Pakistan cricket team left for their tour of England on June 26th , the tour is scheduled to start on the 29th of August, later this year. The team is being flown down there in a chartered service who will have to be in a 14-day quarantine period in Worcester.
Babar Azam, the skipper of Pakistan’s white-ball team posted on twitter : “On our way to another historic Pakistan tour to England. Its always great to play in England and I look forward to getting on this journey with our talented bunch of players. Fans, as always we would be in need of your prayers, love, and unconditional support. #PAKvENG #RiseAndRise.”
Photo of Babar Azam & team
The Pakistan-England series will see the two teams head-to-head in three tests and three T20 games. The already scheduled West Indies tour of England starts on the 8th of July, 2020. They are set to play three tests. This will help bring back confidence and audience back to cricket games which was hard hit because of the pandemic.
The recently concluded European Cricket Series (ECS)
sponsored by Dream11 has also seen a lot of interest from cricket fans around the world. As sports events slowly pick up pace with multiple big names like Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona all returning back to games, the general buzz around all the events is increasing multi-fold.
The Pakistan team is battling Corona on another front as 10 players have tested positive. This is already a big blow to the ailing team as this will also impact the playing 11 in a big way. Pakistan’s Test captain Azhar Ali was quoted in a press conference on June 27- “Their (England’s) top order has been quite fragile for a while since Alastair Cook retired. They’ve tried a few combinations and only now it’s just settling down; they weren’t very confident of their top order. Their Test team is in the process of settling down still”. This will be a great sign for the team as they prepare to face England with an army of young players.
This part has been added after the original article above.
News Flash: 30th June
All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, legspinner Shadab Khan and returning fast bowler Wahab Riaz are among six Pakistan cricketers who have tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time in three days.
The group of six cricketers, also including Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain and Mohammad Rizwan, were tested again on Monday (June 29) after their tests dated June 26 had come out negative.
Pakistan 20-man squad already in UK:
Abid Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali (Test captain), Babar Azam (Test vice-captain and T20I captain), Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Khushdil Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir
Players set to join squad:
Mohammad Hafeez, legspinner Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Hasnain, Shoaib Malik (July 24)
New Zealand-Bangladesh Test Series Postponed Amid Covid-19
IMAGE: Times Of India
Just when we were believing that sports are coming back on track, we have got the news that Bangladesh’s upcoming Test series against New Zealand in August-September has been postponed to a later day.
BCB chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury in a press release as quoted “In the present COVID-19 pandemic scenario, hosting a full cricket series in August 2020 will be a challenge in terms of preparations and we cannot take chances with the safety and health of players, support staff and related stakeholders”.
“Under these circumstances, the BCB and NZC have felt that the best way forward would be to defer the series. BCB and NZC will now work on identifying a suitable time to reschedule the series, the report on dhakatribune.com, said.
Cricket is suspended in Bangladesh since March following the second Test against Pakistan in Karachi (April), Ireland and UK tour (May) and Australia’s tour of Bangladesh (June) and now the New-Zealand tour (Aug-Sep). Their tour to Sri Lanka, scheduled for July-August, is still in doubt.
New Zealand had also cancelled the Chappell-Hadlee series in March after one ODI. Their Europe tour (Netherlands, Ireland and Scotland) had also been postponed and a tour to the West Indies.
Earlier, Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, Nafees Iqbal Pakistan crickter Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf and Haider Ali have been tested with Corona Virus.
Author: Ravi sharma(23-06-2020)
Finnish Premier League | Full Schedule, Timings
In the ongoing Corona virus pandemic, Finnish Premier League 2020 is the latest addition to the return of live cricket. Finnish PremierLeague 2020 starts on 1st June 2020 and will be played till August 20, 2020.
Eight cricket teams will be participating in the League and will play 60 matches among them.
The training of the players began with the strict Government regulations.
With the start of this League, Finland has become the third International Cricket Council after Vanuatu and EStonia to resume the cricket actions.
