Cricket Australia have dismissed as "highly speculative" media reports that Michael Clarke and David Warner will be offered A$50 million ($39.37 million) contracts to defect to an Indian-financed rebel cricket league.
Without mentioning any individual names, former India skipper and Rajasthan Royals' mentor Rahul Dravid on Thursday came out in full support of the BCCI move to eradicate 'chuckers' from the Indian Premier League.
World Cup winner Australia has doubled its lead over second-ranked India on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings from six to 12 points while the West Indies, Bangladesh and Pakistan are now locked in a tight struggle for the remaining two slots in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Pakistan on Thursday announced the itinerary for Zimbabwe`s proposed tour next month where they are set to become the first Test playing nation to visit the militancy-hit South Asian country in six years.
If reports are to be believed then the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to remove N Srinivasan as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The Indian cricket board is expected to conduct a Special General Meeting (SGM) on May 24 to take a decision on Srinivasan’s role.
Karan Gilhotra, against whom the ICC has issued an advisory to the BCCI Secretary asking him to stay away from suspected bookies, on Tuesday accused the global cricket body of trying to "malign" Anurag Thakur's image by using him.
Tussle between newly-elected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur and International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman N Srinivasan is public now. Interestingly, the reason behind it is a suspected bookie Karan Gilhotra, who loves to socialise a lot with bureaucrats, Bollywood celebrities and even cricketers.
A day after the International Cricket Council (ICC) letter to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) about Anurag Thakur socializing with an alleged bookie was made public, the BJP MP lashed out at N Srinivasan in a public letter and asked BCCI to issue a list of suspected bookies.
The BCCI is unlikely to act on the ICC's letter to its President Jagmohan Dalmiya in which it is alleged that Board Secretary Anurag Thakur was photographed with a suspected bookie during a function in Chandigarh.
After enduring a series defeat against Bangladesh, Pakistan lost a position in the latest International Cricket Council ODI ranking. Wednesday's release reflected the Mirpur result with Bangladesh winning the match by eight wickets.