SC asks BCCI, affiliates for suggestions on draft constitution

New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the BCCI and its state affiliates to submit their suggestions on the draft constitution prepared by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) — managing cricket affairs in the country — incorporating organisational reforms as directed by the top court. The court-appointed CoA is headed by […]

Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made

Kolkata, Sep 19 : Former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title ‘Chakdah Express.’ Jhulan will be the first female cricketer on whom a biopic will be made. A biopic on former men’s team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been made […]

COA writes to state associations saying funds not a problem

Kolkata, Sep 18 : Close on the heels of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) secretary Iqbal Shah mulling a pull-out from the Ranji Trophy due to lack of money, the the Indian board’s Committee of Administrators (COA) has written to all state associations stating it has “adequate mechanisms” in place to enable direct payments […]

Sri Lanka’s Chamara Silva banned for two years

Colombo, Sep 17 : Former Sri Lanka batsman Chamara Silva was banned from all cricket-related activities for two years in the wake of match-fixing allegations during a Tier-B first class match earlier this year. The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announcement came after a seven-month inquiry into events of the third day of the Panadura Cricket […]

It’s surreal joining the 500 club, says Anderson

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Sept 8 : England seamer James Anderson described it as “surreal” as he became only the sixth bowler to take 500 test wickets on Friday. The 35-year-old Lancastrian, who began the third and final test against West Indies on Thursday with 497 wickets, ripped Kraigg Brathwaite’s middle stump out of the […]