The England cricket team will no longer play football during training or as a warm -up before matches. The reason for this decision was an injury to player Rory burns, who injured his ankle during training while playing football. England managing Director Ashley Giles has previously stated that he believes football is too injury- prone, but the players said it was important to maintain team spirit. At the same time, the England and Wales cricket Board did not give direct instructions about the ban on football training.
The maximum audience for the Wimbledon final on English TV was twice the audience for England’s victory in the Cricket World Cup
The Wimbledon final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, which was broadcast on BBC One in the UK , was watched by 9.6 million people at the same time . This is more than twice the peak audience of the cricket world Cup final (4.5 million), which was also held in London and ended just after tennis (England defeated New Zealand).
In addition, the British Grand Prix ended yesterday. Its maximum audience was 2.5 million.
On average, the Wimbledon final was watched by 6 million English viewers, while the other two were watched by 2.4 and 1.8 million, respectively.
The Bangladesh cricket team was on its way to a mosque in New Zealand when the attack occurred
The Bangladesh cricket team was on its way to a mosque in New Zealand when the attack occurred.
Today, in the new Zealand city of Christchurch, a 28-year-old Australian opened fire on parishioners of a mosque. A little later, his accomplices attacked a mosque in Linwood. As a result of the attack, 49 people were killed and 39 were injured.
The Bangladesh team was due to play New Zealand in a test match today. The team’s players and coaches were on their way to a mosque in Christchurch to pray just as the shooting started there.
The athletes managed to get back on their bus and safely reached their hotel. The match against New Zealand was cancelled.
“The entire team escaped from the shooters today. Terrible experience, pray for us, ” wrote team player Tamim Iqbal.
“Allah saved us today from shooting at the mosque. We were very lucky. I never want to see that again… Pray for us, ” said player Mushfiqur Rahim.