"In the event they have extended seasons...we still think the World Cup is a really strong proposition that might not come here again for 10 or 20 years," Nick Hockley, CEO of the organising committee, told Australian Associated Press (AAP). … [Read more...] about ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Tournament to vie for space with Rules Football, Rugby League
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New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar said that it was he who suggested to then Indian captain M S Dhoni that the latter should promote himself to No. 5 instead of sending the in-form Yuvraj Singh so as to keep the left-right combination going in the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka. … [Read more...] about I suggested Dhoni to bat ahead of Yuvraj in World Cup final: Tendulkar
"There were two quality off-spinners in the attack so a left-hand, right-hand strategy made sense. Gautam was batting brilliantly and someone like Dhoni could've kept rotating the strike. So I told Viru, 'tu overs ke beech mein sirf ye baat bahar jaake MS ko bol aur next over shuru hone se pehle waapis aaja. Main yahan se nahi hilne wala (Just go out into the balcony between the overs only to say this much to MS and come back fast before the next over begins. I'm not moving from here)," added Tendulkar, showing he was no different to the TV spectators who choose not to move from their spot when their team is doing well. … [Read more...] about “Caught Sri Lanka Off Guard”: Sachin Tendulkar’s Advice To MS Dhoni In 2011 World Cup Final
He's the most successful captain in the IPL, having led Mumbai Indians to four titles, and won a record five in all. He was the first Indian to score a T20 hundred, making a 45-ball 101 not out in a total of 145 for 5, and was part of India's 2007 T20 World Cup success. His 2773 runs in T20Is are only surpassed by Virat Kohli, and his four hundreds are the most for any player. Sharma is also the third-highest run-getter in the IPL. A batsman who usually builds and then accelerates once in, Sharma has had success batting both at the top of the order and in the middle. He also has a hat-trick in the IPL, though it's been over five years since he's bowled in a T20 game. … [Read more...] about The greatest T20 player: Warner or Malik? Bumrah or Rohit?
"One can understand him trying to curry favour with the BCCI but with whose authority is he talking about the cuts is the question. The current India internationals and the first-class players are not members of the players' body so he can't be speaking on their behalf. It's easy to talk about pay cuts if it doesn't hurt your own pocket." … [Read more...] about Sunil Gavaskar blasts pay cut suggestion for Indian cricketers