Asked about the possibility of the IPL being moved away from India keeping in mind the health crisis, Chaudhry said: “Even if the GC decides to shift the matches...it has to be in a country where time difference is not too much. Broadcasters will want that 8 pm slot. It is important for them.” … [Read more...] about Former BCCI treasurer Chaudhry bats for IPL, wants Dhoni to continue
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NEW DELHI: India's prolific limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma was on Saturday nominated for the prestigious 'Khel Ratna' award by the BCCI for his stupendous performance in 2019 when he dazzled with five hundreds in the 50-over World Cup. Rohit's opening partner Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma, the most-capped Test cricketer in the current set-up, have been nominated for the Arjuna Award. In the women's section, Deepti Sharma got BCCI nomination for her consistent show across formats in the last three years. The PTI on May 13 had reported about Dhawan and Deepti's likely nominations for the Arjuna award. Dhawan was in fact nominated in 2018 alongside Smriti Mandhana but missed out on the award. As skipper Virat Kohli has got the highest sporting honour, Rohit with his magnificent white-ball record over the years was an automatic choice. having scored 9115 runs in 224 ODIs with 29 hundreds and 43 fifties. He also has 2141 runs in 32 Tests with six hundreds and 10 fifties. … [Read more...] about BCCI nominates Rohit for Khel Ratna; Shikhar, Ishant and Deepti for Arjuna
"Umpiring is now a young man's sport. The players are expecting a lot more of you, to be a lot fitter" You say in the book that Sri Lanka "got away lightly" and that you would have abandoned the Test and awarded it to West Indies.a one-match ban for Chandimal] were in place at the time. I still can't get my head around why they were so hostile. The manager and the coach were as hostile as I can remember. Dinesh Chandimal I knew reasonably well, but they started to say he doesn't speak good English. Well, we did well not to giggle because we'd just listened to a post-match interview that he'd done in broad, fantastic English. I just think that if we went back on that, a lot of things would have been done differently. … [Read more...] about Ian Gould: ‘Modern umpires have thrown away their egos because they understand DRS’
CloseSteven Lynch won the Wisden Cricket Monthly Christmas Quiz three years running before the then-editor said "I can't let you win it again, but would you like a job?" That lasted for 15 years, before he moved across to the Wisden website when that was set up in 2000. Following the merger of the two sites early in 2003 he was appointed as the global editor of Wisden Cricinfo. In June 2005 he became the deputy editor of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He continues to contribute the popular weekly "Ask Steven" question-and-answer column on ESPNcricinfo, and edits the Wisden Guide to International Cricket. … [Read more...] about Which non-Test player has scored the most ODI hundreds?
The team says net proceeds from the sale will go to the response fund, which supports nonprofit organizations and agencies offering help with the coronavirus crisis. The White Sox and the NBA’s Chicago Bulls also committed $200,000 to support the fund in March. … [Read more...] about The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%
Asked about the possibility of the IPL being moved away from India keeping in mind the health crisis, Chaudhry said: “Even if the GC decides to shift the matches it has to be in a country where time difference is not too much. Broadcasters will want that 8 pm slot. It is important for them.” … [Read more...] about IPL Must go on; MS Dhoni One of The Finest Minds: BCCI Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry