BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting.
Ahead of their high-voltage World Cup semi-final against Australia here on Thursday, the Indian cricket team looked in good spirits with the players looking calm and composed as they underwent a training session on Monday.
The pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) has attracted so much attention in the past few days that ICC's chief of grounds and pitches committee Andy Atkinson was seen carrying out thorough inspection of the 22-yard strip, here on Monday.
Fans across the country and beyond seem bowled over by the exploits of the young Indian cricket team in the World Cup. But as the players receive the plaudits, one tends to forget the silent, faceless army of the team support staff who work tirelessly to keep the players in fine fettle, both mentally and physically.
Not taking anything away from Shikhar Dhawan's creditable show in the cricket World Cup so far, West Indies pace legend Michael Holding feels the left-handed opener is lucky to be surrounded by understanding men, who can play the good mentor's role.
ICC events in recent years have witnessed the Indian cricket team devising unique ways of training and it was no different this time around with the side employing a unique 'two-bench' theory to counter the pace and bounce of Pakistani bowlers in its World Cup opener.
Being Mahendra Singh Dhoni's understudy for the past four years has taught Wriddhiman Saha the virtue of patience and he said Dhoni had predicted after walking into Test sunset that the current bunch will form the core of the Indian cricket team for the next 7-8 years.
Relieved to be in good ODI form ahead of next month's World Cup, Indian batsman Suresh Raina said he would have been left devastated after his dismal failure in the cricket Test series against Australia had his side failed to draw the last two matches.
Indian bowlers might have come under severe criticism for their below-par show in the recent Test series in Australia but head coach Duncan Fletcher has defended them, saying that the thrashing they got from the home side batsmen was due to inexperience of some of them.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement from Test cricket could prove to be a boon for Wriddhiman Saha, who had been waiting in the fringes for long, but the Bengal wicketkeeper today said there's no way he could breathe easy.
Criticised for failing in his debut Test in Melbourne, young Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul was relieved to score his maiden century in his second game to help India stay afloat on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia, here today.
Indian cricket board is reportedly looking for a new national coach to replace incumbent Duncan Fletcher. The Zimbabwean's contract with the BCCI expires after the 2015 Cricket World Cup, that will conclude on March 29.