MUMBAI, (Reuters) – The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has labelled Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s comments as “personal opinion” after the national team’s captain said beleaguered coach Duncan Fletcher still called the shots and would lead them into next year’s World Cup.
(Cricinfo) The Caribbean Premier League’s (CPL) cricket tournament committee has ruled that match referee Denavon Hayles properly applied the relevant rules in the rain-hit CPL final on August 16, which Barbados Tridents won by eight runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Golden Jaguars International Vurlon Mills said despite lack of international experience within the squad, he is confident Guyana can qualify for the second round of the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Championships.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Combative left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park on Wednesday.
Port of Spain, Trinidad – Director of cricket at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Richard Pybus says that the new system for regional cricket proposed by him will make regional cricketers coachable.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Captain Dwayne Bravo says West Indies are more focussed on building their unit in preparation for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup, than completing a series whitewash over Bangladesh.
(Reuters) – World record holder and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100 meters in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organisers said yesterday.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, (Reuters) – Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull yesterday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Serena Williams, who opens her quest for a third successive U.S. Open title with a meeting against fellow African American Taylor Townsend tomorrow, said Arthur Ashe would have been proud.