Rohit Sharma on Thursday returns to International cricket with a sublime double hundred against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. He also becomes the first player to hit 250 and two double hundreds in an One Day International. He scored his first ODI double against Australia last November.
Rohit Sharma returns to International cricket with a sublime century against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. The right-handed batsman was batting on run-a-ball 100, helping India compile runs after losing two quick wickets in Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayadu. It's his fifth ODI hundred. India were 177 for two after 31 overs with skipper Virat Kohli unbeaten on 36.
The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country`s cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.
International cricket is set for a future of "colonial-style divide and rule," and will be "holding its breath" over the extent of Indian influence, according to the 2014 edition of Wisden Cricketers` Almanack published Wednesday.
Afghanistan has taken the top prize of the International Cricket Council Development Programme Annual Awards 2013, claiming the best development programme as well as the award for best junior participation initiative.
Australian legend Ricky Ponting says India deserves a "little say" in international cricket being the "powerhouse nation" of the game but also hopes that the concerned stakeholders would strike a balance in the near future.
Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that he is spending time in the nets to keep himself fit for the upcoming international assignments, including the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 events, scheduled to be hosted in Bangladesh.