"It is heartening to see women's cricket making headlines," Chopra said. "They should have been a part of that England tour and it did not feel nice initially but the women's IPL [T20 Challenge], irrespective of the format, will be helpful for World Cup preparations. Any form of cricket is good preparation. … [Read more...] about Anjum Chopra wants BCCI to be ‘more specific in communication about women’s cricket’
"I don't blame people for not having trust in me when I came back from cancer; I myself took a while to have the same confidence in my game" "Till the 2011 World Cup, MS had a lot of confidence in me and used to tell me that 'you are my main player'. But after coming back from illness, the game changed and a lot of changes happened in the team," Singh said. "You can't pinpoint these things; captains have to take the team forward. So as far as the 2015 World Cup is concerned, you can't really pinpoint at something. So this is a very personal call. … [Read more...] about Yuvraj Singh: MS Dhoni ‘showed me the correct picture’ about my future
Correspondence on the issue accessed by ESPNcricinfo suggests that while Vinod Rai, one of the members of the Committee of Administrators, is in favour of a two-match ban, BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry has pushed for a stronger penalty should the players be found guilty - under their contracts - of bringing cricket and Indian cricket into disrepute. There is even a view that the punishments for the two differ according to what each of them said on the show. … [Read more...] about Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul likely to be suspended
Indonesia, 13-time former champions, and six-time former winner Japan will headline as the top seeds for the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup respectively. The prestigious event was originally scheduled to be held from May 16-24 but was postponed to August 15-23 before finally rescheduling it in October due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Badminton: India handed relatively easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Final
Perrin hit 68 fours in his innings, a record that stood for 90 years, until it was broken by Brian Lara in his 501 not out. According to a recent book by the Derbyshire historian John Shawcroft, Essex's scorer said that 14 of Perrin's boundary hits landed the ball onto the cinder path surrounding the turf or beyond it. Nowadays these would have counted as sixes (the rule was not changed till 1910), and he would have finished with 371. … [Read more...] about Has Jimmy Anderson now taken more wickets against West Indies in Tests than anyone else?