Mohammed ShamiIn Soup As Wife Charges Him Of Infidelity

New Delhi:  India pacer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday found himself in soup ahead of the renewewal of his contract with Cricket Board as his wife HasinJahan has accused him of infidelity and physically assaulting her over several months. Jahan went to the Lalbazar police headquarters on Wednesday evening and met senior cops in her lawyer's presence during her three-and-a-half-hour visit. This came a day after she posted a series of screenshots of text messages on Facebook, claiming that they were conversations between Shami and other women.


Nidahas Trophy 2018: Sri Lanka DefeatsIndia By Five Wickets In Tri-Series Opener

New Delhi:  Sri Lanka has defeated India in the opening T20I of the Nidahas Trophy tri-series by five wickets at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. 

KusalPerera was in some mood as he smashed Indian bowlers all around the park with pacer Shardul Thakur bearing the brunt of his assault, leaking 27 runs in his first over of the night. 

The Sri Lankan struck him for three straight fours followed by a six over mid-off. Stunned by the hiding, Shardul ended up bowling a waist-high no-ball and then was creamed for two more fours. Sri Lanka sprinted to their fifty in 3.4 overs and by the time Powerplay was over, had scored 75/2.


Sunil Gavaskar Named Commissioner Of T20 Mumbai League

New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has been named as the commissioner of the inaugural edition of the T20 Mumbai League, which will be held here from March 11-21.

All the matches of the League, in which six teams are participating, will be held at the iconic Wankhede Stadium. 

The announcement to appoint Gavaskar was made by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and Probability Sports India Private Limited (PSIPL) through a media release.

Gavaskar was the first Test batsman to score 10,000 runs.


Rashid Khan Becomes Youngest Captain In International Cricket

New Delhi: At 19 years and 165 days of age, Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, the No. 1 Twenty20 International bowler has become the youngest captain in the history of international cricket.

The World's No. 2 ODI bowler Rashid led Afghanistan, after regular skipper AsgharStanikzai was diagnosed with appendicitis, against Scotland in their opening match of the ICC World Cup qualifiers at Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. It was not a good start for the youngster as a skipper with Afghanistan losing the match by seven wickets to Scotland.

Rashid also had a tough outing as he was adjudged leg before for a golden duck while batting, before returning with the figures of 1 for 68 in nine overs.


BCCI's Junior National Selection Chief Venkatesh Prasad Resigns

New Delhi: Venkatesh Prasad has resigned as chairman of the BCCI's junior selection committee.

The 48-year-old former India fast bowler - who played a key part in putting together India's U-19 squad which won the World Cup this year - has called time on his role.

Prasad, who has donned several hats since retiring from international cricket in 2001, on Friday wrote to top BCCI officials and the Committee of Administrators, tendering his resignation from the post with immediate effect.