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Players received mental health lessons

Players received mental health lessons

National Cricket Academy (NCA) chief Rahul Dravid on Wednesday (May 20) said that they have been addressing mental health issues of non-contracted and U-19 players amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an uncertain period for cricketers and it could affect them mentally.

Premier League confirms four positive tests

Premier League confirms four positive tests

Four individuals returned positive results in the latest round of coronavirus testing in the Premier League, it has been confirmed on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the English Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume contact training as the English top-flight took a significant step towards a possible restart in June.

T20 World Cup not postponed

T20 World Cup not postponed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has denied reports that the Men's T20 World Cup in Australia has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It has been reported that the tournament, due to begin on October 18, will be put back to next year. The ICC responded on Wednesday by insisting that is not the case and it is planning for the competition to go ahead.

Messi on 'huge' Copa disappointment

Messi on 'huge' Copa disappointment

Lionel Messi said he had been "extremely excited" to compete in the 2020 Copa America and the decision to postpone the competition until 2021 hit him hard. The Argentina captain was set to take part in the Copa America for the sixth time in June and July before CONMEBOL announced its postponement in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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