Lawyer-turned-administrator Shashank Manohar was on Sunday elected unopposed as the BCCI President for a second time after a gap of four years and vowed to clean up the mess in the Cricket Board by announcing a slew of reforms to restore the credibility of the game.
The Indian cricket board on Tuesday clarified that the prestigious Duleep Trophy has been shelved, and that the tournament remains an "integral part of the domestic calendar" and will be the curtain-raiser of the 2016-17 domestic season.
A confident Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to carry on their winning momentum when they take on title holders Mumbai Indians, who would be low on belief after the opening thrashing in the Indian Premier League, here on Satuday.
It triggered quite a furore in Sri Lankan cricket but the country`s first World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has backed Mahela Jayawrdene and Kumar Sangakkara`s decision to call it quits from Twenty20 Internationals, saying the duo`s timing was correct.
Yuvraj Singh`s father Yograj on Sunday came out in defence of his son, saying the left-handed batsman, who struggled for his 11 runs off 21 balls, should not be singled out for India`s loss in the ICC World T20 final.
Going through a purple patch, Indian batsman Virat Kohli was on Sunday named Player of the Tournament for amassing 319 runs in the ICC World T20, which concluded here with Sri Lanka lifting their maiden international title in this format.
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today attributed the team`s loss against Sri Lanka in the ICC World T20 final to his batsmen`s failure to convert the starts and the islanders` "brilliant" bowling at the death.