OVERSEAS PLAYERS

  • England extend qualifying period for overseas players April 30, 2012

    London: England, who regularly include several overseasborn cricketers in their Test team, have extended the qualifying period for players from four to seven years. Players who start living in England or Wales after their 18th birthday will now need to complete a residence period of seven consecutive years, the England and...
  • Warner will increase competition in Delhi: Taylor April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A fitagain Ross Taylor is confident of playing for Delhi Daredevils for the entire fifth season of the IPL, but feels the team management will have some tough decisions to make on its overseas players when Australian opener David Warner returns from the West Indies. Taylor is aware...
  • Sachin gets honorary life membership of SCG February 26, 2012

    Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar became the first overseas player to be presented with the honorary life membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Sunday. Presenting the award, New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell said, "Sachin is one of the greatest cricketers ever and it's only appropriate we honour him with life...
  • No resolution in SaharaBCCI standoff February 13, 2012

    Chennai: Soon after the BCCI clarified that it would not make an exception for the Sahara Group to end its standoff with the longtime Team India sponsors, the Subrata Royled Sahara hit back at the Indian cricket board, accusing them of breach of trust. In a statement released shortly after the...