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Indian Premier League bid verification process underway in Dubai

Industrialist Sanjiv Goenka wins IPL’s new Lucknow franchise with bid of over Rs 7,000 crore

International equity investment firm CVC Capital won the Ahmedabad franchise with a bid of Rs 5,600 crore. The two new teams will be part of the 2022 IPL tournament.

IPL match between DC & SRH to go ahead despite bowler T Natarajan testing positive for Covid

The Sunrisers Hyderabad left-arm pacer is currently asymptomatic and his six close contacts have been isolated, according to a BCCI release.
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Taliban bans IPL broadcast in Afghanistan over presence of ‘female spectators’

Ever since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the international sporting community has been concerned about the fundamentalist group’s position on women participating in sports.
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Porn films not the first Raj Kundra controversy. His life can inspire ‘how not to make money’

Actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra has courted trouble through the years, from cricket betting and gold scandal to alleged deals with gangsters and now porn films.

Bombay HC sets aside arbitration award directing BCCI to pay over Rs 4,800 crore to DCHL

The arbitrator appointed by the court had held the termination of DCHL's IPL team Deccan Chargers Hyderabad illegal and the sum plus 10% interest to be computed from 2012.

KKR bowler Pat Cummins allocates donation to UNICEF Australia’s India Covid Crisis Appeal

Fast bowler Cummins urged people to donate to the initiative as Australian Cricket works to raise funds for India Covid Crisis Appeal. Cummins earlier said he was donating USD 50,000 to PM CARES.

IPL suspended indefinitely after multiple Covid cases in bio-bubble

The announcement came after SRH wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha tested positive. CSK bowling coach L Balaji and KKR bowlers Varun Chakravarthy & Sandeep Warrier had tested positive Monday.

IPL suspended, but survey shows 33% Indians wanted it to go on

The Covid-19 situation is far more dire in the Hindi-speaking states and hence the responses may be reflective of the situation there vis-à-vis the southern states.
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IPL or Netflix, both are entertainment. Virtue signalling is anti-sport

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Australian fast-bowler Pat Cummins donates $50,000 to PM Cares Fund for oxygen supply

In a statement Monday, the Kolkata Knights Rider player said that it saddened him to see so many people suffering and also urged his fellow players to donate.

Twitter has an India-born CEO Parag Agrawal. In Pakistan, it has caused a burn

We look forward to overseas Pakistanis cooking on wood, explaining gas shortage in Pakistan. These are inflation CEOs. Unmatchable against Google, Twitter CEOs.
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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.