Top Stories: Things that made news in the Cricket World Today
Updated - Jul 20, 2015 5:37 pm
Top Stories: Things that made news in the Cricket World Today:
BCCI inducts Sourav Ganguly in working group to study the Lodha Panel verdict:
- Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly was named in the BCCI’s four-member working group formed to study the Justice R.M. Lodha committee’s order and give recommendations within six weeks.
- The Governing Council (GC) of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at an emergency meeting here on Sunday decided to abide by the Lodha Committee verdict and will constitute a panel to study the order suspending two franchises and banning two team officials.
Riot, four arrested in the 3rd ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Premadasa:
- The 3rd ODI between Pakistan and the hosts Sri Lanka came to a halt after a stone came strolling down onto the field at the Premadasa Stadium. Javagal Srinath, the match referee was forced to delay the match by half an hour.
- The incident came to light after a fight broke out in the terraced section of the south-eastern stand during the Sri Lankan innings.
No Duleep trophy for the 2015-16 season:
- The BCCI has omitted Duleep Trophy for 2015-16 season. According to a top BCCI executive, the inter-zonal first-class tournament has been left out for only one year.
Red Steel in semis powered by stellar performances of Bravo, Kallis:
- Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel 145 for 3 (Kallis 61*, Dwayne Bravo 49*) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 138 for 9 (Badree 3-35, Dwayne Bravo 2-18) by seven runs.
Hong Kong thrash a beleaguered Namibia:
- Hong Kong 197 for 8 (Irfan 98, G Snyman 4-30) beat Namibia 114 (Burger28, Nadeem 5-12) by 83 runs in World T20 Qualifier, Group A, Dublin.
Prosper Utseya claims that Campbell was racist towards him:
- According to an ESPNCricinfo report, Utseya alleged that Campbell, the managing director of Zimbabwe cricket “appointed white coaches and administrators during his 2010-2012 stint as chairman of the cricket committee in order to take control of cricket”.