The captains of the competing teams in the Twenty20 women’s World Cup in Australia lay down their hands on the trophy ahead of the showpiece event. Reuters
Chandigarh: With the first match being washed out, both India and South Africa will hope that the rain gods stay away from Mohali when the two teams meet each at the IS Bindra Stadium
Australia’s women warmed up for their Twenty20 World Cup defence on Tuesday with a battling win over South Africa, but England suffered a setback in a shock 10-wicket hammering by Sri Lanka.
Faf du Plessis and pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada have been recalled into the South African fold for a Twenty20 series against Australia that gets under way on Friday.
“To all my friends in Dubai and the UAE, this is a really difficult moment and we need to take care of us and others as well,” said Figo.
“It was a great relief to see him deliver last start after the trouble he’d encountered at his previous two,” said trainer James Cummings.
The Premier League has been postponed until at least April 30 because of the pandemic and it is feared the season will be delayed again when English football’s stakeholders meet to discuss the crisis on Friday.