Dhruv Sitwala, fresh from his silver medal winning feat in the recent world team championship, uncorked the tournament-high break of 188 to steer MB`s Shooters into the final of the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League at the Bombay Gymkhana here today.
Following the earlier announcement by the ICC and BCB of their move to appeal against the decision of the BCB`s anti-corruption tribunal, the ICC has clarified matters surrounding the involvement of Ian Pont, the Dhaka Gladiators` coach, in BPL 2013 investigations.
Bangladesh Cricket Board today cracked the whip on Shakib Al Hasan for indiscipline, handing him a six-month ban from all forms of cricket after the star all-rounder left for Barbados for Caribbean Premier League without the clearance from the Board.
The BCCI Working Committee will meet here tomorrow to shortlist two prospective countries which will be kept as alternative venues for the seventh edition of the IPL which is co-inciding with the general elections.
Former New Zealand international Lou Vincent confirmed Thursday that he failed to tell authorities when a bookmaker approached him about fixing a match in Bangladesh, but said that was the extent of any wrongdoing.
The ICC and the Bangladesh Cricket Board today expressed disappointment after the tribunal investigating alleged corruption in the BPL, found one of the owners of Dhaka Gladiators guilty of "being party to an effort to fix" a match in the 2013 edition of the T20 league.
In a move that could trigger a controversy, the Congress-led Assam government today announced to distribute at least Rs 200 cash to BPL families as "gift" during Rongali Bihu festival in April, just ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
Gujarat government today clarified that it had not issued any new guidelines for identification of Below Poverty Line families, saying it could not take such a step unilaterally without involving the Centre.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the state government to formulate a scheme for nearly four lakh girls living below poverty line to enable them to live a dignified life and prevent their exploitation.