The former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has claimed that they only appointed Australian Dav Whatmore as the head coach of the national team in 2012 after then serving coach Mohsin Khan didn't respond to the board.
Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game.
All rounder Wayne Parnell has failed to recover from a shoulder injury in time to play for South Africa in the first one-day international against New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
Hockey fans will get to see the prestigious Champions Trophy matches, to be held Dec 6-14 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, with the cheapest ticket costing only Rs.20 while the least-expensive ticket for the knock-out rounds will cost Rs.50.
The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet today to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay dispute with the Board.
Set to make a return to the Australian cricket squad against Pakistan for the first Test in Dubai, pacer Peter Siddle said Monday that he has gained five kg which has helped him regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann demands from his fast bowlers.
West Indies might be in neck deep trouble after their team's pull out of the India series, but that hasn't stopped its board from reviewing coaching applications for the senior team as the post is lying vacant after Ottis Gibson's departure in August.
All rounder Jimmy Neesham has been given the first opportunity to settle questions at the top of New Zealand`s order ahead of next year`s cricket World Cup when he opens the batting with Martin Guptill against South Africa on Tuesday.
Accusing the BCCI of ignoring ladies cricket, Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) honorary general secretary Nutan Gavaskar has demanded the merger of the women's body with the all-powerful Indian board, which according to her was directed by the ICC eight years ago."ICC should send its observers to locate whether its directive given in the year 2006 regarding merger of WCAI with BCCI has been implemented in letter and spirit," Nutan said, while talking to reporters, here today.
Benefiting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.