Dealing with N Srinivasan isn't proving to be easy even for seasoned cricket Board officials. Having somehow persuaded him to step aside from the president's duties, they are struggling to convince him against attending the ICC's annual general meeting in London.
India and Sri Lanka are well-acquainted rivals. Over the last five years, they've faced off a staggering 44 times. The old saying goes that familiarity breeds contempt. But in India's case it could also give birth to confidence. Rohit Bhaskar
reports. India-Sri Lanka ODI record
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews exuded confidence as he stated that his team is physically and mentally ready for the challenge that will be posed a by formidable a Indian side led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy.
Hosts England cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win today after South Africa once again underlined their reputation as cricket's 'chokers'. Scorecard
MV Sridhar was today appointed manager of the Indian cricket team for the tri-series in the West Indies starting June 28.
India have strengthened their number one position on the ICC ODI Championship Table as they have added two more rating points to their kitty with an unbeaten run in the group stage of the Champions Trophy.
England and South Africa will hope lady luck does not desert them when they clash in the Champions Trophy semi-final at the Oval in London on Wednesday.
Australia's chairman of selectors has told England now is not the time to dismiss his side's chances of regaining the Ashes, despite the controversy currently engulfing the tourists.
Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene has said they need to contain the "strong Indian batting" when the two teams meet in the Champions Trophy semifinal on Thursday.
South Africa skipper A B de Villiers expressed concerns over allegations of ball-tampering against the English side and seemed a bit amazed at the host bowlers' ability to reverse swing the ball "a bit quicker than the rest of the teams" in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy.
The truth about great sportsmen is that sometimes what they do in practice, in front of a handful of gazing eyes, is way better than what the millions watching on television get to see on game day. Rohit Bhaskar writes.
After much speculation, the cricket board will decide on Thursday who will represent BCCI at International Cricket Council's (ICC) annual conference to be held in London from June 25-29. HT
Three bookies, arrested in the spot-fixing scandal, today alleged in a Delhi court that Delhi Police has extorted their confessions in the case by using "third degree torture and coercion".
South Africa skipper A B de Villiers today expressed concerns over allegations of ball-tampering against the English side and seemed a bit amazed at the host bowlers' ability to reverse swing the ball "a bit quicker than the rest of the teams" in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced today the umpires amd match officials for the Champions Trophy semi-finals.