Chandimal denies ball tampering, ICC hearing after Test

Gros Islet (Saint Lucia), June 17 : Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has pleaded not guilty to breaching Article 2.2.9 of the International Cricket Council’s code of conduct and a hearing will be held following the conclusion of the ongoing cricket Test against the West Indies. On-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, and third […]

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged with ball tampering

Gros Islet (Saint Lucia), June 17 : Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with “changing the condition of the ball”, by the International Cricket Council (ICC), during the second Test against West Indies here. The game’s global governing body announced the news on Sunday, saying more details would follow. “Sri Lanka captain Dinesh […]

Raina replaces ‘unfit’ Rayudu for England ODIs

New Delhi, June 16 : Seasoned batsman Suresh Raina was on Saturday named as a replacement for Ambati Rayudu in the One-Day International squad against England after the Hyderabadi batsman failed to clear the mandatory fitness test. The 32-year-old Rayudu’s score was on Friday found to be well below the threshold mark of 16.1 after […]

Zimbabwe Cricket assures players of clearing dues by July 25

Harare, June 15 : Forced by the threat of the players’ boycotting the upcoming T20 tri-series against Pakistan and Australia, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Friday assured its players of clearing all their outstanding salaries by July 25, a month after the players’ deadline. The players had earlier threatened to “review their availability for selection” if […]

Our batting was brilliant: Rahane

Bengaluru, June 15 : A delighted stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane praised his batsmen after India’s emphatic innings and 262 run victory over Afghanistan in the one-off Test at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. The visitors, playing their first ever Test, gave a forgettable account of themselves, folding up in two sessions after managing totals […]

Muralitharan rejects SLC’s offer to join as consultant

Colombo, June 15 : Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan has rejected an offer by the country’s sports minister Faizer Musthapaha to join the national cricket board as a consultant. Muralitharan, who has 1334 international wickets to his name, has hit out at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for not reviving the game. Issuing a statement, […]