The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) has said that people will have to provide an identity proof while purchasing tickets for India-South Africa One Day International to be held here on October 18.
With West Indies failing to make the cut for the 2017 Champions Trophy, it presents a sad scenario for the 2004 edition winners who have fizzled out in recent times. West Indies, who missed out on top 8 in the ICC rankings released on Wednesday, find themselves in a murky situation both internally and externally.
With the South Africa series at home looming ahead for the Indian cricket team, places are up for grabs in all three formats of the game. One such player who could seal the pivotal all-rounder spot in the team is Stuart Binny.
Indian cricket team will be getting a coach in September, but it could rather be two of them. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has done away with a head coach since five month now, is planning to introduce a dual-coach policy - one coach for Test matches and the other for ODIs and T20s.
South Africa pace spearhead Dale Steyn has hinted that he may not be available for the upcoming one-day international away series against Bangladesh in July, as he wants to be fully fit for the next World Cup.
Raring to go in the IPL, a fit-again Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Ishant Sharma feels T20 is easier for fast bowlers than ODIs with the problematic four-fielder rule not being there in cricket's shortest format.
Australia captain Michael Clarke accepted he may be running against the tide of public opinion but insisted he had no regrets about putting Test cricket above one-day and Twenty20 in his list of priorities in order to prolong his playing career.