10 Results for month: 02/2017

Thilanga Sumathipala gaining more support for BCCI at ICC

Indian cricket board may get more support in its fight against the proposed sharing system of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Sri Lanka Cricket Board president Thilanga Sumathipala is lobbying the ICC. In the last ICC meeting in Dubai, only Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) supported the BCCI stand (Zimbabwe Cricket didn't vote), however, the equation may ... More

Is the BCCI ready to lose Control?

The Committee of Administrators (COA) appointed by the Supreme Court is in favour of dropping the word "Control" from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). The suggestion has come from none other than Bishan Bedi, the former legendary Test spinner. "It is indeed a very good suggestion and personally I welcome it", Vinod Rai, the chief of the ... More

Monty Panesar: India should produce flat pitches for their bowlers

Former England spinner Monty Panesar is on cloud nine following Australia's stunning 1st Test win against the odds in India. The 35-year-old left-arm spinner was a consultant for two Australians; Matt Renshaw and Steve O'Keefe and Panesar has every reason to be happy for his wards performance on India tour. Speaking exclusively over his mobile from ... More

Allan Border Amused by Renshaw Stomach Bug

Former Australian captain Allan Border was amused when the left-handed opening batsman Matt Renshaw enjoyed the “comfort break” when he left the ground midway because of having upset stomach. “I hope he’s lying on the table in there half dead,” Allan Border said on Fox Sports. “Otherwise, as captain, I would not be happy”. “I don’t ... More

Third Lanark To Return With Football and Cricket

Third Lanark were one of Scotland’s original football clubs. And their ground at Cathkin Park was one of the most distinctive in the whole country. Now, Third Lanark FC, who have returned from the ashes after going bust in 1967, have confirmed they are in talks with Glasgow City Council to rebuild the historic stadium and use it for both cricket and ... More

Death in Paradise – Scotland’s Caribbean World Cup

Neil Drsydale speaks to Majid Haq and look back 10 years to Caribbean World Cup campaign; a tournament which turned out to be the end of an era for one of the Scotland's most popular group of players. The Caribbean World Cup in 2007 was a campaign which started with dreams of upsetting the established order and ended in a series of demoralising defeats. ... More

2017 IPL Auction – The Winners and Losers

The 2017 IPL Auction has taken place in Bengaluru and our IPL specialist Aaditya Narayan is back with his thoughts on the winners and losers. Another year, and February means the madness is back in India. The madness where players become commodities. The auction for the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League went largely on expected lines, but did ... More

Yusuf Pathan absence will be felt : Cricket Hong Kong

Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan's absence will be felt in Hong Kong, believe Cricket Hong Kong (CHK) and the team Kowloon Cantons, for whom he was supposed to play few T20 matches next month. ICC Rules: The rules state that no player can take part in an overseas tournament under the control of another board with the permission, by way of an NOC from the ... More

The Return of Paul Hoffmann

He's one of Scotland's most successful cricketers. And Paul Hoffmann, the Australian-born bowler, has now confirmed he will be playing for Uddingston again this summer - at the age of 47. The popular character, who won 119 Scotland caps and took a record 282 wickets in the Scottish National League, has spent the last four years in Australia, working in ... More

Sreesanth To Defy BCCI Ban and Push Through His Scotland Plans

Neil Drysdale digs deeper into the Sreesanth story as Indian bowler looks to defy BCCI ban and make switch to Scotland with the help of the courts if necessary. Listen to our podcast recorded February 2017, exclusively with Sreesanth It's one of the more improbable stories in Scottish sport, a tale which mixes elements of Slumdog Millionaire and Whisky ... More