FORMER CRICKETER

  • ExAus cricketer Dean Jones to turn golf pro July 11, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australian test batsman Dean Jones says he will trade his cricket bat for golf clubs and join the professional Australian Seniors Tour later this year. The 51yearold Jones has competed as an amateur in several Australian golf tournaments over the past three years, finishing third in the Victorian Senior...
  • BCCI gives cheques to 20 former cricketers May 27, 2012

    Chennai: The BCCI on Sunday distributed the remaining installment of its onetime benefit payments to the country's 20 former international and domestic players ahead of the IPL final between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here. Former India cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, S Venkataraghavan,...
  • BCCI awards 16 former players May 25, 2012

    Chennai: As a part of its onetime benefit payments, the BCCI on Friday presented cheques to the country's 16 former international and domestic players who have served Indian cricket with distinction over the years. Former India skipper Kris Srikkanth, Madan Lal, Chetan Chauhan and Salim Durani, among others, were awarded...
  • Texas tycoon convicted for the biggest fraud ever March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Former cricketer and financier Allen Stanford was convicted on Tuesday for the biggest investment fraud ever. A whopping sum of $7 billion fraud investment landed Allen Stanford in the Texas court where he was declared found guilty on 13 counts of a 14count criminal indictment. Having spend...