When Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bat first on Day 1 of the first Test against India in Pune, the entire Australian team management must have heaved a sigh of relief. This is because one look at the surface at the MCA stadium would tell anyone what to expect from Day 2 onwards.
Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra released his latest book 'Numbers Do Lie' at an event in Delhi on Tuesday. Also present at the launch was former India captain and arguably India's greatest ever all-rounder — Kapil Dev.
Virat Kohli on Friday became the first batsman in Test history to score double centuries in four successive Test series when he breached the 200-run mark against Bangladesh on Day 2 of the only Test at Hyderabad.
The Supreme Court of India on Monday named former comptroller and auditor general of India Vinod Rai, eminent historian Ramachandra Guha, financial executive Vikram Limaye and former captain of the Indian women’s cricket team Diana Edulji as administrators who will look after the day-to-day functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and ensure the smooth implementation of the Lodha panel’s proposals.
Sports Minister Vijay Goel is slowly making a habit of being in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Goel inaugurated the T20 World Cup for the Blind and as part of the event, the minister blindfolded himself to play cricket. Goel was slammed on social media for being insensitive. Take a look at this special report on CNN-News 18.
The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a four-member committee of administrators, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, to run the affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).