Finnish Premier League
1. Helsinki Cricket Club
2. KK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti
3. Empire CC
4. Bengal Tigers CC
5. FPC Finnish Pakistani Club
6. Greater Helsinki CC
7. GYM Helsinki Gymkhana
8. Vantaa CC
The matches of the Finnish Premier League T20 to be played on two grounds namely Kerava National Cricket Ground and Tikkurila Cricket Ground.
These matches will be streamed live on official YouTube channel of European Cricket Network (ECN).
All odds of the Finnish Premier League T20 will be available on various betting websites like O2exch, Mony Exchange, Diamond Exchange, Sky Exchange etc. As this league is not an International league, Betfair is currently not providing any odds, hence many of the Betfair powered betting website will not provide any odds.
Also, we got to know that various fantasy apps are also providing all virtual gaming of the Finnish Premier League. By that means, we are now moving to the routine life of gaming world where all sports are looking to resume their games step by step. Various Boards of the various Countries are discussing every possible step to resume. Whereas, betting and Fantasy Sport world are also waiting for the games to resume. As, there business has been highly affected with the ongoing corona pandemic.
Author: Ravi sharma(29-05-2020)
Coronavirus Stopped Sports Betting—but You Can Still Bet.
As long as there have been sports, there have been bets on the outcome, but what happens when there’s no sport to bet on, or no physical spaces in which to place that bet?
For the bookmakers and gaming companies confronted with the loss of major markets, the answer is straightforward: You offer your customers virtual sports, as well as slot machines, bingo, poker and casino games with live dealers.
But, for those who struggle to control their Betting, the current climate could be even more devastating.
“I think it’s the perfect storm,” said James Grimes, a recovering gambling addict who now campaigns against gambling sponsorship and advertising in football through his organization The Big Step.
“For people that don’t normally gamble, they might see gambling as a pastime to fill the void, but there are also a lot of people who will be adversely financially affected by this, and gambling advertisement creates the mistaken belief that gambling is a quick way of making money,” Grimes told DW.
“There is many game in casino Like Teen-Patti, Baccarat, roulette, Andar-Bahar, Teen-Patti 20-20, Dragon Tiger and Many more. Where you can play with Live Dealers and can do live chat with them.Using live chat you can ask any question directly at the same time related to live game . Apart from that you can also play there E-sport games like football, GTA, DOTA, CSGO Etc..
How to do Betting Online in India?
Getting started with online gambling can seem like a very complicated task, but we assure you, It’s very easy once you get the hang of it! In this article, We provide step by step instructions on how to get started with online gambling in India.
Gambling and India, things have always been sort of ‘in the dark’ when we speak of the two of them together. The minds of millions of aspiring Indian gamblers are filled with puzzling questions. With all the controversies surrounding conventional gambling in India, online betting seems like a viable option. Do you find yourself wondering how you can get started with online betting in India? What is its legal status? Can you make a profit? If yes, how to go about it?
All the questions mentioned above and many more will be answered through this article. We are going to focus in depth on the critical aspects of online gambling in India. From how to get started to guiding you through the process, we have got it all covered.
How to get started with online betting
There are two main factors you need to take into account before getting started with online betting. The first step is the selection of a betting site. For countries where betting is more comfortable, people don’t have to face any hassles. But states with confusing gambling laws can make it difficult for players to put money out on the table.
As far as sports betting and gambling on various events is concerned, there are different reputed online bookies. You can bet on games, casinos, live betting, and sports right here, of course. Some other reputed betting sites include Satsport, Jio Exchange, O2 Exchnage, etc.
Secondly, Something that can give you the required kick start is free bets. Beginners are not aware of how to put your cards out there in the game of skill. Before they deal with real money, practicing with free bets is highly recommended. Most platforms offer free bets as a welcome bonus or as promotional offers for regular users. Before you dive into the game of gambling, make sure your research is thorough.
How to gamble online in India: Step by Step Process
Let’s dive into the details and understand step-by-step how to safely bet online.
1. Provide accurate information to the betting website to ensure a transparent deposit and withdrawal of funds. You can rest assured of the security of the data entered as these sites use proper encryption to ensure the safety of sensitive information. Most of them are regulated by the government, so the chances of fraud are almost null. Once you have successfully created your account, it is time to move on to the next step.
