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Controversial Indian pacer who has been banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing during IPL 6 has proclaimed that he is innocent and has even dashed off a letter to the Indian cricket board’s disciplinary committee, explaining why he feels he has been unfairly treated.

Ireland recently thumped Scotland by seven wickets to lay their hands on the World Cricket League Championship Trophy. The development was the latest in the growing list of honours for the Ireland cricket team.

Even as the deadlock over the schedule of the India-South Africa series remains unsolved, Cricket South Africa’s CEO Haroon Lorgat will meet BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel at the Chief Executives' Meet at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on September 16 and 17, It is here that the two parties will try to resolve the impasse over the tour.

Former commissioner of the Indian Premier League, Lalit Modi, has been found guilty by a BCCI committee on eight charges of ‘indiscipline and misconduct’ relating to financial and administrative matters of the IPL, including sale of franchise and media rights

Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri’s speech at the fifth Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture at the Bombay Gymkhana was a clear cut case of him ignoring all that is wrong with Indian cricket and focusing only on the positives when things are not actually all that bright.

Younis Khan has been among Pakistan’s most consistent batsmen over the last decade or so. In fact, following the loss of Mohammad Yousuf and Inzamam-ul-Haw he has been the sole batsman with vast batting experience in the middle order.

When David Warner first made his mark for Australia following a few bludgeoning innings in T20 cricket a few seasons, he seemed set to be the next big thing in one-dayers for Australia. However, in the four-year period that the left-hander has been part of in one-dayers he hasn’t quite lived up to the expectations

Even though the first unofficial Test between India A and New Zealand A at Visakhapatnam ended in a drab draw, there were gains for both sides from the match. For New Zealand A, Luke Ronchi made an impressive century to set up his side’s competitive first-innings score.

New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder just cannot seem to steer clear of controversies. After nearly losing in life in a bar brawl earlier this year, he has now been suspended for six months after a drug test found him testing positive for a banned substance.