The world`s tallest cricketer Mohammad Irfan Tuesday said he could win next year`s World Cup for Pakistan single-handedly after regaining full fitness from a hip bone injury which had sidelined him for six months.
In what could be an embarrassment for the ICC, a top official of its Anti-Corruption and Security (ACSU) unit has allegedly been found to have links with an Indian bookmaker during this year`s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Star batsman Virat Kohli today termed "unfaired" the criticism directed to his India team-mate Yuvraj Singh for his performance in the recent World Twenty20 loss for India against Sri Lanka in Bangladesh.
Former Australian coach Mickey Arthur has reportedly called on their Ashes rivals England to hold their nerves and stick with their limited-overs coach Ashley Giles despite a miserable World Twenty20 campaign.
The critics might say that IPL is adding to the players` burden in a packed international calendar but Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli today said the T20 event actually helps them relax and enjoy themselves.
The International Cricket Council`s faith in associate member teams was vindicated by their recent showing in the World Twenty20, development manager Tim Anderson has said, singling out the Netherlands` upset win over England.
The victory celebrations of new World Twenty20 champions Sri Lanka on Tuesday turned sour with veteran players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara hitting out at officials who had criticised them about their retirements from T20 cricket just before the tournament.