Bipin Dani

  • TSHARJAH -  Khalid Latif's lawyer has claimed that his client had offered to help the so-called bookie, who was involved the spot-fixing controversy in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches, gets arrested but his appeal was ignored by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). In an exclusive chat ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq was happy to set world record of officiating in most number of Test matches as a captain after the age of 40. Born in Mianwali, Punjab on May 28, 1974, the 41-year-old right-handed batsman is captaining the Pakistani team against England in the ongoing ...

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  • TMUMBAI - On Mother's Day on Sunday, former Pakistan captain Hanif Mohammad vividly remembered his mother Ameer Bee Mohammad, who gave births to five sons, four of whom (Wazir, Hanif, Mushtaq and Sadiq) played Test cricket for Pakistan and the fifth, Raees, just missed debut as he was 12th man for a ...

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  • TMUMBAI - The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will no longer be working as an independent organisation for running the game of cricket in Asian countries, it is reliably learnt here. According to the highly placed sources in Malaysia, the ACC's Head Quarter office will no more be functioning after June ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Chhurim Sherpa, the lady mountaineer from Nepal, will carry the bat and jersey of late Phillip Hughes on the top of Mount Everest. This was revealed by Basant Chaudhary, the man who organised the Hiughes memorial match in Kathmandu on Saturday.  Speaking exclusively over his mobile ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Muhammad Zaman Khan is the second most popular face of cricket after his countrymen Sufi Abdul Jalil - famous as Chacha (Uncle) Cricket.  The invitation by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to witness the forthcoming World Cup matches has "not" brought smile on this cheerleader's face. ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Imran Khan’s marriage with the foreigner Jemima Khan didn’t last long, but Wasim Akram’s new love with the Australian connection will be successful, according to his psychologist-friend Maqbool Max Babri. Speaking exclusviely over his mobile from Lahore on Monday morning, ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) received a 'cold response from the Indian cricket officials for a bilateral series between two rival countries, PCB chief Zaka Ashraf said on Wednesday. Speaking exclusively from Singapore after the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting, Zaka said: We were keen ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Bangladesh may become the first Test playing nation to play against Pakistan in Pakistan after the Lahore Testmatch against the Sri Lankan teamwhich was scrapped after the terror attack in March 2009. This was revealed by the BCB chief. "We are seeking the ICC clearance to playthe series ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is all set to seek the permission of the President Asif Ali Zardari to announce his intention of returning to the national team, it is learnt here. According to the sources in Pakistan, Afridi was scheduled to meet Zardari, PCB Patron, on Monday ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Shoaib Akhtar is stressed and hurt due to the negative media publicity of his book 'Controversially Yours, according to co-author of the book Anshu Dogra. Speaking exclusively over her mobile from Delhi, she said: It is unfortunate that we had not anticipated so much such negative media ...

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  • TMUMBAI- Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin has died in Hyderabad, succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. Ayazuddin, 19, suffered serious injuries to the head, chest and abdomen, and hadn't regained consciousness since the accident. A medical ...

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  • TMUMBAI - The Hot-Spot inventor may have claimed that the application of Vaseline to the edge of a bat can have no significant effect on the technology, but according to the former England left-arm medium pace bowler, John Lever believes that the application of Vaseline is against the Spirit of the ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Rameez Raja Junior, the new inductee in the Pakistan team for the tour of Zimbabwe had not seen the enough of senior Rameez Raja playing and captaining the national team but he wants to make his own identity in the game. The call to the right handed batsman and the right-arm off break ...

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  • TMUMBAI - In almost 200 years at its St Johns Wood home, Lords cricket ground has hosted countless unforgettable records. From Ashes successes to World Cup finals, 2000th Test of the history of the game, 100th Test between England and India, millions of people have witnessed Test matches that will ...

