Former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has called on the game`s administrators to work on upgrading safety standards to ensure that incidents like the shock death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes never happen again.
With decks cleared for the election of next president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the prominence of Jagmohan Dalmiya has risen like never before. But, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president is treading a safe path, opting to stay quite instead of going overboard and losing his cards.
In what would come as a shot in the arm for N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended East Zone's support to the embattled BCCI President, who is seeking a third term as the Board chief, by signing the nomination papers for the December 17 elections.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has decided to keep their cards close to their chest as its supremo Jagmohan Dalmiya "refused to commit his support" for president-in-exile N Srinivasan and has told him that he will do so only after receiving the nod from Arun Jaitley.
ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Sunday dropped in at former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya's residence for a brief "courtesy visit" while 103 of the 121 affiliated units of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) felicitated the Tamil Nadu strongman on Sunday.
Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said that the amendment of the BCCI constituition in 2012 regarding president's post was done to ensure that BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley became board chief in 2014 instead of N Srinivasan going for a second term.
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly`s much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Memories of the 2012`s grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue on Tuesday morning.
Aiming to churn out future players for the national team, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Saturday unveiled Vision 2020 - an initiative which will see Pakistan pace legend Waqar Younis and Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan nurturing young bowling talents from West Bengal.