Rumours are already swirling around for the UAE to be the likely host to complete the 14th edition of the IPL, which was abandoned in the mid-way after coronavirus cases were reported in the bubble.
Waleed Bukhatir, Vice Chairman of Sharjah Cricket Stadium, received Prince Saud Bin Mishal Al Saud, Chairman of Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation on Monday. Khalaf Bukhatir, CEO of Sharjah Cricket Stadium, was also present at the event. They discussed the growth and development of the game in both the countries.
The IPL, the world's richest cricket tournament, was half finished when it was halted on May 4 after a number of players and team officials caught coronavirus despite being in bio-secure bubbles.
South Africa-born left-hander Conway was in sight of becoming the very first batsman in the 144-year history of Test cricket to carry their bat throughout the entire innings in their first knock in the format when he was run out to end a stay of more than nine-and-a-half hours.
That meant they had an overall lead of 272 runs with 75.3 overs still left in the day — plenty of time in which to declare against an England side without several batsmen well-suited to a run chase in injured all-rounder Ben Stokes...
Robinson, in a statement issued after play on Wednesday, said he was "embarrassed" and "ashamed" by the posts. "I want to make it clear that I'm not racist and I'm not sexist," he added.
Sri Lanka Cricket chief executive Ashley de Silva said that the event may have to be put back until after the 2023 50-over World Cup because most teams had already planned schedules for the next two years.
England has slumped to its first test series defeat at home since 2014 after meekly surrendering to New Zealand in less than an hour of play on the fourth day of the second test at Edgbaston on Sunday.
"We are delighted with this development as the remaining hurdles in the staging of the remaining (league) matches in Abu Dhabi have been overcome and all systems are now good to go,” PCB chief executive Wasim Khan said.