The cancellation of their third ODI against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam due to cyclone 'hudhud' has cost India a chance to regain the number one spot even as Australia grabbed the numero uno position in the ICC rankings issued on Monday.
Although relieved at his passport restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI Annual General Meeting as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet.
Out-of-favour Indian pacer Irfan Pathan is confident of making a "comeback" to the national fold and said that he would focus on the Ranji Trophy matches to make his presence felt. "Irfan will return very soon. For that my focus is on the forthcoming Ranji matches. I will play all the Ranji Trophy matches and if you play four-day cricket, it would be easier to play one-day cricket," the all-rounder told reporters here on Thursday.
The Marketing Committee of the BCCI awarded the Title Sponsorship for the International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India during the 2014-15 season to Micromax Informatics Limited for an approximate fee of Rs 18 crore, here on Thursday.
Indian batting legend Rahul Dravid has said that he would have preferred to wait till the end of India`s England tour to make changes to the support staff as such decisions could be "tough on everyone concerned".
Skipper Alastair Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 while youngster Gary Ballance hit his second successive century as England reached a comfortable 247 for two against India on the opening day of the third cricket Test, here today.
Rain continued to play spoilsport here as India could only bowl 13 overs before lunch on the third and final day of their opening tour game against Leicestershire during which the hosts scored 71 for one.
With some fine performances in all three formats of the game, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he has answered most of his critics quite emphatically in the past one year but cannot really do much about those who keep thinking about him like obsessive lovers.
Former India skipper Rahul Dravid may have been the quintessential modern-day batsman of this generation but that doesn`t stop him from praising the unorthodox yet effective Virender Sehwag, saying his former mate is still a joy to watch.
Flamboyant Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who himself recovered from a rare germ cell cancer interacted with child cancer patients on Friday, set to take part in an international sports event in Moscow.
Prolific opener Robin Uthappa is all set to make a comeback into the Indian team in the limited overs version as the selection committee might think about giving regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virat Kohli much needed rest ahead of the tour of England.
Keki Kotwal, a former cricket sub committee member of the Cricket Club of India, who went as manager of the Indian team to the ICC Knockout tournament in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2000, passed away here today.