Australians in IPL head for Maldives, NZ players wait to exit India

Former Indian cricketer and current BCCI (Board Of Control for Cricket in India) president Sourav Ganguly reacts during a press conference at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, India, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

The Indian Premier League’s Australian cohort is headed for the Maldives after the tournament’s abrupt suspension over the coronavirus crisis in the south Asian nation, said Sourav Ganguly, the chief of the Indian cricket board.

International cricketers started heading home on Wednesday after the previous day’s halt of the Twenty20 competition, as India grapples with a sweeping second wave of infections. read more

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Covid vaccine: Why you should wait two weeks to travel

Medical experts say the two-week time frame allows the vaccine to do its job. “Our bodies need that time to develop both antibody and cellular immune responses, which are critical for protection,” said Paul Sax, clinical director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Sten Vermund, dean of the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Conn., said that while the first shot can provide partial protection, it is necessary to wait the prescribed amount of time to reach the highest level of immunity. “To maximize the protection you get from the vaccine,”

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Agent of Simon Mignolet reveals lengthy wait for Liverpool departure

The agent of former Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has told Het Nieuwsblad (via Sport Witness) of the problems in securing the Belgian’s departure from Anfield.

Simon Mignolet wearing a green shirt: Watford v Liverpool - Premier League

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Watford v Liverpool – Premier League

Following the arrival of Alisson Becker from AS Roma off the back of the Champions League final defeat in 2018, the writing seemed on the wall for Mignolet and his future on Merseyside.

The Brazilian instantly took the number one berth in Jurgen Klopp’s side, leaving Mignolet and the much-maligned Loris Karius out of the picture. Having sat out the final months of

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