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In a social media response of the official account of Star Sports Football, Star Sports denounces rights for the Bundesliga in India, hinting the possible withdrawal of the broadcaster from airing the German top-flight in India. Star India earlier had a deal for five seasons with the DFL Sports Enterprises, commercial division of the DFL, the German football league. “Hi! We do not have the broadcast rights for Bundesliga,” Star Sports Football replied on Twitter when asked about the rumours of not broadcasting Bundesliga in India. The new season of the German top-flight will kick-off in about two weeks. However, the…

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England are in great shape this summer after winning against West Indies, Ireland and Pakistan. The Three Lions have also won the T20I series against Australia. With some huge wins to their name, they are now gearing up for the One Day series. The first match will take place at Old Trafford and both the teams will be looking for a positive start. The English side have been playing some really good Cricket. They will be hoping to continue that form in the upcoming series as well. England The hosts have been dominant this summer but they suffered a surprise…

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With less than 10 days to go, the Indian Premier League (IPL) released an anthem on September 6 which is titled “Aayenge hum wapas” meaning “We will comeback”, with a caption that said, “The greater the setback… The stronger the comeback.” Shortly after the release, the broadcasters of the cash-rich league have been accused of plagiarism following the allegations of an Indian rapper Krishna Kaul. The music video for the song shows a montage of people from different parts of India getting ready to watch the tournament remotely. It has over 1.3 lakh views on YouTube and more than 3.6…

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Trinidad Knight Riders will lock their horns against St. Lucia Zouks on Thursday in the final of Caribbean Premier League. It will be the first major final of a tournament since the restart of cricket. The CPL T20 has attracted a lot of attention so far with its brilliant action and this final would be expected to do more of the same. Trinidad Knight Riders: Trinidad Knight Riders have won 11 matches in a row in this season. They have finished at the top of the table after the end of the league stage of the tournament. Trinidad Knight Riders…

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One of the most decorated names in Indian Cricket, Yuvraj Singh hung up his boots recently. The attacking batsman was a top player for the Indian team for many years. The top star from Punjab made a name for himself, as he grew amongst the ranks of the Indian team. He helped Team India win a couple of World Cup as well. Yuvraj valiantly fought cancer and was victorious in his battle, only to make his return to cricket. He played like a lion and earned multiple accolades to his name over the years. He is one of the most…

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England batsman Ollie Pope will be out of action for up to four months after dislocating his left shoulder in the third and final cricket test against Pakistan. Pope suffered an identical injury while playing for Surrey last summer, and was seen discomforted after he landed awkwardly after his dive in an attempt to prevent a boundary on Day 4 of the drawn match. The 22-year-old did not return to the field for the remainder of the match, as he immediately underwent MRI scan in London on Wednesday before being reviewed by a consultant on Thursday, and it has been…

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Due to the spike of coronavirus cases in India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hints cancelling all domestic cricket this season.  The BCCI has finally managed to form a plan for the Indian Premier League (IPL). However, the board is unlikely to do the same for the traditional domestic events, prompting the suspension of the entire domestic cricket calendar. “In certain states, it’s bad. In other states, it’s worse. The numbers are unrelenting. In such a scenario, how does one plan anything over a period of three or four months, when you’re not sure what’s in…

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After the long delay, the schedule for the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) has been announced. Moved out of India due to a spike of coronavirus infection in the home country, the 13th edition of the cash-rich tournament will be played on September 19, with defending champions Mumbai Indians to kick-start the competition against Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi. Eight teams – Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab – will play each other twice in a round-robin format. The top four in the points…

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Days after Suresh Raina expelled from the IPL 2020 due to personal reasons, his national teammate Harbhajan Singh wants to move in the same direction for Covid-19 crisis in the team. This will come as a huge blow to the Chennai Super Kings faithful, whose 13 members already tested positive for the Coronavirus. Among them, known names like Deepak Chahar and Ruturaj have contacted the disease. Their mandatory quarantine period was also increased to 14 days after their initial 6-day period. This is considered as the prime reason for Harbhajan’s unwillingness to join the team for the upcoming Indian Premier…

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It is no secret that there have been a lot of problems due to the current pandemic. Major sports activities across the globe were initially postponed or cancelled. These are now being held without spectators. Many sports like Cricket, football, etc. have suffered a huge loss in revenue as well. The situation is very dynamic and things are improving for the better. However, there is no solid confirmation as to when things will be back to normal. With that being said, the IPL 2020 was shifted from India to the UAE. The BCCI was trying their best to host a…

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