Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation on Tuesday, announced a complete lockdown of 21 days in the country in an effort to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus. Bigwigs of the Indian cricket fraternity hailed the move, and requested people to follow instructions given by the PM.
In IPL 2020 two teams will be a mix of four franchises each -- Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders (north and east India), and Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians (South and West India).
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly opines that Day-Night Test has a bright future, and even went on to express his desire that India should play at least one pink-ball match in every series.
The somewhat controversial tenure of the BCCI senior selection committee led by MSK Prasad has come to an end, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Sunday. An amendment in the BCCI constitution does allow for a maximum term of five years for a selection committee. However, BCCI has decided not to extend the tenure of the present team.
Veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has sought a change in the Indian selection panel, and has tweeted requesting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to do so. Harbhajan wrote so in reference to Sanju Samson being dropped from the T20I squad for the West Indies series without being given a chance to prove his worth against Bangladesh.