In 2013, former Zimbabwe captain and pace spearhead Heath Streak was left in the lurch after his cash-strapped cricket Board failed to renew his contract as the national team’s bowling coach, a role he had held for over four years.
The unaffiliated Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Thursday alleged that the cricket Board’s decision to acknowledge a rival body and allow its representative to attend the February 19 Special General Meeting was in violation of the Supreme Court-appointed RM Lodha committee.
An India-Pakistan clash is a pressure cooker. The heat builds up and there is no escape but to play it out and hope to emerge victorious. India will face their traditional rivals in the Asia Cup on Saturday after a gap of nearly a year and both sides know defeat is never an option.
Tennis star Sania Mirza, Indian star batsman Virat Kohli and top-seeded badminton player Saina Nehwal were the top names in the pack of over 50 Indians in Forbes’ inaugural list of top “promising young leaders and game changers” under the age of 30 in Asia.
Off late, extra spice is evident in the contests between India and Bangladesh. This hostile environment can be attributed to an incident in the 2015 World Cup when the two sides met in the quarterfinal.
Paris stepped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.