The latest phase of the `Masterplan` redevelopment of Lord`s was unveiled on Friday with a scheme to replace the "tired" Allen and Tavern stands in the south-west corner of the self-styled `home of cricket`.
The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.
One of Australia`s greatest sporting mysteries may have been solved after a silver-white bodysuit thought to be the one Cathy Freeman wore when she lit the 2000 Olympic flame -- believed lost or stolen -- turned up.
A supporter of Marxist Coordination Committee (MCC) was killed on Thursday when MCC and BJP workers clashed at Shahid Maidan in Nirsa constituency of Dhanbad around 40 km away from district headquarters here, police said.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale will serve an additional two-match ban over his verbal abuse of Lancashire`s South African batsman Ashwell Prince, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday.
The most coveted prize in cricket, the World Cup trophy is scheduled to arrive at Lord`s on Sunday and it will be welcomed by England ODI vice-captain Eoin Morgan along with representatives of ECB, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the ICC.
The furore over the "poor" pitch in in Trent Bridge is yet to settle down but that has not stopped a new controversy from brewing in the India-England second Test after MCC was forced to tender an apology for the manner in which one of its groundstaff swept the pitch here.
Marylebone Cricket Club apologised after exiled England batsman Kevin Pietersen spotted a member of the Lord`s groundstaff dragging his feet across the pitch in the ongoing second Test with India on Saturday.
The game of cricket appears heavily loaded in the favour of the batsmen but the World Cricket Committee has ruled against changing the law related to the size of the bat due to lack of consensus on the issue.
The appointment of a new International Cricket Council (ICC) supremo has been called by the MCC`s World Cricket Committee to lead the fight against match-fixing with the panel recommending creating a permanent role at the head of the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).