The Delhi High Court has ordered de-sealing of all the kitchens and eating joints inside the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium, a day after they were sealed following a fire-related incident during an IPL-7 match on Saturday.
Axed from India`s limited overs squads, pace spearhead Ishant Sharma has excused himself from Delhi`s first two Vijay Hazare Trophy (North Zone one dayers) matches citing fatigue after having bowled a lot of overs during the recently concluded Test series in New Zealand.
Delhi team management`s lack of communication with the establishment again came into the fore on Suday when Feroze Shah Kotla curator Venkat Sundaram accused skipper Gautam Gambhir of "interfering into his job" ahead of their Ranji Trophy final group league encounter against Karnataka.
Mumbai Indians coach John Wright today said senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar`s experience of playing on the slow and turning Feroze Shah Kotla track will play a crucial role in tomorrow`s semi-final clash against Trinidad and Tobago here.
The Indo-Pak cricket rivalry is one of the most intense among the famed rivalries in the world of sport and the same was witnessed today when the two teams squared off in the third and final one-dayer at the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium here.
The hankering for tickets ahead of the second India-England ODI on Sunday created quite a scene at the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium where the Delhi and District Cricket Association`s own staff protested demanding passes for the match on Monday.
The local organisers of the Cricket World Cup here on Thursday heaved a sigh of relief after the re-laid Feroze Shah Kotla strip played firm and passed the test of the rigours of the South Africa-West Indies match.