Newly-elected BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Sunday said that the new dispensation would not have a "vindictive attitude" towards anyone including former chief N Srinivasan, whom he termed as "one of the best secretaries" of the board.
Congolese former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four close associates went on trial Tuesday before the International Criminal Court, facing charges of bribing witnesses in Bemba`s war crimes case.
The ICC on Tuesday barred Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal from bowling the 'Doosra' in international cricket after it was found illegal in independent assessment but cleared all his other deliveries.
Ruling out any chances whatsoever of an Indo-Pak series in December, senior Indian cricket official Rajiv Shukla has said he would like to see both countries resume cricketing ties but only after Pakistan have resolved "some issues and reservations" of the BCCI.
Hectic parleys and backroom manoeuvring continued among BCCI bigwigs but there was still no breakthrough in the leadership logjam to find a consensus candidate for the President's post left vacant by the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has threatened to boycott India in ICC and Asian Cricket Council events if the BCCI officially refused to play the proposed series against Pakistan in December, according to a report.
Describing former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya as a great administrator, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said in his death, the country has lost an enthusiast who made India the home of cricket.