The Masters Champions League (MCL) has no intention to compete with a similar proposed event floated by cricketing greats Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, said its promoter and former Australia batsman Dean Jones.
After Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne are set to start an ambitious Legends' T20 League in the United States, another league scheduled to start in 2016 featuring retired legends like Brian Lara, Wasim Akram, Adam Gilchrist was announced here today.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul's hopes of a happy farewell were squashed after the veteran left-handed batsman was left out of the 14-man West Indies squad for the first Test against Australia starting here on Wednesday.
West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has severely criticised the Cricket Board's (WICB) move to axe Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the national team and has called for an honourary send-off to the veteran batsman by including him in two-Test home series against Australia.
Chief selector Clive Lloyd says allowing Shiv Chanderpaul to continue playing in order to surpass Brian Lara as the highest run-getter in West Indies cricket was not a good enough reason to retain the veteran left-hander.
Attributing India's ouster from the World Cup to crucial missed opportunities, former cricketers on Thursday said the team needed a big knock from a top-order batsman to have a shot at overhauling the mammoth Australian total.
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has made a strong plea to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to revise the fielding restrictions rule in One-day Internationals in a bid to stop devaluation of former greats' achievements.
Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and V V S Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe.