Shashank Manohar was on Tuesday re-elected unopposed as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman for a second consecutive term.
The BCCI on Tuesday opposed the plea by former cricketer S. Sreesanth seeking relaxation of the life time ban on him by the country's apex cricketing body so that he could play in county cricket in England. Opposing the plea with a "heavy heart", senior counsel Parag Tripathi told the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the apex cricketing body has appealed against the order discharging Sreesanth in the spot fixing case during IPL 2013. Tripathi told the court that an inquiry had found him in touch with the bookies through an intermediary.
Star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been announced the brand ambassador of online pharmacy Netmeds.com. Dhoni, who has an "incredibly strong appeal across all sectors and all demographics", will feature in nationwide marketing campaigns for it.
England Cricket Board (ECB) Chairman Colin Graves feels young people "are just not attracted to cricket" and that is the reason the board's new 100-ball-a side tournament has been conceptualised.
After suffering a 10-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin reckons that the team has a problem in the batting department.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) kept their slim hopes of making to the play-offs alive after hammering Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.