister House

    One million check has been deposited by the May Foundation at the Corona Relief Fund of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Javed Afridi, chairman of Peshawar Zalmi, presented the check to Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister House Islamabad. Two million surgical masks have been handed over to the government of Pakistan by Haier Group

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    In our new feature series - Who would have predicted that? – we are looking back at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ireland v West Indies 

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    CWC 2019 Recap: Pakistan's unpredictability at it's best; England at the receiving end

    After getting rolled over for just 105 in their opening World Cup match against West Indies in a little over 20 overs, it needed Pakistan to evoke their unpredictable self to bounce back in style. And, they did just that.

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    Stokes Hits Fastest 100 at Lord's in Incredible Comeback Win | England v NZ 2015 | Lord's

    Throwback to the first test between England and New Zealand in 2015 as the hosts produced a remarkable comeback thanks in part to an incredible Ben Stokes century.

    @ Lord's Cricket Ground


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