Pakistani cricket authorities on Tuesday said that they would be soon be sending suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for an informal biomechanic tests in a bid to get him cleared before next year's World Cup.
At least eight bowlers with suspect bowling actions, including a player in the national squad, have been directed to undergo tests to be conducted by a committee of Pakistan Cricket Board next week at the National Cricket Academy.
Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8.
Former captain and Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) domestic operations chief Intikhab Alam said the board is mulling on importing an Australian software to detect bowlers breaking the 15-degree elbow extension limit allowed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The ban slapped on star spinner Saeed Ajmal has left Pakistan`s cricket chiefs frantically trying to take action on "chuckers", including dusting off expensive biomechanical testing kit that had laid unused for years.
Sonu Rathi slammed 114 (117b, 17x4) as Haryana Cricket Association piled up 384/8 in their first innings against KSCA Colts XI at stumps on the opening day of the four-day semi-final in KSCA`s All-India invitational cricket tournament here Thursday.
India`s top woman cricketer Mithali Raj has urged the BCCI to organise more Test mathces for the national women team, which is set to play its first five-day match in eight year when they tour England in August.
Pakistan Cricket Board removed Muhammad Akram as the bowling coach of the national team while giving him the fresh responsibilities of being a member of the national selection committee and head coach at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.
An impending Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) contract to former Pakistani Test legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed has reportedly been put on hold due to the disparity over fees paid to national coaches by the board.
Newly appointed chairman of the National Cricket Academy T.C. Mathew, who is also the president of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), said that he will speak to all concerned on Kerala`s cricket hero S. Sreesanth being banned for life for spot-fixing.
The members of the National Cricket Academy sub-committee were in for a rude shock when it was intimated that the BCCI has lost a whopping Rs 50 crore on a dubious land deal and it is now mulling on initiating criminal proceedings against those involved in the mess.