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  • BCCI pressurised Australia, England for ICC revamp, says Sanjay Patel 07-06-2014 09:22 PM

    Hyderabad: The BCCI had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the England and Australian boards agreed to the controversial restructuring of the ICC and decided to give a lion's share of revenue to the Indian board, said its secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday. "We got criticised by...
  • Australia's Luke Pomersbach retires from cricket due to depression 05-06-2014 11:34 AM

    Twenty20 batsman Luke Pomersbach ended his professional cricket career indefinitely on Thursday to deal with depression. Pomersbach only played one Twenty20 international for Australia in 2007 but his hard-hitting exploits earned him contracts with the Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He has most...
  • Marsh 'to replace Inverarity' as Australia chief selector 01-05-2014 09:04 AM

    Sydney: John Inverarity, regarded as one of the architects of Australia's recent success, is expected to stand down as chairman of selectors and be replaced by Rod Marsh, reports said on Thursday. The 70-year-old's contract expires at the end of June and Cricket Australia directors will consider changes to the...
  • Johnson may quit limited-overs cricket to prolong Test career 15-04-2014 05:49 PM

    Australia's Mitchell Johnson may quit limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career with an eye on the 2015 Ashes series in England, the fast bowler said on Tuesday. The 32-year-old has been Australia's talisman in a spectacular recent run, bowling them to a whitewash of arch-rivals England and a series...
  • Former Australia batsman Marcus North retires 03-04-2014 11:28 AM

    Perth: Ex-Australia Test batsman Marcus North says he will retire from first-class cricket to pursue wine industry business interests in Britain and to play limited stints in English county cricket. North scored 886 runs at an average of 63.28 this season to lead his Western Australia side to its first...
  • Clarke suffered fractured shoulder in South Africa barrage 17-03-2014 09:44 AM

    Sydney: Australian captain Michael Clarke is suffering from a fractured shoulder stemming from the barrage of bouncers he faced during the third Test against South Africa, it was revealed Monday. Cricket Australia said the injury has forced him out of the domestic Sheffield Shield final this weekend. "Michael Clarke was...
  • Mitchell Johnson has toe ailment, T20 status in doubt 13-03-2014 09:33 AM

    Melbourne: Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has a right toe infection and his availability for the World Twenty20 tournament is in question. Cricket Australia said on Thursday a final decision on his inclusion in the squad is yet to be made and that his scheduled departure on Sunday to Bangladesh...
  • India deserve a 'little say' in international cricket: Ponting 15-02-2014 11:10 PM

    Wellington: Australian legend Ricky Ponting says India deserves a "little say" in international cricket being the "powerhouse nation" of the game but also hopes that the concerned stakeholders would strike a balance in the near future. The ICC recently announced wide-ranging changes to how the sport will be run, including...
  • ICC meets today to approve revamp plan 07-02-2014 04:54 PM

    Singapore:India will push for significant control over the ICC's revenue and power structure when a radical revamp plan is put to vote in a meeting here on Saturday despite strong resentment from the Cricket Boards of South Africa, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The controversial restructuring of the ICC, which would...
  • ICAI two-day campus placement programme from February 17 03-02-2014 04:40 PM

    Coimbatore: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will hold a two-day nationwide campus placement programme from February 17. The programme is being held at 16 different locations in India, including Coimbatore, V Murali, Chief Coordinator of Coimbatore, said on Monday. The programme is held twice every year in...
  • India deserves lion's share of ICC revenue: Cricket Australia 01-02-2014 12:23 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia Chairman Wally Edwards has come out in strong support of the BCCI receiving a lion's share of world cricket revenue, saying that India deserves a fair compensation for contributing 80 per cent of the revenue by "hiring out" its team. Talking about the new revenue distribution model...
  • There should be seven members in ICC ExCo: Mani 30-01-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: Welcoming ICC's move to defer decision on its governance and financial revamp plan, former president Ehsan Mani has insisted on increasing the number of Executive committee members from five to seven so that the "the Big 3" do not have a veto on any matter. ICC's executive board...
  • ICC set to go back to the future 30-01-2014 09:30 AM

    London: For much of its history the International Cricket Council (ICC) was unable to do anything without the approval of England and Australia, the two original Test nations. So the announcement from the ICC's headquarters in Dubai on Wednesday that it had agreed in principle to be effectively run by...
  • ICC Meet: BCCI has its way, bulk of its demands unanimously passed 28-01-2014 09:24 PM

    Dubai: In a landmark move that will change the global structure of cricket administration, the BCCI's status as the most influential cricketing body in the world was on Tuesday formally acknowledged with bulk of its demands being "unanimously" passed at the ICC Executive Board meeting here. While the 'Position Paper'...
  • Former England captain Atherton criticises the 'big three' move 27-01-2014 09:14 PM

    London: Former England captain Michael Atherton has openly criticised the move by the cricket boards of England, India and Australia to take control of the International Cricket Council and also enjoy bigger share of the revenues of the governing body. "...the end of the notion that a fair and principled...
  • India to push for lion's share of revenue at ICC board meet 27-01-2014 05:39 PM

