The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Having been part of Rajasthan Royals` campaign in all six previous editions, including the triumphant one in the inaugural year 2008, star Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels the Jaipur franchise has its strongest-ever team in the Indian Premier League this season.
Suspended cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankit Chavan of Rajasthan Royals and 19 others were on Wednesday asked by a court here to respond to the plea of Delhi police seeking cancellation of bail granted to them in the IPL spot fixing case citing "evidence" against them under MCOCA.
Even as S Sreesanth and two other cricketers are being probed for their role in spot-fixing in IPL, an animal rights group has offered an opportunity to the tainted trio to generate "public goodwill" by featuring in an ad campaign promoting sterilisation of dogs and cats.
Rajasthan Royals today sought punishment if the three players arrested for their alleged role in spot-fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League are found guilty, but the franchise assured full support to its rest of the squad as it prepares for the play-offs.
Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has expressed his disappointment at the spot-fixing scandal of the Indian Premier League and has demanded life bans for the cricketers involved in the crime if they are found guilty.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council Chairman Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said that the Working Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would meet in Chennai on Sunday to decide on the quantum of punishment to be given to the three cricketers accused of spot fixing in the sixth edition of the event.