India vs Bangladesh Kolkata test: Pink is the new red
India, Bangladesh to make their day-night Test debut today at Eden Gardens. It took India a new BCCI regime under maverick former captain Sourav Ganguly to take the pink ball plunge, a good seven years after the International Cricket Council approved the format to revive interest in Tests. Ganguly convinced the Bangladesh Cricket Board to agree to a Day/Night Test.
Pink ball will bring the crowds back: Dravid
In conversation at the National University of Singapore, Dravid was all for the pink ball Test. He said Pujara and Rahane practised with the pink ball at the NCA a week ago to figure out how it behaves at twilight.
ICC approves probe into alleged Myanmar Rohingya abuse
The ICC decision comes after a week in which former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was named in an Argentine lawsuit over crimes against the Rohingya, and Myanmar faced a separate genocide lawsuit at the UN's top court.
What is ICC without BCCI? asks new BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal
Arun Dhumal made it clear that BCCI is not on board with the ICC as far as the Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the 2023-2031 cycle is concerned. The new proposal calls for a World T20 every year and an ODI World Cup every three years.
In wake of Cricket World Cup final drama, ICC tweaks super over rule
New Zealand and England had headed into the super over after scores in the World Cup final were tied at 241.
ICC Announces new multi year, multi market partnership With Facebook
The partnership includes ICC events like the ICC men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 and the ICC women's cricket world cup in 2021.
Let the games begin: Kareena unveils ICC Women's T20 World Cup trophy
Bebo kickstarts the game in style.
ICC bans Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya for illegal bowling action
The 25-year-old was assessed after the legality of his bowling action came under question during the first Test against New Zealand in Galle from August 14th to 18th.
Anil Kumble turns 49: BCCI does a rewind, cricket stars tweet b'day greetings for their 'role model'
Gautam Gambhir termed Kumble the biggest match-winner for India.
ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli closes in on Smith
Opener Mayank Agarwal also rose in the rankings, breaking into the top 20. His innings of 108 in the second Test against South Africa helped him progress eight places to reach the 17th position
Comeback won't be easy for Shakib Al Hasan: Habibul Bashar
While former Bangladesh captain and selector Habibul Bashar expects the 32-year-old, who has over 11,000 runs and more than 500 wickets across three formats, to be back after the ban, he also admitted that it will be easier said than done.
Pink fever grips Eden Gardens as India embrace Day/Night Tests
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rang the Eden Gardens Bell ahead of the toss here on Friday but it was the famously enthusiastic Kolkata fans, who gave the match its character. After being reluctant for four years, India finally embraced the Day/Night format for Test cricket, following a strong push from Ganguly and Kolkata proved to be the perfect host.
Indian GS Lakshmi to become first woman match referee in ICC event
Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe and Lakshmi are among the match officials for the tournament.
Sourav Ganguly: The new BCCI president set to deal with people's expectations
If backroom conversations are to be believed, the ICC is also more than amenable in extending a hand of support to Ganguly and win back the trust of the BCCI.
Rohit Sharma becomes third Indian to reach top 10 in all three formats
Rohit emulated captain Virat Kohli and retired opener Gautam Gambhir as his knock of 212 in the third Test in Ranchi helped him advance 12 places to 10th position in the ICC Test Player Rankings.
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