In a sad turn of events and also what many would say his fall from grace, New Zealand's famed cricketer and once feared all-rounder Chris Cairns has taken to cleaning bus shelters and driving trucks for 17-dollar-an-hour salary.
Rajasthan Royals has had a controversial tenure in their six seasons in the Indian Premier League but their new captain Shane Watson feels it would have been a "shame" if the champions of the inaugural year were barred from playing in the seventh edition of the cash-rich tournament.
An overwhelming number of people who have responded to an online poll in a popular cricket website want embattled BCCI president N Srinivasan to resign from his post after the Supreme Court asked him to quit on Tuesday.
Just under a month after BCCI’s previous meting in Delhi had to be adjourned on a technicality, the Cricket Board`s working committee is to meet in Kolkata on Sunday. According to a report, N Srinivasan is keen to chair the meeting.
A decision on whether Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra will be present at the venue during the Champions League Twenty20 will be taken after the IPL Governing Council formally clears the NRI businessman in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.
Amid reports that the two-member internal probe panel of the Indian cricket board has cleared its chief N. Srinivasan`s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan of betting charges, the BCCI mandarins met to discuss a host of issues, with the schedule for the upcoming tour to South Africa likely to come under the scanner.
A big-time bookie Shobhan Mehta, arrested in connection with the IPL betting scandal, was on Saturday remanded in city police custody as investigators want to probe his alleged role in spot-fixing and links in Pakistan.