Lagendary Australian Spinner Shane Warne was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the ongoine 2nd Ashes Test Match series between England and Australia at Lords play ground. He is the 69th male player who has been included in the Cricket Hall of Fame and joined the elite list of cricket legends like Brain Lara of West Indies, Enid Bakewell of England and Glenn McGrath of fellow Australian as the living members of the Hall of Fame.
BCCI on Friday said that it will appeal against the Bombay High Court order in Supreme Court. Bombay High Court had on Wednesday termed BCCI's two-member probe panel in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing and betting scandal illegal. Senior Vice-President Arun Jaitley, a former union law minister, read out the High Court's order during the IPL Governing Council meeting here and it was decided that the board will file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court.
International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday released the complete match schedules and fixtures of the 2015 Cricket World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand from 14 February 2015 to 29 March 2015.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) will reportedly trial an independent television feed in a bid to improve its controversial Decision Review System (DRS) during the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford. According to Sport24, DRS, designed to eliminate 'howlers' by on-field umpires, has been at the centre of several controversial decisions in the first two Test of the Ashes, both of which England have won to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
The Captain of England team Alastair Cook has admonished his side that they can't use their last Ashes trumph over Australia as a blueprint for upcoming Ashes series in the same venue. Cook, who along with his side survived their weekend boot camp with a military flavour, plundered 766 runs in England's 3-1 win under then-skipper Andrew Strauss in 2010-11.
Indian captain MS Dhoni has said in a light-hearted manner after recent struggles faced by bowlers from both teams in the ODI series against Australia that only two bowlers should play and part-timers should bowl. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, after wowing the Mohali crowd with a devastating 139 not out off 121 balls, Dhoni discussed how recent rule changes are killing bowlers.
When he retires after his 200th Test match in Mumbai next month, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will get a salute from a familiar but an unexpected and equally legendary tribe - the Mumbai "dabbawalas" who make daily lunch-box deliveries. "Around 50-100 'dabbawalas' will take a few days off from the tiffin delivery service to be present at Wankhede Stadium and give a salute to the legend who is retiring," said Subhash Talekar, spokesperson of the NMTBST.
India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar informed to his fans, who call him "God of Cricket" via BCCI statement that he will take retirement after playing 200th Test match. His 200th Test match can be in India as Sachin Tendulkar has played 198 Test matches and only two test matches are left to garnish another gems in his crown.
Narayanaswamy Srinivasan re-elected unopposed as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a third year at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Sunday alongwith all other office bearers defying all criticism.
In a cricket match in between India A and West Indies A cricketer Yuvraj Singh scored a brutal 89-ball 123 runs hitting including 8 fours and 7 sixes that took India A to a massive 312 for four in 42 overs after West Indies A decided to field. Yuvraj Singh well supported by Mandeep Singh and Yusuf Pathan both scored 67 and 70 runds. India A won the first of the three-match unofficial ODI series by 77-run played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.