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England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies
England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has described the West Indies Test side as "mediocre", adding there will be "some enquires" if England do not win the upcoming series in the Caribbean.

Kevin Pietersen agrees IPL release, eyes England return
Kevin Pietersen agrees IPL release, eyes England return

Kevin Pietersen announced on Tuesday that he has agreed a release from his Indian Premier League contract, as he bids to earn an England recall by rejoining English county Surrey.

Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast
Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast

Somerset have pulled off a coup by signing all-action West Indies batsman Chris Gayle for this year`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Monday.

Indian Premier League 2015: Complete schedule
Indian Premier League 2015: Complete schedule

Indian Premier League's new season is set to hog all the limelight once the ICC's biggest cricket carnival --Word Cup -- ends on March 29. IPL's 8th edition will kick-start from April 8, when defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns with Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens.

Chris Lynn's IPL campaign in doubt
Chris Lynn's IPL campaign in doubt

With less than a month to go for the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) overseas batsman Chris Lynn injured his hamstring and is awaiting scan reports which will reveal his prognosis.

England's Chris Jordan keen to play in IPL
England's Chris Jordan keen to play in IPL

England's bowling all-rounder Chris Jordan says he would love to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), as such competitive tournaments help in lifting one's game.

No decision taken on cheerleaders, says IPL chairman
No decision taken on cheerleaders, says IPL chairman

IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Monday said that no decision was taken yet on banning cheerleaders from the popular T20 league.

ICC World Cup 2015: India may ban autographs on corruption fears
ICC World Cup 2015: India may ban autographs on corruption fears

India`s cricketers have been asked not to give autographs to fans during matches because of fears they will pass on illegal information to bookmakers, a newspaper report said Monday.

I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni: Jason Holder
I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni: Jason Holder

West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.

Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya
Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya

Insisting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly-elected BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for a proper conduct of next months's Indian Premier League (IPL) that had been subject to controversy in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal.

Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests
Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests

Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur.

Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag
Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag

Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule.

Indian cricketers receive Rs 38 crore less in 2013-14 fiscal
Indian cricketers receive Rs 38 crore less in 2013-14 fiscal

Income distribution to the players from the Cricket Board's coffers has taken a steep dip of Rs 38 crore in 2013-14 as compared to the previous fiscal because of a corresponding decrease in income from media rights.

IPL promoters face "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions
IPL promoters face "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions

The newly-elected BCCI on Tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair.

ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes
ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes

"Nothing has changed" for Kevin Pietersen`s hopes of playing international cricket again, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Sunday, despite incoming chairman Colin Graves appearing to leave the door open for the exiled batsman`s return.

India can't play more against UAE to help them: MS Dhoni
India can't play more against UAE to help them: MS Dhoni

The Indian cricket team already has a cramped round-the-year schedule and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni made it clear that it's not his team's responsibility to play more against countries like UAE in a bid to raise the quality and profile of the game in ICC's Associate nations.

Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu
Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu

Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer.

Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections
Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections

IPL spot fixing case petitioner Aditya Verma and politician Subodh Kant Sahay on Wednesday requested the Supreme Court to appoint Justice R M Lodha as observer for the BCCI elections on March 2 besides ensuring that the Annual General Meeting is held in Mumbai and not in Chennai.

BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach
BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and New Zealand legend Stephen Fleming will take over from Greg Shipperd at Melbourne Stars for next season’s Big Bash League (BBL).

N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court
N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.