Having got the backing of both the N.Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar factions of the BCCI, the newly-elected cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Monday night that those who had once expelled him were now cheering for him.
New Zealand great Martin Crowe was inducted into Cricket`s Hall of Fame on Saturday, the terminally ill former batsman describing it as a "great honour" and prompting a standing ovation from 40,000 fans at Eden Park.
Afghanistan all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf is suffering from a side strain he picked up in the match against Sri Lanka and has been replaced by Shafiqullah Shafiq in the World Cup squad, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday.
Cricket World Cup 2015 brand ambassador Sachin Tendulkar Monday predicted that the 14-nation tournament will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket.
A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board has lamented that the culture of criticism and scorn being directed at the national team after a bad performance is not visible in any other cricket playing nation.