2. After signing up comes the stage where users have to make their very first deposit. google-pay,phonepay and paytm are the safest options for depositing funds in online betting websites. You can create an account on any one of them and add your card or bank account to make the payment. Add the required amount to your Gpay, Phonepay or Paytm.
3. Go to the site where you have signed up and select the option to deposit the payment. Use Phonepay, Gpay or Paytm as the payment option and enter the amount. You might also be required to enter the account ID and the password to complete the transaction. Take actions as prompted and carry out the deal. Users are notified when the transaction is complete.
4. When you have sufficient funds in your bookie account, you can bet on any game, event, sport, casino, etc. If you win, your share of profit will be transferred to you after you go through the withdrawal process of the particular website. After withdrawing your funds, select the amount. This amount will be credited to your Phonepay, Gpay or Paytm. It’s the same account you used while making your deposit. You can then withdraw the entire amount to your bank without any hassles.
5. For completing the KYC, all customers are required to provide an ID card with one utility bill. You can also submit your bank account statement for verifying your address as long as it is within a 90 days time span.
Phonepay, Gpay and Paytm are the best ways to deposit for Indian customers.
How to be a profitable player
No one joins a betting website with an intention to lose. Before diving into the unpredictable world of online gambling, most potential players mistake it to be a fairyland where they can become millionaires overnight. While it is not completely unlikely in the game of luck, it isn’t a common occurrence too. To be a profitable wager, you need to be a skilled player. On that note, let us take a look at some tips that can act as a guide to make help you earn profits.
1. Have In-depth Knowledge Of Your Sport
A game is not about winning and losing and neither is a bet. You lose, you recover. But if you don’t know the game from the inside out, pretty soon you might lose all that you gained. Thus, it is recommended that before betting on a sport, know every detail so that your predictions are more accurate than newbies. It eliminates the competition at the root if you are thorough with your game.
2. Try various Bookmakers
As we all know by now, almost all bookmakers give lucrative welcome bonuses to entice customers. Make sure you avail the benefit of a welcome offer to the fullest. When you shop around, you will come across the betting platform that has the best rates and the odds for your sport. Plus, the welcome bonuses together can amount to a significant portion of your profits!
3. The Less The Better
Wait, what? As far as I’ve heard, it’s the opposite, right? In most cases, yes, it is. But in the online betting world, if we speak in terms of selections for a bet, the fewer, the better. You stand a better chance of winning if you include fewer selections in the bet you place. Many players make the mistake of thinking too big when it comes to succeeding regarding money. Singles are responsible for making bookies lose massive sums.
4. Take Control Over Your Temptations
Blindly going for a bet after seeing a lucrative odd doesn’t work well in the long run. Long shot bets on odds on selection can cost you a lot. Even though it seems too good to ignore, Pooling in massive amounts in the hope of winning quick cash doesn’t always fare as planned. A single loss can make your entire bet go down which is not worth all the effort.
5. Think With Your Mind
You have to be extremely pragmatic and open-minded while betting. At times, you might not like the odds of your favorite team losing. Most people who treat sports as religion make the mistake of gambling with their hearts. If you want a further explanation of this error method, ask an emotional Indian trying to place a bet on a cricket match between India and Pakistan. Your heart makes you believe that your favorite team is going to be victorious. If your heart continues to hypnotize your skills, you will be at a significant loss before even realizing.
Betting is an activity that fills the player with a sense of immense excitement. Gambling sure is a risky activity. But how much you risk entirely depends on you. As long as you make the most out of your bet, You are highly unlikely to suffer the wrath of a massive defeat. Be wise, and you won’t experience a significant loss. Be negligent and gambling can turn your world upside down!
With the rise in online betting and the Indian Law Commission persuading the government to make amends, It is likely that gambling can be a regulated activity shortly. Since the Indian Government has been dormant on the subject of gambling for a long time, it indicates that no objections are raised. The fact that the authorities have not prohibited online gambling is itself a hint that the activity has a bright future in the country.
Ready to get started? Pick a betting site below and click the “Claim” button to get a generous welcome bonus when you make your first deposit!