New Delhi: On guard after the Indian cricket team's injury crisis during its shambolic tour of England recently, IPL authorities have instructed the franchises to report any injury problems in their sides immediately to the BCCI.
IPL boss Rajiv Shukla said he would try to create better coordination between the BCCI and the cash-rich league's franchises to ensure that players are well taken care of and are not found wanting in fitness on international assignments.
Shukla said the franchises would be told to report players' injuries at the earliest to avoid any hassles later.
During our meeting with franchises we will emphasise that they pay most attention to these problems and give instruction to the team physios on injury management to avoid injuries, Shukla told PTI in an interview here....more
09:33 PM, Mar 03, 2008
Hong Kong: ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat defended scrapping the provision of runners in international cricket, saying batsmen were not using the system in the right spirit. It's been considered by the cricket committee... and there has been a strong feeling that runners were used not in the right spirit, Lorgat told reporters here. It's quite a difficult one for umpires to determine whether there has been a real injury to...
12:00 AM, Feb 08, 2008