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  • TMUMBAI The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) may have confirmed the use of the DRS (Decision Review System) for the forthcoming home series against Australia, but the BBG sports, may find it difficult to supply the Hot Spot cameras (the important components used for the system). We are in a difficult ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Akram Khan, the Bangladesh's 42-year-old new chief selector, had read the reports of India's K Srikkanth favouring his out-of-form son, Aniruddha, for the Emerging Players Tournament (EPT) selection. He, however, said, "I chaired the recent selection committee (his first as a chairman) ...

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  • TMUMBAI - While the members of the MCC's World Cricket Committee (WCC) will discuss (at Lord's) an update received from former Australia captain Steve Waugh on corruption in cricket, hear in-depth presentations on the use and legality of lie detectors and discuss how successfully cricket has dealt ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Former International Cricket Council (ICC) umpire Daryl Harper, who has criticised the ICC for a lack of support in the face of concerted pressure from India's players and media which ultimately led to him being hounded out of Test cricket a match earlier than he was scheduled to retire, ...

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  • TMUMBAI Former Pakistani captain, Imran Khan will deliver the lecture during the third Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture in Mumbai next month, revealed by Sadesai's wife Nandini. "We have invited Imran Khan to deliver the lecture this year and are waiting for the confirmation from his date", she ...

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  • TMUMBAI - The former Pakistani skipper, Shahid Afridi has a case, if he decides to drag the PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt to court, according to his lawyer, Syed Ali Zaffar. Speaking exclusively from Karachi, he says, "Ijaz Butt's statement that Shahid Afridi will not captain the Pakistan team again is not ...

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  • THONG KONG - Not only the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are opposing the abolition of the rotation policy for the ICC presidentship, but a few more countries have reservation over the move, it is learnt here. This was confirmed by none other than the top ICC ...

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  • THONG KONG - Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is neither supporting nor opposing the abolition of the proposed rotation policy for the International Cricket Council (ICC) president, said SLC interim committee chairman, DS deSilva. Speaking exclusively at the hotel here on Tuesday late evening, he said: "If ...

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  • TMUMBAI - While all Test playing nations have had hired the services of Australians for their players coaching (Bangloadesh: Jamie Siddons, Sri Lanka: Tom Moody, Trevor Bayliss, Stuart Law, India: Greg Chappell and Pakistan: Geoff Lawson), Cricket Australia (CA) last week turned to Pakistans Saqlain ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Bucknor, the former International Cricket Council (ICC) umpire, didn't go to witness team India's victory against West Indies in the first Test match at Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica, but says, he has no ill feelings for the Indian players. "No, absolutely I have no ill feelings for ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Chris Gayles interview on KLAS Sports, a radio station in Jamaica, is talk of the town in Carribian Island. In his hard hitting interview in April, Gayle had criticised the team coach Ottis Gibson and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) officials. Now the former skipper is struggling to ...

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  • TMUMBAI - The 32-year old Pakistan all-rounder, Shahid Afridi, who is likely to get 'clearance to play in English county, will be able to play nine Twenty20 matches, according to Tim Tremlett, the Director and Cricket Secretary at Hampshire County Cricket Club. Speaking exclusively over his mobile ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Most of the international cricketers would dream of making their debut at Lord's or playing their last match at game's 'Mecca' at Lord's. Sanath Jayasuriya, who turns 42 on June 30, has had this opportunity to play his farewell match at Lord's but he has decided to call it a day at the ...

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  • TMUMBAI - The International Cricket Council (ICC) is 'considering elimination of the present rotation system for the President post, it is learnt here. According to the sources in Dubai, the issue is likely to be taken up for discussion among the Board Members in the Annual General Meeting (AGM), ...

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  • TMUMBAI - Shahid Afridi will not be able to play this season for English county Hampshire, according to Chairman Rod Bransgrove. Speaking to this scribe, he said: "PCB chairman Ijaz Butt is very rigid on its stand and is unlikely to re-issue the No Objection Certificate (NOC) to Afridi and ...

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