    Dubai: The BCCI will have its task cut as the richest cricket board in the world pushes for lion's share of revenue from ICC's earnings along with two cricket boards from England and Australia at the two-day executive board meeting of the governing body here on Tuesday. It will be...
  • Pakistan cautious about BCCI offer to play in neutral venues 25-01-2014 08:20 AM

    Karachi: The cricket community in the country has reacted cautiously to reports that the Indian and English Boards were willing to play Pakistan at neutral venues with some asking the PCB not to fall in the "trap". The reports of the BCCI and the England and Wales Cricket Board hinting...
  • BCCI leads the battle to revamp the ICC 23-01-2014 04:49 PM

    Almost numb to the opposition, India, England and Australia are busy tick-marking major structural changes in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) governance that will make them immune to major pitfalls, give a larger control of the game, as well as entitle the 'Big Three' to a bigger chunk of the...
  • Shane Warne to mentor Australia spinners in World T20 23-01-2014 09:11 AM

    Sydney: Leg spinner Shane Warne has been appointed as a consultant to work with Australia's spin bowlers ahead of the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh in March. Cricket Australia said Thursday that Warne will support head coach Darren Lehmann with the squad soon after it assembles in South Africa on...
  • Pearson Teaching Awards: Honouring the heroes of classrooms 19-01-2014 09:56 PM

    Pearson is one of the leading educational companies in the world that has been servicing in this sector for more than 150 years in more than 70 countries. With the focus on test preparation, Pearson has taken concrete steps to help the students crack concrete exams. Here is a look...
  • Happy with Australia's performance: Mickey Arthur 19-12-2013 03:27 PM

    Melbourne: Mickey Arthur, who was sacked unceremoniously by Cricket Australia (CA) as the Australia coach earlier this year, has moved on in his life. The South African has tried to keep himself away Australia's Ashes win but he is happy. Earlier this year, with less than three weeks before the...
  • Australian pace trio work way back under Lillee 19-12-2013 09:15 AM

    Sydney: Australian pace trio James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins are in training under Test great Dennis Lillee as they work their way back to full fitness from injury, a report said Thursday. Australia have already wrestled back the Ashes without their services, but plans are in place to...
  • N Srinivasan meets CA boss in Singapore to discuss ICC's revenue model 02-12-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to capitalise on its financial clout, the BCCI is set to demand a greater share of the profit from the revenues generated by the International Cricket Council. According to sources in the BCCI, Srinivasan met the Cricket Australia chairman Walter Edwards in Singapore last week to discuss...
  • Pearson Teaching Awards: The changing face of professional education 01-12-2013 02:39 PM

    With the focus on test preparation, Pearson has taken concrete steps to help the students crack concrete exams. Here is a look at the new technology being used by students like Eten IAS and Eten CA to guide students. ...
  • Australian to keep injuries secret for Ashes: report 14-10-2013 09:11 AM

    Sydney: Australia will protect information about player injuries so as not to cede any competitive advantage to England in the coming Ashes series, a report said on Monday. Officials will not divulge the nature of any injuries suffered unless the player is ruled out of a Test match, according to...
  • 21-year-old student commits suicide on being scolded over poor performance in CA exam 03-10-2013 01:50 PM

    A 21-year-old CA student committed suicide in front of his parents by laying on a railway track minutes before a train arrived in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. "Rahul took the extreme step on Wednesday after being scolded by his parents over poor performance in exams," they...
  • Ambani probe reveals IT accounts of MS Dhoni, SRK, Salman Khan were also hacked 26-09-2013 03:39 PM

    Mumbai Police, which is probing the alleged hacking by a CA student into Anil Ambani's e-filing of Income-Tax returns account, has stumbled upon another CA student who not only accessed the top industrialist's account, but also of popular cricketers and film stars including Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, Shah Rukh...
  • CA student hacks into industrialist Anil Ambani's I-T account 13-09-2013 03:08 PM

    A young chartered accountant student from Hyderabad has allegedly hacked into the e-filing of income tax returns account of leading industrialist Anil Ambani, with an intention to know his income and tax amount paid over a period of time, police said on Friday. The 21-year-old woman, who has been doing...
  • Australia gear up for day-night Test cricket 30-08-2013 08:54 AM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia will trial day-night first-class matches this summer with plans to play a Test in Australia under lights by 2015-16. CA said in a statement on Friday that the ninth round of its Sheffield Shield competition will all be day-night matches and played with pink balls. The matches...
  • No threat to Clarke's captainship: CA Team Performance Manager 25-08-2013 10:38 PM

    Jaipur: Despite team's disappointing Ashes defeat, there is apparently no threat to Michael Clarke's captaincy, feels Cricket Australia's Manager (team Performance) Adam Fraser. Fraser, who is part of the three-member team of observers here to inspect the facilities and arrangements for the Australia's forthcoming tour to India, said that Clarke...