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The ICC concluded five days of Board and Committee meetings in Dubai with a number of decisions passed, including a revised financial model.
Vinod Khanna passed away after a long batter with cancer. Several cricketers including Kirti Azad, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Shikhar Dhawan and Mohammad Kaif mourned his death on Twitter:
Pakistan has called off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year, the country's board chairman Shaharyar Khan has said.
On Wednesday night, against RPS in Pune, Kuldeep bowled a terrific 18th over, where he picked up two crucial wickets of Dhoni and Manoj Tiwary to shift the momentum in his side’s favour.
April 27 (CRICKETNMORE) - West Indies has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the first Test in Jamaica, which Pakistan won by seven wickets on Tuesday.
There are also rumours that India might pull out of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 following ICC's new financial structure.
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has taken serious note of the incidence of doping in the country and has directed National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), National Sports Federations and Sports Authority of India (SAI) to adopt a policy of 'zero tolerance' towards doping. The Minister has asked NADA to organise a seminar with all stakeholders tomorrow to discuss the issue threadbare and finalize an effective strategy to deal with the menace, including the possibility of making doping a criminal offence.
It seems like just the other day that Royal Challengers Bangalore took on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the opening game of this edition of the IPL. But time and tide waits for none and 30 games have already been played this season with Kolkata Knight Riders thrashing Rising Pune Supergiant in Pune on Wednesday.
The Delhi Daredevils had quite a lot of interesting players to choose from and they have gone with the man who played a match-winning knock for the West Indies in the final of the World T20 – Marlon Samuels – as the replacement for Quinton de Kock. With the other hero of that unforgettable final already in the squad – Carlos Brathwaite – the Delhi Daredevils probably thought, hey why not have Samuels, who was also instrumental in leading WI to the World T20 title in 2012, in as well. De Kock was ruled out of the entire IPL 2017, before the start of the tournament, after suffering a finger injury while on South Africa duty.
Two sides in the bottom half clash at the Chinnaswamy stadium with memories of an onslaught last year vivid in the minds of fans.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced its new revised financial model for the next eight years and it clearly shows that the share of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been cut down drastically, from what it used to be earlier.
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 27 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has backed the national selectors' decision to axe James Faulkner from the Australian squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, saying that the all-rounder has not been performing well from over the last one year. "James would be disappointed, but over the last 12 months, he hasn't consistently been in Australia's best XI for a long time now," cricket.com.au quoted Haddin as saying. The 39-year-old said that although Faulkner could give good performances in the international arena, he has been lacking that strength since long.
The 27-year-old hasn't played a game for RCB in IPL 2017 but his celebration made him a major talking point during IPL 2016.
Leading run scorers and wicket takers after Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rising Pune Supergiant.
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Senior BCCI functionary Rajeev Shukla on Thursday asserted that it would not be right for India to pull out of the upcoming Champions Trophy in its act of defiance over the ICC's revised financial model, saying such a move could see them isolated in world cricket. Whatever share we were demanding, we did not get that," Shukla told ANI.
Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has finally lifted the lid on what Virat Kohli said to him that them in splits before their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on April 18 in Rajkot.
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 27 (ANI): Pakistan have cancelled their scheduled tour to Bangladesh later this year with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan stating that the decision was taken after mutual consent of both the cricket boards. Pakistan was scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series on their tour to Bangladesh in July and August. "We had spoken about the possibility of hosting them [Bangladesh in Pakistan] this year," Khan was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is known to be a hard taskmaster and he has shown that once again as he decided to leave MS Dhoni out of his Playing XI for the IPL Fantasy League.
It is not just the Team India fans (and cricket fans in general), who are fretting over India's participation in Champions Trophy. The Indian cricketers, too, are getting anxious now.
Dubai [UAE], Apr 27 (ANI): Under ICC's revised financial model, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will receive USD 293 million from the International Cricket Council global revenues for the 2015-23 rights cycle. The decision was taken in the crucial ICC Board meeting in Dubai where a number of decisions passed, including an agreement on a new constitution to be put before the ICC Full Council was also reached. Meanwhile, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will receive USD 143 million, Zimbabwe Cricket to get USD 94 million and the remaining seven Full Members will be given USD 132 million each.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr 27 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has expressed surprise with Pakistan's decision to call off their tour of Bangladesh in July and August. In 2015 the two boards went into a deal that we will play two series for the following two years in Bangladesh," he added. Pakistan was scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series on their tour to Bangladesh in July and August.
Samuels, man of the finals in West Indies’ both World T20 wins, is not new to the IPL. He has earlier played for the now-defunct Pune Warriors India.
RCB as well as GL hope to better their rankings in the IPL 2017 points table.
New Delhi, April 27, 2017 (AFP) - India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of a row with the sport's governing body over revenue sharing.