Former Sri Lanka captain and 1996 World Cup-winning batsman Aravinda De Silva has been investigated over the 2011 World Cup fixing allegations. Along with De Silva, former opener Upul Tharanga, who played in the final, has also been questioned.
The 2007 T20 World Cup win was a watershed moment in Indian cricket. Not only did it bring Indian cricket glory following the disaster in the 50-over World Cup few months back, but also went a long way in popularising the version of the sport in India. Only a year later, the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) came into being
Backing their endeavour to give Black people equal right to live in the society, West Indies will wear a Black Lives Matter emblem on the collars of their shirts during Test series against England, which begins next month.
India's Test number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has praised former India captain Rahul Dravid for teaching him the significance of switching off from the game. Pujara replaced Dravid at the pivotal number three position in Tests for India, and is often hailed as his rightful successor.
Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has stated that there is nothing wrong with both teams sharing the World Cup in case of a tie, and that a Super Over is not necessary to choose one winner. As everyone is aware, England were declared winners of the 2019 World Cup despite tying the final as well as the Super Over. Hosts England were named champions on the basis of a controversial boundary count rule.
While Sachin Tendulkar is often termed as the greatest batsman of all time, the underrated Rahul Dravid has been finally given his due of sorts. The unassuming Dravid has been voted as the greatest Indian batsman in Test cricket in the last 50 years in an opinion poll by Wisden India.
After the announcement that three Pakistan players had tested positive for Coronavirus on Monday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday informed that seven more players have been infected by COVID-19.