Here’s a wrap-up of sports news and updates from across the world. From the controversial postponement of The Hundred competition to Formula One’s plans on starting the new season, here are the top headlines from the week gone by.
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been banned from all forms of cricket for three years for failing to report spot-fixing offers, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Monday. Umar, who turns 30 next month, pleaded guilty to not reporting the fixing offers which led to his provisional suspension on February 20 this year. (READ)
Australia will not allow the use of saliva or sweat to shine the ball once cricket training resumes in the post COVID-19 world, says a framework released by the federal government regarding the staged return of sports amid the pandemic. (READ)
English cricket’s controversial new Hundred competition has been delayed until…