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Reports | UEFA considering London and Lisbon as alternatives for Champions league final

According to ESPN, the venue for the Champions League final could be moved to either London or Lisbon owing to the worsening Covid-19 situation in Istanbul. Manchester City and Chelsea face each other on May 29th with the possibility of the curtain closer being held in England at Wembley Stadium.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Reports | IPL players might have been exposed to COVID-19 at practice grounds

The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League was halted owing to a Covid outbreak, and reports have now emerged claiming that the players might have potentially caught the virus at training sessions. In both Delhi and Ahmedabad, teams practised at non-secure grounds, away from the main stadium.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Not surprised by Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s omission from the Test squad, states Deep Dasgupta

While several showed their surprise over Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s omission, Deep Dasgupta has insisted that the bowler’s omission wasn’t surprising to him, given his injury record. However, ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, Dasgupta called the bowler a good captaincy candidate.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Very tiring to live in bio-bubble and it is getting difficult every day, admits Mustafizur Rahman

After spending a month in the bio-bubble in India, Mustafizur Rahman returned home only to find himself in another bio-bubble for Bangladesh’s series against Sri Lanka. The left-arm pacer calls the bubble ‘very tiring’ and added that it is getting difficult day by day to live in the same conditions.
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newscricket5 hours ago

One-sided matches like PAK vs ZIM will shoo fans away from the sport, warns Ramiz Raja

Renowned commentator Ramiz Raja expressed discontent over the one-sided nature of the Pakistan-Zimbabwe Test series and claimed that such lop-sided affairs will drive ardent fans away from the sport. Both the Tests ended as inning defeats for Zimbabwe, and Raja described the same as a ‘joke’.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Reports | PSL unlikely to resume in the Middle East after travel restriction due to COVID-19

On Monday, the Pakistan Cricket Board were dealt with a blow, as the UAE government has restricted travel from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the travel ban coming into effect from Wednesday, PCB have to look elsewhere to host the tournament.
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newscricket6 hours ago

England players might not take part in rescheduled IPL 2021 season, hints Ashley Giles

ECB’s director of cricket Ashley Giles asserted that English players playing in international matches will be priority, and added that there are no guarantees that they will turn up for the second half of IPL 2021. As things stand, there are rumors that the IPL will be completed in September.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

Reports | EFL win Financial Fair Play appeal that could relegate Derby County

Despite a final day miracle that saw Derby County stay up, the Athletic have reported that the EFL have won a Financial Fair Play appeal that could still relegate Wayne Rooney’s side. The Rams drew 3-3 at home to Sheffield Wednesday to stay in the Championship by one single point on the final day.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

If Juventus are still part Super league, they can’t participate in Serie A, asserts Gabriele Gravina

Italian football federation president Gabriele Gravina has confirmed that Juventus will be barred from the Serie A if they don’t leave the Super League before the start of next season. The Turin side are the only Italian club left in the breakaway league after AC Milan and Inter Milan dropped out.
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newsfootball21 hours ago

Neymar’s best years are behind him and PSG need to secure Kylian Mbappe, claims David Ginola

Former PSG star David Ginola believes that Neymar’s best years are behind him, even though gaining his loyalty is important, and added that the club have to secure Kylian Mbappe’s future. The Brazilian signed a new multi-million four season contract with an option for a fifth year if wanted.
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