Kevin Pietersen's exit is the latest chapter in the damaging fall-out from the Australia tour for England, after head coach Andy Flower resigned, spinner Graeme Swann retired, while batsman Jonathan Trott had to leave the squad with a stress-related illness.
Sachin Tendulkar became the first sportsperson and the youngest person to receive India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna on Monday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The BCCI now generates 80 percent of world cricket's wealth and the only way most other boards remain financially afloat is from the colossal television rights they receive from a tour by India.
A 21-page document from the International Cricket Council's influential financial and commercial affairs committee proposes that a new four-member executive committee be set up, with three of the places taken by the rich and powerful India, England and Australia boards. They will decide on the fourth member.
Hakim and Nafisa Jariwala, orginally from Mumbai, have kept scores in cricket matches at Sharjah for several years. They say it strengthens their love bond.
Different team strategies were on display with three sides retaining all five players while one kept none for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League.
Justice Mukul Mudgal committee dragging feet over Indian Premier League spot-fixing and betting probe, hints former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya. Will Supreme Court allow Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals to play IPL 2014?
Teams have to decide by Friday on the players they wish to retain for the Indian Premier League this season. In a rather complicated scenario where a player's talent and price tag can flatter to deceive, teams have to make some smart choices and use the joker's card well.
After a tough tour of South Africa, Mahendra Singh Dhoni & Co. travel to New Zealand for a five-match One-Day International series followed by two Tests. Here's a look at five players from both sides who will be expected to play a crucial role in the outcome of the series.
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