Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished.
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.
Cricket Australia supremo Wally Edwards and ECB chairman Giles Clarke tried to pacify the increasingly restless associate and affiliate members of the ICC assuring good governance and greater benefits, on the first day of its Annual Conference here on Tuesday.
Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has revealed that he feared international cricket being "left behind" by the IPL given its growing popularity but the BCCI allayed his apprehension by promising not to expand the T20 event`s schedule for the next eight years.
Cricket Australia Chairman Wally Edwards has come out in strong support of the BCCI receiving a lion`s share of world cricket revenue, saying that India deserves a fair compensation for contributing 80 per cent of the revenue by "hiring out" its team.
The Emergent Working Committee of the BCCI in Chennai on Thursday has been summoned to discuss Board`s bid to push for lion`s share from ICC`s revenue earnings at the parent body`s executive board meeting in Dubai on January 28 and 29.