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Oct 16, 2021 08:10

One-Year-To-Go until Australia hosts Men's T20 World Cup 2022

DUBAI: On the eve of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 starting in Oman and the UAE Sunday, cricket fans have double the reason to celebrate, with Australia’s turn to host the pinnacle global event for T20 cricket coming in just 12 months' time.    

The world’s best players from 16 teams will play 45 matches around the country…

Oct 16, 2021 08:10

TYKA official apparel supplier of Men’s T20 World Cup

DUBAI: Ahead of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 which begins on Sunday, the ICC has secured TYKA as official apparel supplier for the tournament.

All match official uniform and tournament staff clothing will be provided by TYKA, which has established itself as one of the market’s leading developers, marketers and distributors of…

Oct 16, 2021 08:10

ICC and UNICEF partner to help break stigma around mental health

DUBAI: The ICC and UNICEF are aiming to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing amongst children and adolescents and encourage greater conversation and understanding of it throughout the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 beginning on Sunday.

The event – the biggest ever in the UAE and Oman – begins on 17 October and…

Oct 16, 2021 08:10

F1 releases 23-race calendar for 2022, China GP misses out

LONDON: Formula 1 has revealed the calendar for the 2022 season, with a record-breaking 23 Grand Prix schedule being approved by the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council.

The season will begin in Bahrain on 20 March and finish in Abu Dhabi on 20 November, one month before Christmas – with Miami hosting the first of two races in the…

Oct 16, 2021 07:10

Futsal Club C'ship debut edition to kick off in Delhi Nov 5

NEW DELHI: The inaugural edition of the Hero Futsal Club Championship, being organised by the All India Football Federation - India’s first-ever futsal tournament at a national level - will run from November 5-13 in New Delhi.

16 clubs from across the country who will be participating in the championship have been divided into…

Oct 16, 2021 07:10

PVR Cinemas bags rights for live screening of the T20 WC

MUMBAI: PVR Cinemas, the largest film exhibitor company in India, has announced that it has closed a deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for live screening the Men's T20 World Cup 2021, in India. 

The partnership involves live screening of all India games along with the Semi-Finals and Final. PVR will screen…

Oct 16, 2021 07:10

WBBL to go ahead despite snap lockdown in Hobart

MELBOURNE: This weekend's WBBL matches will proceed as scheduled after fruitful negotiations between Cricket Australia and the Tasmanian government, with Hobart in the grip of a COVID-related snap three-day lockdown.

Four Weber WBBL|07 games are scheduled to be played at Blundstone Arena across Saturday and Sunday, and while…

Oct 16, 2021 07:10

Rahul Dravid set to take over as Team India head coach

MUMBAI: Rahul Dravid has reportedly agreed to coach the national side ending months of speculations on who will take charge of the Indian cricket team after the tenure of the current coaching staff, including head coach Ravi Shastri, comes to an end after the T20 World Cup.

The Times of India and newswire ANI, quoting…

Oct 16, 2021 07:10

T20 WC: 10,000 hours of live coverage offered in 200 countries

DUBAI: Cricket and sports fans across the world will be able to enjoy unparalleled coverage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, when the tournament returns after five years on Sunday, 17 October.

The event, the biggest ever to be staged in the UAE and Oman, begins Sunday in Muscat and finishes with the final in Dubai on 14…

Oct 16, 2021 06:10

Player buys outside auction on cards; Dhoni coy on IPL future

MUMBAI: MS Dhoni's legend status was further embellished Friday night when he led his franchise Chennai Super Kings to their fourth Indian Premier League title in Dubai.

The latest milestone added to Dhoni's amazing IPL record brought front and centre the surmise making the rounds that with two new franchises (presumably with…