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  • Comedy Nights with Kapil goes off air as Kapil Sharma falls ill

    Popular Indian comedy show Comedy Nights With Kapil will soon be going off air because host Kapil Sharma isn't well, reported Hindustan Times...

    The 34-year-old stand-up comedian tweeted that his soon-to-be-aired last episode will be with Salman Khan who'll next seen in Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Featuring different Bollywood celebrities, the show has been airing continuously since its inception in 2013
  • Kapil backs India for Champions Trophy title

    NEW DELHI: Cricket legend Kapil Dev is backing India to win a new ICC Champions Trophy title next month, saying the team has the ability to go the distance in the 50-over tournament...

    India, who beat hosts England in the 2013 final, have retained eight players from that successful campaign including skipper Virat Kohli
  • Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu and '92 champions invited to oath-taking ceremony: PTI

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Central Additional Information Faisal Javed Khan said on Friday that Indian cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Navjot Sidhu have been invited to prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan's impending oath-taking ceremony...

    The 1992 word cup-winning cricket team has also been invited to witness their captain take oath, Javed told DawnNewsTVAccording to Javed, the oath-taking will take place on August 18
  • Kohli’s opinion needs to be respected: Kapil

    KOLKATA: Former great Kapil Dev, who is heading of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) that will appoint the next head coach agreed with his colleague Shantha Rangaswamy that India skipper Virat Kohli’s opinion ‘needs to be respected’...

    The World Cup-winning former India captain however assured that his panel will do their job to the best of their ability
  • Former Pakistan cricketer Azmat Rana passes away

    KARACHI: Pakistan cricket is mourning the passing away of former Test batsman Azmat Rana, who died of cardiac arrest in his hometown of Lahore on Saturday at age of 63...

    During Sunday’s final One-day International of the three-match series, the Pakistan players and match officials wore black armbands as a mark of respect for the late cricketer, who played at the domestic level for Punjab, Bahawalpur, PIA and Muslim Commercial Bank in a...
  • ECB under fire after Pakistan-born cricketer faces racial abuse

    An anti-racism campaigner has called on the England and Wales Cricket Board to get tougher on abuse after Somerset bowler Craig Overton was only given a two-match ban for allegedly telling a Pakistan-born opponent to “go back to your own ****ing country”...

    Overton was found guilty of a level-one breach, the lowest of four ECB directives, for comments he was heard making to Sussex spinner Ashar Zaidi in an English County Championship...
  • Pakistan’s oldest surviving Test cricketer Israr Ali dies

    KARACHI: Israr Ali, one of four surviving members from the team which played in Pakistan’s inaugural Test match against India in October 1952, died in Okara on Monday afternoon after a massive cardiac arrest...

    Okara-based Israr, who was 88 years and 276 days old at the time of his death, leaves behind Imtiaz Ahmed (88 years 28 days), Waqar Hasan (83 years, 143 days) and Hanif Mohammad (81 years, 43 days) as the only survivors of the...
  • Bangladesh cricketer Shahadat Hossain accused of torturing maid

    DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Monday they are seeking to arrest national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife for allegedly beating their 11-year-old maid who works in their home...

    Police raided the house of the pace bowler and his wife Nritto Shahadat on Sunday night after officers found the injured and crying maid on a street in the capital Dhaka
  • Masseuse tells court she cried after Chris Gayle 'exposed himself', cricketer denies allegations

    A massage therapist said she “cried uncontrollably” after star West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle allegedly exposed himself to her, telling a Sydney court Wednesday it left her “very upset”...

    Gayle is suing Fairfax Media newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times over a series of stories in January last year detailing the lurid accusations
  • S African cricketer Imran Tahir allegedly humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

    South African cricketer and World XI squad member Imran Tahir ? who is due to play the Independence Cup series in Lahore this month ? accused the Pakistani consulate in Birmingham of "humiliating" him and his family when they attempted to apply for a visa to travel here...

    "Me and my family were humiliated and expelled from the Pak High Commission earlier today when I went to get a visa to play the World XI in Pakistan," he tweeted on...
  • PCB ignores court order on cricketer’s plea

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The District Cricket Association’s bid to get recognition as an independent entity has not borne fruit despite intervention by the Lahore High Court...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) executive board of governors chairman has yet to comply with the LHC order regarding the request of Toba DCA’s playing right
  • Root named England’s Cricketer of the Year

    LONDON: Yorkshire batsman Joe Root has been elected England Cricketer of the Year for 2014-15 by British sports journalists, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday...

    The 24-year-old has scored 1,135 Test runs at an average of nearly 95 over the past 12 months, including four scores of 149 and over, and also hit three one-day international centuries
  • 20-year-old Indian cricketer dies after fielding collision

    MUMBAI: Tragedy struck Indian cricket on Monday when a 20-year-old player died as a result of a freakish on-field collision with a team mate during a club match in the eastern city of Kolkata...

    Four months after Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died after being hit by a bouncer, Ankit Keshri, a former captain for his state's under-19 team, battled for three days before passing away at a Kolkata hospital
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