The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet here tomorrow 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.
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.
In a first of its kind initiative, Cricket Australia has decided to establish an amnesty period for its players to report corruption-related suspicions in an effort to weed out match fixing in the game and shady characters behind it.
Seeking to address doubts raised by the University of Western Australia (UWA), the ICC on Saturday defended its recent drive against chucking and its processes of identifying, testing bowlers with suspect actions.
Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur today severely criticized WICB's decision to call its players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team.
Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday.
The University of Western Australia (UWA), whom the International Cricket Council (ICC) relied upon for the last 20 years to develop models to test illegal bowling actions, has reportedly raised serious doubts over the reliability of the recent biomechanics tests that have resulted in several international bowlers being suspended.
Harbhajan Singh has threatened to take legal action against controversial umpire Darrell Hair if the Australian continued to damage his reputation by making provocative comment that youngsters with suspect action have made him a role model.
Pakistani cricket authorities on Tuesday said that they would be soon be sending suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for an informal biomechanic tests in a bid to get him cleared before next year's World Cup.
Timid officiating has allowed a generation of `chuckers` to flourish in international cricket and the current crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions has arrived two decades late, according to former test umpire Darrell Hair.