With the threat of Twenty20 cricket eating into the share of the five-day formats, former India middle order batsman VVS Laxman on Wednesday said that it's high time that they bring in new innovation like introduction of day/night matches to sustain the legacy of Test cricket.
It was a case of bad luck for for two young cricket fans who caught sixes hit by players in the Ram Slam T20 tournament in South Africa but they were disqualified due to their age from sharing a million rand in the latest competition to lure more people to the stadiums.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has become the first man to reach 2000 runs in Twenty20 cricket during his side`s six-wicket win over the Netherlands in their World Twenty Super-10 clash on Saturday in Chittagong.
Batting-great Sachin Tendulkar has suggested that ICC must organise more Tests if the traditional format is to survive and credited Twenty20 cricket for making the five-day matches more result-oriented these days.
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that Twenty20 cricket has made the game more batsmen-centric and more needs to be done to maintain a balance between the bat and the ball. According to him, if this continues it could lead to the demise of the sport.
From flummoxing an all-conquering Australian side to being dropped from the Indian team, Harbhajan Singh`s journey in international cricket has been a roller coaster one, but he says its rigours have taught him to "value relationships" above everything else.
Former Test captain Steve Waugh has said it`s time to consider adding one female player to each Big Bash League T20 team`s roster based on the success and ability of Australia`s elite women`s cricketers.
Mumbai Indians kicked off their Indian Premier League training camp on Monday at the Wankhede Stadium, under the watchful eyes of chief coach John Wright, chief mentor Anil Kumble and assistant coach Robin Singh.
Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that he will consult with medical experts before making a decision about playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), although he added that it is unlikely that his back and hamstring problems will keep him out of the Ashes tour.