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South Africa vs Pakistan: Shoaib Akhtar Reacts To Fakhar Zaman Run-Out | Cricket News

Fakhar Zaman was run-out on 193 in controversial circumstances in the 2nd ODI against South Africa.© AFP Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment after opening batsman Fakhar Zaman missed out on a double-century following a controversial run-out in the second ODI against South Africa on Sunday. Zaman's valiant 193-run knock came to an end on the first ball of the final over as a direct...
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Rishabh Pant “Wants To Be The Main Man, Wants To Be The Leader”: Ricky Ponting | Cricket News

Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting, who attended his first practice session with the team on Sunday, said that captain Rishabh Pant understands the game very well and the extra responsibility is going to sit really well with him. Delhi Capitals on March 30 announced wicket-keeper batsman Pant as the captain of the side for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which gets underway from April 9. Pant will step in as captain for the 14th edition of the tournament, for the injured Shreyas Iyer, who hurt his left shoulder during the India-England ODI series."I think extra responsibility is going to sit really well with him. He's tha...
World

Jordan’s King Accepts Mediation With Prince Hamzah To Heal Rift: Palace

Jordanian King Abdullah II has agreed to heal a rift within the royal family.Amman: Jordan's King Abdullah II has agreed to enter mediation with Prince Hamzah to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said Monday.Abdullah has "decided to handle the question of Prince Hamzah within the framework of the Hashemite (ruling) family and entrusted it to (his uncle) Prince Hassan", it said in a statement.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
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Britain’s PM Eases Covid Restrictions But Sounds Caution On Travel

British PM Boris Johnson gave little information on resumption of non-essential international travel.London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week's time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a note of caution on international travel resuming.Speaking at a televised press conference, Johnson said criteria for moving forward with a second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions in England had been met.From April 12, non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and outdoor hospitality will reopen in England, Johnson confirmed."I will be going to the pub myself and cautiously but irreversibly raising a pint of beer to my lips," joked the prime minister, who emphasised caution when he first unveiled the p...
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Indian Premier League 2021: Chennai Super Kings Player Recalls Selection With Emotional Movie Scene, Film Star Reacts. Watch | Cricket News

CSK player Harishankar Reddy spoke about a scene from a movie to recall his IPL selection.© Chennai Super Kings/Twitter Chennai Super Kings player Harishankar Reddy named popular actor Nani as his favourite. "Natural Star Nani," he said in a video posted by CSK on social media, adding that he has watched Nani's film 'Jersey' "a lot of times", especially the "train scene". "The scene shows him getting added to...
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Riyan Parag Gives Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone A Tour Of Rajasthan Royals Bio-Bubble. Watch | Cricket News

IPL 2021: Riyan Parag with Ben Stokes and Liam Livingstone.© Twitter Rajasthan Royals' young Indian star Riyan Parag gave a tour of their bio-bubble to his English teammates Ben Stokes and Liam Livingstone. "Tag along with our guide @ParagRiyan as he explores the bubble with @benstokes38 and @liaml4893," the Royals wrote on Twitter, along with a video on Monday. "Fyi @benstokes38 @liaml4893 were very thrilled...
World

Saudi Arabia To Permit Only Vaccinated Pilgrims On Umrah Pilgrimage From Ramadan

Only people vaccinated against Covid will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage. (File)Riyadh: Saudi authorities said Monday only people vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage, starting from the holy month of Ramadan.The hajj and umrah ministry said in a statement that only "immunised people" will be granted permits to perform umrah as well as prayers in the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Career and Education

80 students found Covid positive in 48 hours in Bihar – Times of India

PATNA: A total of 80 students have been found coronavirus positive in the last 48 hours in Bihar. Majority of the students belong to the state capital Patna and are below 14 years of age. They have been put in home isolation. The Bihar government has already shut schools and colleges till April 11. As per the data provided by the health department, 864 new Corona positive cases have been reported in all 38 districts in Bihar. Sixty students were found corona positive on Saturday and 20 on Sunday. Majority of the students belong to Patna's Kankarbagh, Patrakarnagar, Gardanibagh, Anisabad, Boring road, Ashok Rajpath, Raja Bazar and Rajiv Nagar. "We have formed 103 micro containment zones in Patna and 75 medical teams are deployed on the ground to identify suspects. A total of 372 tested...
Career and Education

Protest against non-reopening of coaching institutes turns violent in Bihar town – Times of India

SASARAM: Several police personnel were injured here on Monday while trying to quell a mob that went on rampage in protest against the Bihar government's deferment of reopening of schools, colleges and coaching institutes by a week, in view of the recent spurt in COVID-19 cases. The town police station area here, district headquarters of Rohtas, witnessed mayhem at the hands of "anti-social elements, besides some students egged on by mischievous private coaching institute owners", a senior police official said. According to Ashish Bharti, Superintendent of Police, Rohtas, about a dozen people have been rounded up so far in connection with the violence, vandalism and arson. The Gaurakshini locality in the town and the area in the vicinity of the collectorate bore witness to the agitator...
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IPL 2021: Gautam Gambhir Was Always Aggressive As Captain, Says Pat Cummins | Cricket News

Gautam Gambhir led Kolkata Knight Riders to the IPL title in 2012 and 2014.© BCCI/IPL Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins loved the aggression with which Gautam Gambhir led the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their second Indian Premier League (IPL) title win in 2014. Under Gambhir's leadership, KKR won the IPL in 2012 and 2014, defeating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Punjab Kings (formerly Kings XI Punjab) in ...