Latest Cricket News Updates http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Sun 09 Aug 2020 IPL should not be damaged, let the World Cup go to hell: Shoaib Akhtar slams BCCI http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/j9Z3U7Z4mi_drh-sevawcirc/ipl-should-not-be-damaged-let-the-world-cup-go-to-hell-shoaib-akhtar-slams-bcci.html Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has hit out at the BCCI, alleging the Indian cricket board had a hand in the postponement of the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup to pave the way for the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held. Akhtar also expressed disappointment at the Asia Cup being cancelled. BCCI comes up with tentative schedule for IPL 2020, here’s why broadcasters are unhappy http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/jMvZ795hyW_drh-sevawcirc/bcci-comes-up-with-tentative-schedule-for-ipl-2020-heres-why-broadcasters-are-unhappy.html The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly come up with a tentative schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL). The BCCI is hopeful of hosting the event from September 26 to November 8. IPL 2020: BCCI exploring all options to host tournament, says Ganguly http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/oSSyuBmq2k_drh-sevawcirc/ipl-2020-bcci-exploring-all-options-to-host-tournament-says-ganguly.html Even as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to wreck havoc in India, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has stated that every possible angle is being explored to try and see if the tournament can go ahead this year. Ganguly added that the possibility of holding the tournament in front of empty stands is also being considered seriously. BCCI nominates Rohit for Khel Ratna; Dhawan, Ishant, Deepti for Arjuna http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/yZLBnvLLLI_drh-sevawcirc/bcci-nominates-rohit-for-khel-ratna-dhawan-ishant-deepti-for-arjuna.html The BCCI has nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in the wake of his stellar performances across formats in 2019. Further, the names of Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Deepti Yadav have been shortlisted for the Arjuna Award. Cricketing activity can only start after monsoon season: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/2ONzGdW4G9_drh-sevawcirc/cricketing-activity-can-only-start-after-monsoon-season-bcci-ceo-rahul-johri.html BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has admitted that he doesn't see any cricketing activity taking place before the end of the monsoon season. However, he was hopeful that the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held this year. It’s official: BCCI suspends IPL 2020 indefinitely http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/X43mVlNYtN_drh-sevawcirc/its-official-bcci-suspends-ipl-2020-indefinitely.html After news reports of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 being postponed further in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday officially confirmed that the tournament has been suspended indefinitely. The decision comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown in the country will continue till May 3. COVID-19: BCCI cancels con-call with IPL franchise owners http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/OqCpwsXFve_drh-sevawcirc/covid-19-bcci-cancels-con-call-with-ipl-franchise-owners.html The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Tuesday, cancelled the much-awaited conference call with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise owners, which was scheduled to be held to discuss the way ahead following the postponement of the T20 league. The IPL was due to begin on March 29, but had to be pushed behind till April 15 owing to the rapid spread of Coronavirus. Following the cancellation of Tuesday’s con-call, IPL 2020 stares at a bleak future. Cheteshwar Pujara wonders what the fuss around his strike rate is all about http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/e4cLQnrxOq_drh-sevawcirc/cheteshwar-pujara-wonders-what-the-fuss-around-his-strike-rate-is-all-about.html Despite having played 77 Tests in which he has scored close to 6,000 runs at an average of over 48, India’s reliable number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has come under the scanner of