Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell became the 13th player in the team to test positive for COVID-19 in the ongoing Big Bash League. Eight Melbourne Stars support staff members also tested positive.
The pandemic is still at large and its new variant Omicron has created a major fear wave across the world. Here is a list of sports personalities who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the New Year.
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh hogged the limelight with 50-ball 77 not out which steered Australia to an eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the T20 World Cup finals.
Shoaib Malik's 18-ball 50 is the joint third-fastest half-century in the T20Is. He shares the record with India's KL Rahul and Stephan Myburgh of Netherlands.
Australia hammered already-eliminated West Indies by eight wickets in their final ICC T20 World Cup 2021, group match. Catch highlights of the AUS vs WI match here.
Australia would be aiming for a much-improved batting effort after being hammered by England in their previous game.
Australia suffered a humiliating 8-wicket defeat at the hands of bitter rivals in their second Super 12 match of ICC T20 World Cup.
Sri Lanka are coming into this match after winning four back-to-back matches and could pose a serious threat to the Australians, who are yet to win the T20 World Cup.
South Africa were handed a five-wicket defeat by Australia in their T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 opener, while England mauled West Indies.
Australia restricted South Africa to 118/9 then chased down the target in 19.4 overs in their ICC T20 World Cup 2021 opener.
Australia restricted South Africa to 118/9 then chased down the target in 19.4 overs in their ICC T20 World Cup 2021 opener. Catch highlights here.
Australia will hope their top order can fire when they open their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign against South Africa in the Super-12 Group 1 match on October 23.
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav, all got runs as India defeated Australia by nine wickets in their T20 World Cup 2021 second warm-up game.
Sharing the same dressing room with both Kohli and De Villiers at RCB, Maxwell reaped rich dividends with 513 runs from 15 matches in IPL 2021.
Warner has been going through a poor form with the bat scoring 0 and 2 for SRH in IPL 2021 UAE leg before falling for first-ball duck against New Zealand on Monday.
The six count went down from 734 to 687 - a decrease of 47 while there were 34 less fours in IPL 2021. Here's a look at the boundaries.
Not only Maxwell but his RCB and Australian teammate Dan Christian and his pregnant wife Jorgia Dunn were also subjected to online abuse
The RCB wicketkeeper-batter is having a good run in IPL 2021. His 78 not out Vs Delhi Capitals on Friday is also his career-best T20 score.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
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