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IPL cancellation could incur 4000 cr loss for BCCI, reveals Arun Dhumal

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BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has stated that BCCI might suffer a loss of around 4000 Crore if the IPL doesn't go ahead this summer. Dhumal has further added that the BCCI will opt for more bilateral series instead of ICC tournaments as the former adds more revenue to their system than the ICC events. In the time of global crisis, if there is one board that can claim to be on a safer side, it has to be BCCI even though their biggest money-making machine Indian Premier League is all but cancelled.

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AB De Villiers Ranks Kohli As Best Batsman To Chase Targets, Hails Sachin A Role Model

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Former South Africa batting great AB de Villiers has ranked his RCB team mate and Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the best batsman in the world while chasing down targets. The Proteas batting wizard's remarks came as he was asked to pick his choise between Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar. "Sachin is a role model for both of us, the way he stood out in his era, the things he achieved and with the grace he did all that is a great example for everyone. And I think Virat will also say that he set the standards for us to follow," ESPNCricinfo

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After growing up, Yuvraj Singh became my favourite cricketer, admits Soumya Sarkar

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Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar has revealed that after growing up, he considered Yuvraj Singh as his favourite cricketer, because of the Indian's aggressive playing style. He also admired the southpaw's dedication to the team and revealed a meeting with him, which changed his outlook on cricket. After making his debut in 2000 against Kenya, Yuvraj Singh has gone from a rookie to a veteran in the Indian cricket after the 2011 World Cup victory. Influential to India's both World Cup-winning campaigns - 2007 and 2011, the southpaw has not only shaped Indian cricket but also influenced others.

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Kohli tops Tendulkar when it comes to chasing: de Villiers

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Johannesburg, May 12 | Former South Africa captain believes Virat Kohli is the best batsman when it comes to chasing a target and even topples legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar in that aspect. “Sachin is a role model for both of us – the way he stood out in his era, the things he achieved and with the grace he did all that is a great example for everyone,” de Villiers said while speaking to cricketer-turned-commentator Pommie Mbangwa during an Instagram Live Session, reports ESPNcricinfo.

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I came to know of four fractures while wringing out a wet towel: Yuzvendra Chahal

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Right arm leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal admitted to having unknowingly played with a fracture in the Indian Premier League (IPL), highlighting the importance of separate workout for the fingers and wrist. Chahal revealed this during his appearance in the web show 'Double Trouble' where Indian women cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues have a candid chat with sportspersons. After their popular interaction with ace shuttler PV Sindhu, Sania Mirza and Rohit Sharma, the two invited India's two best leg spinners - Yuzvendra Chahal and Poonam Yadav on their show.

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Bilateral cricket crucial in post-COVID climate - BCCI treasurer

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Like all sports across the globe, cricket hasn't been shielded by the financial impact of the COVID-19 break. In an exclusive interview with Cricbuzz, Arun Dhumal - BCCI Treasurer, opens up about the impact on Indian cricket, the board's course of action once normalcy resumes and why ICC tournaments could be sidelined in the near future. EXCERPTS: Can you estimate how much the BCCI stands to lose financially due to the COVID-19 outbreak? We'll be able to assess it once we know when we're going to start [the cricket]. As of now, every bilateral that we miss, we'll be losing money. And if

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