Former player Praveen Amre is set to become the assistant coach of IPL debutants Sahara Pune Warriors. He will be the Indian face of the coaching staff headed by former Australia coach Geoff Marsh and former England all-rounder Dermott Reeve.
Hyderabad to host second India-NZ Test
Mumbai: The second Test between India and New Zealand will be played at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi stadium at Uppal from Nov 12-16 instead of the initial venue, Kanpur. "Hyderabad will be the new Test centre and has been allotted the second Test against New Zealand," the Cricket Board said on Wednesday.
Contempt of court notice TO BAI president
NEW DELHI: Badminton Association of India (BAI) president VK Verma and one of his aides Girish Natu were issued a contempt of court notice for misquoting the Supreme Court August 19 order in its communication to the members of BAI, the Badminton Asia Confederation and the Badminton World Federation. The notice said that the SC had just set aside the Jodhpur High Court's interim order curtailing Verma's power, while Natu, on Verma's directions, wrote to the bodies that all cases against his election have been quashed. The notice has asked them to aplogise and issue a clarification within 15 days.