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Pak vs WI ODI squad to be introduced on Could 23: PCB



The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned Friday it could announce the nationwide one-day worldwide (ODI) squad for the West Indies — slated for June — on Could 23.

The discussions on finalising the squad are underway, however the closing announcement will probably be made later this month adopted by a coaching camp that will probably be arrange from Could 29 or June 1 in Rawalpindi, the PCB mentioned in an announcement by the cricket board.

In a while, PCB mentioned it could announce squads for the tour of the Netherlands and Sri Lanka on June 13.

Pakistan will tour the Netherlands for 3 ODIs, whereas solely two Exams are scheduled in Sri Lanka after the ODI leg of the tour was scrapped because of the schedule of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

The PCB additionally confirmed that Multan can be the backup choice to host the COVID-19 protocol-free West Indies sequence because the board retains a watch on the political scenario within the twin cities — Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

This month, Pakistan ladies vs Sri Lanka ladies — three ODIs and three T20Is sequence — will even happen with none COVID-19 SOPs.

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Umran earns maiden India name up for SA T20Is, Pujara again for England Check



Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara’s red-hot type for Sussex earned him a spot within the India squad on Sunday for the one-off Check towards England in July.

India had been 2-1 forward when the ultimate Check at Previous Trafford in September was cancelled following COVID-19 circumstances of their camp. Edgbaston will host the match from July 1.

Pujara, dropped after India’s tour of South Africa this 12 months, was picked within the 17-member squad after his 4 100-plus scores, together with two double a whole lot, in 5 county championship division two matches.

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who missed the ultimate Indian Premier League matches with a rib harm, was additionally picked alongside fellow spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

India rested a number of frontline gamers, together with captain Rohit Sharma and batsman Virat Kohli, and put KL Rahul accountable for an 18-member squad for subsequent month’s house T20 sequence towards South Africa.

Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik and thrilling quick bowler Umran Malik had been picked for the five-match sequence starting in New Delhi on June 9.

India’s Check squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna

India T20 squad: KL Rahul (captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

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PCB summons 4 cricketers for ‘shock’ health Assessments on Could 25



Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has summoned 4 cricketers for the health Assessments on Could 25.

Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Sohail and Sharjeel Khan are the cricketers known as for health Assessments within the sizzling climate of Lahore.

In accordance with sources, the gamers had been first requested for a bodily evaluation by the board.

After confirming their availability, gamers obtained a shocking message concerning the health checks from the board.

This health check includes finishing a two-kilometre run in seven and a half minutes with numerous bodily workout routines. All 4 gamers are usually not at present a part of the conditioning camp.

The gamers are of the opinion that nobody takes health checks in such climate. Cricketers, a part of the conditioning camp, additionally didn’t bear the health. The board should have known as them instantly into the camp first.

It have to be famous that each one the above-mentioned cricketers are usually not a part of the nationwide crew.

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Lyon win Girls’s Champions League



TURIN: Lyon received the Girls’s Champions League on Saturday after beating Barcelona 3-1 to be topped queens of Europe for a record-extending eighth time.

First-half objectives from Amandine Henry, Ada Hegerberg, and Catarina Macario have been sufficient to take the title from pre-match holders Barca, who pulled one again by way of captain Alexia Putellas simply earlier than half-time.

The expectation was excessive amongst Barca followers, who descended in massive numbers on the Allianz Stadium in Turin to look at a workforce who’ve been tipped to finish Lyon’s dominance of the ladies’s recreation in Europe.

Nonetheless, they couldn’t come again from going three objectives down within the first 33 minutes.

“I’m tremendous completely happy to have scored as a result of it helped us settle in to the match. It can stay engraved in my reminiscence,” mentioned Henry after her blockbuster end.

“I’m not used to scoring however this may give me much more confidence and extra need to maintain taking part in.”

The harm was performed in a whirlwind opening interval by which Lyon confirmed their European pedigree and for giant tracts steamrollered Barca.

Henry opened the scoring within the sixth minute with a phenomenal strike which got here out of nowhere, the France icon choosing up the ball means out earlier than letting off a rocket which Sandra Panos may solely grasp at in useless.

From there Lyon kicked into gear and Hegerberg had her 59th purpose in 60 Champions League appearances within the twenty third minute when she calmly nodded in Selma Bacha’s cross from shut vary.

Ten minutes later Barca’s heads have been spinning after a baffling defensive mix-up left Macario with a tap-in to make it three from virtually on the purpose line.

Barca seemed lifeless and buried however Ballon d’Or holder Putellas dragged her workforce again into it 4 minutes earlier than the break when she saved Caroline Graham Hansen’s miscued cross by lashing dwelling a low first-time end.

Patricia Guijarro thought she had lower the deficit to only one in probably the most spectacular means doable when she launched an audacious shot from simply after the half-way line which crashed again out from the underside of the bar.

From there Barca have been the higher workforce however lacked the killer contact, with Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic volleying an amazing likelihood extensive with seven minutes remaining highlighting a wastefulness which ultimately price them their European crown.

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