Encouraged by the financial model followed by Cricket Australia and England and Wales Cricket Board, the BCCI is planning to introduce a performance-based incentive for the Indian team for each and every home and away series.
England have called up uncapped Somerset all-rounder Craig Overton as cover for injured fast bowler Chris Jordan for the last three matches of the one-day series against New Zealand, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Saturday.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Tuesday announced plans for a four million pounds refurbishment of the award-winning J P Morgan Media Centre at Lord's. Work will take place over the course of the next two winters and the renovated media facility will be unveiled in time for the 2017 season when Lord's will host the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup final.
Kevin Pietersen again indicated he`d been misled about the possibility of an international comeback when he said Saturday he had been offered a "clean slate" by incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith was among several pundits who slammed Andrew Strauss`s decision to maintain Kevin Pietersen`s international exile, saying it had made English cricket a "laughing stock".
Star batsman Kevin Pietersen said he was "devastated" after being informed by newly-appointed England director of cricket Andrew Strauss that he would not feature for the national team over the home summer because there was a "massive trust issue".
England director of cricket Andrew Strauss said Tuesday that Kevin Pietersen was "not part of our plans for the summer", saying there was a "massive trust issue" between the England and Wales Cricket Board and the controversial batsman.
Kevin Pietersen is set for peace talks with new England chief Andrew Strauss after the exiled batsman blasted a career-best score of 326 not out on Monday to boost his hopes of an international recall.