A few days ago, Sourav Ganguly came under scanner when he was appointed as advisor of Delhi Capitals despite holding the post of president of Cricket Association of Bengal. The matter is currently being considered by ombudsman DK Jain, who is yet to announce his verdict.
It was Jasprit Bumrah with the ball, in the last over, going for a yorker. Jones screamed out just two words: “Missed and disappeared”. Bumrah missed his mark and Pant just wafted it up and over square-leg with a furious waft of the bat.
The BCCI wants Rahul Dravid to take over as head coach of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) which is based in Bangalore. In the proposed new role, Dravid will monitor and work with various coaches at the academy.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy provides players like Prithvi Shaw an opportunity to comeback after an injury break; likes of Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey to stay in Indian selectors’ minds, and offers someone like Siddhesh Lad to remind his IPL team that he deserves a game.